Is Cash Accepted At Petco Park? What is Padres Pay?

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Petco Park Payment Options

In the olden days, ballpark admission cost a nickel. A hot dog, a jersey and a box of peanuts each cost a nickel. The players all played for a nickel each. At today’s modern stadium, that nickel is worthless in more ways than one.

In 2024, a baseball game is a spending event. And when you come for that Petco Park cash register, you best not miss.

Petco Park is Cashless

Petco Park is cashless venue. You cannot pay for anything with cash. Be ready and show up with alternative contactless payment methods because stadium vendors cannot accept cash.

How To Pay San Diego Padres Games

Accepted payment methods at Petco Park include:
Credit Cards – Yes most major credit cards are accepted. So if you are packing plastic, you are in good shape.
Padres Pay – Padres Pay is one of the accepted digital payments which you can use to pay for concessions and purchases at retail locations inside Petco Park.
Google Pay – Pay the Google Way! Yes, Google Pay is accepted. How to pay with Android
Apple Pay – Pay the Apple Way! Yes you can pay with Apple Pay. How to pay with iPhone

Which Credit Cards Are Accepted

Credit cards are accepted at Petco Park. Stadium vendors will take Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

Padres Pay

Padres Pay is a completely contactless payment method that makes it fast, safe and easy to pay for items within Petco Park. It is integrated into the MLB Ballpark App, the same app used for digital ticketing, and requires biometric authentication for security. Padres Pay works with payment methods that are saved to the wallet, such as Mastercard, Visa, and American Express, as well as credit cards with CVV codes.

How Does Padres Pay Work

Customers can quickly and securely purchase items by opening the MLB Ballpark App and displaying a unique QR code at the Point of Sale. Setting up an account and loading up funds from a form of payment is simple and secure, making the experience of purchasing items at the San Diego Padres ballpark even more enjoyable. Powered by Tappit, the reason for the switch to cashlessness is for safety, convenience, speed and society’s inevitable march towards a soulless and robotic future.

Petco Park Gift Cards

Read more about Padres Gift Cards

Note: Although cash is not accepted by vendors, there are still ATMs located in the park.

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