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Old 01-27-2013, 11:38 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by sachilles
Depends a little on their lost property laws. The tech is there. Some states will not allow you to "re-load" a gift card, only issue a new ones (banking regulation hurdle, but most states are coming around on this issue). Honestly, that would be a feature I'd be worried the most about skimmers. If the state does not allow re-loading, you'd either have to issue a new bracelet, or you could conceivably add a removable "charm" for the bracelet with gift card functionality(using mag stripe tech or rfid). Allowing children to be able to freely charge to a room can be an adventure for the parents and the CM helping them decipher. If they allow a credit card backing, and you choose a debit card, you really are asking for some pain if you allow your child to charge to it. Of course that is a parenting issue, rather than a tech issue.
The Walt Disney company will fight any movement by the states of Florida and California to not allow reloading of giftcards until the cows come home.

I don't know about Cali...but Florida would crumble like a house of cards under their lobbying pressure.
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