Looks like the ubiquitous ATMs that we are all so familiar with now could go the way of the manual cash register or the Abacus within as little as a decade
- if the Banks get their way that is
- and they usually do....
Must say I would find this pretty inconvenient but my gut feeling is that given the size of Blanchardstown they will probably be around for a while yet
But people living in remote areas may find that the local shop is the only place they can get cashback
Surely though retailers will resist this as the extra cash they would have to hold would increase their security risK
Cashpoints will be replaced with supermarket cashback within five to ten years, under plans being drawn up by Britain's biggest ATM network.
The idea will see shops told to offer free cash services to members of the public with no requirement for them to buy items first.
Link claims the amount being withdrawn from cash points will halve over the next decade as consumers move to using credit and debit cards for everyday spending.
High street cash machines to be replaced by supermarket cashback service within decade