PayByPhone parking is quickly becoming a popular payment option in the beautiful surf town. PayByPhone is offered at the 1400 parking spaces operated by the town and Lanier Parking. Wrightsville Beach joins nearby Carolina Beach and Wilmington as destinations that offer PayByPhone parking in North Carolina.
To use the service, motorists must first register their cell phone number, license plate number and Visa/MasterCard/American Express number by visiting www.paybyphone.com or by calling 1-888-380-PARK (7275) from their parking spot. These details are encrypted and the account is protected by a PIN of their choice. Once signed up with a free account, users simply call 1-888-380-PARK (7275) from their cell phone and key in the location number (posted on the meter) and the amount of parking time desired. A history of transactions is then viewable any time the user logs into their account at www.paybyphone.com.