London Oyster Card: Everything you need to know.

Oyster can also be used between Gatwick Airport and London Victoria on Gatwick Express services. It’s quick and easy to buy an Oyster card, top up online and add your Travelcard or season ticket. You can use the Oyster card on buses, Tubes, trams, the Docklands Light Railway, London Overground and most National Rail services in London.

There are two ways to get your own Oyster card: you can order one online through the TfL website, or alternatively, get a card from your local station. Some great benefits to the Oyster and online account are viewing any previous or incomplete journeys, uploading season tickets, an auto top-up so you won’t run out of money, apply for refunds and protection against loss or theft.

How to get around London: Oyster card, Travel card or.

You can use Oyster on all of our trains for journeys that start and finish in the London Travelcard area. It’s quick and easy to buy an Oyster card, top up online and add your Travelcard or season ticket. You can use the Oyster card on buses, Tubes, trams, the Docklands Light Railway, London Overground and most National Rail services in London.What if I run out of credit on my Visitor Oyster card? If you run out of credit, you can top up your card at any station or at thousands of shops throughout London. You can also make one bus journey without any credit. The cost of the journey will be deducted when you next top up your Oyster card. There are three ways for you to obtain a refund on a Visitor Oyster card: Refunds at Tube station.As far as I know you top it up online just like a normal Oyster card - registering it first if it's not already registered Remember you have a limited period between topping up on line and swiping it at your designated station to activate the top up. Not sure how long it is - a week I think.


I haven't figured out how to do auto-top-up yet though, as that isn't an option on the above method. Ideally I'd like to be able to link the DC's card to my own so I could top it up from my own Oyster account. Just an update as I've managed to do this now - link the Zip cards to my own Oyster account that is.With an Oyster Card, there are a few different ways you can arrange to top up, or collect additional tickets, or have balances transferred.Broadly, they are: At a station with a ticket machine (simpler things only) At a station at the ticket office; Via auto top-up; Arrange with the call centre of website, then collect from a nominated station when you touch in or out.

Oyster card Pay As You Go. Oyster is a smartcard which can hold credit, for use as Pay As You Go (PAYG), and Travelcards. They can be used on all National Rail services in London as well as all services operated by Transport for London, TfL, i.e. bus, tube, tram and DLR. Travelling around London on Southeastern is easy, we have 73 stations in the Oyster PAYG area. You can use Oyster PAYG on.

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The above graph displays service status activity for Oyster.com over the last 10 automatic checks. The blue bar displays the response time, which is better when smaller. If no bar is displayed for a specific time it means that the service was down and the site was offline.

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The Oyster Card is not stamped with a start or expiry date which means you can start using your Oyster Card whenever you want and any remaining credit can be used during any future trips to London. You can also easily top up your Oyster Card with cash or card at any TFL ticket counter. And don't worry, using your Oyster Travelcard for the first time won't activate your London Pass.

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Visitor Oyster cards are plastic smartcards you can use instead of paper tickets. You top up the card with pay as you go credit which you use when you travel. It is the cheapest way to pay for single journeys on bus, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground, Tfl Rail, most National Rail services in London, Emirates Air Line cable car and River Bus services (MBNA Thames Clippers).

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Oyster card with pay as you go credit to cover the whole of the journey you are making, an Oyster card set with Auto top up, a validated contactlesspayment card (you must validate your card before boarding the tram. 3.4 We reserve the right to close entrances to, and exits from, our.

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If you ordered a zip oyster card for your child, how long did it take to arrive? They are saying within a week online but was thinking it might be a 3 day turnaround type thing? Is it worth getting if we're only going to be in London for a week? If we don't get one is it loads of hassle to get through the barriers?

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Young people who are under 16 can get an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard that will allow them to travel free on buses and trams, pay half the adult rate on the Tube, DLR and London Overground and buy.

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If you have not yet provided us with a security question and answer, and you have not used the Oyster card to travel in the last 8 weeks you will be unable to create an account. Please make a journey using the Oyster card and try again the next day. For further assistance, please contact TfL Customer Services on 0343 222 1234 (8am - 8pm).

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Watch out for card clash. If you touch your contactless payment card on a card reader when it’s in the same wallet or purse as other bankcards or contactless smartcards (eg. Oyster card or building pass), you may end up paying with a card you didn't intend to use.

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