How long are Visitor Oyster cards valid for?

How long are Visitor Oyster cards valid for?

How long are Visitor Oyster cards valid for?

The pay as you go credit on your Visitor Oyster card never expires so you can keep your card until your next visit, or lend it to family and friends. If you don’t need your Visitor Oyster card, you can get the remaining credit refunded. The £5 you paid for your card won’t be refunded.

Can I still use my 16 Oyster card after it expires?

Your 16+ Zip Oyster photocard expires on 30 September in the year after your 18th birthday….I live in a London borough.

Age on 31 August 2021 Expiry date
16 30 September 2023
17 30 September 2022
18 30 September 2022

Can Oyster cards be reactivated?

Your Oyster can’t be reactivated, you’d need to purchase a new card and start again from scratch.

Is Oyster cheaper than contactless?

As a general rule a Travelcard is more expensive than an Oyster card or Contactless payment card. The exception is if you make 3 or more journeys for 6 days or more within a 7 day period. Otherwise an Oyster on a Pay As You Go basis or a Contactless payment card is cheaper.

Does an Oyster card ever expire?

Can I still use this when I come to London? Yes, Visitor Oyster cards never expire. You can top up your pay as you go credit at any Tube station ticket office or machine, Oyster Ticket Stops, Travel Information Centres and some National Rail stations.

What do I do when my Oyster card expires?

“Pay-as-you-go Oyster cards do not expire and customers are able to return their cards at any time for a refund of the remaining balance and card deposit,” Transport for London said. “Revenue generated from fares, including Oyster fares, is used to operate, maintain and upgrade London’s transport network.

What happens when my 11/15 Oyster card expires?

If your 🎫 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard 🎫 is expiring soon, it’s time to apply for a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard!

What happens if you don’t collect Oyster top up?

If you do not add your Travelcard to your Oyster card within 2 days after the chosen start date, or your pay as you go credit within 9 days of the order date, your order will be cancelled and automatically refunded. For your case, I would suggest to take an additional step after telephoning TfL.

Can you take money off an Oyster card?

At stations. If you have £10 or less pay-as-you-go credit, you can get a refund from tube station ticket machines. Just touch your Oyster on the yellow card reader, select ‘Oyster refund’ and follow the instructions. The ticket machine will dispense a refund in cash.

How much is it to buy an Oyster card?

You need to pay £5 for an Oyster card. If you got your Oyster card before 23 February 2020, you can get your £5 refunded when you don’t need your card anymore.

Can an Oyster card expire from non-use?

No, if you use Oyster to pay as you go, it does not have an expiry date. It will sit on your card until you are ready to use it again. However, if you do not use for two years it will stop working, even if you still have money on it to pay as you go.

Do promotional reward certificates expire?

Yes – Promotional Rewards Certificates expire 6 (180 days) months after date of issuance. Date of issuance is the first date that purchase amounts turn from “pending” to “available”.

Do kids need an Oyster card?

Very young children do not need their own Oyster card if travelling with a fare-paying adult. Ask station staff to open wider luggage gates for children to go through. Alternatively, some gates can be opened automatically with a ticket or Oyster card.

Where do I buy Oyster cards?

Regular Oyster Cards. For long-term visitors, a regular Oyster card could be the more cost-effective option. These cards can only be purchased upon arrival, from Oyster Ticket Shops, Visitor Centers and most London Tube and rail stations .