TfL to shake up Oyster card deposit refunds – check if you can get cash back
Transport for London customers who buy an Oyster card from Sun 23 Feb will only be able to get their £5 deposit refunded if they keep the card for more than a year
10 February 2020
'I was charged £700 extra using contactless on the tube' – don't be caught out
A London commuter was shocked to find she'd overpaid by more than £700 for her year's travel after tapping in and out using the same debit card on different devices. If you use Apple Pay or another mobile payment device on the underground or trains in London, make sure you don't get caught out
25 January 2019
Got an unused Oyster card? You could claim a share of £350m
Millions of London commuters and visitors could pocket a share of the almost £350 million floating around on unused Oyster cards
13 November 2018
Millions of Londoners using unregistered Oyster cards - here's why you should register yours
Millions of Londoners risk not being able to get a refund if their Oyster card is lost or stolen
9 April 2018
'Hopper fare' makes millions of London bus journeys free
London commuters and visitors can hop on two buses for the price of one for journeys within an hour from today
12 September 2016
Tube fares to rise 2.5% next year, but daily usage caps will fall
Tube fares will increase by slightly less next year than they did this year, but the daily cap for PAYG users will fall
11 November 2014
Contactless payments scheme launches on the London Underground
From today millions of people will be able to travel on the London Underground using contactless payment cards
16 September 2014
Contactless payments coming to London's Tube in September
You'll be able to use contactless payments on London's Tube system from 16 September, Transport for London's confirmed
25 July 2014
No more cash fares on London buses from Sunday
You'll need an Oyster card or contactless card to travel on London's buses from Sunday as cash fares are being axed
4 July 2014
Got a London Oyster card you don't use? Get your share of £124m back
Oyster card customers can reclaim both their pay-as-you-go balance and their deposit from Transport for London
2 June 2014
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