What is the difference between a Visitor Oyster card and a regular Oyster card?

What is the difference between a Visitor Oyster card and a regular Oyster card?

What is the difference between Oyster and Visitor Oyster cards? Oyster cards work in the same way as Visitor Oyster cards but do not include special offers and promotions. Oyster cards cost £5 (refundable) and can also be loaded with credit. Visitor Oyster cards* can be purchased by non-UK residents before they travel.

Can you share a Visitor Oyster card?

Can more than one person share a Visitor Oyster card when travelling together? No, adults cannot travel together on a single Visitor Oyster card.

How does Visitor Oyster card work?

Your Visitor Oyster card offers daily capping. This means you can travel as much as you like in a single day and the amount you pay for your travel is limited (or capped). Find prices for daily capping and Day Travelcards. Use your card and save money at restaurants, shops, galleries and entertainment venues.

How much does an Oyster card cost per journey?

If you make 1 journey £2.40 is deducted from your card. If you make 2 journeys, a total of £4.80 is deducted. If you make 3 journeys, £7.20 is deducted.

How long does it take to get a Visitor Oyster card?

How long will it take to deliver my order? All orders of Travelcards and Visitor Oyster cards are dispatched within 24 hours of being placed, Monday to Friday.

How much is a 7 day Oyster card?

Weekly prices

Type 7 Day Price
Adult Zones 1-3 £43.50
Adult Zones 1-4 £53.20
Adult Zones 1-5 £63.30
Adult Zones 1-6 £67.70

Are Oyster cards cheaper?

The Oyster Card is a magnetic rechargeable plastic card valid for all of London’s public transport. It not only simplifies the payment system, but it is also cheaper than paying for a single journey ticket every time you ride the Underground, bus, DLR or Overground.

Can I top up a Visitor Oyster card online?

Download the TfL Oyster app on your smartphone to check your balance, add credit to your Oyster card and buy adult-rate 7 Day, Monthly and Annual Travelcards. If you have an Oyster card and are a UK resident, you can set up an Oyster online account and top up your card online.

Is an Oyster card cheaper?

Where can you buy an Oyster card?

The most convenient place to buy Oyster cards for visitors are Underground stations, including Heathrow Airport. You can pay cash or credit card. However there are no longer manned ticket offices at Underground and DLR stations, you have to buy from a ticket machine.

How to check my balance on my Oyster card?

You can find out how much money you’ve got on an Oyster card at ticket machines by holding your card against the yellow Oyster card reader . Or you can check your balance anytime online if you register your Oyster card and have an account. If you haven’t already you can do that on the TfL website.

What is Oyster card?

Oyster card. The Oyster card is a form of electronic ticket used on public transport in Greater London in the United Kingdom. It is promoted by Transport for London and is valid on travel modes across London including London Underground, London Buses , the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), London Overground , Tramlink,…