Oyster Card London transportation guaranteed  |  London, England  |  So I keep learning and implementing the ABC Transportation London, without spending a fortune. One of my hobbies, when I travel, is to observe people and learn from them how locals behave. So I spent some time looking at the people at the Tufnell Park Tube Station today, and saw they were all holding a blue card that they will use to go in and out the Tube. So I went to a lady and asked her about it. Here is what I found.
This is Oyster FAQ. Oyster is a plastic smartcard you can use instead of paper tickets. A smartcard storing credit to pay for journeys. It is valid across all travel zones and automatically calculates the best value fare for all the journeys you make in a single day. The cheapest way to pay for single journeys on bus, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and most National Rail services in London. You will pay an initial card and activation FEE of £ 5. Oyster single fares are generally cheaper than paying cash. Visitor Oyster is a smart card pre-loaded with pay as you go credit ready to use as soon as you arrive in London. (It can be purchased online and they will ship it home to you @ www.visitorshop.tfl.gov.uk). CM

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