You asked: Where can i buy a presto card toronto?

Get your PRESTO card for $6, plus a minimum load of $0.05. Once received, activate your card and start tapping.

In this regard, how much is a Presto card? The PRESTO card costs $6 and is non-refundable. This charge is collected by us to cover administrative fees for the cost of the card and using the system. When you buy or reload a card at a Shoppers Drug Mart or other in-person Customer Service Outlets, you must load at least $0.05.

Moreover, how do I get a free Presto card? The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) and Toronto Public Library are providing complimentary PRESTO cards to people who do not yet have one or may face challenges in purchasing one. PRESTO cards are available at select Toronto Public Library branches, while quantities last.

Best answer for this question, is Presto card cheaper than tickets? Even though tickets, tokens, and PRESTO fares are all cheaper than cash singe fares, they require bundling and ancillary costs that eradicate any savings for a one- or two-time rider.

You asked, do PRESTO cards expire? PRESTO cards no longer expire, even if there is an expiry date shown on the card (you may continue to use your card even after any indicated expiry date).

How does 2 hour PRESTO work?

Two-hour transfers on the TTC With PRESTO you get two hours to travel in any direction on the TTC with each payment. When you start your trip and tap your PRESTO card, your fare will be deducted and a two-hour transfer will automatically be applied to your card.

How long does it take to activate a Presto card?

Activate my PRESTO card It can take up to 24 hours to process your activation. During this time you won’t be able to use your card. After waiting 24 hours, you must tap on a PRESTO device within 30 days to complete the activation process. Travel with your PRESTO card and tap on a fare payment device to pay.

Can I use a lost PRESTO card?

Cancelling a PRESTO card is permanent and once you cancel a PRESTO card you can’t use it again. If your PRESTO card has been lost, stolen or damaged and you added it to your account before it was lost, stolen or damaged, you can cancel that card and transfer your balance, passes and settings to a new card.

Do I tap my PRESTO card when I get off the bus?

Once you’ve arrived, tap your card OFF to the Fare Payment Device as you exit the bus. The PRESTO system will debit or credit your card for the balance of that trip. If you forget to tap off, you will be charged to the end of that bus route, as PRESTO will not know where you got off.

Are Presto cards free?

As part of the Complimentary PRESTO Card Initiative, a free PRESTO card will be issued to people who do not already have the card, or might face challenges in purchasing one.

What are the benefits of a PRESTO card?

PRESTO allows users to pay for their travel using an electronic fare card that replaces the need to use cash, tickets, tokens or passes on public transit. Creating a PRESTO account helps protect your card balance. If your card is ever lost or stolen, the money can be transferred to a replacement card.

How do I recharge my PRESTO card?

  1. Through the PRESTO App.
  2. Online.
  3. Through our Chat feature (you must have set up a Saved Payment Method to load your card through Chat)
  4. In person at a Customer Service Outlet.
  5. At a Self-Serve Reload Machine.

How do I pay for my Presto app?

Tap On. To start, tap on with your credit card, debit card or mobile wallet (phone or watch) on an UP Express PRESTO device. Be sure to take your card out of your wallet to avoid card clash and ensure there’s enough battery power on your phone or watch for your entire trip.

Can you claim PRESTO on your taxes?

If you have a My PRESTO Account, you may be able to claim the cost of transit trips under the Ontario Seniors Public Transit Tax Credit. Your Transit Usage Report provides up-to-date information about your transit use with PRESTO card for your records and tax purposes.

Can I tap PRESTO from my phone?

You can instantly load funds and transit passes in real-time using the PRESTO app, once you’ve signed in, using the “Load Now” option. For customers with NFC-enabled phones: you can load your funds or passes instantly by holding your PRESTO card against the back of your phone.

Can I load my Presto card at Shoppers?

You should only purchase PRESTO cards and load funds or passes through authorized sales channels, which includes Shoppers Drug Mart, Fare Vending Machines, Self-Serve Reload Machines, prestocard.ca and Customer Service Outlets.

Do you need to tap off PRESTO TTC?

When using PRESTO on GO Transit, you must always Tap On and Tap Off. … When using PRESTO on the TTC, Hamilton Street Railway, Burlington Transit, Oakville Transit, MiWay, Brampton Transit, or Durham Region Transit you only need to Tap On as you board.

Do I tap off on TTC?

Q: Do I need to tap off when I exit the subway or a TTC or YRT bus? A: No. However, if you are transferring from the subway to a TTC, YRT or GO bus/train, you will need to tap on when you board the bus or train. You only need to tap off when you are riding a GO train or GO bus as their fares are determined by distance.

How do I use my Presto card in Toronto?

How much is post secondary Presto?

The post-secondary monthly PRESTO card is available at PRESTO Fare Vending Machines, online or at Shoppers Drug Mart locations for $116.75.

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