Get your PRESTO card for $6, plus a minimum load of $0.05. Once received, activate your card and start tapping.
Considering this, 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.
Frequent question, how can 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.
Also know, 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.
In this regard, what is PRESTO monthly pass? Monthly transit pass You can load your PRESTO card with an Adult or Senior MiWay monthly pass. This is valid for unlimited travel on MiWay during a calendar month. Current month’s passes are available for the first 14 days of the month. Next month’s passes are available 14 days prior to the end of the month.
How much is monthly PRESTO pass?
TTC 12 Month Pass An adult 12 Month Pass is only $143 each month – a savings of $156 per year! A senior or youth 12 Month Pass is only $117.45 each month.
How do I put money on my Presto card?
- Through the PRESTO App.
- Through our Chat feature (you must have set up a Saved Payment Method to load your card through Chat)
- In person at a Customer Service Outlet.
- At a Self-Serve Reload Machine.
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.
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).
Can I use someone else’s PRESTO card?
Yes, PRESTO cards are transferable between riders. If you are using a card that has a Child, Youth or Senior fare type, you must also be eligible for any discounted fares set on the card. A child, youth or senior may use an adult’s PRESTO card to travel at full adult fare.
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 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.
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.
How do you use a PRESTO card?
Can I use PRESTO on GO bus?
PRESTO can be used for travel on all GO Trains and GO Buses. You can also use PRESTO on 9 transit agencies in the GTHA, including UP Express and the TTC and on OC Transpo in Ottawa.
How do students get PRESTO cards?
- Get a GO-approved student ID either through GO Transit or at your school.
- Pick up a re-loadable PRESTO card.
- For PRESTO, set up your card for student fares in order to get discounts.
- Remember to always travel with your GO-approved student ID and show it for fare inspection.