The Oyster Card offers a convenient way to travel on the Tube, bus, tram, DLR, Tfl Rail, London Overground, and most National Rail services in Greater London area. The card holds credit, deductible on a pay as you go basis. It is possible to store pay as you go balance, Travelcard season tickets, and bus & tram passes on the card.
The card also offers intuitive features such as auto top-up, to avoid the risk of running out of balance, add several applicable discounts, and more. The card determines automatically the best fare to apply, when storing multiple options, such as a Travelcard and Tram Pass, in the same Oyster card, making payments very convenient, hassle free, and always ensuring the best rates. The card is automatically protected against theft, making it safe as well. However, visitor Oyster card cannot be registered, and is not protected against loss.
Phoning the Oyster Card contact number
Oyster Cards are available at the Oyster Ticket Stops, spread across London, all Tube stations, London Overground, TfL Rail, National Rail stations, and also all visitor and travel Information Centres. It is possible to register the card at these centres, or online as well. New Oyster cards costs £5 deposit, refundable when the card is returned. The unmatched convenience makes these cards very popular and the most preferred way of making payments on the London transportation network.
Speaking to TFL about Oyster Card
It is important to report a lost card as soon as possible, to block it, and prevent misuse. Contact Customer Service at Oyster card contact number 0343 222 1234 (call charges apply), and provide the Oyster card number, to report the card. Identification is through the card security question and answer, set up at the time of registration. The Oyster card contact number is open between 8 am and 8 pm, on all days, including public holidays.
It is possible to get a replacement card and transfer any tickets or pay as you go credit to it, or even get a refund of the balance stored in the card. Refunds attract an administrative fee of £5.
Phoning Oyster Card customer services
To get a replacement card and transfer the balance, simply purchase a new Oyster card by paying £5 deposit, fill in the registration form, fill a nominal pay as you go credit, and call Oyster contact number 0343 222 1234, identify the account, and chose a station to pick up a transfer. There is also an option to get the replacement card by post. There are multiple options to get refunds, with refunds up to £10 easily available at ticket machines at most Tube, London Overground, and other stations.
The Oyster contact number to remember is 0343 222 1234. This is the number to call, for help on not just reporting a lost care, but also for getting refunds on excess amount charged, refunds for maximum fare charged on incomplete journeys, refunds on fare differences owing to change of zoning, and for any other issue. The Oyster contact number is open from 8 am to 8 pm on all days, for all issues.
The customer support agents at Oyster card contact number are prompt and efficient, and known to resolve issues efficiently.