Transit Link is giving you another way to pay for your bus rides starting 1 January.
In the New Year, you’ll be able to top up your EZ-Link card with any credit or debit card at General Ticketing Machines across all MRT stations.
And unlike when you do it at 7-Eleven, there won’t be additional processing fees or administrative charges. Prevailing foreign exchange rates based on the issuing bank will still apply to foreign-issued credit cards however.
While select cards from UOB can currently be used for top-ups at a maximum daily limit of S$40, the new service will allow up to S$100 per day per credit or debit card — great if you hate queuing up at the machines all the time.
And while we’re on the topic of convenience, EZ-Link card readers have been installed at 10 bus shelters along Orchard Road.
The readers utilize NFC technology to detect all EZ-Link cards, EZ-Charms and mobile phones with EZ-Link NFC SIM cards.
Just tap your EZ-Link card on the screen to check your card expiry and balance information, so no more fumbling for change on a moving bus when your card runs out of money.
[Source: Channel News Asia]