How do I reload my shoppers Presto card?
in person at participating Shoppers Drug Mart stores, PRESTO self-serve machines or Fare Vending Machines in TTC and GO stations, through the PRESTO App, online at prestocard.ca or at the Transit Agency Customer Service Counters.
Can I reload my Presto card at Shoppers Drug Mart?
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.
Is Presto free for 2 hours?
Under the new policy, Presto card users can take any number of trips, in any direction, for two hours after they tap their card to pay a fare. After the two hours are up, riders will be charged another fare the next time they tap their card.
Can I use Presto in Ottawa?
Yes, your PRESTO card can be used on any of the 11 participating transit agencies in Ontario, including OC Transpo in Ottawa. Visit Paying for Transit to see the full list of PRESTO transit agencies.
How long does it take to load money on Presto?
4 to 24 hours
Funds will be ready to use in 4 to 24 hours. After that time, the next time you tap to take transit or check your balance, the funds will be loaded to your card and your account will no longer have a “Pending Load.”
What happens if I tap PRESTO twice?
When you reach your destination station, tap a second time. 3. PRESTO automatically calculates your trip and deducts the fare.
Do PRESTO funds 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).
Do Presto funds expire?
How do I use my phone as a Presto card?
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 I have 2 Presto cards?
Yes, if you have a My PRESTO Account, you can REGISTER up to nine other PRESTO cards to your account (as long as they are not already registered to another My PRESTO Account). By adding additional cards to your account, you can: Load value to other cards that could have different registration information.
Do Presto cards expire?
Where can I use my Presto card in Ottawa?
Your Presto card allows you to access Ottawa’s public transit system. Note: Presto cards no longer expire. At the following ServiceOttawa Client Service Centre locations: This service is not currently available due to COVID-19. For more information, please contact 3-1-1, and choose option 6.
How do I load funds into my Presto card?
Load your card automatically with Autoload. Instantly load your card at Shoppers Drug Mart locations, PRESTO vending machines and Customer Service Outlets across the GTHA and Ottawa Load funds online. Funds will be ready to use in 4-24 hours. Create a My PRESTO Account and add your card for benefits like balance protection.
Where can I buy a Presto card in OC Transpo?
You can purchase a Presto card set with a Child, Youth or Senior discount at an OC Transpo Customer Service Centre or at a participating Shoppers Drug Mart store. Anyone can buy a Presto card with an age-based discount . You can buy it for yourself or on behalf of an eligible person.
Why is there a delay when adding funds to my Presto?
When adding funds or a pass online, there is a delay because the transaction is added to the PRESTO central system and must be downloaded to each PRESTO device across the network. Once it is available on the device, the transaction gets added to the chip on your PRESTO card when you tap the device.