Which credit card is best for public transport Singapore?

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Which card can use for MRT?

SimplyGo is the name of the feature that allows you to use Mastercard, NETS and Visa credit and debit cards to tap and pay on MRTs and buses. You either tap the physical credit or debit card like an EZ-Link card, or you can register it in mobile wallets such as Apple Pay and Google Pay to tap with your phone.

Is using bank card for MRT more expensive?

They can tap their contactless bank cards on the fare reader at the MRT station gantry or when boarding and alighting the bus, and they will be charged the same fares as those using ez-link or Nets FlashPay cards. Those with foreign-issued bank cards may be charged administrative and overseas transaction fees.

Can POSB Everyday card be used for MRT?

You can now conveniently use your DBS/POSB Contactless cards and tap to pay with SimplyGo for your bus/train rides, with no top-ups needed. Just SimplyGo by tapping your card/mobile wallet directly on train gantries and bus card readers.

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How do you pay for public transport in Singapore?

There are several ways to pay for your bus or MRT/LRT rides: contactless bank cards, mobile wallets, stored value cards, concession cards, cash or by buying a standard ticket. Children travel for free on buses and trains if they are below 0.9m in height and accompanied by a fare-paying commuter.

Which credit card is good for transport?

Best Credit Cards for EZ-Link/ Public Transport Transactions

Credit Card Cashback/Reward
DBS Altitude Visa 1.2 miles per dollar (Trains, bus and taxi rides, and Singapore Airlines tickets purchased on DBS Travel MarketPlace.)
UOB Lady’s Card 10x UNI$ (20 miles) per S$5 spend
Maybank Family & Friends Card 8% cashback

Can I use my POSB PAssion card as EZ-Link?

Effective 22 June 2020, all new, replacement and renewal cards issued will no longer have the CEPAS function for EZ-Link transactions. Commuters can now tap and SimplyGo on buses and trains without having to top up with their PAssion POSB Debit Cards.

Can DBS debit card be used as EZ-Link?

Top up your credit/debit cards with Ez-link function instantly via our DBS/POSB ATM, or apply for Ez-Reload.

Does SimplyGo cost more?

Are there any fees involved with using SimplyGo

No; there are no additional fees for using locally-issued credit cards.

Can I use my credit card for bus?

SINGAPORE – More commuters will soon be able to pay for trips on trains and buses by tapping their contactless credit cards or mobile phones, with the Land Transport Authority (LTA) expanding its SimplyGo system to Visa card users from June 6. … “With the inclusion of Visa, more commuters will benefit.”

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What is SimplyGo?

SimplyGo enables commuters to use contactless bank cards as their travel card on public transport, removing the need to carry a separate travel card or make any upfront top-ups before travelling.

How do I activate my POSB PAssion card for EZ-Link?

Top up using POSB/DBS ATM

  1. Insert your ATM/Debit/Credit Card.
  2. Key in your 6-Digit Card PIN.
  3. Select More Services followed by NETS FlashPay/Cashcard/Ez-link/Concession Card.
  4. Select Ez-link card followed by Continue.
  5. Select Top-up and select the Account you wish to use.

Can I use Apple pay for EZ-Link?

You are currently unable to add your EZ-Link card to your Apple Wallet. As such, you will not be able to use your EZ-Link card on Apple Pay to pay for your public transport fares. Although you can add a few public transport cards to your Apple Wallet, you are unable to add your EZ-Link card.