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    Ill be moving to uni In London. Im not so much into freshers week so you can exclude that. But I do like going around a lot and I probably will, with a limit ofcourse as it is still expensive. But Will i actually need a oyster card? I've researched a lot about it, and I still dont get how it works. So basically its like a credit card. You'll top up money on it, and when you buy tickets, you will get 30% off? but there is something about travelcard involved, which I dont get. Nevertheless, would you suggest getting one?? Is it worth it??

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    (Original post by Xxlisxx)
    Ill be moving to uni In London. Im not so much into freshers week so you can exclude that. But I do like going around a lot and I probably will, with a limit ofcourse as it is still expensive. But Will i actually need a oyster card? I've researched a lot about it, and I still dont get how it works. So basically its like a credit card. You'll top up money on it, and when you buy tickets, you will get 30% off? but there is something about travelcard involved, which I dont get. Nevertheless, would you suggest getting one?? Is it worth it??

    Thank you guys!
    Yes buy an Oyster card as it's cheaper and quicker. You can buy monthly or weekly travelcards on it as well as pay as you go. You will need the Oyster card to use both buses and trains in London.


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    YES! It makes life so much easier

    and you can't use cash on buses anymore so contactless or oyster card is the way to go
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    Get a contactless debit card if you're not commuting. Quite a lot of tube journeys are only £2-£6 within zone 1, so it depends on how much travelling you think you'll be doing.
 
 
 
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