Stored value cards like CashCard and NETS Flashpay need no introduction for anyone who lives in or travels to Singapore. To the uninitiated, they’re contactless smartcards that can be used for all your transport and commuting needs.
If you’re unsure of where to get them or what to use them for, you’ve come to the right place — here’s your go-to guide on where to buy stored value cards like CashCard in Singapore.
What stored value cards are available in Singapore?
There are a few different types of stored value cards in Singapore like CashCard, NETS Flashpay, and the EZ-Link card. There’s also the NETS Motoring Card, which was just rolled out earlier this year. Let’s take a closer look at each of them.
NETS CashCard and NETS Flashpay card
NETS CashCard is a stored value card that’s used for making payment at car parks and Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) gantries.
To use them while driving, simply insert the card into your In-vehicle Unit (IU) device, which enables payments to be deducted automatically at gantries. Before buying one of these cards, be sure to check if it’s compatible with your vehicle’s IU device so that your payments go through successfully.
Please take note that the NETS CashCard is set to be phased out and replaced by the NETS Motoring Card.
Going on a drive? Don’t forget to check our blog post for free parking at your destination.
Where to buy NETS CashCard
You can purchase NETS CashCard either at the NETS Customer Service Centre or at petrol stations islandwide. Please note that the sale of CashCards at petrol stations is subject to availability.
📍 NETS Customer Service Centre address: 351 Braddell Road, #01-03, Singapore 579713
⏰ Opening hours: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Another card that uses CEPAS technology, the EZ-Link card, is one of the most popular stored value cards in Singapore. It allows you to pay for parking, ERP, all modes of public transport, private buses, and even taxis.
You can also use it at restaurants, retail establishments, entertainment outlets, libraries, community clubs, and even self-service vending machines and photo booths.
Where to buy the EZ-Link card
You can purchase an EZ-Link card at MRT stations, bus interchanges, convenience stores, and selected vending machines across Singapore.
NETS Motoring Card
Last but not least, the NETS Motoring Card is the newly launched version of CashCard. It’s the only card that’s accepted at all car parks in Singapore. It’s also compatible with both the current dual-mode IU device and the upcoming on-board unit (OBU).
Where to buy the NETS Motoring Card
You can purchase a NETS Motoring Card at the NETS Customer Service Centre, convenience stores (7-Eleven, Cheers, FairPrice Xpress, and Buzz), Vicom outlets, and petrol stations.
Where to buy stored value cards like CashCard in Singapore?
Which stored value cards can you use in a GetGo car?
To keep things simple and convenient for our users, all of our GetGo cars are fitted with IU devices that are compatible with NETS CashCards, NETS Motoring Cards, and EZ-Link cards.
Please make sure to check for the ERP logo at the back of your card before starting your drive. You won’t be able to use any stored value card that doesn’t have the ERP logo (including the new generation EZ-Link card).
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