Arrival card hong kong pdf
The internationally acclaimed, pioneering Octopus Card has been an integral part of Hong Kong life since 1997. The contactless smart card was developed to allow arrival card hong kong pdf to travel on multiple forms of public transport using a single card and without the inconvenience of finding exact cash for single journeys. MTR trains, Airport Express, buses, green minibus, outlying island ferries, Star Ferry and other ferries, Peak Tram and Hong Kong Island trams. Following a trial between December 2010 and May 2011, where 30 urban taxis were fitted with Octopus Card readers, a further 300 urban taxis belonging to one operator were equipped with Octopus Card readers and as at early 2013, a total of about 500 taxis were Octopus-enabled.
Octopus Cards is to increase the rebate it offers taxi operators from three cents to five cents per fare to encourage more operators to offer Octopus payment. In January 2010 Hong Kong Monetary Authority confirmed a new smart card incorporating chips for both Hong Kong’s Octopus Cards and neighbouring Shenzhen’s Shenzhen Tong Card would be introduced. It was initially expected to be launched in December 2010 but a limited edition commemorative version of the card, known as “HU TONG XING”, was not launched until 3rd September 2012. The standard version was launched on 11th September 2012. Also in January 2010 it was announced that the company had teamed up with mainland company Digital China Holdings to run a joint venture to develop and operate “Citizen Cards” in mainland China. In August 2011 Octopus Cards Limited signed an agreement with another smart card company Guandong Lingnan Pass Company to introduce a “two in one” smart card, the “OCTOPUS LINGNAN PASS” which enables travel and purchases in Hong Kong and sixteen Guangdong cities including Guangzhou, Foshan, Jiangmen, Zhaoqing, Shanwei, Huizhou, Maoming, Zhuhai, Jieyang, Heyuan, Yunfu, Shaoguan, Yangjiang, Zhanjiang, Zhongshan and Qingyuan. In March 2013 announced that later in the year it plans to introduce a SIM card for near-field technology smartphones such as Sony Xperia and Samsung’s S3 and S4, which would enable a phone to act as an Octopus Card and also enable settlement for online purchases by Octopus Card.
In October 2013 Octopus Cards Ltd announced it was launching an Octopus mobile SIM pilot scheme in conjunction with Sony and PCCW. Octopus Mobile Payment Service by simply holding the phone over an Octopus reader to make purchases. Since February 2014, Octopus Card holders can use the card to pay for goods on Alibaba’s online shopping website, Taobao by downloading an Android app and registering their Octopus Cards. Initially, the app can only be used on Android smartphones with near-field communication function.
1000 per day to friends or relatives. 3000 with effect from November 2016, subject to technical problems and consumer protection issued being resolved. In April 2016 Octopus Holdings announced that it is to launch an app enabling peer-to-peer payment through Octopus Cards for customers holding a deposit account with Standard Chartered Bank. Pay App, available for Android and iOS users will allow instant transfer of funds between users of Standard Chartered debit or credit cards who have opened an O! The maximum stored value limit for O!