York Region Transit York Region Transit: Get a FREE PRESTO Card if You're a York Region Resident FREE PRESTO Card for York Region Residents!get this deal
Love it or hate it, PRESTO is the future for transit riders in Ontario and if you're a York Region resident, you can get a FREE PRESTO Card courtesy of York Region Transit!
The free cards are only available in-person at YRT/Viva PRESTO events, fare media agents or at the YRT/Viva head office at 50 High Tech Road, 5th Floor, Richmond Hill -- click here to view a list of upcoming PRESTO event locations. Proof of mailing address (photo ID or mail with name/address) is required to qualify and there's a limit of one free card per customer.
A minimum e-purse load of $10.00 is required for a new PRESTO card and the activation fee will be waived, meaning you won't have to pay the extra $6.00 fee that is regularly applied to new cards.
Thanks to RFD freebies enthusiast sprung for posting this in our Freebies forum!
Be sure to read our PRESTO Beginner's Guide if you're a Toronto resident and want to know what to expect when PRESTO (eventually) becomes the standard payment method on the TTC!