Easy London Underground refund check to see if you're owed money back on journeys

A person holding an Oyster card on a card reader at a ticket barrier
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A TfL Oyster hack has been exposed to show how much you are owed in refunds. Although Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has frozen pay-as-you-go fares until March next year, many travellers will be feeling the pinch due to the lingering Cost of Living Crisis.

We've all been on the Tube before and accidentally tapped in or out with different bank cards, or simply forgotten to use an Oyster card. If this is you, then don't despair as this trick could see you refunded what you're owed.

TikToker Adaeza Ashley has talked users of the social platform through a handy way to see just how much you are owed. First off, you simply log in to your Oyster account via a web browser.

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Then, click on your name at the top of the page where it will bring up any contactless payment cards associated with the account. From this page, simply add every single debit or credit card you have used for contactless payments on the TfL network.

Once these are added, the webpage will let you know if you have any incomplete journeys. Click on each of these and simply type in where you started or ended your journey. TfL will then let you know how much you are owed.

The TikToker, who focuses on health and money content, concluded her video by showing she'd been refunded £100 for her incomplete journeys, adding that some people could be owed even more.

"Please, don't scroll past this video," Adaeza said. "Follow the steps, TfL might owe you £100, you never know."

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