I remember someone saying you couldn't spend more than 4 quid or something. I'm pretty sceptic.
I hate oyster cards.
more like £6/7
you can technically spend as much as you want but once you reach the price of a 'day travelcard' you aren't charged for any further journeys on that day?
i may be wrong though.
but you have to travel 3 times to/from zone 1 to Watford Junction during peak hours.
SO if you only travel Zones 1 and 2, it gets capped at £5.60
So if you just did one or two journeys it would just charge you singles. Once you spend enough it automatically goes to a price of a travel card. So it really depends how much you use it and what zones you are going into and whether it is peak or off peak...
Generally speaking a peak travel card (zones 1- 2) is 7.20 and an off peak is 5.60 so you probably won't spend more than that.
I must say I've never used it to go out of zones 1 - 2 tho it says on the website it should do the opposite of what you say. Though I'm not surprised it doesn't to be fair.
Buses and trams: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tickets/14415.aspx
Trains, tubes and DLR: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tickets/14416.aspx
then you should be able to do it for the cost of a single journey.
Serious answer: get a pay as you go oyster card.
I did last time I went. Cost £3 and you keep forever and top-up online.
That'll Dolphin-ately come in useful when I'm next down.
loads of people like to share/show-off their massive knowledge of tube lines/oysters cards/etc?
i still and always will hate oyster cards though.
to get a one day travelcard which gives me unlimited travel in all zones plus a return to Twyford for £10.50. However I feel like such a chode with my paper ticket. I used to live in London! Am not a tourist! Don't look at meeee!
oyster cards capped you at 50p below whatever travelcard you'd have needed ?
what is the price cap for oyster card? also can I use past 12:30am, or is this a new day
New day doesn't start until 4am, so you're fine to use it for getting home (usually!)