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Old 23-11-2018, 06:04 AM   #961
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Don't just tap, have a "dip" transaction in between. It resets the counter
What kind of "dip" transaction works? Does online spending on the card work?
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Old 23-11-2018, 08:20 AM   #962
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What kind of "dip" transaction works? Does online spending on the card work?
Dip as in use the chip on the card.
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Old 23-11-2018, 09:25 AM   #963
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So, from early June till your card died, only contactless transactions (by tapping the card) were made and no contact transactions (insert your card to POS) was made?

Interesting, if this is the case failed your card, then this card maybe verified by MasterCard. However, it should let you do contact transactions......

My Maybank F&F died on me today. After which I try to use its PayPass function at Watsons, also no good.

Called customer service, told me to try using the "smart chip" function for payment and claimed that it may be able to reset the PayPass component. So I went to downstairs Fairprice, neither the "smart chip" nor PayPass work. Meaning the claim was wrong.

Called customer service again, request a new card to be send to me without issue.

One interesting info provided by the first customer service officer is that LTA set a limit on the number of "wave" allowed for bus and MRT rides. I requested this number and I was given "1024".

I did a quick estimate. The previous time I requested a new card when it failed on me was early June. Till today, it's around 5.5 months. I use average 6 tap-in/out a day, so its approximately 6x30x5.5 = 990 for this particular card, which is very near 1024.

Somehow, if this "1024" thingy is true, some how this is killing the card? Just a personal observation.....
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Old 23-11-2018, 10:31 AM   #964
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So, from early June till your card died, only contactless transactions (by tapping the card) were made and no contact transactions (insert your card to POS) was made?

Interesting, if this is the case failed your card, then this card maybe verified by MasterCard. However, it should let you do contact transactions......
I use this card by tapping/wave even at Fairprice and Cold Storage, and yes, never use the inserted chip.

Maybe to avoid further issue, should make it a point to use the chip for payment once a month to reset the "counter".
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Old 23-11-2018, 11:59 PM   #965
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Anyway to check what is the number of tap now? Didn't keep track.
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Old 24-11-2018, 12:44 PM   #966
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How to promote ABT if they limit to 1024?
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Old 24-11-2018, 12:48 PM   #967
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How to promote ABT if they limit to 1024?
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Exactly. Every 1024 taps, you need to change a card. Duh.
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Old 24-11-2018, 01:07 PM   #968
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Anyway to check what is the number of tap now? Didn't keep track.
I am going to adopt "dip" aka "insert smart chip" once-a-month strategy.
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Old 24-11-2018, 01:10 PM   #969
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Well, one question first. Is there any benefit to using Mastercard tap in to transitlink (aka ABT) ? Financially, it is the same as ezlink and you get no rebates whatsoever? Please enlighten.
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Old 24-11-2018, 01:45 PM   #970
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Well, one question first. Is there any benefit to using Mastercard tap in to transitlink (aka ABT) ? Financially, it is the same as ezlink and you get no rebates whatsoever? Please enlighten.
There is rebate for ABT on certain cards eg boc qoo10 20%, cimb plat masters 10%
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Old 24-11-2018, 01:50 PM   #971
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https://info.maybank2u.com.sg/person...astercard.aspx
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Old 24-11-2018, 02:01 PM   #972
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so far, we can use apple pay to tap in ? or only physical card
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Old 24-11-2018, 02:16 PM   #973
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There is rebate for ABT on certain cards eg boc qoo10 20%, cimb plat masters 10%
does SCB unlimited card eligible for ABT?
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Old 24-11-2018, 02:56 PM   #974
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Registration for trial is over.

so far, we can use apple pay to tap in ? or only physical card
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Old 24-11-2018, 03:00 PM   #975
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There is rebate for ABT on certain cards eg boc qoo10 20%, cimb plat masters 10%
Was, not is. Right? 6 months trial forCIMB Plat masters from march 2017.
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