EZLink or NETS Flashpay with credit cards

deve2545

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I have quite a number of EZ-Link Cards with quite large value locked inside - value which could be put to better use (eg: as money for bank interest gains or investment gains) without surrendering. How I wish I could use EZ-LInk directly at SAM and AXS for large bill payments. Any suggestions to "unlock" these values in EZ-Link Cards without surrendering the cards (before their expiry dates)?
 

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I have quite a number of EZ-Link Cards with quite large value locked inside - value which could be put to better use (eg: as money for bank interest gains or investment gains) without surrendering.
How did you end up with so many cards?
 

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looks like ez-link acceptance rate has dropped since the last time i checked the list. so now i pretty much will use them at 7-eleven, McD, bubble tea shops liao otherwise very difficult to clear the balances.
 

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Even UOB also ceased FP feature.

Wasted my time queuing at the bank.
all the banks alr stopped issuing credit/debit cards with NFP, they realised that it's canibalizing their visa/master role in the SimplyGo scheme, so they took all these off to avoid conflicting interest. custs use Visa/Master, they still earn from them. custs use ez-link/NFP, they instead have to pay to maintain the cost of issuing such cards.

saves cost as well as Gemalto will charge the banks extras to code the NFP/Ez-link features onto the cards.
 

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looks like ez-link acceptance rate has dropped since the last time i checked the list. so now i pretty much will use them at 7-eleven, McD, bubble tea shops liao otherwise very difficult to clear the balances.
I thought Fairprice accepts EZ-link, but do not see it listed already ...

I have switched to NFP and ditched EZ-link as my cards start to expire.....
 

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I thought Fairprice accepts EZ-link, but do not see it listed already ...

I have switched to NFP and ditched EZ-link as my cards start to expire.....
I tried at fairprice using Ezlink. Transaction failed but money got deducted from card.
 

silverbomb

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I thought Fairprice accepts EZ-link, but do not see it listed already ...

I have switched to NFP and ditched EZ-link as my cards start to expire.....
I used to use them at NTUC and cold storage but ever since they don't display the ez link cards I've stopped.
 
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