Use Mastercard with Android Pay and get free travel on Transport for London’s network and a hot drink at Caffè Nero nationwide on four Mondays in October

LONDON – 28 September, 2016 – Mastercard customers who use Android Pay can travel for free around London using pay as you go and get a free hot drink at Caffè Nero for four Mondays in October.


Just touch in and out on London’s transport network[1] using a Mastercard on an Android device, and Mastercard will refund the fare – up to £30.50 per day. The offer is available on four Mondays in October – the 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th.

Plus, Mastercard customers using Android Pay can get a free coffee or any hot drink from Caffè Nero stores nationwide. They just need to load their Mastercard into Android Pay and use in stores when you stop by for coffee or breakfast during your commute on any of the Mondays.

Customers can travel on bus, Tube, tram, DLR, Tfl Rail, London Overground, Emirates Air Line cable car, MBNA Thames Clippers River Bus Services and most National Rail services in London.

Mark Barnett, president of Mastercard UK & Ireland said: “Our ‘fare free’ days across London’s transport network have been a big hit with our cardholders, but we wanted to go one step further. By also offering a free coffee at Caffè Nero, we hope that the Monday morning commute becomes a little more enjoyable in more ways than one.”

Using Android Pay is easy, secure and private. Users can simply wake up their phone, place it near a contactless terminal and that’s it. There is no need to open an app: simply tap and pay.

For more information on how to take part, and for the full terms and conditions, please visit:


Notes to editors:

1 Customers only need to ‘touch in’ on buses and trams

2 The Caffè Nero offer is available nationally, except Northern Ireland. There is no a price cap on the offer, however, some exclusions do apply. See promo terms and conditions:

Customers can purchase additional items and the price of the coffee simply deducted from the final total.

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