In early March, Vodafone launched in Lviv a fare payment service on electric transport using
How to pay
In trams and trolley buses appeared instructions withdetailed explanations of how to pay for travel, and the route code. Passengers should send a message with this code to the short number 877. After 1-2 minutes, the phone will receive a payment confirmation with a unique identifier and information about the type of ticket purchased.
In this case, the passenger pays only for travel - sending SMS is free. Prepaid subscribers can use the service, the main thing is that there are enough funds in the account.
How to return the money
From today, there is also a cashback: Vodafone will return the money spent on travel to the additional account for passengers who used the SMS service on trams and trolley buses. This is 5 hryvnia (the cost of a one-time general ticket) and 2.5 hryvnia (for beneficiaries).
On the enrollment of money will be reported in a separate message. Bonus funds can be paid for a package of services at a rate; calls within Ukraine and abroad; additional minute packages; the Internet; roaming services and any other Vodafone services, except for content services.
Cashback will be valid for a month. Thus, Vodafone wants to encourage residents and guests of Mista Lev for refusing paper tickets and cash payments.
By the way, the same SMS-payment in the Lviv city electric transport was launched by Kyivstar and lifecell.
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Cashback for cashless: Vodafone returns the cost of travel in Lviv electric transport
During the month, Vodafone customers will receive at their additional expense funds paid for travel by SMS-message in Lviv trams and trolley buses.
From March 14 and during the month Vodafone customerspaying for travel in Lviv electric transport by SMS, will receive the money spent on their additional mobile account. Vodafone will return funds for the purchase of one-time general and discount tickets in trams and trolley buses of the city, costing, respectively, 5 and 2.5 UAH. The number of passes during the day is not limited.
After payment of travel in Lviv electric transportvia SMS to the short number 877, the passenger receives an SMS confirmation of payment with a unique code and information about the type of ticket purchased. Also during the month, Vodafone customers will receive another message - on the transfer of funds to an additional account. The received bonus funds will be used by subscribers to pay for the package of services at the rate; calls within Ukraine and abroad; additional minute packages; the Internet; roaming services and any other Vodafone services, except for content services.
"Vodafone initiated the launch of SMS payment inelectric transport of Lviv, but our initiatives do not end there. Since the launch of SMS-payment in Lviv electric transport, we see a daily increase in the number of such payments among our customers and want to encourage them to abandon paper tickets and cash payments in everyday life, ”says Konstantin Vorobyov, deputy general director of Vodafone Ukraine, West Region.
You can pay via SMS in electric transportPrepaid subscribers who have enough funds on their mobile account balance. Additional funds for sending SMS-messages will not be charged.