How To Activate a Pop Card

How To Activate a Pop Card

What is Pop Card?

The Full Form Of POP is a Point of Presence Or Post Office Protocol. POP is a demarcation point where many devices share a connection and communicate with each other. POP includes high-speed telecommunication devices and technologies.

How To Activate a Pop Card

Top up online and load your purchase onto your card at a Metro station validator, gate or ticket machine. You can also load your purchase onto your card on these bus services: Durham Park & Ride; Stanley Travel’s 40, 40A, 40B; Local Link services in Redcar and Cleveland.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get my pop card on my phone?

You can also use your virtual Pop PAYG card on the Pop App (Android smartphones only). Find out more in our Pop PAYG with Google Pay FAQs or watch our guide below. Please note the Pop PAYG on Android can only be used on Metro, and can’t be used on the Shields Ferry or local buses.

What is PopCard?

PopCard tracks your advertising sources with complete accuracy to reveal how your marketing dollars are performing. As a result, you can capture and track every lead efficiently, make your advertising more productive, and cost-effectively increase conversion rates.

Can you add a pop card to Apple wallet?

Despite being called POP, the one thing you can’t do is create a virtual POP card and load it into your Apple wallet. You can check your POP card balance.

How much does a pop card save?

Now is the time to get a Pop PAYG card. Compared to buying paper tickets Pop PAYG saves you up to £1.05 on Single Tickets and up to £1.35 on Day Tickets. Just top up your Pop PAYG card and then touch in and out to pay for your journeys as you make them. We’ll calculate the cheapest fare for your journey.

Where can I buy a pop pay as you go card?

Buy your Pop PAYG card from (for £3.50, plus a £10 balance) or from a Nexus TravelShop or selected Payzone stores (just the card, for £5). Where can I use my Pop PAYG card? You can use Pop PAYG on Metro, on almost all buses and the Shields Ferry. Pop PAYG works differently on Metro, bus and ferry.

How do blue pop cards work?

It’s an easy way to pay for your Metro travel; just load a balance onto your Pop blue card and use it to pay for journeys as you make them. A Pop blue card gives you special discounted fares on Metro that are much cheaper than buying adult Single or Day Tickets.

Can you add Nexus Pop card to Apple wallet?

The Android version of the Pop app allows customers to buy a one week Metro season ticket directly, while Google Pay can be used to access the Pop Pay As You Go product. There is not currently any ticketing functionality on the iOS Pop app or on Apple Pay.

Can you use pop cards on buses?

On buses, you use the balance on your Pop PAYG card to buy your normal single, return or day ticket from the driver. Simply tell the bus driver which ticket you want to buy using the balance on your Pop PAYG card, then touch your Pop PAYG card onto the reader on the ticket machine.

Are pop cards free?

Huw also added: “Pop is the best product to travel on Metro. We recommend that customers make the switch even if they travel only once a week or less – either by getting a free Pop card by applying for one online from the Nexus website or through Google Pay if you have an Android smartphone.

What do you need for a pop up card?


  1. 2 pieces of cardstock or construction paper.
  2. Scissors.
  3. Glue stick.
  4. Pop up card printables (or extra paper if you’re designing the art yourself)
  5. Art supplies to decorate with (markers, glitter)