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  • Sonja

    Very interesting Indeed! What about Who has a chinese telephone Number AND a foreign credit card? Will the sane processo apply? Because if you need to have your foreign sin card in when purchasing with alipay..we'll, that seems to be pretty expensive in roaming costa, doesn't it?

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    • LTL Team HQ

      Hi Sonja,

      Certainly is an interesting development and I think WeChat will follow up soon also. Ultimately if it helps foreigners spend in China at convenience, everyone wins.

      So I have a Chinese phone numbers (I live here) and a foreign credit card from the UK, and I linked this up with no problem as the screenshots show. I've heard someone people had trouble but I think this is very much touch and go, some do, so do not. I time I think it will roll out to all versions of AliPay on all App stores.

      Answering your final sentence though, you do not need a foreign SIM card as I can vouch for.

      Hope this helps.

      Regards

      Max

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  • C. Wichert

    I cannot top up my account. After 2000 RMB this method of payment doesn't work anymore.

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    • LTL Team HQ

      Hi Mr Wichert,

      Yes according to AliPay 2000RMB is the maximum you can top up. I am not sure when you are allowed to top-up another 2000RMB, that's something you will need to keep an eye on.

      Glad you managed to top up the 2000RMB though, great start!

      Regards

      LTL Team

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  • PMYR

    How do you change the credit card you use to top up the prepaid bank of shanghai tour pass? I cannot figure this out. Any help is appreciated.

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    • LTL Team HQ

      Hi,

      When you bring up your payment QR code as if you are about to pay, see where it says the bank just underneath the QR code?

      Click the bank and you'll be given all your current linked options you can use.

      Hope this helps

      LTL Team

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      • PMYR

        Oh sorry, I worded that question wrong.

        When you open up Tour Pass, have to put in passport info and your personal information along with a credit card. How can you change that credit card?

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        • LTL Team HQ

          Sorry I also mis-read your question!

          I think the best way to do this is go to ME at the bottom right of your screen then BANK CARDS, here you can attach as many bank cards as you wish, then when you top-up you should be given a selection of cards to choose from.

          Regards

          LTL Team

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          • Victoria

            Okay I did this but it doesn't show up for me. I still only have the option to top-up with the original card I used even though I deleted it and I don't have that card any more???

  • John

    Do you need mobile data (or roaming data) or connection to a WiFi in order to pay using the Tourpass? Cheers.

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    • LTL Team HQ

      Generally yes, but actually I've found before you can still process the payment IF THEY SCAN YOUR QR. If you try to open yours it will not as the code changes each time, using data/WiFi, so if you get them to scan you (use this - 你可以扫我吗?), then you should be fine.

      I had this situation at a 7/11, no data, but payment still fine.

      Regards

      Max

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    • LTL Team HQ

      Generally yes, but actually I've found before you can still process the payment IF THEY SCAN YOUR QR. If you try to open yours it will not as the code changes each time, using data/WiFi, so if you get them to scan you (use this - 你可以扫我吗?), then you should be fine.

      I had this situation at a 7/11, no data, but payment still fine.

      Regards

      Max

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