This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:
To use a Dubai Nol Card, simply touch the card to the reader at the entrance of the bus or metro station. The fare will be deducted from the balance on the card. When exiting, touch the card to the reader again. For buses, there is no need to touch the card when boarding or exiting.
If you are using the card for multiple trips, be sure to check the balance before each ride. You can do this by touching the card to the reader at any fare gate. The remaining balance will be displayed on the screen.
Valid for: 28 days | 2GB internet and 30 Minutes talk-time (International + Local)
Valid for: 28 days | 4GB internet and 30 Minutes talk-time (International + Local)
Red Nol Card can be purchased at any ticket vending machine and allows one to pay the exact amount for the trip. Tourists traveling to Dubai prefer Red Nol cards for their travel, and the card can be easily availed for water taxis, metro, trams, and buses in Dubai.
The Personal Nol Card is valid on all transport modes that are part of the Nol scheme in Dubai. It also includes public parks, more than 2000 shops across Dubai, and Etihad Museum. Students, senior citizens, or a person of determination can get special fares too. This card can be bought online as well as from metro stations and bus stops.
It works on the line of the silver card, with some additional benefits like giving access to gold cabins on metro and tram journeys. In case there are no gold class cabins with a particular mode of transport, one will be charged a regular fare.
One does not register themselves if they choose to go for a Silver Nol card. The amount of travel is calculated, and it is automatically debited from the online wallet. The maximum journey time that one can take during a day is 180 minutes, and travel is permitted on all modes of transport.
A Nol Card is a prepaid card that can be used to pay for various transport modes in Dubai, including the Dubai Metro, buses, trams, and water buses. The card may also be used to pay for RTA's Paid Parking and convenience store purchases.
The best Nol Card for tourists in Dubai is the Silver Nol Card + Sim Card. The card comes with a balance of AED 19 (US$ 5) and includes 2GB of internet data and 30 minutes of talk time (international + local). The card also gives you access to the Dubai Metro, buses, trams, and water buses.
The different types of Nol Cards are Red Nol Card, Silver Nol Card, Personal Nol Card, and Gold Nol Card/
The main difference between the Silver and Gold Nol Cards is that the Gold Card gives you access to the Gold class cabins on the metro and tram. If there are no Gold class cabins available, you will be charged the regular fare. The Silver Card does not have this feature.
Some of the benefits of having a Nol Card are: You can avoid carrying cash with you when traveling around Dubai. The card gives you access to all modes of public transport in Dubai. If you lose your card, you can get a replacement card with the balance intact. You can use the card to pay for RTA's Paid Parking and convenience store purchases.
Some of the disadvantages of having a Nol Card are: If you do not have enough balance on your card, you will not be able to use it. You cannot get a refund if you cancel your journey midway. The card is only valid for use in Dubai and cannot be used in other emirates. You cannot use the card to pay for taxis or private hire vehicles.
You can purchase a Nol Card from any of the following outlets: RTA Customer Service Centers, Dubai Metro Stations, Selected Bus Stops, and Convenience Stores.