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Top up a Swift card

You can top up your Swift card:

  • online
  • on the TfWM app
  • at a Payzone store
  • at our travel centre
  • at a Swift kiosk

Top-up online

To top up your card online, log in to your Swift account and select the card you'd like to add money to. Choose the amount you want to add, and checkout.

You have to activate the top-up by using either:

  • the TfWM app
  • an on-street Swift collector machine
  • a Swift kiosk

TfWM (formally Swift) app

If you have a smartphone you can activate the top-up on your card from home using the app.

For an Android device, get the app from the Google Play Store.

For an iPhone, get the app from the App Store.

When you’ve downloaded it:

  1. Open the app
  2. Select the Swift Collector
  3. Hold your Swift card to the back of your phone
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions

Swift collector machine

Most Swift collector machines are at bus shelters and bus stations. To activate the top-up on your card:

  1. Hold your card to the reader or rest it in the metal slot
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions

It can take up to 15 minutes for your payment to be available to activate on the machine. Make sure you’ve left enough time after you’ve made your online payment.

Payzone stores, travel centre and Swift kiosks

You top up your card in person at:

There are Swift kiosks at:

  • Birmingham International Airport
  • Blythe Valley Park, Shirley
  • Coventry bus station
  • Dudley bus station
  • Walsall bus station
  • West Bromwich bus station
  • Wolverhampton bus station

Auto top-up

We can automatically keep your pay as you go Swift card topped up. We will automatically top up your card by charging your bank card if your balance drops below £10.

You can choose the amount your Swift card is topped up with:

  • £10
  • £20
  • £30
  • £40

You need to set up auto top-up in your Swift account.

You can change your auto top-up amount or cancel it at any time in your Swift account.

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