Easy card is the equivalent to Octopus card in Hong Kong or Oyster in London. It can be bough at any MRT station or even at the airport. It is a must when you travel to Taipei. The card can be loaded in the machines with a minimum of TWD 100 and used to pay travel fares. It saves time while travelling on MRT as well as give you a cheaper fare.

The card can be used in some shops like 7/11s and can be charged as and when necessary, the n when you leave Taipei you can get back whatever you  haven’t used minus a small deduction or just simple spend your balance in a shop.