Seniors travel discounts and new dates for Seniors Week

Did you know this years seniors week has moved to April 13-24?

We thought we’d give you the lowdown on all the great travel discounts available to help you get where you’re going. 

Regional Excursion Daily (RED) tickets 

Eligible concession card holders can access discounted bus fares in regional New South Wales with a Regional Excursion Daily (RED) ticket. The RED ticket provides unlimited local daily bus travel for just $2.50, making it affordable for you to get around by bus. Click https://transportnsw.info/tickets-opal/regional-tickets-fares/regional-bus-tickets-fares for more information. 

(Two senior couples on a trip, riding a shuttle bus)

 

Country Pensioner Excursion (CPE) ticket  

An affordable ticket for eligible pensioners and seniors to travel by train in regional NSW and the ACT. For $2.50 you can book an Economy class seat on a NSW TrainLink Regional train service. You will need to book 7 days or less in advance. For all the details visit https://transportnsw.info/tickets-opal/regional-tickets-fares/country-pensioner-excursion-ticket-cpe 

Regional seniors travel card  

Provides eligible seniors living in regional, rural and remote areas of NSW with a $250 prepaid card to help ease the cost of travel. You can use the card at certain retailers to pay for pre-booked NSW Trainlink Regional trains and coaches, fuel and taxis.For all the details and to apply for a card visit https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/regionalseniorstravel 

Please remember Don’t forget to check out what’s on for Seniors Week in your local area at https://www.seniorsfestival.nsw.gov.au/ 

If you are curious to learn of what public transport is available in your area go to www.goingplaces.org.au where you can find the web link for the NSW Trip Planner (or phone 131-500 and select option 5).