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Rescheduled free travel dates for Victorian Seniors and Carers Card holders

24 Feb 2021

Victorian Seniors and Carer Card holders can explore Melbourne and regional Victoria with free travel from Sunday 21 March to Sunday 28 March 2021.

Due to COVID-19, the eight days of free travel scheduled for Victorian Seniors and Carer Card holders in October 2020 was postponed.

Free travel during this period covers all public transport in Victoria, including:

  • Melbourne’s trains, trams and buses
  • Regional trains, coaches and buses (including regional town buses and inter town buses)

Please note, some private bus operators and airport services are excluded.

Seats must be reserved on long distance V/Line trains and some coaches. Free travel is available on all Economy Class services; however, customers can now upgrade to First Class travel upon payment of the First Class upgrade fee (subject to limited availability).

Bookings can be made by by visiting your nearest V/Line station or ticket outlet or calling us on 1800 800 007 from 10am on Tuesday 2 March 2021. Tickets need to be collected within 48 hours.

Seniors need to carry their Seniors myki and Victorian Seniors Card with them on public transport, and touch on and off as usual. myki fares won’t be charged between Sunday 21 March to Sunday 28 March 2021.

Carers need to carry their Carer myki and Carer Card (‘We Care’ card) with them on public transport, and touch on and off as usual. myki fares won’t be charged between Sunday 21 March to Sunday 28 March 2021.

To plan a journey use Journey planner, download the free PTV app or call us on 1800 800 007.