Are widows entitled to free travel?
You may be entitled to the Free Travel Scheme if you are a widow or widower or a surviving civil partner aged 60 or over. In this case your late spouse or civil partner must have held a Free Travel Pass, and you must be getting one of the following payments: One-Parent Family Payment. an ordinary Garda Widow’s Pension.
Can you use your Free Travel Pass on Irish Ferries?
Using your Paper – Free Travel Pass when using private ferry services: You must produce your Free Travel Pass to the ferry operator. In some cases, you will get a ticket for your journey.
How do I renew my ROI senior SmartPass?
Renewing and replacing a Senior SmartPass
- If you have electronically used your card within the last 2 years, you will get a new card automatically in the post from Translink when your card expires.
- If you have not used your card in the last 2 years, you will be sent a renewal application form to fill in.
Do you get free travel with a public services card?
If FT-P is written on the card the holder is personally entitled to free travel. If FT+S is written on the card the holder can travel with their spouse, partner or cohabitant. If FT+C is written on the card the holder can have a companion (over 16) travel with them for free.
What are widows entitled to in Ireland?
Widow’s or Widower’s Contributory Pension is a payment based on social insurance for both men and women. It is not means-tested. Entitlement is not affected by any other income you may have such as earnings, an occupational pension or a pension from your late spouse’s employment.
What benefits am I entitled to as a widow?
There are two kinds of benefits that loved ones left behind may be entitled to receive after the death of a spouse. These are: Widowed parent’s allowance. Bereavement allowance and bereavement payment.
Can I use Free Travel Pass to Aran Islands?
Only the named person can use the Free Travel Pass, you cannot let another person use it. To travel for free you must always produce your Free Travel Pass for inspection to the ferry operator.
Do I have to wear a mask on Irish Ferries?
In accordance with public health guidelines, it is recommended to wear face coverings while onboard our ships for the safety of all.
Does the free travel pass expire?
Existing Public Services Cards which are out of date remain valid for the purposes of collecting Social Welfare payments and, where applicable Free Travel Public Services Cards that are out of date will continue to be honoured by the National Transport Authority.
Does a public service card expire?
Public Service Cards issued after November 2018 are valid for 10 years. Public Services Cards that were urgently renewed during the COVID-19 public health emergency may only be valid for 3 years. You can renew your card by attending a PSC registration centre. You can also renew your PSC online.
What is a Freedom Ticket in Dublin?
DoDublin’s Freedom Ticket is the the only card in Dublin that can cover all your transport needs offering you 48 Hours Hop on Hop off tour as well as 72 hours of unlimited travel on Dublin’s public transport network, which includes Airport Transfer on the 16 and 41 Dublin Bus routes.
What happens if my Freedom Pass is lost or stolen?
What to do if your Freedom Pass has been lost, stolen or damaged, or if your personal details have changed. Freedom Pass holders who lose or damage their cards will be charged £12 for replacements. Please note that whilst you wait for your new pass to arrive you will need to pay for your travel.
Where can I buy the dodublin Freedom Card?
Buy Online or at our office in Dublin Airport. Explore Dublin City at your ease with the DoDublin Freedom Card. It is the best value all-in-one card that provides great savings for your transport and sightseeing needs. The Freedom Card offers incredible value and is quite simply the best value ticket in Dublin.
Why is my Freedom Pass not registering on public transport?
The slightest split or bend can affect the aerial and chip that runs through the card, stopping the pass from registering on card readers on public transport. See the guidance below on protecting your Freedom Pass.