Paper Ticket Retirement effective 1 January 2016
Soon most paper tickets, including the Pensioner Excursion Ticket, will no longer be sold.
From 1 January 2016, the only paper tickets available will be single Adult and Concession tickets (trains, buses, ferries and light rail) and return Adult and Concession tickets (trains, ferries and light rail).
Tickets no longer available from 1 January 2016 include:
• Pensioner Excursion tickets
• MyMulti Weekly tickets
• MyBus TravelTen tickets
• MyFerry TravelTen tickets
What should customers use instead?
Seniors and pensioners: If you’re still travelling with a Pensioner Excursion Tickets, it’s time to get your Gold Senior/Pensioner Opal card.
The Gold Opal card gives you the same discounted fare on public transport as the Pensioner Excursion Ticket. Gold Opal fares are capped at $2.50 a day, so you won’t pay more than a Pensioner Excursion Ticket.* And, with lots of rewards for regular travel, you may even pay less.
You only need to get a Gold Opal card once and add value to it. Then you can use it as often as you like, day after day.
Find out more about the Gold Senior/Pensioner Opal card!
* Excluding Sydney Airport Station Access Fee
Adults, children and eligible concession customers: If you’re still travelling with paper tickets, make the switch to the Opal now and start enjoying all the benefits of travelling with Opal.