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Get around South Wales for less with MTP and VIP

MY TRAVEL PASS

If you’re between 16-18 years old, you can apply for 'My Travel Pass'. You will get 33% discount off all your bus travel with Stagecoach in South Wales and other operator services.

How do I apply?

You can fill in the MTP application form and submit it online or alternatively you can download the form and send it back to:

MY TRAVEL PASS, CONTACT CENTRE CYMRU, PO BOX 52, PENRHYNDEUDRAETH, LL49 0AU

You can also apply by calling 0300 200 22 33 and you will receive a paper application form which you can return Freepost.

What proof of age do I need?


To apply, everyone needs to produce a recent colour, passport sized photo and provide the postcode of their primary residence (eg. Term time address for those studying in Wales). You will also need to provide your date of birth. 

The details you provide to register will be checked by third parties on behalf of Welsh Government for the purposes of verifying your identity.  See the website for more details 

In providing this information you accept that checks may be undertaken to verify that the information is correct. 

What to do with your card?


You’ll have to prove you’re between 16 -18 years old when you buy your ticket or get on the bus. To do this, you must:


  • board the bus and show your MTP pass 
  • The driver will then discount the ticket of your choice by 33%

Where can you travel with your MTP ticket?


Your MTP lets you ride on all our buses in South Wales*


Terms and Conditions

*MTP is valid for discount on all Stagecoach in South Wales adult bus tickets. Exclusions may apply, including joint operator services and Traws Cymru from Newtown to Felinfach. To qualify for your discount, you must carry your valid MTP card at all times when purchasing or using Stagecoach tickets. Any misuse could result in the withdrawal of the card. For further Ts&Cs please visit 


mytravelpass.gov.wales


VIP 

South Wales VIP tickets - cheaper travel for under 19s!


If you're under 19 you can apply for a Stagecoach VIP card and get a 33% discount off all your bus travel with Stagecoach in South Wales*. And, if you're under 16 and qualify for child tickets, you can use it to prove your age. You’ll be able to use it on our buses in South Wales as often as you like.


To get hold of one, you just need to download and fill in the application form and send it back to us, with confirmation that you are aged under 19 (don’t worry, all the details of what you have to do are on the form).


You’ll then get your card through the post and you’ll be able to use it whenever you board.


Get a Stagecoach VIP card

You can  download our VIP application form  and send it back to: VIP Scheme, PO Box 212, Waterlooville, PO7 6ZN

  
​What ID you'll need?

You’ll have to prove you’re a VIP (between 5 and 18 years old) when you buy your ticket or get on the bus. To do this, you should send us a PHOTOCOPY of either; your passport, your driver’s licence or your birth certificate. DO NOT send your original documents. If you are sending us your birth certificate, you will need to get your parent or guardian to certify your passport photograph as a true likeness.

How to use your VIP card?

Using your VIP card couldn’t be easier.

Once you have one in your grasp, all you have to do is present it to the ticket machine each time you buy or use a ticket onboard. Our drivers are a friendly bunch so please give them a hello and don’t be worried to ask them anything at all - there’s no such thing as a daft question!

If you buy a ticket online, you will just need to present this to the driver at the time of validating your VIP card on the ticket machine.


If you lose your VIP card​

If you have lost your card or it has been stolen, you should report it immediately to our Smartcard contact centre on 0345 810 1000. Lines are open 07:00 to 22:00, 7 days a week (excluding Christmas Day). Calls from landlines and mobiles to this number are charged at a national rate and may be included in any inclusive minutes packages. You can also email us at  customer.support@stagecoachsmart.com. We will arrange a replacement as soon as possible. Please be aware that a £5 replacement fee may apply.

Where you can travel with your VIP ticket?

Your VIP ticket lets you ride on all Stagecoach buses in South Wales 

You won’t be able to buy a VIP ticket on joint tickets that are sold for travel on Stagecoach and other operator services, including network rider, railroad and Valley Line Explorer tickets and megabus. Please see full T&Cs below
  

Terms and Conditions
*VIP is valid for discount on all Stagecoach in South Wales Services. VIP is not valid for discount on joint tickets that are sold for travel on Stagecoach and other operator services, including network rider, railroad and Valley Line Explorer tickets and megabus. To qualify for your discount, you must carry your valid Stagecoach VIP card at all times when purchasing or using Stagecoach tickets. The VIP card can only be used by the authenticated holder and remains the property of Stagecoach at all times. Any misuse could result in the withdrawal of the card. The VIP card is not an automatic right to travel and is not a travel ticket.