Free travel to/from your Covid Vaccination

From Monday 4th October, passengers who are using buses in Dunedin and Queenstown to attend their covid vaccination appointment, will be able to travel for free for a single return trip to their appointment, provided they have a booking and can show the bus driver proof of that booking.


Terms and conditions of free travel:

  • Free travel is a single return trip to your vaccination appointment using a bus on a standard scheduled public transport services.
  • If you require a caregiver to accompany you to attend a vaccine appointment your caregiver can also travel for free.
  • Alternatively, if you have dependents that you need to look after (e.g. under 12 years olds) your dependents can also travel for free.
  • You can only use this travel on the day of your appointment, which appears on the booking confirmation.
  • To travel for free, you must show the bus driver your appointment letter (text) (either paper or on your mobile phone).
  • Staff will only be checking that your appointment letter (text) is dated for the day of travel.
  • Face masks and scanning QR codes are mandatory when onboard services and stations, bus stops, and ferry terminals.
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