How To Apply for Seniors Card
To be eligible for a NSW Seniors Card you must be a New South Wales permanent resident, aged 60 or over and work no more than 20 hours a week in paid employment.
You can apply for a NSW Seniors Card below:
- Online application
- Seniors Card call centre. Phone 13 77 88( 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
Mail your completed application to: Locked Bag 2090 , North Ryde NSW 1670.
Using Your Seniors Card
NSW Seniors Card members are eligible for discounts and special offers from thousands of businesses in NSW. Some additional discounts are also available in the Seniors Card programs operated by other states and territories around Australia. NSW Seniors Card members also entitled to special concession rates on NSW government transport and half fare travel on many other government and private transport services. Seniors Card is easy to use. Simply present your card to participating businesses and transport services to obtain discounts.
Can I use my NSW Seniors Card Interstate?
You can use your Seniors Card to receive Government public transport concessions interstate. Many businesses provide discounts to interstate card holders on request.
For details about Seniors Card programs in other States please visit www.seniorcard.com.au.
$2.50 Pensioner Excursion Ticket (PET) or NSW Seniors Card holders are eligible to start travelling with the Gold Senior/Pensioner Opal card. The $2.50 paper Pensioner Excursion Tickets are still available, but choosing to switch to Opal gives you the same $2.50 unlimited travel plus lots more.
Within the greater metropolitan area, extensive travel opportunities are available to NSW Seniors Card holders with purchase of a metropolitan Pensioner Excursion Ticket. This $2.50 ticket provides for all day, multi-modal travel on:
- CityRail services within an area bounded by Dungog, Scone, Bathurst, Goulburn, Bomaderry;
- Government and private bus services within metropolitan and outer metropolitan bus contract areas bounded by Port Stephens, Maitland, Lithgow and Kiama; and
- Government ferry services in Sydney and Newcastle.
Pensioner Excursion Tickets are not available on special and premium services, such as the Manly JetCat ferry service, Airport train line or the Moore Park special event bus service, but can be used on regular services to the same destinations.
Rural and Regional Areas – train travel
NSW Seniors Card members can undertake extensive local and regional travel on CountryLink services with purchase of a CountryLink Pensioner Excursion Ticket. These provide a single journey on CountryLink country rail and coach services at a reduced fare of $2.50 in regional areas outside of the Sydney and Newcastle area bounded by Nowra, Moss Vale, Lithgow, Muswellbrook, Dungog, Karuah and Booral.
Rural and Regional Areas – bus travel
From the 1 January 2009 the Regional Excursion Daily (RED) ticket is available which provides all day travel for $2.50 for NSW Seniors Card and Pensioner Card holders on commercial private bus services operating outside of the Sydney Metropolitan/Outer Metropolitan networks or the CountryLink network.
Further details can be obtained by contacting CountryLink on 13 22 32 or by visiting www.countrylink.info
Save on electrical and white goods
Call Senior Shopper on 1300 366 265 with the product brand name, model number, item description and your best price (including delivery and extended warranty details, if required).
Your Senior Shopper price will be available in approximately 2-3 business hours. Once you place your order with Senior Shopper, our electrical supplier will contact you to arrange payment and pick-up or delivery terms.
*Prices quoted and delivery options are based on suppliers’ stock availability. Stock from manufacturers may also affect delivery times. Should you require an item within a specific timeframe please be sure to mention this to your consultant when placing your enquiry.
Vehicles, accessories and finance
Call Senior Shopper on 1300 366 265 and ensure you have your make, model and best price (including delivery and trade-in details) handy.
Your Motor Market consultant will contact you, usually within 24 hours, to discuss your purchase and delivery options.
All your travel needs
Visit www.shopper.travel for all your travel and accommodation needs.
Shopping and gift cards
Save on Kmart, Coles and Woolworths WISH gift cards
Other products and services
Call Senior Shopper on 1300 366 265 and we will provide you with the direct contact details of our preferred supplier in your area. Be sure to mention you have been referred by Senior Shopper at the start of your enquiry to ensure you receive their best offer for members.