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Government announces free bus travel for 16 to 20-year-olds

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Government announces free bus travel for 16 to 20-year-oldsYoung people who are between 16 and 20-years old in 2018 can now travel by bus for free, the Government has said.

Those who are between 17 and 19-years old will travel for free between the 1st of January and the 31st of December.

The Government also said that those who will turn 16 this year, will start travelling for free on their birthday and will keep benefiting from the scheme until their 17th birthday. 20-year olds will benefit until they reach 21.

Youths will have the funds spent on their tallinja card refunded the following month, the Government said.

The scheme is implemented automatically, the only requisite is that the individual holds a valid tallinja card.

The Government said that it is investing €3.3 million in this initiative.

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    3 Responses

    1. Charles Mintoff says:

      It would also be good if Senior Citizens also could have free Transport during certain hours of the day like other European Countries do.

    2. james duxbury says:

      yes it would be very acceptable

    3. Ray says:

      Senior citizens already do!
      The seniors concession Tallinja card means the maximum is 50 cents per day no matter how much you travel and a total maximum of €2 a week.
      Not free but good enough!

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