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A Free Travel Companion pass allows any one person, aged 16 or over, to accompany you for free, when travelling.

To qualify for a Free Travel Companion Pass you must satisfy one of the following conditions:

Free Travel Passholders aged 66 or over:

  • You are aged 66 to 69 inclusive and are medically assessed as unfit to travel alone,

  • You are aged 70 or over and are medically unfit to travel alone,

  • You are getting full-time care and attention from someone who is getting Carer’s Allowance from this Department,

  • You are certified by either the Irish Wheelchair Association or by your GP as being a permanent wheelchair user,

  • You are blind or severely visually impaired and

    • -

      you satisfy the blindness conditions for the Blind Pension or

    • -

      you are registered as a blind person with either the National Council for the Blind of Ireland or the National League of the Blind of Ireland.

Free Travel Passholders aged under 66:

  • You are getting Disability Allowance or Invalidity Pension or Disablement Pension and Incapacity Supplement and are medically assessed as unfit to travel alone,

    • were previously getting Disability Allowance, or

  • You are blind or severely visually impaired and you:

    • are getting a Blind Pension, or

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