Our Pass - from 1 September 2019
Our Pass is a new scheme for young people aged 16-18 to help them easily access work and leisure opportunities, training, education and skills throughout Greater Manchester. It has replaced the 16-18 get me there card.
The pass entitles holders to free travel on local bus services across Greater Manchester and they can also buy off-peak 1-day and weekend travelcards for the tram (Metrolink) at half adult prices.
If you live in Greater Manchester, you can find out if you’re eligible and apply for Our Pass at the ourpass.co.uk website.
Our Pass is both an ID card and a smart card, which means you can link your card to a get me there account, buy a ticket online, store it on your card and use the smart readers when you travel.
Use your get me there account to buy:
- discounted off-peak 1-day or weekend Metrolink travelcards - 50% off adult prices
- adult Metrolink tickets
Using Our Pass to travel:
- touch-in at the smart reader before boarding a tram or at the ticket machine as you board a bus
- touch-out at the smart reader when you finish your journey by tram
- you don’t need to touch-out when travelling by bus
The smart readers on tram stops now accept contactless cards and devices for travel. Please move your smart card away from your payment cards, when you use a smart reader. For example, if you keep your card in a wallet or purse, remove it before you touch-in and touch-out. This will make sure you’re not charged on a contactless card you didn’t intend to use.