#AsktheRedBusSA: Pensioner Special in Cape Town and Joburg

12 October 2016

The Pensioner Special offers the perfect opportunity for South African pensioners to enjoy a day out on the red bus, at half price, in Cape Town or Johannesburg.

What is the Pensioner Special?

It’s a 50% discount on a Classic red bus ticket in Cape Town and Johannesburg. With the Classic ticket you can explore the city for a full day n our hop on hop off tours. This means pensioners pay R100 for a ticket that usually costs R200.

In Cape Town, pensioners also get a R20 discount on a Waterfront Harbour Cruise ticket (usually R50). The Waterfront Harbour Cruise departs from the Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront (stop 1).

Please note that Pensioner Special tickets aren't available online. The special offer also doesn't apply to the Joburg Red City Tour and Soweto Combo and cannot be combined with any other special offer.

Who qualifies for the Pensioner Special?

Only South African pensioners, with a valid bar-coded ID or smart card, may take advantage of this half-price special.

When is the Pensioner Special valid?

In Cape Town, the Pensioner Special is only available on Tuesdays and Fridays. The offer is also valid if a public holiday falls on a Tuesday or Friday.

In Johannesburg, the Pensioner Special is available from Monday to Friday (including public holidays).

Please note that the special is not valid from 16 December 2017 to 9 January 2018.

How does the Pensioner Special work?

Pensioners can hop on the bus at any stop, but must remember to bring their bar-coded South African ID or smart card along to qualify.