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Companion Card

The Companion Card is available to residents of Tyne & Wear who receive certain allowances and are not able to travel without a companion.  This means that the companion does not need to buy a ticket.  You will automatically qualify for the scheme if you receive either of the following:

  • Higher rate care component of the Disability Living Allowance
  • Higher rate Attendance Allowance
  • Minimum of 8 points in mobility component of Personal independent Payments (PIP)

To apply, complete a Companion Card application form.  You can request one by email: customerservices@nexus.org.uk or you can get one from Nexus Travel shops.