There are many ways to save money on standard bus fares, the return ticket being the most obvious. All operators offer reductions for children, toddlers usually being able to travel free of charge (under 5s or under 3s, depending on the operator).
Each bus company has its own special MONEY-SAVING TICKETS and here are just a few of the offers available:
FirstDay South West This good value ticket offers unlimited travel throughout the South West whether for shopping, seeing friends, visiting tourist attractions or just enjoying the view. Travel all over Cornwall or even take a trip into Devon for only £7.60 adult, £6.20 child, while for a family (of up to 5, where no more than 2 are adults), the ticket is fantastic value at £18.70. FirstDay Cornwall tickets are available at £7.40 adult and £5.20 child. Regular travellers can also purchase weekly and monthly tickets. Restrictions apply.. www.firstgroup.com
Western Greyhound Day Explorer Buy a Day Explorer on any Western Greyhound bus for just £8.50 (adult) and £5.50 (child) . This can be used on Western Greyhound's entire network and also on Stagecoach Devon buses. Families of up to 5 people - where no more than 2 are adults - can travel at double the adult fare, but the family Explorer ticket is a better bargain at just £17. Regular travellers can save money by buying a personalised season-ticket. Tel. 01637 871871 www.westerngreyhound.com
Unlimited travel on most bus and all train services
Get hold of a one-day Ride Cornwall ticket and enjoy unlimited travel throughout Cornwall on all First and Western Greyhound buses as well as CrossCountry and First Great Western train services.
Tickets cost £10 (adult), £7.50 (child) and £20 (family up to 2 adults and 3 children) from any of the above operators.
Travel is permitted after 0900 Monday-Friday and at any time on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays. For full details, pick up a Ride Cornwall leaflet or click here.
For details of the Concessionary Fares scheme for older people or people with certain disabilities, click here.