Who gets the $250 travel card?
The regional seniors travel card provides eligible seniors living in regional, rural and remote areas of NSW with a $250 prepaid card to help ease the cost of travel. You can use the card at certain retailers to pay for pre-booked NSW Trainlink Regional trains and coaches, fuel and taxis. via
How do I check the balance on my regional seniors travel card?
Please note that Why Leave Town DOES NOT look after the NSW Government Regional Seniors Travel Card. To obtain your balance for this card you need to ring 1800 569 070. via
Do pensioners get a fuel card?
Eligible NSW seniors are paying for fuel with a new travel card available from the NSW Government. The prepaid Visa card provides seniors with $250 to ease the burden of travel costs and assist them in getting to and from essential services. Seniors are using their regional seniors travel card to pay for: fuel. via
Who is eligible for a NSW travel card?
The Regional Seniors Travel Card is for NSW residents who hold a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card, or receive an Age Pension, or receive certain DVA payments. Residents will also have to live in an eligible Local Government Area (see map below, or for a larger map click here). via
Are pensioners getting another travel card?
Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro said seniors across NSW have benefited from the initial two-year travel card trial, with 337,500 cards issued in 2020 and more than 330,000 cards issued to regional seniors in 2021 so far. via
When can pensioners expect to receive the $250?
How much is the Economic Support Payment? The Economic Support Payment is a $500 handout, split into two $250 payments. The first was distributed in December 2020, and the second payment is to be paid in March 2021. via
Does Caltex accept regional seniors travel card?
Purtills Group has announced it will accept Regional Seniors Travel Cards at all of its Caltex stores. The card provides eligible seniors living in regional, rural and remote areas of NSW with a $250 prepaid card to help ease the cost of travel. via
How do I check my fuel card balance?
You can find out the balance of your card by contacting card services by phone or online. If the total cost of your travel-related expense is greater than your card balance, you must pay the outstanding balance. The NSW Government is not required to pay the outstanding balance. via
How do I check if I have money on my card?
One way to check your account balances (if you don't have an online account or don't want to go to the ATM or bank branch) is to simply call your bank. After providing the customer service representative with your account and PIN numbers, he or she should be able to let you know your current debit card balance. via
How do you use a seniors fuel card?
You can use the travel card at certain retailers across Australia to pay for fuel, taxis and pre-booked NSW Trainlink Regional trains and coaches. You'll need to activate your card before you can use it. The travel card is valid for 14 months from the date of issue (the date shown on your card letter). via
Are old age pensioners entitled to fuel allowance?
You may qualify for a Fuel Allowance if you are getting one of the following schemes: State Pension (Contributory) or State Pension (Non-Contributory) Widow's, Widower's or Surviving Civil Partner's (Contributory) Pension or Widow's, Widower's or Surviving Civil Partner's (Non-Contributory) Pension. Invalidity Pension. via
What can pensioners get for free?
How far can I travel on a seniors Opal card?
With a Senior/Pensioner Gold Opal card you can travel as much as you want on metro, train, bus, ferry and light rail services within the Opal network and you never pay more than $2.50 a day. Please note that: The Opal week runs from Monday to Sunday. via
How do I activate my NSW Seniors travel Card?
Activate your card
by calling Card Services on 1800 569 070. You must activate your card within 45 days of the date on the letter enclosed with your card, otherwise your card will be cancelled. Your card will be ready to use once it has been activated. via
When can I use my government travel card?
Federal employees may only use the travel charge card to pay for expenses listed on the travel authorization. You must use the card only for authorized expenses incurred in connection with official travel orders that are approved in the agency travel management system. via
Do all pensioners get winter fuel allowance?
Everyone who receives the State Pension who meets the criteria will automatically get the Allowance. This will be most pensioners, but not if during the qualifying week (September 21 to 27, 2020) you: Lived in a care home and received Pension Credit or certain other benefits. via
What is a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card Australia?
The CSHC is a concessional card that allows you to get cheaper health care and some discounts if you've reached Age Pension age. If you're eligible, the benefits include: Cheaper prescription medicines: Medicines listed under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) are subsidised by the federal government. via
What is a fuel merchant category code?
Merchant category codes
4121 – Taxis. 5541 – Service stations (with or without ancillary services) 4131 – Bus lines. 5983 – Fuel. via
How long does coronavirus last?
The temporary Coronavirus Supplement ended on 31 March 2021. The Coronavirus Supplement counts as income for child support purposes. If you got the Coronavirus Supplement, you need to declare it as income in your tax return for the 2020–21 financial year. via
Are pensioners getting $250?
Eligible Australians will receive $250 straight into their bank account from March 2021 as a payment that will only be issued once. The payments will support more than 2.5 million pensioners and about 400,000 self-funded retirees who hold a seniors health card. via
Is there another $750 payment for pensioners?
Payments to Kate and Angus will be made automatically from 31 March 2020. As Kate and Angus remain both a couple and Age Pension recipients on 10 July 2020, they will each be eligible for a further $750 as part of the second payment, so their household will receive $1,500 in total for the second payment. via
Do seniors get a discount on car registration in NSW?
If you're a pensioner, you may be eligible for concessions on your vehicle registration in NSW. Eligible pensioners don't have to pay: registration fees. conditional registration fees. via
Do petrol stations take cash?
Payment. When you pay, we recommend using card or contactless payments in the store, rather than cash. If you've got the Shell app, you can also use our Pay at Pump service to pay for your fuel from within your car, using your mobile phone so you don't even need to go into the store. via
Where can I use my fuel card?
Where can I use my Shell fuel card?
Do service stations sell cards?
Most servos sell greeting cards, and the gifts you can buy to go along with a card include: Bottle shop gift card for Uncle Bob; Chocolates for Grandma; Use the ATM and pop some cash in a card. via
Where can BP fuel cards be used?
Q: Where else can BP Fuel Cards be used? In addition to our own extensive network, BP fuel cards* are also accepted at hundreds of partner sites, including Gulf**, Texaco and now Esso (where the BP acceptance sign is displayed), bringing our network coverage to over 3,400 sites across the UK. via
Can I check my credit card balance at an ATM?
How do you check your credit card balance? You can check your balance online, on your most recent paper statement, or you can ask for your balance by phone or check it at a cash machine. via
How much money is in my Mastercard?
There are three ways you can keep track of your balance: visit mcgift.giftcardmall.com, or call 1 (877) 322-4710 to make automated balance inquiries 24/7, or track your balance as you spend. Some retailers do not have access to the remaining balance on your Card. via
Which is not a benefit of a checking account?
What is one disadvantage of NOT having a checking account? A disadvantage could be paying the bills in person, having to pay bills AND gas money. You just studied 25 terms! via
What can you use your travel card for?
A travel money card can be a convenient tool for frequent travellers. Before travelling overseas, you load money into the travel money card account, locking in the exchange rate for foreign currencies at that time. You then use the card for purchases and cash withdrawals like a debit or credit card. via
What is the government travel card used for?
The Government Travel Charge Card Program (GTCC) provides travelers with a safe, effective, convenient, and commercially available method to pay for expenses associated with official travel. The GTCC includes Individually Billed Accounts (IBAs) and Centrally Billed Accounts (CBAs). via