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|19-21 Ferry Single Ticket||19-21 Ferry Day Ticket|
What’s Pop 19-21?
If you’re aged 19 to 21, Pop 19-21 is a brand new way to pay for your journeys on the Shields Ferry; just load a balance onto your Pop 19-21 card and use it to pay for journeys as you make them. A Pop 19-21 card gives you special discounted fares on the Shields Ferry that are much cheaper than buying adult Single or Day Tickets.
You can also use your Pop 19-21 balance on the Metro and on buses, but it works differently, find out more in our Pop 19-21 FAQs.
Who can use a Pop 19-21 card?
Pop 19-21 is for 19-21 year olds.
How much does it cost?
Pop 19-21 is simple and affordable. A single journey on the Shields Ferry will cost you £1, or travel all day for just £2.
How does Pop 19-21 work on the ferry?
Just tell the ferry operator which ticket you want to buy, and then touch your Pop 19-21 card on to the reader on the ticket machine. Take your ticket from the machine as normal. The cost of the ticket will be deducted from your Pop 19-21 balance. Your new balance will be printed on your ticket.
Please note that, unlike on Metro, there is no daily price cap for journeys on the Shields Ferry.
Will I need to prove how old I am when I travel?
You may be asked for proof of age when travelling on the Shields Ferry with a Pop blue card; here's what we'll accept as ID:
- ID card with the PASS hologram
- NHS Medical card
- Passport or Birth Certificate (copies will be accepted, including electronic versions)
Where can I get a Pop 19-21 card?
Get your Pop 19-21 card online here. The card itself is free but must be purchased with a £10 balance.
Where can I top up my Pop 19-21 card?
• Online - then load your purchase onto your Pop 19-21 card at a Metro station validator, gate or ticket machine.
• At any Metro station ticket machine
Find out more about Pop 19-21 in our Pop 19-21 FAQs