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A great travel deal for Smartgo employees

Arriva and Smartgo have joined together to offer savings on your Arriva bus travel.

What's in it for you…

  • Unlimited Arriva bus travel in the zone of your choice
  • Spread the payments - pay monthly by Direct Debit
  • Take up to 2 children with you FREE on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays (excludes m-tickets)
  • No more hunting for a parking space or paying for parking
  • Just sit back, relax and enjoy some ‘me-time’
  • Free Wifi and charging points on many of our buses. Catch up on social media or your emails
  • You can have your ticket delivered to your mobile with the Arriva m-ticket app
  • No need to find change to pay your bus fare each day
  • Track your bus in real time with the Arriva Bus app

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All you need to do…

  1. Decide which ticket zone you need – check the ticket zone maps if you’re unsure
  2. Sign up to the Arriva Direct Debit monthly payment scheme (you'll receive a confirmation email to confirm your details)
  3. Receive your ticket every month, either direct to your mobile phone or as a standard ticket through the post 

Sign up for Direct Debit now


Unsure which zone you need?

Check ticket zone maps

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Tickets and savings

Ticket zone ETC monthly price Normal 4-Weekly Saver price Look how much you save each month Equivalent price per day*  
Bishop's Stortford £51.67 £62.00 £10.33 £1.71 Sign up now
Colchester £41.67 £50.00 £8.33 £1.38 Sign up now
Essex and Stortford £70.00 £84.00 £14.00 £2.32  Sign up now
Harlow £40.00 £48.00 £8.00 £1.33  Sign up now
Hemel Hempstead £51.67 £62.00 £10.33 £1.71  Sign up now
Lea Valley £54.17 £60.00 £5.83 £1.66  Sign up now
North Herts £52.50 £63.00 £10.50 £1.74  Sign up now
North Herts Plus £64.17 £77.00 £12.83 £2.13 Sign up now
Southend £41.67 £47.00 £5.33 £1.30  Sign up now
Stevenage £45.83 £55.00 £9.17 £1.52  Sign up now
Waltham Abbey £41.67 £50.00 £8.33 £1.38  Sign up now
Watford £44.17 £53.00 £8.83 £1.46 Sign up now
Welwyn and Hatfield £54.17 £65.00 £10.83 £1.80  Sign up now
West Herts £70.83 £82.00 £11.17 £2.27  Sign up now
All Zone Shires £79.17 £90.00 £10.83 £2.49  Sign up now

* Equivalent price per day is annual ETC price spread over 362 operating days.

Things you need to know

  • You can choose either the 1st or the 15th of the month for your Direct Debit payment
  • Choose which ticket format you prefer – mobile or standard
  • Payments on the 1st – ticket starts 12th expires 11th following month (Standard tickets)
  • Payments on the 15th – ticket starts 27th expires 26th following month (Standard tickets)
  • Mobile tickets start 5 working days after payment has been taken. You MUST activate this ticket to use.
  • If you need to cancel your Direct Debit please do so with your bank.
  • Arriva will not offer any refunds if a Direct Debit has not been cancelled in time