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Regular Travel Cards

  • Regular Travel Cards
  • Season Cards
  • Hover Academic Cards
  • HoverTalent
  • Car Parking
  • Corporate

Travel Cards

Offering great value discounts on standard fares plus flexibility on travel frequency with a validity of 1 year. Travel Cards are available to purchase in 10, 20, 40, 100 and 250 single journeys and can, therefore, be used for single journeys, day returns, or period returns.

 

  • All travel/season cards are for the exclusive use of the person named on the card.
  • A photograph will need to assign to every travel/season card. Hovertravel can take your photo in the terminal.
Travel Card Adult (16yrs+) Child (5-15 yrs) 
10 Travel Cards £78.00 £42.00
20 Travel Cards £137.00 £78.50
40 Travel Cards £240.00 £135.00
100 Travel Cards £550.00 £325.00
250 Travel Cards £1,075.00 £ -

 

Application Forms

To apply for a regular travel card, simply complete the attached application form and bring into our Ryde or Southsea terminal.

 

Download the Season & Travel Card Price List

Download Season/Travel Card Application Form

Download 12 Month Direct Debit Application Form

Download Direct Debit Mandate Application Form

Download Season/Travel Card Cancellation Request Form

Download Parental Consent Form (required for under 13's travelling alone)

Travel Card Bookings

After much demand and some extensive development work we’re now delighted to offer an online booking facility to all TravelCard holders. The booking facility is available on our website

 

  • Search for your dates and times on the website
  • Complete your name, E-mail address (Must match what we have on file) and postal address
  • Enter your Travel / Season card number to pay for your journey on the payment screen
Appreciation Vouchers

As a small way of thanking our loyal customers, those who hold a 6 month, 12 month Season Card or Travel Card 250 can apply for 20 or 40 vouchers that are valid for one single journey and can be transferred to friends & family, or add to the expiry date of your card*.

  • Claims are available to made within 14 days before card expiry date, or 28 days after expiry date, by completing a claim form. Download Appreciation Voucher Claim Form
  • *Card extension only valid for 12 month season cards.
  • No claim is permitted by 12 month child season card holders for extra day & apology vouchers. All child 12 month season card holders are permitted to  receive one repatriation travel ticket whenever the service is cancelled due to adverse weather, up to a maximum of 10 tickets during the season card validity. These repatriation travel tickets will only be issued by Hovertravel staff during any weather related cancellations and cannot be obtained when the service is operating.  Other than these 10 travel tickets, no further travel tickets will be issued for the delay or cancellation of our services during the school year, and the guardian of the child agrees that the issuance of these vouchers is sufficient re-imbursement for any of our services that may be cancelled or delayed by more than 60 minutes during the period of the 12 month season card.  
  • Appreciation Voucher Scheme are non-refundable, non-transferable & cannot be replaced if lost. No further vouchers will be issued if lost or use.

 

Season Cards

Season Cards offer great value for money for Frequent Travellers. Available for 1, 3, 6 or 12 month duration, Season Cards offer holders a 'preferred crossing booking' facility.

  • All travel/season cards are for the exclusive use of the person named on the card.
  • A photograph will need to assigned to every travel/season card. Hovertravel can take your photo in the terminal.
Season Card Type Adult (16 years +) Child (5-15 years)
1 month season £215.00 £115.00
3 month season £505.00 £287.00
6 Month Season (includes free Hoverbus and an extra 20 single journeys free!) £999.00  N/A
1 year Season includes FREE Hoverbus (includes free Hoverbus and 13 months of travel (40 free single journeys!*) £1,750.00 £900.00
1 Year Season includes free Hoverbus (Direct Debit) (includes free Hoverbus and 13 months of travel (40 free single journeys!*) £1,810.00 £955.00

 

Application Forms

To apply for a regular travel card, simply complete the attached application form and bring into our Ryde or Southsea terminal.

 

Download the Season & Travel Card Price List

Download Season/Travel Card Application Form

Download Season/Travel Card Cancellation Request Form

Download Parental Consent Form (required for under 13's travelling alone)

Appreciation Vouchers

As a small way of thanking our loyal customers customers who hold a 6 month, 12 month Season Card or Travel Card 250 can apply for 20 or 40 vouchers that are valid for one single journey and can be transferred to friends & family, or add to the expiry date of your card*. 

  • Claims are available to made within 14 days before card expiry date, or 28 days after expiry date, by completing a claim form.

  • *Card extension only valid for 12 month season cards.

  • No claim is permitted by 12 month child season card holders for extra day & apology vouchers. All 12 month child season card holders are permitted to  receive one repatriation travel ticket whenever the service is cancelled due to adverse weather, up to a maximum of 10 tickets during the season card validity. These repatriation travel tickets will only be issued by Hovertravel staff during any weather related cancellations and cannot be obtained when the service is operating.  Other than these 10 travel tickets, no further travel tickets will be issued for the delay or cancellation of our services during the school year, and the guardian of the child agrees that the issuance of these vouchers is sufficient re-imbursement for any of our services that may be cancelled or delayed by more than 60 minutes during the period of the 12 month season card. 

  • Appreciation Voucher Scheme are non-refundable, non-transferable & cannot be replaced if lost. No further vouchers will be issued if lost or use.
  • 20 vouchers = 6 month season & Travel 250 
  • 40 vouchers = 12 month season

Download Appreciation Voucher Claim Form

Hover Academic Cards

Our new Hover Academic & Training cards are available for purchase by students, teachers, lecturers, apprentices, work placements and for persons travelling for company training courses

To purchase any of these cards you will need to provide a proof of entitlement & photo ID. 

Proof of Entitlement We Accept
  • A letter from an education provider with course dates.
  • Confirmation of teacher/lecturer employment on headed paper
  • Company confirmation on headed paper of short term training
  • NYS, UCAS, NUS extra cards (for apprentices), College/Uni ID cards
  • Job Centre - confirmation of work placement/experience
  • Photo I.D must also be shown

Hover Academic Cards

Hover Academic & Training Regular Travel Cards
Hover Academic 10 Travel Card £55.50
Hover Academic 20 Travel Card £103.00
Hover Academic 40 Travel Card £170.00

 

Hover Academic & Training Regular Season Cards 
Hover Academic 1 Month Unlimited Travel £135.00
Hover Academic 3 Month Unlimited Travel £300.00
Hover Academic 6 Month Unlimited Travel £530.00
Hover Academic 12 Month Unlimited Travel £915.00
Hover Academic 12 Month Unlimited Travel (Direct Debit) £970.00

 

   

HoverAcademic Benefits

Hover Academic & Training Benefits

  Free Hoverbus Friends & Family Vouchers Booked Flights Off peak +1 Discount
12 Month Season Card Yes Yes (20) Yes Yes
6 Month Season Card Yes Yes (10) Yes Yes
1 & 3 Month Season Card No No Yes No
10 & 20 Travel Cards No No Yes No


*Friends & Family vouchers are free day returns which can be used by the card holder or given to friends & family.
*Off peak plus one discount will be up to 50% off for one person travelling with the card holder during off peak times during evenings & weekends.

Application Forms

To apply for a regular travel card, simply complete the attached application form and bring into our Ryde or Southsea terminal.

 

Download the Season & Travel Card Price List

Download Season/Travel Card Application Form

Download 12 Month Direct Debit Application Form

Download Direct Debit Mandate Application Form

Download Season/Travel Card Cancellation Request Form

Download Parental Consent Form (required for under 13's travelling alone)

HoverTalent is a product range created to support children who need to travel across the Solent to clubs, extra curricular lessons and for coaching, to develop their talent, whether that's in sports, music or arts.  HoverTalent offers discounted fares to make travelling for training easier.

 

The HoverTalent initiative offers students (between the ages of 5 and 16 years) a travel card of 50 single journeys at £132 (only £2.64 per journey) or a travel card of 100 single journeys at £265 (also only £2.65 per journey).

 

The HoverTalent 50 journey travel card is a new product and compared to the individual journey price on an existing 40 journey travel card, saves 14.6%, whilst the HoverTalent 100 journey travel card represents an overall discount of 12.5%.

 

To apply for the new cards you simply need to write into Hovertravel via email or post detailing why you should be eligible for the discounted fares, and include a letter head from the training provider as proof of training.

Car Parking Permits

Car Park Season Tickets are available for all Hovertravel Travel Card holders. To complete the form in advance download the attached PDF from the link below. Please bring your completed application form to either our Ryde or Southsea Hovertravel Terminals. 

Download Car Park Application Form

Hovertravel sells Seafront - The Esplanade Car Park Season permits on behalf of Portsmouth City Council, purely as a service to our regular and frequent customers. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for any issues relating to Seafront - The Esplanade Car Park, the car park season tickets or for the purchase of incorrect tickets.

 

Ticket Validity Price
1 month £102.00
3 months £272.00
6 months £523.00
12 months £1015.00

 

Application Forms

To apply for a car parking permit, simply complete the attached application form and bring into our Ryde or Southsea terminal.

Download the application form here

Terms & Conditions
  • The Car Park permits are available from Hovertravel’s terminals only, and is valid in the Seafront - The Esplanade car park ONLY
  • Car park permits MUST be displayed at all times 
  • Car park permits are NOT extendable
  • Once issued permits are non-transferable & non-refundable
  • Customers may add two registrations per permit - a £10 admin fee will apply to change either of the two 

Company Tickets

Hovertravel's Company Tickets are perfect for businesses who travel on an Ad-hoc basis and are not person or date specific. 

Tickets Price
50 Single Company Tickets £515.00
200 Single Company Tickets £1880.00

 

Download our corporate credit application here: Credit Application Form

Please note, the credit application form is only available to businesses. Please apply in writing. Tickets can be issued by the purchaser for use by employees, clients, suppliers etc. Tickets must be validated by the purchaser before use.