What are JJ Kavanagh & Sons Smartcards?
JJ Kavanagh & Sons Smartcard is the new convenient way to pay for travel across our services. It’s a plastic Smartcard which can hold pay as you go travel credit and weekly bus passes. It saves you carrying or looking for cash and Smartcard fares are 10% cheaper than cash tickets!
Benefits of using your Smartcard
➡ Smartcard fares are 10% cheaper than cash sales.
➡ Your Smartcard will be protected against loss or theft.
➡ You can easily Top-Up or Buy your weekly bus ticket.
➡ You can view and print your card history.
➡ You can update your personal details.
Types of JJ Kavanagh & Sons Smartcards
The three types of Smartcards users:
(a) “Travel Card” can be used by both students and adults. Payment options include making a Top Up or purchasing a weekly ticket online.
(b) “Free Travel (New Social Welfare Card)” can be used by a valid social welfare travel pass holder. It must be registered with the correct social welfare card details such as PPS No. and once validated by the Department of Social Protection the card can be used on the routes that avail of free travel.
(c) “Free Travel (Old Social Welfare Card)” can be used by a valid social welfare travel pass holder. It must be registered with the correct social welfare card details such as Ref No. and once validated by the Department of Social Protection the card can be used on the routes that avail of free travel
Registering your Smartcard
All Smartcards (Travel Card and Social Welfare Travel Passes) must be “registered” by the Smartcard customer online smartcard.jjkavanagh.ie. Once you register online you will receive a confirmation email and give 7/10 working days to receive the card by post.
What bus services can I use a Smartcard on?
Smartcards used across the following routes:
➡ 735 Limerick – Dublin Airport
➡ 736 Waterford – Dublin Airport
➡ 717 Clonmel – Dublin Airport
➡ 736A Naas – Carlow
➡ N12 Kilkenny – Maynooth
➡ N06 Athy – Maynooth
➡ N08 Portlaoise – Maynooth
➡ Waterford City Service
➡ Nass – Clane Town Service
➡ Newbridge – Kilcullen Town Service
All JJ Kavanagh & Sons offices and bus drivers have Smartcard leaflets and cards. See the list of our offices in Ireland:
➡ Main Street, Urlingford, Kilkenny
➡ Blenheim, Dunmore Road, Waterford
➡ Ballinamona, Nenagh, Tipperary