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TransLink: Free $10 Go Card (QLD Public Tranport) - Starting from Monday 28 June

Posted By: normie, posted 2010/06/21 21:38
TransLink and the Queensland Government are giving away up to 400 000 free go cards, loaded with $10 travel credit to those who do not already have go cards.

Starting from Monday 28 June, applications for the free go cards will be made available through a number of channels including:
online via their website
community events across the TransLink network (details of these events will be available soon)
application forms inserted in The Courier-Mail, Ipswich Queensland Times, Gold Coast Bulletin or Sunshine Coast Daily on Thursday 1 July, or in your local Quest publication from Tuesday 29 June through Friday 2 July.

Stocks are limited and will be distributed on a first in, first served basis until allocations are exhausted or until the promotion closes on 11 July 2010.

Once the $10 travel credit has been used, you can top up your go card balance and continue using it.

Only available to people who do not already have a go card.
You can only claim one go card per person unless applying for another card as a carer or guardian.
Maximum four free go cards per household.

- stevehl
Expiry date:2010/07/25
  • lilpretzel2010/06/22 13:55:13

    Just added the start date to title for you :)
  • nvox2010/06/28 08:53:57

    go card giveaway terms and conditions
    ◦2.1 The Promotion is open to all residents of Queensland and those living in postcodes 2485, 2486 and 2535 that do not already have a TransLink go card. Upon request applicants must be able to show proof of residency e.g. drivers licence. Employees, and their immediate families, of the TransLink Transit Authority Employing Office and the TransLink Transit Authority its agents, contractors and sub-contractors are not eligible to redeem a go card. Immediate family, of a person, means the person’s spouse and family members residing at the same premises as the person.
  • stevehl2010/06/28 10:00:47
    Attend one of the 10 go card giveaway events to receive a free go card with $10 worth of travel credit.

    Limited numbers of free go cards will be distributed at each event to those who do not already have a go card. Applications received at regional events will be processed on the spot and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.

    TransLink staff will be on hand to answer questions you may have about bus, train and ferry services in your area.

    At outdoor events our radio partners will host a sausage sizzle (excludes Brisbane Square). Be sure to get onboard the new go card bus to discover where TransLink can take you.

    Visit us at locations below to get your free $10 go card:
    Date Time Location Address
    Mon 28 June 10am - 4pm Robina Town Centre Near David Jones Robina Town Centre Drive (off Robina Parkway) Robina (Gold Coast)

    Mon 28 June 10am - 4pm Raby Bay Harbour Park Cnr Shore St West & Harbourview Crt, Cleveland (Opposite Cleveland Train Station)

    Tues 29 June 10am - 4pm Westfield North Lakes
    Near Aldi Cnr Anzac Ave & North Lakes Drive, North Lakes (Redcliffe)

    Wed 30 June 10am - 4pm Indooroopilly Shopping Centre Near Medicare 322 Moggill Rd, Indooroopilly

    Wed 30 June 10am - 4pm Ipswich City Square Ipswich City Mall, Ipswich

    Thurs 1 July 10am - 4pm Grand Plaza Browns Plains Near Coles Cnr Browns Plains Rd & Mt Lindesay Hwy, Browns Plains (Logan)

    Fri 2 July 10am - 4pm Kawana Shopping World Near Woolworths Cnr Nicklin Way & Point Cartwright Drv, Buddina (Sunshine Coast)

    Sat 3 July 10am - 4pm Westfield Carindale Centre Court 1151 Creek Road, Carindale

    Sun 4 July 10am - 4pm Westfield Chermside Near Cinemas Gympie Rd, Chermside

    Sun 4 July 10am - 4pm Reddacliff Place (Brisbane Square) Opposite Treasury Casino 266 George Street, Brisbane CBD
  • lilpretzel2010/06/28 12:32:50
    Thanks nvox & steve, I've updated the link ;)
  • lilpretzel2010/07/07 14:18:19
    Mine arrived today :)
  • nvox2010/07/08 10:08:00
    My GO card arrived in this mornings post.

    I heard on the radio yesterday that they had given away around 100,000 GO cards and had plenty left.
  • nvox2010/07/12 15:44:16
    The promotion for free go cards has been extended to Sunday 25 July 2010
  • lilpretzel2010/07/13 12:39:30
    Thanks for the heads up, have extended the offer ;)

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