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Senior Citizen Ticket for Hesse

Senior Citizen Ticket for Hesse Comfort

Authorised users

aged 65 and over. Can be ordered on the 1st of the month in which the user turns 65

from 65 years of age. Can be ordered on the 1st of the month in which the user turns 65.

Proof of entitlement

for ordering and modification a copy or the presentation of proof of age (e.g. identity card) is required

for ordering and modification a copy or the presentation of proof of age (e.g. identity card) is required

Duration

with a subscription, the ticket runs for an unlimited period. When purchased directly, the ticket is valid for 1 year

when per subscription, the ticket is valid for an unlimited period. When purchased directly, the ticket is valid for 1 year.

Transferability

non-transferable

non-transferable

area of validity

all of Hesse including Mainz, Eberbach and Warburg. No transitional fare areas

all of Hesse including Mainz, Eberbach and Warburg. No transitional fare areas

Validity

Monday to Friday from 9 a.m., weekends and public holidays, all day. Separate tickets must be purchased for journeys from 5 to 9 a.m.

Daily around the clock

Taking others on your ticket is not included

taking others on your ticket is not included (Monday to Friday from 7 p.m. one adult and any number of children under 15 years of age. On weekends and public holidays, all day).

 

1st class use

only valid in 2nd class. The purchase of/upgrading to 1st class is excluded

applies to 1st class, also to your companion without surcharge.

Costs

when under subscription with payment by instalments 12 x EUR 31 per year

when under subscription with one-time payment 1 x EUR 365 per year

when purchased directly 1 x EUR 365

when under subscription with payment by instalments 12 x EUR 53 per year

when under subscription with one-time payment 1 x EUR 625 per year

when purchased directly 1 x EUR 625

Order

when under subscription, the order is always possible until the 10th of the previous month to the 1st of the following month. When purchased directly at any time on the 1st of the month

when under subscription, placing an order is always possible until the 10th of the previous month to the 1st of the following month. In the case of a direct purchase, at any time on the 1st of the month.

Changes

when under subscription, changes are always possible until the 10th of the previous month to the 1st of the following month. In the case of direct purchase, changes can be made at any time to the next possible 1st of the month at VGF TicketCenters

in the case of a subscription, changes can always be made to the 1st of the following month by the 10th of the previous month. In the case of a direct purchase, changes can be made at any time on the next possible 1st of the following month at the VGF TicketCenters.

Cancellation

when under subscription, always by the 10th of the previous month to the last day of the month. In the case of a direct purchase, at any time to the last day of the month. In the first year of the contract an additional charge will be made, in the 2nd year of the contract this is omitted, always by the 10th of the previous month to the end of the month. In the case of a direct purchase, at any time to the last day of the month. In the first year of the contract an additional charge will be made, in the 2nd year of the contract this is omitted.

 

Change “65” annual tickets

All “65” annual tickets under Frankfurt subscriptions were automatically changed over to the Senior Citizen Ticket for Hesse by VGF to 01/01/2020. Further information in our FAQs

All 65-plus annual time-limited tickets were automatically converted by VGF to the Senior Citizen Comfort Ticket for Hesse to 01/01/2020. Further information in our FAQs

Subscription benefits

annual loyalty bonus for a fare change in the form of a voucher booklet

annual loyalty bonus for a fare change in the form of a voucher booklet.

Do you have any further questions? We have summarised the most important answers for you in our FAQs.

Available here:

Subscription - Order directly online (by 15th of the previous month) and with a little luck win one of 10 Senior Citizen Tickets for Hesse:

MyVGF

Order by request (by 10th of the previous month): 

Order form Senior Citizen Ticket Hesse and Senior Citizen Comfort Ticket Hesse

 

Direct purchase (without subscription)

TicketShops (also in your area)

TicketCenter

At a glance

Senior Citizen Ticket for Hesse for the Frankfurt-Pass

Seniors Citizen Comfort Ticket for Hesse for the Frankfurt-Pass

 

Authorised users

Frankfurt-Pass holders aged 65 and over. Can be ordered on the 1st of the month in which the user turns 65

Frankfurt-Pass holders aged 65 and over. Can be ordered on the 1st of the month in which the user turns 65.

 

Proof of entitlement

A copy or presentation of proof of age (e.g. identity card) is required when ordering and changing the Pass. In addition, a Frankfurt-Pass valid for at least 6 months from the start of the ticket's validity is required. If a direct purchase is made, at least 12 months

a copy or presentation of proof of age (e.g. identity card) is required for ordering and changing tickets. In addition, a Frankfurt-Pass valid for at least 6 months from the start of the ticket's validity is required. If a direct purchase is made, then at least 12 months.

 

Duration

with a subscription, the ticket runs for an unlimited period. With a direct purchase, the ticket is valid for 1 year

with a subscription the ticket is valid for an unlimited period

with a direct purchase the ticket is valid for 1 year.

Transferability

non-transferable

non-transferable

 

Area of validity

All of Hesse including Mainz, Eberbach and Warburg. No transitional fare areas

All of Hesse including Mainz, Eberbach and Warburg. No transitional fare areas

 

Validity

Monday to Friday from 9 a.m., weekends and public holidays, all day. Separate tickets must be purchased for journeys from 5 to 9 a.m.

Daily around the clock

 

Validity Frankfurt-Pass

when under subscription at least 6 months from the start of validity of the ticket. The ticket is only valid as long as the Frankfurt-Pass presented. The extension must always be presented by the 10th of the month in which the Frankfurt-Pass expires. When purchased directly, at least 12 months from the start of the ticket's validity

when under subscription, at least 6 months from the start of the ticket's validity. The ticket is only valid as long as the Frankfurt-Pass presented. The extension must always be presented by the 10th of the month in which the Frankfurt-Pass expires. In the event of a direct purchase, at least 12 months from the beginning of the ticket's validity.

 

Taking others on your ticket

does not include taking others on your ticket

does include taking others on your ticket (Monday to Friday from 7 p.m. one adult and any number of children under 15 years of age. On weekends and public holidays, all day).

 

1st class use

Only valid in 2nd class. The purchase of/upgrading to 1st class is excluded

applies to 1st class, also to your companion without surcharge.

 

Costs

when under subscription with payment by instalments 12 x EUR 20.50 per year

when under subscription with one-time payment 1 x EUR 239 per year

when purchased directly 1 x EUR 239

when under subscription with payment by instalments 12 x EUR 42.50 per year

when under subscription with one-time payment 1 x EUR 499 per year

when purchased directly 1 x EUR 499

 

Order

when under subscription, the order is always possible until the 10th of the previous month to the 1st of the following month. In the case of direct purchase, always to the 1st of the month

when under subscription, the order is always possible by the 10th of the previous month to the 1st of the following month. In the case of a direct purchase, at any time to the first of the following month.

 

Changes

when under subscription, changes are always possible until the 10th of the previous month to the 1st of the following month. In the case of a direct purchase, changes can be made at any time by the next possible 1st of the month in the VGF TicketCenters

when under subscription, changes can always be made to the 1st of the following month by the 10th of the previous month. In the case of a direct purchase, changes can be made at any time to the next possible 1st of the following month in the VGF TicketCenters.

 

Cancellation

when under subscription, always by the 10th of the previous month to the last day of the month. In the case of a direct purchase, at any time to the last day of the month. In the first year of the contract, an additional charge will be made, even if the Frankfurt-Pass is not presented. In the 2. year of the contract this is omitted, always by the 10th of the previous month to the end of the month. In the case of a direct purchase, at any time to the last day of the month. In the first year of the contract, an additional charge will be made, even if the Frankfurt-Pass is not presented. In the 2. year of the contract this is omitted.

   

Change “65” annual tickets

All “65” annual tickets Frankfurt for the Frankfurt-Pass subscriptions were automatically changed over by VGF on 01/01/2020 to the Senior Citizen Ticket Hesse for the Frankfurt-Pass. Further information at vgf-ffm.de/en/faq

All 65-plus annual tickets for the Frankfurt-Pass subscriptions were automatically converted by VGF to the Senior Citizen Comfort Ticket Hesse for the Frankfurt-Pass on 01/01/2020. Further information at vgf-ffm.de/en/faq

 

Subscription benefits

annual loyalty bonus for a fare change in the form of a voucher booklet

annual loyalty bonus for a fare change in the form of a voucher booklet.

 

Do you have any further questions? We have summarised the most important answers for you in our FAQs.

Available here:

Subscription - Order directly online (by 15th of the previous month) and with a little luck win one of 10 Senior Citizen Tickets for Hesse:

MyVGF

Order by request (by 10th of the previous month)

Order form Senior Citizen Ticket Hesse and Senior Citizen Comfort Ticket Hesse 

 

Direct purchase (without subscription)

TicketShops (also in your area)

TicketCenter

All “65” annual ticket products (“65-plus” annual tickets and “65” annual tickets for Frankfurt as well as “65-plus” annual tickets for the Frankfurt-Pass and “65” annual Frankfurt tickets for the Frankfurt-Pass) were replaced by the new Senior Citizen Hesse ticket products as of 01/01/2020 and are no longer available.

VGF automatically changed all “65” annual tickets on a subscription basis to the Senior Citizen Hesse ticket products of the same type on 01/01/2020.

Do you have any further questions? We have summarised the most important answers for you in our FAQs.

At a glance

“65” monthly ticket Frankfurt

“65-plus” monthly ticket

Authorised users

aged 65 and over. Proof of age is required

From 65 years. Proof of age is required.

Proof of entitlement

Proof of age (e.g. identity card) must be presented once at a TicketShop, TicketCenter or InfoBus to make a purchase. The proof is then stored on a chip card and can be used from now on to purchase “65” monthly tickets from ticket machines

The purchase requires the one-time presentation of proof of age (e.g. identity card) at a TicketShop, TicketCenter or InfoBus. The proof is then stored on a chip card and can from now on be used to buy “65” monthly tickets at the ticket machine.

Term

can be used from the first day of validity to the same date in the following month

can be used from the first day of validity to the same date in the following month.

Transferability

non-transferable

non-transferable

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