Cape Town - Gautrain is spreading festive season love and cheer, while
making travelling during the holidays less stressful, by offering free rides to
kids to and from OR Tambo Airport.
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Between 8 December 2017 and 14 January 2018, 2 children per
family - aged 12 years or under – will get to ride free on the Gautrain’s
How to get free rides for kids
To make the most of this offer and avoid delays at Gautrain
stations, parents and guardians must pre-register their planned trip to OR
Tambo International Airport online at www.gautrain.co.za
or click here for the
At the Gautrain station, parents or guardians must visit the
promotion desk and present documents to verify the children’s date of birth. After travel validation, the promoter will then issue the children with a wristband, which will be removed by a promoter upon exit at the
Accompanying parents and guardians will pay fares as per
normal and must tag in with a valid Gautrain card. See the full
terms and conditions here to ensure all requirements are met ahead of your journey.
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Festive specials across Mzansi
Secure parking is also available at all Gautrain stations
and train-users who park their vehicles for more than 10 days at the Marlboro
or Sandton stations will receive a discounted
In addition to the train and parking specials, all Gautrain bus
trips taken between 8 December 2017 and 14 January 2017 will cost R1 a trip.
This fare is applicable to both train and non-train users. Read
all the details here.
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