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Calculate your concessionary bus travel reimbursement

Tool for travel concession authorities to calculate bus travel reimbursement for carrying concession permit holders for free.

Documents

Department for Transport: bus travel reimbursement calculator 2019 to 2020

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Department for Transport: bus travel reimbursement calculator 2018 to 2019

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Tools to assists travel concession authorities and bus operators in calculating the reimbursement due from concessionary fares schemes for the elderly and disabled.

Current payment calculations are made through the latest financial years bus travel reimbursement calculator, the previous year’s calculator is retained for comparison purposes only.

The software, for making claims, should be used with the:

Published 1 November 2011
Last updated 10 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. Error correction to 2019 to 2020 software: updated for discovered mistakes in the reimbursement factor workings calculations.
  2. Error correction: software updated for discovered mistakes in the average fare workings calculations.
  3. Error correction: software updated for discovered mistakes in the additional costs and marginal capacity cost calculations.
  4. Calculator software updated for claim use between 2019 to 2020.
  5. 2018 to 2019 calculator published.
  6. Concessionary bus travel reimbursement calculator 2017 to 2018.
  7. Calculator for 2016 to 2017 published.
  8. The change in fares between 2005 to 2006 and 2010 to 2011 calculated on the basis of the National Bus Fare Index in the calculator has been revised to take account of changes made by the department to the way that the index is calculated in 2011.
  9. 2015 to 2016 calculator added, featuring updates to reflect up-to-date information on consumer price index and gross domestic product deflators.
  10. Reimbursement calculator 2014 to 2015 added.
  11. First published.