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Student Leap Card:

Fraudulent Use

In the event of fraudulent use of your Student Leap Card (SLC) or other breach in its terms and conditions of use, including a breach of the Leap Card Terms and Conditions, SLC and/or the National Transport Authority (NTA) reserves the right to release your details to the appropriate carrier or authority.

You must present your Student Leap Card at time of purchasing a Student Travel ticket

You must present your Student Leap Card at time of purchasing a Student Travel ticket in order to be entitled to discounted travel.  All tickets are issued subject to the bye laws applicable to Dublin Bus, LUAS, Iarnród Éireann and other carriers.

Inspection

You must have your Student Leap Card available for inspection when travelling on a discounted student ticket.

Confiscation

Iarnród Éireann, LUAS, Dublin Bus and other carriers may confiscate the card in the case of misuse. In the case of confiscation, the cardholders name may be placed on a stoplist and a new card may not be issued for six months following confiscation and you will not receive a refund of any remaining Travel Credit. If the card is lost or stolen a new application must be made along with full payment.  Student Leap Card operates a strict policy whereby no refunds will be made in respect of any overpayments for the Student Leap Card.

Lost or stolen cards

If the card is lost or stolen a new application must be made along with a full payment. Student Leap Card operates a strict policy whereby no refunds will be made in respect of any overpayments for the Student Leap Card. 

Who's Eligible?

The Student Leap Card is only available to 2nd and 3rd level students enrolled in full time education. Every September a new card is issued, we change the colour of the card every year to ensure there is no fraud in our system. If you purchase the card in September 2014 it will expire in December 2015.  The expiry date is pre-printed on the card. Upon renewal any Travel Credit on an expiring Student Leap Card will be transferred to the new Student Leap Card.

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Postal applications

·         The application form must bear the Authorised Stamp and be signed by an Authorised Official of your University, College or School.

·         Enclose 2 passport sized photographs of yourself. You must print your name on the reverse of each photograph. One photograph must be glued to the application form at PHOTO A. The other photograph must be glued to the application form at PHOTO B. PHOTO B must be over stamped with your official college/school stamp by an official college/school representative. The Student Leap Card is strictly non-transferable.

·         You must enclose payment of €12.00 made payable by bank draft, postal order, cheque or card. Please ensure your payment details are completed in full.

·          Please ensure you have written your name and address on the back of your cheque/postal order.

 

Electronic Information:

We require the electronic information to send you updates on new or improved discounts and we run competitions regularly we will not send you spam.

Incorrectly completed forms

If your application form is incorrectly completed it will be rejected and returned to you. An administration fee of €5 will be levied to cover additional costs incurred to process incorrect and incomplete forms.

Not liable

Dublin Bus, Iarnrod Eireann, LUAS or Student Leap Card will not be liable for any Application Form, Rejection Letter or Student Leap Card lost, delayed or damaged in the post or for the removal of or change to any third party or partner offers to card holders.

No refunds

No refunds will be made in respect of tickets purchased prior to receiving the Student Leap Card.  Refund of Travel Credit on Student Leap Cards is subject to the Leap Card terms and conditions set out at www.leapcard.ie.  Student Leap Card operates a strict policy whereby no refunds will be made in respect of any overpayments for the Student Leap Card.

Student Leap Card (SLC) is a personalised Leap Card

The Student Leap Card (SLC) is a personalised Leap Card. By obtaining a Student Leap Card you agree to and acknowledge that SLC will pass the personal data provided to the National Transport Authority (NTA).

How to use your Student Leap Card

Student Leap Card users have two means of using the card to pay for public transport:

You can use your Student Leap Card as a Leap Card for travel on Dublin Bus, Luas, DART and Commuter Rail in the Short Hop Zone. To do this you need to load your Student Leap Card with Travel Credit at any Payzone station. The Terms and Conditions and fares applying to use of the Student Travelcard as a Leap Card are set out at www.leapcard.ie;

AND/OR

You can use your Student Leap Card as an ID to buy tickets at discounted student fares. You must present your Student Leap Card at the time of purchase in order to avail of the discounted fares. All tickets are issued subject to the Bye-Laws applicable to Dublin Bus, LUAS and Iarnród Éireann and any other carrier. When using your Student Leap Card as an ID in conjunction with a student ticket you do not need to “Touch-On” your Student Leap Card. If you “Touch-On” you will be charged. You must have your Student Leap Card available for inspection when travelling on a discounted student ticket. Dublin Bus 5/30 Day Student Rambler tickets are no longer available in paper form. You must now load them onto your Student Leap Card.

 

Important: Please read over your application and ensure you have included the following. If there are any empty or unclear fields your form will be returned to you and a €5.00 administration charge will be levied to cover the processing costs.