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Apply for a Glo card

Our Glo cards offer the best value for bus transport across Christchurch, Bournemouth and Poole.


It’s quick and easy to apply on-line – simply fill out your details below.

How does a Glo card work?

You can either use your Glo card to store specific tickets (e.g. a 7 day pass) or you can use them as a ‘Glo Purse’ and store money meaning you never have to worry about change again! (Every card has the ability to store money so if you do not want a specific product, select any card below.)


To use a ticket on board just touch the card on the reader. To use stored credit tell the driver where you would like to go and then touch the card on the reader.


Don’t pay on bus prices! Buy a single / return / all day ticket using stored credit on your Glo Card and you’ll be charged the cheaper ‘Glo Purse’ price.


What is Glo17?

Glo17 is our child card. It can be used up until your 19th Birthday. You will need a Citizen Card number to apply for this online – but don’t worry if you don’t have one! Just contact us to apply.


What tickets can I buy?

Here is an outline of our products:


Standard Network
Use across the entire network as many times as you need in a day*. Adult network cards can be bought for 7, 30 and 90 day, and children for 7 and 30 day


10 Trip
Ten single journeys (adults and children). Valid for 12 months


10 Multi Day
Ten individual days, use as much as you need during those days (adult and children). Valid for 12 months


*you will need to wait 5 mins between uses

Please note that all cards include Glo Purse to store credit.

If you would like more than one product, you will need to apply for two seperate Glo cards.

Child cards are valid up until your 19th Birthday

If you are applying for a Glo17 card entitling you to a child fare until your 18th birthday, you will need a current photograph of yourself and details of your CitizenCard.

Note: Use an image that is less than 2MB. You can crop and resize the photo once it has uploaded. Uploading a large file may take longer, depending on your connection speed. We reserve the right to reject any unsuitable photo content and you are advised not to use pictures which are copyrighted.