The key is our brand new smartcard. It is the new way to buy your travel with Southern Vectis online and in advance with the added security and peace of mind of knowing your tickets are safe if your card is lost or stolen.. The key also gives you access to exclusive ticket types.
Adult Freedom Network
Travel anywhere on our network for 7, 30 or 90 days..
7 Day £24
30 Day £85
90 Day £217
Adult One Day Freedom bundle
These are bundles of day tickets. They are valid for travel anywhere on the island from the first bus in the morning to the last bus at night.
5 passes £25
30 passes £90
How to get your key
Follow the steps below to get your key, buy your tickets and start using it!
- Register online for free from
- Wait for your key to arrive in the post *
- Log in and purchase your tickets
- Wait 48 hours for your product to be loaded
- Enjoy travelling with the key on Southern Vectis
* This should take no longer than 2 working days. If you key does not arrive, please email email@example.com
Keep me - don't bin me!
Please look after your key and don't throw it away. You can use the same key card time and time again by topping up online! Your first key is free, but you may be charged up to £5 for every additional card.
Reap the benefits
- top up online your Freedom tickets online
- new discounts and tickets will be coming online soon
- discounts with local businesses when you show your key
convenience and ease of use
- no more waiting to buy your ticket, or searching for change, just top up online
- easy to use – just put your key on the reader when you get onto the bus and wait for the green light
- load several products onto you key at any time for travel convenience
security and peace of mind
- easy cancellation and replacement if your key is lost, damaged or stolen
- check what tickets you have remaining and manage your account online
- track your journey history
- travel by bus and reduce your carbon foot print
- the key can be topped up again and again cutting back on the use of paper
If you have any questions about the key
See our Frequently Asked Questions page
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