Do I have to become a member?

Yes, this is a membership only scheme


I am unsure if I fit the criteria?

ART staff are happy to discuss the criteria with you, don’t hesitate to ring us on 02837 518151


I’m not sure how to complete the application form?

ART staff are happy to assist with the completion of application forms, don’t hesitate to ring us on 02837 518151


Can I use my Translink Smartpass?

Translink Smartpass can be used by those who live in a rural area once they have been verified by our funders.  If this is a senior smart pass you can travel for free while half fare smart pass holders will receive travel at half price.


When can I book?

During office opening hours which are 9am – 5pm Monday – Thursday and 9am – 4pm Friday

DAL Members – may book up to 1 month at a time e.g. your weekly hairdressing appointment and up to 2 days ahead.  If the booking is received later than 2 days’ notice we will still do our best to accommodate you.

Group Memebers – may book term by term e.g. September – December; January – April; May – August

DATS Members – may book week by week up to 4pm the day before.  If the booking on the day will we do our best to accommodate you.


Can I give the driver my booking?

No, to be valid all trips must be booked via the office.


How do I pay for my membership or fare?

Membership and fares can be paid by cheque, postal order or cash to the driver.  Please note we do not recommend you post cash.