In Victoria, people who have a Companion Card can bring a companion for free on public transport. This includes public buses, trains and trams. Your companion is a person who provides you with support to access public transport.
For your companion to get free travel, you need to have your Companion Card with you when you are travelling. If you don’t have a Companion Card with you, they will need to pay.
The law does not force private transport services accept the Companion Card. Private transport includes private boats (like private fishing trips) and airplanes. There are lots of private transport services that choose to accept Companion Card. You can find out by contacting the company before you travel. There are a few things you can do if a private transport service does not accept Companion Card.