PAYING for bus fares is now a lot easier after First tickets became available through the local high street PayPoint network of retailers.

First tickets, such as FirstWeek, FirstMonth and First3Months can be bought from more than 200 retail outlets providing PayPoint services across Chester and Wirral.

Commercial director Paul De Santis explained: “Customers want an easy and convenient way to buy their tickets in advance of travel and PayPoint provides the perfect solution.

“Under the new arrangements, customers will now be able to buy their bus ticket while visiting the local newsagent, supermarket or convenience store.”