Some awesome news from the budget. The government has said people up to 30 years-old will now be able to buy a £30 railcard for discounted train travel.
The move – set to be announced tomorrow – would be an extension of the current young person’s railcard for those aged 16 to 25.
The so called millennials’ card will be available from spring next year, and offer up to a third off non-peak fares.
That’s a bummer as the new railcard is unlikely to be much use for regular commuters, as railcard discounts are restricted at peak times, usually before 10am, but for regular travellers after this time and weekends, it will save quite a few pennies.
The card is part of a series of Budget measures aimed to attract younger voters after a resurgence …
There are many advantages to being older, and one of these is the fantastic discounts available to pensioners. Aside from a free bus pass, it is also possible to invest in a Railcard, which will present large savings to those travelling by train. Not only this, but we have partnered with Senior Railcard in order to provide our customers with a further 15% discount on the cost of the railcard itself.Read more
The fab folks at Age Mobility, the firm that offers stairlifts, chairs and aids for baths and showers, let me know about this great offer.
A rail card gives 1/3 off rail fares and with this discount, holders get to save more of their pensions or maybe you do if you are giving it as a gift for the older people in your lives. …