How much will the veterans railcard cost?

The new Veterans Railcard will be available for a special introductory price of just £21 for a 1-year Railcard or £61 for a 3-year Railcard, until 31st March 2021. It will offer the Railcard holder and their companion 1/3 off most rail fares and 60% off for up to four children aged 5-15 years.

Do you have to pay for a veterans Railcard?

If you do not show both the Railcard and the ticket, you will be required to pay the full price Standard Single fare for your journey as if no ticket was purchased before starting the journey and in some cases a penalty fare.

How many people can travel on a veterans Railcard?

Can I use my Railcard to buy tickets for other people? Yes. You as the cardholder can buy tickets for your named companion and up to four children as long as they are travelling with you.

Can I buy a veterans Railcard at a station?

Can I buy a Railcard at a rail station? A: No. The Veterans Railcard is only available to purchase online via our website or via our postal service.

What are UK veterans entitled to?

Veterans UK delivers the Armed Forces Pension Schemes (AFPS), War Pension Scheme (WPS) and Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS), making payments to those injured or disabled due to service in the Armed Forces, and to the widows, widowers and civil partners of those who die as a result of service in the Armed Forces.

How much is a railcard for pensioners?

How much can I save with the Senior Railcard? The Senior Railcard costs just £30 so after just a few trips, the card will have paid for itself (the equivalent of paying £2.50 a month, if you buy annually). Alternatively, you can get a 3-year Railcard for just £70, saving you £20 on the price of three 1-year Railcards.

Who is entitled to a HM Forces Railcard?

Serving members of the Armed Forces and their spouses may be eligible for an HM Forces Railcard, which offers up to 30 per cent off rail travel across England, Scotland and Wales.

Can you be a veteran without going to war?

Under federal law, a veteran is any person who served honorably on active duty in the armed forces of the United States. They would be considered a veteran no matter how long they served.

How much does the HM Forces Railcard cost?

What is the HM Forces Railcard? The HM Forces Railcard costs £21 and it’ll save you 1/3 on most rail fares throughout Great Britain for a whole year. That works out to under £2 a month for huge savings.

How much does a veterans rail card cost?

The Veterans Railcard is easy to sign up for and costs £21 for one year or £61 for three years. These are introductory prices and will rise after 31 March 2021. You can choose to have your card digitally loaded to the Railcard app on your phone, or as a physical card.

What are the colours on the Veterans Railcard?

The Railcard’s design even pays tribute to those who have made sacrifices to protect and serve our country, by utilising the colours featured on the Veterans flag which represent the three-armed forces: army, navy and air force.

When do veterans get rail vouchers for Scotland?

With a Veterans Railcard, you can enjoy savings of more than 1/3 off train fares across the UK. For Veterans in Scotland, if you purchase before 31 March 2021, you will receive a £6 rail travel voucher in the post after you have paid for your railcard.