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“I'm young enough, are you?”

published 06/03/2008

get a third off train tickets, lasts for a whole y...

can't get discounts during peak periods.

A young person's rail card is for the young generation whom are currently between 16 and 25 years old. The card is also for mature students whom are 26 years of age or older. I got my first rail card last year in February as I realised how much I was using the railway to travel. I just recently...

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“Privileged For Being Young”

published 21/04/2011

good discount fares

times of use

The Young Persons Railcard is one of the best things I buy every year as I am forever commuting up and down the country with having my family in Scotland and living down in England. They do tend to go up in price ever year that I seem to buy it but it still doesn't put me off as the money I...

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“A Third off?!”

published 26/09/2006

A third off rail fares

Too many restrictions

Seeing as I work for a certain train company I thought it would be a nice idea for me to tell you lovely people about our discounts! How nice am I? Don't mention it! There are a few different rail cards so you're bound to find one that suits you and you can save a lot of money with these handy...

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Cheap to buy and you save a lot!

min fare applies b4 10am

Young Person's Railcard Intro As friendly as I am, there are some times that I just don't want to talk: when I am on the bus, first thing in the morning. Unfortunately, I've not managed to develop a look that says "Don't you dare speak to me!" Not having the ability to conjure up this useful...

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Excellent

“Holy Rail”

published 21/08/2002

saves money, easy to use

limitations on when they can apply

Public transport has always been a bit of a nemisis of mine. Whether it's due to being too tall to properly sit in bus seats or having an aversion to airline food I don't know, but travelling by plane, bus or tram always seems to throw up unpleasantness... The rail system in this country is a...

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“Spotters Paradise”

published 18/05/2002

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The Young Persons Rail Card operates as a discount card for the national network. It gives you reduced fairs on nearly all tickets that can be purchased for journeys, even if they require you using more than one franchise. The current fee was when I bought mine 9 months ago, £18. I should not...

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save 1/3 on all fares, even advance ones, definite...

some of the restrictions about travelling early in...

If you are aged between 16-25 or a mature student, and in full time education, travel by train a lot, or make more than just one or two big trips a year it is quite simply madness not to get one of these. It is possible to save more then the £26 annual cost in one trip. For example I travel by...

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Excellent

Upto a third off train fares per person. Anyone ca...

None! - But note this is limited to travel in a de...

Please note, this review is only in relation to the Network Railcard We decided to go and visit our friends in Farnborough in Hampshire. We don't own a car so being organised I jumped on to the Network Rail website to book our fares in advance - 4 weeks in advance to be exact. So imagine my...

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Excellent

Cheaper Travel, not much one off charge.

Having to bring it along,

I work for a TOC (Train Operating Company) myself (dare I say that lol) and I am going to list all of the various railcards out there. Some you cant get and most you can get. You will need proof of your age for some cards and a photograph for all of them. Firstly we have the most commons ones...

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Super

You quickly get back your £24

Can't use it before 10am!!!

Young Persons Railcard / 16-25 Railcard Depending on how you know it, the 16-25 Railcard is a discount railcard for students, offering up to a third off the cost of train fare. This is particularly useful if you are a long distance commuter paying a high rail fee, or if you use the train a lot in...

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Excellent

“Get savings on train tickets”

published 06/08/2011

Good discounts on train fares

Price keeps rising

Having a best friend that lives in Scotland, I have travelled quite a lot each year for quite some time now. Each time I went up to visit him, it was costing me nearly £50 and that really adds up when you go a couple of times a year. The first time I bought a railcard was when I was 19, my sister...

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Excellent

Great savings and reasonable cost to buy - check o...

Don't do one for just adults.

I bought my first ever railcard this year - I am a devoted driver and the cost of fuel versus the cost of going by train has never really compared whether there was one of you in the car or four. i personally never felt that I didn't use the train enough to re-coup the cost of the railcard - how...

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Excellent

1/3 off all non-peak rail travel

Cant use before 10am, need to spend at least £60 t...

Well my card is from Natwest, and their Natwest Young Person's (or 16-25 as they call it now) railcard is just the same as a normal one. It also gives you heaps of discounts (10% off subs!), although not all will be relevant to you. I am not sure if this applies to all railcards but anyone who...

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