Job Seeker Discounts – Subsidised Travel

Job seeker discounts

Job Seeker Discounts

Our job is to provide the best local jobs, for the East Midlands but also to try & make life easier for job seekers.

We appreciate that it often isn’t the easiest of times, as job hunting is a full time job in itself.

 

To find job seeker discounts for job hunters trying to get back into the workplace, see below.

What Could I Get?

Up to 50% off bus and train travel, in your area (subject to availability)

Availability

If you qualify, availability will depend on whether bus & train operators (in your area) have signed up to take part in this scheme.

Travel Discount Card

The Jobcentre Plus Discount Card could save Universal Credit claimants 50% on selected, travel by train & help make things easier, if you’re looking for work and is linked to the job centre.

Eligibility

You could be eligible if you’re unemployed & claiming Jobseekers Allowance or Universal Credit for 3-9 months – If aged 18-24, or 3-12 months – If over 25.

All the above is subject to change.

Benefits

A card allowing you to travel to job interviews at a reduced rate is a bit of a no brainer.

50% off rail travel for Anytime day tickets, Off-peak day tickets & 3 month season tickets.

To Apply

You need to visit your Local Job Centre Plus office.

To search for your local Jobcentre Office, select the button below:

  1. Put in your postcode
  2. Available locations will then be listed

Discounts With Stagecoach

Stagecoach are one of the biggest bus and coach operators in the UK, running services in England, Scotland & Wales.

The good news is that they operate services in the East Midlands but also in many other areas.

How to Get Your Discounts?

Once you’ve got your Jobcentre Plus travel card, simply show it to the driver when buying a single or return ticket.

You’ll then get 50% off, to the nearest 5p.

 

Check below to see if your area is covered?

Transport for London Discounts

50% off pay as you go adult fares to travel on the bus, Tube, tram, Docklands Light Railway (DLR) & London overground.

Bear in mind exclusions may apply.