ePrivacy and GPDR Cookie Consent by Cookie Consent Great Ways To Find Cheap Train Season Tickets

Great Ways To Find Cheap Train Season Tickets

Find Cheap Train Season Tickets

Commuting by train is very common in the UK with millions of people boarding carriages daily. Generally, the cheapest way for daily commuters to travel is to use a season ticket. Unfortunately, buying train tickets can be expensive and finding cheap train season tickets may seem impossible. To help you get the most for your money we have compiled the best ways to get cheap train season tickets. 

First of all, it is important to remember that there is usually a standard fee for a season ticket on a specific route so simply shopping around may not save much money. To make up for the lack of price competition remember to check for refunds. 

Refunds

Some train lines will offer partial refunds or discounts off your next season ticket if there was significant disruption on your line. Each company is different, but if there were delays or cancellations you might be able to get some money back. This means it pays to keep track of disruptions for the chance at a cheap train season ticket. 

Employer Ticket Schemes

Some employers can help you in your search for cheap train season tickets. Many companies offer to pay part of an employees ticket. Others give 0% interest loans to commuters and simply take payments from each paycheck. This means you may be able to get money toward your season ticket or at least spread the payments for it over many months. 

If your employer does not currently offer this service you can still suggest. Ticket schemes are a perk that can cost them nothing to offer. 

Railcards

The final way to find cheap train season tickets is to check your options for railcards. You may be able to get big discounts on season tickets and most railcards only cost £30 for the year. Plus, if you buy train tickets to any destination outside of your season ticket, a railcard will help you save even more. 

If you are interested in buying a cheap train season ticket but you are still not able to afford one, Everyday Loans may be able to help. Apply today and you could be approved for a loan to purchase a train season ticket. You can apply online using our easy to understand form.

Posted in Saving on Feb 08, 2021.

Jason Bovington

Written by Jason Bovington - COO

Jason became Chief Operating Officer in July 2022. He joined Everyday Loans initially in 2006 as part of the start up team implementing the credit risk strategy and building the analytical capability as Head of Credit Risk and Analytics. In his time with Everyday Loans he has also held the roles of Chief Risk Officer and Chief Credit Officer. Prior to joining Everyday Loans Jason spent 10 years at HFC Bank with his last role there being Credit Risk Director and prior to that he was part of the Credit Risk team at Lloyds TSB.

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