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From flights to hotels and trains to taxis, here are some great travel deals, discounts, voucher codes and offers I’ve uncovered.

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Car & MOT offers

Halfords: Free MOT

Most years Halfords offers a free MOT offer. You usually have to buy something in-store or online to qualify. This year it runs from 25th March 2021 to 19th April 2021.

You need to redeem your voucher before 21st May, but you can book in until 21st November 2021.

Hotel deals and discounts

I’ll update with any special sales and codes when they happen. Also do read my guide to getting the best value when booking hotels.Taxi, Uber and minicab deals and discounts

Train deals and discounts

Coronavirus: Ticket and season ticket refunds

You can now get a refund for all advance and season tickets for train travel. Go direct to whichever rail company supplied the ticket – so that could be the train operator or it could be the website you bought it from (eg Trainline).

There will be no fee for doing this,

> More on the Northern Rail website

Buy a railcard

These cards are valid for 12 months and should save you a third on most fares if you fit the criteria. You’ll also soon be able to have a digital version of your card on your phone.

Railcards include:

  • Friends & Family Railcard
  • 16-17 Saver (from 20th August)
  • 18-25 Railcard
  • 26-30 Railcard
  • NetworkRailcard (South East trains only)
  • Disabled Persons Railcard
  • Senior Railcard
  • Two Together Railcard

Offers to save more run regularly through the year, and I’ll update here if I spot any – however right now they’re not on sale due to coronavirus limitations on travel.

Two-thirds off railcards with Tesco Clubcard

Or, even better, you can get any railcard for a third of the price if you have Tesco Clubcard points. You need £10 worth of points to get this or any other railcard in full, though you can part pay with vouchers.

> Buy a half-price railcard with Tesco Clubcard

Bike and cycling deals

Fix Your Bike voucher scheme

Vouchers are being released by the government to help you repair your bike. They’re worth £50 and are first-come, first-serve. 

The scheme first launched on 28th July 2021 and the website crashed under the strain and the promotion was paused. Three subsequent releases have been and gone.

If it returns you can apply via the website.

Bus, tube and tram deals

None at present

Flight deals and discounts

I’ll update with any decent sales when they happen. Also, do read my guide to saving money when booking flights

Taxi and minicab deals

Money off your first Uber journey

Use the code 5ngkw on the Uber app to get a discount on your first ride. This is for first-time users only.