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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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
£10 credit for Booking.com
If you download the Booking.com app and “heart” three properties you’ll get sent a £10 credit to your reward wallet. This can be used up until August 2021 so there’s no need to worry about not being able to go away right now.
It took me a few attempts but then I realised I hadn’t updated the app. You also need to be signed in.
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,
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.
- 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.
Bus, bike, 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
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.