1 Year Railcard for 16-25 year olds £26.40 @ 16-25 Railcard
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1 Year Railcard for 16-25 year olds £26.40 @ 16-25 Railcard

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Found 1st Jun 2013
UPDATE: The offer is still available but requires a valid Student Email address that ends in .ac.uk

Basically a 1 year railcard for students aged 16-25.
Normally £30 for 1 year but with the code you get from signing up to

(http://www.studentbeans.com/)

then clicking on the link below, You will be given a unique code that can only be used once.

studentbeans.com/stu…ade

you save like 15% and can buy it for £26.40.

Although I can't see a expiry date, based on my experience last time the deal didn't last very long.

I was going to get one but i'm already 25 so I can't qualify but i'm sure there are many bargain hunting students who can benefit from this, as you get 1/3 off any ticket you buy.

Additional Info:
A Railcard will give you 1/3 off the price of the following ticket types:

Standard Anytime and Anytime Day Singles and Returns
Standard Off-Peak and Off-Peak Day Singles and Returns
Standard Super Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak Day Singles and Returns
Standard and First Class Advance*
Most Rail Rovers
The Weekender
Gatwick Express, Stansted Express, Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect Services
Oyster Off-Peak pay as you go Daily Price Cap and Off-Peak pay as you go single fares for journeys on National Rail, London Underground and Docklands Light Railway.
Off-Peak Day Travelcard Zones 1-6 (subject to a minimum fare of £5.90) Some ticket types offered by individual train companies. Please enquire locally for details
Anytime Day Travelcard Zones 1-6 when bought as part of ticket to London from outside the London Zones area (Subject to minimum fare of £16.40)
PLUSBUS give you unlimited bus travel from your start/arrival station with participating operators. Visit plusbus.info or ask at your local station ticket office for further details

Sorry, you can't get your Railcard discount on:

Season tickets including Travelcard Season tickets
Eurostar tickets
First Class fares (except First Class Advance and Weekend First for some train companies, as outlined above)
Some Train Company specific promotional offers
Tickets for special excursion or Charter trains and some coach/bus links, including Railair services
Most London Underground and Docklands Light Railway tickets (unless using Oyster pay as you go)

Minimum fares / Time restrictions

Please remember that for all journeys made at or between 4.30am and 10am Monday to Friday, a £12 minimum fare applies. This means that the Railcard is not suitable for most daily commutes to work or places of study. Don’t forget that if you travel regularly between 4.30am and 10am Monday to Friday then a weekly or monthly season ticket is likely to be the best way for you to save money. Railcards do not give discounts on season tickets.

There is NO minimum fare at weekends, on Public Holidays and during July and August. For full details of minimum fares, please ask at your local staffed station and some National Rail-licensed Travel Agents.

Not every ticket type is available for every journey that you may wish to make, and some time and train restrictions and/or minimum fares may apply, as indicated. To avoid confusion, please check before booking.

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I have some good news for you, Simplyalif: you're still eligible! - In fact you can buy one the day before your 26th birthday and carry on using it all year!

On the FAQ page, it states this:

Special noteAs long as you are aged 25 at the time that the Railcard is … Special noteAs long as you are aged 25 at the time that the Railcard is purchased, you may still travel at the discounted fare throughout the validity period of the Railcard, even if you become 26 years old during that time. Likewise, 3-year 16-25 Railcards purchased online up until the week before your 24th birthday will be valid for a full 3-years.

Just to let you know that you can still get a year railcard anytime when you are 25. For example, you can renew the day before you turn 26, so you can still have a railcard just before you turn 27

Original Poster

spheric

I have some good news for you, Simplyalif: you're still eligible! - In … I have some good news for you, Simplyalif: you're still eligible! - In fact you can buy one the day before your 26th birthday and carry on using it all year!On the FAQ page, it states this:



Thanks Dude, I'm gonna order my one now!

This isn't just for students aged 16-25 it is available for students of ANY age.

Anyone in full time education is eligible regardless of age (despite being called 16-25) which means mature students can get one.

Wasn't this already posted? And have they put the annual price up AGAIN? Ugh

Original Poster

herrbz

Wasn't this already posted? And have they put the annual price up AGAIN? … Wasn't this already posted? And have they put the annual price up AGAIN? Ugh

I put one up for a 3 year railcard a few months ago....and yes the price went up to £30 from the 19th of May.

ah crap was just gonna buy it but it says the promotion code has been redeemed! damn!

My railcard has saved me well over £1000 over the past few years. I'll be sad when it expires later this year.

^ me too

Great deal...IF you travel AFTER 10am (as it says in the original post).
We got my son one when he started his apprenticeship/college as he had to travel 15 miles by train....only for it to be refused on his first day as he was travelling at 8am! They don't make this clear when you apply for one so be careful. He has made use of it tho as he travels quite a bit with work etc anyway, so it has turned out to be a good deal

Still getting hotter despite the code not working anymore.

Yeah, "Promotion has already been redeemed." Expired.

As with most railcards, can end up paying for themselves very quickly depending on the type of journey. Also check with your local authority. Some do offer discounts on other railcards. Peterborough city council, for example, offer discount on the disabled and senior railcards.

OP where did you find/get the discount code?

That information may actually be of use.

Original Poster

Sorry guys the code must have expired at 12am. Oh well maybe i'll get another code in a few months again.

I'm finding it difficult to accept that, having recently turned 26, I am now too old to have one oO I remember my older brother saying the same thing and thinking he was ancient...

Original Poster

Anyone know how to unexpire this deal? As I made a mistake because the deal is still on

mandywilcox315

Great deal...IF you travel AFTER 10am (as it says in the original … Great deal...IF you travel AFTER 10am (as it says in the original post).We got my son one when he started his apprenticeship/college as he had to travel 15 miles by train....only for it to be refused on his first day as he was travelling at 8am! They don't make this clear when you apply for one so be careful. He has made use of it tho as he travels quite a bit with work etc anyway, so it has turned out to be a good deal



Hi, I am a student and can confirm that you can use this card in peak hours(BEFORE 10AM). I have used it for past 4 years and have bought tickets using it early morning from ticket counters. Have shown it to the TCs in the trains and was never thrown out of the train or asked to pay back the discount.

great brought this yesterday for 27

Original Poster

lanoormohamed

great brought this yesterday for 27

Should have logged into HUKD yesterday lol

Simplyalif

Should have logged into HUKD yesterday lol



trust me I did there was nothing lol, oh well should of waited

Just when I needed this deal!
Thank you!

Original Poster

ninp

Just when I needed this deal! Thank you!

Your welcome. Glad this helped

Use code STUDENT20 for more discount!

Original Poster

Rangesunit

Use code STUDENT20 for more discount!



Does not work

cheers OP! anyone know if you can still get the YHA year membership for free after signing up?

Works fine today (18th June)! Great deal, added heat.

Original Poster

Dev1ANT

Works fine today (18th June)! Great deal, added heat.



Great, glad Its still working

Was able to use this yesterday (24th June) still! Failed the first couple of times but eventually it worked!

codes run out

spheric

I have some good news for you, Simplyalif: you're still eligible! - In … I have some good news for you, Simplyalif: you're still eligible! - In fact you can buy one the day before your 26th birthday and carry on using it all year!On the FAQ page, it states this:


Thank you very much for this. I am returning to University in September to do my Masters and I will be 26 in January. I was concerned that if I buy a railcard in September, it would become invalid once I turn 26 in January.

Thanks for clearing it up for me.

I'm 26 :-(

you sure you can buy this if you are a mature student?

Definitely worth this for the savings!

It didn't work for me either!

I emailed them and they said they've run out of codes at the mo, but are getting more soon, but each code can only be used once.

Also they are putting this thing on it, so you can only use it if you have a student email address.

Banned

it says there are no more codes available...
Do you reckon they will get more codes?

msaini

Hi, I am a student and can confirm that you can use this card in peak … Hi, I am a student and can confirm that you can use this card in peak hours(BEFORE 10AM). I have used it for past 4 years and have bought tickets using it early morning from ticket counters. Have shown it to the TCs in the trains and was never thrown out of the train or asked to pay back the discount.



Like the poster you replied to, they didn't let me use it for peak-time journeys either...
They probably have some complicated rules - or maybe they just do it differently in different areas, because they can

I also use mine to commute to London at peak time on southeastern.

I got one of these free every year for 5 years with my Natwest Student account, and they're definitely useful, but sometimes they can get refused for no reason at all - even if you are in the correct timeframe.

When i got my first one 4 odd years ago, i swear you could use them at any time. It wasn't until 2-3 years ago they imposed the timeframes - started off as 'after 9am', then they started refusing them at some 'peak' times in busier stations (though I suspect this wasn't actually a real time limitation at all, rather people who just hated their jobs) and now people in this thread are saying you can't use them until after 10am...

Heat for the deal (it is after all, a good saving on the RRP) but cold for the daft limitations they don't tell you about beforehand!

"Can I use my 16-25 Railcard at any time of day?

Yes you can. However, for all journeys made between 4.30am and 10am Monday to Friday a minimum fare of £12 is payable. There is no minimum fare when you travel at weekends, on Public Holidays, or during July and August.

If you travel regularly before 10 am, then a weekly or monthly season ticket may be more appropriate, though you won’t be able to get a Railcard discount. "


Source: 16-25railcard.co.uk/usi…/8/

So, you can use it before 10am but there is a £12 minimum fare, not too sure if this is pre or post-discount though?

Edited by: "kneale81" 17th Jul 2013

Messiah

I'm 26 :-( you sure you can buy this if you are a mature student?



Yes, you can. I'm 31, a student, and have one. You can only buy a 12 month one though, not the 3/4 year one.
Edited by: "kneale81" 17th Jul 2013
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