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Free Services Available for UK Vets and Active Servicemen and Dependants
Free Services Available for UK Vets and Active Servicemen and Dependants

Free Services Available for UK Vets and Active Servicemen and Dependants

Services will vary depending on location and status, however some of these services are :
HM Forces Railcard. This gives you 1/3 off most rail fares throughout the UK for a year.
You may be eligible for a Blue Badge if you are a disabled veteran or a member of the Armed Forces.
In Wales, seriously injured service personnel and seriously injured veterans are entitled to a free bus pass and free local bus travel at any time within Wales.
The National Entitlement Card entitles you to free bus travel anywhere in Scotland.
Veterans Concessionary Travel Scheme, you will be issued with an Oyster photocard. You can use this to travel free at any time within London on the bus, underground, Docklands Light Railway (DLR), tram and London overground services.
Financial help from the Government is available to war widows and widowers who wish to visit their spouse’s grave or war memorial. This only applies to those who lost a husband or wife overseas before 1967.
If you are currently serving in the Armed Forces, you may be able to claim an allowance to help pay for your child's boarding school fees.
You may be able to get a tax-free relief payment for your council tax or contributions you pay instead of council tax.

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