Around 1,229 million passengers travel on tube every year in London. Undoubtedly, the figure mentioned, speaks about the popularity of tube. In such circumstances, it is vital to be aware of the discounts offered on London Tube fares. In order to travel dexterously by decreasing the amount of money you spend.
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What are some ways of protecting your money?
Do you think the only way to protect your money is simply, opening a bank account? However, in reality there are always discounts waiting for you and you neglect them because of lack of research or communication. Though, through this article your problem would be solved.
What are current London Tube Fares?
In order to understand London Tube Fares completely it is essential to list the choices you have and the categories you can fit into. Oyster card is a guileless plastic smartcard but it gives you tremendous opportunities to get discounts. If you fit in to have a senior Railcard, 16-25 Railcard, disabled persons Railcard, Gold card or HM Forces Railcard. You would be getting 34 percent off when traveling in London. Below are the details:
1 – 5-10 Zip Oyster Photocard: If you have children who are between 5-10 years old. The best card you can think of is 5-10 zip Oyster Photocard. Any normal ticket you take for £2.20 would cost nearly 0.80 pence through Oyster card.
2 – 11-15 Zip Oyster Photocard: 11-15 Zip Oyster Photocard holders can buy zones 1-9 off-Peak travel card for only £2 after 10:00.
3 – 16-18 Zip Oyster Photocard: People with 16-18 Zip Oyster Photocard can get a ticket on half price by opting an option of pay as you go. Any normal ticket you take for £4.50 would cost nearly £1.05 through Oyster card.
4 – 18+ student: There is a 30 percent discount offered daily to an 18+ student. The card is a special treat to those who are going to university. Any normal ticket you take for £4.50 would cost nearly £ 2.10 through Oyster card.
5 – Apprentice Oyster Card: Here again 30 percent discount is offered 7 days a week. However, this offer is valid for those who are doing apprenticeship. Any normal ticket you take for £4.50 would cost nearly £2.10 through Oyster card.
6 – Jobcentre Plus Travel Discount card: To get the cash single ticket fares at child rate, one needs a job center plus travel card and Oyster card. Any normal ticket you take for £2.20 would cost nearly £1.05 through Oyster card.
7 – Groups: If 10 or more people travel around as a group. They can travel any day unlimitedly within the zones they have paid for. However, this fare is for normal ticket holders and has no connection to Oyster card. Each ticket costs £4.50 but below 18- would get a ticket of £1.70 each.
Do the fares changes?
Yes, London Tube Fares changes and the discounts might also change. The best idea is to look at the website mentioned below:
Transport for London