Top 6 Ways to Save Money on 'Days Out' For People With Disabilities and Their Friends.
It seems there are ways to save money if you have a Disability but not many people let you know about it! Well, that's where we come in. Check out the following ways to save money on Days Out or simply make them just that little bit easier. Top 6 Ways To Save Money.

1.Cinema Cards for Carers or Friends.

The CEA Card is a national card scheme developed for UK cinemas by the UK Cinema Association (UKCA). The Card enables a disabled cinema guest to receive a complimentary ticket for someone to go with them when they visit a participating cinema. Note the person does not have to be a professional carer they can be a friend or family member. The Card is developed by UKCA's Disability Working Group, whose members include film exhibitors and distributors, and national disability charities such as Action on Hearing Loss, the RNIB, Dimensions and Muscular Dystrophy UK. Follow this link for more info and ways to apply for The CEA Card.

2. Football Tickets Discounted with Friends or Carer Going Free.

Most football teams offer discounts and support for disabled fans. The 2018 report The State Of Play' shows an interesting infographic on the teams and what they are doing to support their Disabled communities. Please note this report is for 2018 so always get in touch with your team's Disability Liaison Team to see what they offer. For instance, in 2018, Arsenal FC was top of the 'State Of Play' league and offered half-price tickets to disabled supporters and free tickets to their carer. Don't forget to share any info you find out in the comments section below so you can help others save time and money.

3. Get Concessions at the Theatre.

Always contact the relevant theatre or go on their website to find out what discounts are offered. If you are going the West End or a London theatre check out Access London Theatre

 

4. Keep Up To Date on Offer Sites.

Keep an eye on The Disability Grants website - this website offers monthly updates on discounts for days out.

 

5. English Heritage Offering Free Access For Carers.

English Heritage offers free access for carers along with a free access guide (to allow you to plan your visit in advance) at over 400 locations including abbeys, castles and stately homes.

6. National Trust Free Carer Access.

Get a free Essential Companion Card from the National Trust so your friend or carer can join you for free and simply show it at the ticket office.

For more ideas visit Scope's brilliant section on advice and support for Days Out! Let us know in the comments section below where your favourite place is to go and any helpful tips.

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