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List of Blue Light Card Discounts

Want to know more about the Blue Light Card and the money it can save you? well we have you covered!

Globally, people are feeling the effects of rising prices of basic commodities as the cost of living continues to increase. Supply chain disruption and the lingering effects of COVID-19 are among the contributors of the cost of living crisis.

Since money is tight, several stores are now offering discounts on basic commodities. This is to help cushion thousands, if not millions of people in the UK from the cost of living crisis. One of those stores is Asda which announced the reinstatement of its Blue Light Card deals that give holders 10% off in-store.

So, what is the Blue Light Card? To find out, keep reading.

What is a Blue Light Card?

Blue Light Card is a discount program that allows NHS, social care, armed forces, and emergency services workers to save when shopping. It provides the groups above with thousands of discounts across a range of categories. The discount service works with small and large companies across the UK that offer holders discounts in-store and online.

Retailers and companies that currently support Blue Light Card scheme include:

  • Domino’s
  • Cineworld
  • Hotpoint
  • Halfords
  • New Look
  • Alton Towers
  • JD
  • The Body Shop
  • Superdry
  • Myprotein
  • Lovehoney
  • River Island
  • Boohoo
  • Starbucks
  • Go Outdoors
  • Charlotte Tilbury
  • Odeon
  • Hotels.com
  • Ray-Ban
  • Samsung
  • Apple
  • Haven
  • EE

The Card is usually personalised to each member. Each card costs £4.99 and it’s valid for 2 years. While it’s valid, you’ll enjoy an amazing range of discounts on the high street and online.

In 2021, the Blue Light Card scheme helped its members to save more than £100 million. In 2022, the discount service will help more cardholders like you to save online and in-store.

List of Blue Light Card Discounts…

The card offers more than 15,000 discounts including fashion, insurance, cars, holidays, phones, and much more. So, whether you’re shopping for a state-of-the-art device or looking for a weekend getaway, as a card holder, you can save on the go. You can also save on restaurants and events on the high street.

ASDA has over 300 stores in the UK. As a card holder, you can save up to 10% when you shop at ASDA. At Domino’s, emergency services workers can get up to 50% off their orders, while at Starbucks, they get 10% off their total bill. The following are more discounts offered to card holders.

Expedia – Save 10% off UK breaks

Toby Carvery – 20% off food, Monday to Saturday

Hotels.com – Save 10%

YO! – 20% off dine-in or click and collect – Sunday to Friday

Prezzo – Save 25% off the total bill

Greene King – Save 20% off food bill

Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery – Save 10% off food bill

Starbucks – Save 10%

The Body Shop – Save up to 20%

Charlotte Tilbury – Save 20%

Crocs – 30% off the Work collection

Hungry Horse – Save 20% off food bill

Schuh – Save 10% on full price items

Neal’s Yard Remedies – Save 25%

Clinique – Save 15%

Liz Earle – Save 20% off

TUI – Up to £100 extra discount

Nursem – 25% Off Nursem Caring Hand Care

Bloom & Wild – Save 25% off first order

To see the full list of available discounts, click on “Offers” on the navigation bar or check the mobile app.

Who Qualifies for a Blue Light Card?

As aforementioned, the Blue Light Card scheme is available to emergency services, social care, NHS, and armed forces members.

  • Fire Service – ID card or Payslip
  • NHS – ID card or Payslip
  • Ambulance Service – ID card or Payslip
  • Highway Traffic Officers – ID card or Payslip
  • Social Care – Residential Care – ID card or Payslip
  • HM Prison Service/HMPPS – ID card or Payslip
  • Social Care – Care Home – ID card or Payslip
  • Pharmacy Workers – ID card or Payslip
  • Social Care – Care Company Workforce – ID card or Payslip
  • Social Care – Council (Working in Care Sector) – ID card or Payslip
  • Social Care – Foster Carer – ID card
  • NHS Dental Practice – Payslip
  • MoD Civil Servant – Payslip
  • MoD Fire Service – Payslip
  • HM Armed Forces – Payslip
  • MoD Police – Payslip
  • Police Service – Payslip
  • Home Office – Immigration Enforcement – Payslip
  • Home Office – UK Visas and Immigration – Payslip
  • Home Office – Border Force – Payslip
  • Social Care – Social Worker – ID card, Payslip or SWE/SCW/SSSC/NISCC number

If you’re eligible, read the section below to learn how to apply for a Blue Light Card.

How to Apply for a Blue Light Card?

Eligible workers must register for a card online. To do so, head to the Blue Light Card Website, then click “Register Now” on the top bar. On the next page, select your service from the drop-down menu then click the “Start” button.

To confirm your eligibility, you need to provide a few details about your position. From the drop-down menu, select your position, then enter your job title in the space provided. Next, enter the following details:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Gender
  • Mobile Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Password

Check that you agree with the Terms and Conditions, then click the “Register” button. Blue Light Card will process your data in line with their privacy policy. In the end, you’ll pay a one-time fee of £4.99, which gives you access to the discount service for two years.

You must also upload your ID card or payslip from within the last 3 months. If your application is successful, you should see your Blue Light Card in your “My Card” section. You should also receive the physical card within two weeks.

If Blue Light Card declines your application, then you’re not eligible. However, you can submit a ticket via the Blue Light Card mobile app or contact form.

Final Words

Your Card will remain active until it expires. However, if you leave your current job or retire and your new role does not fall under one of the eligible categories, you cannot renew your card.

To enjoy your card discounts, show your card at a payment point. Just remember to check the terms and conditions of the offer.

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