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Blue Light Card Discounts

Where can I use my Blue Light Discount Card? Here's which shops give freebies, discounts, exclusive deals and more for NHS, Emergency Services, Armed Forces & Social Care Workers, online & in-store in 2024.

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If you qualify for the Blue Light Card, it's worth spending £4.99 for two years of access to thousands and thousands of well-known brands and retailers. The opportunities go on and on with this scheme, and its range cannot be faulted – there’s something for everyone, whether you love electronics, food, clothes, DIY, or holidays.

Blue Light Discount

NHS Blue Light Card


What is the Blue Light Card?

The Blue Light Card is a discount service that provides discounts to certain sectors of society. Members can access fifteen thousand discounts across well-known retailers and local businesses across a large span of categories.

You don’t just have the opportunity to save in shops – some restaurants and other venues are also part of this amazing scheme!  There’s also a handy free app that you can download to help you save even more, including a virtual card that is accepted by the businesses involved in the scheme.

Cost: £4.99, which gives you two-year access to a huge range of offers.

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Who Qualifies for a Blue Light Card?

The scheme is open to people in the Emergency Services, Social care sector, NHS, armed forces, and following public sectors as follows...


> Police Service

>  Ambulance Service

>  Fire Service

>  Royal Airforce, Navy & Marines

>  HM Prison Service 

>  Cave Rescue

>  NHS Dental Practitioners

>  HM Armed Forces

>  MoD Civil Servant, Fire Service, Police

> Highways Agency

>  Border Force

>  Immigration Enforcement

>  UK Visas and Immigration

>  HM Coastguard


>  Search & Rescue

>  4×4 Response

>  Blood Bikes

>  First & Second Line Responders

>  Red Cross

>  St Andrews Ambulance

>  St John Ambulance

>  Social Care


Volunteers for the below services also qualify for Blue Light Cards... 


>  Search and Rescue

>  4×4 Response

>  Blood Bikes

> First Responders

>  HM Coastguard

>  St Andrews Ambulance

>  St John Ambulance


Retired workers from the following services also qualify for blue light cards, ID will be required to prove this and in order to send the card to your home address...

>  Armed Forces Veterans

>  Police Officers

>  Fire Fighters


Can anyone get a Blue Light Card?

No, the only people who qualify for a blue light card are workers, some retired workers, and volunteers in the NHS, emergency services, armed forces, and the social care sector - as listed above. 


What does Blue Light Card give you Discount on?

The Blue Light Card provides workers, some retired workers, and volunteers in the NHS, emergency services, armed forces, and the social care sector with various freebies and discounts for retail shopping, eating out, services, and more - online and in-store. 



Which Shops accept the Blue Light Card?

The offers tend to vary from week to week, the best way to find out what is currently available is via the Blue Light website or App. You'll find all the offers available to you at the top of the page. You can scan through specific high street offers, or even search offers by specific companies, including local businesses.


Deals of the Week

The deals of the week vary and are usually things like breakdown cover, insurance products, services, and utility deals. 


Which shops can I use my Blue Light Card in?

Here are the Best Blue Light Discounts that are available in 2024...


Online Fashion & Accessories

There is a huge range of Fashion retailers on board, giving savings on retailers such as...

 Lounge Underwear

 Moda in Pelle




 Ted Baker

 Cult Beauty



 BooHoo & BooHooMan


 River Island


 JD Sport


 Sunglasses Hut


 Sports Direct


 Harvey Nichols


 The Perfume Shop

and many more


Food & Restaurants

Which restaurants accept blue light card? There is a huge range of Food retailers & Restaurants on board, giving savings on retailers such as...


 Hungry horse

 Muscle Food

 Bargain Foods

 Greene King Pubs

 Farmhouse Inns

 Viva Brazil

 Yo! Sushi

 Las Iguanas



 Brewers Fayre



 Pizza Hut


and many more


Home and Garden

There is a huge range of Home & Garden retailers on board, giving savings on retailers such as...



 Sky TV

 Simba Sleep





 Go Outdoors



 Emma Mattress






and many more


Featured Offers

The featured offers contain the very best retailers, phone contracts, restaurants, and more. Here are some of the best...


Get 10% discount - available in-store only until 31/03/23 at Asda


Get 10% discount - available in-store only at Morrisons.



Many people find Domino’s to be quite expensive, making the amazing product a little bittersweet when it comes to checking your bank account the next day. However, you can access discounts on Domino’s pizza with the Blue Light Card, making things a little easier for your bank and your peace of mind – you can get up to 50% off when you collect your order, although for some stores this is for pizzas only!



Halfords offers Half price MOTS, 10% off in-store 20% off tyres, 10% off services and much more for blue light card holders.



As one of the major brands in technology, there’s no doubt that the discount available with Apple is incredibly popular with users of the Blue Light Card. Apple customers often struggle to find discounts on items unless they’re second-hand, but this discount service makes it easy for you to access top-quality technology for a knocked down price.



This one can be great for Christmas shopping or even just for a one-off purchase. Argos has items of most types, including technology, homeware, and toys. You could save yourself loads with a discount at Argos, especially on those bigger purchases. Please note that you have to buy vouchers first to use your discount here.



This one may be one of the most popular discounts you can get with the Blue Light Card – because who doesn’t need a holiday from time to time? As a key, respected worker, you deserve to jet off in style, knowing that you’ve saved cash along the way too. So, members can get a £25 gift card when booking with easyJet holidays, a reward definitely worth accessing since flights and holidays are often one of the bigger purchases you’ll make in any given year.



There are many local hotels and big chains on board such as Village hotels, Holiday inn, and Travelodge, offering huge savings on UK staycations.



The Blue Light Card offers discounts at cinemas such as Cineworld, Odeon, and Vue, giving its members an epic cinema experience at a knocked down price. These offers have become increasingly popular, and it could save you a lot of money if you go to the cinema regularly since both children and adult price tickets can build up.


Blue Light Card Tips

If you're lucky enough to get the discounts associated with the Blue Light Card, you may as well maximise them as much as possible...

Blue Light Card App

If you have a smartphone it's worth downloading the blue light app. The App will send you notifications of brand new offers and links to exclusive deals, as well as offers in your local area.

Available on: IOS and Android


Blue Light Card Collar

If you’re a key worker with a furry friend, you might be able to access even more benefits than you initially thought. Pets can wear the Blue Light Card Collar to access discounts at multiple brands including Pooch & Mutt, Furlington, and Akela Pet Foods.

Many people’s pets have been the saviours of their owners’ mental health and general mood, being the excuse for a loving cuddle or getting out of the house on a daily walk. Blue Light celebrates all that pets have done for their owners within this scheme, although please note that owners must hold a Blue Light Card for them to be able to access this pet scheme.


Discounted Gift Cards

As well as getting savings on physical items and services, you can also get discounted gift cards.  The discount varies by retailer, and cards are available from Argos, B&Q, Greggs, Ikea, Just Eat, Marks & Spencer, Primark, Tesco, Wickes, Wilko, and many more


Blue Light Service Days

Blue light card holders get the opportunity to attend an exclusive 'Services Day' which takes place over a full weekend. This free event is usually held at various major theme parks which are closed to the general public and only available to blue light card holders and their families.



Do Blue light Card Holders get cinema discounts?

Yes, Blue Light Card offers discounts at cinemas such as Cineworld, Odeon, and Vue.

Can you use the Blue Light Card in-store as well as online?

Yes, you can get blue light discounts in-store, but you need to purchase the physical card to be able to do so. 


How much does a Blue Light Card Cost?

If you don't need a physical card, you can get the virtual card on your app for free. For those who prefer a physical card, this costs £4.99 for a two year membership. 

Note: If you lose your card, it will cost £4.99 for a replacement, so keep it safe. 


Can I use my Blue Light Card in Supermarkets?

Yes, but currently the only supermarket in the U offering a Blue Light Card holder discount is morrisons. it can't be used online though, only in-store.  

How much discount do you get with a Blue Light Card?

The discounts vary from store to store. Some offer free meals, others 20% off your order. There are also times when the discounts are doubled. 


Can I share my Blue Light card with family members?

No, Use of the Blue Light Card is restricted to the card holder only.  Members caught sharing either codes or their physical card could receive a ban from the service.



When shopping online you can get cashback on your purchases to sweeten the deal even further...Click here to find out how!


If you have any questions or know of any other ways to save money with the Blue Light Card that you think should be added to this article, please let us know in the comments below...

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