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edited 26 March 2019 at 5:04PM in Discount Codes 'n Vouchers
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  • A lot of in-store discounts some members have posted here are also available by just showing your NHS ID. I've successfully got discounts at Nike, Clarks, Mountain Warehouse, Le Creuset, Gap etc. by just showing my NHS ID. I now as a rule ask everywhere if they do NHS discount. Does the blue light card offer discount where NHS ID doesn't work?
  • jinxy209jinxy209 Forumite
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    It is now also £4.99 for 2 years of the plastic card until it expires
  • azajali43azajali43 Forumite
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    Blue light card is a emergency service discount. You will often receive anything between 20 to 50% off or a free meal, and you can also do good deals on mobile contracts from the major phone companies. 
  • Apache1Apache1 Forumite
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    Everybody is going out of their way to help emergency service workers but BLC still want their £4.99!!
  • bee44bee44 Forumite
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    Retirees be aware that on the website the blue light card is not available to retired nurses or doctors or other retired health service staff
    Only retired nhs staff who can apply are members of ambulance service.
    Other retired public sector workers who can apply are armed forces, police, fire brigade.
  • brighton1998brighton1998 Forumite
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    Does anyone know how much the apple store discount is with BLC? i've been waiting for my card for ages and I would really like to find out because I need a new mac
  • BizKiTRoAcHBizKiTRoAcH Forumite
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    Apple discounts:

    - 10% off Beats by Dre

    - 10% off Apple Branded accessories (including the new Stealth Grey Magic Mouse, Keyboard & Trackpad)

    - 10% off AppleCare for Mac

    - 6% off MacBook, New MacBook Air, MacBook Pro

    - 6% off iMac, iMac Pro, New Mac mini, Mac Pro

    - 6% off pre-stalled Final Cut Pro X (on MacBook Pro, iMac & Mac Pro)

    - 6% off pre-installed Logic Pro X (on MacBook Pro, iMac & Mac Pro)

    - 6% off HomePod, Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro, Apple Pencil & Pencil case

    - 5% off iPod + free engraving

    - 2% off Apple TV & Apple TV 4K

    - 2% off iPad + free engraving

    - 2% off iPhone (iPhone XS,iPhone XS Max, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7Plus)

    - 2% off Apple Watch (Watch Series 3)

    Current exclusions:

    - Apple Watch Series 4

    - New iPad Pro & New Apple Pencil

    - iPhone XR

    - AppleCare+

    - AirPods

  • freckled24freckled24 Forumite
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    Amazing to not see on here the many, many unhappy people that have been commenting for weeks on the BLC facebook page. I applied for the card, using the same form of ID as my colleagues. Frustratingly some of us were successful yet some declined over our ID. Those declined have not had their £4.99 refunded and for some like myself, it’s been weeks and multiple emails. They are very quick to take your £4.99 before your application’s been approved, yet there seems to be no replies to my emails asking when i’ll be refunded. Their Facebook page is full of frustrated key workers failing to get support, refunds or help - lots have given up and just want their refund, yet none seem to appear. Any ideas who I can escalate this to? Yes they’re a small team but they’re keeping an awful lot of money without lawfully refunding and that’s not on
  • edited 16 September at 3:54PM
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    edited 16 September at 3:54PM
    I put in a ticket a few months ago about a certain retailer, but the answer is still pending. Apart from that though, I have managed to get some good deals over the years.
    There's an updated list of discount retailers here if anyone is interested.
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