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Veterans vs Senior Railcard

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I've previously held a senior railcard but I'm also eligible for a veterans railcard. I was wondering if the discounts offered were the same on both cards. I believe that my wife would also get discount if I had a veterans railcard but I'm guessing that is only if she travels with me? She doesn't qualify for a senior railcard until later this year.
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    oscarwardoscarward Forumite
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    edited 7 April at 7:38PM
    It comes down to how much travel you do together and separately. I’m looking for the same thing, for the money it’s either a two together or veterans card so long as we travel together.

    looking at the options they all offer 1/3 off fares for £30 / year. If you do a lot of train travel a no brainier really.   Given the requirements to prove eligibility for a veterans card the 2 together is easiest.

    We’re looking at a long weekend in Edinburgh so a 2 together card will save £100 for £30 cost. Even if we don’t use it again worth it.
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    You also have to consider if you want to make early journeys. 2 together is only valid after 9.30am and the two of you have both to travel. Senior is valid on any off morning peak train or any time outside Network South East at the appropriate fare. Don't know about Veteran.
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    You also have to consider if you want to make early journeys. 2 together is only valid after 9.30am and the two of you have both to travel. Senior is valid on any off morning peak train or any time outside Network South East at the appropriate fare. Don't know about Veteran.
    Yeah, I checked out the veterans terms and it seems like you don't get discount on trains before 10.00 am costing £12 or less. Two seniors cards may be the way to go as I often travel before 10.00am on local journeys.
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    A 3 year senior railcard is £70 .an even better deal 

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