For those living with disabilities and chronic illnesses who travel by rail in the UK (as well as some other forms of public transport). With a DRC you get 1/3 off adult rail fares, regardless of the time of day. If you are travelling with a friend or family member, they also get 1/3 off their fares. A one year railcard costs £20 and a three year costs £52.
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The National DID Card was introduced in 2015 in response to disabled people finding it frustrating to have to carry around their paperwork to prove their entitlement to additional help and concessionary rates. You have to apply for a card, providing formal documentation.
The scheme was introduced in 2004 and entitles you to ONE free ticket for someone to accompany you to the cinema to provide the help you may need during your visit. To get the free ticket, you will need to purchase a full price ticket for yourself for the same performance of the same film in the same auditorium.
Many leisure attractions all across the UK offer special discounts for disabled people, including zoos, cinemas, theatres, castles, and historical buildings. These are sometimes applied not just to the disabled adult or child, but their carer as well. Proof may be required to receive the discount. Always ask before making a booking, you can save yourself some money.