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Blue Light Card: Store Discounts for Emergency Service Workers

There are all kinds of discounts offered to emergency workers on the Blue Light Card. But who exactly can join this program and is it worthwhile?

Find out which retailers you can use your Blue Light Card at, how to claim it, and when you can enjoy a special Services Day for extra discounts.

Who qualifies for the Blue Light Card?

The Blue Light Card is a great way to save money on a range of purchases and who’s more worthy to receive them than our brave emergency service workers, however, this scheme isn’t just for the Emergency Services. It’s available to anyone who works as a paid employee for the following:

  • NHS
  • Police Service
  • Ambulance Service
  • Fire Service
  • HM Prison Service/HMPPS
  • NHS Dental Practice
  • HM Armed Forces
  • MoD Civil Servant, Fire Service, Police
  • Highways Agency
  • Border Force
  • Immigration Enforcement
  • UK Visas and Immigration
  • HM Coastguard
  • RNLI
  • Search and Rescue
  • 4×4 Response
  • Blood Bikes
  • First Responders
  • St Andrews Ambulance
  • St John Ambulance
  • Social Care

You also qualify if you are a volunteer for any of the following:

  • HM Coastguard
  • RNLI
  • Search and Rescue
  • 4×4 Response
  • Blood Bikes
  • First Responders
  • St Andrews Ambulance
  • St John Ambulance

The card is also available to some retirees:

  • Armed Forces Veterans, retired Police Officers or Fire Fighters.

What can I use the Blue Light Card for?

Blue Light Card membership gives you access to some amazng high street discounts across a range of top retailers – many not available to the general public. But it’s not restricted to just shopping, you can find better deals on car insurance, local services and days out.

How do I get my Blue Light Card?

To register, you will need to provide the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Address
  • Company information, along with division (if applicable) and job role.
  • Email address
  • Password

Upon acceptance into the scheme, your address details will be needed if you want a physical card sent to you. A virtual card, that Blue Light Card recently unveiled, works in the same way as a physical card, but you’ll access it through the app on your phone.

The membership fee, which includes a physical card, is £4.99 and is valid for two years.

How do I claim the discount?

It depends on the company if you can show your Blue Light Card in store and get you a discount. Some bigger chains only give discounts if you purchase a gift card or use the Blue Light Card website (or app).

A promo code is required to claim the discount if you’re shopping online. You can request the code from the BLC app or website. The code will be emailed to you.

Where can I use my Blue Light Card?

There are loads of discounts available across stores, restaurants, cinemas and even on mobile phone contracts:

Full Blue Light Card Discount Shop List:

  • Animal
  • Apple
  • Audi
  • BaByliss
  • BCP
  • Bella Italia
  • BMW
  • Byron
  • Cafe Rouge
  • Calvin Klein
  • Chessington World of Adventure
  • Citroen
  • Dell
  • Dunelm
  • DW Sports
  • Early Learning Centre
  • EE
  • English Heritage
  • Ernest Jones
  • Eurocamp
  • Europcar
  • Evans Cycles
  • Expedia
  • Faye & Square
  • Fiat
  • Fitness First
  • Frankie and Benny’s
  • Fred Olsen Cruises
  • Go Ape!
  • Gourmet Society
  • H.Samuel
  • Halfords
  • Hamleys
  • Harry Ramsden’s
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Holland and Barrett
  • Honda
  • Hoseasons
  • Hotels.com
  • Hyundai
  • Indesit
  • Jet2Holidays
  • Kaspas
  • Land Rover
  • Legoland Discovery Centre
  • Lexus
  • Lloyds Pharmacy
  • Lovehoney
  • Mercedes
  • Merlin Annual Pass
  • Mini
  • Miss Selfridge
  • National Express
  • New Look
  • Npower
  • O2
  • Only Oak Furniture
  • P&O Cruises
  • Peugeot
  • Philips
  • Pizza Hut
  • RAC
  • Red Letter Days
  • Renault
  • Sea Life Centre London
  • SEAT
  • Sennheiser
  • Skoda
  • Superdry
  • TalkTalk
  • Tastecard
  • The Perfume Shop
  • Toby Carvery
  • Topman
  • Tops Tiles
  • Toyota
  • Travelodge
  • Under Armour
  • Vauxhall
  • Virgin Wines
  • Vision Express
  • Whirlpool