Pirates, this is a crazy offer for anyone looking to explore Europe by rail, with a whopping 49% saving on these discount cards
The cards give you a 30% discount on all rail services in France and in select European countries. Perfect for families, each card holder gets 60% off tickets for 3 children (aged 4-11).
The discount card usually sells for €49 (approx £42) and they are on offer for €25 which is approximately £22. And, with all the benefits included you can easily make back the cost of the discount card on your first trip - and the cards are valid for an entire year!
The SNCF discount card is valid for an entire year, below we explain all the benefits.
30% discount on all rail journeys in France all year round
60% discount on tickets for 3 children aged 4-11 accompanied by the card holder
30% discount on select rail services in Europe: Luxembourg, Italy, Germany and Switzerland
Benefit from great-value capped prices, even when booking last minute
You can exchange or refund tickets up to 3 days before departure
One way discounts and round trip deductions
15% discount on Avis car rental, My Luggage and on-train catering
As an example of just how much you could save, the calculator below shows that even from a single return journey between Paris and Lyon, you'll get back the cost of the card, saving €30 (approx. £26) on second class ticket or saving €42 (approx. £36) on a first class ticket.
Select your discount card based on your age: there are three categories, that are all the same price.
Carte Avantage Jeune: a junior card for those aged 12-27
Carte Avantage Adulte: a general card for adults aged 27-59
Carte Avantage Senior: a card for adults aged 60 years+
You can easily apply your travel discount to the rail tickets you are purchasing online on Oui.sncf (or through the OUI.sncf app. See our screengrabs of the simple three steps to see how to do this.
Add your destination into the planner and click 'Passenger 1'
Select your age and then click 'Season ticket'
Then simply select the travel discount card you have purchased: the three available are Carte Avantage: Jeune, Adulte or Senior (as explained above). In this example we've selected Adulte.
Enjoy your year of discount travel across Europe!
Please note -- *Prices are correct at time of publishing. Inventory may be limited. Special T&C’s may apply.