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Derby Taxi firm offers discount on travel fares for Access Card Holders

Derby-based firm, Albatross Cars has joined with a Derby charity to offer special taxi fare rates for disabled people. – Albatross Cars has joined with Disability Direct to offer discounted travel rates for Access Card Holders in Derby. These discounts can be obtained by using a quick and easy phone app system. For more information, […]

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Mask Exemption Awareness & Support

Not everyone can wear a face covering, but everyone can help reduce the anxiety around mask exemption. As the wearing of face coverings in public places remains mandatory, it is important that we continue to provide awareness and clarity around mask exemption for people who would have difficulty with wearing a face covering.  In conjunction […]

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Sshhhh… Secret Santa’s; huddle in!

Struggling to find the perfect gift to give this year? We’ve got you covered with a gift that will keep on giving for disabled people. We are pleased to introduce the Access Card Gift Certificate: a unique gift that now enables you to pre-pay for an Access Card on behalf of a loved one and […]

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How to apply for a Ride Access Pass with Alton Towers

Back in March, this year, we announced our partnership with Merlin Entertainment and that Access Card Holders could now use their Access Card as proof for a Ride Access Pass.* We would like to provide you with a guide on how to apply for the Merlin Entertainment Ride Access Pass, which can be used at […]

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How to apply for a Ride Access Pass with Thorpe Park

Back in March, this year, we announced our partnership with Merlin Entertainment and that Access Card Holders could now use their Access Card as proof for a Ride Access Pass.* We would like to provide you with a guide on how to apply for the Merlin Entertainment Ride Access Pass, which can be used at […]

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How to apply for a Ride Access Pass with Legoland Windsor Resort

Back in March, this year, we announced our partnership with Merlin Entertainment and that Access Card Holders could now use their Access Card as proof for a Ride Access Pass.* We would like to provide you with a guide on how to apply for the Merlin Entertainment Ride Access Pass, which can be used at […]

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How to: Link your Access Card to TicketMaster

At the end of 2019, Ticketmaster introduced new accessible ticketing for disabled people through their website. In order to access this, you first have to make sure that they are actually selling access tickets for the show you want to see; for a lot of shows sales are still handled by the venues directly. Secondly, […]

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How to: Link your Access Card to the Ticketfactory

Here is a quick update for new cardholders wanting to use their Access Card with the Ticket Factory website and get started buying tickets online. With your Access Card, you can register for an online account, once you have registered you will then be able to book tickets online at selected events and venues. At the moment […]

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Businesses encouraged to get on board with Access Card

A nationwide scheme aimed at helping disabled people access venues, activities, shops and services more easily is moving into a new stage of development backed up by findings and recommendations in two national independent reports. The Access Card scheme is nationally recognised as a fuss-free way to communicate the access needs of disabled people. It’s […]

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