Are you moving home soon? If so, you’ll need to complete your Senior Railcard change of address.
If your a Senior Railcard holder, this is just one institution you’ll need to inform that you’re moving home. Failing to complete your Senior Railcard change of address, could cause all kind of issues when it comes to proving your identity and getting discounted train rides.
To minimise the time and effort required to update your details, we’ve put together this handy guide to changing your Senior Railcard address.
We’ll outline, step-by-step, how to update your Senior Railcard address, as well as answering all your other Railcard questions.
So, let’s find out how to complete your Senior Railcard change of address…
Getting in touch with each and every single company or provider to inform them of your change of address isn’t anyone’s idea of fun.
So, what if we said there was a way to complete your address change in a fraction of the usual time?
Well, you’re in luck! Using SlothMove’s award-winning online change of address service, you can update all your accounts in a matter of minutes, including your Senior Railcard address.
Wave goodbye to hours spent on the phone, listening to tedious hold music. Now, all you have to do to change your address on your Senior Railcard is follow the super simple steps below:
Select who needs to know you're moving Penfold, HMRC, Council Tax etc...
Enter your previous address, new address and the date you moved home
Click submit and we'll update your address with accounts automatically
Once we have all the required details, including your previous address, new address and move date, we’ll kick start the process of notifying all your chosen companies and services.
To get started with your Senior Railcard change of address, simply fill in the form below:
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In this guide, we’ll walk you through, step-by-step, how to change your Senior Railcard address in a few simple clicks.
There are a few options when it comes to completing your Senior Railcard change of address. However, by far the simplest and quickest method is using SlothMove’s hassle-free moving home platform.
To change your Senior Railcard address using SlothMove, we just need to know a little bit more about you. Follow the steps below to get started…
Alternatively, you can update your Senior Railcard details by logging into your online account. To do so, simply go to ‘Manage my Railcard’, click on your ‘Menu Profile’ and select ‘Personal Details’. Here, you will be given the option to update or change your personal details, including your Senior Railcard address.
The Senior Railcard is a Railcard specifically for senior citizens. It gives people aged 60 and over ⅓ off train fares throughout Great Britain.
You can contact Senior Railcard online, by phone, by email or by post, using the below contact details:
Telephone: 0345 3000 250.
PO Box 10776
You can buy your Senior Railcard online or at a staffed station Ticket Office.
To buy your Senior Railcard online, simply click ‘Buy Now’ on the website homepage and follow the instructions on the screen. When buying your Senior Railcard, you will need one of the following:
You will also need a digital passport-style photo if you have selected ‘Digital’ under ‘Choose the type of Railcard you would like’ section.
Once your online payment has been processed you should receive an email confirmation and acknowledgement of your application number.
If you have purchased a plastic Senior Railcard, you should allow up to five working days for it to be delivered. You can choose to pay Special Delivery, but you will need to place your order before 15.45pm to guarantee that your Senior Railcard is delivered within two days (Monday to Thursday) or three days (Friday to Sunday).
Alternatively, if you have purchased a digital Senior Railcard, a download code will be sent to your registered email address, along with instructions on how to download your Senior Railcard.
You also have the option to visit any staffed station ticket office to apply in person. Again, you will need to provide a valid passport, UK driving licence or National Identity Card number to prove your date of birth.
The Senior Railcard costs just £30 as a one off payment. This means that after just a few trips, the card will have paid for itself.
Or, you can get a 3-year Senior Railcard for just £70, saving you £20 on the price of three 1-year Railcards.
You can renew your Senior Railcard within 30 days of its expiry date. If the Railcard company has your email address, they will send you a reminder that your Senior Railcard is due for renewal so you don’t forget.
All you have to do to renew your Senior Railcard is follow the easy steps below:
If, when renewing your Senior Railcard, you need to update any of your personal details, you can do so by clicking on the appropriate ‘edit’ button on the review page.
If you didn’t purchase your Senior Railcard online, you can still renew it online. You will need to create an account and purchase a new Railcard using your UK driving licence, passport or National Identity Card.
However, you should still wait until your station-bought card has expired before purchasing so you don’t lose any validity.
It is essential that you complete your Senior Railcard change of address when moving home. Failing to update your Railcard details could result in a number of issues proving your identity when using your card to purchase discounted train tickets.
Forgetting to change your Senior Railcard address could also mean you end up missing out on important updates regarding your card, such as added discounts or renewal reminders.
Changing your address on your Senior Railcard will also ensure your personal information doesn’t enter the wrong hands. If a stranger gets hold of your name, address and date of birth, you could easily become a victim of identity fraud.
Yes, if you’re a Senior Railcard holder, you can also register your card discount onto an Oyster card to get ⅓ off Oyster pay as you go single fares and daily caps on:
Yes, you can easily replace a lost Senior Railcard. If you purchased your Senior Railcard online, simply go to ‘Manage my Railcard’ on the website homepage to log into your online account and apply for a replacement.
Once logged in, click on ‘Details’ under your active Senior Railcard, then click on ‘Replace Railcard (Lost or stolen)’.
How long a Senior Railcard lasts depends on which type of Railcard you’ve purchased. If you’ve only purchased a 1-year Senior Railcard, it will last for one year before expiring. At this point you will need to renew your Railcard.
Alternatively, if you think you’ll continue to be taking train trips for the next couple of years to come, you might be better off getting a 3-year Senior Railcard for £40 more. This will last for three years before expiring and will save you £20 on the price of three 1-year Railcards.
Ideally, you should aim to complete your Senior Railcard change of address at least 1 week prior to moving house. This way, it will leave plenty of time for your details to be updated before taking any trips on the train.
We understand that you will have a long to-do list when moving home, but it is essential that you remember to change your Senior Railcard address, as well as all your other account details.
If you’re age 60 or over and have a Senior Railcard, you must remember to notify them when moving home to avoid problems with proving your identity, missing out on extra discounts and identity theft.
You can change your Senior Railcard address in two ways: using SlothMove’s hassle-free online change of address service, or by logging into your online Railcard account.
Whichever method you choose, make sure you remember to update your details with all your other accounts, providers and institutions too.
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