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About ArrivaArriva

Arriva are one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe, employing some 47,500 people and delivering more than 1.5 billion passenger journeys across 12 European countries every year. Why not visit one of Arriva's suggested top trips 

Mobile Ticketing

Over 50,000 bus journeys a week are now made in the UK with Arriva's M-Ticket solution. This allows tickets to be delivered direct to a mobile phone. Buying tickets through a mobile phone can save money and means that you don't have to worry about not having enough cash to pay for the fare. 



Get Mobile - solutions for Carers

MobilesTake a break but stay in touch. Mobiles offer peace of mind including  alarm services and the ability to pinpoint an iindividual's location.Sign up for our free email newsletter to keep up to date with the latest solutions and services for Carers.

£400m Government Funding for Carers Breaks

FinanceThe Government has made £400 million available to Primary Care Trusts to spend on Carers Breaks as part of their Strategy  for Carers.


Publishing Carers Breaks Schemes 

The money isn't ring fenced so it's important that the money does get spent on Carers Breaks. We support the Give Carers a Break campaign being run jointly by the charities The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads Care to encourage Primary Care Trusts to publish their plans to run their Carers Breaks’ schemes.

Get involved in the funding debate

To find out how you could get involved in campaigning to make sure plans are published  click here. You can also download a policy briefing or join their forum on Carers Breaks at Carers UK



"Time for a Break" for Carers Campaign


Why the Time for a Break Campaign?

Our campaign aims to help Carers and Care Workers make the most of their free or respite time.

  • Free to enter monthly competitions 
  • Special leisure and travel offers
  • Suggestions and ideas on great places to go and things to do

Why the Concessionary Travel Club?

ActiveCareThrough our ActiveCare project we've been working with leading UK Care Providers, the Local Government Association and the Directors of Adult Social Services through the Putting People First Consortium to show the importance of travel in keeping active and healthy. Our ActiveCare video shows why taking a break is so important.

Why Carers?

HandsBut there are also 6 million unpaid Carers who do invaluable work  on a voluntary  basis often looking after a family member or friend. And more than a milion Care Workers who work for Care Providers.

All Carers need a break, and time off to recharge their batteries.



Current Competitions and Offers for Carers 

Favourite National Trust Property - win a year's free National Trust membership.

National TrustFree entry and parking at more than 300 Country houses. Competition closing date 30th June 2014. Enter now



 Favourite Garden Centre competition - win a £10 National Garden Voucher.

Win a £10 voucher that can be used to buy over 9,000 products in more than 2,000 Garden Centres across the UK..

Closing date  31st May 2014

Enter now


 Offers for Carers - 2for1 Cinema Tickets

Carers and the person they care for can get 2for1 cinema tickets at 500+ cinemas nationwide with the Cinema Exhibitors Association card. The card is £5.50, and valid for as many films as you like for one year. Find out more