Carers Card – Countywide offers

Below you’ll find offers available to East Sussex Carers Card holders that are available Countywide and beyond.

Search the sections outlined below for specific discounts for Carers Card holders in your local area or for a particular service, and you can also see the full list as a PDF.

Download the Carers Card directory PDF

Don’t have a Carers Card yet? Apply for a Carers Card

Travel & Parking

Reduced hospital parking at Eastbourne District General Hospital (DGH) & Hastings Conquest

You will pay no more than £1.70 per visit with your Carers Card. Show your card at the parking kiosk prior to departing to get the discount, as closing times are 20:00 (weekdays) and 18:00 (weekend).

Parking office Tel: 01424 755255

Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company

Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company runs bus services across Brighton and Hove from Steyning and Shoreham through to Newhaven, as well as longer distance routes to Eastbourne, Lewes, Ringmer and Tunbridge Wells.

Tel: 01273 886200


Discount offer: Carers card holders receive student travel discount on all Keycard purchases (student fares cut standard prices by around a third).

Accessibility: Buses have space for one wheelchair and many stops in Brighton and Hove have raised kerbs to allow access. If there isn’t a raised kerb, a manual ramp is available. The ‘Helping Hand’ scheme is a discrete way of telling the driver you need extra help. Find out more accessibility information.

How to access the offer: You’ll need to apply for your Keycard by going to the Care for the Carers Head Office at Highlight House, 8 St Leonards Road, Eastbourne, BN21 3UH. You will be asked to show the Carers Card, some ID as well as provide a passport sized picture. Additionally, you will need to give us your email address as well as your current address, contact telephone number and date of birth. Following your visit you will be posted a Brighton & Hove Buses Keycard and ID card and afterwards, you’ll be able to load up the Keycard online at or by visiting Brighton & Hove Buses Head Office or 1 Stop Travel.

Please note: East Sussex Carers Card Holders will not be able to apply directly to Brighton & Hove Buses for the discounted travel as East Sussex Carers Cards need to be verified by Care for the Carers first. Please therefore ensure you contact Care for the Carers before applying.

Care Services

Queensmead Residential Care Home

Victoria Road, Polegate BN26 6BU

Tel: 01323 487931



Queensmead is a Residential Care Home, part of the privately owned Chanctonbury Healthcare Group. Conveniently located in the centre of Polegate and just a five minute walk from the train station. A high quality and respected purpose built Care Home with modern facilities offering long term residential care, respite, day services and short stay convalesce. Queensmead boasts a varied activity and entertainments programme, top quality home cooked food and a person centred approach to care, as we say, we really, ‘care about caring.’ 10% discount off day services – lunch included or 2 for 1 offer – 2 course lunch, carer goes free. Please call to book and mention the Carers Card at time of booking.

Health & Wellbeing

Barracloughs the Opticians NEW!

Battle: 64a High Street, Battle TN33 0AG
Bexhill: 41 Western Road, Bexhill-on-Sea TN40 1DT
Eastbourne: 194 Terminus Road, Eastbourne, BN21 3BB
Polegate: 58a High Street, Polegate BN26 6AD
St. Leonards: 23 Sedlescombe Road North, St. Leonards-on-SeaTN37 7DA
Seaford: The Old Cottage, Dane Road, Seaford BN25 1DJ
Uckfield: 53 High Street, Uckfield TN22 1AP

Battle 01424 772725
Bexhill 01424 219543
Eastbourne 01323 721906
Polegate 01323 487122
St Leonards on Sea 01424 423605
Seaford 01323 898777
Uckfield 01825 769800



Award-winning independent family opticians offering plenty of time at every appointment to tailor a solution for your lifestyle. With stores across East Sussex offering designer and budget eyewear, the latest optical equipment plus eye health supplements. Outside prescriptions welcome.

10% discount on complete spectacles purchased, no minimum spend.
Not valid in conjunction with any other offers or all-in-one promotions.

Kamsons Pharmacy

13 stores across the county:

  • Eastbourne: Albert Parade, Bolton Road, Milfoil Drive, Meads Street, Victoria Drive
  • Hailsham: Hawkswood Road
  • Hastings: York Buildings
  • Peacehaven: South Coast Road
  • Stone Cross
  • Telescombe Cliffs: Central Ave
  • Uckfield: High Street, Selby Hospital, Bell Farm Road

For further details visit

10% discount on retail items (not prescription charges).

STT Eastbourne – Soft Tissue Therapy

Jason Paterson – Soft Tissue Therapist 94 Victoria Drive BN20 8LF

Also works in various locations across the county and can do home visits by arrangement.

Mob: 07980 339864


Massage, stretching and manipulation of the soft tissue can be beneficial for posture, muscle pain, sports injuries and rehabilitation from surgery. It can also support stress relief and wellbeing. 10% off hourly rate for carers and those they care for.

Wilson, Wilson & HancockNEW!

Independent, quality eye care – East Sussex & Kent

Hastings: 12 – 14 Cambridge Road, Hastings TN34 1DJ
Lewes: 223A High Street, Lewes BN7 2AF
Rye: 63 Cinque Ports Street, Rye N31 7AN
Tenterden: 7 High Street, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6BN

Hastings 01424 421717
Lewes 01273 472360
Rye 01797 223700
Tenterden 01580 762069



Established in 1949, we offer a wide choice of frames, spectacle lenses and contact lenses – all at competitive prices and we are an approved provider by the Conquest & William Harvey Hospital clinics.
Offer: 10% off complete new spectacles purchased. Excludes budget frames

Home Furnishings

Discount Home Textiles online store


Tel: 0161 222 8891


Quality bedding, curtains, soft furnishings, bed frames, mattresses and bedroom furniture at discount prices.

5% off all online purchases using code: carers5 at the checkout.

Home Improvements and Maintenance

NM Plumbing and Heating Ltd

Neil is Gas Safe Registered and covers the whole of East Sussex.

Chyngton House North, Hamsey Rd, Seaford, BN25 4DW

Tel: 01323 899373 or 07759 298184

5% discount on services for carers.

IT – Computers and Printers

First Call Inks Ltd Ink Cartridges

Based in Eastbourne with website for online orders

477 Seaside, Eastbourne BN22 7SA

Tel: 01323 430060



We are one of the largest UK printer ink cartridge distributors. Winner of WHICH? Magazine Best Printer Ink Brand 2017

15% discount off purchases. Offer can be accessed online – Please use Offer Code: 430060 in the Promotional Code box at the checkout.

We welcome customers to our shop Monday – Friday 9am – 4.30PM. Please show Carers Card before purchase.

Legal and Financial

APS Legal & Associates

Based in Bexhill, but covering the whole of East Sussex

Mob: 07774 442318

Carers Card holders are entitled to:

  • A free no obligation initial consultation
  • 10% off all estate planning and will writing services for them and their families
  • 5% off pre-paid funeral plans

Brookes Family Mediation

Tel: 01323 411629



We offer mediation at several venues across East Sussex If you are separating or divorcing, family mediation can help you to work out the future arrangements for your children, and your finances, without the need for expensive, lengthy and stressful court proceedings. 20% discount across all of our services

Heringtons Solicitors

Tracey May F.Inst.para – Vulnerable Client Services Executive Offices in Battle, Bexhill, Eastbourne, Hastings and Rye

Tel: 01323 411020


Tracey is happy to have a free half hour consultation with any carer or their family in respect of Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court Protection and benefits advice. Contact Tracey May directly.

MW Solicitors NEW!

Jessica Shale ASWW, Affiliate CILEx, Associate – Private Client Services Division.
Primarily based in Eastbourne and covering all of East Sussex.

24 Terminus Road, Eastbourne BN21 3LP

Tel. 01323 405256



Jessica would be delighted to offer Carers Card holders & their families:
1. A free initial consultation
2. 10% off Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyship applications
3. Home visits free of charge
4. Preferential rates for Estate Administration


Online at

Mob: 07904 780809


Town City Cards gives members exclusive discounts in Sussex. Anything up to 25% off, 2 for1 deals & free drinks with businesses, family attractions, restaurants & shops are included. The discounts are not one offs, you can redeem them again & again. The membership costs £9.99 and is valid until the end of the year. Support local businesses in East Sussex. See the full list at:

40% discount for carers (£6 – incl. P&P) See website for Terms and Conditions

Short Breaks

Amarisa Bed and Breakfast

Amarisa, Berwick, Polegate, BN26 6TB

Tel: 01323 870555

A discounted 2, 3 or 4 night break Monday – Thursday. Weekends by arrangement.


  • Two nights are £130 for two people (25% discount), or £95 for one person.
  • Three nights are £175 for two people (30% discount) or £135 for one person.
  • Four nights are £220 for two people (35% discount) or £170 for one person.
  • 2-3 nights available October – April, 4 nights available October – June. Excludes Christmas & Bank Holidays. Longer stay by arrangement. (A cardholder may bring 1 guest).



Enjoy the best of Butlin’s, plus £20 off!

We believe a beautiful ocean, fresh sea air and plenty of space to play are the essential ingredients of a brilliant family break. All three of our resorts are right next to some of Britain’s loveliest beaches, and each host our famous fun-filled Skyline Pavilions, surrounded by landscaped gardens and family places to stay. And whether it’s indoors, outdoors, day or night, there will always be plenty for you to say ‘yes you can’ to during your stay because so much of the fun at Butlin’s is ‘all part of the price’ – hip hip hooray!

You can enjoy the discount at all three of our resorts:
• Butlin’s Bognor Regis, Upper Bognor Road, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO21 1JJ
• Butlin’s Minehead, Warren Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5SH
• Butlin’s Skegness, Ingoldmells, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 1NJ

To book your Butlin’s break, call 0330 100 6652 or visit BUTLINS.COM/PHC making sure to quote QQ209 to get your discount.This discount is per booking and can only be applied to new bookings. It does not apply to two night breaks or rooms for two. For full terms and conditions, please visit

Enjoy the best of Butlin’s Live Music Weekends plus £20 off!

Butlin’s Live Music Weekends provide you and your friends a great getaway to relax, have fun and enjoy good music and good times. Butlin’s three seaside resorts; Bognor Regis, Minehead and Skegness play host to a range of 3 night weekenders that cater for all musical tastes as well as headline tours and sporting events.

So whether you enjoy anything from Pop to Disco to smooth Soul or even if you’re looking for a specialist weekend featuring great headline acts performing live, a Butlin’s Live Music Weekend could be the perfect getaway.

You can enjoy the discount at all three of our resorts:
• Butlin’s Bognor Regis, Upper Bognor Road, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO21 1JJ
• Butlin’s Minehead, Warren Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5SH
• Butlin’s Skegness, Ingoldmells, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 1NJ

To book your Butlin’s break, call 0330 100 6652 or visit BIGWEEKENDS.COM and search for PRIVILEGE HOLIDAY CLUB making sure to quote QQ209.
This discount is per booking and can only be applied to new bookings. It does not apply to two night breaks or rooms for two. For full terms and conditions, please visit

The Buxted Inn

High Street, Buxted, TN22 4LA

Tel: 01825 733510

10% discount on food, drink and hotel accommodation to any carer and guest with your Carers Card.

Park Holidays

Glovers House, Glovers Lane, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex TN39 5ES

Tel: 0343 178 7070



27 Holiday Parks offering caravan holidays in: Suffolk, Essex, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Dorset, Devon.

Accessible accommodation available at some sites.

20% Discount off brochure price for holidays costing from £89.00 short breaks – £149.00 week holidays.

Please mention the Carers Card before completing the booking.

The Sanctuary Retreat Holiday Park – Autism Friendly

Leather Waggon, Pett Level Road, Fairlight, Hastings, TN35 4ED

Tel: 01424 813888

Offer 10% discount on the cost of a holiday or short break. Bookings are for a minimum of 2 nights and a maximum of 14, excluding any other offers.

Stone Ness Short Breaks

Jean Burgess – Stone Ness Walled Garden, Ashurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 9SU

Tel: 01892 740305


Self-catering short breaks for carers with the person they care for in a newly built (2017) 2 bedroom bungalow. £50 per night for two people. Lots to do locally or join a gardening group here for a tea break.

Please visit the website to find out more about this new venture. Pets by arrangement.

10% Discount with the East Sussex Carers Card – To book or for more information please contact Jean.


Self Storage Space NEW!

1 Station Road (opposite Lewes Train Station), Lewes, BN7 2YY

Tel: 01273 470000



A self storage facility in Lewes with units that are perfect for safely storing belongings. Approved by Trading Standards ‘Buy with confidence’ scheme.

We can provide flexible access for carers, families, cared for individuals or support services as required. We also provide mailboxes and a wide range of storage boxes, packing materials and accessories.

10% discount on storage units.Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

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