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Luton Borough Council

Benefits and discounts


Our foster carers have access to a range of employee benefits.

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Active Luton corporate rates - April 2023 to March 2024 

Corporate rates are only available to employees of companies on the Active Luton corporate scheme. Monthly memberships (except annuals) will incur a start-up payment of £17.50.

Sign up in centre - ID required. 

Multi-centre membership

Monthly: £38.99
Annual: £389 (12 months for 10)

Available at:

Dual-centre membership

Monthly: £26.99
Annual: £269 (12 months for 10)

Available at:

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Rail ticket discount

Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd offers a 50 per cent discount on rail season tickets for the Thameslink route if you're commuting to work in Luton stations.

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Arriva Travel Club

We've joined forces with Arriva Shires to offer you some great value savings on local bus travel in the Arriva Shires areas.

If you have kids, up to two children can travel for free at weekends and on bank holidays when you all travel together. Just show your season ticket when boarding.

You can buy a yearly ticket from as little as:

  • £45.84 for the Luton & Dunstable zone
  • £68.34 for Orbit - travel in all Beds & Bucks zones
  • £73.33 for travel in all zones in the whole of the Arriva Shires area

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Kaarp employee discount scheme

Kaarp is a scheme that enables you to buy products and services at a discount.

  • Entertainment
  • Finance
  • Health
  • Motoring
  • Shopping
  • Travel

Offers available include stays in top hotels, gifts, insurance, and entertainment activities. There's even discount on gift vouchers for a huge range of popular high street retailers.

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MOT discounts

As a council employee, you qualify for a discount of £10 on MOT inspections for cars/vans (vehicle classes four, five and seven) and £5 off for motorcycles, carried out by our Fleet Transport team.

Offering an excellent, reliable and cost-effective MOT service, the testing station is open:

  • Monday to Tuesday from 7am to 8pm
  • Wednesday to Friday from 7am to 7pm

Find out more about MOT discounts.

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Vauxhall partner offer

Exclusive £500 saving for you and up to 3 friends or family with Vauxhall Partners.

As a Vauxhall partner you can also enjoy a free Vauxhall care package. We’ll even give you 20 per cent off Vauxhall approved accessories so you can really make it your own.

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Contact us

If you have a query about fostering and would like to learn more, please contact us between:

  • 8am - 8pm, Monday to Sunday

Fostering team
E: [email protected]
T: 01582 547633

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