Young Scot

The Accord Card is your gateway to fashion, food and so much more!

Are you 11-26 years old?

If so Young Scot is your information portal for everything from art through to money, relationships, travel and volunteering. What's more important, Young Scot is bursting with details on what is going on in Aberdeen.

Young Scot also offers a wide range of discounts:

  • Love films? Enjoy the latest movie at VUE Cinema at discounted rates.
  • Feeling peckish? Grab a tasty deal at many food outlets in Aberdeen.
  • Like fashion? Many leading retailers offer discounts on the latest fashion when you present your Accord Card at the till.

Visit any of the following locations to apply for your card:

Bus travel 

Are you aged 16-18?

Be smart and get a third off bus travel with your Accord / Young Scot Card!

First Bus Aberdeen, in partnership with Transport Scotland, has upgraded its ticket machines so if you are aged 16-18 and live in Aberdeen City, you no longer need to use the 'Bus Concession Card' but can just swipe your Accord / Young Scot Card at the ticket machine to get a third off any single adult fare.

Please note that not all bus services in Scotland recognise the Young Scot Card yet and if you travel with a bus operator that doesn't recognise the card yet you will need to have a 'Bus Concession Card' to get your 1/3 off on board. For First Bus Aberdeen however you no longer will need a 'Bus Concession Card'.

Rail travel

If you already have an Accord/National Entitlement Card, you will receive a voucher for a Scottish Youth Railcard when you turn 16. If you apply for an Accord/National Entitlement Card after your 16th birthday the voucher will be sent out at the same time.

To get your Scottish Youth Railcard , take your voucher and your Accord/National Entitlement Card to the ticket office at Aberdeen Rail Station.

 With your Scottish Youth Railcard you will get:

  • One third off most rail fares
  • 50% off all weekly or monthly tickets
  • One third off most advance purchases

Your Scottish Youth Railcard is valid for 12 months and you will automatically receive a new voucher each year until your 19th birthday.

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