Anyone signed up to our service can receive a free Dorset Carers Card. Your card entitles you to hundreds of different offers and discounts across the Dorset Council and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council areas.
You can find reduced rates on everything from days out to pampering and relaxation as well as household services.
In this blog, we are looking at some of the newest businesses to give special discounts for carers…
Events and days out
Follow the football and want to see if from the stadium? Weymouth FC are offering reduced rates on tickets. If purchased in advance and online tickets are £11 rather than £16. If purchased on the day from the ticket office tickets are £13 rather than £18. A season ticket is £225 rather than £325.
Dorset Museum is cared for by the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society and looks after an amazing four million objects in the collection. They are now offering carers free admission with a paying visitor.
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum houses four galleries of artwork and gardens. It is now offering free entry for those with a Dorset Carers Card.
Duck Bar in Westbourne is open day and night and offers a modern, contemporary and cosy feel. They offer a 15% discount for carers.
Relaxation and beauty
Caroline Ashby MAR offers a range of therapies including reflexology, reiki and Indian Head Massage. As part of their offer, there is no charge for the initial consultation (usually £5) and 15% off each treatment. Prices start from £23.
Ambience Beauty provide waxing, nails, facials and massages. They are now offering 20% discount off all treatments for carers.
Aurora Nails is a mobile nail technician based in Poole, but also covers Bournemouth, Christchurch and the surrounding areas. They offer 10% of any treatment for carers.
L & D Hair Studio in Bournemouth offer 15% off to Dorset Carers Card holders for hair styling and treatment.
PetFood-Direct is a family-run business, with all recipes designed by animal nutritionists and veterinary and PFMA approved. They deliver to most UK mainland addresses. They are offering 5% off online using code carers21.
Poole Bay Pet Services are a dog walking service that now offers 10% off dog walking for carers.
ALOE Cleaning Services, one of the south coast’s leading eco-friendly cleaning service. They offer 20% to Dorset Carers Card holders.
J.I.M. Landscapes offers a range of gardening services and are now offering 25% discount to Dorset Carers Card holders.