When visiting Scotland there are a few money savers that are worth looking at, like free entry attractions and discount travel passes to help your money go a little further.
Everyone wants your business, which is good news if you’re looking for some welcome ways of saving money. The information given on this page is aimed at doing just that, so when you get around to planning your travel itinerary, at least you’ll know where to take advantage of some of our attractions and travel that will help your money go further.
MONEY SAVERS ON ATTRACTIONS…
National Trust For Scotland Membership: Enjoy unlimited access – from coastlines to castles, art to architecture, wildlife to wilderness. Get more information about the National Trust for Scotland family membership and seniors offers.
Royal Edinburgh Sightseeing Pass: Hop-on hop-off bus tours (48 hours unlimited) includes admission to royal attractions: Edinburgh Castle, Royal Yacht Britannia and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Get more info about the Royal Edinburgh Ticket offer.
FREE ENTRY ATTRACTIONS…
Glasgow Museums: You can’t get a better money saving offer than FREE! All of Glasgow’s museums are free, including the Transport Museum, the Burrell Collection, and Scotlands top (free) attraction, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum. There are 13 museums across the city, and the full list is on the Glasgow Museums website.
Edinburgh Museums: Many museums in Edinburgh are also free – The Museum of Scotland, Museum of Edinburgh, Royal Museum, and National Galleries of Scotland. More info is available on Edinburgh Museums, the official Scottish tourism website.
DISCOUNT BUS TRAVEL PASSES…
Scottish Citylink Discount Passes: Save money with the Explore Pass, multi journey tickets, child and student discounts, family discounts, etc. More information on the Scottish Citylink website.
DISCOUNT RAIL TRAVEL PASSES…
First Scotrail Freedom of Scotland Pass: This pass is valid for the Scottish rail network throughout the whole country and includes ferry services to and from the Islands. Covers any 4 out of 8 days consecutive travel or any 8 out of 15 consecutive days travel. Also valid on all Caledonian MacBrayne ferry services within Scotland.
First Scotrail Central Scotland Rover Pass: This pass gives you unlimited rail travel for any 3 days out of 7. Covers the whole Central Belt from Glasgow to North Berwick, and stops in between, including the cities of Edinburgh and Perth.
First Scotrail Highland Rover Pass: This one gives you unlimited rail travel for any 4 consecutive days out of 8, and it also covers some coach and ferry travel services.
More information is available on the FIRST SCOTRAIL official website.