The Max Card is designed to make days out more financially accessible for foster families and families of children with additional needs. Families simply show their Max Card upon entry to a venue in order to obtain free or discounted admission.
The scheme is designed to help these families save money on great days out – locally and throughout the UK – at castles, zoos, bowling alleys and more.
The Max Card is available from Bournemouth Parent Carer Forum hub on Thursday (term time only) at Tesco, Community Room, Riverside Avenue, Bournemouth, from 10.00 to 12.00 or at our themed workshops from 6.30pm to 8.30pm at a cost of £3.00 each. If you are unable to attend our events then please send us a stamped addressed envelope to our address with a cheque for £3.00 and we will post the Max Card out to you.
Suite 285, 2 Lansdowne Road, Bournemouth, BH1 1SA
A little piece about the carers card
The number of Carers Discounts available to Carers Card holders in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset is increasing. The Carers Card scheme now offers discounts from over 199 unique businesses.
we regularly ask carers which types of businesses they would like to obtain discounts from? From one of these “listening” exercises the scheme has recently introduced a new category of Traders. All of the businesses in this category are members of the Buy with Confidence Scheme and approved by Trading Standards in the relevant area. Trading Standard for Bournemouth and Poole website can be found here
Trading Standards for Bournemouth and Poole can be found here http://www.poole.gov.uk/business/trading-standards/buy-with-confidence/.
Dorset Trading Standards website can be found here https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/
Carers looking for discounts can now find a roofer, drainage expert, pest controller, tree surgeon to name but a few on the Carers card website by area.
If you as a carer need work done by a tradesman, do not forget to check what carers discounts are available to you!
When you are out and about shopping keep your Carers Card in your wallet or purse where you will see it, it will be a reminder that you are eligible for discount at many businesses across the county and for some internet shopping.
Cards are free for all Members who have brought a Max Card so there is no need to register we can do it for you, your carers card will be sent to you via post and
New members will automatically receive a card when they register once they brought a Max card.
To buy a MaxCard or to find out more, please contact us.