Let’s Talk Money – travel and transport tips

Read the latest blog written by Lee-Ann Suffield, Health and Wellbeing Team Office Administrator at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust who has some handy thoughts and ideas about cost saving for transport and travel.

Lee-Ann says:

Whether you take a bus to work or take a train to see family and friends, almost everyone in the UK relies on some form of transport.

With rising fuel costs and ticket prices, you may be worried about how to manage with increasing travel expenses. Here are a number of cost saving tips in each of the below transport options which you may find helpful.

Public transport discounts

Did you know the Trust has linked with several companies to offer staff discounts on public transport. Including the Corporate M Card,

First bus, Arriva and the Park and Ride – Public transport discounts

Bus travel

Train travel


  • Share cabs where possible
  • Take advantage of refer-a-friend codes
  • Ask for flat rates for long-distance journeys
  • Ask for a cheaper deal on regular cab travel

Active travel and cycle to work

Walking, running or cycling to work or for social activity is a great way to support your mental and physical health.

Lots of colleagues already participate in Active travel and you could also take advantage of the NHS cycle to work scheme – Cycling to Work – Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (leedsth.nhs.uk)


The Trust has partnered with Liftshare to give staff an alternative to public transport for sustainable travel. By sharing your regular commute, you can help save money on travel and parking and help save the environment by reducing harmful carbon emissions – sign up to Liftshare