King Charles Third Off - T&C

17th April 2023

Get a King Charles THIRD-OFF Rail Travel in Celebration of the Coronation with 100 FREE Railcards up for grabs! 


Take advantage of 1/3 off rail fares for a year with a Railcard from National Rail

Those sporting a ‘regal name’ can enter to claim a FREE Railcard this Coronation weekend!  


Hear ye, hear ye - to celebrate the coronation of HRH King Charles III, National Rail is giving away 100 Railcards! After all, there’s no better way to celebrate the Bank Holiday than saving a third on your next rail adventure. 


The catch? The FREE Railcards are only available to those boasting ‘regal’ First & Middle, or First and Last names relating to the new Monarch.


Acknowledging that most non-royals do not have four first and middle names - Railcard is offering those with similar namesakes to His Royal Highness Charles Philip the chance to access their own discounted (train) carriage’.*


The giveaway will run from Friday 5th to Monday 8th May and will be hosted on National Rail’s Instagram page. To enter, simply comment with your name, and the first 100 to claim (and prove their ‘regal’ identity) will be eligible to receive their FREE Railcard.  


Those who are looking forward to celebrating the Coronation weekend with their own adventure can save 1/3 on rail travel by purchasing one of 9 different Railcards available from

Whether travelling solo, as a Two Together or with Family & Friends, at an annual cost of £30 (Disabled Persons Railcard is £20), a Railcard saves an average of £140 per year and can pay for itself in just one journey. 

For more great offers and to purchase your Railcard today, visit


* Applicable names can be any First and Middle names or First and Last names that are phonetically similar to the Monarch. Examples of these could be; Charles Philip, Charlotte Philippa, Charlie Phillips or Charlize Phipps. The chosen names will be at the discretion of National Rail based on their overall similarity.


Terms & Conditions for Rail Delivery Group

King Charles III Off Competition



The promoter is Rail Delivery Group (trading as National Rail) with company number 08176197, a UK company with registered office address at 200-202 Aldersgate Street, London, EC1A 4HD (the “Promoter”) .



The Competition commences at 07:00hrs GMT on Friday 5th May 2023 and concludes at 23:00 hrs GMT on Monday 8th May 2023.



3.1 The Competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom who are over 16 years of age. Proof of eligibility must be provided upon request.

3.2 To enter the competition, entrants must follow the following steps:

(a).  Visit the National Rail Instagram page :

(b). Comment on the competition post with their name; valid entries can only be made by entrants called Charles Philip, Charlotte Philippa or a close variation of this

(c). Winner must send proof of their ID in the form of a valid UK driving licence, UK passport or recent utility bill, via Instagram DM

(d). One additional entry can be secured by entrants by sharing the competition post to their Instagram Stories, tagging @national.rail

3.3 Employees of Rail Delivery Group or any of its Group Companies , subsidiaries, affiliates  (including any relatives, family members, agents and/ or household members) and anyone else professionally associated with this promotion are expressly excluded from entering this Competition.

3.4 Only one entry per entrant shall be accepted. Multiple email addresses for the same person will not be permitted or accepted.

3.5 Entries must be received before the Competition end date. Late, incomplete, invalid and/or corrupt submissions will not be accepted and will be disqualified. No responsibility will be accepted by the Promoter for lost entries and proof of transmission will not be accepted as proof of receipt.



The Prize consists of one one-year Railcard. There are 100 available to win. The winners will be given a code to enter at checkout to receive the Railcard for free. The Railcard code is valid until 30 April 2024. The winners may choose which Railcard they win, from the following list:

  • 16-25 Railcard
  • Senior Railcard
  • Two Together Railcard
  • Disabled Persons Railcard
  • 26-30 Railcard
  • Family & Friends Railcard
  • Network Railcard



5.1 The first 100 valid entrants to comment on the Competition post will be selected as winners. The winner will be contacted via DM to validate their win. Winners must respond to this DM within 28 days of the date of the winning email DM being sent by the Promoter. The Prize can only be redeemed by the winning entrant.     

5.2 In the event that the winner declines the Prize, and/or is unable to take the Prize, and/or fails to respond to the Promoter’s DM(s) within the required time frame and/or does not receive the Promoter’s DM for whatever reason, and/or does not respond to the Promoter’s DM in the prescribed manner, and/or does not claim/take the Prize, and/or is ineligible or otherwise unable to claim the Prize, the winner shall forfeit the Prize and the Promoter shall have no liability to the winner and reserves the right in its absolute and sole discretion to select another winner.



7.1 By entering this competition, entrants are considered to have agreed to these terms and conditions, as well as the privacy policies of Rail Delivery Group: 

7.2 The Prize is subject to (i) these Prize terms and conditions and (ii) the Promoter’s standard Railcard terms and conditions that are available at 

7.3 The Promoter reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions and/or the booking terms and conditions at any time.

7.4 The Prize winner must submit all the necessary and required proof of ID, in order to receive their Prize. Failure to provide such documentation and/or information shall entitle the Promoter to withdraw the Prize and select another winner. Prize fulfilment will be managed by the Promoter.

7.5 The Promoter reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to:

(i) cancel, suspend and/or modify this Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, a change in applicable law or any other factor beyond the Promoter's reasonable control impairs the integrity and/or proper functioning of this competition; and

(ii) reject any submissions/entries, and/or disqualify any entrants, at any time, if it deems that there has been or may be, whether intended or otherwise, any: (a)breach of any of these terms and conditions; and/or (b) infringement or potential infringement of any third party rights and/or intellectual property; and/or (c) defamation or potential defamation of any persons, companies, intellectual property, institutions, cultures or similar; and/or (d) offence or potential offence caused, howsoever arising; and/or (e) breach of any laws, regulations, codes (including moral codes), uses, guidelines and generally accepted etiquette rules required from any internet users, platforms, providers, hosts and/or sites and similar.

7.8 The Prize is as described, is not transferable, cannot be amended once booked has no cash value (and cannot be exchanged for cash) and cannot be re-sold.

7.9 The Promoter reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to change the Prize and/or substitute any or all of the Prize with an alternative prize of equivalent value.

7.10 The winner may be required to take part in publicity resulting from the prize draw. The Promoter (and its group companies) shall be entitled to make use, in any way and/or through any medium, of any comments provided and/or made by the winning entrant including, without limitation, those provided by the winning entrant on any social media sites and/or Rail Delivery Group owned marketing channels (including the website), for the benefit of promoting the Promoter and associated companies, subject to the applicable policies of the relevant social media sites and/or marketing channels.

7.11 In entering the competition, entrants agree not to post any detrimental content on any social media platform and/or in any other mediums.

7.12 Any personal information provided during the entry process (including but not limited to entrant’s name) must be valid and truthful. The Promoter accepts no responsibility or liability for any incorrect, false or fictitious personal information provided to it.

7.13 The Promoter shall use the entrants’ personal data for the purpose of administering and/or promoting this Promotion.

7.14 If entrants wish to receive marketing information from the Promoter, they can opt-in on the Promoter’s website, and can opt-out at any time by writing to the Promoter at the address below, or by clicking the link in any message received. Further details of the Promoter’s privacy policy are available at

7.15 By entering this Promotion, each entrant is providing information to the Promoter who undertakes to process such entrant’s personal details in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 ("Privacy Law") and (ii) any applicable laws implementing the Privacy Law in the territories where entrants are resident ("Applicable Laws").

7.16 The determination and decision of the Promoter on all matters shall be final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into (including as to the winner). The Promoter reserves the right in its reasonable discretion: (i) to disqualify any entrant, claimant, competitor or their guest whose conduct is contrary to the spirit of the rules or the intention of the competition and to declare as void any or all of their claims or entries based on such conduct; (ii) to declare as void any claims or entries resulting from any printing, production and/or distribution errors (including but not limited to any error(s) on any website or app of the Promoter and/or, any published  materials, regardless of format) or where there has been error(s) in any aspect of the preparation for or conduct of the competition  materially affecting the result of the competition  and/or the number of claimants and/or the value of claims; (iii) to add to or to waiver any rules on reasonable notice; and/or (iv) to cancel the Competition or any part of it at any stage in the event of circumstances beyond the Promoter’s reasonable control.

7.17 The Promoter reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify this competition and/or Prize, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, change in applicable law(s) or any other factor beyond the Promoter's reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of this competition, as determined by Promoter in its sole and absolute discretion.

7.18 Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its employees,  agents, subcontractors and/or or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable for (i) any loss, damage, cost, compensation and/or other expense; and/or (ii) for any personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up a Prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter and/or , its employees and, where it is responsible for them, its  agents and/or distributors.

Winner’s statutory rights shall not be affected.

7.19 The entrant shall be liable for complying with any fiscal and/or tax requirements (including, without limitation, any benefit-in-kind declarations and/or calculations) and other legal obligations and/or requirements arising out of, or in connection with, the Prize.

7.20 Any complaints regarding this Competition should be addressed to Rail Delivery Group at quoting “Rail Delivery Group King Charles 3rd Off Competition”.

7.21 This competition shall be subject to English law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.