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    Is a pensioner card used as a health care card to get medicines etc or should i receive a separate card at some stage if on a pension?

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    Yes I think so. I used to get SPP and I got all the same discounts.

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    Yes. It should get you the same. I have both for some reason though!

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    How do i know when it is useful?? I heard recently that electricity companies might give discount buy i don't know when confessions apply. Obviously things are very tight at the moment so any help would be great but i'd feel strange asking!

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    Concessions. ..Not confessions! Ha!

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    You have just gotta push past that feeling awkward thing, if you want the discounts. Where I live, there is discounted registration for your vehicle and electricity discount that are very worth using. You need to phone your provider and tell them you have a pensioner concession card and just give them the number over the phone and they will apply it.

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    I had a pension card and no health care card. You can use it for anything that you would use a health care card for. You can get things discounted with a pension card (concession) though as opposed to a health care card which is just for things related to your health.

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    Thanks everyone. Appreciate the info

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    They both work the same but some places they give the discount only for pension card...like in different states not all give concession for transport


 

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