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20 Places You Can Use Your Student Discount

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Not sure which are the best to discounts to nab this summer? Don’t stress Goss have you covered as always:


1. Captain America’s

captain america

This has to be one of the best original student deals around.

Offering a hearty 2 for 1 lunch deal, Captain America’s have you covered so you don’t have to be counting coins for your supper.

Now that’s a deal!


2. New Look

new look

There’s nothing more satisfying than getting your clothes for less – being a student that comes in very handy for more dough to head out.

High street retailer New Look understand this more than anyone giving students a nifty 10% off their trendy purchases.

Think about it, new threads and more money to go out – win win people!


3. Topman / Topshop


From one high street heavy weight to another, Topshop and Topman are renowned for their student friendly discounts.

With 10% off in Topshop and an even sweeter 15% off in Topman – you’ve no excuses to cheat your way looking well on a budget.

€2 Diceys on a Tuesday just got a lot more fashionable.


4. McDonald’s 


Ah the golden arches, a place where many a eurosaver meal is had as a student.

But if you’re hungry for more than €2 twisty fries, flash your Student travel card and you’ll get a medium extra value meal for €5.

Yeah, you read that correctly…we’re lifesavers.


5. Headed to the Pictures


There’s numerous deals to be got for your next trip to the cinema.

IMC Cinemas who have chains in Tallaght, Dun Laoghaire, Santry and own The Savoy Cinema will give you a cool €5 for a ticket for Thursday screenings if you book online.

The Odeon Cinema does a 6 deal on Wednesdays while throughout the rest of the week you can get €1 off at off peak times and €2 off during peak times.

Movies at Dundrum run a now legendary student deal where you get a large popcorn, large soft drink and a ticket to a movie all for €10.

If that’s not a bargain, we don’t know what is.


6. GAA tickets

croke park

Fan of hurling and gaelic?

Well then you’re in luck because your student leap card can get you into your favourite matches for a lower price.

Produce your card on entry for a cheaper match experience.

(Subject to availablity.)


7. Student Shop-in


Many stores have student discounts at the ready but how to get the most out of them is heading along to Student Shop-ins.

Jervis Street Shopping Centre along with Athlone Town Centre hold a number of late night shopping events for students which give you extra discounts on top of their usual offerings – giving you more for less.

Filled with food, promotions and blaring tunes, the late night shop-ins are more than finding a bargain – they’re Tinder in real-life.

Go grab a new suit and a date, WINNING!


8. Bus Eireann


There’s major cash to be saved if you’re regular bus user.

Students can save up to 20 per cent off normal adult fares for their journeys.

You can also avail of dedicated student services to various colleges and for one-off student events across the country.

9. Costa Coffee


Look we all know how college exams go, coffee, last minute cramming…and more coffee.

So if you need a caffeine fix to get through your finals than hop on this discount that gives you 10% off any large americano, cappuccino or latte.

You can thank us later., when you calm down from the caffeine.


10. Go Mobile


Your phone is a pretty important piece of technology you need to guide yourself through the minefield of college.

Whether it’s asking your class mate for lecture notes, seeing if your friends are around to meet for lunch in the canteen or trying to rectify your dignity after that night out, a good phone plan is definitely needed.

48 have the best offers in town starting from €10 – helping you cheat at life, one text at a time.


11. Travel Card

student card

A Student Travel Card will save you a few quid if you’re a regular tram user.

If you’re enrolled in either secondary or third level education full-time, you can apply for a student card here.


12. Burrito buzz


The burrito, a staple for any student diet that delivers the majority of your …or well what we like to believe.

Understanding the outcry for the mass need for burrito’s around colleges, mexican jaunts around the country has answered with many a discount.

So if you’re craving a blanket of deliciousness but don’t have the funds, then flash your student card at Burritos and Blues for a burrito and drink for €5.50, the same deal at Boojum or Pablo Picante costs €6.25 and €6.50 at Tolteca.


13. Munster Rugby


If Rugby is more your thing, you can get a student discount for Munster Games.

Just produce that handy Student card at the ticket booth and you’re going in on the cheap.


14. Travel Medical Bureau


The world is our oyster as a student so travelling abroad is given to educate ourselves on our summers off…that’s what we tell our parents anyway.

If you’re jetting off to South East Asia this summer or perhaps heading on an adventure in South America – you’re going to have to get a few small injections.

The Tropical Medical Bureau offer a special discount for students and an even better one if you go in with your buddy.

Friends that get preventive health measures together, are friends that stay together…


15. Specsavers

Kieran Harnett

Staring at a computer screen studying your lecture notes all day in the library can play heavy on your eyes.

So just take the plunge if your eyes are feeling strained and follow in the footsteps of Niall Horan to invest in a pair of specs.

It no longer has to a major expense to get yourself a pair of glasses with Specsavers offering 25% off to students.

You’ll thank us when you’re no longer squinting trying to see people’s faces and they think you’re giving them filthies.


16. Dublin Zoo


While it’s a pricey €17 for an adult ticket to Ireland’s most visited zoo, you can get in for a cool €13.20 if you produce your student card.

Not bad, not bad at all.

17. New shoes

Amy Humberman lauches her Bourbon Shoe Range

As the saying goes, you can tell a lot about a person by their shoes…so if you’re still courting a pair of converse that are talking to people as you walk, you need new set of kicks.

If you’re afraid you won’t have enough budget to grab a new pair of runners or boots, don’t stress as the high street has heard your cries.

Office, Life Style Sports and Aldo offer 10% to students once you flash your travel card.


18. Pizza party


If you’ve been hiding under a rock, Pizza and student life go hand-in-hand together.

Although trying to be somewhat healthy, sometimes it just doesn’t work out like that and you need a quick food fix.

Feeling peckish, Apache offer a 9″ pizza with two toppings, chips and a drink for €5 when you flash your student card.

19. Hair-cut savings

hair trends

Getting your hair on fleek doesn’t have to be an expense anymore with a number of student discounts offered at hairdressers.

Sugarcubed, Peter Mark and Robert Chambers offer a discounted price for students on different days throughout the week.

You’ll be looking on point in no time!


20. Guinness Storehouse


Being a student shouldn’t stop you from checking out some of the country’s best attractions.

Tight on cash but looking for something to do in Dublin with your college buddies than pop along to the Guinness Storehouse.

For €14.50 you’ll get to check out Europe’s best tourist attraction with a Guinness in hand.

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