Are you under 30 years of age and live in Madrid? Then it can be cheaper for you live in Madrid. There are great perks for young adults under 30 in Madrid. These include incentives to do business, discount cards and loyalty programs tailored for this age group.
The first perk is Carné Joven, which basically means a Youth Card.The Carné Joven offers under 30 year olds multiple discounts and services both in the Province of Madrid, rest of Spain as well as in more than 37 European countries. You can apply if you are between 14 and 30 years old and reside in the Province of Madrid. The Youth Card is free and valid until you turn 31.
What are the perks of the Madrid Youth Card?
The perks or benefits of Madrid Youth card holders include discounts and advantages in many commercial and institutional establishments. These include transport, accommodation , cultural activities, training, leisure centers, travel, shopping, cinemas and theaters, bars, restaurants and sport activities. Discover all the discounts and advantages of Madrid´s Carné Joven here You can also download their App on your phone.
Teatro Real Ticket Discounts:
Youth under 30 can benefit from a € 19 flat fee for opera shows for tickets at the Spanish Royal Theatre (Teatro Real).The tickets can be redeemed from 4:00 p.m. on the day of the performance, and two hours before the performance on Sundays and holidays. Tickets are not transferable. In order to access these reductions, you must present your ID Document or other official accrediting document. These last minute tickets can only be purchased in person at the ticket office. You can only buy one ticket per person. Find out more info here.
Tarjeta Joven Carrefour:
At Carrefour, they discount the VAT for purchases of fresh products if you are under 30 years old. The fresh products include butchery, fishery, bakery, pastry shop, fruit & vegetable,delicatessen,cheese, eggs and cooked dishes.In additiona,Tarjeta Joven Carrefour holders can get discounts through the Carrefour Travel Agency as well as their Club Carrefour benefits (4% discount in CEPSA, 5% discount in Orange, 5% discount in Alain Afflelou etc etc). Get more information here.
Carné Joven Europeo (European Youth Card)
The Carné Joven Europeo (European Youth Card) is similar to Carne Joven above. If you are under 30 years of age, your transport tickets, accommodation, cultural activities, leisure and many of your purchases will be cheaper or free, as well as having access to advantages, opportunities and benefits, both in Spain and in most European countries. Download all the discounts here .
NEWS BREAK: General discounts for the season of 2018/19 – After extending the age to enjoy last minute tickets of € 1 to under 30s,the Choir and Orgestra have been able to extend the days including the discount on Sunday tickets. All adults under 30 years old can buy the Last Minute tickets at the box office 30 minutes before the concert (offer subject to availability). These are tickets for the Symphonic Cycle in concerts on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and in zones C and D (grandstand). For the Satellites Cycle the assigned areas must be consulted the same day of the concert. Obtain more details here.
Urban Public Transport Flat Fee for Madrid Youth:
Are you less than 26 (therefore still under 30) studying in the Province of Madrid?If so, congrats! The Madrid transport pass now has a fixed flat cost of 20 euros for those under 26!This means they give you the possibility of moving throughout the region of Madrid as well as its network of buses, subway and commuter trains without additional expenses. Check out more info here.
In addition,the local government is incentivising businesses and companies to employ under 30s. Therefore the other perk is an employment opportunity just for being under 30 years of age. If you want to see additional details of discounts for under 30 year olds in Madrid, read this eloquent article by ROOSTERGNN here.
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