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Walking, cycling and using public transport can cut your travel costs.

Even if you need to use your vehicle frequently, you can still save money by leaving the car at home occasionally, carpooling with another colleague or driving more fuel efficiently.

Cost-efficient travel options

Depending on where you live and work, options to cut your travel costs include:

The benefits of alternative travel options

The benefits of smarter transport choices can include:

  • reduced travel costs

  • a faster commute

  • staying fit and healthy

  • reduced congestion

  • fewer harmful emissions (such as greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change)

  • better environmental quality in towns and cities (such as reduced traffic noise and air pollution).

Driving safely and fuel-efficiently

The way you drive affects the amount of fuel your vehicle uses. If you drive more efficiently you'll save on fuel costs and also reduce harmful emissions.

Read our tips on driving fuel-efficiently

Driving at sensible speeds not only reduces your fuel consumption, but it also keeps you safer on the road – speed is one of the key factors in vehicle crashes.

Learn how to reduce your risk on the road by driving safely

Flexible work arrangements

You may be able to reduce your travel to and from work through flexible working arrangements, including:

  • flexi-time
  • compressed working
  • working from home.

Such arrangements give you options around how and when you work, contribute to reducing your need to travel, and provide you with the flexibility to avoid travelling at peak hour.

Read more about flexible working arrangements