Avanti Traveller

Our members only scheme with special privileges which include priority parking, complimentary First Class travel and free drinks.

Avanti Traveller

It is no longer possible to make Avanti Traveller free weekend travel bookings online.
Please call the Avanti Traveller booking team on 0333 000 2324 to make your booking.

Membership and extensions

Avanti Traveller memberships are valid for 12 months from the date your invite was accepted, and memberships are not being extended at this time. We completely understand why some members may find this disappointing. However, as a safe and responsible train operator, we are running your Avanti Traveller scheme in a manner that is fair, consistent and sustainable for everyone.

To continue to offer the best service to our Avanti Traveller members, no new memberships are currently being accepted.

How to book free First Class tickets with Avanti Traveller

Once you’re ready to book, just call the Avanti Traveller booking team on 0333 000 2324 to make your reservation.

Lines are open:
 0900 – 1700 Monday to Friday.

And, remember – carry your valid Avanti Traveller membership card with you when you travel.
For membership and account queries please call the dedicated Avanti Traveller team on 0333 000 2324.

What are the perks of Avanti Traveller?

Free First Class weekend travel

You and a partner can enjoy free First Class travel on the weekends. Whether you’re shooting up to Scotland for a city break or hitting the Lakes for some much-needed greenery, get your trip off to a great start with our First Class service. Plus, kids can join you for as little as £10 each, and under-fives travel absolutely free. Tickets are subject to availability and can be booked until 6pm the day before travel.

Priority parking

When you’re in the club, the First Class treatment doesn’t just apply to your time on the train. Get priority parking at selected stations across our network, so you’ll always have peace of mind when it comes to parking. Great for when you’re tight on time. Simply put your Avanti Traveller parking sticker in your window and pay for your parking as you normally would. Reserved Avanti Traveller parking bays can be found at the following stations:

  • Birmingham International - 12 spaces
  • Carlisle - 5 spaces
  • Crewe - 8 spaces
  • Lancaster - 5 spaces
  • Macclesfield - 1 space
  • Rugby - 5 spaces
  • Runcorn - 5 spaces
  • Stafford - 10 spaces
  • Stoke-On-Trent - 4 spaces
  • Warrington Bank Quay - 4 spaces

Priority seating

You’ll always have a seat reservation on any Pendolino train to and from London Euston along the West Coast Main Line. Avanti Traveller members are given special priority seating in coach K of our First Class section. So, even when you’ve booked in a hurry, you’ll still end up sitting pretty.

Complimentary drinks

Start the experience early with complimentary drinks in our First Class Lounge at London Euston for you and your travelling companion. Show your Avanti Traveller card and First Class tickets when you arrive at the lounge and you can enjoy any drink (excluding champagne and premium spirits) on the house. Just try not to get too comfortable – you have a train to catch!

How to re-qualify for Avanti Traveller

If you’re an existing Avanti Traveller Member and you continue to book your tickets through our website or app, you can be invited to renew your Avanti Traveller membership. This means you can either:

Make the equivalent of eight First Class return journeys – so either eight return tickets, 16 single tickets or a mix, such as six returns and four singles. All journeys must be made within 90 consecutive days to qualify.

Spend at least £5,000 on First Class or Standard tickets over the course of 12 months.

Journeys booked for another person do not qualify for Avanti Traveller. All journeys must be travelled by the same person to qualify for membership.

Which train tickets qualify?

Within a 90 day period:

First Class Anytime return tickets at a value of £100 or more
First Class Anytime single tickets at a value of £50 or more
Advance First Class single tickets worth £70 or more


Within 12 months:

First Class or Standard tickets worth at least £5,000

All journeys must be made with Avanti West Coast on the West Coast Main Line. They should be booked separately from other train operators.

If you re-qualify, you’ll get an email from us inviting you to renew your Avanti Traveller membership within two weeks of your expiry date.

If you’re a season ticket holder

You may be able to re-qualify for Avanti Traveller. You must hold a valid First Class Season ticket worth:

£3,000 or more for a 3 month Season ticket
£4,000 or more for a 6 month Season ticket
£7,000 or more for an annual Season ticket

You will need to scan a copy of your Season ticket and your National Rail photo card, then send them to us at Avanti Traveller, PO Box 100, Blackburn, BB1 3BW.

Avanti West Coast reserves the right to invite frequent customers at our own discretion. Terms & Conditions apply.

Booking free First Class leisure travel

You can book your tickets by calling the Avanti Traveller booking team on 0333 000 2324. Lines are open from 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday. Please be sure to have your membership details on hand when you call.

Get in touch.

To get in touch with one of your team you can:

Call our Avanti Traveller membership services team on 0333 000 2324 (lines are open 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday).

Email us at: traveller@avantiwestcoast.co.uk

Lost or broken cards

We can help. Call our Avanti Traveller Membership services team on 0333 000 2324 (lines are open 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday).