Greener travel

Moving to a more sustainable future

Make a move towards greener travel and you could discover great benefits. From everyday errands to great escapes, here are some bright ideas for how you could make your miles more sustainable. You can also find out information on the latest travel offers available.


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Sign up to Octopus Electroverse and get £10 towards charging your electric vehicle. You can use its app to simply tap and pay at more than 380,000 chargers across the UK and Europe. Offer valid from 30 January. By signing up for this offer, you're agreeing to the Barclays offer T&Cs.

Change the way you travel

Is it time to switch to an electric car?

Get ready to embrace electric cars

Interested in embracing electric cars? Here’s Energy Saving Trust’s guide to going electric.

Choose an electric car and you’ll be helping to end reliance on fossil fuels. With no running emissions, you’ll be contributing to cleaner air and healthier towns and cities. 

Lower emission driving

Changing your behaviour behind the wheel could help you save energy (and money too). 

With expert advice from Energy Saving Trust, here are 10 smart ways to help you hone your road skills.

Better still, most of these techniques work whatever you drive, whether it’s a trusty old runabout or the latest electric car.

Electric car charging at home

If you drive an electric vehicle, being able to charge your car at home is a game changer.

How to do it? Via a home chargepoint.

With expert help from Energy Saving Trust, here’s a Q&A to explain how they work and why they could be worth it for you.

Charge! Powering up your electric car in public

How to power up on the go

Planning to get from A to B can be a challenge for electric vehicle (EV) owners. If you’re on the go with your battery running low, you’ll need to recharge – and that can mean finding convenient public chargepoints, allowing time to power up and being able to easily pay.

To help you plan for smoother journeys, here’s a guide with expert help from Energy Saving Trust.

Get active and travel under your own steam

Why travelling on foot or by bike could be the way to go

Not sure what active travel is but interested in finding out more? Discover more from the experts at Energy Saving Trust. 

If you want to live more sustainably, and get fit and save cash too, it’s worth thinking about adding more ‘active travel’ to your daily life. 

What is the Energy Saving Trust?

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation specialising in energy efficiency and energy conservation, and provides support on sustainable energy use.