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Reward & Benefits

Voluntary Living Wage

We believe in paying a fair wage, which is why we are committed to paying the Voluntary Living Wage as the minimum pay rate for permanent members of staff.

Annual Discretionary Bonus Scheme

We like to reward our staff for their hard work towards the growth of our company. Every quarter if the company has exceeded its NPS targets for the preceding quarter, all eligible staff receive a bonus.

Annual Leave

All new starters receive 22 days' holiday plus the normal bank holidays.

One extra day is awarded after two years' service and a further 2 extra days after five years' service to a maximum of 25 day's holiday plus the normal bank holidays.

Death in Service

All permanent members of staff are covered by a Death in Service benefit from commencement of service which is 4 x basic salary.


We will automatically enter employees into a pension scheme which is currently 4% contribution by Great Rail Journeys and 4% contribution by the employee. The is also an enhanced contribution option.

Company Sick Pay

After completing six months' permanent employment with the Company, in the event that employees are absent from work due to sickness, the Company pays full basic salary up to 7 working days in any rolling 12-month period.

Travel Industry Benefits

As a staff member of Rail Discoveries you will have the opportunity to take advantage of a range of travel benefits, full details of what discounts and other benefits are available will be advised when you join.