Employee Benefits


When working for VisitScotland you are able to take advantage of a wide range of benefits and discounts in addition to your salary. Here are some of the employee benefits you can receive:


A choice of occupational pension schemes with life assurance. On joining VisitScotland you will have the opportunity to join one of our two defined benefit pension schemes. One is a local government pension scheme and the other is the British Tourist Board scheme.
Generous annual leave entitlement and the facility to buy or sell leave. VisitScotland staff have 25 days annual leave plus 11.5 public holidays, five of which are fixed. You can also buy up to an additional five days annual leave or sell five days back through a monthly salary adjustment.
A family-friendly employer.

We offer enhanced entitlements under our occupational maternity and adoption schemes, we also offer two weeks paid paternity leave.


There is access to an electronic childcare voucher scheme which allows you to make significant savings in the tax and NI on fees you pay for child care.

Employee Discount Scheme, various leisure and holiday discounts. We work with a renowned benefits provider to offer a package aimed at saving you money mainly through discounts from large high street retailers.
Employee health and wellbeing.

After you have been with us for a year, we will automatically enrol you into our Employee Healthcare scheme where you can claim back certain healthcare costs.


Our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) allows you to speak with trained counsellors 24 hours a day about issues effecting your working or professional life.

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