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April 2017


Benefits of union membership: Travel discounts
Cynthia Eaton


nysut member benefits travel

Summer is right around the corner, and your union membership can help you save money on any travel you have lined up or would like to pursue!

As a member of NYSUT, you have access to NYSUT Member Benefits, which includes discounts on the following:

  • Abenity discounts: The latest program here offers NYSUT members and families access to approximately 290,000 exclusive member discounts across 10,000 U.S. cities, including discounted tickets for entertainment & sporting events; a variety of travel opportunities; and numerous local deals. This program offers a dedicated travel center as well as substantial savings on tickets to the latest blockbuster movies or theater events, theme parks, museums & attractions, zoos, major appliances/televisions, restaurants, groceries, gym memberships, and much more.

  • Car rentals: NYSUT members & family members can save on passenger car rentals from national companies like Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National.

  • Vacations: NYSUT members can also avail themselves of discounts on travel to Orlando, Florida; domestic and international travel; and various cruises.

In addition, since you're a member of the American Federation of Teachers, you can take advantage of a variety of travel and entertainment discounts from AFT Member Benefits, including movie tickets, sporting events, theme park admissions, hotels, vacation rentals, car rentals and much more.

We hope you enjoy these perks of union membership!