VIA Rail

CFUW has partnered with VIA Rail Canada to provide our members with a 5% discount every time they travel using VIA Rail. This 5 % discount is for all destinations, and all fare categories, with the exception of the Escape fare, and the Prestige Fare, on the Canadian (Toronto to Vancouver train). This discount applies to both your leisure and business travels. You can have up to 3 people (friends, family, colleagues) travelling with that can also benefit from the discount, as long as you are travelling with them.

To receive the 5% discount the next time you travel with VIA Rail, use the following Discount Code when booking: 811167. You will need to provide proof of CFUW membership (member card) along with photo identification when you pick up your tickets or when you are boarding with an electronic ticket. If you do not have a membership card, you can print one off and fill it out at this link here

If you would like to ensure that you receive this discount every time you travel, simply go online at www.viarail.ca and create a profile. In your profile, you will be asked to select a discount type. Select “corporate rate’’ and enter our six digit corporate number: 811167. Find additional instructions for creating a VIA Rail profile here.

*Please make sure you use the discount every time you travel with VIA Rail. The more your discount code is used the higher our discount will get.

UPS® Members Benefit Program 

Take advantage of the UPS Members Benefit Program and save on a variety of UPS services!  You’ll receive 30% off small package shipments within Canada, to the U.S. and to worldwide destinations, 25% off imports into Canada, discounts starting at 70% off freight shipments, and more.

Visit UPS to get started or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377) Monday-Friday from  8 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST

CARP

A New Vision of Aging, is Canada’s largest and most influential advocacy association for Canadians as we age.  CARP is offering CFUW members a special rate for Membership, including a subscription to Zoomer magazine!

To learn more please click here, select “Join CARP Now!” and choose “Canadian Federation of University of Women” from the drop down menu on the right (“Choose Your Group”).a

Alternatively, you can call 1-800-363-9736 and quote “GDCFUW” to access your discounted rate.

CARP is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization committed to advocating for a New Vision of Aging for Canada, promoting social change that will bring financial security, equitable access to health care and freedom from age discrimination. CARP seeks to ensure that the marketplace serves the needs and expectations of Canadians as they age and provides value-added benefits, products and services to our members. Through our network of chapters across Canada, CARP is dedicated to building a sense of community and shared values among our members in support of CARP’s mission.

To keep up to date with the latest Advocacy efforts of CARP, register today for free – CARP Action Online

The Personal Insurance Company

In an effort to provide benefits that increase the value of your membership in CFUW, CFUW has signed an agreement with The Personal Insurance Company so that our members can buy home and auto insurance at preferred group rates.

Don’t just renew your home or auto insurance, get a quote with The Personal

Insurance premiums vary from one insurer to the next and may change from year to year, so shopping around to compare is the best way to know you’re still getting a good rate. With The Personal, you get exclusive group rates on top of various discounts to help you save even more, including:

  • Up to 15% Multi-Vehicle Discount
    Insure more than one vehicle and save up to 15% on each vehicle’s premium
  • Up to 15% Loyalty Savings
    Switch your auto insurance to The Personal and save up to 15% in Loyalty Savings
  • Up to 15% Security Systems Savings
    You could save up to 15% if your home is monitored by a central alarm system

Shop around for better coverage, service and rates. Start with The Personal, your group insurer.

Get your exclusive group rates!

Lenovo

CFUW members are eligible to save up to 30% off the everyday public web price of Lenovo’s entire product line. Take advantage of great deals on everything you need for your office and home, including all laptops, tablets, desktops, all-in-ones, workstations, servers, and accessories. This includes savings on top products, such as the award-winning ThinkPad laptops and innovative multimode YOGA tablets.

CFUW members also receive free ground shipping on all web orders, monthly limited-time special offers, access to energy-efficient green technologies, and award-winning service and support. Experience the Lenovo difference! For more information and easy ordering, call 1-888-315-7408, ext. 5067 or visit www.lenovo.com/members. Be sure to check the website often – special offers change frequently.

InterCall

CFUW has partnered with West Unified Communications to provide members with special rates for audio and web conferencing through their InterCall service. Toll-free audio conferencing is priced at 3.5 cents per minute and web conferencing at 5 cents per minute. With this pricing you save up to 70% off the standard InterCall rate. To enroll, call 1-800-MEMBERS (800-636-2377) M-F from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET or click here to submit an application online.

Avis

CFUW members always receive up to 25% off your rental when you use AWD# D423500, plus enjoy additional offers like dollars off, a complimentary upgrade, or a free weekend day. With a complimentary membership in Avis Preferred®, you’ll travel better, save time and gain access to exclusive offers. Skip the counter and paperwork at many locations and go straight to your car. Visit avis.com/800members or call 1-800-331-1212 to make a reservation.

Budget

CFUW members always save up to 25% off Budget base rates with offer code (BCD) # D836600, plus get other great offers like dollars off, a complimentary upgrade, or a free weekend day. Plus with a complimentary membership in Budget Fastbreak, enjoy our fastest, easiest rental experience! Visit budget.com/800members or call 1-800-527-0700 to make a reservation.

Webinars and Lifelong Learning

Learn from the variety of speakers and interests groups that the local CFUW Clubs offer- there are over 100 lecture series across Canada.

Be part of the network to support scholarships and fellowships offered to women by local CFUW Clubs and by the national Federation- CFUW Clubs raise close to $1 million annually for scholarships, fellowships and awards to women.

Participate in the series of webinars to be offered this year. The list will be available shortly.

University Faculty Clubs with Overseas affiliations

Four university faculty Clubs with which CFUW is affiliated maintain membership in the Association of College and University Clubs (ACUC) which provides some accommodation privileges overseas.

The four faculty clubs are: University of Toronto; University of Alberta; University of Regina, Queen’s University.

The ACUC (www.acuclubs.org) has a list of 100 Clubs in Canada, the USA, Europe, Australia and Asia which offer reciprocal privileges to members of the four above mentioned faculty clubs. Some of the Clubs listed in the ACUC directory offer overnight accommodation.

The University of Toronto Faculty Club also maintains membership in the International Associate Clubs (www.iacworldwide.com) which offer visitor privileges in 250 Clubs in 40 countries, some of which offer overnight accommodation.

Overseas Accommodation

Country Women’s Associations are located in a number of countries and also offer accommodation for women travelers.

The University Women’s Club in London, England

2 Audley Square, South Audley St., London England W1Y 6DB
www.universitywomensclub.com
There are 22 bedrooms which cater for every individual need, with the choice of single, twin and double rooms. All rooms are equipped with direct-dial telephones, tea and coffee-making facilities and hair dryers. 2nd floor rooms have en suite facilities, television and air conditioning.
For room prices and reservations, visit: www.universitywomensclub.com/reservations

Goodenough Club College in London, England

23 Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AD
club.goodenough.ac.uk
Goodenough Club provides 4 star accommodation which looks over the beautiful Mecklenburgh Square Gardens in the heart of Bloomsbury. It offers you a home from home in London for those wishing to enjoy the best the capital has to offer. The Club occupies five Grade II listed Georgian townhouses with mews which blend the traditional with the modern. The superb location of the Club makes it the perfect place to stay. The Club is part of the educational charity, Goodenough College. Club guests can take advantage of the extensive cultural and academic events taking place at the College. Former residents, alumni, of the College can benefit from discounted rates when they stay at Goodenough Club. Please enter the alumni code on the booking form to access alumni rates.
Book at: club.goodenough.ac.uk/350.html or call +44 (0) 20 7769 4727