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Staff benefits update

15 May 2014

The Travel Club / Win free on-campus massage / Theatre discounts / Free prize draw for Ideal Home Exhibition

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The Travel Club

Holiday discounts continue to be very popular, enabling staff to save thousands of pounds each year. To add to the fantastic travel discounts you can access via the locally negotiated discounts and Perkz, you can now join the Travel Club.

The Travel Club is a members only club dedicated to saving you time and money when booking your holidays. Powered by Flight Centre, one of the world’s largest travel companies, you will have access to a huge range of discounted worldwide holiday offers. The Travel Club specialise in quality assured long haul tailor made 4* and 5* holidays, city breaks and tours.

Unlock your Club Perks now!

Membership to The Travel Club is free and takes just 30 seconds.  The registration ensures that you will receive the exclusive offers, flash sales and your £100 voucher off your first holiday booking.

The website is only available to members who will receive access to a personal booking service and benefit from a range of Club Perks, including:

  • Exclusive weekly special offers
  • Quality assured holidays
  • Prize draws
  • Exclusive discounts on lifestyle products
  • Free worldwide 24/7 Emergency Assist Support

What to do next?

Register online at:

Enter your name and email address, and you will then receive an email from The Travel Club confirming your membership. Your unique company code is TC-0011316. 

Win a free on-campus massage

To celebrate the launch of National Massage Day on Friday, 16 May 2014, massage therapist Stephanie Marsh will be giving away a FREE On Campus Massage Treatment via a prize draw! Enter at:

Theatre discounts

For families with young children What the Ladybird Heard is running on 21 and 22 May 2014. Two-for-one offer - £12.00 a pair. Offer includes stalls and circle seating. 

More details at:

The ever popular musical Annie Get Your Gun is on at the Opera House Friday, 16 – Saturday, 24 May. 

For more details of the offer and how to buy an add-on offer of dinner at the Radisson Blu or afternoon tea at the Midland Hotel, go to:

Avenue Q, the winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and Best Score, is coming to Manchester. There is a £20 offer on Best Available Stalls/Circle, valid for 27 to 29 May, 7.30pm shows. (Note recommended age 14+).

For more details, go to:


For all theatre bookings, call the Group Sales Department on 0161 245 6666, quoting University of Manchester.

Free prize draw – Ideal Home Exhibition

It’s your final chance to win one of 50 pairs of tickets to the Ideal Home Exhibition in Manchester at Event City on 6–8 June.

Answer this “difficult” question:

What is a bungalow?

a)      A type of building

b)      A big fluffy character from the Rainbow TV show

Email your answer by 17 May to:


Next week, save money on car hire!