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Staff benefits update

28 May 2015

It’s half term, so time to check out some of the family friendly offers

Hoseasons lodge


Hoseasons offer the widest choice of self-catering holidays in Britain and Europe, with family holiday parks, lodges, boating holidays, city break apartments and luxury villas. The range includes fun packed seaside caravan parks with extensive on site facilities, select clusters of boutique style rustic lodges complete with hot tubs to your very own narrow boat to meander along the waterways.   Hoseasons also offer unbeatable value for short breaks in the UK.   Visit our Hoseasons page or call their friendly sales team on 0844 847 1296 quoting MANU to receive up to 10% discount.

Merlin Group - Madame Tussaud's

Star Wars at Madame Tussauds London is a unique, immersive experience featuring 16 of the most famous heroes and villains in scenes from some of the most iconic moments from the Star Wars universe.  With your Merlin staff discounts you can save 30%.  Find out how to access this offer here!  If you need to access the unique code for Merlin just email  More merlin offers are available here.

Canal boats

Glamping on water is the new thing and you can receive discounts with Star Narrowboat Holidays and Wandering Duck Canal Boat Experiences that won “Tourism Experience of the Year” at Manchester Tourism Awards 2014. 

Theatre and shows

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will conclude its multi record-breaking UK & Ireland Tour at The Lowry in Salford from 3 June to 25 July. For best ticket availability choose midweek matinees and Monday-Wednesday evening performances. have a book best available Upper Circle seats for just £20! Valid for all Monday-Thursday performances until Thursday 18 June.   Click here for the exclusive £20 offer.  The Opera House and Palace have just published their latest What’s On listing all the offers/discounts you can access in the coming months!

Attention cyclists!

Bike Life Project is coming to Manchester on Wednesday, 3 June. Please see the webpage for more details. Free coffee and Danishes on offer! Do spread the word to any fellow cyclists wherever they work or study and don’t forget the next Corridor monthly event is the following day, Thursday, 4 June at RNCM.

Ideal Home Show – free prize draw

Congratulations to all those who won tickets in the Ideal Home Show prize draw.  Hope you all have a great day out!

Perkz – holiday offers & prize draw

It’s your last chance to win the May prize draw with 2 tickets to the British Grand Prix on 5th July 2015 or a Haven holiday for grabs.  For full details of these offers and competitions please visit and select ‘competitions’ from the category menuIf you haven’t registered yet with Perkz contact for the unique code.


Next week there will be a chance to win an iPhone watch – so don’t miss out!

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