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Staff benefits update – 12 October 2017

12 Oct 2017

There are some family friendly offers to help with half term, opportunities to enjoy savings on European Christmas markets with Super Break and save 15% with Cycle Surgery


The University provides you with free access to UniDiscounts (accounts we have locally arranged for you) and Wider Wallet.

Wider Wallet is a private discount and benefits package that you have privileged access to.  If you haven’t registered for your free membership yet, you can sign up here.  Existing users will have noticed that the landing page for Wider Wallet has been improved to make it easier for you to see instant and cashback offers.

This month you can save 20% on the Harry Potter Warner Bros Studio Tour! Buy now and book your place on this popular family attraction!  Other pick of the month offers include:

7% at Decathlon (in-store and online)

10% on Eurostar breaks

7% with First Choice

20% discount on over 1,600 Virgin Experience days

Half term

With 32 venues to choose from, there’s plenty of fun to be had at a Merlin Entertainments attraction this year.

Attractions include Alton Towers Resort, LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort, Chessington World of Adventures Resort, THORPE PARK Resort, Madame Tussauds London, Warwick Castle, LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Manchester, the Dungeons, SEA LIFE, Blackpool attractions and many more. You can save up to 40%!

This October visit the UK’s must do family Spooktacular event for Halloween at Alton Towers. Families can enjoy four live shows with song, dance and stories, our dancing flashmob of ancestors plus ride over 20 attractions at dusk! With spooks, frights and thrills for everyone! On selected dates in October, the Theme Park becomes home to Halloween, remaining open until 9pm so you can enjoy your favourite rides in the dark plus loads of extra entertainment. For spooky young visitors, there are live shows and our famous freaky four to meet, whilst older families will enjoy our House of Monsters maze and Freak Show scare zone. For the bravest, dare you enter our terrifying scare mazes…!

Super Break

Treat yourself to a Christmas market break in the UK & Europe or enjoy Jersey at your leisure with a cultural and adventurous Super Break. Visit the Super Break page to access all offers!

Cycle surgery

You can now enjoy savings of 15% with Cycle Surgery. Whether you go in-store or online you’ll find the support that you need, from information on the latest products and offers to expert technical advice on servicing, maintenance and repairs. Every one of their 30 nationwide stores is staffed with dedicated enthusiasts who know the area, know the customers and know bikes. The same discount code also covers Cotswold Outdoor, Snow & Rock and Runners Need. Visit the Cotswold Outdoor page for more details.

Everton FC

They are offering all UoM staff, family and friends discounted tickets again. The next game is Everton vs Watford on Sunday, 5 November at 4.30pm.  You can access tickets for Adults £30 and Juniors £15. If you’re interested email quoting University of Manchester.

Keep up to date with all your benefits and discounts via Staff benefits.