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Staff benefits update – 11 July 2018

11 Jul 2018

This week we have offers to celebrate the summer holiday season and the Hotpoint Privilege Club are supporting England with a World Cup-boosted offer

UK breaks

Travel is an award-winning airline that flies to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and European leisure cities. They are now offering University of Manchester staff discounts on their flights. Find out all the details on the discount page. Super Break’s destination of the month is Bruges - a haven for chocolate lovers, beer enthusiasts, culture seeking adventurers and it's a UNESCO world heritage site.  You can also visit our dedicated link for inspiration where you can save on European trips, walking holidays, concert, theatre, shopping and lazy Sunday breaks. Hotel Exclusives have UK breaks from £38pp, European city breaks from £231pp and all-Inclusive holidays from £299pp.


Schools are out for the summer and in celebration Drayton Manor are offering tickets for just £15 just in time for Drayton Manor Park’s Summer Sensation. Customers can join us between Friday, 20 July and Thursday, 9 August for just £15 per person. Bookings must be made 24 hours in advance of arriving at the park. Visit our Drayton Manor page for booking codes and terms and conditions. has offers on West End shows include smash-hit musicals The Book of Mormon, Strictly Ballroom, Dreamgirls, Kinky Boots and 42nd Street as well as The Height of The Storm, Imperium, London's longest running play The Mousetrap and the terrifying The Woman in Black.


To celebrate England’s progress at the World Cup Hotpoint are increasing the discount code on Privilege Purchase Club for you to an extra 20% off now until midnight this Sunday, 15 July. There has been a great feedback on this offer and the savings being made by colleagues! Visit the Privilege Club page for the unique promo code.


The Gym on Portland Street have updated their offers with the DO IT MEMBERSHIP (The Gym Manchester Portland Street Only) - £14.99 & £0 joining fee and the LIVE IT MEMBERSHIP (multi-site membership & added benefits) - £19.98 & £0 joining fee. Visit The Gym page for the online promo codes.

Wellbeing offer

White Rose Beauty College in Manchester is currently working with local organisations and educational establishments to offer a free wellbeing course to staff and students. The initiative behind this is to promote self-care and positive mental health in the workplace. They are offering you the opportunity to take part in their fully funded ITEC Level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies programme. The course lasts for a total of 10-15 weeks, with the following options available to choose from: one evening per week 6.00pm- 9.00pm or one day per week 9.30am-4.00pm. All kit and uniform will be provided complimentary. You are invited to contact Jessica Oates to find out more or book a place. Tel: 0161 236 7181 or email

Wider Wallet

Latest summer holiday related offers include saving 15% off on ABC boat hire, 10% on selected dates with Cornish Holiday Lodges, 7% online and in store with Decathlon, and up to 50% with Eurocamp. It’s easy to register for Wider Wallet.

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