Member benefits

Family

Members can access cashback on shopping and save on family insurance

UNISON members can shop online with UNISONrewards.com and earn cash back savings.

There are hundreds of online retailers to browse, like B&Q, Argos and Tesco, so you won’t be short on choice.And you can now earn cashback at new partner retailers Clarks and National Express!

Whether you’re on the hunt for the perfect present, shopping for groceries or looking for a last minute bargain, make sure you’re logged into UNISONrewards.com.

Your membership entitles you to free and exclusive access today. There’s even a free £10 Welcome Bonus for joining! (Terms and conditions apply)

Why miss out on cashback on your everyday shopping? Join free today at UNISONrewards.com

UNISONrewards

Straightforward insurance for when life gets unexpectedly complicated.

Financial back-up for you and your family when you need it most.

“The policy that I did take out … was a huge asset to us and I would recommend it to anybody I know” – Geoffrey, 66, Peterborough

UNISON is an introducer appointed representative of UNISONProtect who arrange all cover and are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Unison Protect

 

Travel

Members can access cheap holidays and enjoy UNISON's own Croyde Bay resort in Devon

UNISON Travel Club offers members of UNISON access to a wide range of exclusive offers on holidays and cruises.

As an approved partner of UNISON, you can be assured of great quality exclusive deals, which will genuinely save you money, as well as an excellent level of service from knowledgeable travel experts.

Whether you want to beat the British weather, beat the crowds or beat a path to the beach, we’ve got the perfect getaway for you. We have a huge range of amazing holidays to all your favourite holiday hotspots ­ and to plenty of dream destinations too.

There’s something for every taste and budget including family deals and indulgent escapes, cruises and city breaks, and much, much more.

Our Travel Experts have a whole world of holiday deals at their fingertips and will make it easy for you to choose, plan and book your perfect holiday ­ and to find the very best deals too. 
Contact us now to start planning your next holiday.

Happy Holidays!

UNISON Travel Club

UNISON owned and operated Croyde Bay Resort, in North Devon, offers 15% off any holiday or short break for UNISON members, rising to a huge 50% off for low paid UNISON members.

The resort features a modern 56 bedroom hotel as well as self-catering cottages and summer chalet b&b rooms.

The brilliant location next to the fabulous Croyde Beach, matched with top quality 4* rated accommodation, lots of free facilities and a super friendly welcome, have all contributed to Croyde Bay Holiday Resort winning a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the last 3 years!

This popular surfing mecca has a well-earned reputation with all age groups and makes a great base for exploring all that beautiful North Devon has to offer, on land and sea.

Check out the holiday possibilities 

Motoring

Members can access discounts on car insurance, breakdown cover, and on new and used cars

UNISON members have saved money on car insurance with LV= using their membership discount.

LV= have worked with UNISON members for many years as a trusted provider of discounted car insurance.

Their car insurance has the highest quality cover – rated 5 Star by Defaqto for the fourteenth year running. With an exclusive discount for UNISON members, why not try them for a quote today at LV.com/UNISON.

LV= also now offer multi car insurance. Insure more than one car with us and you could save even more on your car insurance. You can add up to 6 cars and 12 drivers on one policy, with each car getting the UNISON member discount. You can add all cars at the same time, schedule some for later or add them in afterwards. (All cars need to be registered at the same address.)

That’s not all, LV= also offer motorbike, caravan and classic car insurance to UNISON members and existing car customers could save up to 15% when they buy over the phone.

Find out more about products from LV=

Vauxhall Partners offers you and your family exclusive discounts on new Vauxhalls.

Tired of those MOT and repair bills and want to update your old car? Or lucky you, are you ready to buy your very first car? Wherever you are in life, Vauxhall has the car for you and what’s even better you can get it for less than you think.

Want a small car? Try hands free parking with a Corsa, or get all the gear with a smart colour coordinated ADAM. Fancy an SUV? Be life ready in a Mokka and if you need more space for the family, then try a seven-seater Zafira Tourer. Better still, now you can also experience New Astra, European Car of the Year 2016. If you join Vauxhall Partners you and your family can benefit from exclusive discounts on all of these cars*.

Who’s eligible? You, and all of these family members can benefit: Partner or Spouse, Parents, Step-parents, Brothers, Sisters, Step-brothers/sisters, Children and step-children.

We also offer discounts on Genuine Vauxhall Accessories and with our service plans from as little as £15 per month* so with Vauxhall you really can make the cost of motoring more affordable.

Straightforward insurance for when life gets unexpectedly complicated.

Financial back-up for you and your family when you need it most.

“The policy that I did take out … was a huge asset to us and I would recommend it to anybody I know” – Geoffrey, 66, Peterborough

UNISON is an introducer appointed representative of UNISONProtect who arrange all cover and are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Vauxhall partners

With breakdown cover from approved provider LV= Britannia Rescue you have access to over 3,000 breakdown professionals to get you moving again.

UNISON members get discounts on their three levels of cover. Choose from Standard cover for £61, Comprehensive cover (including home assistance) for £72, or Deluxe cover (includes European cover) for £103.

Add personal cover to cover you and your partner in any privately owned vehicle in the UK if one of you is with it when the breakdown occurs and you are there when they arrive to assist for just £30.

LV= Britannia Rescue

UNISON Drive can supply any car, new or used, from any manufacturer.

All cars come thoroughly checked, serviced and guaranteed plus delivery direct to your door. With a fair price for any part exchange and some of the best finance deals available, it couldn’t be easier, For a free no-obligation quote call 0845 122 6923 or visit unisondrive.org.uk.

UNISON Drive

Wellbeing

Members can save money on trips to the dentist and opticians

We’ve got you covered for money back on everyday health expenses such as trips to the dentist and opticians plus a wide range of therapy treatments like physiotherapy, chiropody and many other cash-paying benefits.

Pre-existing conditions are covered on most benefits and there’s no age limit to join or to stay on cover. Get peace of mind knowing health and dental bills for your family are taken care of with this low-cost plan, plus there’s free cover for up to 5 children too.

Feel free to call us on Freephone 0800 037 0753 with any questions you may have about joining the UNISON Health Plan or switching from a similar scheme.

Built on a passion for the optical profession and a drive for unparalleled customer service, Vision Express take vision seriously.

As a UNISON member, you are entitled to a free eye test, including retinal photography, when spending £50 in store, but even if you don’t meet the minimum spend the eye test is still only £15.

You can save £30 when buying a complete pair of glasses and get 10% off non-prescription sunglasses too.

If you are more suited to contact lenses or you want to give them a try, you can take advantage of a 3 month supply of soft disposable contact lenses, free of charge when joining our Direct Debit scheme.*

We’ll allow a friend or family member to benefit from every one of these discounts as well, so let those closest to you receive the expert eye care they deserve.

Visit Vision Express to download vouchers for yourself and a friend or family member today.

Vision Express

Money

Members can save money on trips to the dentist and opticians

Helping you secure your financial future.

We can help you resolve financial issues whatever your circumstances or stage in life, from buying your first home and protecting your family, to boosting your pension and paying for long-term care. The advice we provide is practical, affordable and specific to you and could improve your financial situation.

Call 08000 85 85 90 or email appointments@lighthousefa.co.uk to arrange a complimentary, no-obligation appointment with one of our professional financial advisers.

We are one of the largest providers of expert financial advice in the UK with over 140 advisers across the country, so there’s bound to be one near you.

Lighthouse Financial Advice

Did you know as a UNISON member you can earn unlimited cash back on your everyday shopping at a wide range of major retailers?

Shopping online or in-store, you’ll get great benefits with the UNISON Prepaid Plus Cashback card. Earn up to 6% cash back at big-name retailers, including Sainsbury’s, ASDA and Boots. The cash back is unlimited so there’s no minimum spend or cap – you’ll earn cash back on every penny you spend.

Plus it’s great for budgeting, unlike a credit or debit card you load with money before you use it rather than paying for it afterwards so there’s less chance of getting carried away.

Don’t just take it from us…

“I have been a UNISON member for 21 years and fully support incentives that UNISON recommends to the membership. The prepaid plus card is fantastic and I have found it a very useful way of keeping control of my finances…I am recommending UNISON Prepaid Plus to my members.” – Prepaid Cardholder, UNISON Prepaid Survey 2014

Don’t miss out on unlimited cashback on your everyday shopping! Sign up for your card – visit UNISONprepaid.com

The UNISON Prepaid Plus Cashback Card is arranged by Union Income Ltd, a membership benefits partner of UNISON.

UNISON Pre-paid cash back card

Straightforward insurance for when life gets unexpectedly complicated.

Financial back-up for you and your family when you need it most.

No medical questions, if you’re a UK resident within the age limits, you’re guaranteed to be accepted for all our plans, provided by trusted partner UNISON Protect:

All three are underwritten by Advent Insurance PCC Ltd – UIB Cell

Underwritten by AIG Europe Ltd

Underwritten by Scottish Friendly Assurance Society Limited

“The policy that I did take out … was a huge asset to us and I would recommend it to anybody I know” – Geoffrey, 66, Peterborough

UNISON is an introducer appointed representative of UNISONProtect who arrange all cover and are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Terms and conditions apply.

UNISON Protect

UIA Mutual offers great value, low cost insurance to UNISON members and their families.

Discover why over 38,000 UNISON members protect their homes with us

Our value for money home insurance includes, as standard:

  • Interest-free direct debits (spread over 10 months)
  • No fees to amend your policy
  • Alternative accommodation for family and pets if needed
  • Cover for damage caused by subsidence
  • Alternative accommodation for family and pets if needed

Plus, we are rated 9/10 on Trustpilot

Get a quote, or for more information

Alternatively call us on 0800 66 88 55 to talk to our UK based call centre agents from 8.30am to 8pm Monday to Friday
As a mutual company we are owned by our policyholders. This helps us to keep premiums low, pay genuine claims and employ highly trained staff to give you the best possible service.

UIA Home Insurance

Be energy smart – switch your gas and electricity using Union Energy’s free and 100% impartial price comparison service and you could save more than your annual union subs.

Your Personal Projection will have every single domestic tariff available to you in your area based on all the suppliers in the retail energy market*. We are the only price comparison service run by trade unionists for trade union members and we get no fees from energy suppliers.

Between 16 March and 14 May 2016 members saved an average of £216 off their energy bills. Visit Union Energy or call 0800 094 9039 quoting UNISON.

Union Energy

Legal

Members can access legal services for employment-related and non-work issues at no extra cost

There for you, UNISON’s welfare charity

Members can access UNISON's charity, There for You

Members experiencing financial and emotional difficulties can contact our welfare charity, There for You, which provides a confidential advice and support service for members and their dependents.

To use our services, you need to be a current member of UNISON. Our help can also extend to your partner and immediate dependents. Or, a partner of a member who has died can apply in their own right. If you’re not sure if you are eligible just speak to one of our staff.

At a glance we provide:

  • Financial assistance to suit a range of circumstances
  • Debt advice for when paying your debts has become a major worry
  • Wellbeing breaks covering a range of situations such as a long period of ill-health
  • Information and practical support on a wide range of subjects. Our service is completely confidential.

There for You