If your plans for the summer include some well-deserved travel to give you rest and recuperation for the past nine months with your students, here is some help from member benefits to stretch your summer budget. Whether you wish to work in a cruise, take in some major league sporting events, fly east (or west or north or south) to visit relatives, spend some time at a resort (a week or just a few days,) or just save some money while resting up at home on a “staycation”, follow these tips to save some money:
With the Educator Access Discount Program, you can save on hotels, condos and resorts, golf, dining, movies, recreation, and other every-day pleasantries. Go to the IEA Member Benefits website, ieamemberbenefits.org scroll down and click on the picture of the IEA membership card to take you to the Access website. Register with the last 7 digits of your association membership number, your personal e-mail address, and create a password. You only need to register once. Each time thereafter you sign in with your e-mail and password. Spend some time there and explore the hundreds and thousands of discounts available. The site will also show you how to download an app that is GPS friendly and will help you save money wherever you are.
Or…visit NEA Vacations to save on hotels and resorts, airfare, cruises, guided vacations, vacation packages and more. You will also receive “NEA travel dollars” to spend in the future on travel deals from the site.
Or…use TicketsatWork.com to save on tickets to theme parks, Las Vegas and Broadway shows, major city tours, big league sporting events, etc. Contact IEA Member Benefits (1-800-223-6583) for the company code to register on the site and start saving.
Or…visit the NEA Click and Save Program where, after you have registered on the NEA Member Benefits site, you can save on all the above “fun” things you want to do this summer.
To continue to get great advice on all your travel plans, sign up today for the free NEA Travel Newsletter and get the inside scoop on:
- the hottest member-exclusive deals
- the best places to take your next vacation
- tips to make the most of your travel experience
HAVE FUN!!! And remember that your member benefits, because you are an IEA/NEA member, created discounts to make your summer even more enjoyable.