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Member-only discounts

New York Teacher

UFT members can save money by taking advantage of discounts on merchandise and services the union has negotiated on their behalf.


  • Save up to 25% on base car rental rates at Avis, Budget or Hertz.
  • Save up to 40% on qualifying hotels worldwide at, up to 26% with Hotel Engine and up to 8% off select hotels at
  • Save up to 35% on hotels, vacation homes or Disney World and its four theme parks through Orlando Employee Discounts.


Classroom resources

  • Discounts of 15% on arts and crafts and school supplies from Michael’s.
  • UFT members who sign up for the PBS LearningMedia program will receive free access to videos, games, lesson plans and other educational materials for their classrooms.


  • The Calm app for free. You’ll need your NYSUT ID number to access this discount.
  • Up to 40% off an all-access membership at New York Sports Clubs.
  • A complimentary week trial for UFT members at Harbor Fitness at its Bay Ridge, Park Slope and Mill Basin locations. If they join, UFT members are eligible for a discounted membership rate of $25 off monthly or $150 off annually.
  • UFT discounts at MassageEnvy, PulseHIIT and Spa Week.


Corporate Shopping, a new benefit, connects UFT members to more than 250 national retailers offering significant discounts and special offers. These retailers include Costco, Sam’s Club, Walt Disney World, TrueCar auto purchasing, HP, Dell and many more.

View all these member discounts and more on UFT Mobile, the union’s app (available for download in Apple’s App Store or Google Play). You can also view them on the UFT Member Hub under the My Benefits tab or on the UFT website. You must be logged in to access the discounts on both sites.

UFT members can also take advantage of discounts and savings offered by the union’s statewide affiliate, New York State United Teachers, through its Member Benefits Discounts & Deals program. Visit NYSUT or call 800-626-8101 for more information about savings on retail goods, including appliances and furniture; life, pet, auto and homeowners insurance; and more.

See all the discounts available to UFT members.