GOLDEN WINGS RETIREE CLUB
SPECIAL NOTE FOR RETIREES WHO VIEW THIS PAGE
"Do NOT be intimidated by the lack of the word "retiree" in the writeups under the various categories below. We are coming into our own at UTC and are working to be recogtnized. When you make the call or contact the manufacturers, don't be afraid to let them know you are a retiree."
They're waiting to hear from you.
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Retiree Deals and Discounts
Air Conditioning & Heating
Carrier and Bryant air conditioning and heating systems and products
Rebates available to employees and retirees.
Barnes&Noble.com online bookstore.
Good prices, plus free standard shipping for UTC employees.
Simply Bridal provides handmade, affordable dresses so that every bride can afford the gown of her dreams. Enter SAVEBRIDAL15 at checkout to save 15%.
The Dell Computer employee purchase program is available three times a year (tax time, back to school and end-of-year holidays) to all U.S.-based UTC employees, families, retirees and contractors.
Pratt & Whitney Surplus Store
Check this out. It's open to the public and United Technology employees and retirees.
The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford
Up to 10 percent discount on tickets to performances. Valid for any seating location on all remaining seats; some restrictions apply. When ordering tickets, ask for an “Affinity Discount” as a UTC employee.
Carnegie Hall, 57th St. & 7th Ave., New York, N.Y.
Half-price tickets, free tours of the historic building and free admission to some dress rehearsals.
Also get a 15 percent discount on all Carnegie Hall Gift Shop items by showing some UTC idetification (your yellow retiree card).
Programs at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Four provocative, entertaining, issue-focused forums each season, featuring celebrity and renowned panelists.
10 percent discount on season ticket subscriptions. Identify yourself as a UTC employee when calling for tickets. Phone: 860.509.0909
- Connecticut Opera...20 percent discount for UTC employees on Friday night performances. Certain seating restrictions apply. Phone: 860.527.0713
- Hartford Symphony Orchestra...25 percent discount on tickets to any concert. When you call the Hartford Symphony box office, identify yourself as a UTC employee. Web site:
- TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., Hartford...$10 discount on tickets for UTC-sponsored productions.
- World Affairs Council, Hartford...Programs, discussion series and seminars on international politics, business and culture. Phone: 860) 594-4100 . Web site: http://www.worldaffairs-htfd.org/ . Programs available at member rates(identify yourself as a UTC employee when purchasing tickets)
OSHA Approved Eye Glasses
OSHA Approved Safety Shoes
Good Used Stuff
Pratt & Whitney Surplus Store, East Hartford
Open to the public. UTC employees and retirees get a 10 percent discount, except during special sales events. The discount for computers and related equipment is 20 percent.
Moving / Home Selling and Buying
Employees, retirees, family members and friends can get discounts on all the services needed when moving or when buying, selling or financing a home, as well as moving household goods. The "HomeBenefits @Work Program is offered to UTC employees by Siracusa Moving & Storage and Allied Van Lines, UTC’s relocation provider.
The HomeBenefits@Work Program includes:
Access helpful online move planning resources, cost estimation tools, and home services
- Professional moving services...
Receive corporate discounts from Allied Van Lines. Save more than 65 percent on interstate (state-to-state) moving rates, get significant discounts on intrastate (same state) moves, storage and save 50 percent on in-transit personal property valuation protection, along with interest-free move financing (for up to six months for qualified employees)
- Home buying and selling assistance...
Connect with an agent, get expert advice and receive “RealEstate Rewards.” Get $50 for every $10,000 of home value when you buy or sell a home through the program. For example, buy and sell a $200,000 home and receive $2,000 in cash rewards.
- Home mortgage financing and refinancing...
Get a same day decision, guaranteed closing date and competitive rates, plus a $300 closing-cost award when you close your loan.
- Relocation Resources...
For details, call HomeBenefits at 877.903.0638.
- Mark Twain House & Museum351 Farmington Ave. Hartford...
Guided tours of the 19-room, Tiffany-decorated mansion where Mark Twain raised his family and worked from 1874 to 1891. Employees admitted free; show your badge. Web site: http://www.marktwainhouse.org/. Phone: 860.247.0988, ext. 26.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York...
Employees get free admission through Dec. 31, 2005. The free admission applies to an employee with up to four guests. Employees must present a UTC badge, business card or a copy of this letter.
- New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks, Conn.
Discounted admission for employees and families; must show employee badge
- Science Center of Connecticut, West Hartford...
Free admission for employees only. Includes free employee admission to Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton, and 15 percent discount off a Science Center family membership, which has reciprocity with dozens of other science museums.
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford...
Free regular admission through Dec. 31, 2005, by showing your employee badge.
(The information below for telephones is available for Sikorsky Employees. While it does not apply to Retirees yet, do not be afraid to call and try. Eventually Verizon Wireless will get the message.)
Nextel...18 percent off on service rate plans or promotional; plans, 39 percent off on handsets promotional prices and 20 percent off accessories. The phone number for employees is: 888-756-1002. Rate code is NAUTC_ZZZ. Note: Be sure no activation fee is assessed.
Verizon ...Discounts are available on personal lines with access of $35 and higher. There are two options:(1) 23 percent access discount on plans not in conjunction with a promotional offer and (2)
15 percent access discount when combined with a current Verizon promotion on any eligible service rate plan.
Accessories Discounts: 20 percent off when purchases are done online. Eligible plans include: Digital Choice, America’s Choice and National Single Rate. The Family Share and Flat Rate $14.99 plans are not eligible.
For New Activations and Upgrades Only, Call Verizon Wireless Tele-Sales Team at 1-888-386-4339, M-F 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern time.
If you need to add the UTC discount to your existing line , call the Verizon Wireless Customer Support line at 1-800-922-0204.
Rental...Avis Rent A Car
Check out this link for your Avis discounts
Car Rental Overview
UTC has a preferred global agreement with AVIS to provide car rental services to UTC employees, their parents, children, stepchildren and siblings, as well as to UTC retirees, and consultants/contractors whose expenses are reimbursed by UTC.
UTC Car Rental Program Highlights
1. Reservations for cars should be booked through: UTC's on-line reservation system or your designated Travel Agency;
2. The rates and discounts in this Agreement apply to UTC Entities and the UTC Employees, as defined in section 1.16 of the Agreement, which reads, posses a valid drivers license and are at least 18 years of age, are employees of UTC entities and/or their legally married spouse, are eligible for rate and insurance coverage for both business and personal use.
3. Parents, children, stepchildren, and siblings of employees of UTC Entities of a UTC employee are eligible for all contract terms EXCEPT LDW/CDW insurance, and indemnification provisions as provided (renters should confirm insurance coverage offering with their personal car rental company, personal credit card, or purchase the coverage from Avis).
4. Retirees of UTC Entities are eligible for all contract terms EXCEPT LDW/CDW (Limited Damage Waiver/Collision Damage Waiver) insurance, and indemnification provisions as provided (renters should confirm insurance coverage offering with their personal car rental company, personal credit card, or purchase the coverage from Avis).
The discount vehicle purchase programs vary by make, model, manufacturer and dealer. Some are available only in certain geographic areas. But they all have one thing in common – significant savings made possible by UTC's buying power and special relationship with the auto makers as a highly valued fleet customer. Here are highlights of the programs:
Ford - X Plan and S Plan ...
- UTC Discount...Pre-determined price based on Ford employee price. Prices are noted on the dealer invoice, except for Land Rover and Jaguar. Previously purchased vehicles are not eligible.
- All UTC employees, spouses, and retirees in U.S. and Canada are eligible.
- Eligible Vehicles...New and unused previous model and current model year vehicles. X Plan - Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Volvo, Land Rover and Jaguar. S Plan – Mazda from participating dealers (Must be purchased from dealer stock.) Expiration date: None
- How to get your discount...Log on to: www.fordpartner.com or call Ford at 1-877-975-2600 (US) 1-877-294-7554 (Canada). Provide Partner Code: CP003. Provide additional required information. Receive PIN number. Visit local dealer. Present PIN number. Additional questions? Contact manufacturer
- UTC Discount...Pre-determined price. Examples available on Web site. See dealer for details.
Already purchased vehicles are not eligible.
- UTC employees in the U.S. only (excluding contract employees), and their families are elibible.
Vehicles may be jointly titled/registered in spouse’s name.
- Eligible Vehicles...New and unused cars, UV’s, vans, and trucks by Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Oldsmobile, Saab and Saturn from participating dealers (excluding EV1 Hummer, and med-duty vehicles). Can be factory-ordered or from dealer stock. Check on the expiration date of this feature by calling the number below.
- How to get your discount...Log on to: www.gmsupplierdiscount.com or call GM at 1-800-960-3375. Provide Company Code 838178. Provide additional required information. Receive PIN number. Visit local dealer. Present PIN number. Additional questions? contact manufacturer
- UTC Discount...1 percent below factory invoice.
Already purchased vehicles are not eligible.
- UTC employees and spouses in the U.S.
only are eligible.
- Eligible Vehicles...New Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge vehicles.
From participating dealers.
Expiration date: Dec. 31, 2005
- How to get your discount...Call 1-888-444-4321 or log on to www.dc-rewards.com. Provide Company Code F22252. Receive nine-digit Control Number. Visit your local dealer. Identify yourself as a UTC employee. Present control number. Additional questions? Contact manufacturer
To learn more, contact:
Ford: 1-877-975-2600 (U.S.)...1-877-294-7554 (Canada)
GM: 1-800-960-3375 (U.S. only)
Chrysler: 1-888-444-4321 (U.S. only)
Or, contact Wendy Vitale, UTC commodity specialist for fleet management. E-mail: UT500fleet@corphq.utc.com. Phone: 860.678.4637
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