"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.bluedot.gif - 938 Bytes

Barnes& online bookstore. Good prices, plus free standard shipping for UTC employees.bluedot.gif - 938 Bytes

Bridal Dresses
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Sikorsky 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.bluedot.gif - 938 Bytes

Pratt & Whitney Surplus Store
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The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford
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Carnegie Hall, 57th St. & 7th Ave., New York, N.Y.
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Connecticut Forum

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: 860.509.0909bluedot.gif - 938 Bytes

Eye Care
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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

For details, call HomeBenefits at 877.903.0638.


(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
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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 ...


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: Phone: 860.678.4637

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