Guild members are entitled to a range of benefits, special offers and discounts aimed at making life as a motoring journalist easier and more cost effective. For more details and to find out how to apply for benefits see the benefits page in the member's-only section.

Updated November 2018

Cars and motoring


AA free membership (full UK members only)

Free top-level membership providing Roadside, Relay, Home Start and Stay Mobile cover for you as the driver or passenger in any vehicle.



AlcoSense breath testing kit discount
25% off a breath testing kit (applies to one model per customer). For more information on the product range visit



CAP HPI Auto Data free vehicle check
50% discount on HPI Checks to cover outstanding finance, vehicle damage, security, document and valuation checks.



Continental tyre discounts
Discounts available on tyres – variable depending on vehicle and specification.



Falken tyre discounts
Discounts available on 400 different sets and patterns of summer, all-season and cold weather tyres for passenger car and SUV applications. The amount of discount will depend on the tyre choice and availability. Tyres will be delivered to the nearest Micheldever-supplied tyre fitting centre. There will be an extra charge for fitting.



Fuel Card Services discount card
Complimentary fuel card offering up to 5p per litre saving on average prices, and up to 10p per litre on motorway prices, plus two weeks free credit and MPG tracking and recording to ensure expenditure is HMRC compliant.



Holden Vintage and Classic discount
10% off all motoring parts, clothing and accessories



Total Motor Assist free membership
Multi-car cover for you and your family providing UK-wide roadside recovery worth £175 after an accident, car repairs without paying insurance excess, like-for-like replacement vehicle, private healthcare if you are injured, specialist legal support and a 24 hour seven day a week helpline. 

Driver training

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IAM RoadSmart free test
Free IAM Advanced Driving Test. If successful, annual IAM membership will be required.



Apple discounts
Discounts at employee rates on up to three Macs, three iPhones, three Apple Watches and 10 iPods per calendar year with complimentary shipping on orders over £40. Free engraving on all new iPod and iPad models and Mac customisation.

Car hire


Avis car rental discounts
Up to 25% discount, depending on availability, off the cost of car rental in the UK and Europe.

Motor museums and venues


British Motor Museum free admission
Free admission to the museum at Gaydon, Warwickshire



Brooklands Museum free admission
Free entry during public opening hours



Goodwood – The Kennels free admission
Free entry to the bar, family-friendly restaurant and a golf club. Not available during the Festival of Speed or Revival meetings. Details on the facilities are available at



Haynes International Motor Museum free admission
Free entry to the museum at Sparkford, near Yeovil, Somerset.



National Motor Museum free admission
Free entry to the museum, Palace House and Abbey ruins.




DFDS Seaways free crossings and discounts
15% off Dover to France crossings, Dover to France three-day return for £54, 10% off Newcastle to Amsterdam, and a two for one deal on a Newcastle to Amsterdam mini cruise.



P&O Ferries
No standard concession - each journalist’s application treated on the media coverage potential. Routes: Dover-Calais, Hull-Rotterdam and Hull-Zeebrugge.



Purple Parking airport parking discounts
10% off parking at all UK airports where Purple Parking or Meteor Parking operate including Purple Longstay at Heathrow and a 15% discount on off-airport parking.



Stena Line ferry discounts
50% discount on Irish sea and North Sea Harwich-Hook of Holland routes - crossings subject to availability.

Insurance and professional services 


Footman James insurance discounts
Tailored policies at special rates on Classic Car, Classic Motorcycle and Kit Car insurance as well as Modern Cars, Modern Motorcycles, House and Contents insurance. More details on all policies at



Hagerty insurance discounts
Up to 15% discount on annual premiums for classic and collectors' car insurance, with UK and EU breakdown cover included.


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GOMW free legal advice
Download the Guild legal advice packs. Advice on individual issues is available via the Legal Helpline Administrator, which may include the services of the Guild's own solicitor at no cost to the member.



Imaging Insurance discounts
Up to 12.5% off writers' indemnity insurance, covering negligence, libel and slander, unintentional infringement of copyright, joint venture liability and unintended breach of confidentiality. Journalists policy for writers and photographers based at home, including compensation for loss or damage to buildings and equipment. Liability insurance covering attendance at public events.



The Right Mortgage and Protection health, life and illness cover
Preferential rates and offers on private health insurance, life and critical illness cover, income protection, whole of life cover and mortgages.



TWD Accountants discounts
Discounted first year price on the provision of accounting services, such as annual accounts and tax returns, small business advice and the offer to deal direct with HM Revenue & Customs. Discounted fee £180 fixed until 2019 (normal rate £299 including VAT) which can be paid in interest-free intalments.



Towergate Camerasure insurance discounts
40% off insurance rates for professional photographers, videographers and cameramen.



Diesel Car subscription discounts
£18 for six issues or £30 for 12 issues to any UK address. Includes ECO CAR supplement.



Motor Sport discounts
20% off all items in the Motor Sport shop, except the photo store.



Veloce book discounts
50% off books bought directly from Veloce online or by phone. This discount cannot be used in association with any other offers, limited editions, special bindings and non-Veloce products.

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