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 July 2019


MOTORING & TRAVEL

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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.

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

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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 www.alcosense.co.uk.

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

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Continental tyre discounts
Discounts available on tyres – variable depending on vehicle and specification. Vehicle and tyre specification (size & speed/load rating) details required. Delivery to a business address only or any local Kwik-Fit depot, where fitting arrangements can be made. 

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DFDS Seaways discounts
15% off Dover to France crossings, special 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. Offers not available on selected dates.

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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.

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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.

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

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IAM RoadSmart free test and track day discounts
Free IAM Advanced Driving Test. If successful, annual IAM membership will be required. Discounts on IAM Driving Skills Track Days.

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Kia Affinity Scheme discounts
Typically 17% off the normal retail price of new Kia models. Open only to Guild members for their own use or the use of immediate family members and the vehicle must not be sold within 12 months of purchase. Vehicles available vary according to customer demand, supply and business reasons, so not every Kia model is available under the scheme. 

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My Car Check free vehicle check
Used vehicle checking company My Car Check offers Guild members one comprehensive and one basic check free of charge – information such as if a vehicle has been reported stolen, has been written off or if it is still subject to any finance debt. 

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

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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.

 

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Speed Chills Le Mans discounts
The UK's largest provider of Private Camping at the Le Mans 24 hours and Le Mans Classic offers discounted packages to both events at La Sarthe. The package includes channel crossing, camping and admission into the circuit (if required). Visit www.speedchills.com for more information.

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Stena Line ferry discounts
No across the board discount – applications will be considered dependant on media coverage offered. 

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Total Motor Assist free membership
Complementary 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. 


EQUIPMENT

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Apple discounts
Discounts at media rates (2%-10% depending on product) on up to three Macs, three iPhones, three iPads, three Apple Watches and 10 iPods per calendar year bought for members or their families. Complimentary shipping on orders over £40. Free engraving on all new iPod and iPad models and Mac customisation.

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Honda Connections discounts
20% off Honda products including lawnmowers, hedge trimmers and leaf blowers. 


MOTOR MUSEUMS & VENUES

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

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Brooklands Museum free admission
Free entry during public opening hours

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Goodwood – The Kennels free admission
Free entry to the bar with tables for small groups, family-friendly restaurant and a golf club. Not available during the Festival of Speed or Revival meetings. Details on the facilities are available at www.goodwood.com/estate/the-kennels.

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

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


INSURANCE & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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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 www.footmanjames.co.uk

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

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GOMW free legal advice
Download the Guild legal advice packs. Members can also seek advice from the Secretariat on individual issues via the Legal Helpline which puts them in touch with the Guild solicitor for a free initial consultation.

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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 up to £1m. 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.

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The Right Mortgage and Protection health, life and illness cover
Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection, Life Cover and Critical Illness Cover on a personal/individual basis. They have access to memberships, rates, discounts and offers, some of which aren’t even available from the insurers directly. The Right Mortgage Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. 

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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.

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


PUBLICATIONS

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

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

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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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