Discounts for U3A members
Additions to the list of stores and services below depends almost entirely on members negotiating and informing us of them. Please note that in order to provide members with information of worthwhile discounts, there is now a policy of only listing offers of at least 5% off normal charges.
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1. The fact that a supplier of goods or services appears in this list does not mean that they are recommended or endorsed by the committee. They are listed solely because they are offering a discount to U3A members.
2. U3A cannot vouch for the professional or trade qualifications of suppliers.
3. Neither the Committee nor the Webmaster accept any responsibility for problems that may occur with the purchase of any product or service and Moraira-Teulada U3A shall not be held liable for any such problems. However, any complaints received from members will be investigated and, if the supplier is found to be at fault, that supplier may be removed from the list.
You must be a fully paid-up member of the Moraira-Teulada U3A to obtain these discounts and your current Membership Card will be requested, and must be shown, before any order is placed. It is often impossible for companies to refund money once items have been ordered.
|All the services and businesses offering us discounts were contacted in March 2012 in order to ascertain whether they are still in existence and are still providing us with their stated discount. If you notice items missing from this page that were previously included, it is because those businesses have either closed down or did not reply to our enquiries.|
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under the heading "Car Repairs, Servicing, etc"
Alicante airport parking facility is recommended by one of our members. To U3A members, they are offering a once only (for first time booking) 10% discount on yearly contracts. (Renewals will be charged at the original price.) When making a booking, in the "remarks" field, state that you are a U3A member and you must show your valid U3A membership card when parking for the first time. A shuttle bus service is included in the price. For further details, see their website at Lowcostparking.es or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also telephone for information: 96 644 2883
- REFLEXOLOGY - Michelle Lodge is a reflexologist qualified in the Ingham Method. She is also qualified to administer Reiki. She is based in Benitachell. Treatments normally cost 35 euros for a one hour session and 20 euros for 30 minutes. She will give our members a discount of 15%. Michelle is recommended by one our members and she can be contacted on tel 633 725 667 or by email at email@example.com. Her website is at www.milo-holistic.com
- Toldos Alchemy established in Calpe since 1992. All types of awnings (with or without motors), mosquito blinds for doors and windows, interior blinds and guttering. Repairs to roller shutter blinds including cords, slats, cables, and conversions to motor. 5% discount to U3A members. Call Tony Bowers on 96 583 1272 or 659 464 992. Website: www.toldosalchemy.com
- Kidease has opened a branch of their 10 year old company in Calpe. They rent out all kinds of baby and toddler equipment to holiday makers and Costa Blanca residents (push chairs, cots, prams, stair gates, car seats, strollers etc). All their equipment meets all EU safety standards and is all cleaned and checked twice between rentals. They deliver, install and then collect at the end of the rental period at any time, day or night, 24 hours a day,7 days a week. There are no delivery charges or deposit to pay and all prices quoted include IVA. They are offering a 20% discount to U3A members. Website: www.kideasenurseryhire.com
Tel: 965831516 and 674316438
email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- See also The Hire Shop under the heading DIY below.
- Jill Cole, who is based in Benitachell, is qualified in the ancient art of Zahra Sugaring, an alternative hair removal process using natural products. She is also qualified in Indian Head Massage, Facials, Hopi Ear Candles, Eyelash and Eyebrow tinting and she is offering U3A members a discount of 20% off her normal list prices. For example, her normal prices vary from 5 euros for an eyebrow tint (for which a first time tinting test is required 24 hours prior to appointment) to 32 euros for a full leg, bikini line & under-arms hair removal. Tel Jill on 96 649 4257 or email email@example.com for further information and appointments.
- Kelly Beardsley offers a full range of beauty treatments, manicures, pedicures, facial massage, waxing, eye lash and eye brow treatments and spray tanning. She will give members a 10% discount on all of her services. Telephone Kelly on 650 698 342 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Her salon is situated in Moraira next to the BBVA Bank roundabout. Press buzzer 1B
- The Bed Centre, Calpe, is located in centro commercial biblos along the coast road just this side of Calpe. http://www.thebedcentre.com. Tel: 96 583 6814. Tony and Lucy are offering U3A Members 10% discount on their purchases. You must show your U3A membership card to get the discount, and it's always a good idea to ask the price of what you're interested in first!
- Bodega Blasco in Teulada offers 10% discount on wine cases to all U3A members on production of membership card. It is situated at Polígon Industrial, Teulada, Calle Cristal.lr 14. behind the petrol station. We are informed that this Bodega has a wide range of popular wines which, with discount, are generally cheaper than same brands in supermarkets.
- Bookworld: 10% discount except on "Sale" or "Discount Offers". Please present membership card BEFORE the assistant enters the details in the till.
- M&S building and property maintenance services
Contact: Stephen 652 179 232 or Mark 695 792 348. No obligation quotes for any job, no matter how large or small. Legally registered company. They specialise in villa painting, both indoor and outdoor flooring and paths, and roofing. They guarantee attendance on site until completion. They are recommended by one of our members.
Stephen & Mark are offering a 10% discount off their quotations for U3A members.
- One Hundred Percent Constructions - 10% discount to U3A members. They specialise in new builds, swimming pools, terracing, extensions and reforms. They can also arrange architects plans and process building applications. Business hours 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Tel 96 583 5939
(See also "One Hundred Percent Plumbing" under the heading Plumbing & Central Heating below.)
- Fishy Fishy fish & chips eat-in and take-away, 30a Kristalmar, Ctra Moraira Calpe (between Funky Monkey and Saxo's). On presentation of your U3A membership card, they are offering a 10% discount on eat-in and take-away menus. There is no discount offer on special lunchtime and evening meals (which are already offered at special prices). Tel 96 649 1867 or mob. 634 309 703
- Larry's Garage. Calle Pozo 48, Benitachell.
Tel Larry Lannin on 96 649 3226 email: email@example.com
10% discount on car repairs, servicing, car paintwork, Itv preparation, etc.
- Total Car Care. Calle Benz 25, Polí. Industrial, La Pedrera, Benissa.
15% discount (on production of your current membership card) off repairs, servicing, valeting, tyres & exhausts, pre-ITV inspection & ITV Test.
Tel: 96 573 2711 www.totalcarcare.net
- Letters R Us - situated almost next to Barclays Bank and near to Pepe La Sal on the roundabout in Moraira as you head towards Benitachell. The postal services (e.g. 75 centimos to the UK) are not discounted, but there is a 10% discount for U3A members on all stationery products and cards.
- Cool Kids Clothing: is located inside Benitachell Video Club (see below under "DVD Rentals") and has a large range of children's clothes from birth to 14 years. On production of a valid U3A membership card, they are offering a 10% discount unless previously reduced. Tel: 96 649 4103
- High Street Heaven: situated at the 'Inn On The Green' bowling club, Jávea.
The shop sells M&S, Monsoon, and a few additional high street labels for men and women. They also sell jewellery. They offer a 10% discount to U3A members on all items except those on special offer.
- La Boutique: clothing and accessory shop located next to Millie Monroe Insurance on the main street, Calle Lepanto, through Benitachell. Owners are Jude & Gill who stock a range of both casual and evening wear. Also accessories including leather handbags, leather belts and jewellery. Opening hours 10.00 am to 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm. Website at www.la-boutique.es
- PC solutions: the Jávea computer shop has moved to (Avda de Palmala N 52 - on the main road coming from Gata de Gorgos into Jávea - on the right just before Lidl). You can visit their website at http://www.spanishcomputers.com/. Established over 10 years ago in Jávea, they offer a NO FIX NO FEE policy. They have a well stocked shop with all the latest gadgets, laptops, as well as everyday items like printer inks, paper, memory sticks, etc. They have a repair center with over 30 computer bays and they say that your computer is normally looked at the same day, depending on the workload. They are offering a 5% discount for U3A members.
- Fiesta Crafts, Jávea. www.fiestacrafts.eu
offer a 10% discount to all Moraira-Teulada U3A members on production of your U3A card. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and your card must be shown at the beginning of the transaction in order for you to receive your discount. They are situated at Local 22, Moreras del Saladar, Avinguda del Pla, Crt. Cabo La Nao - near Yorkshire Linen.
- The Hire Shop, Benitachell (situated in Carretera Assegador on the road up to Cumbre del Sol, next to the Asia Chinese Restaurant). http://www.thehireshop.com, tel 96 649 3810. Established for 16 years in the area, Julia & Chris hire out tools for building, general DIY and gardening. Also cots, high chairs and car seats for children, wheelchairs, air conditioning units, etc. They are offering a 10% discount to U3A members.
- The Tool Bar, Moraira. http://www.toolbar.net
Stuart and Wendy, the owners of the TOOL BAR in Moraira, are offering a 10% discount on purchases from their retail range to U3A Members. They have the full range of Draper tools as well as other choices. Members must produce a current U3A membership card, a copy of which is held by the owner for validation purposes. The Tool Bar is situated in Moraira opposite the school on Moraira-Teulada road.
Tel no 96 574 5805,
- Benitachell Video Club is a small family run business on the main street through Benitachell (near Mas y Mas) which has recently (time of writing: August 2012) changed ownership and which comes recommended by one of our members. Many other services are offered in addition to the DVD rental service: there is a comfortable internet café with printing services, mobile phone unlocking service and sales, sim card sales, USB modem rental and sales, ink cartridges from €5 and stationery, a book exchange service and new books at just €2.95, repairs and technical help too. Upon production of a valid U3A membership card, they are offering a 5% Discount on all services except internet access. You can phone Rod on 96 649 4103. Also: children's clothing from birth to 14 years (Cool Kids Clothing) 10% with discount unless reduced previously.
- Caselles Mobles (furniture and everything to enhance your home).
Avgda Lepanto 13 (CV740), Benitachell. Tel 96 649 3209
The Spanish couple who run this store speak English and are recommended by one of our members. They are offering free delivery and 10% discount on production of your current membership card. They sell a varied range of furniture, ornaments, pictures, beds & matresses (classic and modern), tables, chairs, mirrors, tapestries, cane garden furniture and much more. Parking is available in the nearby public car park.
- JPGS Garden Centre - situated on the Benitachell-Jávea road. Tel 96 646 0613.
10% discount for U3A members off all plants, gardening tools and shop products.
Offer excludes garden & pool services. English spoken. Recommended by one of our members.
- Neater Heater Norwegian convector panel heaters. Check them out at www.neaterheater.es. Members who purchase from Richard Winter at their Tabaira shop, or via his wife Nikki's mobile telephone 634 312 171, will get a 10% discount.
- Termic heating & air conditioning. Based in Teulada. 10% discount to U3A members on repairs. Contact Andres Ambroso at firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.termic.es
- villadoctor (Wayne Wright).
Tel: 620 172 691 or e-mail email@example.com. For details of 10% discount on labour, see "Plumbing & Central Heating" below.
- See also "Plumbing & Central Heating" below
- Woman to Woman - female personal home care service recommended by one of our members.. Phone Miriam: 96 573 1378 or 657 260 829 for "discreet personal care, hospital or doctors visits, social care/help at home, translation/administrative support, relaxation/massage". Normal charge 12 euros per hour, discounted to 10 euros an hour for U3A members (i.e. just over 16% discount). firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Consider also the charities on the Links Page
- Meals on Wheels - home delivery service.
Delivery days are Thursdays and Fridays and they are offering a discount to U3A members of 5% on orders over 28 euros. You can visit their website at www.mealsonwheelsspain.com/index.htm where you can see their selection of meals, and you can email them at email@example.com. They can also be contacted by phone: Jack 634371091 and Rod 667196349
- Easy Flatpax - independent home delivery and assembly of IKEA goods.
This company is based in Jávea. You can order products and they will deliver to your door. They will also shop and deliver items from Carrefour, Jysk, Leroy Merlin, etc. They are offering a 10% discount on all their services to U3A members. You can compare their prices with Flatpaxabia (see below) by visiting their website at www.easyflatpax.com.
- Flatpaxabia - another independent home delivery and assembly of IKEA goods.
16 Carretara de Moraira, Benitachell and 124 Avda del Pla, Jávea.
You can order products and they will deliver to your door. They are offering a 10% discount on all their services to U3A members and they give a 12 month workmanship order. You can compare their prices with Easy Flatpax (see above) by visiting their website at www.flatpax.com. You can phone Bob & Rosanne on 902 88 11 21, on 96 579 4090, or on their mobile number 646 322 346.
- Giovanna, Tel 96 583 3197, is the daughter of one of our Group Leaders. She has her own transport and is offering house cleaning (with references), ironing collection and delivery, dog walking, house & dog sitting (with references), shopping, baby sitting & child minding, and other domestic/household needs. €10 per hour for U3A members (normal charge €12 - €15 depending on task.)
- Spray foam certified to 2012 building regulations. Lifetime guarantee. New customers will receive a free energy efficiency certificate. 10% discount for U3A members.
Tel landline 96 574 8562 or mobile 688 211 336
- Cartridge Direct, firstname.lastname@example.org.
5% discount on new cartridges and 10% discount on refills. Recently (February 2012) moved to the European Shopping Centre, Moraira (on the way out of Moraira heading for Benitachell - where Toppers fish & chip shop and the English Butcher are located)
Caser Seguros Health Insurance.
Savings to U3A members are in excess of 10% off normal monthly premiums.
There are no excesses on the policy for U3A members. This means that for each treatment and/or visit there is nothing to pay (normal excesses are from 1 euro - 8 euros), the only exception being psychology at 8 euros per time.
All policies are in English and include travel health insurance (should illness or accident occur whilst travelling abroad) and there is a dedicated English speaking department for contact.
For more information, or if you wish to see a copy of the terms and conditions, contact Caser agent Sharon Wyndham at email@example.com or tel 951 315 414 - Mobile 628 688 445
25% discount on car insurance ONLY FROM MANUELA URSELMANN PERSONALLY (see below) and 15% on house insurance for U3A members.
Manuela Urselmann (Expat. Insurance Agent) says, "For insurance needs of pleasure boats, shops, life, health, travel, etc. I would be happy to assist ... please call me, mentioning that you are a member of the Moraira Teulada U3A ... tel 687 798 572".
(1) Moraira - Manuela Urselmann - C/Moraira-Calpe 136
Tel 96 574 3248
(2) Benitachell - Pieter Verbeek SL, Avda Lepanto 37
Tel 96 649 3295
(3) Calpe - Foster Consulting SL, Avda Gabriel Miró 18, Edf Dextella, Entlo 2
Tel 965838384 and 965833052
(4) Jávea - Avda Marina Española, 24 bajo
Fax: 96 579 3712
Status Insurance worldwide health insurance and travel insurance.
Visit the website at www.europesuretravelinsurance.com. For expats residing in Europe, travel insurance is underwritten by Lloyds of London. Comprehensive single trip and annual policies are available up to age 79. For your 10% U3A discount quote the code U3AMT.
- Tiffany's Design & Manufacturing Jewellers, Marina Española in Jávea Port.
20% off purchases and 10% off repairs for U3A members. Keith, or one of his staff, will register you & give you a card for your discounts. Keith makes jewellery too, and will give his opinions on what can and can't be done.
- Guardian has been at 28d Kristal Mar Commercial (next to Funky Monkey, Moraira) since June 2011. John Crummack has been a locksmith for 38 yrs and is fully qualified. His background includes having worked for the Crown Prosecution Service for 20 yrs as their lock forensic expert. Guardian are offering paid up members of the Moraira-Teulada U3A a 10% discount on the following services: key duplication, locks, and emergency service, e.g. lockouts and extra security. For more information email Guardian or visit their website at www.guardlocksl.com
- Safeguard Spain. Established in Spain since 2002, based in Alicante and covering the area from Dénia in the north to Santa Pola in the south, they provide locksmith services including 24 hour lockout service; supply, installation and repair of automatic gates and rejas; installation of response wireless alarm systems. For more information, visit their website at www.safeguardspoain.com. Telephone contact: 96 588 8681, mobile: 626 891 453 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Safeguard Spain are offering our members a 10% discount on all products and services. A valid membership card is required.
- Gilly Macnally FSMT, ITEC, Cert Ed
Tel. 636 617 522 or email email@example.com. Gilly is a qualified sports physiotherapist. She will visit you at your own home by appointment. Her normal fee is 30 euros per hour but, on production of your current U3A membership card, she will give a 15% reduction to 25 euros per hour. Gilly comes recommended by one of our members and offers remedial massage for chronic (long-standing) disorders, treatment for injuries, and ordinary therapeutic massage for relaxation.
- See "Telecommunications" below
- Mobility Direct - sales & rentals. Calle Clementina 22, Teulada. Tel: 96 574 0835 Mobile: 670 387 948 Scooters, wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, stairlifts, ramps, bathseats etc. For a complete list of services see their website www.mobilitydirectspain.com. They are offering between 5% and 10% discount to U3A members.
- See also, Prominent under the heading Specialist Furniture below.
- Clinica Baviera www.clinicabaviera.com
Tel 96 642 6121 email firstname.lastname@example.org. This private ophthalmology company has over 155 eye specialists at 55 clinics throughout Spain. They are offering a 10% discount to U3A members on all their services except cataract surgery, rings and intraocular lenses.
- Direkt Optik Ctra.Moraira-Calpe, 122 (Moraira). Tel. 96 574 5989
Situated on the same block as the farmacia, International Doctor and Colby's Café. They speak English. This optician is famous for its 3 for 1 offer, and they are offering U3A Moraira-Teulada members a 10% discount off both varifocal and bifocal spectacles. There's 5% off single vision spectacles too. We have been informed by Direkt Optik that, once the order for glasses has been sent off, they cannot amend the details or refund money so you must present your current U3A membership card at the time of placing your order.
- Servicolor Paints & Decoration situated at Al Aire Centre next to Aldi & Mercadona, Benitachell (plenty of free parking) - tel 96 649 5196. Recommended by a U3A member. Manager, Peter, speaks excellent English, is very helpful and gives useful advice. He is a paint technician and is willing to travel to your home if you have a problem with painting. Discount offered to U3A Moraira-Teulada members: from 5 to 55% (depending on the product purchased). U3A is registered on his till so you must show your membership card before the sale is entered.
- The Mutz Nutz (pet supplies). Tel 96 574 4476
Located just outside of Moraira along the Moraira-Calpe coast road (next to the farmacia). Steve and June offer a discount of 5% to U3A members on all items EXCEPT food such as dog biscuits and meat. Steve has asked us to point out that the discount IS however available on treats for the animals! You can also get advice from Steve on how and what to feed your pets. Please show your membership card to get the discount.
- "Pooch Carer": If you would like your dog cared for during your holidays away etc, telephone Jan van Eijle on 96 573 1378 or mobiles 649 458 300 or 657 260 829. Jan (pronounced 'Yan') charges 12 euros per day and is offering 10% discount to U3A members. He says, " I can offer this service in my 'casa de campo' in Benissa which has excellent fields for exercising. Your dogs will also be taken for long walks and taken out in the car etc. They will socialize and have the company of two resident dogs, a cat, ducks and chickens."
- Moraira Plumbing/Heating (Ray Gardner).
Tel: 966 498 993 (mobile 620 523 613) or e-mail email@example.com
10% discount to all Moraira-Teulada U3A members on production of your U3A card.
- One Hundred Percent Plumbing SL - established 1992 and registered with the Ministry of Industry as an "Empresa RITE and Instalador de Gas - cat. A", which enables them to offer government grants when available, install gas tanks and carry out 5 yearly gas revisions. They offer a full range of plumbing services including central heating, air conditioning, solar installations, water treatment products and gas installations. 15% discount to U3A members. Business hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday, tel 96 583 5939. 24 hours emergency service 607 415 520.
(See also "One Hundred Percent Constructions" under the Building & Property Maintenance above.)
- villadoctor (Wayne Wright).
Tel: 620 172 691 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Plumbing, pools, electrical, heating and air-conditioning, building repairs. Wayne lives in Jesús Pobre and for travelling to the Teulada-Moraira area he charges €40 for the first hour and €27 for subsequent hours. He will give a 10% discount on his labour charges to U3A members. He comes recommended by a U3A member.
- See also "Heating" above
- 5 Star Pool Cleaning. Tel Michael on 685 242 253 www.5starpoolcleaning.com
The discount to U3A members depends on the size of the pool. Normal charge for a 8 x 4 pool is 720 euros per year. As a special rate for U3A members the charge is 600 euros per year or 50 euros per month (which is over 16% off). A 10 x 5 pool is normally 780 euros per year and the special rate for U3A members is 660 euros per year or 55 euros per month (which is over 15% discount).
- Crystal Clear is a family run satellite TV and telecoms company which is recommended by Vall del Pop U3A members. They are offering at least 5% discount to U3A members. Phone Steve Woods on 96 558 4097 or 660 186 505, and you can visit their website at http://www.ccsattv.com
- Carmen Contact by email via Groups Coordinator
Carmen is a qualified Spanish teacher who takes courses of various levels for our U3A. She is offering discounts of 5 euros to U3A members for private lessons in her home in Teulada.
For U3A members: 30 euros for 1½ hours for two students (over 14% discount)
For U3A members: 20 euros for 1½ hours for one student (20% discount)
Home visit 5 euros extra.
- Pauline Tel 96 573 2887 or 669 315 657
No books and no grammar. Pauline says that she works with small groups of 4 to 6 people, and they have fun learning through repeating phrases and asking and answering questions. She us willing to have a U3A "unique" group if some of us want to get together. Classes are normally 6 euros an hour per person, but there is a 5% discount for paid up U3A members - i.e. 5.70 euros an hour per person.
- Prominent Teulada Polígono Industrial Estate. Tel 96 574 1315
Do you experience difficulty in standing up, do you have a painful back or tired legs, or do you just want a comfortable chair you can relax in? This company specialises in easy-chairs and they also have a range of "mobility scooters". They speak English and are offering 10% discount on production of a current U3A membership card
- 2020tel Spanish mobile phone provider dedicated to supplying services to English speaking expats, with customer support, accounts and technical services all available in English. Specialised call plans and options, extensive range of handsets and tablets, and a technical support team happy to assist U3A members get to grips with new mobile technologies including data packages. Discount: 10% on any smart phone purchased in conjunction with a call plan package. Tel: 96 506 0641 (dedicated U3A line) email: email@example.com Website: http://www.2020tel.com
- Telitec Website: http://www.telitec.com/ Tel 902 88 90 70
Discounts to U3A members:
Mobile phone & SIM purchase 10%
Landline calls 5% (excluding landline rental and ADSL)
Wireless internet (a service independent of Movistar for internet & landline rental)
10% off basic installation cost
Any routers and phone handsets a further 5%
- Yetty Roumans, tel 626 997 750, offers translation (including written) for doctor/hospital visits, or help with administration at Town Halls, Trafico etc. She is fluent in English, Spanish, French, German and Dutch and is familiar with the local community and its customs. Normal rates are 25 euros per hour, discounted to 20 euros for U3A members (i.e. 20% discount). This includes her travel expenses. A further discount can be given, if she does not use her own transport. Personally recommended by one of our members.