We are contacting various companies to verify what (if any) discounts they are prepared to offer Community First Responders.
If you know of any firms that offer discounts, please use the contact form to let us know.
Please note that we have contacted and verified the list shown here but it can change without notice and therefore nothing is guaranteed – always check beforehand and confirm you are entitled to a discount.
AA – “We offer a 15% discount to all Emergency Services personnel including volunteers. This applies to new memberships and renewals. For new memberships your volunteers should call us on 0800 085 2721. Please ask them to quote Emergency Services F0033.
If they already hold a membership, the discount can be applied as from their next renewal but we are unable to backdate it for previous renewals. To apply it they should call us on 0843 316 4444 or they can email us at this email address, quoting the same code.
Boots Opticians – Whilst they have a dedicate charity support for McMillan Cancer Support they have stated ” Having looked into this further for you, I can confirm that although we do not officially offer a discount, a discount can be applied at the Store Managers discretion” . So, get in touch with the manager and quote this.
BurgerKing – “We are writing to inform you that BURGER KING® UK does not offer a Emergency Services Discount. However, since all BURGER KING® restaurants in the UK are franchise operated, some franchises may offer an Emergency Service Discount at their restaurants. This is at the discretion of the individual restaurant and should always be checked with a member of staff before ordering.”
Chiqitos do not offer a national discount scheme but suggest CFRs contact their local branch as the manager is at liberty to arrange this. NB. A member did follow this route and achieved a generous £28.00 discount off their bill.
Clarkes – Certain franchise stores offer a 20% discount for all NHS staff who have a valid NHS ID card. These are below.
The Clarks Shop, 7 Orchard Centre, Haywards Heath, RH16 3TH
The Clarks Shop, 67 George Street, Hove, BN3 3YD
The Clarks Shop, 28 George Street, Hove, BN3 3YA
Dominos Pizza offer a 50% discount on collection and production of ID card
Franky and Benny’s – ” we do offer NHS Staff a 20% off discount upon presentation of a valid NHS Staff identity card. Please note that the 20% off discount applies to the food bill only, and is only valid when 2 main courses are purchased from the Main Menu. It cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount promotion including lunch/set menus. It excludes Mondays 5pm-11pm and is valid at any Frankie & Benny’s or Little Frankie’s restaurants excluding Airports”
Laerdal – ” We can offer you 5% discount on all products and if you are interested in purchasing AED’s, we can give you a better price depending on quantity. ”
McDonalds – “ Our local restaurants and franchisees do offer discounts and special offers which are appropriate to their local communities.”
Moss Bros. “We do not currently offer discounts for the aforementioned services in our stores, however I can offer you a 15% discount for our online store. Please enter HONOUR15 before you check out online at www.moss.co.uk ”
Nandos – “We offer a 20% discount upon presentation of valid identification. If the ID that the Community First Responders hold carries appropriate NHS Ambulance Service branding then there should be no problems in having them accepted to honour this discount.
We introduced this discount – still our only national discount – over 10 years ago as a thank you to all the amazing work that the NHS and Emergency Services do in our communities across the country, and we are proud to continue to this offer. Hats off to you and all the volunteer First Responders.”
Rainforest Cafe offer a 15% discount to CFRs as long as a valid ID card is produced on the day.
Starbucks – suggest that you approach your local store to determine if there is any assistance they can offer, as head office encourage local stores to support events in their local communities. Please use our store locator http://starbucks.co.uk/store-locator to find the location and phone number for your local store.
Virgin Holidays – “we offer 5% discount with an NHS i.d badge via our retail stores or call centres. We really support NHS employees and volunteers and sometimes do NHS special offer weekends. There are some exclusions and a few blackout dates but most holidays will get the discount. The holiday would need to be a package including flights & accommodation.
The discount comes off the holiday but not off the tax or fuel supplement.
They can get a quote by emailing email@example.com or by calling 01353 669248 or 0844 557 9610 and mentioning that they are an NHS CFR.
Warner Leisure Hotels – We do offer discounts for NHS employees which usually offers the best available discounts plus £10 per person saving and half price holiday protection plan.
If you wish to make a booking you can either book online, or over the phone with our sales team on 01442 286344 quoting the code “PHCNHS”