AFT MA Benefits and Discounts

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AFT Massachusetts members can enjoy state-wide discounts on parks, museums, entertainment and more. Your membership in the American Federation of Teachers entitles you to even more great discounts on travel, hotels, restaurants and more.

As a member of AFT Massachusetts you have access to experienced, dedicated insurance and financial professionals who will work with you on a variety of benefits. Whether it’s trying to save you money on your insurance premiums, helping you to achieve your financial goals, long term care insurance planning, or another objective, you can rely on the professionals of each provider every step of the way.

You are entitled to significant discounts on benefits including automobile insurance (our main insurer is Plymouth Rock Assurance) and homeowner’s insurance. You also have discounts on financial services, long term care insurance, life insurance and disability insurance. AFT Massachusetts partners with B&M Insurance to bring you these insurance products and financial services at below-market rates. For a complete listing of the products and services available to educators in Massachusetts, download the pdf benefits booklet.

Your membership in the American Federation of Teachers, AFT MA’s national parent organization, entitles you to additional discounts on benefits through AFT + Member Benefits program. By leveraging the purchasing power of 1.5 million members, AFT is able to offer reduced costs on everything from life insurance to magazine subscriptions. Be sure to check out the benefits below and start saving today.

 

Auto, Home, Condo, Renters, Umbrella & Life Insurance - B&M Insurance Agency (800.688.8750)

• Benefit programs for all active and retired members, as well as their spouses 
• Up to 38% discount for combined insurance (auto plus home, renters or condo)
• Convenience of EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer)
• Billing options with no down payment or finance charges*
• Independent, professional advice, counsel 
• Quality coverage from quality insurance companies
* This option available from our main insurer

Financial Services* - Teacher Retirement Solutions, LLC (877.535.6470)

• Retirement income analysis and pension estimates
• Investments, TSA and 403(b) advice
• Complimentary Informed Educator Workshops for AFT MA members
• Independent and specialized
** Securities and advisory services offered through Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Teacher Retirement Solutions located at 100 Corporate Place, Suite 306, Peabody, MA 01960. 877-535-6470.
 

Long-Term Care Insurance - Advanced Resources Marketing (800.LTC.2889)
• Discounted LTC coverage for all AFT MA members, their spouses/partners, parents & children
• Anyone from age 18 to 79 is eligible to apply
• 5 year rate guarantee available
• Cash benefits for home care
• Discounts from 5% - 10%, up to 30% discount when spouse or partner purchases identical benefits
• Premier Long Term Care Insurance Companies: Transamerica and John Hancock

 

AFT+ (888.423.8700)
• No Cost $10,000 Term Life insurance for one year - available to new members during first 12 months

• Guaranteed issue up to $150,000 universal life insurance - no medical questions or tests for active working members
• Voluntary Disability Income protection for active working members (min. 20 hours per week)
• Term Life Insurance (up to 6x salary, to a maximum of $1 million)

 

OTHER BENEFITS/DISCOUNTS

NAME/ADDRESS OF SITE OR SERVICE

DESCRIPTION (I.D. Required: YES/NO)

 

Brush Hill Tours

Beantown Trolley/Grayline of Boston

435 High Street

Randolph, MA 02368

781-986-6100 (Group)

617-720-6342(Individual)

 

 

10% OFF Adult Fare for all Trolley, Grayline and Coach Tours.

 

I.D. Requested: YES

 

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library/Museum

Columbia Point

Boston, MA 02125

617-514-1600 or 1-866-JFK-1960

www.jfklibrary.org

 

$2.00 OFF Reg. Adult Admission

 (Members Only).

 

I.D. Requested: YES

 

 

Museum of Science

(Teacher Partner Program)

Science Park

Boston, MA 02114

617-723-2500

617-589-0174

library@mos.org

 

FREE Individual Exhibit Halls Admission

$10.00 OFF New Museum Membership

10% Discount on purchases in Museum store, and many more.

All Licensed K-12 Teachers Actively employed in New England.

 

Must register to receive Teacher Partner card.

 

 

Peter M. Macy, Esq.

Weston, Patrick, Willard and Redding, PA

84 State Street

Boston, MA 02109

617-742-9310

 

Estate planning, Medicaid & related probate matters. Initial half hour telephone consultation without charge. A reduced fee schedule for union members and their families.

 

Salem Witch Museum

Washington Square

North Salem, MA 01970

978-744-1692

www.salemwitchmuseum.com

 

 

FREE to all Massachusetts Teachers and members.

 

I.D. Requested: YES

 

Wheelock Family Theatre

200 The Riverway

Boston, MA 02109

617-879-2300

www.wheelockfamilytheatre.org

 

$5.00 OFF each regular ticket price of $20-35.

(Valid membership card required).

 

I.D. Requested: YES

 

 

Plymouth Antiquarian Society

P.O. Box 3773

Plymouth, MA 02361

508-746-0012

PASM@verizon.net

 

FREE to all members. Seasonal site, please call for hours.

 

I.D. Requested: YES

 

SEIKO – The Company Store

Wrentham Premium Outlets

1 Premium Outlets Blvd., Suite 685

Wrentham, MA 02093

508-384-6583

 

 

Additional $20.00 OFF any item $100.00 or more value. (Including sale items).

Membership card must be presented at store to receive discount. Offer cannot be combined with any other coupons or promotions.

Contact store for details.

 

 

Springfield Museums & The Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden

21 Edwards Street

Springfield, MA 01103

413-263-6800

www.springfieldmuseums.org

 

 

$2.00 OFF regular adult admission.

Discount valid for all four museums.

 

I.D Requested: YES

(Must show membership discount card).

 

 

Anheuser Bush Theme Parks, Bush Gardens, Sea World, Adventure Island, Water Country USA, Sesame Place

1-800-55-SHAMU

 

Contact the AFT Massachusetts office for discount coupon.

 

Also find on the AFL-CIO Union Plus Benefits website. www.unionplus.org

 

The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire

6 Washington Street

Dover, NH 03820

603-742-2002

www.childrens-museum.org

 

 

FREE admission to all members.

 

I.D. Requested: YES

(Must show membership discount card).

 

The Douglas MacArthur Memorial

MacArthur Square

Norfolk, VA 23510

757-441-2965

 

 

FREE admission to all members and

FREE parking. Also, offering exciting classroom activities for all ages.

 

(Donations are encouraged).

 

I.D. Requested: YES