Retirees' Association

Retirees Association of Queen's

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General discounts for Queen's retirees

Queen's has arranged a variety of special deals and discounts with a variety of organizations

While some of the benefits and discounts are offered only to RAQ members, some are available to seniors and/or Queen's retirees.

Please verify all discounts with the organization you are purchasing from as these discounts do change and we are not always informed immediately about the changes.  Also check back frequently, as this list is often updated.

Campus Bookstore

The Campus Bookstore is pleased to extend a 10% discount on all non-textbook items to all retirees of Queen's University. Additionally, retirees are encouraged to register on the Campus Bookstore website for notification of upcoming sales and events and announcements of special offerings and book launches

University Club 

The University Club at Queen's, Inc. provides a year-round centre for socialization and relaxation for its members and their guests. Members are able to meet, socialize and enjoy relaxed dining in the Club's comfortable rooms. The Club provides an atmosphere that promotes intellectual and personal exchange between members. The Club offers formal and informal dining areas, gracious reception areas, two bars with lounges and reading rooms. Membership privileges include the right to reserve selected Club rooms for both academic events and private entertainment.

Annual Membership Dues:
Regular membership - $240 Spousal membership is included with regular membership
Queen's alumni membership - $240
Retiree membership - $120
All RAQ members - $120
Queen's alumni membership (living out of town) - $120
HST is applied to all fees

Via Rail Discount

Queen's staff and retirees are able to utilize the University's discounted rate with VIA Rail (15% off the best available fare) for personal travel, as well as business travel. Effective July 05, 2016, this corporate discount will no longer apply to Escape Fares.  Queen's discount still applies for all other Economy and Business Class fares so you can continue to enjoy all of the advantages of traveling by train. The 15% discounted fare is above and beyond the already discounted seniors’ rate for anyone over 60. The seniors discount of 10% discount applies to all fare classes except business class. It must be purchased in advance and is subject to availability and other conditions. 

Discounts From Other Vendors

Queen’s Strategic Procurement has arranged for a number of discounts on a range of goods and services for Queen's employees, some of these discounts are now available for Queen's retirees. Visit their website for a list of goods and services, note that a plus sign (+) after the company name indicates a discount for retirees is available from that company.

 

Deals and Discounts

Exclusive to RAQ Members

CARP (Canadian Association of Retired Persons)

Collette Travel

Home/Automobile/Property Insurance

Literary Review of Canada

Travel/Trip Cancellation Insurance

General Discounts for Queen's Retirees

Campus Bookstore

University Club

VIA Rail Discount

Discounts From Other Vendors

Other Benefits

 

Because RAQ is committed to advancing accessibility for persons with disabilities at Queen’s University, we welcome your feedback. To let us know how we’re doing, you may wish to complete this Customer Service-Accessibility Feedback form. Alternatively, you can submit feedback by email, mail, fax and phone (please refer to the online form for all contact details).  All accessibility-related feedback goes to the Accessibility Coordinator in the Equity Office, who will follow up with you as appropriate.