Special Offers For Employees

Employee Flu Vaccination discount

Procare Pharmacy, based in the UCD Sports Centre, are offering UCD employees a discount on Flu Vaccination as follows:

Normal price: €25

  • Discounted price for UCD employees: €20
  • Price for 'At Risk' without Medical Card: €15
  • Price for 'At Risk' with Medical Card: €0

Anyone interested should contact the pharmacy to make an appointment.Tel:  716 3840

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Leinster v Bath, 15th December

Leinster and Bath renew rivals in this tasty Heineken Champion’s Cup fixture on Saturday the 15th of December at 17:30  in the Aviva Stadium.

Leinster Rugby Business Club Tickets are delighted to share with you and all your staff a discount on tickets for this upcoming game. We have two different ticket pricing options available which will be sold on a first come basis. 

  • Premium tickets (South Stand) cost just €55 reduced from €65
  • Lower tier stand tickets are priced at €38 reduced from €45

To purchase tickets, simply click on the link below, enter the promotional code and then create your account. You then select your preferred tickets and complete the purchase using a credit card and work email. This offer is exclusive to UCD and will only work if you use your @ucd.ie work address. Once the purchase is complete you can then print off your match tickets. 

Match: Leinster v Bath, 15th December, 17.30 @ Aviva Stadium.

Link: https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/leinster/EN/link/promotion/home/3db253cc7e0f068e6421a161041f5ae8c1304e0e

Promotional code: LRBCT 

It is best operated on your pc and through Google Chrome.The service charge has also been waived which represents a saving of over 20% per ticket. Huge interest in this game and we will only have a limited number to sell through this exclusive offer. 

Also available through the link is discounted seat options for all our PRO14 games against Ospreys, Connacht & Ulster

Other Guinness PRO14 games

Discounts (€5 discount plus the online service charge waived) are also available on other Guinness PRO14 games up until January, including matches against Dragons, Edinburgh, Wasps, Ospreys, Connacht & Ulster via the link above. If you wish to purchase child tickets please email Gary Nolan (gary.nolan@leinsterrugby.ie) in Lenister rugby.

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The Offer

Vhi is offering a 10% discount to new MultiTrip policies purchased via the phone with a purchase date between 07.11.17 to 07.11.18 inclusive.

Terms & Conditions

The discount is exclusive to customers who are part of the UCD group. (Must quote “UCD10” at point of sale).

This discount is available to customers who purchase their Vhi MultiTrip policy on the phone AND sign-up for the automatic renewal of their Vhi MultiTrip policy for the future.

The 10% discount does not apply to add-ons (excess waiver, gadget cover, winter sports, golf, extended trip limits, motor breakdown etc.). Customers must have Private Medical Insurance with a minimum of €65,000 overseas emergency medical cover. Normal rules, terms and conditions apply to all new MultiTrip policies purchased as part of this discount. The discount applies to a single individual, a couple or a family policy. There is no cash equivalent to this offer. Vhi Healthcare DAC reserves the right to alter this offer.  Vhi Healthcare DAC trading as Vhi healthcare is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.  Vhi Healthcare is tied to Collinson Insurance Services Limited for MultiTrip Travel Insurance which is underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK Branch.

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HSF health plan - A bit about us and what we do.
HSF health plan is an employee health benefits provider. It is the trading company of the charity, The Hospital Saturday Fund.
We provide employee cash plans to help cover the cost of everyday health care expenses like GP fees, prescription costs, dental fees and glasses. Benefits include hospital, physiotherapy and complementary treatments, specialist consultations, health screening, personal injury and eye laser surgery. We also provide an Employee Assistance programme, HSF Assist® which includes access to a GP Advice Line, Virtual Doctor and Counselling Service.
Unlike other types of health insurance HSF health plan schemes are not claims or age related. Our plans can be used as a complement to exiting PMI Schemes or as an alternative. HSF health plan is available to UCD Employees at a discounted premium and with our Family schemes, spouse/partner and any dependent children under age 21 can be included on cover at no extra cost.
Everyone who joins HSF health plan, just by belonging, are making a contribution to the important work of the charity, as the profits from the health cash plan go to the parent charity. Not something which usually happens when an insurance policy is taken out.
For more information on HSF health plan please contact us on 1890 451 451 or email enquires@hsf.ie

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We are very pleased to announce that University College Dublin has negotiated a partnership with Booking.com for Business in order to offer our employees the opportunity to make savings on their personal accommodation bookings.

Booking.com is the world’s leading accommodation booking platform- offering more than 1,600,000 properties, in 125,225 destinations, covering 230 countries worldwide.

By partnering with Booking.com for Business, UCD colleagues will have to access Booking.com’s exclusive ‘Business Rates’- these rates offer a discount of between 10-20% off standard rates at participating properties.

In addition, by booking through this platform you will be able to gain access to the benefits of Booking.com’s ‘Genius’ travel rewards program.  

What are the benefits of this program?

  • 10% Genius discount on selected room types at participating properties
  • Additional Genius perks that may be offered include free Wi-Fi, free early check-in, free late checkout, free airport transfers, free parking, free welcome drink (these vary by property)
  • Global availability - Genius discounts and perks are offered by 200,000+ properties worldwide
  • Priority customer service- dedicated Genius customer service line (+4402036847925) available 24/7 in 43 languages

Already a Booking.com user?

Please note, if you already have a personal Booking.com account set-up using your university email address; you simply need to click the link to sign-up to the university account and enter your email address and your account will be automatically upgraded.

Personal versus business travel

Please note, this site is for personal travel only. All UCD business bookings must be made via our official travel agent, Club Travel

Getting started

To be able to take advantage of these benefits please click the below link to sign-up to the university’s official Booking.com for Business account (you must sign-up with your university email address. It won't work if you put in a non-ucd email address). 

Once you have signed-up you will receive a verification email – though this should be sent instantly, please be sure to refresh your inbox in case the email is delayed.


UCD has negotiated a unique partnership with Booking.com for Business whereby our employees will be able to take advantage of discounts and benefits for their leisure travel that are ordinarily only available to business travellers.

A result of this is that when you log-in to the UCD account to make personal leisure accommodation bookings you will see a welcome message that states:

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You will also see a message that states:

Image of the login screen in Booking.com

In order to access all of the discounts available through Booking.com for Business please do not 'Switch to your personal account' as this would result in certain discounted rates being excluded.

Please be assured that no personal data will be shared with UCD- strictly only anonymised data related to overall usage of the account will be shared with UCD to aid in the promotion of the benefits of this site.

And that's it. Now you just need to pick somewhere to go!

Log in to the UCD area on Booking.com


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UCD Sport & Fitness

Staff discounted membership €450/annum

Further Information

DBC Belfield Sports Medicine and Chartered Physiotherapy

Special rate for UCD staff of €50 per session

Reduced rate also available to immediate family of staff members – spouse & children from January 2014

Special rates also on orthotics, Human Performance Lab testing, Dexa Scan and Sports Massage/Dry Needling

Further Information

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Ireland Luxury Travel

  • Explore Ireland by visiting https://irelandluxurytravel.com and having a look at the wide variety of luxury tours.
  • Offering 10% off for UCD employees.
  • Give the knowledgeable and friendly team a call and quote IrelandUNI10 at checkout.


  • Offering 5% off all holidays booked via Cassidytravel.ie (updated October 2016)
  • Enter promotional code UCDSTAFF on the payment page on booking site‌

Further Information

Boutique Apartments

  • 10% discount on a stay in luxury apartments in Prague's Famous Old Town Square
  • To avail of this discount email info@boutiqueapartments.cz including your preferred dates, length of stay and indicating you are a UCD staff member.

Book Taxi Group

  • 10% off on airport private transfers worldwide (excluding Ireland)
  • With a large fleet of premium vehicles, minivans, minibuses and coaches, they offer premium transfers at an affordable price at all of the most popular airports worldwide.  
  • Enter the promotional code UCDSTAFF to avail of the 10% discount.
  • Now serving Barcelona, Madrid, Mallorca, Sevilla, Valencia, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Venice, Milan, Rome, Istanbul, Paris, Berlin, London, USA, Amsterdam, Prague, Antalya, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore.

We have added new and interesting destinations to our portfolio, like Athens, Lisbon, Moscow, St Petersburg, Munich, New York, San Francisco, Tokyo and more!

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 Sky TV

Sky have launched a new staff offer for UCD employees. Sky have great offers for new to Sky customers and upgrade offers for existing Sky customers too.


How to I access the deal?


Johnstone's Decorating Centre

Johnstone's Decorating Centre,
Cranford Centre,
(outside M11 entrance to UCD)

Who are Johnstone's?: Paint, Wallpaper & Decorating Accessories Supplier

What's the offer?: 25% discount from our standard shelf edge price (except wallpaper)

How can you access the offer?: Show current UCD Staff card on purchase

Where do I find out more?: 01 219 6799 / jdcdonnybrook@ppg.com

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  • 10-12% educational discount on personal purchases of Apple products through the Apple Store

Further Information

Mac IT Solutions

  • 15% discount on website design and set-up

Further Information

Software - Microsoft

  • Discount on purchase of Microsoft software

Further Information

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