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Page reviewed 20 May 2024

The Offer

We are delighted to announce that Vhi is offering a 20% discount on all new Vhi MultiTrip policies purchased between 1 March 2024 to 28 February 2025 inclusive.

If you love to travel and enjoy regular holidays Vhi MultiTrip can offer you so much with great benefits including:

  • Emergency cover
  • Trip Cancellation
  • Baggage Loss
  • 24/7 Cover

Check out the Vhi Multi Trip offers for employees 2024 for more details.

Please note, this offer has been extended so the same code can now be used to avail of the 20% discount again in 2024.

At the checkout, use the code UCD20 to avail of this offer.

Renewing in 2024?

If any member availed of the offer in 2023 they will need to avail again this year as their policy will not automatically receive the discount this year.

Having difficulty purchasing online?

  • Anyone who is having difficulty purchasing online, they can call 056 44 44 444 and the team will ensure the 20% discount will apply to the new policy.

I already availed of the discount in 2023

  • Anyone who availed of the discount in 2023 and currently holds an existing travel policy which is set to automatically renew, can call 056 44 44 444  to ensure their policy is set to lapse at renewal, this will allow the UCD discount to apply when purchasing online. This new policy should have the same start date as their renewal date to ensure no break in cover.
  • Anyone who availed of the discount in 2023 and currently hold an existing travel policy which is not set to automatically renew can take a new policy from their renewal date online. This will allow the UCD discount to apply when purchasing online.

If your fixed rate is maturing in 2024, now is the time to consider your options and understand how you may need to prepare in order to avail of the best products in the market. 

Current options available in the market include the following:

  • €2,000 cashback to cover switching costs
  • Reduced documentation requirements
  • Low interest rates from 3.65% fixed x 4 years (for properties with a BER rating of A1 to B3)
  • Rates from 3.95% fixed x 4, 5, 7, 10 years or for the full term of the mortgage with flexible overpayment options

We provide fees free Mortgage & Protection services to UCD employees so please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your options now or in the future.

As a multiple award winning Brokerage we offer market based advice to all customers based on their unique personal circumstances and requirements.

Learn more about us on YouTube - (opens in a new window)Why Affinity Advisors?

You can contact us on 01 6533120, @ (opens in a new window)info@affinityadv.ie or by emailing (opens in a new window)trevor@affinityadv.ie

We look forward to assisting you obtain the best mortgage terms available based on your personal circumstances and requirements.

Offer updated 4 October 2023

New 10% Laya discount for UCD employees

University College Dublin have secured a 10% discount on any chosen scheme for all employees. All subscriptions can be paid through internal salary deduction (ISD). Read more about what's covered and how you can sign up in this Laya healthcare discount information flyer.

How to join (over the phone offer)

Reach out to Laya healthcare’s sales team and quote your dedicated group id: 23778

You will also need your Personnel Number and your Pay Group No. (Pay Group 1 for monthly-paid staff)

Sales team: 021- 202 2000

Opening Hours:

  • Monday – Friday - 8am – 5:30pm
  • Saturdays – 10am – 3.30pm

Note: Laya have clarified (12 December) that retired staff can also access this scheme. 

Procare Pharmacy UCD is happy to offer an ongoing discount of 10% for our top-selling products for menopause and perimenopause. Our customers find the following products can give excellent relief and benefits:
Procare Pharmacy UCD 
Tel:  +353 (0)1 716 3840 

FBD logo

FBD Insurance portal for UCD employees

FBD Insurance are delighted to offer UCD employees a range of exclusive discounts for their Car & Home Insurance.

Browse the exclusive UCD portal for details of all the discounts then give FBD a call to get started. 

Please note, this is an over the phone offer only  and FBD have a dedicated team assigned to UCD. Full discounts will not be applied via the website.

(opens in a new window)Visit the FBD Insurance - UCD portal now (new call back facility available)

(opens in a new window)affinities@fbd.ie | 01 - 761 7627

Read more about the latest (Sep 2022) FDB Insurance - UCD deals now

Nicotine Replacement Products

Culture & Engagement and Healthy UCD have arranged a UCD employee discount of 30% off all Nicotine Replacement Products with (opens in a new window)Procare Pharmacy (based in the UCD Sports Centre).

Just remember to mention 'Healthy UCD' to get your discount!

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(opens in a new window)enquires@hsf.ie
Watch the HSF webinar on our Financial Wellbeing section to learn more about their service.

Learn more about what HSF can offer you - HSF interactive poster

We provide information on offers and discounts from 3rd party providers to UCD staff but this should not be taken as an endorsement by UCD of their discounts or services. Any contracts entered into with a provider of a service listed on this page is between the individual staff member and the service provider. Any queries in relation to a service should be directed to the service provider. The information contained in this site is provided on an "as is" basis with no guarantees of completeness, accuracy, usefulness or timeliness.

Contact Culture & Engagement

Culture & Engagement, UCD HR 3rd Floor, Roebuck Offices University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
E: engage@ucd.ie | Location Map(opens in a new window)