Every issue of BarTalk highlights regular discounts available to members from a range of national and regional preferred suppliers. Seasonal promotions and special offers to members are promoted weekly via CBABC News & Jobs. Don’t miss any promotion by subscribing to the member services e-bulletin: email email@example.com or fill in and fax the sign-up box below to: 1-877-669-9601 (toll-free) or 604-669-9601 (Lower Mainland).
TECH TIP: Member services are available 24/7 via the CBABC website. To access member services on the site, log onto www.cba.org/bc, then choose Member Savings from the drop-down list under Membership. On the Member Savings page, you will find links to the suppliers highlighted below, plus many more.
ProGroup: their name says it all. For more than 20 years, ProGroup has provided members of professional groups and associations with an easy, hassle-free way to acquire a vehicle, brand new or pre-owned. They start by offering great value on trade-ins. Before you sign with a local dealer, contact ProGroup and you will likely save some dollars. TECH TIP: Select Auto Leasing, Rental & Sales on the Member Savings page for the link to ProGroup.
Lindt Chocolates for Your Sweetheart
For all the sweethearts in your home and office, Lindt Chocolates offers a special 30 per cent discount off regularly-priced merchandise for CBABC members. Looking ahead to Easter, bookmark the Chocolate link for member specials from Lindt in April. TECH TIP: Select Chocolate on the Member Savings page to download the coupon valid February 6-13, 2009 at the Robson Street boutique at Sears (Vancouver).
Mortgage Transactions Simplified
Assyst Real Estate from TELUS is an online solution that links lenders to lawyers electronically. It allows lawyers to receive electronic mortgage instructions from participating lenders directly to their desktop. Assyst Real Estate simplifies the way a mortgage transaction is instructed, funded and reported. It also facilitates electronic registration and streamlines how mortgage files are processed. With Assyst Real Estate, the next generation of mortgage processing is here. TECH TIP: Select Technology & Online Services from the Member Services page for more information.
On the Go, On the Fly
When you need a car anywhere in North America, your CBA membership gets you preferred rates on vehicle rentals at Avis and now Budget Rent-A-Car as well. TECH TIP: Select Auto Leasing, Rental & Sales on the Members Savings page for links to Avis and Budget car rentals.
If you’re flying out of YVR, remember Park ‘n Fly offers members a standing discount of 24 per cent off regular rates, and access to seat selection and boarding passes for Air Canada customers via on-site electronic kiosks. TECH TIP: Select Travel on the Members Savings page for Park ‘n Fly ongoing and special promotional discounts.
This article was published in the February 2009 issue of BarTalk. © 2009 The Canadian Bar Association. All rights reserved.