Using the strength of its large membership, PASR has negotiated attractive group rates on a number of products and services. PASR endorses services and products as a value added benefit to its members and does not receive financial compensation for endorsement of any product or service.
The philosophy that has always governed PASR’s endorsement of commercial products is “Any financial benefits that might be derived from extending the PASR’s name to endorse a commercial product must accrue to the individual members who elect to purchase the product, not to the organization.” In short, PASR does not solicit commissions or rebates from the companies it endorses and insists that such considerations be passed on to the individuals in the form of lower prices. We do not endorse to raise monies but to provide an additional service to our membership. Expenses related to marketing of the endorsed programs are typically paid by the companies and not by the association. So, PASR’s endorsements do not cost the association or its members. The following endorsements offer members the opportunity to save—just another way that your PASR membership works on your behalf.
If you are currently a member of PASR and would like to access more information on your member’s only benefits, applications for the benefits, or PASR member-specific discounts codes for the discounts listed below, please log in to the Member’s Only Section.
Did you know the health of your mouth can affect your whole body? PASR offers access to the premier United Concordia Dental insurance you need to stay healthy – at affordable members-only rates. The price of a single service without dental insurance makes this plan easily pay for itself!
For complete details on this benefit, please download the dental and vision benefit summary.
With PASR’s Davis Vision program, you will quickly and clearly “see” the benefits to being a part of the group. By joining other PASR members, you have the availability of comprehensive vision benefits with competitive group rates. With the low cost to be a part of this program, participation easily pays for itself whether it be on the exam, glasses, contacts, the unconditional breakage warranty, or even the discounted laser vision correction. Coverage is available for you, your partner, and your dependents.
For complete details on this benefit, please download the dental and vision benefit summary.
Amusement Park Discounts
PASR has partnered with Dutch Wonderland, Idlewild & Soakzone, Kennywood, Hershey Park, Dollywood, and many other amusement parks around the country to offer discounted pricing to all members of our association. There’s never been a better time to gather up the children and grandchildren for a family outing.
Auto, Home, RV, and Motorcycle Insurance
Here’s to you for loving what you do. Nationwide salutes your commitment and passion for being a member of PASR. Nationwide is passionate about making a difference, too. It’s one way Nationwide proves they are more than just a business. That’s why Nationwide is happy to offer exclusive, PASR members-only discounts for your auto and home insurance. Nationwide has insurance available for other things, too, like boat, motorcycle, and RV insurance.
Comprehensive Wealth Management
Shifting and adjusting your financial plans as you navigate retirement can seem daunting. Throughout our working careers, so much of our time is spent on the accumulation and growth of our retirement savings. But entering into retirement – now we’re in a position of having to rely on those savings. This involves a renewed understanding of our financial goals and includes risk management, long-term care planning, distribution planning and legacy planning. As a PASR member, in partnership with Tom Trispagonas of Grove Wealth Management, LLC, these consultation services are available to you at no cost.
“My focus is to offer guidance that’s objective and sensitive to your unique situation. In that regard, I have three goals: clearly identify what you want to achieve financially; generate the necessary income to sustain a lifestyle you deserve; and build a legacy for the ones you love and the things you care about.” – “Tom” Trispagonas, CLTC
Securities and advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a registered investment advisor. Member FINRA/SIPC. PASR, Grove Wealth Management and LPL Financial are separate entities.
Fixed annuities are valuable investment options that can provide strong rates of return, preservation of your savings from potential market loss and allow for a supplemental stream of lifetime income. They can play a vital role in your overall retirement planning, but like any other investment, it’s important to discern if such an option is right for you. What is the minimum deposit amount? What rate of return can I expect and how is it calculated? Are there penalties if I need to draw a lump sum at any one time? PASR can help you answer these questions and plan for your financial future.
Life and Long-Term Care Insurance
Term life insurance, whole life insurance, universal life insurance, long-term care insurance… The list and combinations seem endless. Do you know which type of policy is right for you? PASR now offers the benefit of a free, personal consultation that can allow for a review of your current policies or a discussion on life insurance and long-term care planning that’s specific to your situation. Here are some thoughts to consider:
Life insurance provides peace of mind. Surviving families are often left in debt, dealing with funeral bills and health care expenses that quickly add up. Proper planning can help your family avoid that added stress. It can also provide financial support for a surviving spouse or jump-start an inheritance that can be passed on to future generations. In the event of a death, a tax-free, lump-sum benefit is paid directly to your chosen beneficiary(ies). PASR has partnered with Nationwide to bring you several life insurance options, which feature level premiums for life, access to cash value in times of need, and an easy application process.
When it comes to long-term care insurance, it isn’t always about assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Healthcare has evolved dramatically over the last few decades. This has allowed for longer lifespans and greater physical independence. Sometimes specialized care like a nursing home is necessary, and it’s well known that those costs can be astronomical, but most times our needs are more personal. What if you prefer to receive care at home from a family member or spouse? What if it isn’t physical care that you need, but a modified shower to help getting in and out of the tub easier instead? Or perhaps a modified ramp so you can avoid having to use the steps? With proper long-term care planning, you can be financially prepared for these potential scenarios.
PASR is now offering pet insurance to our members. You already expect the unexpected with your pets, but what about when it comes to their vet bills? The truth is, unexpected vet bills happen more often than you think, and they cost you more than you would care to imagine. Pet insurance can help by assisting you when paying your unexpected vet bills so if your pets have an accident or become ill, your first thoughts can be about their care, not your budget.
Your family relies on you to make smart decisions, especially when it comes to traveling. A wise choice is to make sure your leisure travel investments are protected from what can go wrong before and during a trip, such as accidents requiring medical attention, lost baggage, and delays. With Nationwide Travel Insurance, you have affordable, flexible plans that will keep you traveling smart! Cruise plans, single-trip plans and annual trip plans are available.
Discount and Group Travel Services
With your PASR membership, Boscov’s Travel is ready to arrange your individual and family trips, a scheduled motorcoach tour, group cruise, or a customized group tour exclusively for PASR members and companions. PASR members automatically receive a discount on selected travel products. Not only will members save money as a result of their PASR membership, but the discount will also extend to the member’s traveling companions. Members that use a Boscov’s credit card to pay for their travel will earn reward points, which can be redeemed for Boscov’s gift card certificates to be used toward any Boscov’s merchandise. PASR members can book travel online through the Boscov’s Travel website. Take advantage of its unique money saving features for booking airfares.
Hearing Aid Services
The Hear In America hearing plan provides PASR members and their spouses with a free hearing screening through a monitored provider network. For those members who wish to purchase hearing aids, substantial discounts off manufacturers’ list prices are offered, as well as lifetime cleanings and checkup services, discounts on batteries, and additional warranties. This plan is offered through PASR without any fees to participate.
Sporting Event Ticket Discounts
PASR offers many minor league baseball and hockey team discounts, as well as discounted Penn State football tickets.
Dell PC Discounts
The Dell Member Purchase Program makes it easy for PASR members to shop and save on Dell computers and equipment. The program gives you access to exclusive savings between 10 and 30 percent off select configurations of Dell systems not available to the general public on www.dell.com/epp. Members get the guaranteed best price on a selection of popular products loaded with features as well as companion security products, theft protection, computer care, and other great services. Plus, every PC comes with a 30-day price guarantee. If you find the identical Dell system configuration for less anywhere on the general public Dell site, PASR’s Dell Member Purchase Program will match the price.
Mac Computer and Apple Product Discounts
The Apple Member Purchase Program makes it easy for PASR members to shop and save on Apple desktop computers and laptop computers. To purchase a Mac computer at discounted prices, please log onto the members’ only section of the web site and click on the link provided.
Emergency Response System Provider
Medical Alarm Concepts is a personal emergency response system provider. What makes this system unique is that this medical alert system allows you to speak and listen directly through the wearable pendant transmitter, called a MediPendant™. When the large button on the pendant is pressed, a telephone call is made to an EMT-certified emergency operator. The operator will immediately dispatch medical personnel or a loved one to your location. They will also contact anyone that you have listed on your custom call list. PASR members are offered a special discount off the monthly cost of the MediPendant™ PERS, which equates to less than $1 a day to provide you or a loved one with peace of mind. Getting started is easy because there is no service contract required and no cost for the equipment. As an added bonus, Medical Alarm Concepts will provide participating PASR members with a door emergency lockbox free-of-charge. This convenient device allows you to safely and securely store a key to your residence so that emergency personnel can gain access without breaking in and causing unnecessary damage to your home.
Orlando Attractions/Vacation Discount
Save up to 35 percent on your Orlando vacation! Orlando Employee Discounts offers exclusive pricing on hotels and vacation homes in or nearby Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando, as well as discounts on tickets for Disney World, Universal Studios Orlando, Sea World, and all Orlando area theme parks and attractions. PASR members can also receive advantageous pricing on Caribbean cruises through Disney and Royal Caribbean, as well as discounts on rental cars.
Moving can be one of life’s biggest stressors. With northAmerican MyHomeBenefits, you can alleviate some of this stress by hiring a reliable, trustworthy mover. Through northAmerican MyHomeBenefits, PASR members can take advantage of long distance and international moving, professional packing and unpacking services, and household storage.
Wholesale Club Discounts
BJ’s Wholesale Club
PASR’s wholesale program will not only give you access to unbelievable storewide savings but will also save you money on your membership to BJ’s Wholesale Club. As the largest wholesale chain in the eastern United States, you can use any of their stores located across the East Coast from Maine to Florida—whether beginning new service or renewing an existing membership! We are not talking just your regular type of grocery store either; besides regular household products, you can save on tires, eyeglasses, jewelry, gasoline, electronics, clothes, and more! You will save nearly half the cost of PASR dues just on your BJ’s membership.
PASR is happy to endorse Sam’s Club as a benefit provider. Sam’s Club offers new members a number of special promotions, which change throughout the year. To view the latest offer, please visit SamsClub.com, or your local Sam’s Club. Please note that Sam’s Club promotional offers are not exclusively for PASR members and may change at any given time.