Discount Programs

Discount Programs

AWS Logo Merchandise

Trust Lands' End Business Outfitters to deliver top-quality custom AWS logo products and clothing that are perfect for both home and work. Share your pride in being part of AWS's worldwide community while enjoying the exceptional value of merchandise from Lands' End, all fully guaranteed.

Visit Lands' End Business Outfitters, or call 1-800-920-1471

Equipment and Tools

AWS Members can save big with the GAWDA / AWS Discount Program.  AWS members receive member-only discounts on welding equipment and tools of the trade by participating distributors.  Click here to see the list of participating distributors.

Insurance Programs

Gallagher - Liability Insurance

AWS has partnered with Gallagher to provide members with access to liability insurance solutions at competitive prices. To determine your eligibility and request a quote, complete the Application Form which is available in the AWS Member Network. If prompted, please enter your AWS membership number or email address and password. If you have questions related to the application or the insurance offerings, contact AJ Gallagher Program Manager Nik Levin at (630) 694-4412 or nik_levin@ajg.com.

Liberty Mutual - Auto & Home Insurance

Liberty Mutual has partnered with the American Welding Society to offer members exclusive savings on quality auto and home insurance.* Call 800-531-6087 or visit Liberty Mutual to learn more or get a free quote.

*Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.

American Hearing Benefits

American Hearing BenefitsAmerican Hearing Benefits is a convenient hearing benefits program which provides access to free hearing consultations and significant discounts on hearing aids through our nationwide network of hearing professionals. As a member of AWS, you and your family are entitled to the following hearing savings through American Hearing Benefits:

  • Free annual hearing consultations for you and your family
  • Free one year supply of batteries
  • One year of free office visits
  • Free Deluxe Warranty Plan, including loss and damage
  • 60-day trial period
  • Financing plans available

To learn more call 888-856-3753 or visit www.americanhearingbenefits.com/partners/AWS

Office Max / Office Depot

Office DepotOffice Depot and OfficeMax are one company! AWS Members can save up to 75% on over 93,000 products. Great for your printing, cleaning and office needs. Shop online or in any Office Depot or OfficeMax store. Enjoy FREE next-day delivery on online orders over $50!

Click here to shop online or print off a FREE Store Purchasing Card.

Shipping & Freight

UPS - United StatesUPS

Flat Rate Discounts on Shipping AWS and UPS took the guesswork out and put the easy in. Members now have access to new and improved flat rate pricing with savings of 45% on Domestic Next Day/Deferred, 25% on Ground Commercial / Residential and up to 50% on additional services.  In addition, members can take advantage of UPS Smart Pickup® service for free.

Open a new account, or if you are already taking advantage of our UPS savings program, re-enroll and apply the new discounts to your existing account by visiting: www.savewithups.com/aws or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., ET.

*Visit www.savewithups.com/aws for specific services and discounts.

UPS – Canada

AWS Members in Canada can take advantage of the UPS Members Benefit Program and receive 40% off small package shipments, 40% off imports, at least 75% off freight shipments over 150 lb. and more. To enroll for free and start saving today, visit membersbenefitprogram.com/AWS or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST.

YRC Freight

YRC Freight invented LTL (less-than-truckload). Their broad portfolio of North American LTL services helps you increase the flexibility and reliability of your supply chains by offering direct service to almost every point in the United States and nearly all of the Canadian population.

  • AWS Members receive a minimum 70% discount
  • Ground and air expedited and guaranteed solutions
  • Unlike most carriers, YRC Freight Time-Critical Service counts Saturday and Sunday as service days
  • Cross-border services throughout North America
  • Get the highest Canada cross-border clearance rate among LTL carriers for your shipments
  • YRC Freight Exhibit Services has been Best-in-Show for trade show shipping for over 25 years
  • No-cost inbound guarantee on trade show shipments
  • Book, track, and manage your shipments anytime and anywhere at my.yrcfreight.com or contact YRC Freight Customer Service 24/7 at 800.610.6500
  • Specialize in palletized shipments over 150 lbs.

The AWS/YRC Freight Shipping Program is a free Corporate Member benefit.
It’s easy to get started, enroll today by phone, e-mail, or online.
Call: 800.647.3061associations@yrcfreight.com | http://yrc.com/membersvc/

TSYS Merchant Solutions

TSYSWith more than 30 years of industry experience, TSYS Merchant Solutions offers AWS members a payment acceptance program tailored to your business needs.

With a full portfolio of payment-acceptance solutions that include credit, debit, prepaid, mobile, chip, digital wallet, and B2B, we help our customers conveniently conduct safe and secure electronic transactions with trust and confidence.

AWS Member Benefits:

  • Free business and social media analysis tools to help your business grow. Learn more at www.tsysmerchantinsights.com/
  • Negotiated, member-only payment processing rates
  • Payment acceptance products customized to your specific business needs
  • U.S.-based service representatives available 24/7
  • Account management team
  • Free online reporting

Visit TSYS Merchant Solutions

APPI Energy

APPI EnergyAWS endorsed APPI Energy to provide data-driven procurement and consulting solutions that reduce electricity and natural gas costs for members on an ongoing basis. The APPI Energy database of daily supplier prices enables the team of experts to benchmark prices in every deregulated energy market. APPI Energy reviews thousands of prices every day to deliver data-driven solutions and true apples-to-apples comparisons.

Recommendations to AWS members regarding when to buy energy, and which contract length is best, are based on extensive data analytics and 20 years of transaction experience. This includes an evaluation of current supply contracts, proprietary price analytics, energy tariff analysis, regulatory tracking, and complete customer service. To take advantage of this membership benefit program, contact APPI Energy at 800-520-6685.

Contact APPI Energy

Car Rental

Hertz Car RentalHertz

Hertz is proud to provide car rental savings to AWS. Benefits Include:

  • Everyday savings of up to 25% off when reserving with your organization’s CDP# 2173129 for either business or leisure travel.
  • Bonus savings when combining promotional coupons with your CDP# letting you save even MORE!
  • Receive complimentary membership in our award-winning loyalty program, Hertz Gold Plus Rewards®.
  • Click Here to make a reservation or call 1-800-654-2200.

Dollar Car Rental & Thrifty Car RentalThrifty Car RentalDollar Car Rental

Save 7% off base rates at participating locations with Dollar Car Rental and Thrifty Car Rental!

Click here to reserve with Dollar Car Rental or call 1-800-800-4000 (Use CD# 3064366)

Click here to reserve with Thrifty Car Rental or call 1-800-847-4389 (Use CDP# 3064365)

Hotel Reservations

Wyndham Hotel Group

Wyndham Hotel GroupAs a member of AWS, you will receive up to 20% off the “Best Available Rate” at over 7,500 participating locations worldwide.  Book online or call and give the agent your special discount ID number 1000007487 at time of booking to receive discount.  Whether you are looking for an upscale hotel, an all-inclusive resort or something more cost-effective, we have the right hotel for you, and at the right price. So start saving now. 

Click here or call our special member benefits hotline 1-877-670-7088 and reserve your room today.

©2015 Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC. All rights reserved. All hotels are either franchised by the company or owned, and/or managed by Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc., one of its affiliates, or through a joint-venture partner.

“Best Available Rate” is defined as the best, non-qualified, unrestricted, publicly available rate on the brand sites for the hotel, date, and accommodations requested. The discount for some properties may be less than 20% off Best Available Rate.  Certain restrictions may apply.  To redeem this offer, click our URL link on Organization’s website or call the phone number above and give ID at the time of reservation.  Offer not valid if hotel is called directly, caller must use toll-free numbers listed above.  Advanced reservations are required.  Offer is subject to availability at participating locations, and some blackout dates may apply.   Offer cannot be combined with any other discounts, offers, group rates, or special promotions.  Discounted rates vary by location and time of year.  Offer is void where prohibited by law and has no cash value.  Planet Hollywood is not a current participant in the member benefit program.

Red Roof Inn

Red Roof15% discount on stays at all locations!

Red Roof Inn has over 350 hotels across 41 states in the U.S. Take advantage of accommodations like free Wi-Fi, HBO, ESPN, CNN, and pets stay free! You will find great rooms, comfy beds, budget-conscious rates, and nice people devoted to making your stay a great one.

Make reservations 1 of 3 different ways to receive your discount:

  1. Online through AWS’s Red Roof Inn website: www.redroof.com/deals/partner/american-welding-society
  2. Call 800-RED-ROOF (800-733-7663) and mention AWS
  3. On site at any Red Roof Inn location, by mentioning AWS

Motel 6Motel 6

Motel 6 has partnered with AWS to provide all members a 10% discount at any of the 1,400+ pet-friendly Motel 6 locations in the U.S. and Canada. Motel 6 offers a clean, comfortable room and great service for the lowest price of any national chain, and the discount will help you save you even more. To book your reservation, call 1-800-4-Motel 6, and use the code - CP5Y7N4D to receive the discount. You can also book online by clicking here.

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Hotel Engine

Hotel EngineAmerican Welding Society is proud to partner with Hotel Engine, a private hotel booking platform, to connect affinity organizations and their members to deeply discounted hotel rates.

Top benefits of your complimentary membership include:

  • An average savings of 26% off public rates at 150,000+ hotels globally
  • No contracts, annual fees, or spending minimums
  • 24/7, U.S.-based customer support

Sign up at www.hotelengine.com/join/americanweldingsoinc

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Lands' End

AWS Members receive a 10% discount on AWS merchandise through our Lands’ End Store

AWS Members who wish to order AWS merchandise in quantity (12 or more) receive special pricing through our partnership with Staples. For more information, please contact Keila DeMoraes at 1-800-443-9353 Ext. 444 or kdemoraes@aws.org

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