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November 2018

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Make a Christmas Wish

Make a Christmas Wish

Our nearest star is 4.24 light years away. When we make a wish, we’re wishing on that impossible distance. This Christmas we’re bringing the stars a little bit closer. We are inviting our members to Make A Christmas Wish.

 

The universe is calling all Carers, NHS and Health Care Workers everywhere to help us defy the laws of physics.

It isn’t often that we get to reach beyond our blue office chairs and into that magic expanse of sky 4.24 light years away.

We want to make our incredible members, dedicated to looking after others all year, really smile.

Did you know that we’re all made of stars? As it happens, it’s in our anatomical science. We’re made of star stuff. So, make a wish on us this Christmas – make us sparkle! Simply fill in the form and keep your eyes peeled to the website.

Once we’ve received your entries, our fairies will be selecting some very lucky winners to have their wishes granted by December 18th.

We’ve invited our brightest brands to help make these wishes come true. After all, what is the spirit of Christmas but that feeling that something truly magical could really happen?

It’s free to sign up as a member, and once you have the sky’s the limit! The fairies will be leaving us soon, so get your wishes in as soon as you can!

Merry Christmas to all our members and good luck.

 

 

Travel

Best Holiday Destinations with a Discount for 2019

What are you dreaming of for 2019? As we scrape the morning frost from our cars and sink deeper into December we can’t help but dream of travel experiences for the new year. With that in mind we’ve brought together our best holiday destinations with a discount for 2019.

Give flight to your winter daydreams and some of the world’s top travel destinations right here.

Paris

If it’s romance, culture, chaotic marketplaces, world class museums, and some of the most iconic structures in the world you crave Paris is the perfect destination.

Stroll along the Seine. Drink a bottle or two of wine and tuck in to some truly sumptuous cuisine.

The Jet2holidays £25 discount can be used across numerous destinations – but we’ll always have Paris. Find the holiday you love with a £25 discount.

Japan

Virgin Holidays have an incredible range of transatlantic destinations to apply your 5% NHS discount for new bookings made before 31st December.

We have our sights set on Japan, the beauty of the cherry blossom, ancient Buddhist temples, and the mix of ancient culture and a passion for the new.

Wander through strolling gardens and enjoy the contrast of sci-fi like urban cityscapes within a metropolis alight with blood red leaves and the orange glow of the maple trees.

Portugal

Portugal is home to a huge range of UNESCO locations, historical centres, archaeological sites, cultural landscapes and natural parks. Rich in culture heritage as well as waterfront esplanades, beaches, and marketplaces selling decorative arts. The locally owned restaurants will serve you up a sumptuous array of gastronomic treats.

Get there with EasyJet’s £100 off package holidays here.

Gulf Coast – Florida

Florida’s Gulf Coast is home to long stretch of white sandy beaches lapped by balmy waters.

Take in sunset boat trips, island tours, mouth-watering cuisine, National Parks and wildlife. It’s the perfect destination for those craving a mix of tranquillity, outdoor pursuits and wildlife within a powder white stretch of paradise.

James Villa Holidays are currently offering up to 10% off for NHS members. 

Sardinia

Clear blue waters washing over pink sand. Sardinia is a sensory palette of rugged green landscapes and brightly painted houses.

Gorge yourself on seafood served in regional herbs, spices and oils, and take a stroll around the boutique lined streets.

Sardinia is not only a place to nourish your body and spirit, it is also a destination alive with revelry. Hop from festival to festival (there’s one for every month) or take it easy with a cruise along the coast. Eurocamp have an early booking offer with up to 30% off for NHS staff.

Health Service Discounts is free to use and free to join. Sign up at the banner below.

Discounts

Best Christmas Party Outfits with a Discount

The Christmas season is almost upon us and that can mean only one thing – parties! The race is on to find the best Christmas party outfits with a discount.

Everyone is currently on the hunt to find a festive outfit that’s both stylish and guarantees you’ll be the centre of attention. It’s a tightrope!

Avoid that last-minute Christmas party dress dilemma. We’re here to help you steal the show with some extra sparkle. Here’s our best Christmas party outfits with a discount that’ll leave you fighting off the mistletoe!

5% cashback at Topshop

This dress has the wow factor you need for any Christmas party or night out and its very versatile. Wear it for the work do with a smart tuxedo jacket or accessorise it with a belt for a night out with the girls or a date.  This animal sequin mini dress will be sure to catch the fairy lights and a few admiring glances. Try it with our 5% cashback card at Topshop.

5% cashback at Miss Selfridge

Comfort and glamour are not easy to find in an outfit. This metallic Champagne Plisse jumpsuit from Miss Selfridge possess that attention-grabbing elegance that makes a great Christmas party outfit. Dance the night away in wide legged retro style with our 5% discount card.

5% cashback at New Look

This pale pink mirror sequinned twist front dress will add that bit of extra sparkle this Christmas. Fun, festive and versatile. Wear it for your work Christmas meal or on New Years Eve. Get a 5% discount at New Look with our cashback card.

5% cashback at River Island

If you don’t fancy braving the cold in a mini dress this velvet gown from River Island is luxurious to the floor glamour that is sure to turn some heads. This tie-knot split fronted dress will give you the coverage you need. Its conservative glamour loses nothing of its power to attract attention. This maxi dress wouldn’t look out of place on the red carpet, for Christmas cocktails or a work do. NHS staff get your 5% off with our discount card.

20% NHS Discount at Peacocks

Peacocks black glitter culotte jumpsuit will have your Christmas outfit all wrapped up with a bow! Go for these cut off wide leg culottes and show off a pair of killer heels without losing the look of a jumpsuit. This is the perfect Christmas do styling – attractive and not overstated but sure to grab you your fair share of attention. Get your 20% off full priced items at Peacocks here.

Membership is free for NHS and health care staff. Sign up at the banner below.

Money Saving Tips

Top 5 Christmas Gift Guide

We’ve brought together the best of our listed discounts into a Top 5 Christmas Gift Guide to make life a little easier. Christmas is fast approaching and there’s not long to find the perfect presents to make it memorable.

We have found some amazing stocking fillers with a discount to put a bit of extra magic under your Christmas tree. Here’s our top picks:

GHD 10% NHS Discount

With an NHS discount of 10% on the GHD range you can spoil the ones you love this Christmas with Hollywood Waves, festival hair, vintage styles and straighteners to mention just a few. GHD have something for all hair lengths and styles from pixie crops to mermaid waves. Blow them away with a new hairdryer, curlers, straighteners or brushes.

REN Skincare. £10 off for NHS

Give the gift of beauty, relaxation and cleaner skin care this Christmas. We have a £10 NHS discount on REN skincare products. Redeem it and bag yourself some REN body gift sets, night care kits, Moroccan Rose Oil, pillow spray and much more. Their REN Facial Skincare collection is award winning and formulated using innovative mineral and plant technology. Anyone can develop a clean skincare routine – even with sensitive, blemish prone, combination or dry skin. This mostly vegan skincare range is a great way to fill those stockings!

BaByliss Professional Haircare. Exclusive 20% NHS Discount

Great for him or her, BaByliss have a huge range of haircare and grooming products to please the whole family. For the men in your life get a 20% NHS discount off grooming tools. Crew cut rotary blades, beard trimmers and the classic clipper are the perfect gifts. For those who’d like boutique salon powered blow dries, hot air stylers, rollers and crimpers BaByliss have an incredibly innovative range of salon quality styling tools. Check out their curl chambers, ionic frizz control straighteners and ceramic technology with our exclusive 20% NHS discount.

Benefit Cosmetics. 10% NHS Discount

Benefit make beautiful make up products and gift sets with some real vintage glamour. Create your own kit or opt for a pre-made three tiered make up gift cake in the shape of a cake. Max out your 10% NHS discount for ‘banging brows and lashes’, contour sticks, face primer, push-up eyeliners, brow pencils and much more.

Clarks 10% off Adult Footwear

Keep the ones you love warm, stylish and prepared for the winter weather. We currently have 10% off full price adult footwear in a range of widths at Clarks. A great gift for both him or her, treat someone to waterproof boots, smart shoes and everything in between. Dress up or down with their range of over 1000 styles you’ll be sure to make someone happy this Christmas.