Shopping Discounts

Everyone saves on groceries and gas at wholesale clubs; teachers save even more! Get deep discounts on household memberships, exclusively for CEA members. Looking to make a big-ticket purchase? Get direct quotes from wholesalers and distributors on appliances, TVs, cars, furniture, kitchen cabinets, and more.

— Discount Clubs and Services —

CEA members have access to a variety of benefits and programs to enhance your life and your career. Check your eligibility information and learn about the benefits for new members and retired members to see what's available to you.

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  • BJ's Wholesale Club

    CEA members save even more at BJ's, with 13 Connecticut stores and more than 200 locations nationwide. Contact Corporate Sales Representative Maggie Spada at 860-857-2958 or mspada@bjs.com to set up a CEA member account. CEA members pay only $40 for a 13-month two-person membership (regularly priced at $55). With your two-person membership, you may share your savings with a family member or anyone in your household.

  • Buyer's Edge, Inc.

    Use this buying service to call wholesalers and distributors directly for quotes on major purchases such as appliances, TVs, cars, furniture, kitchen cabinets, and 14 other categories. Use group number/username: 1001 and password: CEA to receive a quote.

  • Tankfarm

    Tankfarm buys propane gas in bulk, so CEA members save an average of 50 cents to $1 per gallon from top-rated local suppliers—with no setup, tank rental, or delivery fees. As a CEA member, your Tankfarm membership is free, and there are no lock-ins.

    • $50 free propane certificate upon sign-up
    • $100 certificate good for the purchase of a new propane tank
    • Free lifetime membership

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