Travel discounts

Shopper Travel

Union Shopper Travel is a booking service specifically for union members. They can find and book the cheapest airfares, hotels, tours and insurance on your behalf - just let them know where you want to go. Visit or phone 1300 369 336.

Budget Buddies car hire

AEU Victoria members get 2.5% off the best available rate when renting with Budget Car Hire. Call 1800 111 102 and quote BCD #N023806 to get your Budget Buddies rate.

Hertz car hire

Hertz offer a 5% discount off the lowest leisure rates for union members and 10% off international affordable rates for NZ, UK, Europe, USA and Canada. Get the special discount code by signing up at

Shizuka Ryokan Retreat and Spa

Shizuka Ryokan, the renowned Japanese guesthouse in Hepburn Springs, offers AEU members 15% off at the indulgent retreat featuring traditional accommodation, delicious cuisine and luxurious spa treatments.

This offer even includes school holidays!

Please make your reservation at the secure online booking form at or via telephone 03 5348 2030 during business hours.

Metung Holiday Villas

The AEU has negotiated an exclusive deal for members holidaying on the Gippsland Lakes, with a special offer of up to 40% off at Metung Holiday Villas. Phone 03 51562 306 or visit

Metung Holiday Villas also offers AEU members:

  • a 10% discount for long weekends (including Melbourne Cup weekend) with a minimum 3-day booking
  • in non-peak periods, a three-night stay for $289.00
  • in the months of June, July and August, a fourth night free with a late check out.

These are based on internet rates.