Bringing together the Blue Box retired community

The following is a list of benefits continuing after retirement. (current as at February 2016)

Annual Card Fee

The first £37.50 of the annual membership fee is waived and automatically carried forward if you had this benefit as an employee. New fee waivers are not given for applicants after retirement - you must have applied whilst still an employee.

Monthly Newsletter.

For those eligible Retirees taking retirement after June 2010 the Newsletter can be delivered by post to home addresses only by "opting in".

Otherwise the Newsletter is available on this site to read and / or download.

If you would like to "opt in" then please download this form - all the instructions are on the form.

Retiree Club Meetings and Events

All events are advertised together with the appropriate location and any costs involved, in the Newsletter and on this website. You may also bring along guests.

Access to the Retirees website

The website has links to Facebook Groups For Retirees well as The Quarter Century Club Members.

Discounted Football Tickets

Tickets are available for Brighton and Hove Albion home games played at the Amex Community Stadium. Prices and instructions are to be found here.

Travel Discounts

Discounts are provided by Kanoo Travel and are available when using some travel companies. Please call 01273 216621 to check for full details.

Travel Insurance

Insurance is available from American Express Insurance Services at a discount of approximately 10%. Please call 0800 028 7573

Commission free Travellers Cheques and foreign Currency

Arrange transactions through local Kanoo Offices (see below for a list of UK offices)

Dividend Cheques

Kanoo Foreign Exchange will cash your Retiree Dividend Cheques without the need to visit their offices. There is a separate page covering how to do this.

Fred Olsen Cruises

All the details that are needed are to be found on the Fred Olsen Page

IAM Mature Driver Assessment

A significant discount on this assessment is available. The details are to be found on the Mature Driver Page

Pension Beneficiary Form

The Pension Beneficiary Form may be downloaded by following this link

American Express, Kanoo, Virgin Atlantic, IAM and Fred Olsen reserve the right to amend or remove any of the above benefits

Current American Express Travel and Foreign Exchange Offices in UK (Feb 2016)
City Address Telephone
Birmingham 34 Union Street Birmingham B2 4SR 0121 644 5555
Brighton Amex House One John Street, Brighton BN88 1NH 01273 216621
Bristol 35 Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1QE 0117 906 5101
Edinburgh 44 Princes St, Edinburgh, EH22BY 0131 718 2505
Guildford 38 - 40 High Street Guildford GU1 3EL 01483 551605
Leicester 1 Horsefair Street, Leicester, LE1 5BP 0116 242 1801
London Oxford Street 53 Oxford Street, London, W1D 2EG 0207 484 9675
Manchester 3 St Mary's Gate, Manchester, M1 1PX 0161 833 7303|
Nottingham 2 Victoria Street, Nottingham NG1 2EX 01159 247705
Sheffield 20 Charles Street, Sheffield S1 1GW 0114 263 9305
Southampton 99 Above Bar, Southampton SO14 7FG 02380 716805
Current Foreign Exchange Offices ONLY in UK (Feb 2016)
City Address Telephone
Bluewater Bluewater Shopping Centre, Unit LO5AB, Greenhithe, DA9 9SJ 01322 352780
Bournemouth 95A Old Christchurch Road Bournemouth BH1 1EH 01202 780752
Coventry 5 Cathedral Lanes Shopping Centre Coventry CV1 1LL 0247 622 5511
Croydon 1 Crown Hill Croydon CR0 1RY 020 8256 0810
Derby Unit SU158 Westfield Shopping Centre Derby DE1 2PG 01322 342941
Lakeside Unit 347 Lakeside Shopping Centre, West Thurrock, Grays, RM20 2ZH 01708 890626
Milton Keynes 670 Silbury Boulevard Milton Keynes MK9 3AE 01908 608877