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Below are discounts and special offers for travel-related services. To view another category, select it from the categories list to the right.


Biltmore House
1 Approach Rd, Asheville NC 28803
Provides: Biltmore Estate is America's largest home. It is a 250 room chateau that includes priceless works of art, intricate architecture and rooms restored to their original glory. It is located on 8,000 acres, with 250 acres of carefully manicured gardens. Also included on the property are an award-winning winery, historic River Bend Farm, an outdoor center, shopping, dinning and more!
Discount: Discounted rates on tickets for ECU employees throughout the year.

Budget Group, Inc.
Six Sylvan Way, Parsippany,NJ 07054
Contact:  Sandra Verbon
Description:  You can always count on saving money and time with Budget whenever you need to travel on the road.
Discount:  You've got very own Budget Customer Discount Number R524700, which saves you up to 25%.  For additional information or to make a reservation go to: or call 1-800-218-7992

Candlewood Suites Hotel
1055 Waterford Commons Dr, Greenville, NC 27834
Provides: Candlewood Suites is an all-suite, all-inclusive hotel that offers full kitchens with all utensils, cable with HBO, and wireless Internet in each room. Free on-site laundry, fitness center, and business center complete your Candlewood experience. There are also pet-friendly rooms available.
Discount: 15% off our best flex rates for personal use.  Even deeper corporate rate discounts apply for official business use, so please contact our sales office for business reservations. All discounted rates are based on availability and certain blackout dates do apply, such as ECU special event weekends and home football games. Please call for reservations and to check availability.

2016 What's New
2016 Operating Calendar
14523 Carowinds Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28273
Username: CAECU
Password: CAECU
(Note: Username and password must be in ALL CAPS)
Discount: $39 single day theme park admission to Carowinds during the 2015 operating season. Not valid for admissions on June 29 (special event) or Carowinds' Halloween Haunt. July 1st - July 16th are ECU days and tickets are discounted to $35 (Look for the East Carolina University Days online special once logged in). This offer is valid for ECU staff, faculty, students, and alumni.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
3125 S. Memorial Dr, Suite B, Greenville, NC
Discount: Will honor corporate rates for rentals (no expiration date); offer good at all Greenville locations, including the airport.

Fast Park & Relax
8820 Fast Park Dr, Raleigh, NC 27617
Contact: Patti Sasse, Marketing Representative
Provides: We are an off-site parking facility located conveniently near RDU airport off of Lumley/Westgate Road exit. Fast Park is offering the fastest and most professional airport parking in the Triangle area.
Discount: We offer ALL covered parking for only $6.14 per day! (Compared to airport covered parking which ranges from $14 to 18). Click the above link to sign up for our FREE Relax for Rewards Program. Enrollment is free and takes just seconds. This is a service you can use for business and/or leisure travel. If you go to our website to sign-up, you must use promo code 0944207.  If you are an AAA member, present your card at exit and you can also get an additional 15% off.

321 East Arlington Blvd., Greenville, NC  27858
Provides:  Hertz rents vehicles to fit all customer needs.  Corporate travel as well as vacation.  We pick customers up and take them back as well for FREE.  We are not just at the airports any more!
Discount:  Additional 10% off the current lowest internet rates.

Kings Dominion
16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell, VA 23047
Username: KDECU
Password: KDECU
(Note: Username and password must be in ALL CAPS)
Discount: $39 single day theme park admission to Kings Dominion any operating day April through November. Ages 2 and under are FREE. Ticket is not valid for park buyouts and exclusive events. July 1st - July 16th are ECU days, tickets are discounted to $35 (Look for the East Carolina University Days online special once logged in). This offer is valid for ECU staff, faculty, students, and alumni.

Motorhome Republic
Contact:  Hamish Elley-Brown
Description: Welcome to Motorhome Republic, the experts in worldwide motorhome rental.  Spanning the globe across 29 countries, our extensive network of locations and suppliers provides a comprehensive source of fantastic camper deals, a multi-lingual customer service team that's always on call, and special offers that no other site can compete with.  Our outstanding pool of knowledge allows us to create holidays of a lifetime and memories that will last forever.
Discount: Motorhome Republic is happy to support employees at ECU with a great deal on your RV rental.  Save 10% on the base rental price when you add the coupon code: ECU15 (TBC) to your booking.  This offer is valid across rentals throughout USA and Canada for travel in 2015 but is subject to availability.  Offer expires 12/31/15.

Red Roof Inn
605 South Front St, Colombus, OH 43215
Contact:  Sandra Verbon
Description:  You can save 15% at any Red Roof location.
Discount:  To receive your discount, simply call 1-855-352-7619 and use the Volume Plan Discount code #617281 or visit  Walk-ins are welcome, but availability cannot be guaranteed.  Reservations based on availability.

Sylvan Heights Bird Park
500 Sylvan Heights Parkway
PO Drawer 368, Scotland Neck, NC  27874
Contact: Brent Lubbock
Business Description:  Discover the fascinating world of birds with over 200 species of exotic ducks, geese, swans, parrots, pheasants, cranes, flamingos and more. View Eastern NC's native wildlife and wetlands. The newest exhibit, the Landing Zone, provides a unique experience for visitors to interact with free-flying birds as they feed them from a hand held seed stick. Picnic areas and playground on site.    . 
Discount:  Additional $1 off admission price.

Wyndham Worldwide
Six Sylvan Way, Parsippany, NJ 07054
Contact:  Sandra Verbon
Description:  You can save up to 20% the "Best Available Rate" at nearly 7,000 participating hotels.  Advanced reservations required.
Discount:  ID#1000010476 must be mentioned at time of reservation.  Call 1-800-364-6176 or visit: