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KQED PERKS: how it works

To locate member benefits use the KQED PERKS map search tool, and to see all the vendors view the list of participants.

Thank you for being a member of KQED and welcome to KQED Perks!

Your financial support of KQED helps us to provide the public media service you have come to expect in our community. KQED Perks is one way of saying "Thank you" for your support. We hope you enjoy the many discounts and special offers from the participating restaurants, retailers, arts organizations and other businesses and organizations. Like you, the businesses and organizations that participate in KQED Perks are showing their support for KQED by extending these opportunities to you.

Getting Started

To get started, you can use our map search tool. This allows you to easily search for participants and see where they are located. Or view a complete list of participants. Either way, you'll find a description of the discount being offered to members. You can also look for our KQED Perks window sticker displayed at participating business and organizations.

Receiving your discount is simple: when you visit the business or organization, show your KQED Member Card. See the usage guidelines below for more details.

Additional Benefits

We'll continue to add participants so check our site often for new discounts. The best part: the discounts are available on an ongoing basis -- these aren't one-time-only offers! Plus, each month you'll find special Benefit of the Month offers. You can also watch for discount offers in KQED's newsletter QED Up or On Q magazine.

To maintain your benefits, be sure to keep your membership current by renewing your membership prior to the expiration date on your card. A new card will be sent with your acknowledgement letter within 4-6 weeks after you renew.

Usage Guidelines

Please review the discount details listed on this website carefully. Discounts may apply to selected events and activities only, are subject to availability, and apply to in-person sales only, unless otherwise noted.

At restaurants, please present your KQED Member card when you order or before requesting the check. Discount excludes gratuity; please base your gratuity on the pre-discount cost of the meal.

At retailers, please present your KQED Member card before purchases are rung up. Retail discounts apply to in-store merchandise only. For lodging and transportation, mention the discount when making your reservation Online and/or present your card at the time of check in.

Mention KQED Perks and any specified code when scheduling any appointments, classes, services, or reserving tickets with performance venues. Pre-registration or reservations for classes may be required. Present your card when you arrive in person.

Sales tax is computed on the sales price subject to tax, after the discount is applied.

Discount is valid only at listed locations, unless otherwise noted.

If you have more questions…

If a KQED Perks participant does not honor your card, or if you have questions not answered here, please email us or call 415-553-2150 between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Pacific Time, business days. (Monday – Friday)

Terms and Conditions

Subject to your acceptance of all the terms and conditions of the KQED Perks program, as listed here and in the list of participants you are eligible to receive certain benefits as a participant in the KQED Perks program. By your use of the KQED Perks card, you indicate your acceptance to all of these terms and conditions, including without limitation the following. If you do not agree to any of these terms and conditions, please do not use the KQED Perks card.

Your KQED Perks benefits are provided by third parties who are not affiliated with KQED. Accordingly, unless a third party expressly agrees otherwise with you, all benefits, products, services, and other information made available through the KQED Perks program are provided on an "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" basis without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, no warranty is given regarding the completeness, accuracy, reliability or quality of the benefits, products, services, and other information made available to you through the Perks (Perks) Program. IN NO EVENT SHALL KQED BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF USE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF DATA, COST OF COVER OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE KQED PERKS PROGRAM EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL KQED's LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED FIVE DOLLARS. THE LIMITED REMEDIES SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.