Benefits and services

Benefits and services

Many of the benefits and services offered to Mensa members are listed below. Not listed are the endless opportunities for friendship and belonging through the vast network of social activities at both the national and the local level. 

For benefit and service recommendations or to become one of the special benefits and services available to American Mensa members, please contact our Membership Department.

Membership benefits for Young Mensans

It can be tough to be the smartest kid in the room, but Mensa makes it a little easier by providing a wide range of benefits and opportunities specifically for Young Mensans. From contests to newsletters; discounts on AP prep courses and our own accelerated reading program, Mensa's Gifted Youth benefits are just another way we provide our younger members with valuable resources.

Alamo® car rentals
Rent from Alamo® on your next trip

Welcome to Alamo Country®, where American Mensa members get unlimited mileage and year-round discounts off Alamo’s already great rates.

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American Mensa's Mensa Works
American Mensa's Mensa Works

Don’t get lost on the commercial job boards; American Mensa’s Mensa Works is tailored just for Mensa members. Powered by career services leader Boxwood, Mensa Works distinguishes itself from generalist job boards in a number of ways.

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Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers
Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers

Two-time winner of the prestigious Independent Press Award for Best Personal Life Coverage, this quarterly publication is more than a parenting magazine! It's funny, poignant, smart and advice-free. Brain, Child serves up top-notch reflection and analysis of modern motherhood.

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Choice Hotels
Stay at Choice Hotels

American Mensa members save up to 15 percent off the regular rate at more than 4,000 participating Comfort Inns, Comfort Suites, Clarion Hotels, Sleep Inn and Suites, Mainstay Suites, Econo Lodges and Rodeway Inns. Members also get free Choice Privileges membership, EA$Y Choice and Airline Miles.

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Dell
Dell

American Mensa has joined Dell's Member Purchase Program, through which association members enjoy promotions and discounts on the largest catalog of home and office systems.

Edmund Scientifics
Edmund Scientifics

Delight both your inner science geek and your inner accountant with this great benefit! American Mensa members receive 15 percent off items for everything from astronomy to optics to solar energy (with some exceptions).

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Free Spirit Publishing
Free Spirit Publishing

Free Spirit Publishing produces award-winning books for and about gifted kids; they are the leading publisher of learning tools that support young people's social and emotional health. American Mensa members get a 20-percent discount on all of Free Spirit's products.

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GEICO
GEICO

The GEICO Auto Insurance Program offers American Mensa members quality car insurance with complete 24-hour sales, policy and claims service. GEICO’s Property Agency can help Mensa members obtain homeowners, renters, condominium and boat insurance.

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Hertz
Hertz

Hertz offers discounts to Mensa members on a multitude of rental car needs.

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HP
HP

American Mensa has teamed up with HP to offer you the opportunity to purchase award-winning HP consumer products at discounted prices.

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Since 1979, the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth has worked to identify and develop the talents of the most advanced K-12 learners worldwide. Today the center offers a very exclusive benefit to Young Mensans: 10 percent off online courses.

LifeBound
LifeBound

Members receive a 33 percent discount when they buy three or more books from LifeBound, whose books, programs and curricula follow a stairstep developmental path for students from Grades 5-12 and beyond into college and career.

LifeLock Identity Theft Prevention
LifeLock Identity Theft Prevention

Secure your identity with this new benefit available to American Mensa members! LifeLock supplies the world's only solution that will actually prevent your identity from being used and back up their claim with a one-million-dollar guarantee.

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Long-Term Care Quote(SM)
Long-Term Care Quote(SM)

Long-Term Care QuoteSM is a consumer resource center and independent agency specializing in long-term care coverage, offering online policy comparisons and personalized quotes from highly rated, financially sound insurance companies.

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McGraw-Hill ONboard
McGraw-Hill ONboard

The McGraw-Hill ONboard™ Series for Advanced Placement is an online, interactive program designed to help incoming AP students build the background knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their upcoming AP coursework and beyond. McGraw-Hill offers Mensa members a 20-percent discount on course fees.

Mensa Connection
The Mensa Connection

The Mensa Connection, powered by Here On Biz, fulfills your Mensa networking needs in one convenient app. It's the smartphone tool for you to make smart connections. Using the Mensa Connection at home or on the road, you'll be able to network with Mensans and other associates who matter.

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Mensa Honor Society
Mensa Honor Society

In recognition of the achievements and service of Young Mensans, the Mensa® Honor Society is open to Young Mensan students between the ages of 10 and 18 who meet membership qualifications for both American Mensa and the honor society.  The ideals of the Mensa Honor Society are integrity, intellectual curiosity, academic commitment and service.  Youth who belong to the society are eligible to earn to the honor cords, as well as receive certificates of membership.

Mensa Match
Mensa Match

In partnership with Match.com®, American Mensa has created Mensa Match, which helps Mensans meet to find friendship and love with one another or to form those connections with people outside of Mensa.

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Mensa Store
Mensa Store

The Mensa Store, licensed through Fox Imaging, is the official store of American Mensa products and is your source for Mensa-branded apparel and other products including Mensa Select® games, books, pins and more.

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Mercer Health & Benefits Administration
Mercer Health & Benefits Administration

Mercer Health & Benefits Administration LLC offers comprehensive major medical, short-term, group term life, personal accident, catastrophe, extra in-hospital coverage and disability income insurance.

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MyHomeBenefits
MyHomeBenefits

If you plan to buy, sell, finance or move your home, MyHomeBenefits (parent company SIRVA) is your one-stop solution. American Mensa members and their families can get a simplified move process, award-winning service and exclusive member savings.

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National car rental
National car rental

As an American Mensa member, you get unlimited mileage and year-round discounts off National's rates at approximately 3,000 locations in 72 countries across the globe.

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Office Depot
Office Depot

Need help "taking care of business"? Let Office Depot help, and get a discount just for being a Mensa member! American Mensa has partnered with one of the world's largest office-products distributors to help Mensans save money both online and at Office Depot's stores.

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PC Connection
PC Connection

American Mensa is the first association to join PC Connection's corporate discount program and get up to 6 percent off listed prices. Members set up their own login under American Mensa's master account to take advantage of these discounts.

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Popular Science
Subscribe to <em>Popular Science</em>

Each entertaining issue of Popular Science covers the latest developments in cars, electronics, communications, tools, energy, aviation, science, space exploration and much more. Get the future now and enjoy a special Mensan annual subscription rate of $10 — that's almost 80 percent off the cover price!

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Science Illustrated
Science Illustrated

Science Illustrated is designed for intellectually curious men and women with a passion for science and discovery and a desire to share that passion with their families. Mensans can enjoy this new magazine at a special annual subscription rate.

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Scientific American MIND
Scientific American MIND

Scientific American MIND, from the editors of Scientific American, takes you inside the most riveting breakthroughs. They offer Mensa members a special discount off of the annual subscription rate.

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Smart Buys
Smart Buys

American Mensa has teamed up with Amazon.com to create Smart Buys, an online storefront for all things found where Mensa and Amazon intersect. Bookmark the store, come do what you do at Amazon anyway, and help support American Mensa!

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Stanford University Education Program for Gifted Youth
Stanford University Education Program for Gifted Youth

The Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) at Stanford University offers multimedia computer-based distance-learning courses. EPGY provides high-ability students of all ages with an individualized educational experience, optimized in both pace and content.

Vanity email aliases
Get a Mensa vanity email alias

Mensa International, Ltd., offers free vanity email aliases to all current members. If you want an "@member.mensa.org" address, you can have it free along with access to both American Mensa's online Community and Mensa International's global online community — for as long as you remain a current member of American Mensa.

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VPI Pet Insurance
VPI Pet Insurance

VPI Pet Insurance offers affordable health coverage that helps pay the treatment costs for your pet's accidents, illnesses and routine medical care. Mensans get a 5-percent group discount on base policy premiums.

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