Membership FAQs

If you cannot find the answer you were looking for, please call us during office hours on 0131 220 4252 and we will be happy to help.

Q: What is Macintyres?

Q: I’ve heard that you must be a member?

Q: Do I fill in an application form?

Q: Why you need to know where I work?

Q: Will my employer know what I have bought?

Q: Why have membership if it is free?

Q: I work for a large company in Edinburgh, but I have never been told anything about Macintyres membership.

Q: Can anyone use my card?

Q: Why bother with a supplementary card I can just come in with them?

Q: I want to arrange membership for my employees, do I have to pay for their purchases?

Q: How do I tell my staff about their membership?

Q: Can I sign up online? Will I receive a membership card if I sign up online?

Q: I want to join but don’t want a membership card posted out as I want to surprise my partner.

Q: Does my membership expire?

Q: I don’t want to be a member, can I still buy from you?

Q: Do you have exclusive member events?

Q: Can I use my membership card to pay for items?

Q: Does my membership offer any other benefits outside Macintyres?

Q: Is there a cost to becoming a member?

Q: Can I become a member if my company has not arranged membership with Macintyres?

Q: Is there a cost to becoming a member?

Q: I have my own company but am a sole trader? I have only a few staff? Can I still join?

Q: I am retired, on maternity leave, on a temporary contract, can I get membership?

Q: What is Macintyres?

A: Macintyres is a beautiful, family run, high quality jeweller. We operate as a membership club. We choose to do this so that we can sell beautiful diamonds, jewellery, current brands and the latest watches at up to half the high street price.

Q: I’ve heard that you must be a member?

A: Yes, membership is free. Companies offer membership to their employees as a staff benefit. It's free for the company and free to the staff member. We do this in order to be able to sell at low prices. Check if your employer has arranged membership on our Membership Page .

Q: Do I fill in an application form?

A: Yes. Bring in proof of employment in-store or check if your employer is registered and fill in the form HERE. Your membership is live immediately.

Q: Why you need to know where I work?

A: We need a way of letting you know that you have free membership, so we arrange this with your employers in return for them internally advertising this fantastic benefit to you.

Q: Will my employer know what I have bought?

A: No, your employer only arranges your free membership. They will not know who has taken up membership, what you have bought or anything else about your transactions.

Q: Why have membership if it is free?

A: In order to sell at up to half the high street price, we must keep our overheads as low as possible, so we do not advertise but we still need to let you know all about us. Having membership allows us to do that through your employer.

Q: I work for a large company in Edinburgh, but I have never been told anything about Macintyres membership.

A: Check HERE to see if your employer has arranged free membership. A lot of employers forget to mention it. If you work for any of the banks, building societies, insurance companies, forces, NHS, local councils or educational establishments then you WILL already have free membership and there are about 8,000 other companies that are members too.

Q: Can anyone use my card?

A: No, but we are delighted to offer supplementary cards for your family members. You would need to attend with your card on their first visit.

Q: Why bother with a supplementary card I can just come in with them?

A: You can, but they might want to buy a surprise for you.

Q: I want to arrange membership for my employees, do I have to pay for their purchases?

A: YNo, each employee pays for their own purchases. Fill in the company membership form HERE.

Q: How do I tell my staff about their membership?

A: Phone us on 0131 220 4252 or by email with your company name and we can arrange posters, leaflets and electronic flyers to make it easy.

Q: Can I sign up online? Will I receive a membership card if I sign up online?

A: Yes, you can sign up HERE. We will post out the membership card direct to you.

Q: I want to join but don’t want a membership card posted out as I want to surprise my partner.

A: Sign up online then email us quoting your membership number and explaining that you don’t want it posted out and we will keep it safely here for you to pick up.

Q: Does my membership expire?

A: No.

Q: I don’t want to be a member, can I still buy from you?

A: Yes, but you will have to pay the full retail price.

Q: Do you have exclusive member events?

A: Yes, but we can only tell you about them if you allow us to send you our newsletter. Please tick the box in store or online when you register for membership.

Q: Can I use my membership card to pay for items?

A: No, it is simply to prove membership. We accept Debit, Visa and Mastercard. We do not accept American Express.

Q: Does my membership offer any other benefits outside Macintyres?

A: Lots of local discounts and offers come with your membership. Ask in store for details.

Q: Is there a cost to becoming a member?

A: No, it is free.

Q: Can I become a member if my company has not arranged membership with Macintyres?

A: First check just in case they have HERE, Then either register your company HERE or email us and we will contact your company to arrange free membership.

Q: Can I become a member if my company has not arranged membership with Macintyres?

A: First check just in case they have HERE, Then either register your company HERE or email us and we will contact your company to arrange free membership.

Q: I have my own company but am a sole trader? I have only a few staff? Can I still join?

A: Yes. Our member companies range from sole traders to companies like The Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Life. Register your company HERE and we will do the rest.

Q: I am retired, on maternity leave, on a temporary contract, can I get membership?

A: Yes. All the above are eligible. Register HERE.

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