BAI-BUDDY Membership Perks


membership perks


By becoming a WBAI Buddy:

tote You help to cut down the number of on-air fund drive days.

You get the new WBAI tote/grocery bag.

You automatically become a voting member of WBAI once your donation meets or exceeds $25.

You get to participate in special opportunities, both on the air and off - including discounted or free entry to WBAI's and our partners' events, on-air giveaways, and discounts city-wide.

Below you will see a list of current Member Perks which are both ongoing discounts as well as unique, one-time benefits for those with Member Perks cards which arrive shortly after you subscribe to be a BAI-BUDDY.

Keep checking back for new additions and upcoming BAI-BUDDYy benefits.

If you would like to participate as a retailer or service provider offering benefits to BAI-BUDDIES please click here to send an e-mail to let us know.


Zip Car

No Application Fee (normally $75)
 Discounted Annual Fee (just $25 a year)
  • Discounted Hourly Rate:  $10
  • Business Day Rate (7am-7pm):  $65
  • 24-Hour Day Rate:  $75
All rates include gas, insurance, and 180 miles/day ($0.45/mile thereafter).  These special rates cover all vehicles except BMWs and convertibles.  Weekend rates range depending on metro and length of reservation.
To Sign Up
Fill out the online application at:, you’ll need your driver license and credit card.  After you’re approved, your Zipcard will arrive at your billing address in 5-7 days.  Alternatively, you can elect to pick-up your Zipcard at our New York office. 
How it Works:
Once you’ve received your Zipcard in the mail, simply make a reservation online and use your Zipcard to access the reserved vehicle.  Invoices are online and updated after each reservation (click on “my stuff” then “my bill” to view your invoice). 
Already a Member?  Email me at and we will upgrade your account.


Museum Of City Of New York

Museum of the City of NY
1220 5th Avenue  New York, NY 10029
(212) 534-1672

BAI-BUDDY Member Perk: "2 for the price of 1" Admission


Revolution Books

Revolution Books
146 West 26th Street  New York, NY 10001
(212) 691-3345

Open daily noon-7pm

BAI-BUDDY Member Perk: 10% discount


Joyce Theater

The Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Ave.
New York, NY 1001

BAI-BUDDY Member Perk: Check  here + listen on air for announcements of ticket discounts for specific performances.


Please check back regularly. Member perks are added all the time and
events and performances updated regularly.