Frequently Asked Questions
How does United Buying Service benefit me?
1967, UBS has worked with car dealers in the Washington -
Baltimore area to make
purchase simple, fast and easy. Our success
in serving members is based on our pre-negotiated prices, our years of experience, as well as our specially trained sales representatives and
2) Where are the Vehicle
member organization as well as the UBS
affiliated dealerships have a copy of the UBS Official Price Book
available for your
reference. For you to take advantage of
these pre-negotiated prices, which can be combined with savings on dealer-installed
optional equipment, contact us to request a
3) Who is eligible to use United Buying Service?
is a member-benefit
service, for families that are affiliated
through member organizations. Eligible participants include both the
and his or her family members.
4) Are you a local company?
United Buying Service serves the Washington-Baltimore region, so we can work
each and every affiliated dealership and
sales representative that is part of our team. This assures our members
highest level of quality and service.
5) What do I do after
I receive a Purchase Certificate?
contact the UBS sales representatives
and make an appointment to meet with them so
you can take full advantage of the UBS pre-negotiated prices and
6) Tell me about "rebates" and "incentives".
are financial incentives offered by
manufacturers to the consumer to encourage the purchase of a vehicle.
available to all UBS customers in addition to
the UBS pricing.
are financial encouragements offered
by manufacturers to the dealer to encourage the sale
of a vehicle. These incentives are available
Buying Service -- providing you with extra
7) Is UBS just for new cars?
United Buying Service works with its dealers to provide you savings on used vehicles as well. Call UBS and let your advisor know that you are looking for a used vehicle and they can help you find what you are looking for in the price range you want.
Do UBS dealers take trade-ins?
The dollar amount for your vehicle would
usually be the wholesale value. UBS is
particularly helpful in this circumstance by clearly stating the cost of
car, thus you both know the true market value
of your vehicle.
9) What is a "purchase audit"?
purchase audit is included with your regular UBS vehicle purchase!
After you buy your vehicle, you can request a line-by-line audit of your
purchase to make sure you have received the correct UBS price, as
any applicable rebates and incentives! Call UBS and provide us with a copy of your Purchase Order and we will do the rest.
10) I've heard
that UBS provides discounts on furniture, too. What about this?
DO provide discounts
on furniture, also! Simply call or email us your
request for the furniture and we'll refer you to the UBS showroom and
UBS sales representatives to work with!