KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey by AAA, 69 percent of families are selecting road trips as their vacation of choice this summer.* As a record number of travelers prepare to hit the road, Pilot Flying J is ready to keep them refueled, refreshed and relaxed along the way with summertime discounts, renovated restrooms and an expanded variety of fresh, fast meal options.
To help kickoff the busy summer driving season, Pilot Flying J wants to make it easier for travelers to "fill up" on the items they want. From now through July 7, guests are invited to take advantage of the Thungry promotion, which was created to provide choice and variety to consumers. Thungry offers guests any king size candy bar or XXVL Frito Lay bag for just $1, with the purchase of any non-alcoholic beverage in-store.
For those with a larger appetite this summer, guests can enjoy "Unexpectedly Awesome"
PJ Fresh Pizza, a new lineup of hearty PJ Fresh breakfast sandwiches made with artisan ingredients, as well as access to countless quick-service restaurant partners, including Subway, Wendy's, Cinnabon, Denny's, Moe's Southwest Grill and more.
"We know travelers have many needs while on the road, so we aim to make the total experience for our guests as enjoyable and productive as possible," said Ken Parent, president of Pilot Flying J. "For our guests, we are a travel center destination they can rely on because we're always listening to what matters to them most."
To make sure travelers also have a comfortable and clean place to stop when they need to during their summer travels, Pilot Flying J recently invested $50 million to renovate restrooms across their network of travel centers, adding amenities like LED lighting, eco-friendly hand dryers, Italian tile accents and more. These restroom upgrades are complete at locations in travel hubs like Illinois, Texas, Ohio, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Florida and California, and the remainder of locations will be upgraded through the next two years.
To learn more about Pilot Flying J, visit www.pilotflyingj.com or download the mobile app.
*According to an AAA research study; April 21, 2016
About Pilot Flying J
Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers in North America, is committed to making life better for drivers. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Pilot Flying J has more than 650 retail locations, 44 Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Centers and 43 Boss Shops all of which accept MyRewards loyalty cards, Pilot Flying J's loyalty rewards program. The Pilot Flying J network provides drivers with access to more than 70,000 parking spaces for trucks, 4,900 showers and more than 5,000 diesel lanes offering Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the pump. Pilot Flying J is currently ranked No. 8 on Forbes' list of America's Largest Private Companies. Visit www.pilotflyingj.com for more information.
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