AAA members offered additional savings on wireless services through expanded partnership
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wireless carrier Sprint, a AAA partner since 2001, has joined the motor club's Show Your Card & Save Program® to offer members additional discounts and benefits on wireless services.
AAA members now qualify for a 10 percent monthly recurring discount on new line activations on select Sprint plans and waived activation fees valued at $36. Members also are eligible to receive a $50 credit with an online purchase. AAA member benefits for Sprint wireless services can be accessed at AAA.com/Sprint.
"We are pleased to announce our expanded partnership with Sprint to assist AAA members in managing household budgets," said Gail Acebes, director, AAA Partnership Programs. "At a time when saving money remains a priority for many of our members, AAA is committed to expanding member discounts on everyday purchases."
AAA members also receive free FindMe(SM) services which allow any AAA member who is a Sprint subscriber with a newer phone to have their GPS location instantly transmitted to AAA Roadside Assistance when calling for help. AAA FindMe does not require any special downloads or apps. Members can subscribe to AAA FindMe by registering their Sprint mobile phone number and AAA membership number for free at AAA.com/AAAFindMe.
Sprint mobile customers can quickly access AAA Roadside Assistance by simple dialing *AAA (or *222). Members also have access to Sprint's "Ready Now" program, which helps members learn about their handsets.
Last year, members saved nearly $2 billion by taking advantage of AAA/CAA discounts including those available through the Show Your Card & Save® program. AAA's Show Your Card & Save program is one of the largest member discount programs in the world offering more than 164,000 locations for savings worldwide including 110,000 retail locations in North America and popular online retailers. Visit AAA.com/discounts for a complete list of retailers and offers.
Sprint, who served more than 52 million customers by the end of 2nd Quarter 2011, is recognized as the first national carrier in the United States to develop, engineer and deploy wireless 4G service, among other technology innovations. In addition, Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 6 in its 2010 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation's most environmentally friendly companies.
As North America's largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA provides more than 52 million members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at AAA.com.