How to Save With the AAFES Gas Discount Program

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How to Save With the AAFES Gas Discount Program

Fuel is typically expensive, with no relief in sight. However, by signing with the program, you can start enjoying lower prices at the pump today, so you save more on gas costs. DoNotPay helps you register for the gas rewards program the easy way. Our new Fuel Rewards product simplifies the signup process and provides you with a more convenient way to keep track of your points and Alt ID.

What Are Fuel Rewards/Gas Rewards?

Fuel rewards are a program that helps you save money on gas whenever you fuel at participating stations. Once you join the program, all it takes is to swipe your fuel rewards card and enter your Alt ID when fueling at the participating station. By joining these rewards programs, you could save between 5 and 25 cents/ gallon on your gas.

Some rewards programs offer discounts and other benefits on top of any rewards you can earn by paying for gas with a credit card. Other gas programs also allow you to earn rewards on dining and shopping in selected restaurants and stores. Whether you want to enjoy discounts on fuel charges or earn rewards on your dining and shopping, DoNotPay can help you to sign up for a rewards program today and start saving.

How AAFES Gas Discount Program Works

AAFES offers an effective way to lower the pain at the pump by at least 5 cents per gallon. To get started, you must have a Military Star Card. The Military Star Card is exclusively available to military personnel, veterans, and their families who have Military Exchange Access. Notably, the DoD Civilians started enjoying the Card's benefits from June 2021.

If you are a cardholder, you are automatically enrolled in the Military Star Rewards Program, where you earn 2% rewards or 2 points on each purchase. The rewards card is delivered to the email on your Military Star account once you earn 2,000 points.

Here are the details of the discount program:

Savings/gallonUp to 25 cents off per gallon
How it worksYou must have a Military Star Card. The Military Star Card is exclusively available to military personnel, veterans, and their families who have Military Exchange Access. The Card can only be used at the following participating locations:
  • Base exchanges
  • Gas stations
  • Clothing/uniform shops
  • Commissaries
  • Mini marts

All you have to do is:

  • Drive to a participating gas station
  • At the pump, swipe your Military Star Card
  • Once prompted, choose "Rewards" then "Fuel Rewards."
  • In-put your Alt ID before paying with your credit or debit card
How to sign-upVisit the Exchange Credit Program website and fill the Military Star Card Application form in its entirety.
Additional BenefitsThere are extra discounts on Veterans day and from Nov 30th to Dec 4th, and Dec 28th to Jan 4th.
Where is it available?On-base gas stations

More Details About AAFES Gas Discount Program

Apart from the five cents a gallon discount that you enjoy at the pump, higher discounts are also offered three times before each New Year:

  • On Veterans Day, Nov 11th, each shopper using a Military Star gets 11 cents off the gallon of gas.
  • From Nov 30th to Dec 4th, and Dec 28th to Jan 4th, you can save 20 cents per gallon on the pump using the Card.

You should also note as of Sept 30th, 2015, the Chase Military Star Card with MasterCard benefits was discontinued. This means there is only one Military Star Card today offered by the Exchange Credit Program (ECP).

How to Sign-Up for AAFES Gas Discount Program

As mentioned earlier, you need the Military Star card to enjoy the at the pump. The Military Star card and rewards are only available for the military personnel and their families. They are also available for Disabled Veterans and Veterans who received Honorable discharges. The Military Star card is offered by the ECP and managed by the Army and Air Force Exchange (AAFES). If you are eligible, you can apply for the Military Star card by following the steps below:

  1. Visit the Exchange Credit Program website. Fill the Military Star Card Application form in its entirety to ensure timely processing.
  2. Read the terms and conditions prior to submitting your application. Incomplete applications lead to denial.
  3. Direct all your queries to the Exchange Credit Program Contact Center at 1-877-891-7827.
  4. Your new Card will be delivered to your address in due course.

As you can see, the process of signing up for the Military Star Card is lengthy and tedious. If you don't have the time to fill up long forms, DoNotPay has your back. DoNotPay's new Fuel Rewards product automates the sign-up process and keeps track of your points.

How to Get Discounts and Rewards for Fuel Using DoNotPay

If you want to get discounts and rewards for fuel but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 3 easy steps:

  1. Open DoNotPay and click on the Fuel Rewards Product.

  2. Choose whether you would like to 1) Sign up for a new rewards account, 2) See your Alt ID, or 3) Check on your fuel points. If it's your first time using our product, you'll be prompted to sign up for a rewards account first.

  3. If you choose to see your Alt ID or fuel points, DoNotPay will display that information for you. Otherwise, we'll guide you through a few questions so we can sign you up for a rewards account at your favorite gas station on your behalf.

Let DoNotPay Help You Sign-Up for AAFES Gas Discount Program Today

With the ever-rising cost of fuels worldwide, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service gas stations are helping eligible members fill up their tanks and save each time they visit participating gas stations. DoNotPay can help you sign up for the program, so you get an Alt ID that you can use to redeem savings at the gas station you selected. Whenever you want to track your fuel points, just open the DoNotPay Fuel Rewards product. Join us today to learn more!

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