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AAA Members Save Big on Back-to-School Items


AAA Members Save Big on Back-to-School Items

Members are eligible for savings on a new wardrobe, school supplies, dorm decor, technology and more!

According to the National Retail Federation, families with children in grades K-12 will spend an average of $634.78 this year on apparel, school supplies and electronics, while college students and their parents will spend $836.83. Preparing students for the upcoming school year can be costly, but smart shoppers will take advantage of discounts to stretch back-to-school budgets. AAA members shopping with Show Your Card & Save partners can save on everything from crayons to dorm room decor, as well as clothing and prescription eye glasses.

"Getting ready for the new school year can put a strain on household budgets," said Dan Flynn, Show You Card & Save Manager, AAA East Central. "AAA's Show Your Card & Save discounts can help families get the most value out of their back-to-school purchases."

AAA members can save on back-to-school shopping at many retailers including:

DELL: Up to 10, 20, 30 percent or more on select items

Gap Outlet and Banana Republic Factory Outlet Stores: 10 percent off purchases

LensCrafters, Pearle Vision, Sears Optical, Target Optical: 30 percent off complete pairs of eyewear, sunglasses and accessories

Payless ShoeSource: 10 percent off regularly priced shoes and accessories 20 percent off most brand name shoes, including sale and clearance items

Sprint: 10 percent off monthly service plan and waived activation fee on all new line activations on select plans

Tanger Outlet Centers: Receive an exclusive Savings Booklet when you present your membership card at the Tanger Customer Service Center

AAA members can easily find their way to savings by downloading the AAA Mobile app, available for iPhone and Android compatible devices. The free, GPS-based app displays retail locations of AAA Show Your Card & Save partners near user locations.

For even more savings, members can visit the new AAA Rewards & Discounts site, where they can access exclusive offers from approximately 30,000 participating online merchants, including popular retailers like Macy's and Best Buy.

Last year, AAA members nationwide saved more than $343 million by taking advantage of AAA 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 130,000 retail locations in the U.S. and Canada. Visit for a complete list of retailers and offers.

AAA East Central is a not-for-profit organization with 82 local offices in Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and New York, servicing 2.7 million members.