NEW SPRINT RELATIONSHIP ADDS VALUABLE BENEFITS FOR AAA MEMBERS
Sprint will pay AAA "Classic" level membership renewal fees for eligible Sprint customers who register
TAMPA, Fla. (April 5, 2017) — AAA members who are Sprint customers can now enjoy many new benefits, including the payment of AAA Classic membership renewal fees and discounts on Sprint’s unlimited calling plan. These benefits can be enjoyed by more than 3 million AAA members in Florida and more than 50 million members in the U.S.
Additional benefits of the relationship:
- AAA members receive a 10 percent discount on the data portion of applicable Sprint plans.
- Sprint customers who are also AAA members will receive a 25 percent discount on eligible accessories.
- Sprint customers who are also AAA members will receive free access to the Sprint Family Locator1 app, providing the ability to locate a family member’s registered phone. With the app, users can see a loved one’s last available location on a map and receive notifications as soon as they get home.2
- Sprint will also provide customers easy access on new Android devices to the AAA Mobile app featuring lowest gas prices, member discounts, access to roadside assistance, and AAA’s exclusive travel information, including diamond ratings for hotels and restaurants.
“We are proud of our relationship with Sprint, and this newly enhanced program will provide our members discounted access to the latest in digital technology, including our free AAA Mobile App,” said Joseph J. Richardson Jr., President and CEO, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “These new mobile technologies will help members stay connected with their friends, family, and important roadside assistance when they need it.”
“Sprint and AAA share the mutual goal of keeping our customers safe, secure and connected when it matters most,” said Marcelo Claure, Sprint CEO. “We are delighted to have this opportunity to ensure our customers have easy access to the important benefits of an AAA membership, including roadside assistance and travel discounts. For me, this is much more than just another discount program – it gives Sprint the ability to provide peace of mind for families that count on us.”
About The Auto Club Group
The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America. ACG and its affiliates provide membership, insurance, financial services and travel offerings to over 9 million members across eleven states and two U.S. territories including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with more than 57 million members in the United States and Canada and whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic safety. Motorists can map a route, identify gas prices, find discounts, book a hotel, and access AAA roadside assistance with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at AAA.com.
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 59.4 million connections as of June 30, 2016, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
1 Must register for offer at sprint.com/AAA within 30 days of activation and before downloading Sprint Family Locator App. Free service will discontinue if Sprint service or AAA membership is cancelled.
2 Sprint does not guarantee service or location accuracy. Location info could be delayed, inaccurate, interrupted based on a variety of conditions.
3 Offers subject to change according to AAA’s agreement with Sprint and may be modified, discontinued or terminated at any time without notice.