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Via a new partnership, you can leverage your IHG membership and/or elite status to save on gas at participating Shell stations via the Fuel Rewards program. With this program, all IHG members can save 5¢ per gallon, Platinums can save 6¢ per gallon, and Spire elites can save 7¢ per gallon.
Saving 5¢ – 7¢ on each gallon of gas isn’t huge, but it certainly doesn’t hurt if a Shell station is a good option for you on your travels. You can earn additional per gallon discounts by going into your Fuel Rewards account and utilizing additional offers based on purchases.
Personally, I already utilize the Fuel Rewards program via my local Kroger’s grocery store and deals like this one, so I don’t think I am overly likely to make huge use of this particular version of the program. However, I can see how it could eventually save me a few dollars when I am at non-Kroger shell stations on my travels or when I don’t otherwise have fuel savings to utilize.
Do you plan to make use of the IHG Fuel Rewards partnership?
Terms and Conditions:
Offer valid in the United States only, from 3/3/2017- 3/2/2018. To qualify for this offer you must 1) be an IHG® Rewards Club member, 2) be a member of the Fuel Rewards® program and 3) link your IHG® Rewards Club number to your Fuel Rewards® account.
Once you have signed up for the Fuel Rewards® program and linked your IHG Rewards Club account to your Fuel Rewards® account, you will receive a one-time Fuel Rewards® savings of 5¢ per gallon of gasoline (“Linking Reward”) at a participating Shell or other select participating fuel stations (Fuel Rewards® savings in the amount of 5¢/gal will post to your Fuel Rewards® account). The Linking Reward is available for immediate redemption once posted to your Fuel Rewards® account and will expire on the last day of the month immediately following the month in which the Linking Reward is posted to your Fuel Rewards® account. In addition, after we have verified your IHG Rewards Club membership tier, which should occur within 7-10 days from when your accounts are linked, everyday Fuel Rewards® savings (“Everyday Rewards”) will be applied at the pump when you use your Fuel Rewards® card or Alt ID at participating Shell or other participating fuel stations, based on your IHG® Rewards Club membership tier: Club and Gold Elite Members will save at least 5¢/gal (if you are already a Fuel Rewards member with a balance of 0-4¢/gal, your savings will be 5¢/gal); Platinum Elite Members will save at least 6¢/gal (if you are already a Fuel Rewards member with a balance of 0-5¢/gal, your savings will be 6¢/gal); Spire Elite Members will save at least 7¢/gal (if you are already a Fuel Rewards member with a balance of 0-6¢/gal, your savings will be 7¢/gal). If you are already a Fuel Rewards member and your Fuel Rewards® savings balance is greater than your Everyday Rewards, you will redeem your current Fuel Rewards® savings balance. Changes in your IHG® Rewards Club membership tier will be reflected in your Everyday Rewards within 7-10 days after the change in membership tier. Fuel Rewards® savings are limited to 20 gallons of fuel per purchase per vehicle or fraud limits placed by Shell and/or limits placed on your payment card by your financial institution, each of which may be lower. Dispenser may require a price of up to $0.109/gallon. It may not be possible to combine multiple discounts and/or rewards in a single transaction. Once you begin to dispense fuel using your Fuel Rewards® savings, you must dispense to the 20-gallon limit or you forfeit any remaining savings for the other gallons. If you have a Fuel Rewards® savings balance greater than the current per-gallon price of fuel, the price will roll down to the maximum capability of the fuel equipment, and your remaining Fuel Rewards® savings balance will be saved for a future fuel purchase. For purchases of $75 or more, please go inside to pay. Unbranded diesel and alternative fuels may not be eligible. The Fuel Rewards® program is owned and operated by Excentus Corporation. Offers may be modiï¬ed or discontinued at any time without notice. Not valid where prohibited by law. Please see www.fuelrewards.com for complete Fuel Rewards® program details and Terms and Conditions. Other restrictions may apply. Please see ihgrewardsclub.com for full IHG Rewards Club terms and conditions. All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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