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Stop & Shop and Giant supermarkets gas rewards points on gift card purchases(2018-19)

Stop & Shop and Giant supermarkets gas rewards points on gift card purchases(2018-19)

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THIS IS A NEW THREAD FOR 2018. The previous thread is here.
***If you buy gift cards outside promotions, you will earn ZERO points.***

Giant MD and Stop & Shop's points now stack with Shell's Fuel Rewards. See more here.
[Expired] If you link a Mastercard to Fuel Rewards, you will earn an additional $0.15/gal for every $100 spent on anything at Giant/S&S with that card through the end of the year.



Accepted tender: Cash, credit, and debit. Also available are mobile/contactless payment (Apple Pay, etc.) and mobile loyalty (card barcode via app).

Summary
Stop & Shop (S&S), Giant Food Stores (Giant PA), and Giant Food (Giant MD) offer points for purchases which can be redeemed for a discount on the price paid per gallon on fuel sales at Shell and S&S/Giant fuel stations. $100* spend = 100 pts = 10c/gal discount. The particular rules vary between the three brands, and within Giant PA, the rules vary by location. Refer to the bottom of this wiki post for more information or links to official info from each brand.

You can earn gas points from both regular grocery shopping and gift card purchases (promotion only).

Feel free to update this Wiki or suggest improvements. The goal is to help all of us spend less on gas!

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Additional Information

A loyalty card is required to take advantage of gas rewards. They look like the above image and can be obtained either online (links at end of wiki) or in-person (at the customer service counter).

The cards currently on promotion are listed in the current weekly circular and usually change every week. VISA and MC from Metabank or US Bank for $20-$500 (plus $5.95 fee) work. For GCs, if it meets the previous requirements, the packaging (blue, silver, birthday cake, etc.) doesn't matter! Check the issuing bank on the back.

S&S and Giant (DC, DE, MD, and VA) allow you to redeem up to 1500 points ($1.50/gal) per fuel purchase, and points expire 30 days after the qualifying purchase. With Giant PA, there is no limit to the number of points redeemed at one time.

Points earned in one program cannot be used in another program.

Your ID may be required when buying gift cards. Your name and other info may also be recorded for purchases over a discretionary dollar value. Whether you're buying a $100 card or a $5k stack, your experience will vary.

You can view your account online using the link at the bottom of the wiki.

It's best to purchase gift cards at the customer service counter, but reports state that a single $500 gift card can be paid for at any register without an issue. Purchases over $1k will require manager authorisation with a physical key, which may slow down the queue. You can go to the Solution Center to save time and make things easier for everyone.

Giant Eagle and Giant Food are different chains with different ownership, and this thread is not relevant to the former.

If you have more points in your account than are redeemed for a fuel purchase, then the remaining points will stay in your account until their respective expiration date(s). For example, if you have 2500 points and debit the 1500 ($1.50/gal) maximum, you will have 1000 points left. Similar behavior if gas is ever below $1.50/gal before discount.

If you don't receive eligible points with your purchase due to system or human error, you can have them retroactively added by customer service (in-store or by phone). Have your receipt and a copy of the advert. It can take up to 24 hours for keyed points to appear in your account.


Official Rewards Pages
Stop & Shop Giant MD Giant PA
Weekly Circulars
Stop & Shop Giant MD Giant PA
S&S Promotion History
3/16/2018: 2x V
4/6/2018: 3x V
5/18/2018: 2x MC
5/25/2018: 2x V
6/29/2018: 2x MC
7/13/2018: 2x V
8/29/2018: 2x MC
10/5/2018: 3x MC
10/12/2018: 3x V
11/2/2018: 2x MC
11/30/2018: 2x V
2/1/2019: 4x HL
2/8/2019: 4x HL
3/15/2019: 3x V
3/22/2019: 8x HC
4/5/2019: 2x MC
5/17/2019: 3x V
5/24/2019: 8x HC
5/31/2019: 3x MC
6/21/2019: 8x HC
6/28/2019: 3x MC Have a safe and happy Fourth!
7/12/2019: 3x V
7/26/2019: 8x HC
8/23/2019: 2x MC
9/6/2019: 8x HC
10/4/2019: 2x MC; 10x all HC
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Old Sep 14, 19, 4:05 pm
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About 2 years ago bought about 4 G worth of V and MC GC paying with Staples GC.
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Old Sep 14, 19, 4:06 pm
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And always threw in bunch of fillers.
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Old Sep 14, 19, 8:53 pm
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whats the best way to liquidate google play GC?
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Old Sep 15, 19, 12:08 am
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whats the best way to liquidate google play GC?
The App Store (iOS)
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Old Sep 15, 19, 11:17 am
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Originally Posted by Chelski View Post
The App Store (iOS)
i mean in terms of cash
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Old Sep 15, 19, 7:37 pm
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i mean in terms of cash
Don't think there really is a way to cash them out other than try and sell on Raise or similar. I guess you could write an app that allows for in-app purchases of tokenz, get it on the play store, then cash them out at a 30% loss.
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Old Sep 16, 19, 10:03 am
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10x on lobsters and crackers 9/20
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10x on lobsters and crackers 9/20
just in time for Endless Shrimp ...
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Just looking for a little help. Traveling to Myrtle Beach. Do any of you I-95 travelers know which gas stations in Virginia or North Carolina us S&S gas rewards. I am traveling from north Jersey. I usually leave with a full tank. I stop at exit 130 in Virginia that works. Does any one know any others. I"m not sure if fuel rewards work deeper south in NC and SC. Thanks for the help
Did you ever find any locations in VA/NC that take S&S points? I'm headed to Norfolk, VA and the Outer Banks, NC. The app doesn't show anything, but it also (incorrectly) doesn't show a discount at my local Shell, so maybe others have experience to share.
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Old Sep 17, 19, 6:53 am
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Originally Posted by lmagnott View Post
Did you ever find any locations in VA/NC that take S&S points? I'm headed to Norfolk, VA and the Outer Banks, NC. The app doesn't show anything, but it also (incorrectly) doesn't show a discount at my local Shell, so maybe others have experience to share.
Kroger is in the Norfolk area, so the points won't work there. They might work in the Outer Banks area though
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Old Sep 17, 19, 4:44 pm
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Kroger is in the Norfolk area, so the points won't work there. They might work in the Outer Banks area though
That makes sense in theory, although the app shows one location in Richmond, VA (also Kroger territory) that will accept the S&S points. So I was just wondering if anyone had ever tried.
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Old Sep 17, 19, 6:58 pm
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That makes sense in theory, although the app shows one location in Richmond, VA (also Kroger territory) that will accept the S&S points. So I was just wondering if anyone had ever tried.
I couldn't find anything on my app around Richmond. Was it a Shell station? There is the oddball non-Shell station that participates in FRN. Haven't come across one in Kroger-land before to test if those might work.
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Any guesses based on history when we might see more gas rewards for Visa and MC gift cards?
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Old Sep 19, 19, 6:44 am
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Exit 130 works on 95
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Any guesses based on history when we might see more gas rewards for Visa and MC gift cards?
10/4 will be 6 weeks from last promo. 9/27 will be 5 weeks.
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