Regardless of the size of your fleet, it’s a good idea to join hotshot truckers rewards program. Most of the major truck stop chains have reward programs that allow you to earn points for fueling or purchasing supplies. You can then redeem your points for discounts on products or services.
Signing up for a rewards program is generally free so it will not hurt if you register for one. Here are the top 5 truck stops rewards programs that you may consider:
1. MyRewards by Pilot Flying J Travel Centers
Pilot Flyin J truck stops offer a rewards program called MyRewards which lets you earn points on diesel purchases and select items inside their store. You can’t earn points though on alcohol, tobacco and lottery purchases. As of this writing, one MyRewards point is worth one cent ($.01) when you redeem it.
Registration for MyRewards is for free and you can do it online or in one of their truck stops. Members’ privileges include:
- Shower power – Enjoy one shower per day for the rest of the month and the following month if you fuel more than 1000 gallons per month.
- Coffee – If you buy 9 cups, you get the 10th cup for free.
- Birthday treat – You get one free dessert at any of their restaurants during your birthday month.
- Philmor deals – Weekly offer available.
- Laundry – You can also redeem your points for laundry services at participating facilities.
- Urgent Care – 10% off on all Urgent Care Travel services that include DOT exams, Drug screening, prescription medication and others.
2. UltraONE by TravelCenters of America
If you frequent TA’s truck stops, it is worth considering signing up for their UltraONE Rewards Program. Membership is available for free.
With your UltraONE rewards card, you can earn points and rewards when you fuel at TA, Petro and TA Express. If you have accumulated enough points, you can use them when paying at their restaurants and travel stores or for getting reserved parking or free shower. Once you reach 20,000 UltaONE points, you will get the Platinum status that comes with perks like free birthday meal, free beverages and two points earning for every dollar spent on truck services among others.
3. My Love by Love’s Truck Stop
My Love Rewards is another popular program among truckers. You can pick up a card at Love’s or Speedco then register it online to start earning points. A point you earn is about one cent in store discount. It is important to note though that you can only start redeeming your points after earning your first 500 points. You can earn and redeem your points on store food and drinks, fuel merchandise and when you purchase at Speedco and Love’s Truck Tire Care.
My Love Rewards members get to enjoy money saving perks such as:
- Free drinks – If you fuel at least 50 gallons, you get a free drink credit for fountain drinks, coffee or tea. If you are a Diamond or Platinum status members, drinks are free every day for the entire month.
- Free showers – You also get a free shower credit for fueling at least 50 gallons for regular members and free shower every for the whole month for Diamond or Platinum status members.
4. AMBUCK$ by AMBEST
First introduced in 1994, AMBUCK$ is another hotshot truckers rewards program that comes with many enticing perks. Professional drivers are free to register. You can earn points worth a penny per gallon of fuel you purchase at any of their locations plus free shower if you gas up at least 75 gallons. Points can be redeemed for merchandise (except alcohol and cigarettes) in any AMBEST truck stop or at participating AMBEST Service Centers.
You can pick up an AMBUCK$ card at any AMBEST location and register online or by calling their office to start earning points.
5. Sapp Bros. Loyalty Card
If you are a frequent customer, all you have to do is grab a card at any of the Sapp Bros. travel centers and register the card online to start earning points. Their point system is quite enticing:
- Earn 100 points for new weigh-ins on their Certified Guaranteed Scale.
- Earn 3 points for purchasing 1 gallon of DEF.
- Earn 2 points for purchasing 1 gallon of diesel.
- Earn 1 point for every dollar spent in the service center.
- Get 1 lube for free if you purchase 6 lubes.
Every point you have is equivalent to 1-cent savings at all their full-service restaurants, service centers and travel centers.
Which one is your favorite hotshot truckers rewards program? Did we miss it out in our list? Please let us know in the comments below.