T-Mobile’s Latest Promotion Offers a Free Year of AAA Membership

If you’re headed out on a summer road trip, you may be looking for some peace of mind in regards to what happens should you find yourself stranded on the highway. Enter T-Mobile with its latest “On Us” perk. While the telecom has previously provided customers with access to streaming services such as Netflix and Paramount+ (not to mention Quibi #RIP), this time around customers can claim a free year of AAA.

As of June 21st, those with Magenta or Magenta MAX plans or eligible small business customers can sign up to get a AAA Classic or Basic membership, which will provide them with 24-hour roadside assistance including flat tire service, battery service, towing, and more. This perk is capped at one offer redemption per account.

To get started with this offer, customers can head to the T-Mobile promotions page. Next, they can enter their mobile number and log into their account. They’ll also need to answer some basic questions about themselves. Once eligibility is confirmed, customers will be provided with a unique coupon code. Something to note is that, after your free year is up, your membership will automatically renew. And while the price of service can vary depending on where you live, T-Mobile states that this annual fee could be as high as $83.

What’s exciting for me is that this offer even applies to current AAA members. However, while the process of redemption was pretty simple and I was informed that the discount would apply to my next renewal (nearly a year from now), I can’t really find anywhere this is noted when I log into my account. As promised when I signed up, I did get an email after — but it only says “The requested change to your membership has successfully been made” and not that I’ve got a free year of service ahead of me. Still, I trust that it will work.

Speaking of those who are already AAA members (but who aren’t T-Mobile customers), there’s a potential deal for them as well. Members can now get a $100 via virtual prepaid Mastercard for activating a new account and switching two lines over. Presumably, they’d then also be able to claim the free year of AAA for their renewal after the switch, but this isn’t explicitly stated.

Over the years that I’ve been a T-Mobile customer, I’ve had a surprisingly good experience. In addition to the aforementioned streaming freebies, there have occasionally been some useful T-Mobile Tuesday gifts, such as Target gift cards. Plus. as I’ve mentioned before, I can earn up to 4% APY on funds thanks to their T-Mobile Money account. Now, I can put “getting a free year of a service I already use and am I fan of” under my list of pros. Overall, while I’m sure there are even cheaper mobile service carriers out there, I’m happy to have switched to T-Mobile when I did.


Kyle Burbank

Kyle is a freelance writer and author whose first book, "The E-Ticket Life" is now available on Amazon. In addition to his weekly "Money at 30" column on Dyer News, he is also the editorial director and a writer for the Disney fan site LaughingPlace.com and the founder of Money@30.com.

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