*NEW* Bi-Lo Bonus Fuelperks!
Bi-Lo Fuelperks have been around for awhile, but now they’re taking it a step farther with new BONUS Fuelperks. If you’ve looked at this week’s Bi-Lo list yet, you probably already noticed a change. We received the following press release today – take a look and see what you think – then meet me at the bottom of this post so we can talk about it
Have you heard the big news?
With gas prices on the rise, BI-LO is expanding its popular fuelperks! program. Fuelperks! now includes hundreds of additional items that will help you save 5¢ to 50¢ per gallon, per item. This means bigger and quicker savings using your BI-LO BONUSCARD®.
Saving more with fuelperks! is easy. Fuelperks! is an on-going rewards program where every $50 of groceries bought gives you 5¢ off a gallon of gas. You can redeem fuelperks! rewards right away or build rewards for up to a month with an additional three months to redeem at the pump for up to 20 gallons of gasoline.
Okay – done?
So what do you think about these new item-by-item fuelperks? If you took at look at this week’s Bi-Lo list, you’ll see that there are a whole group of items that receive individual Fuelperks. Here are a couple examples from this week’s ad:
- Buy (1) Hellmann’s Squeeze Mayonnaise $3.99 ~ Get $.05 FuelPerks
Use $.25/1 or $1/3 from 1/27 RP *exp 2/24
Stack with $1/1 DG Store Coupon
- Buy (1) ALL Mighty Pacs Detergent $4.99 ~ Earn $.05 in Fuelperks
Use $2/2 PRINT
My own reaction is
mixed. (UPDATE: I got the answers to both my questions below – and now I’m 100% on board!) I love saving money on gas and this item-by-item Fuelperks seems pretty straightforward. Plus, I bet there will be times when there’s a GREAT deal on an item and it happens to be one of the Fuelperks Bonus items as well and we’ll all do a happy dance about it. But I do have some questions:
- QUESTION: Can we get more than one Fuelperks reward per item? For instance – that ALL Might Pacs detergent earns you $.05 Fuelperks when you buy 1. But obviously I’ll want to buy two of them so I can use my coupon, right? Will I earn $.10 Fuelperks?
ANSWER: YES! You can get the fuelperks rewards as many times as you wish!
- Will we see sales taper off only to be replaced by Fuelperk “savings”? Because I don’t know about you – but I REALLY like my BOGO deals and low-low sale prices. I’m just hoping Fuelperks rewards doesn’t begin to elbow out other types of savings.
ANSWER: In talking to my district manager – he doesn’t foresee any changes on the horizon regarding BOGO deals and specials. And in fact – THIS WEEK’s ad contains one of the best special promos we’ve seen in a long time! Buy 4 GM Cereals and get $4 Off! (Makes them only $.37 per box)
Not sure how Bi-Lo Fuelperks work? Read more about it HERE.
Please share any reactions, thoughts or questions you might have in the comments!