Exchange shoppers can save 15 percent on holiday shopping with new MILITARY STAR account

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Army & Air Force Exchange Service
Public Affairs 

DALLAS – Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can pick up extra savings before the holiday season by opening a new MILITARY STAR card account.

From Oct. 12 to 25, new cardholders will receive 15 percent off their first day’s purchases instead of the 10 percent discount regularly offered. Discount will appear as a credit on the customer’s first monthly billing statement.

An Army Military Star Card

An Army Military Star Card

For shoppers looking to get a head start on holiday shopping, MILITARY STAR offers both savings and rewards. Cardholders earn two points for every dollar spent with MILITARY STAR and automatically receive a $20 rewards card every 2,000 points. They also receive access to exclusive MILITARY STAR deals and savings throughout the year, including Black Friday and Veterans Day specials.

“With the holidays coming up, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of this extra MILITARY STAR savings,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, the Exchange’s senior enlisted advisor. “Airmen, Soldiers and their families won’t want to miss out on all the great discounts and rewards MILITARY STAR is offering throughout the season.”

Service members and their families who open a new MILITARY STAR account can save on purchases at all military exchanges, as well as online at ShopMyExchange.com, myNavyExchange.com and ShopCGX.com.

Other benefits of the MILITARY STAR card include:

  • The lowest flat-rate APR (12.24 percent) among store cards—rate is offered to all cardholders.
  • No annual, late or over-limit fees.
  • Reduced-interest deployment plan with no payments required for eligible customers.
Customers who shop at the Schofield Barracks Exchange helped generate more than $1.3 million last year for Army programs. (Jack Wiers, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii)

The Schofield Barracks Main Exchange

In 2017, MILITARY STAR generated $445 million in value for cardholders through savings, discounts, financing offers and cardholder-friendly terms and conditions. Additionally, all MILITARY STAR purchases help support the readiness and resiliency of service members and their families through contributions to critical Quality-of-Life programs on installations.

The MILITARY STAR card is administered by the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and is accepted at all military exchanges and commissaries. For more information, visit MyECP.com.

About MILITARY STAR: The MILITARY STAR credit card program offers affordable and responsible credit solutions to the military community. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service operates the MILITARY STAR program on behalf of the military resale community.

About the Exchange: Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen and their families go to improve the quality of their lives by providing valued goods and services at exclusive military pricing. The Exchange is the 61st-largest retailer in the United States. Its earnings provided $2.4 billion in dividends to support military morale, welfare and recreation programs over the last 10 years.

The Exchange is a non-appropriated fund entity of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors. The Exchange is a 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Partner, planning and conducting events and activities that recognize the service, valor and sacrifice of Vietnam Veterans and their families in conjunction with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our website at http://www.shopmyexchange.com or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ExchangePAO.

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