The Definitive Guide to Couponing at Advance Auto Parts

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Advance Auto Parts is one of the most well-known names in the automotive parts and accessories industry, operating around 3,800 stores in 40 states. The automotive giant offers many ways for customers to save a bundle of cash every time they visit.

Because there are so many different ways to save money at Advance Auto Parts, Dealspotr has outlined and explained each of them. With this guide, shoppers can make get the most out of their money when shopping at the parts dealer.

Use Coupons and Deals at Advance Auto Parts

Where to Find Coupons and Promo Codes at Advance Auto Parts

Automotive parts and service retailers have always been known for their coupons. As most other retail stores have moved away from paper ads, auto parts companies have held on. With the interactive monthly flyer, Advance Auto Parts continues in the tradition of a monthly paper mailer while keeping in-step with 21st century technology. This flyer allows shoppers to toggle the savings level and the merchandise categories. You can also find promo codes on Dealspotr that can be used to score big discounts at

Another great way to save at Advance Auto Parts is signing up for their e-mail list. Once you register for the list you receive a coupon for $10 off of any purchase over $50.

Insider Tip

Is it about time for an oil change on your car? Save money on filters and quarts of oil by visiting the Advance Auto Parts Motor Oil Specials page. In fact, with most Oil Change Specials the customer gets a free universal filter (up to an $11.99 value).

Take Advantage of Instant and Mail-In Rebates

How Rebates at Advance Auto Parts Work

Advance Auto Parts has an extensive rebates page. While most rebates at the store are not “instant,” the company has improved on the cumbersome “mail-in” rebate system. Instead of mailing in a receipt to get a check in the mail, a shopper can visit a rebate center page which allows you to enter the purchase information for speedier refunds.

Insider Tip

It is important to remember that most of these rebates are not actually offered by Advance Auto Parts; instead, the rebate typically comes through the manufacturer. Some brands which are currently offering rebates at the auto parts retailer include 3M, Quaker State, Rain X, and more.

Shop With Discounted Gift Cards From

What Is is a company that allows customers to purchase used gift cards at a slight discount. While the savings may only be a few dollars when you purchase a single gift card, stocking up on these cards is a great way to save a great deal of money on everyday purchases you make at Advance Auto Parts. The cards never expire, so there is no harm in buying in bulk.

In addition to physical gift cards, sells e-gift cards, giving online shoppers as well as in-store shoppers the opportunity to get great value on their purchases. Because gift card sellers choose their discount level, look out for the occasional deep discount from someone looking to quickly sell the card.

Some stores which have gift cards for sale at include Best Buy, Target, and Home Depot.

The available gift cards are organized in a list, making it easy to find the amount you are looking for at a discount percentage that saves you the most money.

Insider Tip

One of the great things about using is that you can purchase much more than traditional physical gift cards; mobile and electronic cards are available. Vouchers are a great choice for shoppers trying to catch a soon-to-expire sale because they are emailed the following business day.

Use the Price Match Policy

What It Is

Advance Auto Parts offers a price match policy to reward loyal shoppers. Essentially, a price match guarantee means that Advance Auto Parts will meet any national competitor’s advertised price.

How it Works

Advance Auto Parts will match the price of an exact or similar item being sold by their competitor at a lower price on that specific day. Additionally, the store promises to price match between their locations. To qualify for price match, the item must match quality, size, weight, color, quantity, manufacturer number, and warranty. For paper advertisements, the entire ad must be present to qualify – that means no photocopies or cell phone photos. Online ads can be viewed via a mobile phone or a print-out.

Insider Tip

Coupon codes from third-party websites will not be honored, so keep in mind the coupon must come directly from the competitor. Other exclusions include “Dollar-off” promotions, buy-one-get-one-free promotions, wholesale or tax-exempt pricing, or mail-in rebates.

Sign Up For Speed Perks

What Speed Perks Is

Speed Perks rewards shoppers on every qualifying purchase made with a membership. These rewards are good on any regular priced or sales merchandise, and the rewards are calculated prior to any taxes or discounts.

How Speed Perks Works

First you provide Advance Auto Parts some information to join – your phone number serves as your membership number. Once you spend $30 at the store, a reward coupon is sent directly to your email inbox. It typically takes just a few days to receive your reward.

In addition to the rewards, there are several other incentives for shoppers to join Speed Perks. Members receive special promotions, special invitations to activities and events, and first access to special sweepstakes.

Insider Tip

Spending $30 gets you $5 off of your next purchase of $10 or more, but spending $100 gets $20 off of your next purchase of $40 or more. If you are amidst a huge project and foresee many trips to the parts store, consolidate your purchases into one trip in order to maximize your savings.

Sign Up For ProRewards

What ProRewards Is

ProRewards allows shoppers to earn points on the tools and parts they purchase and use the most. Though it is geared towards automobile professionals, if you spend a lot of money working on your vehicles, then it’s a good idea to join this no-obligation membership.

How ProRewards Works

As a member of ProRewards, you earn points with nearly every purchase you make at Advance Auto Parts. Depending on the number of points you have accumulated, you can cash in on rewards that are as small as MP3s and movies and as large as flat screen HDTVs.

Insider Tip

There are only a select number of manufacturers which participate in the ProRewards program. These manufacturers include CarQuest, Walker Exhaust Systems, DAYCO, Monroe, BWD, and Moog Steering & Suspension.

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This guide was published on April 14, 2015, and last modified on April 14, 2015.
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