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I have fun news!

Starting tomorrow the Kroger Fuel Rewards program is making a big improvement.  You can now earn up to $1 off per gallon of gas with points.

***To learn more about shopping at Kroger and to see all of the deals go here.***

In the past you could use 100 points to get 10¢ off a gallon of gas, but if you had 200 points your discount did not get any bigger.  Now you will get 10¢ off for every 100 points you have.  So if you have 400 points saved up you’ll get 40¢ off, have 1000 points you’ll get $1 off.

The details of the program:
You earn points from purchases and prescriptions bought in Kroger.  You then get a discount at Kroger fuel stations and participating shell stations.

  • 1 point for every $1 you spend on groceries (before coupons).
  • 100 points for every $50 spent on gift cards (excludes Kroger & Green Dot cards)
  • 50 points for every prescription you fill (no points earned if you are using government sponsored health care)

Every region of Kroger handles Fuel Rewards a little differently, so check out your area for more details (note that the increase in savings won’t be updated until tomorrow).

How to maximize your savings:
You earn points for buying gift cards, so buy Shell gas gift cards.  Earn points for your gas gift card, and then head to shell stations to use your card and use your fuel rewards!

    • ozzishep

      Great news!!  Thanks for all that you do Jenny…you're great!!

    • sarahcas

      They've been doing this in the Knoxville area for the last year or so. It is really great and so much easier than a bunch of 10 cent rewards. I'm glad to see it's being put into other areas as well!

      • Yes, I got 40 cents per gallon off today for just over 17 gallons. I saved almost $7 just with that! Yay!

    • amy

      The bad news is that if you have multiple people on the card, one person fills up for way cheap, other people get a loss.  Good if you shop alot, bad if you don't.  Once you use up all your points, they are gone.  One week you'll get 50 cents off gas, the next 3 cents off!

    • Lmeaker

      Even better yet, save your Shell gas receipt and turn it in with your coupons the next time you shop at Kroger and earn DOUBLE POINTS!! That is how it works here in Middle TN.

      • Mary

        Does the receipt from Shell have a barcode or does the cashier just enter the amount?  I'm confused how this works, but I might try it.  Isn't Kroger gas typically cheaper than Shell?  Thanks!!!

      • Megglles

        In Cookeville. Didn't that program end the end of last year?

    • TTT

      They started doing this in Lawrenceburg a few weeks ago. We have 2 vehicles to fuel, so I really don't like it. And I didn't get 3 cents off when I fueled after my points were used, so do you still get the 3 cents off after your points are used?

      • Freestuff4cb

        They've been doing this in VA for quite a while. You get the 3 cents off if you haven't gotten to the 10 cents off yet or if you've already used it.

      • Vstanley05

        You can get up to 35 gallons at once, so my nusband and I always take our 2 vehicles (one behind the other), and fill up both cars at the same time.  Just don't hang up the gas nozzle until you pull the other car forward.  However, you must not waste too much time between cars as the newer gas pumps will “time out” if you leave the nozzle laying there too long.  :)  Just a suggestion for you!

        • beepampered

          Thanks for this tip. We have a boat and I was wondering if we could do the car then the boat all on one transaction. Now I know the trick and hope it works.

        • ctyankee

          We do this too but we need three vehicles to get the whole 35 gallons. I suggest going at off hours when it is not crowded and if  possible bringing an extra kid to hold the nozzle while the drivers move the cars. I have a Kroger mastercard which gives me an extra 5 cents so the total savings is 35 x 1.05= 36.75.  It takes me almost the whole month to get to $1 so when we need gas but are not up to $1 or the end of the month when the amount is locked in we just fill up individually and the machine gives you the option to choose NO you don't want to take our discount at that time, and you just get the regular 3 cents savings from the kroger card. The great thing about Kroger is this is not a money wasting gimmick. Their gas station is always the same or less than the one across or down the street, so the savings is real. The only thing that could be better is if your totals didn't cut off at the end of the month and could be additive.

    • Melissa

      Man, you guys have been missing out.  My area (East TN) has been doing this since the fuel program started.  It ROCKS!  I shop exclusively at Kroger for my grocery items and many things I would not have ever purchased before at a grocery store.  Kroger has stepped up to the plate in becoming competitively priced.  They used to be the most expensive chain store around.

      • Kristan

        Yeah, mine, too.  I've saved 60 cents before and that was when gas was cheap…lol :-)  It's awesome!!

    • LInda

      They have been doing this in VA for awhile.   I don't like the system because you are forced to use all your points in a specific month when you fill up.   In the past you could use all or a portion of the points when you filled your car.

    • Jewelnjem

      Hey to all my fellow Alabama folks….we can't use fuel points in our state…BUT
      you can use them in ALL surrounding states at Kroger fuel centers, most Shell stations, and most Tom Thumbs! I can't get there to use my points but my family loves to use my discount so that it doesn't go to waste! So if you can't — share your number with a friend or family member who can!

      • guest

        It really is a shame that we can't use it here Al.

        • Joyce

          It is a shame. Wonder why?

    • Raecharles

      Our Kroger has their own gas station so buying the Shell gas gift card wouldn't work for us.

      • Lissabug99

        our krogers in Nashville have gas stations, too, but have a deal with Shell to get the discount.

        • Mary

          Lisa,  Isn't Shell more expensive than Kroger?  Thanks!

          • cg

            In my area the Shell stations are usually 10 cents more per gallon than the Kroger station.

      • Amber

        It doesn't matter if your Kroger has a gas station or not. All Shell stations honor Kroger Plus cards. There are instructions on the pump about how to use it. The reason Jenny said to do this was so you would get the points for buying the Shell card, then use the Kroger card WITH your Shell gift card at the pump for more savings. As long as they are within a few cents of each other, you'll save by doing that

        • cg

          Not all Shell stations honor the Kroger cards. The two stations near me in Lawrenceville, GA do not participate. The owner said the Kroger system was down quite often so they stopped participating.

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    • Peg938

      I'm not totally celebrating this. It started here in Middle Tn a few weeks ago. My “problem” with it is that no matter what rewards you have earned, you have to always use the highest first. :( I have a 10cent reward left from April that is about to expire. But I can't use it because I've got a 20cent discount from May that hasn't been used yet.  I sent an email to Kroger, and got a reply saying that they're sorry I'm unhappy with the new system, but that they are just trying to make more customers happy. :)

    • gagirl1

      hmm i wonder if this will be effective in Atlanta? I just looked at my fuel rewards “rules” and it doesn't mention this yet… maybe b/c it doesn't go into effect til tomorrow? I hope  it works out!

    • NorthALCouponer

      Darn, not effective in Alabama.

    • Zoe021601

      I'm really not happy about this. In my area I used to get $0.10 off on 4 fill ups for every 100 points. I don't even spend close to $200 there in a month, so now I get $0.10 off on only one fill up? This sucks.

      • Elizabeth

        you do kow you get the points based off of your total receipt costs BEFORE coupons?  I don't spend $200 monthly there either, but I have close to 350 points already this month from shopping there, and I've probably spent about $70 total.

        • Ami Gray

          The gas deal in the Houston area has been going on since they stopped double/triple of coupons. But here it goes with your total AFTER coupons. So just be sure to check ur receipts.

          • CorrieH

            Ami is right on here. The points are AFTER coupons in the Houston area and the Shell discount is only up to 10 cents off at “participating” Shell stations.

        • Zoe021601

          Yeah, I do know that, I still just don't spend that much.

    • Christrumbull828

      this is amazing in my area it has been active for a while now..NW Ohio….using coupons and store sales get me more then 200.00 retail and only paying 20.00 or less…just last week i cashed in 600 points and got .60 off per gallon…prices here were 4.19 per gallon. This to me is a great improvement and totally support it.

    • Brooke

      Well I am ABSOLUTELY THRILLED.  It live in Atlanta (in the city near Atlantic Station) and there are no Kroger Fuel locations within a 10 mile radius…I mean it'd have to go out of the way to get to one so I've just never benefited from the Kroger fuel points. So the fact that this program will be honored at Shell is PERFECTTTTTTTTTTT!!!! I have tons of Shells just within a 5 mile radius.  My husband is going to be soooooo excited!!!!!!

      • cg

        Word to the wise– I don't think all Shell stations participate.

        The two Shell stations near my house in Lawrenceville are still listed online as participating, and they had signs up for months that they accept the Kroger fuel points. I recently bought some Shell gas cards from Publix when they had the $50 cards for $40– I went to redeem them at both Shell stations and was told, rather rudely, that they no longer participate because the computer system was always down and having trouble deducting the points. Thankfully it was still a good deal because it was $10 off my card to begin with, but the regular price of Shell without the discount in my area is significantly more than the Kroger fuel stations.

        So make sure you go in the station ask your local Shell owners if they actually participate, and if so, is the system down very often. It might be more hassle that it's worth.

        • Bee

          You are absolutely right. I had assumed all Shell stations in our area did the program. We have been able to do the program as Jenny describes for well over a year. However, we stopped in one Shell and was informed by owner he is not participating. I only go to a few, so it may be a significant number that do not.

      • Ashhp0613

        Check the flyer shell is a no go

    • Bee

      Sorry to throw pessimism into the mix but this is the same program they gave to Texas in exchange for no longer doubling coupons there. Rumor was that no doubles would be a company-wide initiative.

      If you save $1 (maximum reward) per gallon for 35 gallons, that's a savings of $35. I think most people who take advantage of the doubles save way more than $35 each month.

      • Amanda

        Our Krogers in the Richmond, VA area revised their gas program probably about a year ago or so, but luckily we still have double coupons. Hopefully, they do not take away our double coupons.

      • ireneY

        Doubling Qs seem to be in response to market competition. The more grocery options you have, the more likely doubles will stay. The fuel program change is probably in response to higher gas prices. 10 cents off $4 doesn't sound like a big deal!

        • We have lots of smaller chains in Houston, but HEB and Walmart don't double, and that's who Kroger is modeling this after.

          That's okay, I've found out who really wants my business.

          • Amyls01

            I'm out in Katy and I've dumped Kroger for Walmart's price matching.  As for gas, I got a PenFed credit card that gives 5% back on gas purchases 12 months/year.

    • Rsj722

      Our local Kroger has been doing this for almost two months.

    • Nicehenkels

      we've had this in Nashville for a few months now and Kroger stopped doubling coupons here about a year ago….we do like the discount and I only shop there MEGA EVENTS because the savings there are about like DOUBLE couponing

      • Delenalong

        the krogers in hermitage doubles coupons

      • Herrickfam1

        The Lavergne and Smyrna Krogers still double coupons.

      • Bethanyischeap

        The Krogers on Highway 100, Highway 70 and Belle Meade still double coupons.

      • Yolanda

        I live in Nashville (Nashboro Village) and they double coupons several Krogers around me do…

        • Lyddiejay

          Yeah Belle Meade Kroger still does and West Nashville too!

      • momof4

        White House doubles too.  The fuel changes have been in effect for at least a month here.

    • Neseven

      we had this kind of program in Ohio at Giant Eagle grocery stores…great  gas savings when you use gift cards to buy big ticket items, i.e. airline tickets(Southwest), Best Buy items, and gas gift cards.  Your points add up very fast :)

    • Michelle

      I don't understand how this is different?  Sometime a few months ago I know I've used my reward more than once in a month, meaning I had at least $200 in points.

      • Ashhp0613

        It prevents people from losing points when they expire.

    • Are the Shell gift cards loadable? If so, if I put $100 on it, do I get 200 fuel points?

      • Ashhp0613

        Shell is not participating only Kroger so only a 10 cent discount there still.

        • Kiascoupons1974

          In Tullahoma TN it works at shell also. Just saved 40 cents a gallon today. But it is only a one time use then it starts all over again.

    • val

      It has been this way all along in East Tennessee

      • jessc5

        Not in Johnson City!

    • Nicole

      This sucks for the Savannah area.  We can only use 10 cents at a time, no more.  That is why I stopped shopping at Kroger.  10 cents isn't making a hugh difference to me for shopping there when Publix is just across the street.  Bad idea for Kroger not to change the system for this area!!!!

      • Randall Steadman

        This offer was mentioned in our Savannah Sunday ad today.

    • Whitneysparks

      This really does work!  We went to Kroger this morning and my husband saved .30/gallon.  We didn't even know about that until he saw the screen.  I shop there all the time, but never fill up my car there.  So I had 300 points saved up.  That really does help in tough times!

    • milkmanzwife92

      I live in a rural area and have to drive 40 minutes to shop at  Kroger ,Food Lion, WalMart, CVS, and Walgreens.I would much rather have double coupons since I have to carefully plan my trips. I won't save $200 on gas every two weeks like a do on groceries. I'm sure it is wonderful for most. It will devast my household to lose dbl coupons as we save about $500 a month buying what's on sale and using dbl coupons. In my area they will lose more customers that they get.

      • Ashhp0613

        Who said they were nit doubling coupons? I work there and have not heard ANYTHING about it and in my position I believe that I would have.

        • CorrieH

          They quit doubling and tripling coupons in the Houston area last month. And by Houston, I mean all the surrounding counties as well.

    • Blondie38464

      This has been in Lawrenceburg for a month or so…the problem is my husband and I both use my Kroger points for gas.  So 1 time he filled up and got 40 cents a gallon off, used up all of my points and I went to fill-up and recieved nothing!!

      • Corrie

        Same thing happened here to my elderly parents. They had used their points for April when they got rid of the double coupons here mid month. They were able to fill up both tanks for 70 cents off. According to the info from Kroger, their next points total wouldn't be able to be used until the end of the month. My dad still needed a little bit of gas to get him through and since the system went ahead and rolled over their next month savings unbeknownst to them, my dad ended up getting 90 cents off a five dollar gas can worth. And no one else got zip.There is no way my parents will ever get their total that high again and now they don't even get double coupons! Whatta rip!

    • Ejkstarkey

      It's always been this way here in VA.  Your points total up for a month and you have another month to use them.  The months DON'T combine.  For example, if you spend $400 in January you have until the end of February to redeem the 40 cents off.  When you start spending in Feb. that starts a separate point total that will expire at the end of March.  Also, here, the points for gift cards is double the dollar value.  So you don't have to buy $50 worth to get twice the points.  If you buy a $10 card you get 20 points. The exception is, you don't earn points on Kroger cards, only speciality cards for other businesses.  Hope this wasn't as clear as mud.  It's kind of hard to explain in writing.

    • Sandra

      Use them at Shell in East Tenn and you get up to 35 gallons. Took my gas cans and my van and used all 35 gallons last night with .60 off a gallon!!!

      Thanks Kroger!!!!

    • CouponDiva39

      The Kroger I shop at doesn't have a gas station.  So does that mean I don't earn fuel rewards?

      • shops2much

        You earn fuel rewards no matter what Kroger you shop at. If your location doesn't have a station, they can be used at any Kroger gas station and some Shell stations.

    • Nascarlvr88

      I don't know what area this is in but unfortunately not in my area of Augusta GA/SC this is why i shop more at Bilo because they have extra offers for more fuel points and is not limited to 10 cents.

    • Lyddiejay

      We got .50 cents off every gallon for our gas guzzler.  Saved $10 on our fill up.  Woo hoo.  Don't forget 50 pts for every prescription filled.

      • Mischa

        when is the system going to be updated?  Any idea?  I can't find anything different in several states.

    • Megster77

      Has anyone gotten greater than a 10 cent savings in the louisville area or KY in general?  My kroger isn't doing this and I am hoping they will but are just a bit behind…

      • Kim

        Looks like it's only the Cincinnati area that is doing the $1 promo.  Louisville is still only $.10/gal according to the policy linked in the post.

    • Mechlingfamily

      NOT a fan of this change. I LOVE the Publix gas card promotions. You save 20% at a gas station of your choice. This “deal” only works at Kroger, which won't help if your traveling. Manager at the largest Kroger in the Southeast (Dacula) was rude when describing the new plan. Had a smile when explaining that it only works for Kroger fill ups, can't be used when purchasing Kroger cards of any kind, points don't roll over from previous month, etc…. No thanks.

      • Kitchie Mckee

        I'm not a big fan either.  I have 4 family members using the fuel points.  The
        Kroger on Braselton stopped taking double stacked coupons too!  I was bummed.
        Might have to be more of a Publix customer.

      • What is the Publix gas card promo? Do you mean when they offer the $10 off a $50 gas card? I only purchased one and had to pay $6 to activate it, so I really only saved $4. I have never heard of 20% off a gas station!

        • Mechlingfamily

          $6 activation fee for a gas card? Never heard of that. AmEx, Visa, and Mastercard have a $4.95 fee, which makes them out of the question for building up points at Kroger. You would spend $50 in fees to save $35 on the gas. Publix runs the $10 off a $50 gas card promotion every 6-8 weeks. That equals a 20% savings at the gas station of your choice. You must buy $25 of groceries, before coupons, to purchase each gas card. For me that is not a problem, especially if you have rain checks you've been accumulating.

      • Really? I went to my Krogers off Braselton Hwy in Dacula and they gave me $1 off gal when I went to fill up my suv.  But then again, when I checked out my purchases, the rx gift card quickly paid the amount before I could add my coupons I had in hand.  Oh well… CS here I come! :)

    • Polarbyte

      Finally, that seems more fair.  I only fill up once a month and I waste about 200 points.

    • erin

      In my area (Atlanta) you can only get more than 10 cents off per gallon if you go to a Kroger Fuel station.  My local participating Shell stations which offer a discount with the Kroger card only allow a maximum of 10 cents off per gallon even with the new program.  Unfortunately I don't have a nearby Kroger Fuel station :(


    • Randall Steadman

      This is a good wayto rack up some points……….next time you need to buy something from another retailer (i.e. Amazon, Best Buy, Home Depot, Lowes, etc.) first go buy a gift card for the amount from Kroger for the retailer. You get 100 points for every $ spent. Plus at Christmas get all your gift cards you can from there.

      • Randall Steadman

        Sorry. 100 points for every $50 spent.

        • Ashhp0613

          Actually right now they are running dads and grads promo you get 4 times the fuel points. I.e. Purchase $25 gift card get 100 fuel PTS.

    • Kathycastle7

      Awesome Kroger!!

    • Chippersgirl

      Be careful at check out.  My Kroger in Lovejoy, GA tried to tell me you can't use coupons and perscription points together, and you also have to tell cashiers when using the perscription points, they won't take them off automatically.  I wound up going to customer service and getting a gift card for the coupons I had but it was a huge hassle, and may not happen next time.  This is exactly why I perfer Publix.

      • I learnt it the hard way and almost had a bad experience, the manager saved the day, person working in CS was acting as if I was doing something wrong wanting to use the coupons even mentioned that they were photocopies etc while they were internet coupons and they were a fewmost were newspaper coupons. He was really getting under my skin and  I dont know what I would have done. I tried to explain to him the reason – my coupons couldnt be scanned because I used the prescription GC.the clerk even came over to explain it to him but no.. All he hears or acknowledges is these coupons are not legit.The manager had to be called and he was such a great character was my first time to meet him. He informed me thats how their system has been set. So we really have no option you purchase the products using the $25 prescription gift card then head over to Customer service  so that they can  reimburse the value of the coupons you wanted to use. The manager went through all my coupons and reimbursed all of them as they were legit with barcodes n everything and they scanned through. He even tried to educate his worker and mentioned ” we have obligation to please our customers!!”.  Oh, this was in Duluth, GA.

        • The same problem applied to me just hours ago… When I went to self scan checkout with my coupons in hand, it immediately paid off the amount with the RX giftcard via my Kroger plus card.  I asked the cashier in self scan area to add the coupons to the transaction and she said to go to customer service and they will solve it for me, but that cs was closed.  Have to go tomorrow to get that straightened out…. this was in Lawrenceville, GA.

      • Ashhp0613

        The problem is the computer system always takes the rx reward off first. Cashier could have simply put your coupon balance on a gift card.

    • Junk1111

      My Kroger has always been like this.  I got $0.70 off a gal.  a few weeks ago so I guess this is just a change in some areas?

      • Erin

        Mine has always been this way too

    • Jim

      Thanks for telling us to check our area.  Texas only offers the $0.10 off at Kroger and Shell unless you live in Houston where you can get the $1 off at Kroger only with 1000 points.  I wish they would expand.

    • Christina

      I have already experienced this change recently in the Roanoke, VA area. However, I am sandwiched between two regions (Lynchburg and Roanoke) and Lynchburg has not made the change.

    • Mariawell

      Kroger also has a prepaid Visa card with the 123 rewards. Not only do you get 3 credits for buying Kroger brand items you get an additional 5cents  off at the pump for every 100 points.

    • Micnric

      My Kroger says that you can't use the new system for shell only for the Kroger gas stations…shell will still be 10cents

      • Couponmack

        It was being tested in the Nashville area only , but can now be used at the Shell stations.

    • CourtneyB

      This change was made a long time ago here in Knoxville, TN and is nothing new.  Perhaps this is just a campaign to create happiness among those Kroger customers who are not happy with the new coupon policy changes…..not working,  especially with Wal-Mart making a change for the better for us.  

      I hope that Kroger realizes that we were paying attention when they declared to Procter&Gamble that they would not direct their customers to their site via kroger.com, and now we are STILL paying attention to what seems to be the opposite declaration with the recent e-coupon and regular coupon policy changes.


    • Me

      Are all comments flagged for review?

    • CourtneyB

      I would like to know why my comment was immediately flagged for review and removed – I have no violated any terms of posting on this site in fact I rarely do.  Customers should be able to voice their opinions without comments being removed without foul language, etc???

      • CourtneyB

        Was it the phrase – Boycott Kroger???  As customers whose loyalty they have touted as being their prime concern, with the new changes in coupon policy – I believe we should!

    • I bought a Shell card for $50 at Kroger, then read at the bottom of the Kroger receipt that you can get up to $1 off at Kroger and .10 at Shell.  Went to shell to use the card and sure enough, I only got .10 off.  Should have gotten .30 off.  bummer.

      • Couponmack

        I bought $75.00 worth of Shell gift cards then went to shell and filled-up (I drive an Escalde 25 gals) and with the 4x the points for gift cards special going on right now, plus the 200 fuel points  I already had, I saved .50 per gallon…works for me… that was $12.50.

    • Ivey

      I'd like clarification on how this works.  After getting groceries today, I should have about 1,000 points for next month.  So I'll get $1 per gallon off.  But is this only for the first time or for the whole month?  If I get $1 off the first time, does that still use up 100 points so I only get $0.90 off the next time, then $0.80 and so on?  Should I line up our cars to fill them up on one ticket so we can save $1 per gallon on all of them?

    • Pete

      Our Kroger just started the $1 off campaign.  I have about 700 points.  The pump gave me no choice.  I either had to use up all 700 at once or don't take any discount.  To me it doesn't make any sense to use up all your points unless you're going to buy a lot of gas.  So if my wife decides to put in a few gallons, she'll save a couple of dollars, using up all the points.  Whereas I could save that much each time I filled up my 20-gallon truck at 10 cents a gallon – – seven times!  I much preferred the old way.

      • Couponmack

        Well it will give you a choice to just save the .03 per gallon or your points. So your wafe could just use the .03 per instead.

    • Couponmack

      from now to June 18th you can earn 4x the fuel points on gift cards. ex: you need something at Lowe's  buy a $25.00 gift card at Krogers and get 100 fuel points

    • Ivey

      I got ten cents off at one Shell and twenty cents off at another.  I have 1,018 points for next month and would like to know the best way to take advantage of the $1 off.  How many points does it use up to fill up at a discount the first time?  Do you get a discount subsequent times?  It used to use up 100 points to fill up.  I'm wondering if that's still the case.  Would I get $1 off the first time which uses up 100 points so I get ten cents less per gallon off every time I use it?  Can I wait until all our cars need a fill-up and get $1 off on all of them on one ticket?  I don't want to use the $1 off on a small amount if that means I don't get the discount when I need it.

    • Vata22

      I had 370 points the other day and they had no record ofit even though I had a reciept with the information on it, got no money off my gas–sent email and have yet to hear anything over a week ago. I think I may start going back to Publix

    • Countbaycee

      Basically another example of a Big corporation screwing the consumer and most cannot figure it it is happening.

      I was getting $.15 cents off every gallon when I filled up with my Kroger Card which cost 100 points. Now a single fill up does give $1.00 off but it takes 1000 points. I get multiple fill ups each month and I have a truck which normally takes about gallons to fill.

      DO THE MATH. In the past  1000 points saved me up to $30 bucks (20X$0.15X10) under this new program 100) can only save me $20 bucks (20X$1.00X1).

      Improvement my Ass!

    • Countbaycee

      That is 20 gallons to fill. Sorry but I am mad.

    • Bjm43

      I have a car that only has a ten gallon tank so yes I get a big discount when I fill it, but the next fill-up I get nothing.  We drive small cars to save on fuel and then you change the rules so we lose our discount.

    • Michelle

      In my area we lost the program where we got $.10 per gallon off of 4 fill-ups per month if we spent $150 in the month prior, $.20 off of 4 if we spent $350 the month prior and so forth. We would really plan our trips to get to to $350 each month so we could save the $.20 cents per gallon on 4 fillups. Typically, in the summer months, they doubled up to 8 fill-ups which was huge.

      Now, with the $100 spent to earn $.10 off per gallon we’re actually losing out shopping at Kroger because we have Giant Eagle in town and they give $.10 off per gallon for every $50 spent. Giant Eagle also lets the points accumulate more than 2 months.
      I prefer to shop at Kroger but economics dictates that I shop at Giant Eagle now. Way to go Kroger!

    • Glnick

      Our region (Denver Area) just went to stacked points from the more conventional $.10
      per gallon. Kroger (King Soopers) stated “You'll always be offered the biggest discount available…”. 
      Background: In May we acquired 814 points to expire 6/30/11, per a grocery receipt dated 6/26/11, and in June had 933 points which would expire 7/31/11, per same receipt. 
      Here's what we thought would happen. On June 30th my wife would fill her car and get the $.80 discount that would expire 6/30/11 and during July I would fill my car and get the $.90 discount that would expire 7/31/11.
      Here's what really happened. On June 30th my wife filled her car and got “The biggest discount available…” $.90, and the $.80 expired on June 30th, therefore losing the benefit of the money we spent in May.
      So to insure I received benefit of all points earned I would have had to have filled up twice before 6/30/11. The first fill up I would have received $.90 off and the second $.80. Then I would have had no or a very small discount in July. In the future a way to get both discounts is to spend less in the current month than the preceding month, therefore the higher discount would be the oldest month.
      Being an employee I hear daily from customers who have points “disappear”. This could be why.