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10 Ways to Save More at American Eagle

By: Mary Elizabeth Hammond

American Eagle Savings GuideAmerican Eagle is known not only for its popular jeans and trendy styles but also for its regular sales, which help you stock up on seasonal favorites for less. But if that’s all you’re doing to save on your order, you’re not doing your homework. The Groupon Coupons team put together this handy guide to help you get the most savings possible at American Eagle. 

American Eagle Real Rewards 

American Eagle Real Rewards is a three-tiered loyalty program that earns you points on every order. It’s free to sign up for, and you’ll start racking up points immediately. You’ll start with free shipping on $50+ orders, access to special sales, and a birthday coupon. When you progress up the tiers by spending $150/year or $350/year, the rewards get even better—including free shipping on any order.

Here’s a quick breakdown of all three levels and what to expect from them:

American Eagle Real Rewards Program

American Eagle Credit Card

If you’re a frequent American Eagle shopper, the American Eagle Credit Card and American Eagle Visa Credit Card can save you big—including the ability to start in Tier 2 of the Real Rewards program. The American Eagle Credit Card earns you points at American Eagle and Aerie stores, while the American Eagles Visa Credit Card earns you points wherever Visa is accepted. Here are a few benefits of these credit cards:

  •  20% off your first purchase with your card at American Eagle
  • Double rewards points on every purchase (and 4x rewards points on jeans)
  • Free shipping and returns (doesn’t apply to gift cards)
  • Access to exclusive deals and sales for cardholders

American Eagle Student Discount

Students can get 10% off at American Eagle through Student Beans. To claim this discount, simply create an account on Student Beans (you’ll need an email address from a school, college, or university for this) and start shopping! 

American Eagle Military Discount 

American Eagle offers a military discount for members of the U.S. armed forces, but it is only available in stores. Just show your military ID at check out every time you shop to get you 10% off. 

American Eagle Refer-a-Friend Discount

Refer a buddy to shop American Eagle and you both get savings! Your friend will get an extra 20% off their order, and you’ll get 25% off after they make their first purchase. To qualify for the discount, your friend must be new to American Eagle. Once you enter their email, a referral link will be sent to them—this link will expire in 30 days. There is a limit of one referral discount per customer. Refer your friends here

American Eagle Clearance & Outlet Stores

Shop the American Eagle clearance page to get discounts of up to 50% off. You can also find savings of up to 60% on overstock and last-season styles when you shop at American Eagle Outlet stores, which are scattered across the county. Find your nearest store here.  

Savings Tip: American Eagle usually has end-of-season clearance sales in January, March, July, and October—mark your calendars!

American Eagle Coupons

Shop from our collection of American Eagle coupons and get up to 60% off! These coupons and codes are updated regularly so you can rest assured that you are getting the best deal on your American Eagle order. 

Follow American Eagle on Social Media 

Be the first to know about American Eagle sales by following them on social media. They regularly post about upcoming deals and giveaways on their Instagram and Facebook accounts. 

Sign Up for American Eagle Emails

Sign up for the AE email list and get a 10% discount in your inbox. Plus, you’ll get notified of upcoming American Eagle sales!

Take in Your Old Jeans & Get $10 Off

Thanks to American Eagle’s partnership with Blue Jeans Go Green, you can bring an old pair of jeans to the store to be recycled and get a coupon for $10 off a new pair!


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