- Mazda has announced it will be providing free standard oil changes, vehicle cleaning and inspection for U.S. educators at participating dealers. This includes most makes and models and is not limited to Mazda cars.
The Fine Print
- Educators Service Appreciation Program provides a complimentary oil change, car wash with interior cleaning and vehicle inspection. Eligible customers are all active educators in eligible U.S. educational facilities. Limit one (1) offer redemption per customer during program period. Offer is not transferable. No cash value. A copy of current driver’s license and a copy of documentation that clearly reflects proof of occupation within 12 months of the service date is required. Examples include ID card with person’s name and name of education facility, pay stub or ID badge. Program period is 7/5/2021 – 9/30/2021. Contact participating Mazda Dealer for complete details.
- Eligible Vehicles: All educators’ vehicles receiving an oil change, car wash with interior cleaning and vehicle inspection during the program period are eligible except for the following vehicles which are not eligible: exotic vehicles, classic car vehicles, off-road vehicles, and vehicles with greater than 8-quart engine oil capacity or any other vehicles with special manufacturer requirements or that require specialized tools or training. Eligible Customers include: Active teachers, professors, teaching assistants, teaching aids, administrators, coaches, school support staff (e.g., custodial staff, bus drivers, office staff, etc.) within 12 months of the service date. Eligible Educational Facilities include: Public, private, or parochial pre-school, elementary, middle or high school, academy, charter school, prep school, boarding school, college (e.g., career, community, junior, technical), university, post-graduate studies (e.g., master’s, doctorate, law, medical, veterinary degrees, etc.)
- Insufficient Eligibility: Home school or private educational facilities that do not have proof of employment are not eligible. Museums, aquariums, zoos, or other attractions are not eligible. Cosmetology or special interest instructors are not eligible. Tutoring or private supplemental education that does not require ID is not eligible. Daycare or childcare institutions are not eligible. Counseling and healthcare institutions are not eligible. Trainers (e.g., private, physical, mental health, corporate, life, etc.) are not eligible. Caregivers are not eligible. Insufficient Documentation: A teaching credential, certificate, or degree is not sufficient as it does not indicate employment. Transcripts, department logos, business cards, letterhead, emblems, or pictures of individuals without demonstration of employment at an educational institution are not satisfactory documentation.
Mazda offered a similar thing for healthcare workers as well. Nice freebie for any educators out there, remember to share with any you might know.
Hat tip to Dans Deals