Georgia EBT Discounts and Perks 2020
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(Last Updated On: January 7, 2020)
If you have a Georgia EBT Card, there are amazing discounts, reduced/free admissions and other perks available to you and your family.
Some of the most-popular Georgia EBT discounts include:
- Reduced or free admission to Museums, Zoos & Aquariums
- More than 50% OFF an Amazon Prime Membership
- Discounted cell phone and home internet plans
- Coupons and discounts offered by specific retailers
For a complete list of all the discounts and savings you can unlock with your Georgia EBT card, continue reading below.
Georgia EBT Card Discounts for 2020
Below you will find a list of all the discounts available to Georgia EBT cardholders. Each discount is listed by category – national or local.
The national EBT card discounts are available to all EBT cardholders across the United States. The local EBT card discounts are only available to Georgia EBT cardholders.
You can take advantage of both national and local discounts with your Georgia EBT card.
National EBT Discounts for Georgia SNAP
Amazon Prime EBT Discount
When you sign up for the Amazon Prime EBT card discount, you get all the great benefits that Prime has to offer at a fraction of the cost.
The regular Amazon Prime membership costs is $12.99 a month. However, if you have a Georgia EBT Card, you can get a Prime Membership for only $5.99 a month. That’s an amazing deal considering you get the same benefits that a regular Prime Membership has to offer!
Amazon Prime EBT Cardholder Benefits
With the Amazon Prime discount for EBT Cardholders, you’ll get:
- Free, Fast Shipping on Millions of Items
- Access to Instantly Steam TV Shows and Movies
- Get 20% OFF all Diapers and Baby Food
- Free Access to Stream over 2 Million Songs
- Unlimited Reading on Books & Magazines
- Unlimited Listening to Series from Audible
- Free Twitch Prime Game Content
- Unlimited Free Photo Storage
Buy Amazon Fresh and Pantry with EBT Online
Another amazing benefit for EBT cardholders is that you can order groceries from Amazon by using your EBT card online. You can order fresh food items through Amazon Fresh and shelf-stable food items through Amazon Pantry, by using your EBT Card. Click Here to Sign up for Amazon EBT Discount.
National EBT Discounts for Georgia SNAP
Free or Discounted Cell Phone Service
If you are currently on Food Stamps/EBT Cardholder, you may qualify for FREE or low-cost cell phone service for you or a family member! The discounted cell phone service is provided to low-income Georgians with an income below a certain level.
The discounted cell phone service program goes through the Federal Lifeline Program, which serves nearly 13 million Americans.
Here is the list of cell phone companies that provide free or discounted cell phone service in Georgia.
Assurance Wireless – 1 (888) 898-4888
Safelink Wireless – 1 (800) 723-3546
Access Wireless – 1 (866) 594-3644
enTouch Wireless – 1 (866) 488-8719
Q-Link Wireless – 1 (855) 754-6543
Life Wireless – 1 (888) 543-3620
StandUp Wireless – 1 (800) 544-4441
Discounted Home Phone Service
Georgia EBT cardholders also qualify for discounted home phone service under the Federal Lifeline Program. With that said, you can either choose to receive your discounted phone service on home OR cell phone services. You cannot receive discounted home and cell phone service through the Lifeline Program.
We have listed below the Top 5 providers of EBT Discount Service for Home Phone plans in the state of Georgia. For the complete list of providers, see our detailed article on the Georgia Lifeline Phone Program here.
Discounted Internet Service for EBT Cardholders
Your EBT card may qualify you for discounted home internet service under the Federal Lifeline Program. The program is available exclusively to low-income families and individuals.
Currently, the program provides $9.25 a month per household toward phone or internet service.
If you are already enrolled in the Lifeline program for phone service, there are other low-cost internet services available to you.
The other discounted internet services require that you have at least one child in kindergarten or grades 1–12 (or have a child participate in the National School Lunch Program).
Here are the providers that offer the programs in the state of Georgia:
Cox Low-Cost Internet is part of the Connect2Compete program. The program helps K–12 students reach their full potential by providing internet access to low-income families.
The low-cost Internet service is only $9.95 per month. It is available to families with at least one child in kindergarten or grades 1–12.
Eligible families must also be participating in one of the following programs:
- National School Lunch Program
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – Food Stamps
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
- Public Housing
AT&T offers the Access program to eligible low-income families for $10.00 per month. To qualify for Access, customers must have at least one family member who participates in the SNAP (Food Stamps) program.
CenturyLink offers an Internet Basics plan to eligible families for $9.95 per month. CenturyLink’s service is more widely available than many other providers.
To be eligible for Internet Basics, applicants must:
- Meet the requirements for the Lifeline program
- Actively participating in one or sereral low-income assistnace programs (i.e. SNAP, WIC, Medicaid)
Frontier participates in the Lifeline program but does not have a specific internet plan for low-income customers. However, they do offer low-cost internet access starting at $20.00 per month.
If you pair that with the $9.25 Lifeline discount, you can get internet access for around $10.00 per month. This is comparable with what you get at other low-income service providers.
Xfinity offers an Internet Essentials program that allows qualifying customers to purchase a plan for just $9.95 per month. Internet Essentials is designed to help students, seniors, and low-income families.
The program also offers free in-home Wi-Fi and requires no credit check. For a family to qualify, they must have at least one child eligible for the National School Lunch Program and meet other requirements.
Spectrum offers an Internet Assist program for low-income families. Internet Assist is priced at $14.99 per month, but the speeds are double Xfinity’s program. Customers can also add Wi-Fi for an additional $5.00 per month.
Eligible families must have a child participating in the National School Lunch Program.
Free Museum Admission with Georgia EBT
The Georgia Museums listed below all offer discounts on individual admission fees ranging from FREE to $3.00. These discounts are only available to individuals and families that have an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. You must also have a valid form of photo ID to qualify.
The offer covers up to four individuals per EBT card, which means that if you have a family of 4, you can use your Georgia EBT card to get the special discounted or free rate for everyone.
These rates are available during all normal operating hours. We advise that you call the museum first before you go – so that you can find out what their special rate is for EBT Card holders (whether it’s free admission or $3).
Below is a list of all the Georgia Museums that offer discounted or free admission to EBT cardholders:
- The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, (Atlanta, GA)
- Atlanta Contemporary Museum of Art, (Atlanta, GA)
- Georgia Museum of Art, (Athens, GA)
- Georgia State Railroad Museum, (Savannah, GA)
- Old Fort Jackson, (Savannah, GA)
- Pin Point Heritage Museum, (Savannah, GA)
- Savannah Children’s Museum, (Savannah, GA)
- Savannah History Museum, (Savannah, GA)
- Lapham-Patterson House, (Thomasville, GA)
- Thomasville History Center, (Thomasville, GA)
Double your EBT Cash at the Farmer’s Market
A great way to get fresh, healthy food and stretch your benefits is by shopping at the Farmer’s Market. Georgia Farmer’s Markets will double your benefits – up to $50 per visit!
This means that if you spend $50 on your Georgia EBT card, you will get to buy $100 worth of fresh food from the market!
To take advantage of the program, you just have to swipe your EBT card at the Farmer’s Market information booth.
Also, please be sure to specify the amount you will like to spend when you swipe your card. You will be given tokens that you can then use to purchase food items at vendors.
For a complete list of all the Farmer’s Markets in Georgia that will double your EBT cash, check it out here.
Georgia EBT Discounts Summary
We hope this list of Georgia EBT discounts was helpful to you! If you have any questions about any of the companies that participate in Georgia EBT discounts, please let us know in the comments section below.
To report additional companies that offer a discount to Georgia EBT cardholders, please let us know about them in the comments section.
If you experience any challenges accessing any of the above Georgia EBT discount services, we would like to know about it so we can look into it and make any corrections or changes needed to our list.