Commuter Benefits

Save With Pre-Tax Benefits When You Park Near The Office

Take advantage of extra savings, just by parking near work!

SpotHero has partnered with WageWorks®, Ameriflex, Navia, Commuter Benefit Solutions, and Benefit Resource to give you more convenience and flexibility in your daily commute. This means you can use pre-tax dollars and your commuter benefits card in the SpotHero app to pay for daily or monthly parking near your place of work—without breaking the bank.

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Add Your Commuter Benefits Card

Easily connect your commuter benefits card to your account using the SpotHero app.

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Accepted Commuter Benefits Cards

You can use the following commuter benefits cards in the SpotHero app for iOS or Android:

  • WageWorks Visa® Prepaid Commuter Card
  • Commuter Check Prepaid Mastercard®
  • TransitChek QuickPay Prepaid Visa® Card
  • MyAmeriflex Mastercard®
  • GoNavia Debit Card
  • The Beniversal Prepaid Mastercard®
  • eTRAC Prepaid Mastercard®
  • Via Benefits Debit Card

How to Use Your Commuter Benefits Card

Add Your Card

Go to Settings → Payments and enter your commuter benefits card information

Find Your Spot

Compare parking options near your work or transit stop

Book It and Go

Select commuter benefits for payment and reserve your spot!

FAQs

What is a pre-tax card?

A pre-tax card is an IRS-approved benefits commuter card that allows customers to use up to $255/month of pre-tax dollars on parking near their work or a transit stop on their way to work.

What is Qualified Parking?

Qualified Parking refers to pre-tax parking permitted by the IRS. This parking enables customers to use up to $255/month in pre-tax dollars to park near their office or public transit stop that takes them to the office.

How do I use a pre-tax parking benefit card within the SpotHero app?

You can use your commuter benefits card within the SpotHero app by inputting your card info under the pre-tax payment type. You will then set the address of your work and can begin to book spots using your pre-tax benefits card. Your benefits card will automatically apply for purchases within one mile of your work address.

Can I use my pre-tax parking benefit card on SpotHero's website?

Unfortunately, you are only able to make purchases using your pre-tax benefits card when using the SpotHero app. If you need help, feel free to give the heroes a call at 312-566-7768 so we can walk you through it!

Can I use my pre-tax parking benefit card for monthly parking?

Absolutely! Simply click on the monthly tab on the SpotHero mobile app and monthly parking options will populate when you search. Select your Commuter Benefits Card at checkout. We also have an in-house monthly parking specialist who can help you find the perfect spot. Our monthly parking specialist can be reached directly at (844) 292-5257.

Are there any restrictions when using my pre-tax benefit card?

  1. Pre-tax cards are intended strictly for use near a work or public transit stop on the way to work.
  2. You are only able to enter one work address and must be parked within a 1-mile radius of said office and/or public transit stop.
  3. The IRS allows $255 / month in pre-tax parking to be used, which resets each month.
  4. WageWorks allows up to five (5) parking reservations per 24 hours using your pre-tax card.

Can I use multiple pre-tax cards on your site?

No. At this time you are only allowed to use one commuter benefits card through SpotHero.

Can I refund a reservation as credit when using a pre-tax card?

No, unfortunately, you cannot refund reservations made with a pre-tax card as credit. You can cancel reservations back to their original source through the app or website before the reservation begins.

How do I update or change my work address?

In order to update or change your work address, you must delete your commuter benefits card from the SpotHero app and re-enter the information.

Can I use any pre-tax card?

You can use the following commuter benefits cards in the SpotHero app for iOS or Android.

WageWorks Visa® Prepaid Commuter Card
Commuter Check Prepaid Mastercard®
TransitChek QuickPay Prepaid Visa® Card
MyAmeriflex Mastercard®
GoNavia Debit Card
The Beniversal Prepaid Mastercard®
eTRAC Prepaid Mastercard®

Can I update or refund a reservation made using my pre-tax card?

Of course! If you would like to update or cancel a reservation, you are able to do so in the SpotHero app.