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[RBC] RBC REWARDS - amazon prime for 11300 reward points- Free 50$ amazon coupon

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RBC REWARDS - amazon prime for 11300 reward points- Free 50$ amazon coupon

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I was casually strolling through RBC rewards and found this

Get More with Amazon! Only from Nov 5 th -Nov 11 th !
Redeem for an Amazon Prime Membership and get a $50 Amazon.ca Gift Card! Our Gift to you!

Looks like a great offer if you have the 11300 points for the 1 year prime membership
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11,300 points is about a $125 value though when booking travel - not sure if this is hot. The point value looks inflated to match the $50 bonus coupon.
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The $25 Amazon gift cards have a sale (among some other gift cards like McDonalds and stuff) as well, 2500 points instead of the 3500 if you don't have enough for this but still want an Amazon gift card.
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Doesn't the $50GC make this a good deal?
Total value $129 if you use Prime.
At the going rate for Amazon GC's this is +/-18,000 point value.

Thanks OP I'm in.
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Can you buy multiple membership and get multiple $50 GC? I don't see any limit mentioned anywhere
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Ener123 wrote:
Nov 7th, 2018 1:53 pm
The $25 Amazon gift cards have a sale (among some other gift cards like McDonalds and stuff) as well, 2500 points instead of the 3500 if you don't have enough for this but still want an Amazon gift card.
I don't seem to see this sale on my account.
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I don't get the point of Amazon Prime. You don't need to spend much to qualify for free shipping.
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This is a great deal.
You can register for Prime membership ahead of schedule so you can bank another year or two ahead locking in the membership price. I just got another one and plan to go 2.5 years membership with $100GC ;)
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poopooplatter wrote:
Nov 7th, 2018 2:06 pm
I don't get the point of Amazon Prime. You don't need to spend much to qualify for free shipping.
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poopooplatter wrote:
Nov 7th, 2018 2:06 pm
I don't get the point of Amazon Prime. You don't need to spend much to qualify for free shipping.
I think the main benefits are the quicker shipping and not having to worry about threshold. Amazon has a bad habit of processing non-prime orders slowly. Nothing on Amazon goes on sale at the same time. I often find myself finding one thing, but not wanting to add another full price thing to get to $35. Still I do it, because I'm too cheap to pay for prime :)
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poopooplatter wrote:
Nov 7th, 2018 2:06 pm
I don't get the point of Amazon Prime. You don't need to spend much to qualify for free shipping.
Lots of pro's for heavy users like us. We use Amazon for business as well as pleasure.
Prime video in Canada is slowly getting better. Amazon music is cool to use through Alexa.

etc etc etc....
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poopooplatter wrote:
Nov 7th, 2018 2:06 pm
I don't get the point of Amazon Prime. You don't need to spend much to qualify for free shipping.
You'd be surprised just *how much more often* you make small purchases with Amazon when you don't have to think about paying for shipping. It's totally changed how I shop with Amazon (which is obviously the point) - I make so many more small purchases from Amazon that I normally would've gone to the store for. Need a new USB cable? No problem, throw in an Amazon order and have it by tomorrow (or sometimes even today!). Just for the saved time of making small errand trips out to the shops, it's been worth it for me. And note that it's not just free shipping, it's (usually) free *faster* shipping too. Add in that I get it at half price with the student discount? It's totally a no brainer for me.

And that's not even counting things like Amazon Prime Video, which I've also made use of for original shows like The Tick, Man in the High Castle, Marvelous Mrs Maisel and Grand Tour. My kids have also been loving watching classic Inspector Gadget cartoons on it too, and it's been fun going back to watch old Evening at the Improvs as well. Lol.
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pooper wrote:
Nov 7th, 2018 2:12 pm
This is a great deal.
You can register for Prime membership ahead of schedule so you can bank another year or two ahead locking in the membership price. I just got another one and plan to go 2.5 years membership with $100GC ;)
How does this work? You redeem it twice so you get 2 codes.

You enter both codes right away?
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wearysky wrote:
Nov 7th, 2018 2:18 pm
You'd be surprised just *how much more often* you make small purchases with Amazon when you don't have to think about paying for shipping. It's totally changed how I shop with Amazon (which is obviously the point) - I make so many more small purchases from Amazon that I normally would've gone to the store for. Need a new USB cable? No problem, throw in an Amazon order and have it by tomorrow (or sometimes even today!). Just for the saved time of making small errand trips out to the shops, it's been worth it for me. And note that it's not just free shipping, it's (usually) free *faster* shipping too. Add in that I get it at half price with the student discount? It's totally a no brainer for me.

And that's not even counting things like Amazon Prime Video, which I've also made use of for original shows like The Tick, Man in the High Castle, Marvelous Mrs Maisel and Grand Tour. My kids have also been loving watching classic Inspector Gadget cartoons on it too, and it's been fun going back to watch old Evening at the Improvs as well. Lol.
I'm not Prime, but another advantage for me would be that I'd stop making questionable purchases just to be able to reach $35, so I'd save on useless crap... and also there area often deals for Prime members only that would have been nice to have in my case a few times.
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Narci wrote:
Nov 7th, 2018 2:24 pm
How does this work? You redeem it twice so you get 2 codes.

You enter both codes right away?
We have two rewards accounts I did one each. Haven’t tried ordering multiples from one account although I didn’t see anything stopping me adding more than one membership card. As far as registering with Amazon yep you can bank the years ahead.
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