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Aeroplan miles expiry.

Aeroplan had extended the deadline for ppl who had miles expiring to MAY 14th - this was communicated to members on March 10th via email. Flights were suspended not that long after March 10th but there has not been update to this extension. Anyone hear anything about this? Not so easy getting miles for small $ even at Home Hardware as it's curbside pickup now.


Temporary pause to expiration of Aeroplan Miles, until May 14
As you know, earning, redeeming or transferring Aeroplan Miles will keep all of your miles active for 12 months from the transaction date. In order to give you one less thing to think about, as a policy matter, we have paused expiry until May 14, 2020. This means that between now and May 14, any Aeroplan Miles which would have expired will not. Effective May 15, our normal expiration policy will once again apply, meaning that miles will expire if an eligible transaction has not been completed prior to this date.
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Wondering if a transfer of Aeroplan miles from one family member to another will reset dates on both accounts. If someone has an answer to this question, appreciate a yes or no answer.
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I purchased a Conair hair clipper from Costco on April 20 and received my AP points on April 28. I am fine for another year.
But Costco will no longer give out AP miles after April 30, 2020.

I purchased an eBay item using Aeroplan estore on Apr 11. The item was shipped and I have not seen my AP miles yet.

My backup plan was transfer 1000 AmEx member reward points to my AP account if all attempts were failed.
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embguy wrote: I purchased a Conair hair clipper from Costco on April 20 and received my AP points on April 28. I am fine for another year.
But Costco will no longer give out AP miles after April 30, 2020.

I purchased an eBay item using Aeroplan estore on Apr 11. The item was shipped and I have not seen my AP miles yet.

My backup plan was transfer 1000 AmEx member reward points to my AP account if all attempts were failed.
Aeroplan site sucks. I bought something on AliExpress thru Aeroplan estore but there's no way to verify a transaction was made/logged in any way shape or form or if any points are pending. With Rakuten/ebates, when you click thru, you can actually see a "shopping trip" log on the Rakuten/ebates site. If you do a purchase at least you can kind of match A transaction with an actual transaction.

I was going to go to Home Hardware but with this Curbside pick up stuff, not so sure it would work.
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gr8dlr wrote: Aeroplan site sucks. I bought something on AliExpress thru Aeroplan estore but there's no way to verify a transaction was made/logged in any way shape or form or if any points are pending. With Rakuten/ebates, when you click thru, you can actually see a "shopping trip" log on the Rakuten/ebates site. If you do a purchase at least you can kind of match A transaction with an actual transaction.

I was going to go to Home Hardware but with this Curbside pick up stuff, not so sure it would work.
Agree with AP estore sucks. No record of I ever purchase anything through estore.
There is no Home Hardware in my city. I need to drive to nearby town to get a HH store.
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gr8dlr wrote: Aeroplan had extended the deadline for ppl who had miles expiring to MAY 14th - this was communicated to members on March 10th via email. Flights were suspended not that long after March 10th but there has not been update to this extension. Anyone hear anything about this? Not so easy getting miles for small $ even at Home Hardware as it's curbside pickup now.


Temporary pause to expiration of Aeroplan Miles, until May 14
As you know, earning, redeeming or transferring Aeroplan Miles will keep all of your miles active for 12 months from the transaction date. In order to give you one less thing to think about, as a policy matter, we have paused expiry until May 14, 2020. This means that between now and May 14, any Aeroplan Miles which would have expired will not. Effective May 15, our normal expiration policy will once again apply, meaning that miles will expire if an eligible transaction has not been completed prior to this date.
There was an email last week announcing the temporary pause to Aeroplan expiration has been extended to June 29
https://www.aeroplan.com/covid-19.do?CI ... 120:donate#/
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yesnomaybe wrote: There was an email last week announcing the temporary pause to Aeroplan expiration has been extended to June 29
https://www.aeroplan.com/covid-19.do?CI ... 120:donate#/
F'ing arses. Never got that email and I went on their website and couldn't find anything and good luck talking to someone and there's no email in the "contact us".

I actually donated miles. Might contact them and reverse it now.
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Just do the asking canadians surveys. Literally sitting on the toilet can net you hundreds of miles a year lol.
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embguy wrote: Agree with AP estore sucks. No record of I ever purchase anything through estore.
There is no Home Hardware in my city. I need to drive to nearby town to get a HH store.
I bought lots of things from Amazon.ca through the E Store site and always got my points.
What sucks is that Aeroplan E Store no longer has Amazon
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Pete_Coach wrote: I bought lots of things from Amazon.ca through the E Store site and always got my points.
What sucks is that Aeroplan E Store no longer has Amazon
Ya it’s a TEMPORARY COVID PAUSE
(Talked about extensively in several threads over on the SHOPPING DISCUSSION FORUM)

Good old Amazon has pulled out of all their agreements in Shopping Portals
(Aeroplan EStore - AirMiles Shops.ca - Rakuten etc )

It comes down to just plain GREED

They know that during Covid with so many stores closed
They’ve pretty much become a shopping monopoly
So they’ve decided to suck up all the profits they can
Not sharing a commission with any referral groups / 3rd Party shopping portals

My reaction ...
Not shopping at Amazon right now

Actually, doing the right thing and not shopping for NON ESSENTIALS at all right now
And if it’s not Groceries, or Health & Meds etc
Just waiting for stores to reopen
Then will SHOP LOCAL a lot more ... opting for curbside delivery wherever I can

More than I miss Amazon’s affiliation with Aeroplan
I really really miss Costco.ca’s (that ended April 30th)

My Aeroplan go to these days is Home Hardware ... again LOCAL Biz (good for the economy)
And as a Hardware Store they are now open
And some (most ? ) are doing curbside pick up too ... as well as Phone Orders Direct w/ Store for under $ 50
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PointsHubby wrote: Ya it’s a TEMPORARY COVID PAUSE
(Talked about extensively in several threads over on the SHOPPING DISCUSSION FORUM)

Good old Amazon has pulled out of all their agreements in Shopping Portals
(Aeroplan EStore - AirMiles Shops.ca - Rakuten etc )

It comes down to just plain GREED

They know that during Covid with so many stores closed
They’ve pretty much become a shopping monopoly
So they’ve decided to suck up all the profits they can
Not sharing a commission with any referral groups / 3rd Party shopping portals

My reaction ...
Not shopping at Amazon right now

Actually, doing the right thing and not shopping for NON ESSENTIALS at all right now
.....
.......

My Aeroplan go to these days is Home Hardware ... again LOCAL Biz (good for the economy)
And as a Hardware Store they are now open
And some (most ? ) are doing curbside pick up too ... as well as Phone Orders Direct w/ Store for under $ 50
Essential, to me, is something you need. Be it from Home Hardware, Home Depot or Amazon. I have ordered from Amazon and gotten it.
Not sure about your "GREED" reasons for Amazon not being there. Not sure who cut the ties.
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Pete_Coach wrote: Essential, to me, is something you need. Be it from Home Hardware, Home Depot or Amazon. I have ordered from Amazon and gotten it.
Not sure about your "GREED" reasons for Amazon not being there. Not sure who cut the ties.
Everyone thinks their wants are essential
But wants & needs are 2 different things during Crazy Covid times

(Your list for the most part sounds like needs vs wants ... Hardware Stores vs say Clothes, Video Games etc)

Not a problem ... IF our suppliers & shippers could handle the load
Many cannot
(Again lots of RFD threads on shipping delays / woes )

It was Amazon who cut the ties with everyone ... again info is well publicized ... even by Amazon
If not for GREED then why else ?
They very much have cornered the market with other stores closed
And even online shopping ops down / slower for many ... as employees are home

Just feels like Amazon is taking advantage of all this
When they already were further ahead
Before Covid
Leaves a bad taste in my mouth when ya gotta play cut throat with other retailers
And find ways to close off perks to your Customers who normally shop thru these portals
Again, lots of RFDers bemoaning this move by Amazon
Including you
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amplified wrote: Just do the asking canadians surveys. Literally sitting on the toilet can net you hundreds of miles a year lol.
I netted about 200 miles doing this then realized it's not worth my time since my primary credit card is the TD Aeroplan VISA Infinite. I'd rather sit on the toilet less and lose out on a 1-2K.

Totally worth it if there's no other ways to get miles though! I'll do this for my mom's Aeroplan account to keep it active
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I don't understand why don't you just signup for something like TD aeroplan or CIBC aerogold, get the 15k/20k with $1 spending and cancel the card in 6 months. That way you have an extra 20k and your expiry extended by 1 year

I wish so much I would've figured this out years ago... So many business class trips missed :(
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AEROPLAN ESTORE
Amazon.ca Covid Pause Ends


@smuncky just posted on the AirMiles Annual Mega Thread that Amazon.ca Covid Pause has come to an end ... and they are back on the AirMilesShops.ca website

So, I did a look see what their status was on the Aeroplan eStore
And sure enough ... Amazon.ca is back there too

Probably true across all their associated Shopping Portals
(Like Rakuten ... although I didn’t bother to check )

This sure makes keeping ones Aeroplan miles active a lot easier
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Messerschmitt wrote: I don't understand why don't you just signup for something like TD aeroplan or CIBC aerogold, get the 15k/20k with $1 spending and cancel the card in 6 months. That way you have an extra 20k and your expiry extended by 1 year

I wish so much I would've figured this out years ago... So many business class trips missed :(
Doesn't cancelling a credit card so quick lower your credit rating/score? I just go and spend $2 at Home Hardware and I'm good for another year.
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PointsHubby wrote: AEROPLAN ESTORE
Amazon.ca Covid Pause Ends


@smuncky just posted on the AirMiles Annual Mega Thread that Amazon.ca Covid Pause has come to an end ... and they are back on the AirMilesShops.ca website

So, I did a look see what their status was on the Aeroplan eStore
And sure enough ... Amazon.ca is back there too

Probably true across all their associated Shopping Portals
(Like Rakuten ... although I didn’t bother to check )

This sure makes keeping ones Aeroplan miles active a lot easier
Yeah but have you seen what's now excluded from earning Aeroplan points on Amazon?
Please note that the following categories, as well as any others not listed above, are not eligible for earn of Aeroplan miles at this time: Arts & Crafts, Automotive, Baby & Nursery, Beauty, Books & Textbooks, Cell Phones & Accessories, Computers, Furniture, Grocery & Gourmet, Health & Personal Care, Home Entertainment, Home & Portable Audio, Jewelry, Kindle eBooks, Kindle Tablet Accessories, Kitchen, Lawn & Garden, Magazine Subscriptions, Major Appliances, Mobile Electronics, Movies & TV Shows, Music, Musical Instruments, Office & School Products, Outdoor, Power & Hand Tools, Software, Sports & Outdoors, Tools & Hardware, Toys, Video Games, Watches, Wireless Accessories and gift cards.

What is included: Earn 1 Aeroplan Miles for every $1 you spend on select categories! Aeroplan miles will be earned for qualifying activity across the following categories when shopping on Amazon.ca via the Aeroplan eStore: Apparel, Audio & Accessories, Camera & Photo, Cloud Cam & Blink, Echo Devices, Eero Devices, Prviate Label Fashion, Fire Tablets, Fire TV Devices, Handmade, Home, Kindle Devices, Luggage, Pet Products, Ring Devices and Shoes, Handbags and Accessories. The included categories for Aeroplan mile earn may change from time to time.

Sucks big time. I have less than 2 weeks to go before my Aeroplan points expire, what to do?
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Kiraly wrote: Yeah but have you seen what's now excluded from earning Aeroplan points on Amazon?
Please note that the following categories, as well as any others not listed above, are not eligible for earn of Aeroplan miles at this time: Arts & Crafts, Automotive, Baby & Nursery, Beauty, Books & Textbooks, Cell Phones & Accessories, Computers, Furniture, Grocery & Gourmet, Health & Personal Care, Home Entertainment, Home & Portable Audio, Jewelry, Kindle eBooks, Kindle Tablet Accessories, Kitchen, Lawn & Garden, Magazine Subscriptions, Major Appliances, Mobile Electronics, Movies & TV Shows, Music, Musical Instruments, Office & School Products, Outdoor, Power & Hand Tools, Software, Sports & Outdoors, Tools & Hardware, Toys, Video Games, Watches, Wireless Accessories and gift cards.

What is included: Earn 1 Aeroplan Miles for every $1 you spend on select categories! Aeroplan miles will be earned for qualifying activity across the following categories when shopping on Amazon.ca via the Aeroplan eStore: Apparel, Audio & Accessories, Camera & Photo, Cloud Cam & Blink, Echo Devices, Eero Devices, Prviate Label Fashion, Fire Tablets, Fire TV Devices, Handmade, Home, Kindle Devices, Luggage, Pet Products, Ring Devices and Shoes, Handbags and Accessories. The included categories for Aeroplan mile earn may change from time to time.

Sucks big time. I have less than 2 weeks to go before my Aeroplan points expire, what to do?
Lol, I said easier ...

As in easier than when Amazon WAS NOT AN OPTION on the Aeroplan EStore

Personally we’ve never bought much off the EStore.

Our old go to was Costco when they were an Aeroplan Partner (ended April 30th)
MISS THAT PARTNERSHIP A LOT ☹️

These days my go to is Home Hardware ...

I only look at the Aeroplan EStore if shopping online, and looking to see who’s partnered up ... and even then it’s usually only a go to IF the store I want to use isn’t part of AirMiles Shops.ca

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