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Amex Soar into More 400AM when you spend $100 at participating grocery stores in Oct 2017

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When I called in to comfirm stores they told me the only store in my area was safeway that would qualify, even though I have a save-on down the block. When i asked about save-on she said not wouldnt qualify??!!
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Trophy23 wrote: When I called in to comfirm stores they told me the only store in my area was safeway that would qualify, even though I have a save-on down the block. When i asked about save-on she said not wouldnt qualify??!!
I hope that CSR is wrong. I want to pick up a couple save on foods gift cards tomorrow
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In Quebec, Metro owns Super C. I would presume that Super C would also be included.
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ffonly wrote: I hope that CSR is wrong. I want to pick up a couple save on foods gift cards tomorrow
I initially called to find out if M&M food store was included and she said no. So I went through a list of local stores and she said only safeway. I can't see why save-on wouldn't be categorized as grocery. I think she was wrong too.
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doraemon wrote: This is pretty good, it's essentially 40% off if you use them as cash miles. You can just go to any grocery store and buy $100 of gift cards. Time to get 40% off Netflix for a year!
Using cash miles at 95AM per $10 redemption, gives a value of each AM 10.53 cents.
At that value, 400AM is worth exactly 42.12
Sweet deal!
Unfortunately I don't have an AM credit card.
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aew0314 wrote: There's no Zehrs or Food Basics?
Aren't they Loblaws stores that do not accept Amex?
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Wonder what stores I can go to in Guelph that qualify.
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pawlusho wrote: In Quebec, Metro owns Super C. I would presume that Super C would also be included.
That would make sense.super c is definitely grocery
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coolintheshade wrote: Aren't they Loblaws stores that do not accept Amex?
Zehrs is a Loblaws brand for sure. Pretty sure Food Basics is owned by Metro and should be okay.
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Might be a good idea to combine with this promo:
https://forums.redflagdeals.com/foodlan ... s-2130356/
Buy $150 of gift cards at Foodland to get 150 Bonus Air Miles

EDIT: Foodland Ontario (near Fairview Mall) does not take AMEX = /
Last edited by aznguy on Oct 1st, 2017 11:05 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Used Amex Airmiles card in Foodbasics last month. According to the statement, the transaction is categorized as "Earn rate 1/$15", even Foodbasics is not actually Airmiles partner but its parent company Metro is. So Foodbasics should be qualified.
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aznguy wrote: Might be a good idea to combine with this promo:
https://forums.redflagdeals.com/foodlan ... s-2130356/
Buy $150 of gift cards at Foodland to get 150 Bonus Air Miles

EDIT: Foodland Ontario does not take AMEX = /
i dont think foodland is on the list of grocery stores for this october promo, but foodland does take amex cards as payment

i dont think foodbasic qualifies either, im gonna goto sobeys or metro to be sure ( buy a $100 staples or shell gc)
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WhatADeal! wrote: New list:
CO-OP GROCERY STORES
GROCERY GATEWAY
LONGOS
MARKETPLACE IGA (BC ONLY)
MCEWAN
METRO
PUSATERI'S FINE FOODS
SAVE-ON-FOODS, PRICESMART FOODS, URBAN FARE, OVERWAITEA FOODS
SOBEYS, FOODLAND, IGA, COMMISSO'S
WHOLE FOODS MARKET
where did u get this list? if yes, then the 150$gc from FOODLAND will stack!
To be eligible for this offer:

Your account must be in good standing.
You, as the Basic Cardmember, must enroll your eligible Basic American Express AIR MILES Consumer or Small Business Card using the link in this email or at americanexpress.ca/soarintomore between September 11 – September 18, 2017.
Enrollment period starts at 12:00:01 a.m. EST on September 11, 2017 and ends on September 18, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m. EST.
You must use your enrolled Card between October 1 – October 31, 2017 to make qualifying purchases that total $100 or more after taxes (in a single purchase or cumulative purchases) at stand-alone grocery stores in Canada during the offer period.
Offer period starts at 12:00:01 a.m. EST on October 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EST on October 31, 2017.
Purchases made during the offer period prior to enrollment of your eligible Card in this offer are not qualifying purchases
This Bonus Miles offer may take up to 2 billing cycles to appear on your statement and up to 90 days to be posted to your AIR MILES Collector Account, after you have completed the eligible purchases. American Express is responsible for fulfillment of this offer. LoyaltyOne, Co. is not responsible for this Bonus Miles offer. The Bonus Miles will be reversed if return or exchange results in less than $100 in qualifying purchase(s) being charged to the enrolled American Express Card or associated supplementary cards during the offer period.
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mikka2017 wrote: where did u get this list? if yes, then the 150$gc from FOODLAND will stack!
The list is intended to cover places where grocery is sold and AMEX accepted. I have no idea whether AMEX treats these stores as grocery locations for the purpose of this promotion. And from what I am gathering, even AMEX's own reps are not clear on this either. Perhaps whoever used AMEX at these locations before can confirm via their online statements whether their transactions are categorized as grocery or not.

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