2019 Air Miles Mega Miles

MegaMiles 2019 - DEPARTURE LOUNGE (a place to CHECK IN with other RFDers doing the MMs 2019 Event)

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MegaMiles 2019 - DEPARTURE LOUNGE (a place to CHECK IN with other RFDers doing the MMs 2019 Event)

Hey Everyone,

With the change in format this year, I thought some the camaraderie of the past events might be missing
So I added this LOUNGE topic as a place to hang out and chit chat about how you all are doing in regards to the “Treasure Hunt” that MegaMiles is.

You might want to start by CHECKING IN, so we have a rough idea of how many RFDers are ON BOARD for this BIG BONUS Event

Just give us a quick post to say Hi

But feel free to add more if you wish ...

What your Goals are in terms of Offers / Partners & BIG BONUS Miles
And even if you have long term plans for all the miles you are chasing

NOTE - The Lounge is not a place to ask OFFER Questions... the individual Offer Threads are for that
And GENERAL MMs Questions ... they can be asked in the START HERE - MMs 2019 Thread

This is the Departure Lounge kick back relax
Spend a little time getting to know fellow AMs Collectors & RFD Buddies
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I’ll get the ball rolling:
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[OP]
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Plan on doing 5 PARTNER OFFERS for the maximum 1000 BIG BONUS BAMs

Live in Eastern Ontario
So lucky to have the relatively easy ability to use both Ontario & Quebec Offers

As there are so many National Offers in this BIG BONUS Event
Plus a high number that span the entire 30+ Day Event
And providing a high number of BAMs
(3x - 25 - 50 - 75 - 100 - 150 - 250 BAMs)
Chances are very high I will be doing some offers more than once to stockpile Miles into my Dream Miles Account for future travels
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Hi everyone! Waving Hand Sign

I'm also from Ontario and will be going for 5 offers to get the max bonus. Been seriously collecting Air Miles for about 4 years now.
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Dec 14, 2017
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Ontarian here. Second Air Miles event (successfully completed STB 2018).

Aiming for 5 partners with 2 backups.

1. Shell spend $10 get 5 BAM
2. Rona redeem 95AM get 15 BAM
3. Metro redeem 95AM get 25 BAM
4. Rewarding Your Opinion spend $0 get 15 BAM
5. LCBO spend $9 get 5 BAM

Backup:
6. BMO spend $250 get 100 BAM --> Likely will meet with regular spending
7. Lowe's spend $10 get 12 BAM --> backup in case RYO survey fails

Total spend for 5 partners: $19
Total BAM: 1000 + 65 BAM
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Feb 22, 2016
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Hello! I'm from Ontario too, and I'm going for 5 offers. Will probably do some offers more than once for the bonus miles, hoping to get Onyx this year!

Just bought a bottle from LCBO this afternoon. I plan to do Sobeys, Shell, Metro and Rexall as well.
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wazzie19 wrote:
Mar 21st, 2019 6:28 pm
Ontarian here. Second Air Miles event (successfully completed STB 2018).

Aiming for 5 partners with 2 backups.

1. Shell spend $10 get 5 BAM
2. Rona redeem 95AM get 15 BAM
3. Metro redeem 95AM get 25 BAM
4. Rewarding Your Opinion spend $0 get 15 BAM
5. LCBO spend $9 get 5 BAM

Backup:
6. BMO spend $250 get 100 BAM --> Likely will meet with regular spending
7. Lowe's spend $10 get 12 BAM --> backup in case RYO survey fails

Total spend for 5 partners: $19
Total BAM: 1000 + 65 BAM
where is $9 bottle for ontario? I can only see lowest $12.95
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Seeing this dedicated Subforum....it brings a tear to my eye Face With Tears Of Joy

@PointsHubby, @TomRFD...great work guys!!

I'm in Ontario too, and I can't believe how easy the event is this time around :D I had to get gas today, so I've already done the Shell one, with my AM MC. But I haven't decided how I'm going to do my five yet...I'll likely be patient and see how the deals shape up and see what tricks arise, and cherry pick the best ones :) I feel like a kid in a candy store right now, just walking around in awe...taking in the sights!
*RFD - once you're in there's no getting out.*

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deezz wrote:
Mar 21st, 2019 8:12 pm
Seeing this dedicated Subforum....it brings a tear to my eye Face With Tears Of Joy

@PointsHubby, @TomRFD...great work guys!!

I'm in Ontario too, and I can't believe how easy the event is this time around :D I had to get gas today, so I've already done the Shell one, with my AM MC. But I haven't decided how I'm going to do my five yet...I'll likely be patient and see how the deals shape up and see what tricks arise, and cherry pick the best ones :) I feel like a kid in a candy store right now, just walking around in awe...taking in the sights!
Thanks for the kind words.

It’s a work in progress... still under construction (don’t mind the dust)

Gonna be awhile until everything is as it should be... but when Tom said “DEDICATED FORUM” I was totally onboard ... despite the insane timeline (and some wacky technical blips)

Hopefully like past AMs ventures on RFD, things will just keep getting better & better over time

PS... thanks for CHECKING IN
Drop by again, and let us know how The Treasure Hunt is going for you towards the 1000 BB BAMs
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May 19, 2009
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Hi! I'm from Vancouver BC and am pretty new to these AM events. I did do the Back to School one back in Sept (I think I spent about $150) but couldn't manage the one that was around X'mas.

This time I plan to do:

1. Rexall - Redeem 190 AMs for $20 (March 25-28) (New Westminster / Metrotown)
Rexall $5 off $25 purchase coupon (https://www.rexall.ca/assets/downloads/ ... ey2019.pdf)
2. Shell - fill up 25L (5 BAM) / spend $10 (5 BAM)
3. Rona - Buy a bag of Green Cross lawn seed or fertilizer (12 AM) (Mar 21 - Apr 24) Offer Code 1044 (Burnaby)
OR 15 BAMs when you use 95 cash miles for $10 / 25 BAMs when you use 190 cash miles for $20 (Apr 4 - 24)
4. Lowe's - Buy a bag of Green Cross lawn seed or fertilizer (12 AM) (Mar 21 - Apr 24) (Queensborough) (will give the fertilizer away lol)
5. Rewarding Your Opinion - 15 AM for completing survey (Mar 21 - Apr 25)

Spare:
6. BMO card buy $250 at Shell (will get GCs) for 100 BAMs (I don't have this card, will need to apply for it)
7. Airmilesshop - $100+ purchase for 50 BAMs (I don't have anything $100+ I want to get at the moment)
8. The Children's Place Buy 3 or more graphic tees (10 AMs) (Mar 21-Apr 21) (Metrotown) (if the first 5 doesn't post by mid-April I'll go buy some cheaper graphic tees and donate them)

No ACE or Thrifty Food close to where I live unfortunately... If I can do it with the first 5 then it costs me less than $50 cash to get the 1000 BAMs. Hopefully it all works out! Smiling Face With Open Mouth
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Feb 14, 2009
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Wow soooo easy. Love Airmiles.

Rexall redeem 190 miles for $20 and 40 bonus miles
Metro redeem 95 miles for $10 and 25 bonus miles
Shell redeem 95 miles in store for $10 and 5+20 bonus miles
Rona redeem 95 miles for $10 and 15 bonus miles
Jean Coutu redeem 85 miles for $10

So really hardly any money will be spent out of pocket. In summary I spend 560 cash miles and receive $60 in product value and 1105 miles.
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Oct 22, 2006
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East Gwillimbury
Hi. I am in Ontario and bought grass seed at Lowes and wine at LCBO today.
I signed up for the BMO card after all the info from Shop the Block last year (thanks) so am thinking about using it at Shell or Staples to buy various gift cards. Then I plan to do Metro and Shell to finish the five for 1000 Air Miles. I think there will be other events I can do just to add to my Air Miles total. I am dreaming of reaching 6000 this year - with all the help from RFD.
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No Bum Deals
Did a bit of running around. Have 4 so far: LCBO, Shell, Amazon and Foodland.

Thanks for setting up this subforum.
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Oct 11, 2018
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Toronto
I'm also in ON, this is what I have in mind (get many free for being a first timer)

1/ First time sign up and convert HBC to AirMiles - Free
2/ First time rewarding your opinions - Free
3/ First time sign up and link to Samsung Pay - Free - with an A5
4/ Shell either spend in-store $10 or fill up $25 of gas - will have to buy gas anyway
5/ LCBO or Lowe's Green Cross Lawn Seed - waiting for the 2nd batch of LCBO to see which is cheaper - around ~$10
Backup: drives test at Lexus - Free (how does it work out actually?)

Approx $40 for 1000 MegaMiles (can be even cheaper if I just choose the in-store $10 at Shell), should we aim for a record of the cheapest money spent to qualify? :D
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CertainSomeone wrote:
Mar 22nd, 2019 5:12 pm
I'm also in ON, this is what I have in mind (get many free for being a first timer)

1/ First time sign up and convert HBC to AirMiles - Free
2/ First time rewarding your opinions - Free
3/ First time sign up and link to Samsung Pay - Free - with an A5
4/ Shell either spend in-store $10 or fill up $25 of gas - will have to buy gas anyway
5/ LCBO or Lowe's Green Cross Lawn Seed - waiting for the 2nd batch of LCBO to see which is cheaper - around ~$10
Backup: drives test at Lexus - Free (how does it work out actually?)

Approx $40 for 1000 MegaMiles (can be even cheaper if I just choose the in-store $10 at Shell), should we aim for a record of the cheapest money spent to qualify? :D
Lol, you might just have won that prize!

LCBO Offers on these BIG BONUS Events usually start at the $ 10 amount and go up from there
If you are after wine, often there are some good ones in the Promo in the $ 15 to $ 20 range
Post again when the LCBO Offers / Topic is up, and I can make suggestions on your preferences
(White, Red, Rose, Dry, Sweet etc)

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