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PCF Mastercard - 5x Points - July 15 - Aug 15 [YMMV]

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PCF Mastercard - 5x Points - July 15 - Aug 15 [YMMV]

Expiry:
August 15, 2020
Retailer:
PC Mastercard
Got this in my email, so YMMV. Looks like PC Mastercard has 5x points on certain items for the first $500.
More than ever, we want to make sure you’re getting the most for every dollar you spend. Just by opening this email, you’ll earn 5x the regular 10 PC Optimum™ points per dollar with your PC Financial Mastercard® on your first $500 of select essential purchases between July 15 and August 15, 2020. That’s at least 50 points per $1 spent.
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Offer excludes Quebec residents. Upon opening this email, earn 5X the regular 10 PC Optimum™ points per dollar of your first $500 in purchases in select categories from July 15 to August 15, 2020. Offer does not apply to prior purchases. The 5x the points earning is the sum of: (i) the regular PC Optimum™ earning on your PC Financial Mastercard® (which varies by card type); and (ii) the “PC Financial Essential Purchases Bonus” earning, which is the difference between your regular earning rate and 5x the points on each dollar spent on eligible categories with your PC Financial Mastercard ®. You will also earn any additional points that your purchase may be eligible for at Loblaw banner grocery stores and Shoppers Drug Mart, and at least 30 points/litre as advertised at Esso and Mobil stations in Canada. Your regular PC Optimum™ earning rate will be awarded to your account throughout the offer period as you make purchases on your PC Financial Mastercard® and the “PC Financial Essential Purchases Bonus” will be awarded within 4-6 weeks after the offer end date. Select essential purchases include the following categories:
• Loblaw banner grocery stores
• Shoppers Drug Mart
• Esso™ and Mobil™ stations in Canada
• Restaurant Pick-up and Delivery Services (MCC 5499, 5812, 5813, 5814)
• Audio, Video and Cable Streaming Services (MCC 5968, 4899, 5815)
Eligibility of purchases in the dining and streaming categories is based on the Merchant Category Codes (MCC) shown above. Merchants control their own MCC and President’s Choice Bank has no control over how a merchant is classified. This offer is limited to one per PC Financial Mastercard® account and the offer may be terminated or changed at any time without notice.
Last edited by GateGuardian on Jul 15th, 2020 11:51 am, edited 2 times in total.
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That's 5% cash back, effectively! Smiling Face With Heart-shaped EyesSmiling Face With Heart-shaped Eyes

Sadly, I have no such offer in my in my inbox Tired FaceLoudly Crying FaceLoudly Crying FaceLoudly Crying Face
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I have a PC WE MC and also didn't get any email.

Edit: got the email at 1PM EST!
Last edited by sirjimitron on Jul 15th, 2020 3:31 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Received this offer as well.

Here is the fine print :
*Offer excludes Quebec residents. Upon opening this email, earn 5X the regular 10 PC Optimum™ points per dollar of your first $500 in purchases in select categories from July 15 to August 15, 2020. Offer does not apply to prior purchases.
The 5x the points earning is the sum of:
(i) the regular PC Optimum™ earning on your PC Financial Mastercard® (which varies by card type); and (ii) the “PC Financial Essential Purchases Bonus” earning, which is the difference between your regular earning rate and 5x the points on each dollar spent on eligible categories with your PC Financial Mastercard ®. You will also earn any additional points that your purchase may be eligible for at Loblaw banner grocery stores and Shoppers Drug Mart, and at least 30 points/litre as advertised at Esso and Mobil stations in Canada. Your regular PC Optimum™ earning rate will be awarded to your account throughout the offer period as you make purchases on your PC Financial Mastercard® and the “PC Financial Essential Purchases Bonus” will be awarded within 4-6 weeks after the offer end date. Select essential purchases include the following categories:
• Loblaw banner grocery stores
• Shoppers Drug Mart
• Esso™ and Mobil™ stations in Canada
• Restaurant Pick-up and Delivery Services (MCC 5499, 5812, 5813, 5814)
• Audio, Video and Cable Streaming Services (MCC 5968, 4899, 5815)
Eligibility of purchases in the dining and streaming categories is based on the Merchant Category Codes (MCC) shown above. Merchants control their own MCC and President’s Choice Bank has no control over how a merchant is classified. This offer is limited to one per PC Financial Mastercard® account and the offer may be terminated or changed at any time without notice.

So the grocery and gas are not based on MCC but the current accelerator.
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dint get this either. I hope there is option to just sign up somewhere
Edit: NVM just received the email
Last edited by archvenus14 on Jul 15th, 2020 11:16 am, edited 1 time in total.
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saberon2016 wrote: So it’s a top up to 5% back, so PCWE users get the short end of the stick here sadly.
ah that sucks. :( I was hoping it was 5% on top of whatever your cashback is.
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saberon2016 wrote: So it’s a top up to 5% back, so PCWE users get the short end of the stick here sadly.
I have the World Elite Card...
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For datapoints, I have the World Elite card even though the email just says PC Mastercard.
Last edited by GateGuardian on Jul 15th, 2020 11:24 am, edited 1 time in total.
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I have the PC WE MC and I just received the email.
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saberon2016 wrote: So you get an extra 1.5% back, but a PC base card owner gets an extra 4%. Still a nice bonus, but it’s too bad it’s not 5% extra.
Makes sense, thought you saying WE cards don't get this deal.
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got the email as well...applies to GC purchase Grinning Face With Smiling Eyes
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Is it safe to assume it's 5% flat out at RCSS? Or is it just for certain items?
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How does that work for their gas stations? They already pay 7x the points for Mobil stations so would this be 35x the points?!? Seems unlikely
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wilbrod wrote: Is it safe to assume it's 5% flat out at RCSS? Or is it just for certain items?
Flat out at all Loblaws related stores including RCSS
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PC World MC is getting shitter...no more good promos are coming ...i used to get quite a bit, lately they aren't sending to me...
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do you have to sign up for their emails? i never get anything from pcf.
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Was feeling left out, but I just got the email. These are likely sent out in batches and there are likely limits to how many they can deploy at once without being blocked.
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Applies on gift cards ?
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naticom wrote: got the email as well...applies to GC purchase Grinning Face With Smiling Eyes
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