List your AP Distinction Benefits Here

Old Feb 25, 14, 5:08 pm
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List your AP Distinction Benefits Here

Almost two months into AP Distinction environment. Will be nice to see how well the program served you so far. I have not found any use for it to date and doubt I will ever find one. I wish they sent me a card to show off my status. Maybe, a luggage tag as well. This is the only club I am member with no proof of status outside my computer.
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Old Feb 25, 14, 5:18 pm
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The only benefit I've noticed is the aeroplan e-store bonus miles. It's pretty good in conjunction with purchasing big ticket items such as a laptop or ipad.
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Old Feb 25, 14, 5:23 pm
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My benefit is aeropeso at times send me emails to remind me I have the black status and that there are lots of benefits. Other than that, zilch. It's really a Distinct Disfunction.
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Old Feb 25, 14, 5:26 pm
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Originally Posted by Lllahim View Post
I wish they sent me a card to show off my status. Maybe, a luggage tag as well. This is the only club I am member with no proof of status outside my computer.
Lol.
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Old Feb 25, 14, 5:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Lllahim View Post
Almost two months into AP Distinction environment. Will be nice to see how well the program served you so far. I have not found any use for it to date and doubt I will ever find one. I wish they sent me a card to show off my status. Maybe, a luggage tag as well. This is the only club I am member with no proof of status outside my computer.
What exactly would you need a card for showing your Distinction level? I can't think of any travel or retail situations where you receive something different based on your Distinction level. All of the benefits are electronic and processed behind the scenes. I think the whole program is pretty lame, and I'm not sure I'd want to walk around advertising dDiamond on my luggage.
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Old Feb 25, 14, 5:45 pm
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Bonus miles for Fairmont stays.
Free $25 bar credit at Fairmont

I'll be getting bonus miles for my eligible round-trip when I complete the other half of it in two months, because YYZ-SFO-YYZ is eligible but SFO-YYZ-SFO is not

But hey, free miles are free miles, right?
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Old Feb 25, 14, 5:57 pm
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Originally Posted by canadiancow View Post
Bonus miles for Fairmont stays.
Free $25 bar credit at Fairmont

I'll be getting bonus miles for my eligible round-trip when I complete the other half of it in two months, because YYZ-SFO-YYZ is eligible but SFO-YYZ-SFO is not

But hey, free miles are free miles, right?
FML I keep forgetting about this and end up booking sfo-yyz-sfo //wrist
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Old Feb 25, 14, 6:15 pm
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Originally Posted by maradori View Post
FML I keep forgetting about this and end up booking sfo-yyz-sfo //wrist
Why bother with the round trip at all then? I think I booked exactly one round trip last year on AC
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Old Feb 25, 14, 6:19 pm
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Originally Posted by maradori View Post
FML I keep forgetting about this and end up booking sfo-yyz-sfo //wrist
I do not get it either....apart from market rates (nice but LOL) i am missing the real benefits of this new level from Disticion. And I am a Diamond member so what really gives here?
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Old Feb 25, 14, 7:53 pm
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I got to wade through all the gate lice & priority board on my last trip to YYZ.
WooHoo!
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Old Feb 25, 14, 7:54 pm
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Originally Posted by muskoka View Post
I got to wade through all the gate lice & priority board on my last trip to YYZ.
WooHoo!
That's not a Distinction benefit. It's been like that since I started flying
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Old Feb 25, 14, 8:11 pm
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I'm very proud of my Distinction status. Extremely proud, in fact. So proud that words really don't do it justice, I have to use a picture to represent the value ...

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Old Feb 25, 14, 8:17 pm
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Originally Posted by canopus27 View Post
I'm very proud of my Distinction status. Extremely proud, in fact. So proud that words really don't do it justice, I have to use a picture to represent the value ...

That pic is too nice. It's sunny, and you can see something (maybe trees or grass, mountain) in the horizon, to give you hope for a "greener pasture". The bottom 2/3 of the pic is more like it.

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Old Feb 25, 14, 8:28 pm
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All we need is a tumbleweed tumbling from left to right.
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Old Feb 25, 14, 9:00 pm
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Absolutely no benefit that I would find useful.

Having said that, I've already qualified for Diamond next year.
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