No more AeroPlan Miles with ESSO

Old Mar 12, 18, 7:44 pm
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No more AeroPlan Miles with ESSO

Just received an email that effective May 31, 2018 Esso will no longer issue Aeroplan Miles!

Bummer, so I guess its Petro Canada or whoever is convenient as you will still get 1.5 with AP VISA or 2 X with AMEX gold!

Too bad I buy a lot of ESSO gas and stuff, no longer now.
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Old Mar 12, 18, 8:07 pm
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Originally Posted by HerpaYvr View Post
Just received an email that effective May 31, 2018 Esso will no longer issue Aeroplan Miles!

Bummer, so I guess its Petro Canada or whoever is convenient as you will still get 1.5 with AP VISA or 2 X with AMEX gold!

Too bad I buy a lot of ESSO gas and stuff, no longer now.
Interesting. I take a detour on my way home to use Esso, but no longer from June.
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Old Mar 12, 18, 8:09 pm
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Originally Posted by HerpaYvr View Post
Just received an email that effective May 31, 2018 Esso will no longer issue Aeroplan Miles!

Bummer, so I guess its Petro Canada or whoever is convenient as you will still get 1.5 with AP VISA or 2 X with AMEX gold!

Too bad I buy a lot of ESSO gas and stuff, no longer now.
If that's your strategy you might as well switch to Shell and get 1.5x with the AP Visa or 2x with the AX Gold because then'd you get the ever so valuable air miles.
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Old Mar 12, 18, 9:20 pm
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Is this going to be a trend as we get closer to AC AP divorce? Looks like I won't need to go to esso every tank anymore starting June
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Old Mar 12, 18, 9:22 pm
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Petro-Can is far less busy than Esso, is on correct side of street and NOT connected to a Tim Hortons ^
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Old Mar 12, 18, 9:25 pm
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Originally Posted by HerpaYvr View Post
Just received an email that effective May 31, 2018 Esso will no longer issue Aeroplan Miles!

Bummer, so I guess its Petro Canada or whoever is convenient as you will still get 1.5 with AP VISA or 2 X with AMEX gold!

Too bad I buy a lot of ESSO gas and stuff, no longer now.
Petro Canada has that link feature with the RBC Visa cards, that takes 3 c/l off the price and automatically ties the visa card to your "Petro Rewards" card and the "More Rewards" cards. The only fuel company I know that is doing the pump discount plus double dipping int two different loyalty programs.
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Old Mar 12, 18, 9:46 pm
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Well I guess that's it for me and Esso...
I used to collect Esso Points so I can transfer it to RBC Rewards but then they cut ties, so I still used it because of AP and I take Premium Gas so I get 3x the points.

Lately I've been transitioning to Petro Canada... 20% more points with CAA, 20% more with RBC Visa and 20% more Petro Points with 3c/l discount.

I still have my TD AP Visa but will be cancelling it soon.
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Old Mar 12, 18, 9:48 pm
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Here goes a convenient way to extend the Aeroplan miles for those of us who dont live in Canada. Bummer.
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Old Mar 12, 18, 10:01 pm
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I don't know about the rest of you, but I always got less mileage out of ESSO gas. I used them for the occasional lottery ticket, but beyond that, I stayed away from their gas...

Ah well, guess I need to find another backup to earning points for AP (until corp decides to completely kill off the FFP from corp travel)
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Old Mar 12, 18, 10:34 pm
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Originally Posted by StuckInYYZ View Post
I don't know about the rest of you, but I always got less mileage out of ESSO gas. I used them for the occasional lottery ticket, but beyond that, I stayed away from their gas...

Ah well, guess I need to find another backup to earning points for AP (until corp decides to completely kill off the FFP from corp travel)
Carrot app. I get about 100 points a month. Donít think itís available everywhere mind ... I do know I installed it at home in ON and have earnt points while abroad though.

Not sure why I still bother given Iíve burnt most of my points but thereís always a chance Iíll get a Tango fare thatíll allow me to go up to a level where I can purchase a toaster or smt.
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Old Mar 12, 18, 10:50 pm
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I can't complain about Esso. The stations are usually very clean. However, this is another sign of Aeroplan's slow demise. A partner being dropped with no new ones added; only enhanced ones with a variety of occasional bonuses.

Time to burn!
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Old Mar 12, 18, 11:44 pm
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Just received the email myself. Buying gas @ Esso was my primary method of keeping the AE account alive. Guess I'll just need to finish draining the account now.
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Old Mar 13, 18, 12:08 am
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Originally Posted by jc94 View Post


Carrot app. I get about 100 points a month. Donít think itís available everywhere mind ... I do know I installed it at home in ON and have earnt points while abroad though.

Not sure why I still bother given Iíve burnt most of my points but thereís always a chance Iíll get a Tango fare thatíll allow me to go up to a level where I can purchase a toaster or smt.
I have the Carrot app installed however I'm using that to earn Scene points. Was great on my last trip to SIN. Helped me to get to 20k steps for every day I was there. Sadly I'm not doing 20k every day anymore, but still....
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Old Mar 13, 18, 12:22 am
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Originally Posted by longtimeflyin View Post
because then'd you get the ever so valuable air miles.
i often wonder if people realize that you only get one ever so valuable Air Mile PER VISIT. You can spend $100 on gas and you get one stinking air mile. (Unless there's a bonus.)
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Old Mar 13, 18, 1:17 am
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No more need to fill my tank in multiples of $3.00.
Will need to practices math skills elsewhere now
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