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Old Aug 13, 21, 11:41 am
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Aeroplan birthday perk

What is this "birthday perk" everyone's talking about?
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Old Aug 13, 21, 2:23 pm
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Originally Posted by canadiancow View Post
What is this "birthday perk" everyone's talking about?
This was sent to me a few days ago by a friend who recently had a birthday.



My birthday was a few weeks before that and I got nothing, so either it's very new, or AC likes him more than me
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Old Aug 13, 21, 3:24 pm
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Originally Posted by Adam Smith View Post
This was sent to me a few days ago by a friend who recently had a birthday.



My birthday was a few weeks before that and I got nothing, so either it's very new, or AC likes him more than me
I'm assuming the "250 bonus points" is... 250 Aeroplan Miles?
500 Starbucks points is 10 coffees... I'd take the 25% off base fares even though they don't apply to legit international.
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Old Aug 13, 21, 3:54 pm
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Originally Posted by yyznomad View Post
I'm assuming the "250 bonus points" is... 250 Aeroplan Miles?
500 Starbucks points is 10 coffees... I'd take the 25% off base fares even though they don't apply to legit international.
There's no such thing as "Aeroplan miles" any more.

If Aeroplan refers to "points", it's "Aeroplan points".
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Old Aug 13, 21, 4:43 pm
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Originally Posted by Adam Smith View Post
This was sent to me a few days ago by a friend who recently had a birthday.



My birthday was a few weeks before that and I got nothing, so either it's very new, or AC likes him more than me
Unless you have another friend whose birthday was this month, that's me, and I'm virtually certain AC likes you more than me by every conceivable metric.
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Originally Posted by canadiancow View Post
There's no such thing as "Aeroplan miles" any more.

If Aeroplan refers to "points", it's "Aeroplan points".
Hopefully I didn't confuse everyone here by saying "Aeroplan miles", especially the FOTSGs.
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Originally Posted by yyznomad View Post
Hopefully I didn't confuse everyone here by saying "Aeroplan miles", especially the FOTSGs.
I was more concerned with the "Starbucks points". It's 500 Aeroplan points.
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Originally Posted by canadiancow View Post
I was more concerned with the "Starbucks points". It's 500 Aeroplan points.
Oh... yeah for some reason I thought it was Starbucks Rewards points instead of Aeroplan points.
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Old Aug 13, 21, 6:16 pm
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Originally Posted by YOWgary View Post
Unless you have another friend whose birthday was this month, that's me
I didn't want to out you

and I'm virtually certain AC likes you more than me by every conceivable metric.
I don't know. I think those FPs you buy are massively overpriced, so maybe you do better margins than me even if I do higher volume
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Dunno about everyone else, but as Birthday presents go, this one is pretty Meh.
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Old Aug 13, 21, 7:55 pm
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Originally Posted by Bohemian1 View Post
Dunno about everyone else, but as Birthday presents go, this one is pretty Meh.
25% off isn't bad.
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Old Aug 13, 21, 7:58 pm
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25% off isn't bad.
True, but it ain't good for the places I wanna go. Which reminds me, I have a 25% off system wide that I need to burn before the end of Feb.
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Originally Posted by Bohemian1 View Post
True, but it ain't good for the places I wanna go. Which reminds me, I have a 25% off system wide that I need to burn before the end of Feb.
You must buy the occasional North America revenue trip that's not on an FP, and a 25% off code is probably worth three figures
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I don't know. I think those FPs you buy are massively overpriced, so maybe you do better margins than me even if I do higher volume
And here I've been thinking of $560 for essentially-guaranteed Transcon J-pod as a pretty good deal.
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Well, I am travelling home on Monday which is my birthday. I will see if I receive one of these birthday perks. When I booked some additional flights last night, the concierge did notice my birthday and wished me a happy birthday which was nice.
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