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Category: Air Miles

Thieves Stealing Air Miles?

Another day, another negative Air Miles news article. Basically, Air Miles is warning its members that thieves managed to steal “cash miles” from some collections. To protect its members, Air...

AIR MILES Cancels Expiry

Seriously Air Miles? They decided to take a page out of Aeroplan’s book. Remember when Aeroplan introduced a 7 year hard expiry on its points? Basically, your miles would have expired 7 years from...

Best Air Miles Reward Redemption

Air Miles continues to receive bad publicity from CBC. It almost feels personal: Air Miles customers complain they can’t get their hands on their rewards ‘I got shafted’: Air Miles collectors...

Top Loyalty Programs in Canada (updated November 13, 2016)

This post is long overdue for an update. Last time around, I still listed Air Miles as one of the top 5. With the upcoming controversial expiry policy (which may be altered anyway by a new legislation),...

Changes to the Air Miles Reward Redemption

According to a report by CBC News, it looks like Air Miles decided to change up their reward options. Air Miles has been accused of hiding reward options for certain members. Apparently, Air Miles finally...

Class-action Lawsuit Launched Against Air Miles

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Air Miles. CBC wrote up an article on the matter. But here is a quick summary. The claim is against LoyaltyOne (owner of Air Miles) to “remedy harm...

Air Miles Taking a Beating

This Air Miles expiry policy coming into effect on December 31, 2016 is really damaging their reputation. Basically, effective December 31, 2016, Air Miles reward miles that are more than 5 years old...

What to do when a Loyalty Program Changes its Expiry Policy (i.e. Air Miles)

CBC has been on a tear this month of July, writing one article after another about the Air Miles program: ‘You’re pretty much hosed’: Air Miles rewards lacking for expiring points, customers...

Pointshogger on CBC Talking about Air Miles

I was on CBC the other day talking about the expiry of the Air Miles program. The main topic is about the upcoming December 31, 2016 change to the expiry policy. The CBC link is here, though it may be...

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