Another Air Miles Bonus Boom promotion is here. It’s a relatively easy opportunity to earn 95 miles for using three different bonus offers in addition to the miles earned from each specific offer. Unlike the bigger promos like Shop The Block or Mega Miles, you can do more than one offer at a single store and all of them will count toward the 95 mile bonus.
- use 3 different offers, get 95 bonus miles
- no requirement for 3 separate partners
- several offers require you to opt in online
- promo runs March 25 – April 14, 2021
- some offers are only valid on specific dates within that period
Remember that offers vary by province but you can ask a friend to do help you out if there is one available elsewhere that would be easy for them to do.
Below are a few offers that could be considered some of the easier ones in Nova Scotia since they include things like gas, groceries, drugstore purchases etc.
BMO – opt in, spend $350 with a BMO Air Miles Mastercard at participating partners, get 50 bonus miles
Amex – opt in, spend $100 with an Amex Air Miles Platinum card at a standalone grocery store, get 25 bonus miles
Sobeys – opt in, redeem 95 Cash miles, get 25 bonus miles (plus several product specific offers); opt in and spend $100, get 5x miles (April 1-7)
Foodland – same as Sobeys
Shell – using EasyPay, purchase 25L of gas, get 25 bonus miles (also for a $10 min. car wash)
Irving – opt in, redeem Cash miles toward a 20L or more gas purchase, get 20 bonus miles
Pharmasave – redeem 95 Cash miles, get 10 bonus miles; buy 3/5 Pharmasave products, get 12/20 bonus miles
Lawtons – spend $60, get 40 bonus miles (March 26-28); opt in, spend $30 get 30 bonus miles, redeem 95 Cash miles, get 25 bonus miles (April 2-8)
If you have any need for home improvement supplies there are offers at Kent ($75 min. purchase) and Timber Mart ($40 or $100 min. purchase), or if you want some office supplies the Staples offer runs March 29 – April 6 and requires a $100 minimum purchase.
Always read the terms and conditions for each offer carefully.
Mix. Match. Miles (ending March 28, 2021)
The Mix.Match.Miles online shopping promotion where you can earn up to 750 bonus miles ends March 28 and there was potential for members to stack it with a Bonus Boom offer. Unfortunately, the airmilesshops.ca offer does not start until March 29 and the Staples offer doesn’t begin until March 31. However, the one for The Childrens Place starts today (spend $50 online, get 20 bonus miles) so there’s a double dipping opportunity there. Same with Samsung but that’s only going to be useful for people looking to make a significant purchase.
A Few Thoughts
If you can complete three offers without having to use the Samsung Pay or Rewarding Your Opinions options I’d suggest saving those in case you need them for a bigger promotion like Mega Miles which may come along later in the spring.
Overall, I’d say the offers are pretty good. There aren’t too many product-specific ones which can be annoying at certain stores. I just wish the bonus were more generous than 95 miles. I suppose the trade-off is that you could possibly get it all done on one trip to Sobeys or Foodland if you wished. And for those with a nice stockpile of Cash miles, this is a great time to redeem them.
If there are more than three offers that line up nicely with your shopping plans, maybe use the Air Miles card of a family member to get another bonus. Everyone in the household 16 or over should have an Air Miles membership so you can max out the bonuses when it’s convenient to do so. Just remember to check all the targeted offers for Sobeys/Foodland before you head to the store.