Shoppers Drug Mart Shoppers Drug Mart: Get 10,000 PC Optimum Points with Apple Gift Cards Get 10,000 Bonus Points with Apple Gift Cards!

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Stock up on Apple gift cards this holiday season from Shoppers Drug Mart, where you'll get 10,000 PC Optimum points for every $100.00 spent on Apple Gift Cards.

From December 3-9, simply purchase an Apple Gift Card with a minimum value of $100.00 and 10,000 bonus PC Optimum points will be applied to your account – for reference, 10,000 PC Optimum points is valued at approximately $10.00.

While not an outright discount, deals on Apple Gift Cards are infrequent in Canada, making this offer one of the few ways to get an indirect discount on gift cards. This deal is especially useful for those looking to purchase new Apple products, as Apple Gift Cards can be used for hardware purchases from the Apple Store, along with digital transactions from the App Store, iCloud and iTunes.

You can purchase up to 10 separate gift cards to stack up to 100,000 bonus points, but stores reserve the right to limit purchase quantities – click here to view our roundup of deals from this week's Shoppers Drug Mart flyer to see what else you can buy while you're there.

This offer is available at Shoppers Drug Mart from December 3 to 9 – click here to find the location nearest you.

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    • Got 120K points added to my account on top of 120K at the time of shopping for $1200 worth of GCs. Can't complain
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    • Just had the 50K added to my account!
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    • So I also got 20k added to my account yesterday on top of the 20k upon purchase app and flyer offer stacked. Should’ve bought more!
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    • Purchased 6 individually

      Got 10,000 at purchase and 60,000 yesterday
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    • I hope so. I'm planning to buy $3000 worth of gift card in 6 separate transactions of $500 each. That doesn't seem to break any rules of $500 max per transaction with a 10 card maximum.
      UPDATE: I just received my 300,000 points! This was the Flyer offer and not the in-App offer. It took just over 2 weeks to receive the points.
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    • This is the email I received:
      Thanks! I received the exact same email.
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    • Did you receive the points after the wait? I’ve been told the same now.
      This is the email I received:

      Thank you for contacting us.

      We're sorry to hear you're missing points from your recent purchase and would be happy to help.

      Please be advised that PC Optimum points you earned for the offer "Get 10,000 points for every $100 or more spent on Apple Gift cards" will be applied on your account after 2 to 4 weeks after the promotion end date.

      If in case, points were not adjusted within the prescribed time frame, you may contact us at 1-855-672-7587 from Mondays to Saturdays 8am - 8pm. You may also visit our website where you have an option to do live chat with our Member Care Team at https://www.pcoptimum.ca/help-and-support/contact-us.



      Thank you for participating in the PC Optimum program. It has been a pleasure to assist you today and we sincerely appreciate your loyalty.
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    • I raised a missing point request for H&M gift card and they told me to wait for 2-3 weeks after the offer ends. If this helps
      Did you receive the points after the wait? I’ve been told the same now.
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    • I raised a missing point request for H&M gift card and they told me to wait for 2-3 weeks after the offer ends. If this helps
      Thanks
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    • Anyone knows how long it takes for them to add the points after raising a missing point enquiry?

      Haven’t heard back anything from them.
      I raised a missing point request for H&M gift card and they told me to wait for 2-3 weeks after the offer ends. If this helps
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    • Anyone knows how long it takes for them to add the points after raising a missing point enquiry?

      Haven’t heard back anything from them.
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    • Is this stackable with the apple 10,000 points offer ? Meaning you would get 35,000 points for $250 spend …anyone try ?
      It doesn't stack with anything, since it ended yesterday
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    • Is this stackable with the apple 10,000 points offer ? Meaning you would get 35,000 points for $250 spend …anyone try ?
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    • How do you get the membership card to begin with?
      You can register online and use the app. The app shows a membership card (barcode) that can be scanned.

      https://accounts.pcid.ca/create-account

      My mom got the physical membership card by signing up at a Shoppers Drug Mart a long time ago.
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    • How do you get the membership card to begin with?
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    • I just purchased one $500 transaction. Sadly points weren’t added so I raised missing point enquiry. Got to wait and see if I get them
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    • I just purchased one 500 dollar gift card in one purchase and the points appeared immediately on the receipt.
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    • I’m thinking that the “$500 per customer per transaction up to 10 cards” means that you can do only one transaction, with a limit of $500 and a max of 10 cards. I don’t think that two or more transactions will work because it was greyed out after the first transaction.

      It’s poorly worded, and I’m not hopeful, but I’m still going to try and get the points.
      Just confirmed, you can only do 1 transaction at Loblaws (probably the same for the rest). Multiple $500 cards didn't work at the self-checkout at least at the Leslie Lakeshore location as that was the transaction limit. I ended up going to customer service and they were able to ring in multiple transactions and manually assign the correct points. Yes, the wording is very confusing.
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    • One of them will work at Shoppers whereas other will not.
      Yup. As I noticed, and then edited into the post, prior to your reply.
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    • I just noticed that I had two of the same promotions in my app but they were worded differently.

      So really I should get both? One of each $500.

      Edit: My bad, one was for Superstore.

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      One of them will work at Shoppers whereas other will not.
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    • I’m thinking that the “$500 per customer per transaction up to 10 cards” means that you can do only one transaction, with a limit of $500 and a max of 10 cards. I don’t think that two or more transactions will work because it was greyed out after the first transaction.

      It’s poorly worded, and I’m not hopeful, but I’m still going to try and get the points.
      It is shocking to me that they still haven't figured out how to properly word their T&Cs so there is no confusion.
      Their previous Apple GC promo was slightly different and stated:
      "Limit of $500 per customer in a single transaction. Offer applies to every $50 spent on Apple Gift Cards up to a maximum of $500 in a single transaction".

      I don't understand why they don't just include a simple "Maximum points awarded for this promo = 50,000 points per account"

      With all the Apple GCs they've been running for the last month, there are going to be a ALOT of missing point inquiries. They're just creating more work for themselves.
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    • I just noticed that I had two of the same promotions in my app but they were worded differently.

      So really I should get both? One of each $500.

      Edit: My bad, one was for Superstore.
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    • I’m thinking that the “$500 per customer per transaction up to 10 cards” means that you can do only one transaction, with a limit of $500 and a max of 10 cards. I don’t think that two or more transactions will work because it was greyed out after the first transaction.

      It’s poorly worded, and I’m not hopeful, but I’m still going to try and get the points.
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    • I did two transactions of $500. Only the first gave me 50,000 points. The second gave me 0 points.

      So is the limit $500 or $500 per transaction? And why does it say per transaction if the offer goes grey after one?

      I don’t get it.

      This was my question too. I'm planning on buying a new Mac soon anyway, so I purchased 6 x $500 gift cards for a total of $3,000. This was the offer listed in the Shoppers Drug Mart flyer, not the Optimum App. If I understand the terms correctly, since I didn't exceed the $500 per transaction limit, I should get 300,000 points, but nothing has been added to my account yet.
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    • Just to add my 2 cents....I got the optimum pts right away. 20,000 pts for $200 in cards.

      Maybe Shoppers were sick and tired of all the irate customers
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    • I did two transactions of $500. Only the first gave me 50,000 points. The second gave me 0 points.

      So is the limit $500 or $500 per transaction? And why does it say per transaction if the offer goes grey after one?

      I don’t get it.
      $500 per transaction and upto 10gcs.
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    • Thanks for the update. Yes, I am now planning to load $2000 balance and then use four $500 gift cards to buy the MacBook. But I've heard cases where the gift cards bought from Zehrs or Shoppers contained zero balance it them. So every time I bought a gift card, I loaded them into my balance right away before leaving the store. Now since I've hit the limit, I can't know if the gift card I buy actually contains the amount I pay for. I googled it and found that you can check the gift card balance online in the US but this tool is not available in Canada. The only way I can think of now is to go to the order page when you choose the payment and add those gift cards to see if they can be successfully applied. But this approach seems quite dumb.
      At Loblaws, the guy mentioned that it will take 24 hours before I can use this balance which I found dumb. Came home and added to wallet and it worked fine. You may keep the these receipt of those GCs for worst case scenario. Do apple customer support can verify these gift card balances without actually telling the pins?
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    • I did two transactions of $500. Only the first gave me 50,000 points. The second gave me 0 points.

      So is the limit $500 or $500 per transaction? And why does it say per transaction if the offer goes grey after one?

      I don’t get it.
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    • I got $1300 worth of GCs. Yesterday, upon scanning $500 GC and my optimum card, I could see only 5000 promotional points at the checkout monitor. Cashier had no clue why it's not 50,000. Today, talked to optimum CS on Facebook and they mentioned that I am supposed to get 50,000 points. but something could be wrong.
      So, today I took my chances and even though on the monitor it was showing 5000 points, I asked her( same cashier) to go ahead with the order. After transaction, on receipt I could see 50,000 points. So, went ahead with one more transaction.
      Cashier mentioned that they can't sell more than $1000 GC. So, I went to Loblaw's and used PC optimum Financial Card offer 5000 points on $50 Apple GC and got $300 GC. Haven't got the point yet but lets see.

      Coming back to the Apple gift card purchase. I added $500 and $300 to my wallet. And at the checkout page for MacBook Air, I was able to add $500 directly as a gift card (I was still getting option to add 8 cards). So, i think you can use $2000 from your wallet and rest amount from your GC plus credit cards.
      Thanks for the update. Yes, I am now planning to load $2000 balance and then use four $500 gift cards to buy the MacBook. But I've heard cases where the gift cards bought from Zehrs or Shoppers contained zero balance it them. So every time I bought a gift card, I loaded them into my balance right away before leaving the store. Now since I've hit the limit, I can't know if the gift card I buy actually contains the amount I pay for. I googled it and found that you can check the gift card balance online in the US but this tool is not available in Canada. The only way I can think of now is to go to the order page when you choose the payment and add those gift cards to see if they can be successfully applied. But this approach seems quite dumb.
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    • Does this mean I’d have to buy the GCs in $100 denominations to get the 10k points? Or can I buy $1000 all at once and get 100k points?
      I think you can buy at once but it’s up to $500 per customer
      “Limit of $500 per customer per transaction up to a maximum of 10 cards.”
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    • That's sad. 😂 Any idea how to get around this limit? Thanks!
      Yes, let us know how that works out.
      I got $1300 worth of GCs. Yesterday, upon scanning $500 GC and my optimum card, I could see only 5000 promotional points at the checkout monitor. Cashier had no clue why it's not 50,000. Today, talked to optimum CS on Facebook and they mentioned that I am supposed to get 50,000 points. but something could be wrong.
      So, today I took my chances and even though on the monitor it was showing 5000 points, I asked her( same cashier) to go ahead with the order. After transaction, on receipt I could see 50,000 points. So, went ahead with one more transaction.
      Cashier mentioned that they can't sell more than $1000 GC. So, I went to Loblaw's and used PC optimum Financial Card offer 5000 points on $50 Apple GC and got $300 GC. Haven't got the point yet but lets see.

      Coming back to the Apple gift card purchase. I added $500 and $300 to my wallet. And at the checkout page for MacBook Air, I was able to add $500 directly as a gift card (I was still getting option to add 8 cards). So, i think you can use $2000 from your wallet and rest amount from your GC plus credit cards.
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    • For those with PCFMC's check your exclusive offers I just got one for AGC's 5000k for every $50, which stacks so that's a decent 20% return combined with the Independent AGC offer.
      This year, when you give, you’ll receive. (Points, that is.)
      Load your offer in the PC Financial® app and earn 5,000 bonus PC Optimum™ points for every $50 spent on Apple Gift Cards, using your PC Financial® card at participating stores.*
      Only from Dec 8 – 14, 2022.

      *Offer valid from Dec 8 – 14, 2022 in-store only at participating Loblaw banner stores; offer not available at Shoppers Drug Mart® and Pharmaprix® locations. One-time use only. Limit of $500 per customer up to a maximum of 10 gift cards. Subject to availability; selection may vary by store. See gift card for details, terms & conditions. Offer applies to every $50 spent on Apple Gift Cards up to a maximum of $500 in a single transaction. Cannot be combined with any other gift card offers. Not valid on prior purchases. PC OptimumTM points cannot be redeemed toward the purchase of gift cards.
      So if you have this offer get your AGC's from the Independent and (of course) pay with your PCFMC.
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    • I have this offer for no frills!
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    • Just picked up an Apple GC with no issues. Used some of my Cadillac Fairview GCs to pay for it, 10k points instant on my PC account.
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    • I also got this on my app for shoppers
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    • It's a good deal but food for thought.

      You won't be able to use your credit card for mobile device insurance/extended warranty if you purchase through gift cards.

      It's still an absolute savings so +1 OP; but the credit card extended warranties may be worth something to you.
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    • Its too bad points can’t be redeemed towards GCs..
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    • Can you clarify what you mean?

      Are you saying one can buy laptops from Apple Canada store, select pick up and pay with Apple account balance ? If so, how: Is there such payment option at checkout screen ?
      Yes, exactly. In the Apple Store app, add anything to your cart - hardware, accessories, etc. (just not gift cards). Just go through the normal checkout flow, there will be an option to "Apply your balance". You can specify any dollar amount to use. If you need to add a credit card to cover the remainder you can do that. You can then do pickup or delivery as normal.

      You cannot use it in store for an on-the-spot purchase, just because the salespeople can only take traditional forms of payment.
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    • Is there any limit on the Apple ID balance? I am planning to load $4000 to buy the upcoming Macbook Pro with the M2 Pro chip.
      $2000
      That's sad. 😂 Any idea how to get around this limit? Thanks!
      Not sure but you can load up-to $2000 in your wallet and keep the rest in physical form. Yesterday, when I was ordering an accessories, It was mentioned that we can ise up-to 8 gift cards on a transaction. I have to order a MacBook air today or tomorrow, will let you know if there is an option to enter these gift cards separately or not.
      Yes, let us know how that works out.
      You can use Apple Gift Card(s) - up to eight + Apple Account Balance + one credit card in one purchase through the online Apple Store.


      From Payment & Pricing - Shopping Help https://www.apple.com/ca/shop/help/payments

      Using more than one payment method
      You can also combine payment methods to pay for your purchase. Choose from the following combinations of credit cards and Apple Gift Cards:
      • Credit card(s) - up to two
      • Apple Gift Card(s) - up to eight
      • Apple Gift Card(s) - up to eight + one credit card
      • Apple Gift Card(s) - up to eight + Apple Account Balance
      • Apple Gift Card(s) - up to eight + Apple Account Balance + one credit card
      • Apple Gift Card(s) - up to eight + Apple Pay
      • Apple Gift Card(s) - up to eight + Apple Account Balance + Apple Pay
      • Apple Account Balance + one credit card
      • Apple Account Balance + Apple Pay
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    • Not sure but you can load up-to $2000 in your wallet and keep the rest in physical form. Yesterday, when I was ordering an accessories, It was mentioned that we can ise up-to 8 gift cards on a transaction. I have to order a MacBook air today or tomorrow, will let you know if there is an option to enter these gift cards separately or not.
      Yes, let us know how that works out.
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