Members can now earn miles on all their business needs
MONTREAL, May 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Aeroplan today announced it has entered into a multi-year agreement with The UPS Store Canada, the largest franchised network of retail shipping, print and business
service centres in Canada. This agreement will enable Aeroplan Members
to earn Aeroplan Miles in an additional retail category that focuses on
small and medium business owners who have need for courier, packaging,
mail box and printing services.
Starting today, members will be able to earn 1 mile per $1 spent at more
than 360 participating stores across Canada. In addition, members who
sign up for a The UPS Store Get More card will also receive:
1.5 miles for every $1 spent (to a maximum of $1,000)
500 miles for sign up
"We're excited to partner with The UPS Store, whose network of stores
are a neighbourhood resource for many small businesses and individuals
in Canada," said David Houston, Vice President, Partnerships,
Aeroplan. "This relationship builds upon our commitment to not only
broaden the scope of our program but provides members, including owners
of small and medium size businesses in communities across the country
with the opportunity to earn Aeroplan Miles on their daily business
"Franchisees of The UPS Store work with small businesses every day. Our
new relationship with Aeroplan gives these small business customers one
additional way to run their operations more effectively and efficiently
when they do business with The UPS Store in their neighbourhood," said
David Druker, President of The UPS Store Canada. "In addition, Aeroplan
offers the opportunity for a valued recommendation from a trusted
source to its members to experience the truly amazing customer
connection and service that our franchise network and The UPS Store
brand has to offer."
For more information, please visit: www.aeroplan.com.
Aeroplan, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program, is owned by Aimia
Inc., a global leader in loyalty management.
Aeroplan's millions of members earn Aeroplan Miles with its growing
network of over 75 world-class partners, representing more than 150
brands in the financial, retail, and travel sectors.
In 2012, approximately 2.3 million rewards were issued to members
including more than 1.5 million flights on Air Canada and Star Alliance
carriers which offer travel to more than 1,000 destinations worldwide.
In addition to flights, members also have access to over 1,000 exciting
specialty, merchandise, hotel, car rental and experiential rewards.
For more information about Aeroplan, please visit www.aeroplan.com or www.aimia.com.
About The UPS Store
In October 2012, The UPS Store brand celebrated its 7th anniversary in Canada, although the network has been servicing small
businesses in Canada since 1988 under the brand name Mail Boxes Etc.
The franchise concept originated in the United States, and was brought
to Canada in 1988 when the master license for the Mail Boxes Etc. brand
was purchased from MBE Head Office in San Diego, CA. The chain
rebranded to The UPS Store on October 3, 2005.
Currently there are over 360 The UPS Store locations in neighbourhoods
across Canada offering support to small business. Among the many
services offered are: black and white and colour copying; document
finishing, including binding and laminating; worldwide courier
services; packaging services; digital output; fax services; business
printing; computer and graphic services; 24-hour private mail and
parcel receiving; email and internet access; computer rentals; office
For further information:
The UPS Store Canada