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PC Optimum loyalty program

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PC Optimum is a grocery, drugstore and gas station loyalty program in Canada.

More than 4,500 stores are participating in the PC Optimum Loyalty Program.

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Earn PC Optimum points

You can earn PC Optimum points with your regular purchases and by taking advantage of frequent promotions.

Sign up for PC Optimum

Signing up for PC Optimum couldn’t be easier! Go on PC Optimum’s website and fill out the sign-up form.

Apps

Download the PC Optimum mobile app. In addition to containing your loyalty card, you’ll have access to all your personalized offers to earn more PC Optimum points!

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Participating stores to PC Optimum

Earning PC Optimum points

You can earn PC Optimum points in two ways:

  • with personalized offers you will find in your PC Optimum account
  • with fixed ratio at Shoppers Drug Mart and Esso / Mobil

PC Optimum Personalized Offers

Regularly, you will find personalized offers in your PC Optimum account. This is essentially the case for grocery and drugstore purchases.

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These offers are perfect for quickly earning PC Optimum points!

The fixed ratio

For purchases at Shoppers Drug Mart drugstores and Esso or Mobil gas stations, a fixed ratio is applied:

Drugstores Gas Station
Stores Shoppers Drug Mart Esso / Mobil
Points 15 points per dollar 10 points per litre

or

10 points per dollar
in convenience store purchases and at the car wash

Double-dip!

Promotional offers can be added to this fixed ratio! A good way to double-dip!

With President's Choice Credit Cards

To earn more PC Optimum points, there are 3 credit cards affiliated with the program:

Mastercard World Mastercard World Elite Mastercard
All purchases 10 points / $ 10 points / $ 10 points / $
PC Optimum Stores 10 points / $ 20 points / $ 30 points / $
Shoppers Drug Mart* 25 points / $ 35 points / $ 45 points / $
Esso / Mobil (per liter)* 30 points / l 30 points / l 30 points / l
PC Travel 20 points / $ 20 points / $ 30 points / $

*At Shoppers Drug Mart drugstores and Esso/Mobil gas stations, the base points you would have earned are also included in the calculation.

These credit cards, therefore, offer a return of 1 to 3% in PC Optimum points.

Other credit card choices

You can choose to earn other types of rewards by shopping at PC Optimum stores. With the right credit cards, you could earn:

  • cashback
  • AIR MILES Reward miles
  • Travel points
  • Aeroplan Points

Let’s take cash back or AIR MILES Reward miles as an example.

For cash back

One of the best cash back credit cards in Canada is the Scotia Momentum® VISA Infinite* card.

With this card, you can earn:

  • 4% cash back on groceries
  • 4% cash back for recurring payments
  • 2% cash back for gas station purchases
  • 1% cash back on all other purchases

If you don’t have the minimum income required of $60,000 for the Scotia Momentum® VISA Infinite* card, you could choose one of these three no annual fee cards earning up to 3% cash back for groceries:

For AIR MILES

If you don’t have the $80,000 minimum income required by the BMO® AIR MILES® World Elite®* Mastercard®*, you may choose the no annual fee version that allows you to earn 1 mile per $25 of purchases anywhere.

One of the best credit cards for earning AIR MILES Reward Miles in Canada is the BMO® AIR MILES® World Elite®* Mastercard®*.

With this card, you can earn 1 mile for every $10 in purchases anywhere, including groceries, drugstores and gas stations. These businesses do not need to be AIR MILES partners.

How to us PC Optimum points

Using PC Optimum points in stores

You can use your PC Optimum points at most participating stores.

The redemption value of the points is 10,000 PC Optimum points = $10.

Up to 500,000 PC Optimum points can be redeemed per transaction or a $500 value.

Esso and Mobil

Unfortunately, it is not possible to use PC Optimum points at Esso or Mobil gas stations.

Wait for the promotional events!

If the redemption value of the points is 10,000 points = $10, it will be interesting to wait for the promotional days offered by Shoppers Drug Mart.

These days are called “Bonus Days, Points Days, Bonus Event, etc”. Your points can be worth a lot more!

In the example below:

  • 50,000 points = $65 instead of $50
  • 100,000 points = $140 instead of $100
  • 200,000 points = $300 instead of $200
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FAQ

What is the PC Optimum Rewards Program?

PC Optimum is a grocery, drugstore and gas station rewards program in Canada.

Which businesses are participating in PC Optimum in Quebec?

In Quebec: Loblaws, Maxi / Maxi & Cie, Provigo, Valu-mart.

For all of Canada: Esso, Mobil, Joe Fresh, Pharmaprix, Photo Lab.

How do I earn Optimum points?

There are two ways:

  • via the personalized offers you will find in your PC Optimum account
  • via the fixed rate at Shoppers Drug Mart and Esso / Mobil Download the PC Optimum mobile application.

In addition to containing your PC Optimum loyalty card, you’ll have access to all your personalized offers to earn more PC Optimum points!

Are there any credit cards that can earn PC Optimum points?

Yes, there are three PC Optimum credit cards:

  • PC Financial Mastercard
  • PC Financial World Mastercard
  • PC Financial World Elite Mastercard

These credit cards offer a return of 1 to 3% in PC Optimum points.

Are there any credit cards that can earn PC Optimum points?

Yes, there are three PC Optimum credit cards:

  • PC Financial Mastercard
  • PC Financial World Mastercard
  • PC Financial World Elite Mastercard

These credit cards offer a return of 1 to 3% in PC Optimum points.

Are there other credit cards with a good return on purchases?

You can choose to earn other types of rewards by shopping at PC Optimum member stores.

With the right credit cards, you could earn:

For example: 3% cash back with the BMO® CashBack® Mastercard®*.

And with the BMO® AIR MILES® World Elite®* Mastercard®*, you can earn 1 mile for every $10 in purchases anywhere, including groceries, drugstores and gas stations.

These businesses do not need to be AIR MILES sponsors.

How and where to use our PC Optimum Points?

You can use your PC Optimum points at most participating stores.

Unfortunately, it is not possible to use PC Optimum points at Esso or Mobil gas stations.

The redemption value of the points is 10,000 PC Optimum points = $10.

Are there any promotions with PC Optimum Points?

If the redemption value of the points is 10,000 points = $10, it will be interesting to wait for the promotional days offered by Shoppers Drug Mart.

These days are called “Bonus Days, Points Days, Bonus Event, etc”. Your points can be worth a lot more!

Like, for example:

  • 50,000 points = $65 instead of $50
  • 100,000 points = $140 instead of $100
  • 200,000 points = $300 instead of $200

Do PC Optimum points have an expiry date?

No. Points can be earned and spent at any time.

Can points from the PC Optimum program be transferred to another program?

No, PC Optimum points can only be used in participating stores.

Can I buy gift cards with my PC Optimum Points?

No, it is not possible to buy gift cards with PC Optimum points.