Aeroplan and shop.ca launched a new promotion where they will provide 15x Aeroplan miles for your first purchase on shop.ca!
As of August 16, 2014 (12:01 a.m. EST), for every dollar spent on a first-time transaction after a customer has appended their Aeroplan Number to their SHOP.CA Account, members will receive 1 base mile and 14 bonus miles. Distinction members will receive 1 base mile, 14 bonus miles and 1 Distinction bonus mile for every dollar spent.
This offer is only available for the first purchase placed online at SHOP.CA from August 16 to August 31, 2014 (11:59 p.m. EST). This replaces previous Welcome Bonuses, and if you received a previous Welcome Bonus, you are ineligible for this promotion.
Keep in mind shop.ca does not ship to the United States – so you will need a Canadian friend.
Here are more Terms & Conditions:
Will you be eligible?
To receive Aeroplan Miles, you must register a valid Aeroplan Number and email address in the designated boxes at SHOP.CA.
No minimum purchase necessary.
This offer will be extended to people who have previously purchased at SHOP.CA and append their Aeroplan Number to their SHOP.CA account during the promotion period. SHOP.CA and Aeroplan reserve the right to end this promotion at any time.
Also, this promotion applies to your first order NOT just one item as shop.ca support outlines in this forum post:
SHOP.CA first purchase promotions apply to the entire order, not a single item. if you feel you were not credited to correct number of miles please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Now how to take advantage of this offer?
1) Buy an expensive item you wanted to buy anyways – are you in the market for a camera? Check shop.ca offers.
From browsing for a couple of minutes I found these headphones from Denon AH-NCW500 that sell for CAD 129.99 (~US$118) at shop.ca and $165.00 on amazon.com or CAD$199 in Canada. Be careful though as it's not clear how many items you can actually sell at amazon.com – this item has no sales rank.
Electronics are usually good items to search for.