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PSA: My Best Buy program reduces points earned, as of August 28, 2016

mrbofus 165 42 September 6, 2016 at 01:50 PM in Tech & Electronics (2) More Best Buy Deals

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Last Edited by mrbofus September 6, 2016 at 05:40 PM
My Best Buy terms here [].

For those that weren't aware, as of August 28, 2016, Best Buy changed their rewards program to reduce the points everyone could possibly earn.

-My Best Buy members now earn 0.5 points per dollar instead of the previous 1 point per dollar.
-My Best Buy Elite members now earn 1 point per dollar instead of the previous 1.1 points per dollar.
-My Best Buy Elite Plus members continue to earn 1.25 points per dollar.

The part that might be relevant to many SDers is that the new terms has this line: "However, we may identify certain products and offers that are not eligible for receiving points. For example, members may not receive points on College Student Deal offers."

In the new terms, they specifically mention College Student Deal offers while the previous terms didn't mention them at all. Since many Best Buy deals (e.g. for MacBook Pro, iPad, etc...) utilize the student coupons, if the pricing ends up being close enough with another retailer, it might change where some people want to purchase.
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