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Holiday Rewards Program

Shop local and get rewarded!

Durango Holiday Rewards Program 2021

Get rewarded for shopping locally this holiday season!

 

The Durango Business Improvement District (BID) and the Durango Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to bring back the Durango Holiday Rewards Program to reward shoppers for shopping local this holiday season. As the Chamber mascots Buck, Penny and Moola say, Look Local First!

This promotion will start on Friday, November 26 and run through Sunday, December 19, or when all rewards are claimed, whichever comes first. Rewards will be given to shoppers who spend $100 or more at at local restaurants, retail, personal service, accommodation, attractions and other select businesses from our eligible business list. The more you spend the higher the reward. Rewards are given in the form of gift cards from select reward businesses, and the amounts are tiered to increase the more the shopper spends. See the chart below for details.

How does it work?

Shop local at restaurants, retail, personal service, accommodation, attractions and other select businesse on our eligible business list. Save your receipts and take a photo of each one. Once you have spent $100, or more, you can submit your receipts through an online form on the BID website. You may use multiple receipts to reach the reward level, but the minimum amount for any receipt is $25 with a maximum of 10 receipts allowed to be submitted. For your reward you will receive a gift card from a local business from our select rewards business list. All rewards will be mailed to you after the program concludes or when all the rewards run out. Click here for a full list of eligible businesses. Purchases must be made between November 26 and December 19.  The program will conclude on December 19, or when all rewards are claimed, whichever comes first. Last day to submit receipts will be December 20, if rewards are still available.  

Rewards are limited! Rewards are given on a first-come first-served basis to those who submit their receipts through the online form. Submitting receipts through the form does NOT guarantee that you will receive a reward as there are limited quantities. This page will be updated regularly with the number of rewards that remain. Each submission is checked carefully to make sure it fits the guidelines. Please read all rules below carefully. Once all rewards are claimed, the program will conclude. 

Level

Spend Amt

Reward Amt

Max # of Rewards

   # remaining as of        12/3/21 10am

Level 1

$100

$25

100

            71

Level 2

$300

$50

150

          132
 

Total

 

300

          205

We are out of the $100 Gift card Rewards!

Rules:

  1. There are a limited number of rewards. Submitting receipts for a reward does not guarantee a reward will be given. Rewards are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  2. One entry per household. A household is considered anyone living in the same residence. Each entry must have full name and home mailing address
  3. All purchases must be made between November 26 and December 19. Last day to submit receipts is December 20. The program can end before December 19 if all rewards are claimed before that date.
  4. Receipts must be submitted through the online form. Receipts cannot be mailed or accepted any other way.  If you have trouble with the form, please contact one of our team members for assistance. Tanya Clegg   email tanyac@downtowndurango.org or Tim Walsworth timw@downtowndurango.org 
  5. Receipts can come from multiple stores to reach the spending levels. Each receipt must be $25 or more. A maximum of 10 receipts will be accepted.
  6. Receipt types-We prefer that you take photos of your actual hard copy receipt. Each receipt submitted must be an itemized receipt and include the business name, address, date, sale amount. We will only accept a digital receipt or other type of receipts if all information is provided. This includes business name, date of sale, and sale amount. If all information is not provided it will be rejected.  The following are not accepted receipts: credit card receipt,  handwritten receipts and  invoices. Please submit itemized receipt from the business.
  7. Before you submit a receipt- Circle the date of purchase,  total sale and write your initials next to the total. Initials should match your first and last name in your submission. Receipts without initials WILL BE DECLINED!  
  8. Take pictures of each receipt separately. Only one receipt per photo.  Do not combine receipts into one photo.  If date and business name are not clear in the submission, we have the right to decline your submission. Handwritten names or dates will not be accepted. Receipts must be clear and easy to read and include the following information business name, address, date, and sale amount. Any submissions without this information will be declined. Please check your photos prior to submitting your receipts.  
  9. When submitting receipts through the online form, enter the exact value of the receipt. Do not round up or down. 
  10. Eligible receipts include purchases from businesses in the sectors - restaurants, retail stores, personal services, accommodations, attractions and other select businesses. Click here for a full list of eligible businesses. 
  11. Ineligible receipts include purchases from: grocery stores, gas stations, propane sales, convenience stores, drug stores, marijuana, liquor stores, services such as childcare, afterschool childcare programs, health care, donation to a non-profit organization, real estate transactions, and professional services (CPA, attorney, architect, dentist, insurance, health care).  Any business not listed on the eligible list for this promotion. BID has the right to decline any receipt that does not fit within the requirements. 
  12. A receipt can only be submitted once by one shopper. Violating this rule will automatically make both shoppers ineligible for rewards.  
  13. Shoppers will be able to choose their gift card reward from a select list of reward businesses.  Rewards cannot be split between multiple businesses. Rewards will be mailed to the home mailing address provided when submitting receipts through the online form AFTER the promotion ends.  Please note that an address cannot be changed after your form has been submitted. Make sure your mailing address is correct on the form.
  14. Rewards are in the form of gift cards or gift certificates. Gift cards cannot be traded for cash. No cash rewards will be given. Rewards will only be given from the list of reward businesses included in the program. 
  15. Must be 18 or over to participate. 
  16. BID and the Chamber has the right to decline any entry that does not fit within the guidelines. We will contact any shopper by email the reason their submission was declined. 
  17. When all rewards are claimed, we will email all participants to confirm that their submission was accepted and provide a date of when your reward will be mailed.  Email confirmations will go out the week of December 20. Gift cards will be mailed after the first of the year. 
  18. BID is not responsible for any lost gift cards/certificates.  
  19. When you submit a reward, you agree to have your email added to BID's email list. Rewards members will receive occasional email announcements about promotions, and BID events.  (3 to 4 emails per year)
  20. After you hit submit you will receive a confirmation screen and an email confirming your entry. Check your spam for this email confirmation. 

*Submitting receipts for a reward does not guarantee a reward will be given. Rewards are on a first come, first serve basis. There are a limited number of rewards. Once we run out, we will no longer offer rewards. We will continue to provide updates with the number of rewards left.  Please do not contact us asking about number of rewards left. Please monitor this page for details and number of rewards left. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I submit multiple receipts from different merchants?

Yes. You may submit multiple receipts that add up to a total of $100 or more. All receipts must be from businesses in the following sectors - restaurants, retail stores, attractions, accommodations, personal services, and other select businesses. Click here for a full list of eligible businesses.

What is the minimum amount for the receipt for it to be accepted?

Each receipt must be at least $25.  

How many receipts can I submit to reach a reward level?

The maximum number of receipts allowed is 10.

How many times can I apply for rewards?

Only once. Only one entry per household.

Are there locations that don’t count towards this program?

Yes. We are not able to accept receipts from: grocery stores, gas stations, propane sales, convenience stores, drug stores, marijuana, liquor stores, services such as child care, health care, after school care, donations to non-profit organization, real estate transactions, and professional services (CPA, attorney, architect, dentist, insurance, health care, dentist, eye doctor) . Any business not listed on the eligible business list.

BID has the right to decline any receipt that does not fit with in the requirements.

What do I need to do before I submit my form?

Circle the date of purchase,  total sale and initial each receipt next to the total. Take a picture of each receipt separately. Verify that the businesses fit within the guidelines. You are now ready to submit your receipts. Remember to submit all receipts in one entry. Only one receipt per photo.

How will I know my submission went through?

After you have submitted your receipt, you will see a screen that confirms your submission. You will also receive an email that confirms your submission. Check your spam if you don't see this email in your inbox.

How will I know if I will receive a reward?

BID staff will review each submission to see that it fits the guidelines. Once all the rewards have been claimed, we will send out a confirmation that your submission was accepted.  The rewards will only be mailed to the mailing address provided in the form. Our staff will send out these confirmation emails the week of December 20. Gift cards will be mailed out at the first of the year and should be received sometime in early January.

What businesses can I chose for my reward?

A list of businesses for rewards will be provided when submitting receipts through the online form and is on this webpage. All rewards are in the form of gift cards from local merchants. You can only select one merchant to receive your reward. The gift cards cannot be split between multiple businesses. Once you choose a business, you cannot change your selection after it has been submitted.

If I purchase a gift card, will that count towards my reward?

Yes, any purchase from an eligible business will count towards your reward. Business sectors include restaurant, retail store, accommodation, attraction, personal service, or other select businesses is eligible. Any business that is on the ineligible list will not count.

Can I purchase something online at a local merchant?

Yes, so long as the business is on the eligible business list and fits the guidelines.

When does the Rewards Program start and end?

This program will be start on November 26. The program will end on December 19, or when all rewards are claimed, whichever comes first.

How do we know how many rewards are remaining?

We will update this page with the number of rewards remaining on a regular basis. Please continue to check this page.  

 

PROGRAM WILL BEGIN ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2021.

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