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Coop Supercard Points

Can you spend COOP Supercard points other than spending it on stuff in the catalogue?

I already know you can spend it on non food and drink in Coop City.

Also, how can you find out how many points you have? Will the lady at the cash register know? Maybe I am a superpoint millionaire!!

I am due to leave Switzerland, so I want to know if I can make use of them all. I have just found out how to spend my UBS key points today. Seven years too late...
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Re: Coop Supercard Points

You can spend your Supercard points in any Coop City store on non-food items. 1000 points = 1 CHF I believe. You can also sell them

Coop has machines that read the card and tell you how many points you have. Or buy something in Coop and swipe your card - the receipt will tell you how many points you have. They can also tell you at any counter how many points are on the card by swiping it.
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Re: Coop Supercard Points

actually 1,000 pts= 10 fr. Happy shopping
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Re: Coop Supercard Points

I have many of the little stickers...how does one use those?

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Re: Coop Supercard Points

I am just looking at doing the same thing. I have just over a 1000 points. Here is a link that will help you. You can choose the language or use a translate program.

http://www.supercard.ch

You can also pick up a catalog at the entrance or exit to most Coop stores.
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Re: Coop Supercard Points

Eek... I have just over 10000 points - not much you can do with a 1000!
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Old 25.04.2011, 23:56
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Re: Coop Supercard Points

Some big Coop stores allow you to buy food with them. (Ryflihof in Bern) Maybe ask at the information, usually the fresh flower department, if you can do that, as you are leaving the country.
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Re: Coop Supercard Points

The little stickers are supposed to be collected on the cards and you get some discounts on selected items for each full card.
For example right now there is Küchen Trophy items for discount prices.
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Can you spend COOP Supercard points other than spending it on stuff in the catalogue?

I already know you can spend it on non food and drink in Coop City.

Also, how can you find out how many points you have? Will the lady at the cash register know? Maybe I am a superpoint millionaire!!

I am due to leave Switzerland, so I want to know if I can make use of them all. I have just found out how to spend my UBS key points today. Seven years too late...
When you find out how many points you've got, have a look at their website to decide how you are going to spend them. We've got a few good things over the years. Some of it is tat and some not so bad.
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Re: Coop Supercard Points

I would STRONGLY suggest that you don't bother to spend the points on anything in the catalog as the prices are really over done. You can often find the same item at 20-30% less when it is on special (or frankly even regular price) elsewhere.

The suggested strategy is to spend the points on an item in one of the Coop City stores WHEN it is on special.

The other option, as mentioned above, is to use the points for food purchases. There are special days where the points can be used and special days when the points can be used to pay certain categories of products (eg. meat). The cash person will normally ask if you would like to pay some of your purchases with the points if valid.
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The little stickers are supposed to be collected on the cards and you get some discounts on selected items for each full card.
For example right now there is Küchen Trophy items for discount prices.
This a promotion for certain items, that they have for a limited period, but a few times throughout the year for different themed goods. Be aware that the goods offered are usually slightly higher quality than similar products available, and with the "discounted" price offered with a full card of stamps, they can still cost more than these other available products. These promotions are only viable if you genuinely require the offered goods - not just to take advantage of using the amassed stamps believing you're getting a bargain - it's still costing you.
[I'm sure my wife has told me that full cards of stamps can also be used to offset air travel (similar to air-miles), but don't have precise details or recollection.]

The supercard points are collected through all purchases and is a loyalty scheme. The points can be used to "purchase" selected items from the associated catalogue, plus (as mentioned) certain in-store items (mainly non-foods).

An interesting note: I have need for a bog-standard, no-frills mobile telephone (purely to make and receive calls), and don't always need to use it on a regular basis, so a contract option isn't economically viable - pay as you go is best.
I used points to "purchase" a basic Nokia a few years back (better models are now available), and use points to keep the credit topped up, therefore the owning and using of this handy costs me nothing (directly). Ideal for a child, or a situation where the phone may be lost, damaged, stolen, etc.
[Coop Mobile use Orange network]

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Re: Coop Supercard Points

I bought all my Ovomaltine chocolate bunnies with supercard points. Luckily the cashier pointed out the special or I wouldn't have known.
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Re: Coop Supercard Points

My wife is a master in Coop Superpoint and stickers (and spends accordingly

- She clips many coupons that give you 5x the normal points for a given purchase/time. She buys all "stock" items and meat which she freezes when that is an action
- We convert all Coop points to Lufthansa miles, and fund her business class ticket to Miami with that
- We also convert the stickers to Lufthansa miles, you do have to pay for that CHF 35 per 2000 miles, but given that it cost us 75,000 miles for a business class ticket with Lufthansa it comes out at CHF 1200 if you do the math (which is a regular price for a coach ticket)
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Re: Coop Supercard Points

Hi All.

I have a small question on the Coop Supercard. I receives two identical cards, what for? Is it OK to give one to my husband so that he could also use it in Coop or this is not allowed?

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Hi All.

I have a small question on the Coop Supercard. I receives two identical cards, what for? Is it OK to give one to my husband so that he could also use it in Coop or this is not allowed?

Thanks.
It's not a credit card, so you can actually give the additional card to whoever you want as the points collected will go to whoever's named on the account/Coop SuperCard.

So, in your case then, your hubby would be a good choice.
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Re: Coop Supercard Points

Of course. My husband has one too so when he does the shopping, his points go to my account
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I have a small question on the Coop Supercard. I receives two identical cards, what for? Is it OK to give one to my husband so that he could also use it in Coop or this is not allowed?

Thanks.

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Re: Coop Supercard Points

Thanks! Then what is my signature on the card for? I should sign both cards myself, right?
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Thanks! Then what is my signature on the card for? I should sign both cards myself, right?

They have only ever checked the signature (but ask for no other identification or signature elsewhere) on my card when I use it to buy Reka Checks... even then it's my husbands signature on the card. They do that because you are only allowed to buy 1000 CHFs worth of Reka a day.

Other than that, I use my points to buy all of my knitting cotton, that way hubby doesn't complain when it starts to pile up
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actually 1,000 pts= 10 fr. Happy shopping
I haven't followed the market recently but in the past you could get quite a bit more than the official "exchange rate" by selling the points on ricardo.ch. Might well be worth the additional effort if you have lots of points.
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Re: Coop Supercard Points

Does anyone know what other airlines mileage programs you can transfer the points to? How do you transfer the miles?
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