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Father’s Day Things To Do

June 12th, 2018 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Things To Do, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

Your car is making a weird noise? Call Dad. Can’t figure out how to do your taxes? Call Dad. Want to hear a funny joke? Call Dad.
He’s the man, but have you figured out how you’re going to celebrate your pops this year on Father’s Day? In case you’re still looking for some ideas, we’ve put together a list of things to do and gift suggestions!

Okanagan

  • Take your Dad to brunch at Gallaghers Canyon AND get tickets to watch the Golf BC Championship Mackenzie Tour. Walk the course while the PGA players compete in the final round or watch from the patio! Book your table HERE. 
  • Make sure Dad is looking his best this summer and treat him to a new pair of shades! Get 30% off at WatchIt!  in Orchard Park HERE.
  • When was the last time you did something brand new? Take Dad flybaording! He’ll feel like Iron Man when he comes out of the water! Check out Hydrofly’s deals HERE.
  • Fuel up after flyboarding with a burger at Train Station! Get $5 off HERE.
  • Does Dad have a not-so-secret sweet tooth? Get him some chocolates! View the GetintheLoop member exclusive offers from Purdy’s HERE.

  • When all else fails… Give Dad what he really wants…beer! Get 10% off 2 or more craft beer packs from Public Liquor HERE.

Vancouver

  • Already planning on going out for brunch on Sunday? Make sure you head to Colony in Kits, where you’ll get 25% off as a GetintheLoop member! Get the deal HERE.
  • Sometimes it’s the little things that leave the biggest impact. Wash Dad’s car for him, he’ll definitely appreciate the thoughtfulness of it! Get a deal at Washworld HERE.
  • Take dad out for dinner but don’t break the bank…. Buy 1 dinner and get 1 free at Unwind Restaurant downtown! Learn more about this offer HERE.
  • Get a cake for dessert for the whole family from Menchies for 20% off! Choose from Oreo, Cake Batter Sprinkle, or Chocolate Vanilla. Make sure you call ahead to order! Learn more HERE.
  • Go big this year and take Dad to Nootka Island Lodge! Spend 3 days and 2 nights at a remote, fly-in resort this fall! He’ll absolutely love it. Price includes flights, meals, your room, and excursions! Learn more HERE.

Vancouver Island

  • Dads like to be pampered too! Treat him to a new haircut from Chatters or an Olive gift set from the Body Shop for 50% off! 
  • Take Dad out for some good ol’ southern comfort food at Shanzee’s Biscuit Cafe! Their new Whistling Dixie burger with pimento cheese, bacon, and house-made mayo pairs perfectly with an ice cold pint and sunshine on the patio! Receive $1 off as a GetintheLoop member HERE.

  • Head to the Victoria Bug Zoo! On Sunday, Dads get in for free! Click HERE for your free admission ticket.
  • Take Dad out to the ball game! The Harbour Cats have a 1:00 pm game on Father’s Day! Get your tickets HERE.

Edmonton

  • Take Dad out for a coffee and a baked good from Wild Earth Bakery and Cafe. Sometimes a little quality time is all your old man wants! Get a free coffee when you purchase a baked good HERE.

  • Never been good at golf? This year is your year! Attend an adult camp with Dad at Eagle Rock and perfect your swing! Book your spot HERE. 
  • Grab dinner that the whole family, especially Dad, will love! Head to Boston Pizza or order in! Save $5 on orders over $25 by being a GetintheLoop member HERE.

  • Guarantee your spot as the ‘favourite child’ and Get Dad Edmonton Eskimos seasons tickets AND take him to go see the Grey Cup! Learn more HERE.

May Long Things To Do

May 14th, 2018 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Things To Do, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

May Long is fast approaching, do you have plans yet?! Whether you’re staying in town, or are planning on spending the weekend away, we’re here to ensure you don’t spend your weekend scrolling through Instagram with FOMO.

Vancouver Island

Get the family together on Saturday and book a whale watching tour with Victoria’s oldest and most respected whale watching company! It’s not everyday you get to see whales breaching in the wild! We’re guaranteed that jaws will drop, no matter your age!

Looking to see some wildlife on a smaller scale? Visit The Victoria Bug Zoo! It’s guaranteed to be a hit with the kids, and we’ve heard that even the most skeptic of visitors have a great time!

Want to just get away from it all? Book a staycation on the island! Head to Tofino for a relaxing beach getaway!

Vancouver

Start your weekend outside! Drive to Abbotsford for the last weekend of the Bloom Tulip Festival! If you forget to pack a picnic, don’t worry, there are food trucks on site! You’re guaranteed to get some beautiful pictures, and you can even bring a bouquet of tulips home for that special someone (or yourself, we won’t tell!)

On Sunday, get out of the city and head to the 130th Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair. Watch the rodeo, go on some amusement rides, and of course, eat some mini donuts!

Keep the country theme rolling, and dance the night away at The Roxy for Country Night. Arrive before 10pm and redeem your GetintheLoop offer for free cover!

Wrap up the long weekend with dinner at Colony Bar Main in Mount Pleasant. After 3pm, use your GetintheLoop app to receive 20% off your food!

Okanagan

Bring out your road bike and go on a guided wine tour with  Epic Cycling Wine Adventures! Take a ride through the beautiful South Okanagan and stop in at beautiful wineries and restaurants along the way! Exercise AND wine! The best of both worlds! Check out our Wine Loop for exclusive offers and experiences at over 40 different partner wineries!

Recover from yesterday’s wine tour and refuel your sore legs on Sunday morning with a lakeside brunch at the Hotel Eldorado

The view never gets old, hike up Knox Mountain with your four-legged friend for sweeping views of Kelowna. Stop at Paul’s Tomb or make it all the way to the top!

Stop in at BNA’s tasting room on your way back from Knox for happy hour. The best part: Their craft beer. The second best part: The tasting room is dog friendly and they even have homemade dog treats!

Take it easy on Monday and play a round of golf at Okanagan Golf Club. Browse our Golf Loop for exclusive offers at your favourite golf course.

 

Southern Alberta 

Turn off your phone, head to Round Table Board Gamerie, and enjoy some satisfying food and drinks while you play board games! It’s a great spot for Date Night or for a fun (and competitive) night with friends!

Stop in at Telegraph Tap House for Beerogies! Yes, you heard that right. Beer and perogies. We couldn’t come up with a better combination if we tried. Who ever thought of this truly deserves an award.

Take some time to just relax! Stop at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden on Monday and spend the afternoon enjoying some peace and quiet. On Monday you can also take part in the yukata dressing ceremony, take a tour of the garden, or have a 20 minute reflexology session!

Edmonton

Go on an adult field trip with Edmonton Brewery Tours! Visit local distilleries or breweries and learn how your favourite beverages are made and, of course, enjoy samples along the way!

Grab 14 of your closest friends and book an Urban Pedal Tour! Pedal through town and stop at 3 unique breweries to fuel your ride!

Spring has sprung! We heard that this is the year you’re going to finally get that garden going! Visit the Enjoy Centre in St. Albert to turn your thumb green.

Chances are that time will get away from you while you’re outside planting your new garden. Wrap up May Long with a stress-free and always satisfying dinner from Boston Pizza.

 

There you have it! Your long weekend is guaranteed to be jam packed with adventures and delicious food, what more could you ask for? Before you head out the door, make sure you download the GetintheLoop app to take advantage of exclusive offers and experiences (including some in this post!)

Have a great weekend!

Are You Ready for Mother’s Day?

May 10th, 2018 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Things To Do, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

The weekend is here, which means so is Mother’s Day. Are you still scrambling to find just the right thing to do or gift to give? Look no further than GetintheLoop for inspiration; we’ve compiled a list of go-to items and experiences for the world’s best mom.

 

Edmonton Moms

  • Relaxation: Sunday, May 13, between 11am – 3pm rest, relax and rejuvenate! The Muttart Conservatory is giving moms a fun filled day of relaxing activities to put a little extra spring in Mom’s step. Sure to make any woman feel like royalty.
  • Ceramic Painting: Create beautiful and custom memories at Crankpots Ceramic Studios. Take your mom Mom ceramic painting this year, and get 10% off for Mother’s Day!
  • Jubilations Dinner TheatreEnjoy a night of entertainment with mom and receive a complimentary feature cocktail with the purchase of an adult ticket! (Save $25.70)!
  • Brunch: Enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch among the blossoms at Prairie Gardens. 6 seating times to choose from. Free Farm Activities include Spring Egg Hunts, Petting Farm with Baby Goats, Bale Maze, Kids Planting Projects, and Spring Crafts!
  • Dinner: Enjoy some of the best steaks in Edmonton and a couple appetizers with Mom. Call and book a reservation for 4+ people at Ruth’s Chris Steak House and receive two free appetizers!
  • Axe Throwing: Mother’s Day Weekend: Buy 3 admissions, Mom Gets in for FREE! Sessions are 1.5h long and include training, games and trick shots! Go on, axe your mom if she wants to do something different this Mother’s day!

Okanagan Moms

  • Brunch: Spoil Mom weekend. 11:00am Sunday, May 13th take your mom to Sarazen’s at Okanagan Golf Club for a delicious Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet!
  • Gift idea: Treat your mom to an evening of laughs on May 18th with America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld. Performing his signature stand-up routine at Prospera Place, this is the perfect gift for spending time with Mom.
  • Train Ride: Do something a little different for your Mom on her special day. Enjoy live music and view the beauty of May in Prairie Valley from your seat on the Mother’s Day train. Two rides to choose from: 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  Each Mom receives a flower and cup of tea. Ride Duration: 90 Minutes!
  • Wine & Cheese Tour: Experience the art of food and wine pairing with 5 award winning wines, expertly matched with local cheeses. Seated in the underground cellar of Nk’Mip Cellars overlooking their barrel room, they will lead you and your mom through the fun and exciting world of pairing cheese & wine!
  • Relaxation: Book the special women in your life a classic mani & pedi for only $80 at New You Day Spa!

Vancouver Moms

  • Make your own Macaron’s: Does your mom have a sweet tooth or love to cook? Make memories by making your very own Macaron’s! You choose your favourite flavour, and Bon Macaron Patisserie will show you everything from how to make the shells and fillings, to different decorating techniques!
  • Gift idea: Pamper your mom this weekend with a trip to JD laser Clinic. Get 50% off any facial treatment or buy 1 session get the second 50% off!
  • Mother’s Day Plant Sale: Take mom to London Heritage Farm’s 12th Annual Plant Sale that will be taking place on May 12th & 13th, 2018, Saturday & Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm! Featuring a selection of London Heritage Farm’s perennials, annuals, herbs, hanging baskets, tomato seedlings, succulent arrangements, and more! Stay awhile after the plant sale to enjoy the Mother’s Day tea room, the perfect way to spend some quality time with your family.
  • Mother’s Day Tea: Indulge in tea by Culinary Blossom, and enjoy dainty sandwiches and delectable sweets at Mackin House Museum in Coquitlam! Each Mother will receive a special thank-you from our sponsor, Oxygen Yoga & Fitness Coquitlam!
  • Playland: Vancouver’s favourite amusement park offers thrills for the whole family! That’s right, Playland is now open for 2018. Spend the day with mom enjoying the rides, attractions, games and food!

Vancouver Island Moms

  • Garden Music TourSpend the day with mom strolling through beautiful gardens carried along by wonderful music. Victoria Conservatory of Music invites you to connect with gorgeous gardens and enjoy springtime in Victoria for their annual musical garden tour!
  • Guided Food Tour on Foot: Take a 2-hour foodie tour with mom that begins at the Victoria Public Market and includes stops at The Harmonious Gates of Interest, Fan Tan Alley, Market Square, Bastion Square, Trounce Alley, Government St., the Inner Harbour Causeway and Parliament Buildings! Depending on the day, there are between 6-8 tastings along the route, as A Taste of Victoria food Tours discusses the history and quirks of beautiful Victoria, B.C.
  • Relaxation For Mom: Treat the most important woman in your life this mothers day with a deluxe manicure and pedicure for only $95! Or let her relax with a DMK Signature Facial for only $99 at Safra Day Spa!
  • Mother’s Day MOMosas: To celebrate Mom and all she does, Moxie’s is offering a delicious brunch menu, and a special $39 three-course feature dinner menu, Sunday May 13th! From sweet to savoury Moxies is serving up something for every taste! 
  • Whale Watching: Has Whale Watching always been a dream of your moms? Make it a reality this Mother’s Day! To start the season off, Five Star Whale Watching is offering a special 20% discount off of their regular adult rate! Or book a family of 4+ and receive 25% off!

 

GetintheLoop Launches a Wine Loop

May 4th, 2018 Posted by blog, Company, Edmonton, Okanagan, Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Wine No Comment yet

Wine lovers can experience something new everyday at 40+ wineries across BC! Is there anything better than a hot summer’s day, a beautiful view, and a refreshing glass of wine? We didn’t think so. Now, you can explore British Columbia’s world-class wineries like never before with GetintheLoop.

We’ve made it easy to visit your favourite winery or try something new! In the GetintheLoop app, simply click on the Wine loop to browse exclusive offers and experiences from 40+ winery partners. Enjoy a glass of wine, dinner overlooking the vineyard, or get access to events and parties exclusively through GetintheLoop!

Don’t miss out on a $20 gift card at Summerhill Pyramid Winery Wine Shop, a complimentary wine tasting at Intersection Estate Winery, or even a ticket to the hottest party of the summer at Black Hills Estate Winery!

Spend your summer in British Columbia’s Wine Country with GetintheLoop! Download the GetintheLoop app now and discover (or sip) something new today!

Cheers to that!

 

Top Road Trips in Western Canada

March 12th, 2018 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Things To Do, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

Hitting the highway for your next holiday? With lakes, mountains, rivers, wine country and some of the most beautiful scenery in North America, we have curated a list of the best Western Canada road trips for you to explore this Spring and Summer. Just pack your car and go.

Highway 97, British Columbia

On this drive you will pass through wine country, along Osoyoos Lake, Vaseux Lake, Skaha Lake, Okanagan Lake, Ellison Lake, Wood Lake and the beautiful Kalamalka Lake. You will drive through Osoyoos, Oliver, Penticton, Summerland, Kelowna and a bunch of other great small towns to stop in along the way.

Start in Osoyoos and drive the vineyards and wineries on your way north

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Stop at one of the hundred plus wineries as you pass through Oliver and Penticton

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Pull off the highway and head into downtown Kelowna for a quick walk on the boardwalk

For a quick cool down, stop in at Kalamalka lake to take a dip in the Aqua Blue waters


Highway 99 – Sea to Sky

After driving through Downtown Vancouver and Stanley Park you will cross the Lions Gate Bridge, past Horseshoe Bay, the Howe Sound while making your way towards Whistler, Pemberton and Joffre Lake. If you like hiking and outdoor adventures this is a great drive for you!

Turn up the tunes as you pass the many islands of the Howe Sound

Find some extreme adventure in Squamish: the Outdoor Capital of Canada

Go for a Gondola ride in Whistler

Bring your bike to hit the trails in Pemberton

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Stop for a hike at Joffre Lakes


End your trip in Kamloops!


Highway 19 to 4 – Vancouver Island 

Start your trip in Victoria and go north along the coast to Nanaimo and then start heading West towards Tofino

Enjoy the big trees of the island

Stop in for a bite to eat in Nanaimo

Make your way to the top of Mount Brenton

Go for a hike at Lake Cowichan

Stop for a picnic along the many river crossings

Enjoy the weekend in Tofino: surf, beach, beer and seafood!


Highway 93 – Icefields Parkway

National Geographic Traveler magazine identified the whole Banff-Jasper route as one of their 20 “drives of a lifetime”. If you are in British Columbia or Alberta… this is right in our backyard. We really don’t need to travel the world for jaw-dropping experiences! Be sure to grab some food in Banff before making the drive, there are only a few stops along the way.

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A picture is worth a thousand words in Lake Louise

Stop in at one of the jaw-dropping lakes, such as Bow Lake

Once in Jasper go for a hike to see Athabasca Falls, they might just take your breath away

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If you’ve taken some inspiration from these recommended routes, tag us in your photos! We’d love to check out your epic experiences!

Fun Family Day Adventures and Events

February 6th, 2018 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Things To Do, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

This year, Family Day holidays happen on Monday, February 12th in British Columbia and February 19th in Alberta. GetintheLoop is excited to bring you a rundown of event listings around both provinces and provide you with some ideas for how to enjoy this family holiday. We’ve also included some great offers available for families to make the most of the weekend. Take a break from the busy work week, put technology away, and re-connect with your family on this special day.

Kelowna

Looking for offers outside of Kelowna? Check out the offers available near you here.

Check in with our friends at Tourism Kelowna for a full list of all the happenings around Kelowna and beyond from Friday, February, 9th through February, 12th. Some highlights include The Snowed in Comedy Tour at the Kelowna Community Theatre, Joice Hall’s Gwaii Haanas – Islands and Sacred Sites Exhibit at the Kelowna Art Gallery, and our friends at Axe Monkeys are hosting a fundraiser for Hands in Service on Monday, February, 12th.

GetintheLoop’s top offers for family fun in Kelowna…

Victoria

Looking for offers outside of Victoria? Check out the offers available near you here.

Family fun is abundant in Victoria – whether you want to bundle up against the cold and take a stroll down at the harbour, strap on your hiking boots and hit the local trails, or take the kids on an outing to Craigdarroch Castle, there’s lots to keep everyone occupied – there’s even a Lego Brick Festival in Sidney! Check out Tourism Victoria’s events page for more fun goings-on in and around the city.

Here are some of our favourites from the GetintheLoop app:

Vancouver

Looking for offers outside of Vancouver? Check out the offers available near you here.

There’s no shortage of things to do in Vancouver! In Metro Vancouver, Rebecca Bolwitt aka Miss604 has the full list of Family Day events happening in and around Metro Vancouver from Squamish to Chilliwack and all places in between.

Feel like some Family Day weekend eats and treats? Here’s a roundup of some of our favourite yummy places in Vancouver and surrounding areas:

P.S Adults! If you don’t have a young family, and feel like hitting the town, visit the Roxy for VIP line and no cover!

Edmonton

Looking for offers outside of Edmonton? Check out the offers available near you here.

Beat the winter blues in Alberta’s capital city this Family Day – which is the week after BC’s Family Day on February 19th. Edmonton’s official website provides a comprehensive schedule of events, including a Polar Bear craft table and hands-on science experiments at Edmonton Zoo, a list of outdoor ice rinks, and events at the Art Gallery of Alberta.

And of course, this list wouldn’t be complete without some of our favourite offers around town over the Family Day weekend:

 

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35+ Ideas for Celebrating the Month of Love in BC and Alberta!

February 2nd, 2018 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

While the tongue in cheek ‘Single’s Awareness Day’ was started in opposition to the Hallmark holiday that is Valentine’s Day, it has evolved into a celebration of love in all forms, recognizing not only romantic love, but also the love between friends and family, and also the love you have for yourself. That is what Valentine’s Day is all about, and at GetintheLoop, we are excited to celebrate everyone on February 14th this year.

Every day should be a celebration of love and positive relationships

It’s true, every day should be a celebration of love. That being said, we could be in hot water if we don’t do a little something special for those we love around this special date. We’ve been hearing that this year many people are planning on avoiding the insanity of February the 14th and are instead celebrating their love in the weeks leading up to, and after, the special day, thus opting out of being elbow-to-elbow to other tables of two in a cramped and busy restaurant.

GetintheLoop has you covered!

Sometimes it can be difficult to know what to do to celebrate this special time with your loved ones. But now, we’ve got you covered with over 35 offers highlighted below, including experiences, a night out, gifts, and getaways.

Jump to offers for…

 

Okanagan and Kamloops

Experience other worlds and immerse yourself in virtual reality in Penticton.

 

  • If you’re in the Penticton area and want to escape virtually, you can score yourself two-for-one access to the all-new and exciting Penticton Virtual Reality Studio.
  • If virtual reality sounds intimidating consider the Penticton Vees’ incredible Wicked Wednesdays where tickets, beverages and more are at the lowest prices imaginable for a stadium experience.
  • Take your special someone, your family, or gather a group of friends for a surprising and gratifying experience at Axe Monkeys with their ‘Smash Box Date Night‘ and other great offers.
  • Level up your cooking game and surprise others with your culinary prowess (or bring them along with you) at Predator Ridge’s Spicy Cooking Class on February 22nd.
  • If you are looking to relax to the max check out offers for individual and couple’s massages at The Wellness Spa.
  • Get your hair done, blown out, or enjoy a thorough head massage with our new partner New Image Salon in Kelowna.
  • In Kamloops don’t miss great offers including a delicious four-course dinner for two from Blue Dining, and specials for the golfer in your life for the upcoming golf season at Kamloops Golf Club.

 

Victoria and Vancouver Island

Shop till you drop at Hillside Centre with GetintheLoop.

 

  • Head over to Hillside Centre for a shop till you drop experience with great offers from more than 20 different businesses with GetintheLoop including food and shopping.
  • Don’t get too scared! Horror Escape Victoria is only $15 per person including tax on Tuesdays.
  • If an Escape Room sounds a little bit too scary consider attending a hockey game with our newest partner in Victoria, the WHL’s Victoria Royals  – they have a big game on February 16th and some incredible offers for couples and groups.
  • Before or after the game head over to our favourite new classic spot in Victoria; Ricky’s All Day Grill where you can bring your own bottle of wine for only a $5 corkage fee.
  • Looking for a view of the water over your delicious meal? Head over to the Flying Otter Grill right on the water in Victoria for their $15.95 Steak and Prawn night and other offers.
  • Looking to really win the month of love? Book a vacation through Flight Centre in Hillside Centre and get $75 off select trips. 
  • If you want to level up your look or shower someone special with well-deserved pampering, check out the offers from Glow Luxe Skin Care and Glamour Medi Spa and be sure to visit our incredible salon partners including Carreiro The Studio, headstart Full-Service Salon, and Kazen Hair and Beauty.
  • Do you have a bath lover in your life? Or perhaps you like to indulge in a relaxing bubble bath, glass of wine in hand. Oak Bay Botanicals is a new GetintheLoop partner and is currently offering 2-4-1 on bath bombs! 
  • Head up the island to Nanaimo for fine dining with Grand Cru Restaurant.
  • Find great offers like BOGO 50% off appetizers at Miller’s Pub or visit The Windward Pub to sample some delicious craft beer at $1.50 off paddles.
  • Finally, if you’ve got a hankering for some southern style fare head over to Cassidy’s Country Kitchen.

Find more great offers near you here.

Edmonton

Dinner Theatre is alive and well in Edmonton.

 

It may be cold outside but Edmonton is heating up on GetintheLoop. We’ve added a flurry of partners in the Edmonton area in 2018.

  • We’ve always had a number of great partners for top-flight dining in Edmonton and we recently had our second Edmonton-based dinner theatre, Jubilations, join the platform. Get 2 tickets and 2 glasses of wine for only $120!
  • Enjoy a gourmet 5-course dinner for two for only $80 at Guru Indian Cuisine.
  • If you prefer to take your special meal to new heights, experience fine food and spectacular views at La Ronde revolving restaurant. It’s perfect for making an unforgettable experience.
  • Another fine eatery in Edmonton is Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Impress yourself or someone special at Edmonton’s finest steakhouse with free appetizers or dessert!

If dining out isn’t at the top of your list there are a number of unique experiences available from our partners in Edmonton.

  • Whether you want to re-enact that legendary scene from Ghost; want to get nostalgic about pottery class, or it’s your first time at the wheel Crankpots Ceramic Studio is a one-of-a-kind experience where you can take home a memento that will last a lifetime for as little as $8.
  • Get a little more competitive while enjoying the latest in group activities with Axehole where throwing axes is more Olympic sport than backyard fun, and $5 off during Happy Hour!
  • Embrace your inner child or just bring your kid along to Monster Mini-Golf where you can get 2-4-1 golfing along with some other great offers.
  • Treat yourself, your loved one, and beautiful hair at Ricci Hair Co on Jasper Avenue or The Beauty Parlour where you’ll find great GetintheLoop offers year round.

 

Vancouver and Lower Mainland

A love-themed TEDxStanleyPark is a perfect gift for you and your loved ones.

 

In Vancouver your options for treating the ones you love are abundant.

  • Jump on the SeaBus at Waterfront Station and head over to Lonsdale Quay. Enjoy the best frozen yogurt anywhere by visiting Menchie’s where you’ll find great offers including 50% off if it’s snowing and incredible weekday offers.
  • Looking to head out on the weekend? Visit a Vancouver mainstay where you may run into pro athletes, Hollywood North visitors, and old friends while you skip the line and cover for a classic fun-filled night at the Roxy.
  • Don’t forget to treat yourself to a Blizzard and get one free at Dairy Queen in Kitsilano.
  • Don’t miss out on an incredible 2-4-1 lunch and dinner offers from Unwind Restaurant in downtown Vancouver on Howe Street.

There are a lot of great options for delicious meals in Vancouver see them all here.

  • Love is a major theme at this year’s TedXStanleyPark event taking place March, 3rd at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in downtown Vancouver. Expand your mind and the minds of those you love at TEDxStanleyPark, and get a free ticket when you buy 4, t-shirts and more!
  • Give yourself or someone special the gift of beautiful hair and specialty laser treatments at Kitsilano’s best salon and laser clinics at Rush Salon and JD Laser Clinic.

 

Getaways

A beachfront getaway in Tofino is a trip not to be missed!

 

Save on a trip to Vancouver, Edmonton, The Okanagan or Tofino and more to celebrate. Consider coupling your trip with Family Day (Feb.12 in BC and Feb.19 in Alberta).

  • Sparkling Hill in the Okanagan between Vernon and Kelowna is one of BC’s Premier Destination Spa and Resort. West Coast residents get a great rate of only $214 CAD/night.  
  • Considering a getaway or staycation in Vancouver? GetintheLoop members can receive 20% off their stay at The Hampton Inn in Downtown Vancouver –  or stay at Hotel Blu and enjoy a complimentary premium breakfast in the Stadium district or stay at the Sheraton Wall Centre in the Davie Village area and receive 25% off your stay with GetintheLoop.
  • If you’re in the Edmonton area and looking to getaway enjoy a special stay and pamper the ones you love at the DoubleTree by Hilton in West Edmonton and save up to $40/day, or head to Camrose Resort Casino for 50% off appetizers to make it an extra special getaway.
  • Make memories to last a lifetime in magical Tofino. We’ve got great offers to extend your stay, make your way to Tofino mid-week for great savings, and book beachfront homes for less! Three incredible options are available to stay in Tofino with exclusive offers and unique experiences with the Crystal Cove Beach Resort, the Cox Bay Beach Resort, or stay in a house on the beach with Tofino Vacation Rentals.
  • Thinking about traveling elsewhere on Vancouver Island or staying Victoria? We’ve got great offers available all around the island. If you or someone you love is an angler or just wants to get started check out Nootka Island Lodge. For those that love fishing, Nootka Island Lodge is offering your third guest for the same price as two or an incredible offer to fly you into the lodge on a seaplane which is pretty sweet bucket list add-on.

 

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Great Places to Eat in Edmonton

January 19th, 2018 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Food + Drink No Comment yet

Edmonton’s culinary scene is exploding. With a seemingly endless stream of cafes, eateries, and restaurants all vying for your attention and time, there has never been a better time to be a foodie in this city. However, this phenomenon has created a new problem for Edmontonians – where to go today?

To help guide you through this culinary maze, we put together a few of our favourite options that appeal to everyone from millennials to families, for every meal of the day. We even slid in a few exclusive offers and unique experiences to make your culinary adventures even better!

La Ronde Revolving Restaurant

La Ronde restaurant is Edmonton’s premier dining restaurant, providing guests an unmatched view and dining experience. Make a point of visiting this unique location as often as possible. Take advantage of half-priced bottles of wine during Tieless Tuesday’s, and make your weekend special with their legendary Fabulous Sunday Brunch. Use GetintheLoop at La Ronde and get a complimentary cocktail with your entree!

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

The neighbourhood pizzeria that everyone loves, Famoso locations have popped up across the region like wildfire and for good reason – their food delivers. This is pizza, Naples style. Traditional ingredients and processes, hand-tossed dough, all fired in an authentic bell-shaped oven imported from Italy for 90 seconds at 900ºF. Daily drink specials and a great happy hour lineup round out a great experience at any Famoso. Nona would be proud!

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Edmonton is conveniently located in the heart of downtown, situated in a historic building that once housed a bank. A perfect evening out on the town is enhanced with a visit to Ruth’s Chris, whether it’s your third date, 10th anniversary, or just a night out with friends. Add something special to your Ruth’s Chris experience with fantastic offers from GetintheLoop!

Boston Pizza

Canada’s favourite sports bar and restaurant all under one roof, Boston Pizza has something for everyone. There are few better places to take the family for a meal, grab a drink after work, or catch the game with some friends. Even better, use the GetintheLoop app at select locations throughout the region and get great offers like $10 off orders over $40, a $10 lunch menu, and free desserts!

Guru Fine Indian Cuisine

Guru is one of Edmonton’s top Indian restaurants, serving up traditional-style Indian cuisine with an Asian flair, with dishes that excite the senses and awaken your spirit. Fine Indian inspired cuisine, an award-winning executive chef, served up in an enchanting atmosphere. Head to Guru’s with some friends for an unforgettable meal and experience. Check out Guru’s great offers on GetintheLoop that are sure to elevate your experience.

Ricky’s All Day Grill

Since 1962, Ricky’s has continued to “WOW” guests with outstanding service and exceptional value making the restaurant a family favourite. With GetintheLoop, the value has never been better! Head to Ricky’s in St. Albert or Jasper Ave. in Downtown Edmonton and get great offers like 50% off wine, $7 off burgers, and free appetizers!

The Sugarbowl

The self-proclaimed “Sweetest Place in Edmonton”, The Sugarbowl has been satisfying the cravings of Edmontonians since 1943! With an extensive beer list, a drool-worthy menu, and a kitchen open daily until midnight, this Edmonton staple is the spot for a night with the guys, your best girlfriends, or even relatives visiting from out of town. Check out their extended happy hour every day from 2pm-7pm!

Discover exclusive offers and unique experiences throughout Edmonton and Western Canada with GetintheLoop. Sign up for free today!

Holiday Favourites – Top 3 Picks For Her

December 15th, 2017 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

The Holiday’s are right around the corner, have you started your shopping yet? Discover glamorous, relaxing budget-friendly gifts for her! We’ve compiled three new gift ideas for this holiday season, to ensure that you find the perfect gift for every woman in your life. 

Vancouver Island


Qualicum Beach Inn: Holiday Getaway
Looking for the perfect gift that defines relaxation? Getaway to Qualicum Beach Inn. A perfect blend of romance, charm and convenience, the Qualicum Beach Inn is a reflection of the values and character that make Qualicum Beach such a wonderful place to work and live.

You’ll find 32 beautiful outward facing rooms, next to the beachfront and walking distance to the heart of town. This package includes Ocean View Accommodation,  two-course breakfast, afternoon tea, three-course dinner, exclusive Molton Brown Bath & Body gift set and more. Find out starting rates, click HERE.

 


Chatters: Free Haircut with Colour

Tis’ the season to sparkle and shine. 100% Canadian, Chatters wants their clients to look and feel beautiful. Spoil the woman in your life with a gift card to Chatters in Hillside Centre or book her next appointment for a free haircut with her colour.

As top stylist in Victoria, their Attention to detail is the hallmark of a 5 star customer service. Get this offer before December 28th, click HERE!

 


One Tooth Activewear: 50% Off Entire Store

They say new year, new you – right? At One Tooth Active wear you can get 50%. off. everything. in the entire store. That’s right, 50% off, no strings attached.

The latest clothing trend is all about feeling comfortable. But why not feel comfortable and look stylish all at the same time? One Tooth has been open since 2000 and started in Vancouver, British Columbia. In only a fast few years One Tooth grew into stores all across Canada. Find products like pants, capris, jackets, tops, headbands, hoodies shorts and more that cater to men and women – Maybe find something for yourself as well? Get 50% Off Today, click HERE!

 



Vancouver


Hampton Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown: Winter Getaway
Did someone say – Staycation?! Travelling to a tropical resort isn’t the only vacation option you have. Why not try an unbelievable staycation right here in your own backyard!

Take her to experience award winning accommodation and excellent customer service with Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton in the heart of downtown Vancouver, the West Coast oasis where the mountains meet the sea. Did we mention you’ll receive 20% off the rate of the day? Learn more by clicking HERE!

 


JD Laser Clinic: Skin Rejuvenation, Buy One Session Get the Second 50% Off
One of the top gifts you could ever get her? Perfect skin. At JD Laser Clinic she can enjoy all  the benefits skin rejuvenation has to offer. A non-invasive procedure done by the top dermatologists in Vancouver will have her looking refreshed, feeling relaxed, and 100% satisfied with the results.

There is no such thing as a ‘Fountain of Youth’ but there are such things as advanced technologies and innovations. Buy one session for her, and get the second 50% Off, find the offer HERE!

 


Oxygen Yoga: Buy Two Months Get One Free
2018 is your year and let’s face it, working out gets boring if you do the same routine over and over. At Oxygen Yoga they offer 23 different yoga and fusion classes, which means it’s a perfect gift that fits all lifestyles.

Help her reach her goals, receive a free month of unlimited classes valued at $152, when you purchase 2 months at regular price. Get the offer before it expires, click HERE


Okanagan


The Wellness Spa: Classic Lash Extensions & Professional Makeup Application

Let the Wellness Spa pamper your loved one this Holiday Season! The best way to nurture your body, mind and spirit was cultivated right here in Kelowna. Something for everyone, the Wellness spa provides Eyelash extensions, massage treatments, skin rejuvenations, and makeup applications

Whether it’s a Holiday, New Years, Anniversary or Birthday you may be celebrating, have The Wellness Spa’s professional Makeup Artists apply a full makeup application or a full set of classic lashes for only $75! Feel flawless, and look it too. Get the offer HERE!

 


Play Estate Winery & Bistro: 20% Off a Half Case of Wine
Today’s Forecast: 99% Chance of wine (today and throughout the Holiday’s). Check wine and dine off the wishlist for your loved one by visiting Play Estate Winery & Bistro. Located at the entrance to Skaha Hills, Play Estate Winery features an iconic modern architectural style in the picturesque Okanagan. Find a wine shop, tasting lounge, indoor and outdoor bistro and more than 12 acres of vineyard.

Delicious Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat, and Viognier can all be found AND with GetintheLoop you can receive 20% off a half case of wine for the Holidays! Thank us later, jump on the offer HERE!



The Body Shop: Buy Three, Get Three Free
The perfect gift to go in her stocking! Buy any three products from the Body Shop in Village Green Centre and get three absolutely free!

With over 3,000 stores in 66 counties, The Body Shop is never afraid to stand out from the crowd and stand up for what’s right. They search the world for the finest ethically-sourced ingredients to create a range of naturally-inspired beauty products. Today their dedication to use business as a force for good is stronger than ever. Working fairly with their farmers and suppliers they help communities thrive. 100% vegetarian and always and forever being firmly against animal testing – feel good about the gift youre giving.

Get three free products HERE!


Edmonton


Jigsaw For Hair: $100 Off Kerasilk Smoothing Treatment

So, her favourite salon is Jigsaw, and she’s always wanted soft and silk hair. What do you get her? An unbelievable Kerasilk Smoothing Treatment that is $100 off for a limited time only! Formaldehyde free, this treatment leaves the hair feeling silk soft for up to 5 months!

As a luxury studio hair salon in Downtown Edmonton, their fashion-forward, professional team of hair stylists have serviced their valued guests and community since 1998. Dedicated to providing peace, harmony and well-being in a celebration of beauty, it’s no wonder why Jigsaw is her favorite salon.

Get $100 Off the Kerasilk Smoothing Treatment today, click HERE

 


Crankpots Ceramic Studio: Date Night Special
A gift for her, a gift for you. The ultimate present – time together. Based in Old Strathcona, Crankpots Ceramic Studios offers a warm environment for friends, family, date nights to meet and socialize.

For the Holidays, pay just $8 per person! Simply pick your piece, colours and paint away! With unlimited studio time and paints, you can truly relax and enjoy your painting experience. Crankpots Ceramic Studios carry many plates bowls mugs and more! With the Holiday special you can also by one mug, and get the second absolutely free! Check out this Holiday offer by clicking HERE!



Monster Mini Golf: $30 Stocking Stuffer ($85 Value)

Stocking stuffers always seem last minute and rushed? Monster Mini Golf has made it easy for you! For only $30, receive a package that includes five rounds of mini golf, a Monster Mini Golf t-shirt, prizes, and candy – Valued at $85!

An experience she’ll love, Monster Mini Golf is an exciting indoor glow-in-the-dark 18 hole miniature golf course. Get your stocking stuffer HERE!

 

 

To enjoy all these exclusive offers and unique experiences you simply sign up for GetintheLoop if you haven’t already. Just click HERE to do so. Happy shopping!

The Ultimate Gifts For Him Checklist

December 15th, 2017 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

Is he a hard person to shop for? With these top offers, he’s actually not! This is the official holiday wish list he forgot to make. Shop our curated collection of Holiday Cheer offers to discover the latest in Whisky accessories, fitness, mens fashion, fishing, golfing, haircare, staycations and much more at great prices. This year, surprise the man who has everything.

 

Edmonton


Vancouver


Vancouver Island


Okanagan

 

To enjoy all these exclusive offers and unique experiences you simply sign up for GetintheLoop if you haven’t already. Just click HERE to do so. Happy shopping!