How Canada’s international students can save $1,000* with Virgin Plus

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Updated: Oct, 11, 2023
  • Published: September 20, 2023

Canada is one of the world’s most welcoming destinations for international students

Canada is one of the world’s most welcoming destinations for international students.

Last year, Canada welcomed over 551,000 new international students, an all-time record.

Once in Canada, international students quickly discover they are in a cultural mosaic with people from all corners of the globe. This diversity allows them to stay connected with their cultural identities while integrating into Canadian society.

Fortunately, international students from all backgrounds will have plenty of opportunity to assemble into Canada and enjoy all the country has to offer - from entertainment, food, attractions and more.

Taking advantage of cultural events and Canadian moments is easy with Virgin Plus' Member Benefits program which is free when you sign up on an eligible plan with Virgin Plus! And you can refer a friend for even more great savings to enjoy these experiences with you.

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Virgin Plus Member Benefits

With Member Benefits, Canada’s #1 Telco rewards program*, international students get deals and discounts on food, fashion, entertainment, travel and more with a diverse number of Canadian and multicultural brands.

When using Member Benefits, Members can save $1,000**. Some of our favorite partners include: Virgin Hotels, Walmart, T&T Groceries, Fantuan Deliveries, Movie Theatres.

*Based on the telco with the most offers in January 1 - November 2023.

**Based on total number of online offers available in Q4 2023.

Virgin Plus: Refer a Friend

Refer-a-Friend (RAF) allows Virgin Plus Members and their friends to receive up to $300 in bill credits every year*.

International students can invite up to six friends to join Virgin Plus through this program. That means, not only does the existing Virgin Plus Member get a bill credit, but also their friends.

*For each referral, both the international student and their referrals will receive $50 in bill credits, adding up to a maximum of $300 in bill credits

Note: Bill credits are issued in increments of $5/month (over 10 months) when the referred individual switches to an eligible Virgin Plus internet or mobile plan (Internet is only available in ON/QC).

The steps to take advantage of this offer are as follows:

1) Join Virgin Plus on an eligible plan and register for our Refer a Friend program.

2) Share your unique referral link with your friend.

3) Once your friend joins Virgin Plus and is approved, you’ll both get $50 in bill credits each.

For more information, including program rules, click here.

International students in Canada who want to take advantage of these and other great offers from Virgin Plus can begin this process by visiting a retail location near them.

There are hundreds of Virgin Plus retail locations available across this country. In fact, many notable Canadian post- secondary institutions are a short drive or walk away from a Virgin Plus location. A few of these are listed below.

  • Toronto Metropolitan University: Virgin Plus (inside Bell) at the Toronto Eaton Centre – 220 Yonge Street
  • University of Alberta, Edmonton: Virgin Plus inside the Kingsway Mall – 109 St. & Kingsway Ave. NW
  • Simon Fraser University: Virgin Plus (inside Bell) at the Lougheed Town Centre – 9855 Austin Ave
  • Dalhousie University: Virgin Plus inside the Halifax Shopping Centre – 7001 Mumford Road

The same is true for many of Canada’s major schools from coast to coast. For more locations near you/your school, and to find stores that offer support in languages such as Hindi, Punjabi, and Chinese, visit the Virgin Plus store locator tool.

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