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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Edvantage

Edvantage offers great rewards and discounts to Edvantage members and their families through partnerships with retailers and businesses. OTIP administers Edvantage on behalf of your group/association. With our exclusive partners, Edvantage offers great discounts, special offers and contests from the brands you love to you, our valued members.
Email us at ESupport@edvantage.ca or call and speak with one of our Edvantage customer service representatives at 1-866-750-6847.
A “Primary member” is the person who is a part of the group.
A “Secondary member” is a person who is added by a Primary member. Secondary member must be 18 years of age or older reside in the same household as the Primary member. Primary members can add up to FIVE secondary members.

Registering for an Account & Logging In

 

Need help registering for your Edvantage account? Watch our 'how-to' video for helpful tips.

 

Click the red “Log in/Register” button located at the top of the website navigation bar and complete the registration process steps. You will need to know your Edvantage number and group name.

To complete the registration process, you will receive a validation email from Edvantage. You must open the email and click the validation link to complete the registration process.” since we know some people miss that step.

If you do not know your Edvantage number, contact your group/union/association (note: your group/union/association is not Edvantage).

If you don’t know the name of your group:

•    Are you a teacher? If so, your group name is most likely your affiliate, union or association name (e.g. AEFO, ETFO, OECTA, OSSTF, etc.).
•    Are you a support staff? If so, your group name is likely your CUPE union name.
•    Are you retired? If so, your group name is likely Retired Teachers Insurance Plan (RTIP) or ARTA.
•    Do you have a previous physical Edvantage member card? If so, your group name should be listed on that physical card.

If you cannot locate the name of your group from the drop-down list on the registration page, please email us at: ESupport@edvantage.ca

The primary member must first invite the secondary member to the Edvantage program by logging in to their Edvantage account, then clicking on “Account Information”, then scrolling down the page and clicking on “Add a Secondary Member”. Then, the primary member must complete the required fields and click “Save Changes” to complete the invitation process.

The secondary member will receive an email from Edvantage inviting them to the program. They must open the email and click the “Register Now” button which will start the registration process. They must enter the primary member’s group name and Edvantage number, and then complete the registration process using their own information.

To complete the registration process, the secondary member will receive a validation email from Edvantage. They must open the email and click the validation link to complete the registration process.

Are you a teacher? If so, your group name is most likely your affiliate, union or association name (e.g. AEFO, ETFO, OECTA, OSSTF, etc.).

Are you a support staff? If so, your group name is likely your CUPE union name.

Are you retired? If so, your group name is likely Retired Teachers Insurance Plan (RTIP) or ARTA.

Do you have a previous physical Edvantage member card? If so, your group name should be listed on that physical card.

If you cannot locate the name of your group from the drop-down list on the registration page, please email us at: ESupport@edvantage.ca.

Your Edvantage number can be found on your Edvantage member card, which you can access anytime from anywhere by logging in to your Edvantage account. If you have not registered for an account and received a physical Edvantage member card prior to April 2021, your Edvantage number will be displayed on that card.

You can also contact your group, union or association for assistance.

You can view or download a copy of your card by signing in to your account on Edvantage.ca, clicking the “My Account” button, selecting “Member Card” and then clicking either “Download PDF” or “Email Card”.

If you did not receive the validation email from Edvantage, check your email’s junk/spam/promotions/other folders. If the email is not in any of those folders, email esupport@edvantage.ca for assistance.

If you have a Cogeco email address, the validation email from Edvantage was most likely blocked by Cogeco’s spam filter. You will need to either register using a different email address (i.e. not a Cogeco email address) or contact Cogeco and ask them to allow emails from admin@edvantage.ca to pass through the spam filter.

You must register with an email address. That email address is what you will use to log in to your Edvantage account so that you can access the exclusive discounts.
Click the red “Register/log in” button located at the top of the website navigation bar.

Or, after clicking on an offer, you will be prompted to log in and validate that you are an active Edvantage member by entering your email address and a password.

f you do not have a log in email address and password, you will need to create an Edvantage account. During this process, you will set-up your log in email and password and that is what you will use to access the full offer details.
OCT members will no longer have access to the Edvantage program. If you are a part of another group or association, you might have access to the Edvantage program through that group or association. Please contact your group administrator for more details.
If you are part of more than 1 group, you might receive 2 welcome emails. Please only register ONCE and use the group name, Edvantage number and email address that you are most active with. If you become inactive with that group, you may then register with your other group name, Edvantage number and email address.
Your Edvantage number will be the same as the Primary Edvantage member’s Edvantage number; secondary members do not have their own unique number since the Primary member has shared their access to the program with the secondary member.
Your Edvantage group name will be the same as the Primary Edvantage member’s Edvantage group name; secondary members do not have their own group name since the Primary member has shared their access to the program with the secondary member.
Click the “Forgot password?” link on the Edvantage member login box and complete the process
Double check that your email and password are correct. If you continue encountering difficulties logging in, we recommend clearing your cache and refreshing your page. To clear your cache, press Ctrl+F5 (PC) or Command+Option+E (Mac).

Managing your Account

Log in to your Edvantage account. On the “Account Information” page, click the red “Change password” button and complete the process.
Log in to your Edvantage account. On your “Account Information” page, scroll down to the “Secondary Members” section and click “Add a Secondary Member”, then complete the required fields. Click “Add Member” to complete the process.

Note: you can add a maximum of FIVE secondary members to your account.
Log in to your Edvantage account. On your “Account Information” page, under the “Secondary Members” section, click “Edit” or “Remove”.
The Secondary member will receive an email advising that they no longer have access to the Edvantage program. The member will not be able to log in to view the offers or view their Edvantage card.
When a Primary member is deemed ‘inactive’ by their group, that will no longer have access to the Edvantage program. In addition, any secondary member(s) that is connected to the Primary member will also be deemed ‘inactive’ and no longer have access to the Edvantage program.

Accessing the Deals

The Edvantage savings program connects members with participating partners and their offers. By purchasing a product or a service from an Edvantage partner, members agree to follow the business policies and/or agreements of that partner. If you encounter any issues with the product or service purchased, please contact the Edvantage partner directly for support.
Click “See Offers” from the top website navigation bar. Then, click on an offer that interests you. You will be prompted to log in with your email and password to see the full offer. Once you have logged in, look for the “How to take Edvantage” section for information on how to access the deals. You can also contact each partner directly with questions about their products, services or discounts.

If you do not have a log in email address and password, you will need to register for an Edvantage account. During this process, you will set-up your log in email and password and that is what you will use to access the full offer details.
No, you do not need to provide your Edvantage card or number to get a quote, but you may be asked to provide the name of your union/federation/association. If you would like to get a car or home insurance quote from OTIP (Ontario members), click here. If you would like to get a car or home insurance quote from TW Insurance Brokers (non-Ontario members), click here.

About your Edvantage Member Card

For most of our members, your union/affiliate card has served as your Edvantage member card, and some members had a separate card for Edvantage only. Your Edvantage member card is now digital and will be available online at Edvantage.ca once you have registered for an Edvantage account.

You can view or download a copy of your card by signing in to your Edvantage account, clicking the “My Account” button, clicking “Member Card” and then clicking either “Download PDF” or “Email Card”.

When you’re shopping in person at one of our partners’ stores, you may need to provide a copy of your digital Edvantage member card as proof of membership.
An Edvantage partner may ask you to show your Edvantage member card or to provide your Edvantage number (found on your Edvantage member card) at the time of purchase to be eligible for an Edvantage offer. Although this may not always be the case, if you are unable to provide proof of Edvantage membership, either by your card or by your number when asked, the price may be adjusted and the Edvantage offer may not apply.

You can view or download a copy of your card by signing in to your account on Edvantage.ca, clicking the “My Account” button, selecting “Member Card” and then clicking either “Download PDF” or “Email Card”.
You no longer need to carry a physical member card with you. You can simply log in to your account and email a digital copy of your member to yourself by clicking the “Email Card” button from the “Member Card” page of your account and save it to your mobile device. You can also download a digital copy of your member card to your mobile device by clicking the “Download PDF” button from the “Member Card” page of your account.
You do not need to request member cards from Edvantage for your spouse or children. Once you register for your Edvantage account, you can invite up to 5 secondary members through your account. The secondary members must be 18 years of age or older and reside in the same household as the Primary member. The secondary member(s) will receive and email inviting them to the program. The secondary member(s) will need to register for an Edvantage account to be eligible for the exclusive discounts. Each secondary member needs to register for their own Edvantage account and will have their own member card. Their member card can be accessed from the “Member Card” page in their account.

Secondary members do not need to carry a physical card. They can log in to their account and email a digital copy of their member to themselves by clicking the “Email Card” button from the “Member Card” page of their account and save it to their mobile device. They can also download a digital copy of their member card to their mobile device by clicking the “Download PDF” button from the “Member Card” page of their account.
Once you register for an Edvantage account, you can access your Edvantage member card from the “Member Card” page in your account. You no longer need to carry a physical member card with you. You can simply log in to your account and email a digital copy of your member to yourself by clicking the “Email Card” button from the “Member Card” page of your account and save it to your mobile device. You can also download a digital copy of your member card to your mobile device by clicking the “Download PDF” button from the “Member Card” page of your account.

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Technology

Edvantage does not have a mobile app. Any app that is currently available for download under the name "Edvantage" is not affiliated with our Edvantage program or with OTIP and is an infringement on and a violation against OTIP’s intellectual property in both name and design. Extreme caution is urged. OTIP recommends refraining from viewing and downloading the app from any source, including Google Play Store or Apple iOS Store.
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