Rewards Program Page

Classic Awards

Rewards Program Information

Program Benefits

  • Receive a $25 Appreciation Dividend when members earn 500 points
  • Birthday bonus day
  • Members-only offers
  • No annual fee
Benefits Chart By Status: RewardRed StatusPlatinum StatusBlack Status

$25 Appreciation Dividends at 500 points

Receive a $25 Appreciation Dividend when members earn 500 points

Yes Yes Yes

Points per $1 spent

Earn points on every Talbots merchandise, gift card and e-gift card purchase .5 1 1.25

% Rewards

Savings for every 500 points earned and $25 Appreciation Dividend awarded 2.5% 5% 6.25%

Birthday Bonus

Members celebrate their birthday in style - enjoy a discount on Talbots purchases for one full day during birthday month 10% 15% 15%

Double Points Events

Earn points faster during these special events throughout the year Yes Yes Yes

Special Offers

Enjoy exclusive offers, events and services by being a Classic Awards member Yes Yes Yes

No Annual Fee

The Talbots Charge card has no annual fee Yes YesYes

Exclusive Offers for Talbots Charge holders

Exclusive offers for Talbots Charge customers throughout the year  YesYes

Complimentary Shipping Certificate

Free shipping on all catalog and talbots.com purchases through Dec. 31, 2011   Yes
Year-End Point RolloverRoll any unused points into the following year's account to count towards next Appreciation Dividend   Yes

Rewards Without a Credit Card?

Yes

How to Earn

Classic Award Red members are not required to have a credit card in order to accumulate points

All Levels (Base):

  • $25 appreciation dividends at 500 points
  • Double points events
  • Special offers

Red:

  • .5 point per dollar spent
  • 10% birthday bonus

Platinum:

  • 1 point per dollar spent
  • 15% birthday bonus

Black:

  • 1.25 points per dollar spent
  • 15% birthday bonus
  • Free shipping on first purchase through catalog or talbots.com
  • Year-end point rollover

How to Redeem

Redeeming a birthday bonus

  • Online:
    • Apply the Birthday Bonus offer during the checkout process, at Billing and Promotions
  • By Phone:
    • Members should let a Personal Shopper know about the Birthday Bonus savings card to apply to their order when shopping from Talbot stores
    • The Classic Awards Birthday Bonus is a savings opportunity good on all Talbots merchandise purchases for one full day in Talbots stores, through their catalog or online during the member's birthday month
      • Once individuals have registered their birth month, they'll receive an exclusive birthday greeting and savings card at the beginning of the month
    • The Birthday Bonus is available only to Classic Awards members residing in the United States, including U.S. Territories, and in Canada
    • The Birthday program may be modified or discontinued at any time
    • Associates of Talbots and its affiliates, and their immediate family members, are not eligible
    • Retirees and corporate accounts of Talbots and its affiliates are also not eligible
    • Birthday savings cards have no cash value and are not transferable

$25 Appreciation Dividend:

  • Classic Awards members receive a $25 Appreciation Dividend upon earning 500 points within a calendar year
  • Appreciation Dividends can be redeemed for one calendar year past the issuance date

  • $25 Appreciation Dividends can be used toward any future Talbots merchandise purchase of $25 or more
  • $25 Appreciation Dividends are mailed at the end of each month; they will also appear in members online Classic Awards accounts as soon as they have been mailed
  • Appreciation Dividends are awarded on the basis of points earned on net purchases made with a Talbots Charge or a Classic Awards Red card
    • Net purchases include all Talbots merchandise, gift card and e-gift card purchases minus returned merchandise, refunds and other adjustments; net purchases also exclude taxes and shipping and handling charges
  • Appreciation Dividends:
    • May be redeemed for 1 calendar year past their issuance date online, through the catalog and in-store
    • Are redeemable toward any Talbots merchandise purchase equal to or greater than the dividend value
    • May not be used toward payment on Talbots Charge account
    • May not be used to purchase e-gift cards or gift cards
    • Have no cash value
    • Are nonrefundable
    • Are not transferable

How to use Appreciation Dividends:

  • Online:
    • Apply the Classic Awards Appreciation Dividend(s) offer during the online checkout process
  • By phone:
    • Members can let their Personal Shopper know that they have Classic Awards Appreciation Dividend(s) to apply to their order; they will request from members the Appreciation Dividend number(s) to apply to their order
  • In Stores:
    • Present the Appreciation Dividend(s) received in the mail, to their Associate

Bonus Offers Info

  • Talbots Charge customers (Platinum or Black status) receive special offers throughout the year.

Enrollment Bonus?

No

Elite Status?

Yes

Elite Status Benefits

All Levels (Base):

  • $25 appreciation dividends at 500 points
  • Double points events
  • Special offers

Red:

  • .5 point per dollar spent
  • 10% birthday bonus

Platinum:

  • 1 point per dollar spent
  • 15% birthday bonus

Black:

  • 1.25 points per dollar spent
  • 15% birthday bonus
  • Free shipping on first purchase through catalog or talbots.com
  • Year-end point rollover

Elite Status Qualifications

Red

Just sign up

Platinum

Apply for a Talbots Charge

Black

A Talbots Charge holder must spend $1000 in a calendar year to achieve Black status

Free Shipping?

Yes*
Base
Red
Platinum
Black

Free Shipping Info

  • Receive free shipping on one catalog or talbots.com purchase per year, once members have attained Black status

Points never Expire?

Yes*
Base
Red
Platinum
Black

Expiration of Points Info

  • Points accumulated by Red and Platinum members that do not qualify for an Appreciation Dividend will be retained for the balance of the calendar year and will expire on December 31
  • Points accumulated by Black members that do not qualify for an Appreciation Dividend will be retained and carryover to the following year
    • However, they will expire December 31 of that year if they do not spend $1,000 on their Talbots Charge during that calendar year
    • Only Classic Awards Black members enjoy the benefit of point rollover at year-end
    • At midnight on December 31, any points less than 500 will roll over into the following year
    • Instead of starting the year with a zero balance, members will keep any points they earned the previous calendar year

Unlimited Rewards Earning?

Yes

Max Earning Cap Info

  • No matter how many points members have, once each month Talbots will issue $25 Appreciation Dividend for each set of 500 points.  No limit.

Sponsoring Companies

Current Promotions

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