Standing behind the velvet rope, I stepped on tiptoes, craning my neck for a better look. The attendant at the door frowned slightly, shifting to the right to block my view. I crossed my arms at my chest, silently willing him to move aside so I could once again peek through the door. I heard the deep laughter mixed with clinking glasses. I felt the pulsating beat of music escaping onto the sidewalk. I saw the onyx walls alternating between dark and dangerous, with every flash of a strobe light.
Determined, I adjusted my facial expression from surly to sultry. Smiling at the attendant, I asked:
“So, what can I do to hasten my entry tonight?”
He looked at me shrewdly, and then, leaning forward, whispered: “How much have you got?”
I leaned forward boldly, aware that to enter the world of Onyx, there is only one thing I had to do.
I had to keep being me.
“Six thousand,” I stated quietly, raising my eyebrows in challenge.
With a lop-sided grin, he retreated and released the velvet rope. Taking a deep breath, I stepped through the threshold, my eyes adjusting to the dark with ease as my gaze shifted from side to side.
The World of Onyx.
And that, is how I was introduced to AIR MILES’ Onyx program: a way to thank their best Collectors with exclusive benefits, including personal shopper service, discounts on flight and merchandise rewards as well as priority customer service, to name just a few. An event held recently in Toronto announced the program for high-earning Collectors who earn 6,000 AIR MILES reward miles during one calendar year (from January 1 – December 31). So, keep doing what you’re doing, collecting those reward miles and living life. …