The Think Local First app rewards you for exploring and shopping with local businesses in Greater Victoria, BC. Collect points as you visit places around town and redeem those points for discounts at local businesses.
Think Local First is a Victoria, BC based non-profit organization that is committed to strengthening local, independent businesses and helping consumers understand the huge beneficial impact they can make on our community by shopping at local businesses.
Create an Account
With a Think Local First account, you can collect points, and redeem them for goods or services at Rewards locations around Greater Victoria, BC.
The Explore button takes you to the map of Greater Victoria, which has pins indicating places of interest where you can collect points. Clicking on each pin on the map gives you more information about that location.
Many locations around Greater Victoria are assigned a point value, which can be collected when you are within GPS range of a location and have a connection to the internet. Pushing the “Collect Points” button while physically visiting a location will add the location’s points to your point total. To keep earning points, explore more locations. You can track your point total on Your Account page.
Once you collect enough points, those points can be redeemed for goods or services at Rewards locations in Greater Victoria. Select the place where you would like to redeem your reward. Hitting the “Redeem Rewards” button while physically at a Rewards location will bring up a key pad for the place owner to enter a code to deduct points from your point total in exchange for your reward. You must have an internet connection in order to redeem points.
Share with Friends
Find a place you want to let others know about? The Share button on each location’s page allows you to share information about that place via your social media channels.
Minor improvements and bug fixes.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.