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American Express® Aeroplan® Reserve Card

Rates and Fees

Annual Fee: $599 CAD

Bonus Miles
Bonus Points
90,000
Recommended Credit
670 - 850
Current Offer

Earn 7,500 Aeroplan points for every month that you spend $2,000 (for the first 6 months). Earn another 35,000 points when you spend $6,000 between months 13 and 16 of card holdership. Earn another 5,000 points for each additional cardholder you add at the time of application.

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All information about the American Express® Aeroplan® Reserve Card has been collected independently by Daily Drop.

Terms apply to American Express benefits and offers. Enrollment may be required for select American Express benefits and offers. Visit americanexpress.com to learn more.

90,000
Bonus Points

Earn 7,500 Aeroplan points for every month that you spend $2,000 (for the first 6 months). Earn another 35,000 points when you spend $6,000 between months 13 and 16 of card holdership. Earn another 5,000 points for each additional cardholder you add at the time of application.

All information about the American Express® Aeroplan® Reserve Card has been collected independently by Daily Drop.

Terms apply to American Express benefits and offers. Enrollment may be required for select American Express benefits and offers. Visit americanexpress.com to learn more.

For American Express products listed in this page, Eligibility and Benefit level varies by Card. Terms, Conditions, and Limitations Apply. Please visit americanexpress.com/benefitsguide for more details. Underwritten by Amex Assurance Company.

Summary

This is my personal favorite Canadian credit card. Given the popularity of Air Canada and Aeroplan, this card offers TONS of value for frequent or semi-frequent fliers. The high points earning, valuable insurance, and numerous perks like unlimited lounge access make this card a must-have for Canadians.

Earning Rewards

  • 3X points per $1 on Air Canada
  • 2X points per $1 on hotels and car rentals
  • 1.25X points per $1 on everything else

Additional Benefits

  • Unlimited access to Air Canada lounges
  • Free checked bags for you and up to 8 guests on Air Canada
  • Priority Security at YYZ airport
  • Priority check in and boarding on Air Canada flights
  • Earn 1,000 Status Qualifying Miles for every $5,000 of spend
  • Earn a Worldwide Companion Voucher when you spend $25,000 in a year
  • $100 Nexus credit every four years

Foreign Transaction Fee

  • 2.5% of transaction amount in CAD

For American Express products listed in this page, Eligibility and Benefit level varies by Card. Terms, Conditions, and Limitations Apply. Please visit americanexpress.com/benefitsguide for more details. Underwritten by Amex Assurance Company.

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American Express® Aeroplan® Business Reserve Card

American Express® Aeroplan® Business Reserve Card

American Express® Aeroplan® Business Reserve Card

100,000
Bonus Points
Earn 7,500 Aeroplan points for every month that you spend $3,000 (for the first 6 months). Earn another 45,000 points when you spend $9,000 between months 13 and 16 of card holdership. Earn another 5,000 points for each additional cardholder you add at the time of application.
100,000
Bonus Points
Earn 7,500 Aeroplan points for every month that you spend $3,000 (for the first 6 months). Earn another 45,000 points when you spend $9,000 between months 13 and 16 of card holdership. Earn another 5,000 points for each additional cardholder you add at the time of application.
This card is basically the same as the personal version. If you have a small business in Canada, this is a fantastic way to get meaningful airline benefits (like free checked bags, priority services, unlimited lounge access, etc.) for a not-so-crazy annual fee. *All information about the American Express® Aeroplan® Business Reserve Card has been collected independently by Daily Drop.
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The Platinum Card®

The Platinum Card®

The Platinum Card®

100,000
Bonus Points
Earn 70,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend $10,000 in the first 3 months. Earn another 30,000 points when you make a single purchase between months 14 and 17 of card holdership.
100,000
Bonus Points
Earn 70,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend $10,000 in the first 3 months. Earn another 30,000 points when you make a single purchase between months 14 and 17 of card holdership.
Much like its U.S. counterpart, the Amex Platinum Card is a must-have for globetrotters. It comes with premium perks, great insurance, worldwide lounge access, numerous credits, and earns points that you can transfer to many travel partners. *All information about The Platinum Card® has been collected independently by Daily Drop.
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American Express® Aeroplan® Reserve Card

CURRENT OFFER

90,000

Bonus Points

Earn 7,500 Aeroplan points for every month that you spend $2,000 (for the first 6 months). Earn another 35,000 points when you spend $6,000 between months 13 and 16 of card holdership. Earn another 5,000 points for each additional cardholder you add at the time of application.

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Rewards Summary

  • 3X points per $1 on Air Canada
  • 2X points per $1 on hotels and car rentals
  • 1.25X points per $1 on everything else

Additional Benefits

  • Unlimited access to Air Canada lounges
  • Free checked bags for you and up to 8 guests on Air Canada
  • Priority Security at YYZ airport
  • Priority check in and boarding on Air Canada flights
  • Earn 1,000 Status Qualifying Miles for every $5,000 of spend
  • Earn a Worldwide Companion Voucher when you spend $25,000 in a year
  • $100 Nexus credit every four years

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Offer History

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OFFER DETAILS
November 2020
through
Mar 2021
Earn 60,000 bonus points after spending $4,000 in the first three months of account opening.
March 2021
through
Jun 2021
Earn 80,000 bonus points after spending $4,000 in the first three months of account opening. Plus, earn a $50 statement credit on grocery store purchases.
June 2021
through
Oct 2021
Earn 100,000 bonus points after spending $4,000 in the first three months of account opening.
October 2021
through
Apr 2022
Earn 60,000 bonus points after spending $4,000 in the first three months of account opening.
April 2022
through
May 2022
Earn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening.
June 2022
through
Mar 2023
Earn 60,000 bonus points after spending $4,000 in the first three months of account opening.
April 2023
through
May 2023
Earn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening.
May 2023
through
May 2024
Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening.
May 2024
through
Jun 2024
Earn 75,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening.

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