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American Express Cobalt® Card

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Rates and Fees

Bonus Miles
Bonus Points
15,000
Recommended Credit
670 - 850
Annual Fee
$155.88
Current Offer

Earn 1,250 Membership Rewards points for every month you spend $750 (for the first 12 months).

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Summary

This is certainly one of the best starter cards for Canadians. Not only does it have a low monthly fee, but it also earns valuable Membership Rewards points that can be transferred to airline and hotel programs. It's a valuable card without the high price tag or fuss of a premium card. The highlight of the card is that it earns 5X points on ALL eats and drinks including groceries, dining, bars, and even some gas stations/convenience stores. It's great for racking up a lot of points!

Earning Rewards

  • 5X points per $1 on dining and food delivery
  • 3X points per $1 on streaming services
  • 2X points per $1 on travel
  • 1x points per $1 on everything else

Additional Benefits

  • Transfer your points to airline and hotel partners
  • Amex offers for various merchants
  • Monthly fee instead of annual fee

Foreign Transaction Fee

  • 2.5% of transaction amount in CAD

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