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The Platinum Card®

Rates and Fees

Annual Fee: $799 CAD

Bonus Miles
Bonus Points
100,000
Recommended Credit
670 - 850
Current Offer

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.

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All information about The Platinum 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.

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.

All information about The Platinum 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.

Summary

Much like its counterpart in the U.S., the Amex Platinum Card is a must-have for globetrotters like me (Mike). It comes with premium perks, great insurance, worldwide lounge access, numerous credits, and earns points that you can transfer to partners like Aeroplan, British Airways, Flying Blue, Marriott, and more.

Earning Rewards

  • 2X points per $1 on dining and food delivery
  • 2X points per $1 on travel
  • 1X point per $1 on everything else

Additional Benefits

  • Unlimited access to Priority Pass, Plaza Premium, and Centurion Lounges worldwide
  • $200 annual credit to use toward travel booked through the Amex portal
  • $200 annual dining credit
  • AMAZING travel insurance
  • Transfer points to partners like Aeroplan, Marriott, British Airways, and more

Foreign Transaction Fee

  • 2.5% of transaction amount in CAD

Also consider

The Business Platinum Card™ from American Express®

The Business Platinum Card™ from American Express®

The Business Platinum Card™ from American Express®

120,000
Bonus Points
Earn 80,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend $15,000 in the first 3 months. Earn another 40,000 points when you make a single purchase between months 14 and 17 of card holdership.
120,000
Bonus Points
Earn 80,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend $15,000 in the first 3 months. Earn another 40,000 points when you make a single purchase between months 14 and 17 of card holdership.
The Amex Business Platinum is a heavy hunk of metal that opens a LOT of doors for travelers. It earns 1.25x points on EVERYTHING, comes with business-specific credits, and gives you unlimited global lounge access. *All information about the Business Platinum Card from American Express® has been collected independently by Daily Drop.
✅ Check if you're pre-approved or eligible for elevated offers using the CardMatch Tool
American Express® Gold Rewards Card

American Express® Gold Rewards Card

American Express® Gold Rewards Card

70,000
Bonus Points
Earn 5,000 Membership Rewards points for each month in which you spend $1,000 (for the first 12 months). Earn 10,000 more points when you spend a total of $4,000 on the card.
70,000
Bonus Points
Earn 5,000 Membership Rewards points for each month in which you spend $1,000 (for the first 12 months). Earn 10,000 more points when you spend a total of $4,000 on the card.
This is a great card for people who want to dabble in the Amex Membership Rewards space without needing to shell out a huge annual fee. This card earns Membership Rewards Points on all purchases and comes with a hefty signup bonus relative to its modest annual fee. *All information about the American Express® Gold Rewards Card has been collected independently by Daily Drop.
✅ Check if you're pre-approved or eligible for elevated offers using the CardMatch Tool

The Platinum Card®

CURRENT OFFER

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.

All information about The Platinum 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.

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Rewards Summary

  • 2X points per $1 on dining and food delivery
  • 2X points per $1 on travel
  • 1X point per $1 on everything else

Additional Benefits

  • Unlimited access to Priority Pass, Plaza Premium, and Centurion Lounges worldwide
  • $200 annual credit to use toward travel booked through the Amex portal
  • $200 annual dining credit
  • AMAZING travel insurance
  • Transfer points to partners like Aeroplan, Marriott, British Airways, and more

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