Aeroplan Cards

The Best Aeroplan Credit Cards in Canada in August 2021

Best Aeroplan Credit cards

With the cards below, you can earn Aeroplan points directly or indirectly (by points transfer).

Here is a table summarizing the different offers. For more details, read on or click on the name of a card.

American Express® Aeroplan®* Card

With this welcome offer for the American Express® Aeroplan®* Card, you can earn up to 40,000 Aeroplan points and an Air Canada Buddy Pass.

Here’s how:

  • 10,000 Aeroplan points and a bonus Buddy Pass after $1,500 in Card purchases within the first 3 months
  • 2,500 Aeroplan Points per month, after $500 in Card purchases per month for the first 12 months or 30,000 Aeroplan Points

Remember, you can convert the Air Canada Buddy Pass into 30,000 Aeroplan Points if you wish. So you could earn up to 70,000 Aeroplan points with this welcome offer.

With this Card, you earn 2X the points on purchases made directly with Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations.

And 1.5x the points on Dining and Food Delivery purchases in Canada. Anywhere else, you will earn 1X the points.

Enjoy your first checked bag free (up to 23kg/50lb) for up to 9 people travelling on the same reservation on Air Canada®* flights.

American Express®* Aeroplan® Reserve Card

With this welcome offer for the American Express® Aeroplan®* Reserve Card, you can earn up to 90,000 Aeroplan points and an Air Canada Buddy Pass.

Here’s how:

  • 30,000 Aeroplan points and a bonus Buddy Pass after $3,000 in Card purchases within the first 3 months
  • 5,000 Aeroplan Points per month, after $1,000 in Card purchases per month for the first 12 months, or 60,000 Aeroplan Points

Remember, you can convert the Air Canada Buddy Pass into 30,000 Aeroplan Points if you wish. So you could earn up to 120,000 Aeroplan points with this welcome offer.

With this Card, you earn 3X the points on purchases made directly with Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations.

And 2x the points on Dining and Food Delivery purchases in Canada. Anywhere else, you will earn 1X the points.

With this Card, you’ll enjoy Air Canada Travel benefits like access to Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges, priority check-in, priority boarding and priority baggage handling.

Enjoy your first checked bag free (up to 23kg/50lb) for up to 9 people travelling on the same reservation on Air Canada®* flights.

Platinum Card®

The Platinum Card® is the best premium Card in Canada for travellers.

With this welcome offer, you can earn up to 80,000 Membership Rewards points.

Here’s how:

  • 65,000 Membership Rewards points after $6,000 in Card purchases within the first 3 months
  • 15,000 Membership Rewards points if you make a purchase within 14 to 17 months of joining

With this card, you get:

  • 3 points per dollar on dining purchases
  • 2 points per dollar on travel purchases
  • 1 point per dollar on all other purchases

You can use your Membership Rewards points in multiple ways:

  • Transfer points to frequent flyer programs (Aeroplan, British Airways Executive Club, Delta Skymiles, etc.)
  • Transfer points to hotel programs (Hilton Honors, Marriott Bonvoy)
  • Redeem points for statement credits to offset any travel purchase charged to your Card (1,000 points = $10)
  • Redeem points for statement credits towards other purchases (1,000 points = $10)
  • And more!

With this Card, you also have advantages for your travels:

  • $200 Annual Travel Credit
  • Unlimited access for you and an additional traveller to more than 1,200 airport lounges across 130 countries
  • Hilton Honors Gold Elite status (complimentary breakfast at all Hilton hotels)
  • Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status
  • Access to the Fine Hotels & Resorts program

Finally, the Platinum Card® comes with premium insurance: Car Rental Theft and Damage, $500,000 Travel Accident, Emergency medical insurance (outside the province or country), Lost or Stolen Baggage, Flight delay insurance and misdirected baggage, Hotel or motel burglary, Purchase Protection® Plan, Buyer’s Assurance® Protection Plan.

TD® Aeroplan® Visa Infinite* Card

With the TD® Aeroplan® Visa Infinite* Card, you earn 1.5 points for every $1 spent on eligible:

  • Grocery stores
  • Gas stations
  • Air Canada purchases, including Air Canada Vacations

With the TD® Aeroplan® Visa Infinite* Card, you can get:

  • A welcome bonus of 10,000 Aeroplan points when you make your first purchase with your new card
  • 10,000 additional Aeroplan points and a bonus Buddy Pass (different rules depending on your province of residence)
  • An annual fee rebate for the primary cardholder (instead of $139)
  • Annual fee rebate for the first year for up to 3 additional cardholders (instead of $75 per additional card )
  • $100 NEXUS fee rebate
  • Up to eight passengers travelling on the same reservation will all enjoy their first checked bag free (up to 23kg/50lb) when your travel originates on an Air Canada flight.

To receive the first-year annual fee rebate, you must activate your Card and make your first Purchase on the Account within the first 3 months after Account opening and you must add your Additional Cardholders by August 17, 2021.

For Quebec Residents only: To receive the additional bonus 10,000 Aeroplan points and the bonus Buddy Pass, you must keep your Account open, active and in good standing for 90 days after Account opening. More Info here.

For Residents outside of Quebec: To receive the additional bonus 10,000 Aeroplan points and the bonus Buddy Pass, you must make $1,000 in net Purchases (less any returns and credits) on your Account, including your first Purchase, within 90 days of Account opening. More Info here.

TD® Aeroplan® Visa Infinite Privilege* Card

With the TD® Aeroplan® Visa Infinite Privilege* Card, you earn 1.5 points for every $1 spent on eligible:

  • Grocery stores
  • Gas stations
  • Travel purchases
  • Dining

And 2 points for every $1 spent on Air Canada purchases, including Air Canada Vacations. Everywhere else, you will earn 1.25 points per dollar.

With the TD® Aeroplan® Visa Infinite Privilege* Card, you can get:

  • A welcome bonus of 20,000 Aeroplan points when you make your first purchase with your new card
  • 30,000 additional Aeroplan points and a bonus Buddy Pass (different rules depending on your province of residence)
  • $100 NEXUS fee rebate
  • Access to Air Canada Maple Leaf lounges
  • 6 annual visits to Priority Pass airport lounges
  • Up to eight passengers travelling on the same reservation will all enjoy their first checked bag free (up to 23kg/50lb) when your travel originates on an Air Canada flight.

For Quebec Residents only: To receive the additional bonus 20,000 Aeroplan points and the bonus Buddy Pass, you must keep your Account open, active and in good standing for 90 days after Account opening. More Info here.

For Residents outside of Quebec: To receive the additional bonus 30,000 Aeroplan points and the bonus Buddy Pass, you must make $1,000 in net Purchases (less any returns and credits) on your Account, including your first Purchase, within 90 days of Account opening. More Info here.

American Express® Aeroplan®* Business Reserve Card

With this welcome offer for the American Express® Aeroplan®* Business Reserve Card, you can earn up to 90,000 Aeroplan points and an Air Canada Buddy Pass.

Here’s how:

  • 30,000 Aeroplan points and a bonus Buddy Pass after $5,000 in Card purchases within the first 3 months
  • 5,000 Aeroplan Points per month, after $2,000 in Card purchases per month for the first 12 months, or 60,000 Aeroplan Points

Remember, you can convert the Air Canada Buddy Pass into 30,000 Aeroplan Points if you wish. So you could earn up to 120,000 Aeroplan points with this welcome offer.

With this Card, you earn 3X the points on purchases made directly with Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations. And 2X the points on hotels and car rentals. Anywhere else, you will earn 1X the points.

With this Card, you’ll enjoy Air Canada Travel benefits like access to Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges, priority check-in, priority boarding and priority baggage handling.

Enjoy your first checked bag free (up to 23kg/50lb) for up to 9 people travelling on the same reservation on Air Canada®* flights.

Business Platinum Card® from American Express

With the Business Platinum Card® from American Express, you earn 1.25 Membership Rewards points for virtually every $1 in purchases.

With this exceptional welcome offer, you can earn 75,000 points when you charge $7,000 in purchases to your Card in your first 3 months of Cardmembership. That’s 75,000 Aeroplan points.

You can use your Membership Rewards points in multiple ways:

  • Transfer points to frequent flyer programs (Aeroplan, British Airways Executive Club, Delta Skymiles, etc.)
  • Transfer points to hotel programs (Hilton Honors, Marriott Bonvoy)
  • Redeem points for statement credits to offset any eligible purchase charged to your Card (1,000 points = $10)
  • And more!

With the Business Platinum Card® from American Express,you also get travel benefits:

With this Card you can maximize your cash flow with up to 55 interest free days.

Finally, the Business Platinum Card® from American Express comes with premium insurance: Car Rental Theft and Damage, $500,000 Travel Accident, Emergency medical insurance (outside the province or country), Lost or Stolen Baggage, Flight delay insurance and misdirected baggage, Hotel or motel burglary, Purchase Protection® Plan, Buyer’s Assurance® Protection Plan.

TD® Aeroplan® Visa Platinum* Card

With the TDMD AeroplanMD Visa Platinum* Card, you earn 1 point for every $1 spent on eligible:

  • Grocery stores
  • Gas stations
  • Air Canada purchases, including Air Canada Vacations

With the TD® Aeroplan® Visa Platinum* Card, you can get:

  • A welcome bonus of 10,000 Aeroplan points when you make your first purchase with your new card
  • 10,000 additional Aeroplan points and a bonus Buddy Pass (different rules depending on your province of residence)
  • An annual fee rebate for the primary cardholder (instead of $89)

To receive the first-year annual fee rebate, you must activate your Card and make your first Purchase on the Account within the first 3 months after Account opening and you must add your Additional Cardholders by August 17, 2021.

For Quebec Residents Only: To receive the additional bonus 10,000 Aeroplan points, you must keep your Account open, active and in good standing for 90 days after Account opening. More Info here.

For Residents outside of Quebec: To receive the additional bonus 10,000 Aeroplan points, you must make $1,000 in net Purchases (less any returns and credits) on your Account, including your first Purchase, within 90 days of Account opening. More Info here.

American Express® Business Gold Rewards Card®

With the American Express® Business Gold Rewards Card®, you earn up to 2 Membership Rewards points per dollar on your purchases.

With this exceptional welcome offer, you can earn 50,000 points when you charge $5,000 in purchases to your Card in your first 3 months of Cardmembership. That’s 50,000 Aeroplan Points.

With this Card you can earn:

  • 2 points per dollar on purchases from 3 suppliers you choose from a list (Petro-Canada, Plastiq, Best Buy, etc.)
  • 1 point per dollar on all other purchases

You can then use your points in many ways:

  • Statement credit for travel purchases
  • Statement credit for all purchases
  • Transfer to partner programs (Aeroplan, British Airways Executive Club, Delta Skymiles, Marriott Bonvoy, Hilton Honors, etc.).
  • Book your flight with American Express Travel at a special rate

Also, as a Cardmember, you benefit from many benefits such as up to 55 interest-free days to maximize your cash flow

Finally, you are covered with reliable insurance for your travels and purchases.

Like most American Express Cards, there is no minimum income requirement to apply for this Card.

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