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The Best AIR MILES Credit Cards in Canada

Best AIR MILES Credit Cards

These credit cards are perfect for AIR MILES members.

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

BMO® AIR MILES® World Elite®* Mastercard®*

With this exclusive offer for the BMO® AIR MILES® World Elite®* Mastercard®*, you can earn 3,000 AIR MILES Bonus Miles after $3,000 in Card purchases, representing a $310 cash value. Besides, the $120 annual fee is waived in the first year!

With this card, you earn 3 miles for every $12 spent at participating AIR MILES Partners.

Everywhere else, you’ll earn 1 Mile for every $12 spent, including at Costco and Walmart.

And it’s the only AIR MILES credit card in Canada to offer a 15% discount on AIR MILES flights within North America with no blackout periods.

The BMO® AIR MILES® World Elite®* Mastercard®* card also offers:

  • Premium insurance for your travels or purchases
  • Double the miles for car rentals with National or Alamo
  • Concierge services

American Express® AIR MILES®* Reserve Credit Card

With this welcome offer for the American Express® AIR MILES®* Reserve Credit Card, you can earn 2,400 AIR MILES Bonus Miles.

With this Card, you earn 1 Mile for every $10 in Card purchases at AIR MILES Partners, as well as at all grocery stores, gas stations and drugstores. And 1 mile for every $15 in Card purchases everywhere else.

Besides, you automatically get the AIR MILES Onyx Elite status and once a year, when you redeem for a round-trip economy flight within the AIR MILES Reward Program, up to a maximum of 1,700 Miles, you can receive a Companion Flight for your companion to travel with you for the same itinerary.

Finally, you will receive four complimentary visits per year to more than 1,200 airport lounges around the globe.

BMO® AIR MILES® MasterCard®

American Express® AIR MILES®* Platinum Credit Card

With the American Express® AIR MILES®* Platinum Credit Card, you can earn a welcome bonus of 2,000 AIR MILES Bonus Miles. That’s enough to redeem for $210 towards your purchases with AIR MILES Cash.

With this credit card, you can earn 1 Mile for every $5 in Card purchases in:

  • grocery stores
  • Gas stations
  • restaurants and bars
  • Transit

Besides, you get an annual travel credit.

BMO® AIR MILES® Business Mastercard®*

The BMO® AIR MILES® Business Mastercard®* is particularly attractive for AIR MILES collectors who want to split personal and business expenses.

You can get a welcome bonus of 3,000 AIR MILES Bonus Miles after $5,000 in card purchases ($310 value). In addition, the $120 annual fee is waived in the first year!

You earn 1 AIR MILES Reward Mile on every $10 you spend, Costco included. And 1.25X the Miles at Shell.

With the BMO® AIR MILES® Business Mastercard®*, you are eligible to benefit from the following insurance benefits for your travels:

  • Collision Damage Waiver
  • Car Rental Personal Effects & Business Property
  • Car Rental Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Baggage & Personal Effects
  • Baggage insurance in case of delay
  • Trip Cancellation Insurance
  • Trip Interruption/Trip Delay
  • Departure flight delay insurance
  • Common Carrier Insurance

And for your purchases:

  • Extended Warranty
  • Purchase Protection

Other great offers

Frequent Asked Questions about credit cards

Here are frequently asked questions in the milesopedia community about credit cards in Canada.