Best credit cards by category
Best Credit cards For VIP Lounges
These credit cards give you access to VIP lounges at airports in Canada or abroad.
Here is a table summarizing the different offers. For more details, read on or click on the name of a card.
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 welcome offer, you can earn a Welcome Bonus of 50,000 points when you charge $7,000 in purchases to your Card in your first three months of Cardmembership.
You can use your Membership Rewards points in multiple ways:
With the Business Platinum Card® from American Express,you also get travel benefits:
- Unlimited access for you and an additional traveller to more than 1,200 airport lounges across 130 countries and counting
- Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status
- Access to the Fine Hotels & Resorts program
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.
National Bank's World Elite Mastercard®
The National Bank’s World Elite Mastercard® is the best credit card from NBC.
For a limited time, you can get a $300 cashback after $4,000 spending in the first three months. And no annual fee the first year (a $150 saving)!
You can earn up to 2 points per dollar in Card purchases, including at Costco.
Besides, you get up to $250 in travel credits per calendar year:
- Airport parking: $100
- Baggage fees: $100
- Seat selection: $50
The National Bank’s World Elite Mastercard® is a credit card to keep, year after year, for several reasons:
- it has one of the best travel and purchases credit card insurance on the market
- up to $250 travel credit per year
- Unlimited access to the National Bank Lounge at Montreal-Trudeau airport
BMO® World Elite®* Mastercard®*
The BMO® World Elite®* Mastercard®* is one of the best Mastercard credit cards with travel points in Canada.
You can get a welcome bonus of 40,000 points (285$ travel value):
- 30,000 points after you spend a minimum of $3,000 within the first 3 months
- an additional 10,000 BMO Rewards points anniversary bonus, 12 months after the Credit Card account open date
In addition, the $120 annual fee is waived in the first year!
With the BMO® World Elite®* Mastercard®*, you get 3 points for every dollar spent on:
And 2 points for every dollar you spend, Costco included!
You can redeem your BMO Rewards points on travel booked on the BMO Rewards website (flights, hotels, rental cars, all-inclusive).
The BMO® World Elite®* Mastercard®* also offers:
- 4 complimentary passes to airport VIP lounges
- Premium insurance for your travels or purchases
- Concierge services
Finally, you can combine the points you get with the two other BMO Rewards cards to save even more on your travels!
Scotiabank Passport™ Visa Infinite* Card
With the Scotiabank Passport™ Visa Infinite* Card, you get 20,000 points after only $1,000 in card purchases ($200 value).
And every year, if you charge at least $40,000 in purchases to your card, you’ll get a 10,000 annual bonus ($100 value).
With the Scotiabank Passport™ Visa Infinite* Card,you get 2 points per dollar you spend on:
The Scotiabank Passport™ Visa Infinite* Card also offers: