American Express® Aeroplan®* Card

American Express® Aeroplan®* Card

One of the Best Aeroplan Credit Cards from American Express. Earn Aeroplan points on all your purchases and get exclusive benefits with Air Canada.

Earn up to 40,000 points and a bonus Buddy Pass with this welcome offer.

Welcome Bonus

Up to 40,000 points + bonus Buddy Pass



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  • New American Express® Aeroplan®* Cardmembers can earn up to a total of 40,000 welcome bonus Aeroplan points and a bonus Buddy Pass:
    • Earn 10,000 Aeroplan points and a bonus Buddy Pass for an eligible round-trip flight within North America after spending $1,500 in purchases within the first three months of Cardmembership
    • Plus, you can also earn 2,500 Aeroplan points for each monthly billing period in which you spend $500 in purchases on your Card for the first twelve months of Cardmembership. That could add up to 30,000 Aeroplan points
    • With a bonus Buddy Pass, you can bring a friend anywhere Air Canada®* flies in North America. On the second ticket, you only pay the taxes and third-party charges
    • New Cardmembers: Earn up to $1,200 in value within your first year. Spend applies to bonus point offers valued at up to $800
  • Eligible cardmembers get a FREE Uber Pass membership for 6 months. Including unlimited $0 delivery fee on eligible restaurant orders of $15 or more, 5% off eligible restaurant orders over $15, and exclusive Rides Perks
  • Earn 2x the points on eligible purchases made directly with Air Canada®* and Air Canada vacations®*
  • Earn 1.5x the points on eligible Dining and Food Delivery purchases in Canada*
  • Earn 1x the points on everything else*
  • Enjoy your first checked bag free (up to 23kg/50lb) for up to 9 people travelling on the same reservation on Air Canada®* flights
  • Earn 1,000 Status Qualifying Miles and 1 Status Qualifying Segment for every $10,000 in eligible net purchases charged to your Card
  • As an American Express Aeroplan Cardmember, you can often book flight rewards for even fewer points with preferred pricing
  • American Express® Experiences: From music and movies, to specially curated dining and online shopping opportunities, stay connected with all that we have to offer from the comfort of your own home
  • Enjoy an array of travel related insurance benefits such as Lost or Stolen Baggage Insurance and up to $500,000 in Travel Accident Insurance
  • 24/7 Customer Service and Emergency Card Replacement
  • As part of our commitment to sustainability, the American Express® Aeroplan®* Card has been made with 70% reclaimed plastic.
  • No pre-set spending limit on purchases gives you flexibility. Using a charge card is a great way to manage your finances as the balance must be paid in full each month*

Fees & Conditions

Personal Income $0
Household Income $0
Annual Fee $120
First Additional Card $50
Other Additional Card $50
Foreign Transaction Fee 2.5%


Welcome Bonus Up to 40,000 points + bonus Buddy Pass
Minimum Spending Required $6,000
Minimum Spending Timeframe 365 day(s)
Rewards Type Airlines
Transfer Partners Aeroplan
Loyalty Program Aeroplan
All Spending 1
Travel 1
Local Transport 1
Dining and Food delivery 1.5
Groceries 1
Convenience Stores 1
Gas 1
Drugstores 1
Office Supplies 1
Telecom/Internet 1
Entertainment 1
Online transactions 1
AIR MILES partners 1
Air Canada 2
Streaming services 1
Recurring Payments 1


We estimate the value of the welcome offer during the first year for all the credit card offers. Are taken into consideration:

  • The value of cash back or points earned
  • The value of the benefits or credits earned with the Card
  • The annual fee value (offered or not)

More info on our points and miles evaluation page.

Calculation of the offer’s value in the first year
Value per point 2.0 ¢
Welcome bonus $800
Air Canada Buddy Pass ≈ $350
Annual fee $120
Value $1,030


Common Carrier Travel Accident Insurance Amount $500,000
Flight Delay Insurance Amount $500
Delayed Baggage Amount $500
Lost/Stolen Baggage Insurance Amount $500
Auto Rental Loss/Insurance - Amount MSPP $85,000
Hotel/Motel Burglary Insurance - Amount $500
Purchase Protection - Amount $1,000
Purchase Protection - Duration 90 day(s)
Extended Warranty
Extended Warranty - Duration 1 year(s)
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