American Express® AIR MILES®* Platinum Credit Card

American Express® AIR MILES®* Platinum Credit Card

The Best AIR MILES Credit Card for daily purchases. Earn 1 Mile for every $5 in Card purchases on food & drinks, gas & transit.

For a limited time, earn 2,000 AIR MILES Bonus Miles with this offer!

Value

$122

Welcome Bonus

2,000 Bonus Miles

Best For

Annual Fee

$120


Offer

Offer
  • New American Express® AIR MILES®* Platinum Credit Card Cardmembers, earn a Welcome Bonus of 2,000 AIR MILES®* Bonus Miles when you charge a total of $1,500 in purchases to your Card within your first three months of Cardmembership. That’s enough to redeem for $200 towards your purchases with AIR MILES®* Cash
  • Earn 1 Mile for every $5 in Card purchases, up to $30,000 annually, on eligible food & drinks, (such as eligible restaurants, coffee shops and stand-alone grocery stores), and eligible gas & transit (such as local commuter transportation including ridesharing services and taxi) in Canada.
  • Earn 1 Mile for every $10 in Card purchases everywhere else.
  • American Express® AIR MILES®* Platinum Credit Card Cardmembers can take advantage of the Annual Travel Redemption Benefit. Once per calendar year, when an eligible Cardmember uses Dream Miles with the AIR MILES Reward Program to book their first single flight or package vacation through airmiles.ca or vacations.airmiles.ca, they can get Bonus Miles equivalent to 25% of the net number of Miles used (up to a maximum of 750 Bonus Miles).
  • Shop at participating AIR MILES®* Partners®* across Canada with your Card and show your AIR MILES®* Card, and you can earn Miles twice

Fees & Conditions

Annual Fee $120
Foreign Transaction Fee 2.5%
Purchase Rates 20.99%
Cash Advance Rates 21.99%

Advantages

Welcome Bonus 2,000 Bonus Miles
Minimum Spending Required $1500
Minimum Spending Timeframe 90
Rewards Type Travel points
Loyalty Program AIR MILES
All Spending 0.1
Travel 0.1
Local Transport 0.2
Restaurants 0.2
Groceries 0.2
Convenience Stores 0.1
Gas Stations 0.2
Pharmacies 0.1
Office Supplies 0.1
Telecom/Internet 0.1
Food Delivery 0.1
Entertainment 0.1
Recurring Payments 0.1

Value

Value

For all the credit card offers, we estimate the first year Offer Value according to:

  • Value of the Cashback or Points earned with the Offer
  • Value of the Benefits or travel credits earned with the Offer
  • Annual fee offer (first-year rebate or not)

 

Offer Value calculation
for the first-year
Point Value (according to milesopedia) 10.5 ¢
Welcome Offer Value $210
Points earned with minimum purchases to get the Welcome Offer
(1 Mile for every $5 to $10 in Card purchases)
$32
Annual fee – $120
Estimated Value ≈ $122

 

Insurance

Common Carrier Travel Accident Insurance
Common Carrier Travel Accident Insurance Amount $100000
Common Carrier Travel Accident Insurance Details Up to $100,000 of Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance covers you, your spouse and dependent children under the age of 23 when any of you travel on a common carrier (plane, train, bus or ship) and charge your tickets to your card. Supplementary Cardmembers, their spouses and dependent children under age 23 are also covered.
Auto Rental Loss/Insurance
Auto Rental Loss/Insurance - Amount MSPP $85000
Auto Rental Loss/Insurance - Details Save money when travelling with the Car Rental Theft and Damage Insurance included on your card. This coverage provides compensation for theft, loss and damage up to the actual cash value of a rental car with an MSRP of up to $85,000, in its model year. To take advantage of this protection, simply decline the Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) or similar option offered by the car rental company, and fully charge your rental to your card. There’s no additional charge for this coverage, and you save yourself the daily insurance fee (usually $16 to $23 per day) charged by the car rental company.
Purchase Protection
Purchase Protection - Duration 90
Purchase Protection - Amount $1000
Purchase Protection - Details You can be insured for eligible items charged to your Card for 90 days from the date of purchase in the event of accidental physical damage or theft for up to $1,000 per occurrence (for all purchased items combined).
Extended Warranty
Extended Warranty - Details Your coverage can automatically extend the manufacturer’s original warranty up to one additional year when you fully charge eligible items to your Card.
Extended Warranty - Duration 1
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