American Express® AIR MILES®* Platinum Credit Card

American Express® AIR MILES®* Platinum Credit Card

The best American Express AIR MILES credit card. Earn AIR MILES Reward miles on all your purchases and take advantage of American Express online offers.

Take advantage of this limited-time welcome offer!

Welcome Bonus

2,000 miles



Best For

Annual Fee


Purchase Rates

20.99 %

Cash Advance Rates

21.99 %

Balance Transfer Rates


  • 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 or, 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

Personal Income $0
Household Income $0
Annual Fee $120
First Additional Card $0
Foreign Transaction Fee 2.5%
Purchase Rates 20.99%
Cash Advance Rates 21.99%


Welcome Bonus 2,000 miles
Minimum Spending Required $1,500
Minimum Spending Timeframe 90 day(s)
Rewards Type Travel points
Transfer Partners AIR MILES
Loyalty Program AIR MILES
All Spending 0.1
Travel 0.1
Local Transport 0.2
Dining and Food delivery 0.2
Groceries 0.2
Convenience Stores 0.1
Gas 0.2
Drugstores 0.1
Office Supplies 0.1
Telecom/Internet 0.1
Entertainment 0.1
Online transactions 0.1
AIR MILES partners 0.1
Air Canada 0.1
Streaming services 0.1
Recurring Payments 0.1


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 10.5 ¢
Welcome bonus approximately $210
Points earned with purchases to get the bonus (1 mile per $5 or $10 in Card purchases) up to $31.5
Annual fee – $120
Value approximately $122



Common Carrier Travel Accident Insurance Amount $100,000
Common Carrier Travel Accident Insurance
Auto Rental Loss/Insurance - Amount MSPP $85,000
Purchase Protection - Amount $1,000
Purchase Protection - Duration 90 day(s)
Extended Warranty
Extended Warranty - Duration 1 year(s)
Insurance Document Learn More


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