American Express Platinum Card®

American Express Platinum Card®

The Premium Card from American Express. Earn up to 3 points per dollar and unlimited access for 2 to airport VIP lounges.

Value

$754

Welcome Bonus

50,000 points

Best For

Annual Fee

$699


Offer

Offer

Unlock special experiences with the Platinum Card

  • As a New Platinum® Card Cardmember, you could earn 50,000 Welcome Bonus points when you charge $3,000 in purchases to your Card in the first three months of Cardmembership
  • Earn 3 points for every $1 in Card purchases on eligible dining in Canada, 2 points for every $1 in Card purchases on eligible travel, and 1 point for every $1 in all other Card purchases
  • You will have access to a $200 CAD Annual Travel Credit to use towards any single travel booking of $200 or more charged to your Platinum Card and made on www.americanexpress.ca/travel or through Platinum Card® Travel Service
  • Take full advantage of The American Express Global Lounge Collection™ which unlocks access to over 1200 airport lounges worldwide. This includes The Centurion® Lounge network, Plaza Premium Lounges, and hundreds of other domestic and international lounges designed to enhance your travel experience
  • Enjoy complimentary benefits that offer an average value of $550 USD at over 1,000 extraordinary properties worldwide when you book Fine Hotels & Resorts
  • Platinum Cardmembers can enjoy access to special events and unique opportunities
  • Enjoy premium benefits at the Toronto Pearson Airport such as discounts on parking
  • You will also have access to many leading hotel and car rental companies’ loyalty programs. Our partners include Marriott International, Hilton Hotels and Resorts, Radisson Hotel Group, Hertz® and Avis®
  • As a Charge Card, the balance must always be paid in full each month. 30% annual interest rate applies to balances not paid in full. Payments must be received and processed by the date of the next monthly statement to avoid interest charges

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Fees & Conditions

Annual Fee $699
First Additional Card $175
Other Additional Card $175
Foreign Transaction Fee 2.5%

Advantages

Welcome Bonus 50,000 points
Minimum Spending Required $3000
Minimum Spending Timeframe 90 day(s)
Rewards Type Travel points
Transferable Points
Transfer Partners American Express Membership Rewards
Loyalty Program American Express Membership Rewards
All Spending 1
Travel 2
Local Transport 1
Dining and Food delivery 3
Groceries 1
Convenience Stores 1
Gas 1
Drugstores 1
Office Supplies 1
Telecom/Internet 1
Entertainment 1
Recurring Payments 1
Concierge
Travel Credits
Lounge Annual Visits included 99

Value

Value

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)
Calculation of the offer’s value in the first year
Value per point 1.7 ¢
Welcome bonus approximately $850
Points earned with purchases to get the bonus (1 to 3 points per dollar) up to $153
Unlimited access to airport lounges (an estimated $250 value per year) $250
200 annual travel credit $200
Annual fee – $699
Value approximately $754

Insurance

Common Carrier Travel Accident Insurance Amount $500000
Flight Delay Insurance Amount $1000
Delayed Baggage Amount $1000
Lost/Stolen Baggage Insurance Amount $1000
Trip Cancellation Insurance Amount Per Person $2500
Trip Interruption Insurance Amount Per Person $2500
Travel medical insurance up to 64 years old - Amount $5000000
Travel medical insurance up to 64 years old - Duration 15 day(s)
Auto Rental Loss/Insurance - Amount MSPP $85000
Hotel/Motel Burglary Insurance - Amount $1000
Purchase Protection - Amount $1000
Purchase Protection - Duration 120 day(s)
Medical Travel Insurance
Extended Warranty
Extended Warranty - Duration 1 year(s)
Insurance Document Learn More

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