Amazon Prime Day is an annual event reserved for Prime members.
Amazon Prime allows you to get free 1-2 day shipping as well as access to various services! To become a Prime member (with a 30-day trial), go here!
Bonus Membership Rewards points
Some American Express cardholders have begun receiving promotional emails related to the Amazon Prime Day event.
Here are the 2 offers received on our side.
5 Membership Rewards points / dollar with the Cobalt Card
On July 15 and 16, 5 Membership Rewards points will be available for every $1 spent on Amazon.ca, for American Express Cobaltᵐᶜ cardholders targeted by the offer who have registered their card.
The limit for this offer for the American Express Cobaltᵐᶜ card is $500. This is an opportunity to earn up to 2,500 privilege points!
And easily unlock the welcome bonus of 2,500 Membership Rewards points per month in the first year 😉
Tip: Earn 5 Membership Rewards points / dollar every day with the Cobalt Card
If you want to earn 5 Membership Rewards points per dollar for all your purchases on Amazon.ca… but also:
- Home Depot
- Petro Canada, Esso
- Gap / Old Navy / Banana Republic
- Netflix, App Store, iTunes, Google Play
Simply use your American Express Cobaltᵐᶜ card at a Metro / Super C grocery store or Couche-Tard convenience store to purchase… gift cards for these stores!
The travel hacker's credit card in Canada
We have dubbed the Cobaltᵐᶜ American Express card as the travel hacker’s favorite credit card in Canada.
The American Express Cobaltᵐᶜ Card does not require a minimum income (unlike other “Premium” cards that require $60,000 – $80,000 / year)… but has many advantages making it excellent on many fronts:
- accumulation of points in Canada
- accumulation of points abroad
- flexibility in the use of points
- American Express promotional offers
- travel insurance
3 Membership Rewards points / dollar BONUS with the Platinum Card
On July 15 and 16, it will be possible to earn 3 Membership Rewards points for every dollar spent on Amazon.ca, for those who have <a class=”thirstylink” title=”American Express PlatinumMD card targeted by the offer and who will have registered their card.
Since <has class=”thirstylink” title=”The American Express PlatinumMD card earns 1 Membership Rewards point/dollar of purchase at Amazon.ca, you will earn 4 Membership Rewards points per dollar of purchase as part of this offer.
The limit of this offer for <a class=”thirstylink” title=”American Express PlatinumMD card is $2,000. This is an opportunity to earn up to 8,000 privilege points!
The frequent flyer credit card in Canada
For travelers, there are no maps that come close to <a class=”thirstylink” title=”The PlatinumMD card from American Express.
It provides many benefits such as:
- an annual credit of $200 for travel
- unlimited access to airport lounges worldwide
- High status in many hotel loyalty programs (Hilton Honors, Marriott Bonvoy…)
- travel insurance with high coverage
In addition, this card allows you to accumulate:
- 3 Membership Rewards points / dollar for your purchases in restaurants – bars
- 2 Membership Rewards points / dollar for your travel purchases.
And it’s the only card available in Canada being… metallic!
In short, a card that every frequent traveler has in his wallet! Especially since <a class=”thirstylink” title=“the first year, all the advantages and points obtained far exceed the cost of the subscription!