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Introducing the New American Express® Aeroplan®* Cards

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Here's an overview of the new American Express Aeroplan Cards. These Cards will be available on November 8, 2020.

This publication is sponsored by Amex Bank of Canada. However, the opinions and views expressed on this blog are only mine. American Express is not responsible for maintaining or controlling the accuracy of the information published on this website.

American Express Aeroplan Cards

On November 8, 2020, at the launch of the new Aeroplan program, American Express Canada will issue these three new American Express Aeroplan Cards:

  • American Express® Aeroplan®* Card
  • American Express® Aeroplan®* Reserve Card
  • American Express® Aeroplan®* Business Reserve Card
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Amex Prestige Aeroplan
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There is no income requirement to apply for one of these Cards. And you can enjoy benefits available exclusively to American Express Cardmembers through American Express® Experiences:

  • Access to virtual events in music, sports, entertainment, dining and more
  • Front of the Line®: access to presale and reserved tickets to virtual buzzworthy concerts, drive-in events, and other experiences

Waitlist Program

All three Cards will be available as of November 8, 2020.

In the meantime, you can join the Waitlist: when the new cards have arrived, you can receive bonus Aeroplan points in addition to your welcome offer if you apply for a Card by December 31, 2020:

  • 5,000 bonus Aeroplan points for the American Express® Aeroplan®* Card
  • 10,000 bonus Aeroplan points for the American Express® Aeroplan®* Reserve Card
  • 10,000 bonus Aeroplan points for the American Express® Aeroplan®* Business Reserve Card

Waitlist Offer valid for eligible applications received by American Express by December 31, 2020 through the link and RSVP code provided in the waitlist email.

Benefits on the American Express Aeroplan Cards

Here are the benefits of American Express Aeroplan Consumer Cards.

Please note that the American Express® Aeroplan®* Business Reserve Card will also be available on November 8, 2020 (and its benefits are similar to those of the consumer’s version, with different spending categories).

American Express® Aeroplan®* Card

The American Express® Aeroplan®* Card is made with 70% Reclaimed Plastic, as part of American Express’ commitment to sustainability.

Also, please note that this is a Charge Card: so there are no pre-set spending limits on purchases.

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Here are the earning rates with this Card:

  • 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
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And here are some of the benefits available to Cardmembers:

  • You and up to eight companions travelling on the same reservation will enjoy your first checked bag free (up to 23kg/50lb) when your travel originates on an Air Canada flight
  • Earn 1,000 Status Qualifying Miles and 1 Status Qualifying Segment for every $10,000 in eligible net purchases charged to your Card
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Finally, note that the American Express® Aeroplan®* Card offers two different fees for additional Cards:

  • $50 for each additional Aeroplan®* Card to share some of your Air Canada travel benefits and earn Aeroplan points faster
  • $0 for each additional Aeroplan®* No Fee Card to earn points faster

This is the perfect Card to enjoy the first checked bag for free on Air Canada flights, for you and up to 8 other passengers travelling on the same reservation!

By joining the waiting list, you could get 5,000 bonus Aeroplan points.

American Express® Aeroplan®* Reserve Card

The American Express® Aeroplan®* Reserve Card is made from precision cut and engraved 13g metal.

Amex Prestige Aeroplan

Here are the earning rates with this Card:

  • Earn 3x the points on eligible purchases made directly with Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations
  • Earn 2x the points on eligible Dining and Food Delivery purchases in Canada
  • Earn 1x the points on everything else
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This Card is perfect for Air Canada’s frequent flyers, including those connecting at Toronto Pearson International Airport, with exclusive Pearson airport perks available to American Express Cardmembers:

  • Once you’re inside the terminal, avoid the line-ups at security by accessing the Pearson Priority Security Lane located at the departure level of Terminal 1 & 3 at Toronto Pearson International Airport during peak airport operating hours
  • Get complimentary valet service at the Express Park and Daily Park at Toronto Pearson International Airport
  • Get 15% off parking rates at the Express Park and Daily Park at Toronto Pearson International Airport
  • Get 15% off Car Care Services at Toronto Pearson International Airport
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And here are some of the benefits available to Cardmembers:

  • Receive one Annual Worldwide Companion Pass when you spend $25,000 in net purchases prior to your Card anniversary date; your Pass entitles you to buy an accompanying Air Canada economy class ticket for a companion at a fixed base fare from $99 to a maximum of $599 CAD (plus taxes, fees, charges, and surcharges)
  • You and up to eight companions travelling on the same reservation can enjoy Priority Airport Check-In, Priority Boarding, and Priority Baggage Handling when you fly with Air Canada
  • Enjoy access to select Air Canada Maple Leaf LoungesTM* and Air Canada Cafes in North America, with a same day ticket on a departing Air Canada or Star Alliance flight
  • Enjoy priority access to the standby list and eUpgrades: Get prioritized on the standby waitlist for an Air Canada flight and higher priority when you request an eUpgrade
  • You and up to eight companions travelling on the same reservation will enjoy your first checked bag free (up to 23kg/50lb) when your travel originates on an Air Canada flight
  • Earn 1,000 Status Qualifying Miles and 1 Status Qualifying Segment for every $5,000 in eligible net purchases charged to your Card You can also roll over up to 200,000 unused Status Qualifying Miles (SQMs) from the prior qualification year to qualify for status the following year
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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge

Finally, note that the American Express® Aeroplan®* Reserve Card offers two additional Card fees:

  • $199 for each additional Aeroplan®* Reserve Card to share some of the Air Canada travel benefits and earn Aeroplan points faster
  • $0 for each additional Aeroplan®* Reserve No Fee Card to earn points faster

This Card is perfect for Air Canada frequent flyers,to earn 3x the points on eligible purchases made directly with Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations.

By joining the waiting list,you could get 10,000 bonus Aeroplan points.

Stay tuned for more exciting news coming to your American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card soon!

Conclusion

American Express will announce the Welcome Offers on November 8, 2020.

For more information on these new American Express Aeroplan Cards visit this page.

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