5X The Points On Amazon.ca For Cobalt Cardmembers!

New Cardmembers: Earn 10X the points at Amazon.ca

To the point As a new Cardmember, you can earn 10x the points at Amazon.ca for a limited time!

The Cobalt Card and Amazon.ca

If you apply for this American Express Cobalt™ Card offer between November 13, 2020 and January 13, 2021, you may earn:

  • 10x the points at amazon.ca (up to $500)
  • 2,500 Membership Rewards points for each monthly billing period in which you spend $500 in purchases on your Card in your first year. This could add up to 30,000 points in a year!

You can make one single purchase transaction or cumulative purchases.

For example, here’s what you could get in November and December 2020 during your holiday shopping at amazon.ca, and your other everyday purchases with your new American Express Cobalt™ Card:

Category Purchases Points per dollar November 2020 December 2020 Total
Amazon.ca $250 10 2,500 points 2,500 points 5,000 points
Grocery, Food Delivery, Convenience Stores $250 5 1,250 points 1,250 points 2,500 points
Welcome bonus 2,500 points 2,500 points 5,000 points
Total $500 6,250 points 6,250 points 12,500 points

12,500 points = $125 for travel purchases charged to your Card (flights, hotels, Airbnb rentals, car rentals, etc.).

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And if you spend $500 a month on your Card during the first-year within the 5X categories, you’ll earn 2,500 points monthly in addition to the 2,500 points earned with your purchases! That’s more than 60,000 points in your first year, or $600! A lot of points for future travel!

Please read our full article on the American Express Cobalt™ Card, one of Canada’s best credit cards, to earn points with your everyday purchases! Besides, no minimum income is required to apply for this Card!

Not part of the offer purchases

Not eligible purchases and are excluded from this offer:

  • Amazon Business,
  • Purchase of Prime memberships through the use of points
  • Phone transactions
  • Product Ads
  • Shop with Points transactions or purchases paid for using points
  • Sell on Amazon
  • Amazon Associates
  • Publishing, Amazon Cash, and Balance Reloads

However, it is still allowed to buy a gift card on the Amazon.ca website, instead of reloading your balance 😉

Reminder: amazon.ca gift cards

Once the 10x the points offer at amazon.ca is over, you will earn 1 point per dollar. However, do you know that you could earn 5 points per dollar, anytime?

You can buy gift cards Amazon.ca with your American Express Cobalt™ Card at the grocery store (Metro, Super C) or your Couche-Tard convenience store!

Indeed, with your American Express Cobalt™ Card, you earn 5x the points for all your purchases in these shops!

Reminder: shopping portals

Finally, before you shop online on amazon.ca, don’t forget to go through one of the online shopping portals to earn:

Empty your shopping cart Amazon.ca BEFORE you go through one of these shopping portals! Otherwise, you won’t earn any points or cashback.


The American Express Cobalt™ Card is our favourite credit card in our wallet (as well as many members of the milesopedia community)!

If you don’t have this Card yet, this is the perfect time to apply for it before holiday shopping!

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Jean-Maximilien Voisine
Jean-Maximilien is an expert in Canada and France about Loyalty programs, Credit cards and Travel. He is the Founding President of Milesopedia.

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