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Charge Cards differ to Credit Cards as they give you the financial flexibility of no pre-set spending limit1, and allow you flexibility when spending. Using a Charge Card is a great way to manage your finances as the balance must be paid in full each month. Your purchases are approved based on a variety of factors, including your credit record, account history and personal resources.
It's also rewarding because the American Express Charge Card lets you maximize your rewards points earning potential. American Express Gold Rewards and Platinum Cardmembers also have the option of transferring points to one of several frequent guest programs such as Starwood Preferred Guest SM and Hilton HHonors® as well as frequent flyer or loyalty programs including Aeroplan®*,2 Delta SkyMiles®, and Avios®3. What's more, indulge a passion for shopping with gift cards from many premium retailers including Holt Renfrew, Banana Republic, Birks and Restoration Hardware.
When it comes to using your points, you will have access to a wide range of travel, dining, entertainment and retail rewards selected to suit even the most discerning taste.
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American Express Cardmembers can purchase tickets to many sought-after events before they go on sale to the general public. During the specified sale period, tickets are available exclusively to all American Express® Cardmembers.4
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An American Express Charge Card offers you:
The range of benefits and cover varies from Card to Card, so do have a good look to see exactly what each Card has to offer. Explore your options further by browsing the list of Cards in the menu to the left, or use the 'Compare these Cards' button near the top of this page to view all our American Express Charge Cards.
Your life doesn’t keep regular office hours, so neither do we. If you want us, there is always someone local to speak with you, 24/7, about whatever you need big or small. Wherever you are in the world.
Lose your Card? Don’t lose any sleep. If your Card is ever lost or stolen, we’ll arrange to get you a new one as soon as possible. If it happens in a remote location, arrangements can be made to have a Card waiting at a point along your way.
Use the American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Card online or off, and you won't be held responsible for any fraudulent charges, as long as you've taken reasonable care to protect your account details and PIN.
With Online Services from American Express, you can stay on top of your account. Check statements, set account alerts and more while you’re on the go.
To save time, check here to see if you meet our standard eligibility criteria:
Some Cards may have additional specific eligibility criteria, and you will be asked to provide employment, income and bank account information in order to submit your application.
Once you have found the American Express Charge Card that suits you best, make sure you read the important information, then hit the 'Apply now' button to begin the application process. At this stage, you can decide how you'd like your name to appear on your Card, and choose optional additional benefits.
5. This offer is only available to new American Express® Gold Rewards Cardmembers. For current or former American Express® Gold Rewards Cardmembers, we may approve your application, but you will not be eligible for the welcome bonus. Offer subject to change. To qualify for the Welcome Bonus you must have at least $500 in net purchases posted to your account in your first 3 months of Card Membership. Account must be in good standing. Please allow up to eight weeks for the Welcome Bonus to be awarded. 25,000 Membership Rewards Points = 25,000 Aeroplan Miles. As per Aeroplan's current reward chart, 25,000 Aeroplan Miles are currently enough for a round-trip long-haul flight reward in economy class within Canada or to the Continental US with Aeroplan ClassicFlight Rewards (applicable fees and taxes are additional). Reward seat availability is capacity controlled and is subject to seasonality of demand. Please visit aeroplan.com for details.
6. This offer is only available to new Platinum® Card Cardmembers. For current or former Platinum® Card Cardmembers, we may approve your application, but you will not be eligible for the welcome bonus. Account must be in good standing. Offer subject to change. To qualify for the 50,000 Bonus Membership Rewards points, you must have at least $1,000 in net purchases posted to your account in your first 3 months of Cardmembership. Purchases must be posted to your account on or before your three month anniversary date. Please allow up to six weeks for the welcome Bonus to be awarded.
7. This offer is only available to new American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Gold Cardmembers. For current or former American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Gold Cardmembers, we may approve your application, but you will not be eligible for the welcome bonus. Offer subject to change. Account must be in good standing. To qualify for the 25,000 Bonus Aeroplan®* Miles, you must have at least $500 in net purchases posted to your account on or before your three month anniversary date. Please allow up to eight weeks from the date the bonus miles were earned for the bonus to be awarded.
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