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American Express® Gold Rewards Card

Earn a Welcome Bonus of 25,000 Membership Rewards® points1
Annual Fee $150
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Card Type
Charge Card
Annual fee
$150*
Supplementary Cards
Your first Supplementary Card is FREE. Each additional Card is $50 annually15

Key Benefits

WELCOME BONUS OFFER

New American Express® Gold Rewards Cardmembers, earn a Welcome Bonus of 25,000 Membership Rewards® points when you charge $1,500 in purchases to your Card in your first 3 months of Cardmembership.1

USE POINTS FOR PURCHASES

Charge an eligible purchase to your Card then log in to redeem your points for a statement credit.5

FIXED POINTS TRAVEL PROGRAM

Use points to book flights within Canada or to anywhere in the world with the Fixed Points Travel Program.21

TRANSFER POINTS TO OTHER FREQUENT TRAVEL PROGRAMS

Transfer your points instantly 1:1 to Aeroplan®*4. You can also transfer your points to other frequent flyer and hotel rewards programs like Delta SkyMiles®, Asia Miles19, Etihad Guest20, Starwood Preferred Guest® and more.3

Rewards

Travel wherever, whenever, however you want. YES!
  • Earn 2 points for every $1 in Card purchases on eligible travel and everyday purchases2
  • Earn 1 point for every $1 in Card purchases everywhere else2
  • Earn 1 additional Membership Rewards point for every $1 you charge to your American Express® Gold Rewards Card on eligible hotel or car rental bookings made with American Express Travel at americanexpress.ca/travel.16
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Travel

Enjoy great benefits while you travel
    The Hotel Collection17 from American Express®
    American Express® Gold Rewards Card brings fantastic benefits at more than 330 participating hotels and resorts in more than 40 different countries. The Hotel Collection benefits include:
    • A $75 USD hotel credit to use on amenities such as dining, spa or other leisure facilities when charged to the room*
    • A one-category room upgrade at check-in, when available**
    * Varies by property and facilities available
    ** One-category room upgrade is based on availability and eligibility at check-in.


    In order to take advantage of the benefits, you must book a minimum 2-night consecutive stay at a participating property online through American Express® Travel.
      Hertz Car Rental Benefit18
      Enroll into the Hertz Gold Plus Rewards® loyalty program and take advantage of your special Hertz privileges on select vehicles at participating Hertz locations, including:
      • 10% discount off the standard rates18
      • One car class upgrade (subject to availability) on rentals of 5 or more consecutive days18
      • Fee-waived for one additional driver18

      Travel-Related Insurance Coverage

      Experience all the adventures ahead of you with peace of mind. You’ll enjoy a wide array of coverage like:
      • Emergency Medical Insurance6†(Out of province/country)
      • Trip Interruption Insurance7†
      • Car Rental Theft and Damage Insurance8†
      • Lost or Stolen Baggage Insurance6†
      • Hotel/Motel Burglary Insurance6†
      • Flight Delay Insurance6†
      • $500,000 Travel Accident Insurance11†
      Rewards
      Get used to hearing YES more often with the American Express® Gold Rewards Card. It’s the travel Card that knows no boundaries.
      Earn Points
      • Earn 2 points for every $1 in Card purchases at eligible gas stations, grocery stores and drugstores in Canada.2
      • Earn 2 points for every $1 in Card purchases for eligible travel purchases, including flights, hotels, car rentals, cruises, and more.2
      • Earn one point for every $1 in Card purchases everywhere else.2
      • Earn 1 additional Membership Rewards point for every $1 you charge to your American Express® Gold Rewards Card on eligible hotel or car rental bookings made with American Express Travel at americanexpress.ca/travel.16 Plus, enjoy the service, quality, and peace of mind of booking with one of the world’s largest travel networks.
      Redeem Points
      • There is an easy, convenient way to get more out of Membership Rewards® points – simply charge an eligible purchase to your Card, such as retail, dining, groceries, travel and more. Then you can pay for it with points by redeeming your points for a statement credit.9
      • What's more, you can use points to book flights within Canada or to anywhere in the world with the Fixed Points Travel Program.21
      Transfer Points
      Transfer your points instantly 1:1 to Aeroplan®*4 and Avios14. You can also transfer your points to other frequent flyer and hotel rewards programs like Delta SkyMiles®, Asia Miles, Starwood Preferred Guest® and more.3

      Entertainment Access

      Say hello to American Express Invites™. It opens the door to memorable experiences we think you’ll love!
      • Front Of The Line® Advance Access
      • Front Of The Line® Reserved Tickets
      • Front Of The Line® E-Updates
      • Special Offers & Experiences for all Cardmembers
      • Special Access for all Cardmembers

      Shopping Coverage

      Whenever you shop, your Card has a Plan to ensure you can be covered.
      • No Pre-Set Spending Limit on Purchases11
      • Buyer’s Assurance® Protection Plan12†
      • Purchase Protection® Plan13†

      World Class Service

      Wherever you are and whatever the time, we’re here for you in more ways than one.
      • 24/7 Customer Service
      • Emergency Card Replacement
      • Fraud Protection Guarantee
      • Manage your account online
      Eligibility
      To save time, make sure you can say YES to the following before applying for the American Express® Gold Rewards Card.
      • You are a Canadian resident and have a Canadian credit file.
      • You are of the age of majority in the province or territory where you live.

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      Footnotes
        * 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.