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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*
Additional Cards
1 Free Additional Gold Rewards Card3 - a $50* value

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 Cardmembership1.

USE POINTS FOR PURCHASES

Charge an eligible purchase to your Card then log in to redeem your points for a statement credit4.

FIXED POINTS TRAVEL PROGRAM

Use points to book flights within Canada or to anywhere in the world with the Fixed Points Travel Program5.

TRANSFER POINTS

Transfer your points to frequent flyer and other loyalty programs6.

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/travel7
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Travel

Enjoy great benefits while you travel

The Hotel Collection8 from American Express®

    American Express® Gold Rewards Cardmembers will receive access to the following benefits at over 600 participating hotels and resorts in over 30 countries worldwide, when booking a minimum of two consecutive nights online with American Express Travel using their Basic American Express® Card:

    • Up to a $100 USD hotel credit on qualifying hotel amenities charged to the room, such as dining, spa, golf or other hotel facilities. It cannot be used against the room rate, taxes, or any fees. Other restrictions may also apply depending on the property
    • Complimentary room upgrade at check-in, when available
    Varies by property and facilities available
      Hertz Car Rental Benefit9
      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:
      • One car class upgrade (subject to availability) on rentals of 5 or more consecutive days9
      • Fee-waived for one additional driver9

      Travel-Related Insurance Coverage

      Whether travelling abroad or shopping nearby, the American Express® Gold Rewards Card offers extensive coverage:
      • Out of Province/Country Emergency Medical Insurance10†
      • Trip Interruption Insurance10†
      • Car Rental Theft and Damage Insurance11†
      • Lost or Stolen Baggage Insurance10†
      • Hotel/Motel Burglary Insurance10†
      • Flight Delay Insurance10†
      • Baggage Delay Insurance10†
      • $500,000 Travel Accident Insurance12†
      † All insurance coverage is subject to the terms and conditions of their respective master policies. Certain limitations, exclusions and restrictions apply. Please read your Certificates of Insurance carefully.
        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 Canada2
        • Earn 2 points for every $1 in Card purchases for eligible travel purchases, including flights, hotels, car rentals, cruises, and more2
        • Earn one 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/travel7. 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 credit4
        • What's more, you can use points to book flights within Canada or to anywhere in the world with the Fixed Points Travel Program5
        • Transfer your points to frequent flyer and other loyalty programs6

        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 Access13
        • Front Of The Line® Reserved Tickets13
        • Front Of The Line® E-Updates
        • Special Offers & Experiences for all Cardmembers
        • Special Access for all Cardmembers14
        • Learn more about Amex Invites®14 at amexinvites.ca

        Shopping Coverage

        Whenever you shop, your Card has a Plan to help ensure you can be covered.
        • No Pre-Set Spending Limit on Purchases15
        • Buyer’s Assurance® Protection Plan16†
        • Purchase Protection® Plan10†
        † All insurance coverage is subject to the terms and conditions of their respective master policies. Certain limitations, exclusions and restrictions apply. Please read your Certificates of Insurance carefully.

          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 Guarantee17
          • 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.