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American Express® Business Gold Rewards Card

Earn 30,000 Welcome Bonus points1
Pay no annual fee for the first year – a $250 value*
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Card Type
Charge Card
Annual fee
Pay no annual fee for the first year – a $250 value*
Supplementary Card fee
Pay no annual fee for the first year - a $50 value*

Key Benefits

WELCOME BONUS

Earn a Welcome Bonus of 30,000 points when you charge $5,000 in purchases to your Card in your first three months of Cardmembership.1

FIRST YEAR'S ON US!

You and any Supplementary Cardmembers added to your account pay no annual fee for the first year of Cardmembership.2*

MAXIMIZE CASH FLOW

With up to 55 interest free days3, you can maximize your cash flow. Plus, take advantage of purchasing power that grows with your business.4

EARN & REDEEM POINTS

Earn 1 point for every dollar in purchases charged to the Card.5 Plus, there is an easy, convenient way to get more out of your Membership Rewards® points - simply charge an eligible purchase to your card. Then you can redeem points for a statement credit.6
Rewards
The Membership Rewards program boasts an exceptional line-up of rewards options for you and your business.
Earning Points
Earn 1 Membership Rewards point for every dollar in purchases charged to the Card. Plus, you can earn 1 extra point for every $1 in eligible purchases charged to the Card at 3 suppliers you pick from a list of select American Express merchants in Canada. You can earn up to a maximum of 250,000 extra points in each calendar year.5 Supplementary Cardmembers on your account earn points, at the same rate, for every dollar in eligible purchases.

As the basic Cardmember, refer a friend or family member who is a business owner and you7 could earn a referral bonus of 10,000 bonus Membership Rewards® points for each approved referral up to a maximum annual referral bonus of 150,000 Membership Rewards points.8
Redeeming Points
Get choice and flexibility with a wide range of travel, dining, entertainment and retail rewards options.
  • Use points to book flights within Canada or to anywhere in the world with a fixed number of points.9
  • Redeem points for statement credits to offset any eligible purchase charged to your Card.6
  • Use points to pay for your Amazon.ca purchases at checkout.10
  • Use points for a wide range of gift cards and merchandise.11
  • Transfer points to frequent flyer and hotel programs12, including one-to-one to Aeroplan®*13 and Avios14.
Business Solutions
Make the most of a suite of business management tools that give you more control over your business - anytime and anywhere.
Cash Flow Management
You can maximize your cash flow with up to 55 interest free days.3 Use the Card throughout the month for all of your everyday business expenses, and earn reward points while you're at it.
Expense Management Reports
Gain access to paperless Expense Management Reports delivered quarterly and annually. These reports offer:
  • The convenience of simpler tax preparation
  • The ability to sort by vendor or spend category
  • The ability to separate personal expenses from business
  • The flexibility to track and manage expenses more easily
Dynamic Purchasing Power
Take advantage of purchasing power that grows with your business. With this Card, your purchasing power adjusts dynamically with your Card usage, and can grow over time, as long as you make your payments on time and maintain a good credit history.4
Business Servicing
Get access to your billing information. With online services, you can:
  • View your current statement
  • Sign up for Account Alerts
  • Update your contact details
  • Make a payment
Plus, if you want to get a hold of us, there is always someone local to speak with you, 24/7, about whatever you need.
Comprehensive Coverage
Get peace of mind in many situations - whether you’re at home or abroad. You can rest assured knowing assistance is always close at hand if the unpredictable happens.

Business Coverage

Your American Express Business Gold Rewards Card can take care of you in so many ways, wherever business takes you.
  • Employee Card Misuse Protection15
  • Disability Plan for Small Business16†

Travel Coverage

  • Car Rental Theft and Damage Insurance17†
  • Lost or Stolen Baggage Insurance18†
  • Hotel/Motel Burglary Insurance19†
  • Flight Delay Insurance20†
  • Baggage Delay Insurance20†
  • Travel Emergency Assistance21
  • $100,000 Travel Accident Insurance22†

Purchase Coverage

  • Purchase Protection® Plan23†
  • Buyer's Assurance® Protection Plan24†
Additional Benefits
More access, amenities and services for you and your business.

Travel

  • The Hotel Collection25 from American Express®
  • Hertz Car Rental Benefit26

Entertainment

  • 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

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
Eligibility
To save you time, make sure you can say yes to the following before applying for the American Express® Business Gold Rewards Card:
  • You are a Canadian resident and have a Canadian credit file.
  • You are 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.