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Use your Card at your 5 places, chosen from a list of select American Express merchants in Canada, and you can earn double points.1

Choose wisely and get closer to the rewards you love

In addition to the points you, as the Basic Cardmember, earn whenever you use your Card, you can earn double points at your 5 places, chosen from a list of select American Express merchants.

That means you can earn 1 point for every $1 in eligible Card purchases at your chosen 5 places in Canada. And you can earn 1 point for every $2 in Card purchases everywhere else.1 Plus, points are not capped and they never expire.

All you have to do is:

  • Activate your Card and register for Online Services
  • Click on the link to choose your 5 places
  • Browse by category and choose your 5 places from a list of select American Express merchants in Canada where you can earn double points. You can select from a list of places across travel, retail, dining, home & entertainment and health & essentials.

For a list of eligible Canadian merchants where you can choose to earn double points, please visit www.americanexpress.ca/choose5places. Additional conditions and restrictions apply as set out in the Membership Rewards Program Terms and Conditions and the Membership Rewards Program section following the Cardmember Agreement provided in the welcome package.

It’s that easy to start turning your likes into loves. And every year after January 1st, you’ll get the chance to choose your 5 places again.

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Earn everyday

Use your Card on every possible occasion from everyday spending and shopping online, to your travel expenses and entertainment, and you can be that much closer to turning your points into the things you love.

From the restaurant around the corner to the grocery store down the street, your American Express Card is welcomed at many places around town.

Even paying your bills can be rewarding

Telephone, cable, internet, toll highways… You can pay your bills automatically with your new Choice Card from American ExpressTM and get rewarded when you do. Contact your service provider about setting up your American Express Card to automatically pay for your recurring bills.

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Give a Card, earn even more rewards

Add a Supplementary Card to your account and you, as the Basic Cardmember, can earn points on their purchases at the same rates you currently enjoy, including at the same 5 places you have chosen. Meaning you can turn more likes into loves.

Supplementary Cards have no annual fee and points earned will be added to your account. All Supplementary Cardmembers can take advantage of Front Of The Line® access to concerts and shows.2

®, TM: Used by Amex Bank of Canada under license from American Express.

Harvey’s® and Swiss Chalet® are trademarks of Cara Operations Limited or its affiliates and are used under license.

Boston Pizza: Registered trademark of Boston Pizza Royalties Limited Partnership, used under license. Trademark of Boston Pizza International Inc.

McDonalds: The Golden Arches logo and I'm lovin' it are trademarks of McDonald's Corporation and its affiliates licensed to McDonald's Restaurant of Canada Limited.

Esso is a trademark of Imperial Oil Limited. Imperial Oil, licensee.

1. Account must be in good standing. Membership Rewards points will be earned by the Basic Cardmember on the amount of all purchases, less credits and adjustments. Funds advances, interest, balance transfers, Amex cheques, annual fees (if applicable), other fees, and charges for travellers cheques and foreign currencies are not purchases and do not qualify for Membership Rewards points. Earn 1 Membership Rewards point for every $1.00 in Eligible Purchases at your 5 places, which means consumer purchases at Canadian locations of 5 places you (as the Basic Cardmember) choose from a predefined list of American Express merchants, and 1 Membership Rewards point for every $2.00 in other qualified purchases at locations other than your 5 places. A minimum purchase of $1.00 is required to earn points. View the list of participating merchants at www.americanexpress.ca/choose5places. List is subject to change without notice. Merchants with multiple locations may submit transactions from different locations using different codes. This means that we may apply a different earn rate for purchases at different locations of a merchant and you will not earn extra points at your 5 places if the merchant code is not in a bonus category. Extra points will not be earned at your 5 places where the merchant processes transactions using an electronic wallet, that are not made directly from the provider of the good or service, e.g. through a third party, or by using a mobile device (e.g. smart phone) with an attached card reader. Selection of your 5 places can be made once per calendar year and applies to all Supplementary Cards on the account. Additional conditions and restrictions apply as set out in the Membership Rewards Program Terms and Conditions and the Membership Rewards Program section following the Cardmember Agreement provided in the welcome package.

2. On select events. Purchase must be charged in full to an American Express Card issued by Amex Bank of Canada. Subject to availability and to event and ticketing terms, conditions and fees. Not all seats are available. All sales are final. No refunds. No exchanges.