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Earn up to 50% more* Aeroplan®* Miles for purchases on gas, groceries, and everything else – everywhere you use the Card.

Make the airport the smoothest part of your travel with the American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Platinum Card. With a full array of services and benefits on the Card, it’s all you need for a better takeoff and a softer landing.

Applying for this card can be easy
As a Cardmember. applying for this card can be easy with our secure customized application form created especially for you.

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Elevate your travel experience
  • Air Canada Executive First®**/Executive Class®** Priority Airport Check-in1
  • Access to Air Canada Maple LeafTM* Lounges & Arrivals Lounges2
  • Complimentary Priority Pass membership with access to over 600 airport lounges worldwide3
  • Expedite your way through the security lane at the departure level of Toronto Pearson International Airport with access to the Pearson Priority Lane located in Terminal 1 during peak operating hours4
  • Annual 2-for-1 short-haul flight reward benefit when you redeem 15,000 Aeroplan Miles5
  • Fast tracked access to Fairmont President's Club6
  • Complimentary Hertz Rent-A-Car #1 Club Gold Membership and free Car Class upgrades7

  More Aeroplan®* Miles to take off sooner
  • Receive 25,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles after your first use of your Card8 – enough for a short-haul flightØ
  • Earn 1.25 Aeroplan Miles for every $1 of Card purchases up to $25,000 annually9
  •  Accelerate your earn rate to 1.5 Aeroplan Miles for every $1 of Card purchases over $25,000 annually10
  • Earn Aeroplan Miles twice at Aeroplan Partners11 when you provide your Aeroplan Number or present your Aeroplan Rewards Card
Spending Flexibility
  • No pre-set spending limit on your account gives you flexibility12 and is a great way to manage your finances as the balance must be paid in full each month.

  Annual Fees
  • $499 annual fee**
  • Share many of the benefits with Supplementary Cards.13 Supplementary AeroplanPlus Platinum Cards are $199 each annually or AeroplanPlus Gold Cards are $50 each annually.
  • Finance Charges: 30% per annum**
Benefits

Travel as it was meant to be

For exceptional travel benefits, service and extras, there’s nothing quite like the American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Platinum Card. Whatever’s on your itinerary, you can venture out more confidently knowing we’re there for you.

Applying for this card can be easy
As a Cardmember. applying for this card can be easy with our secure customized application form created especially for you.

Feel at home in an airport lounge
  • Feel at home in Air Canada Maple LeafTM* Lounges and Arrivals Lounges2  in airports across Canada, in London and in Paris
  • Access over 600 airport lounges worldwide when you enroll for a Complimentary Priority Pass Membership3

Breeze through airport lines
  • Bypass the regular check-in line at the airport with access to Air Canada Executive First®**/Executive Class®** Priority Airport Check-in1
  • Avoid the line-ups at security by accessing the Pearson Priority Security Lane located at the departure level of Terminal 1 at Toronto Pearson International Airport during peak airport operating hours4

Bring along a friend with the Partner TicketTM benefit 
  • Once per year, you can redeem 15,000 Aeroplan Miles for short-haul round-trip ClassicFlight®* reward seat in economy class and receive a Partner Ticket for the same itinerary.5

Go in style every step of the way 
  • Let yourself be spoiled with access to the Fairmont President's Platinum Club membership when you enroll and stay any 5 nights in the same calendar year – enjoy one complimentary night, room upgrades and $100 USD in Fairmont dining certificates and more6
  • Receive complimentary Hertz Rent-A-Car #1 Club Gold Membership and free Car Class upgrades7

Take the worry out of travel
  • Emergency Medical Insurance (Out of province/country)14† – Provides coverage for eligible emergency medical expenses incurred while travelling outside your Canadian province of residence, up to a maximum of 15 consecutive days for all insured persons under the age of 65.
  • Trip Cancellation Insurance14† – Provides coverage for the reimbursement of the non-refundable pre-paid travel arrangements, up to $1,500 per insured person to a maximum coverage up to $3,000 when you cancel a trip for a covered reason.
  • Trip Interruption Insurance14† – Provides coverage for the non-refundable unused portion of your prepaid travel arrangements as well as transportation and out-of-pocket expenses up to $1,500 per trip per insured person up to a maximum of $6,000 should your trip be interrupted or delayed for a covered reason.
  • Car Rental Theft and Damage Insurance16† - Save money when travelling with complimentary Car Rental Theft and Damage Insurance. Where allowed by law, you will be automatically covered for damage or theft of your rental car with an MSRP of up to $85,000. To take advantage of this protection, simply decline the Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) or similar option offered by the car rental company, and fully charge your rental to your American Express AeroplanPlus Platium Card. There’s no additional charge for this coverage, and you save yourself the daily insurance fee (usually $16 to $23 per day) charged by the car rental company.
  • $500,000 Travel Accident Insurance18† - Up to $500,000 of Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance covers you, your spouse and dependent children under the age of 23 when any of you travel on a common carrier (plane, train, bus or ship) and charge your tickets to your American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card. Supplementary Cardmembers, their spouses and dependent children under age 23 are also covered.

  • Travel Emergency Assistance19- Provides out-of-town emergency medical and legal referrals by telephone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Flight Delay Insurance19†- Charge your airline ticket to your American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card and receive up to $1,000 coverage (aggregate maximum with Baggage Delay Insurance) for hotel, motel, restaurant expenses and other sundry items.
  • Baggage Delay Insurance20†- Book a flight with your American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card and receive up to $1,000 coverage (aggregate maximum with Flight Delay Insurance) for reasonable and necessary emergency purchases.
  • Lost or Stolen Baggage Insurance20†- When you fully charge your airline tickets to your American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card you can receive up to $1,000 coverage for loss or damage to your luggage or personal effects while in transit.
  • Hotel/Motel Burglary Insurance21†- Automatic coverage of up to $1,000 against the loss of most personal items (excluding cash) if your hotel or motel room is burglarized. Coverage is in effect as long as you have fully booked and paid for your accommodations with your American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card.   

Shop confidently with great coverage
  • The Purchase Protection® Plan21† automatically, without registration, insures your eligible purchases against accidental physical damage and theft, up to a limit of $1,000 per occurrence (not per purchased item) for 90 days from date of purchase when you use your American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card. You can be reimbursed for insured occurrences not covered by any other insurance.
  • Also, with the Buyer's Assurance® Protection Plan22† the manufacturer’s original warranty is automatically doubled up to one additional year when you charge the full price on eligible purchases to your American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card. This applies to products purchased with the Card anywhere in the world, provided the manufacturer’s warranty is valid in Canada and the U.S. and does not exceed five years. Jewelry, motorized vehicles, and their parts are excluded in this coverage. You will need approval before any repairs will be covered. Replacement and repair costs are limited to $10,000 per eligible item up to a maximum of $25,000 per Cardmember per policy year for all occurrences combined.

Front Of The Line®
  • As an American Express Cardmember, you can go to the Front Of The Line to purchase advance and reserved tickets23 to some of the hottest concert, theatre productions and special events across Canada. To check out listings of current events available through Front Of The Line, visit americanexpress.ca/currentevents.
  • You can also sign up for our e-Updates24 to receive the latest news and events directly to your inbox at americanexpress.ca/frontoftheline.

Let us take care of you at every opportunity
  • Online Services – Fast, secure access to your billing information. It's free‚ easy to set up‚ can save you time and help cut down on paperwork.
  • 24/7 personal service
  • Emergency Card Replacement – In the event of a lost or stolen Card, call us and a replacement will be issued to you usually within 48 hours.
  • Year-End Summary of Charges – A valuable tool for monitoring and maintaining a record of your annual spending.
Great Rewards

Great Rewards

Flight Rewards are just the beginning. Aeroplan Miles can be redeemed for an incredible array of rewards.  Choose from car rentals, hotel stays, fashion, home, dining, spa, and entertainment gift cards, or brand name small appliances and home décor.  The list is long, so get ready to treat yourself.

With the Aeroplan Program, you can now enjoy Aeroplan's ClassicPlus®* flight rewards, which give you access to every available seat on Air Canada and Air Canada Express.  With ClassicPlus flight rewards, there is also no 14-day advance booking requirement, and the tickets are cancellable, changeable, refundable and transferable.  You also get access to Executive Class with the ClassicPlus flight rewards.

To learn more, visit aeroplan.com

Applying for this card can be easy
As a Cardmember. applying for this card can be easy with our secure customized application form created especially for you.

Maximize your earn potential with the American Express AeroplanPlus Card
  • Receive 25,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles when you apply for the Card3
  • 1.25 Aeroplan®* Miles for every $1 of purchases, up to $25,0001
  • 1.5 Miles on every $1 of purchases over $25,000 annually2
  • Earn Aeroplan Miles twice on the same purchase at over 150 Aeroplan Partners and get closer to the rewards you want24



*American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card. Top Airline Credit Card as voted by the Canadian public on RewardsCanada.ca in 2011.

**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.

° Comparison is between the American Express AeroplanPlus Card and the American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card.

Ø As per Aeroplan’s current reward chart, 15,000 Aeroplan Miles are enough for a round-trip short-haul ClassicFlight Reward Seat in economy class within Canada, or to the continental US (plus applicable fees and taxes). Reward seat availability is capacity controlled and is subject to seasonality of demand. See aeroplan.com for details.

‡ ClassicPlus Flight Rewards are eligible on e-ticket destinations only. Additional miles may be required. Aeroplan program and flight rewards tickets are subject to terms, conditions and restrictions established by Aeroplan. For details, please see aeroplan.com.

1. Applicable at airports where Executive First®** / Executive Class®** Priority Check-in is available and handled by Air Canada agents only. Applies to any fare, including Aeroplan reward travel. Available on any scheduled Air Canada, or Air Canada ExpressTM* operated flight during normal operations.

2. Quantities are limited. Cardmember must present their American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card and a confirmed, same-day departing ticket on Air Canada, Air Canada Express, Air Canada codeshare or Star AllianceTM** flight to be permitted access to a Maple Leaf Lounge. Cardmember is permitted paid guests in the lounge, pending space availability. Access to Arrivals Lounge is available upon presentation of a valid American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card and a same-day confirmed boarding pass on an arriving Air Canada international flight, regardless of fare type purchased. Access is subject to Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge terms and conditions and may not be available due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplementary Gold Cardmembers do not receive Maple Leaf Lounge or Arrivals Lounge access.

3. Basic Cardmember (“Cardmember”) may apply for a Priority Pass membership (“PP membership”). PP membership is subject to approval by Priority Pass Limited (“PPL”) and is not guaranteed. Unless cancelled, PP membership automatically renews on its anniversary date. PP membership may be cancelled by American Express if: (i) the Priority Pass benefit associated with the American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card is changed or terminated, or (ii) the Cardmember’s AeroplanPlus Platinum Card is cancelled. PP membership includes access to any airport lounge participating in the Priority Pass Program. Participating lounges are owned and operated by independent third parties and their participation and/or facilities can change from time to time. To access a lounge, the Cardmember will need to show his/her valid Priority Pass card and an airline ticket for travel on the same day for the Cardmember and each of his/her guests. At their sole discretion, participating lounges may restrict entry to persons under 21 years old; please check restriction details for the individual lounges at www.prioritypass.com or your Priority Pass Directory provided by PPL. All lounge visits are subject to a fee of $27 US per person per visit. This fee applies to the Cardmember and his/her guests. Lounge access charges can be billed by PPL to the AeroplanPlus Platinum Card connected to the Cardmember’s PP membership upon PP’s receipt of notification from the lounge visited. Any US dollar charges to the Card will be converted to CDN dollars using a conversion rate and applying a conversion commission as specified in the Cardmember Agreement and Disclosure Statement. All Cardmembers are also subject to PPL’s terms and conditions for the Priority Pass Program and the individual lounge operators’ terms of use for the participating lounges visited. For complete PPL terms and conditions and a directory of participating lounge locations, please visit: www.prioritypass.com.

4. Basic and Supplementary Cardmembers with a valid American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card or The Platinum Card® are entitled to access the Pearson Priority Security Lanes (“Priority Lane”) during peak airport operating hours. The Priority Lanes are serviced by the Greater Toronto Airport Authority and Priority Lane access is subject to change or cancellation at any time. Priority Lanes are located at select departure areas for domestic, transborder, and international flights departing from Terminal 1 at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Access to a Priority Lane is available to eligible Cardmembers departing from Terminal 1 and companions travelling on the same itinerary upon the presentation of a valid, unexpired eligible Card. The name on the Card must match the name on the boarding pass. All passengers departing Pearson International Airport, including those accessing the Priority Lane are required to comply with airport security and customs screening requirements. Additional terms and conditions apply.

5. Basic Cardmember may redeem 15,000 Aeroplan Miles for one short-haul roundtrip ClassicFlight Reward Ticket in economy class and receive a Partner Ticket for the same itinerary. Travel options vary according to departure city. Miles must be from Cardmember’s Aeroplan Account. Limit one Partner Ticket per year. Subject to availability and capacity control. All bookings must be made through Aeroplan at 1-800-361-5373 and charged to an American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card. Aeroplan booking fee will be waived; however, fees and taxes apply. Changes subject to availability, fees and restrictions. Aeroplan reinstatement fee applies to cancellations. Not transferable, cumulative or redeemable for cash. Subject to change or cancellation. Full terms and conditions apply. Aeroplan Program terms and conditions, including Air Reward Terms and Conditions apply and are available at www.aeroplan.com/terms_and_conditions.do.

6. Basic and Supplementary Business Platinum Card™ members and other eligible American Express cardmembers (“Cardmembers”) must enroll to qualify for the American Express “Platinum for Platinum” Fairmont President’s Club Platinum Benefit. Cardmembers must enroll for the Benefit by contacting Fairmont Hotels & Resorts at 1-888-320-5959 or at www.fairmont.com/fpc and quoting the promotion code provided by American Express. Enrolled Cardmembers that register and complete five overnight stays at a Fairmont hotel or resort, paid for with an American Express card between January and December of the calendar year will qualify for membership in Fairmont President’s Club. The Benefit may be discontinued at any time. Fairmont President’s Club membership is subject to the restrictions, terms and conditions of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts which may change without notice. Complete terms and conditions are available by calling 1-888-320-5959 or by visiting www.fairmont.com/plat5. American Express reserves the right to instruct Fairmont Hotels & Resorts to cancel your Fairmont President’s Club membership if you cease to be a Cardmember.

7. American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Cardmembers who enroll in Hertz #1 Club Gold can receive a one-car-class upgrade at participating locations at time of rental. The upgrade is subject to availability and change and is valid on rentals of Compact through Full Size Cars.

8. Bonus Aeroplan Miles will be awarded upon first use of an approved Card. Please allow up to six weeks for the Welcome Bonus to be awarded. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer.

9. Account must be in good standing. Aeroplan Miles will be earned on the amount of all purchases less credits and returns. Interest, annual fees, other fees, and charges for travellers cheques and foreign currencies are not purchases and do not qualify for Aeroplan Miles.

10. Each year, if you reach $25,000 in net purchases on your account before your anniversary date, you will earn 1.50 Aeroplan Miles for every $1.00 of additional purchases charged to your Card. Each anniversary date, the amount of annual net purchases resets to zero.

11. Aeroplan Miles are not awarded on Aeroplan reward travel tickets, promotional passes or travel-industry discounted tickets.

12. No pre-set spending limit does not mean unlimited spending. Your purchases are approved based on a variety of factors, including your credit record, account history and personal resources. Proof of resources and security may be required.

13.Combined maximum of 9 supplementary American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Cards and American Express AeroplanPlus Gold Cards per account. Supplementary Cardmembers must be of the age of majority.

14. Underwritten by RBC Insurance Company of Canada.

15. Trips will not be covered for trip cancellation, if purchased with points (including Aeroplan miles) from a reward program other than the Membership Rewards® Program. All reward programs are governed by their own terms & conditions.

16. Trips will not be covered for trip interruption, if purchased with points (including Aeroplan miles) from a reward program other than the Membership Rewards® Program. All reward programs are governed by their own terms & conditions.

17. Underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada. Coverage is in effect as long as you have fully charged your rental to your AeroplanPlus Platinum Card. There are specific conditions that apply to who may rent and drive the rental vehicle, the length of rental(s) and the type of vehicle covered.

18. Travel Accident Insurance provides automatic coverage of up to $500,000 of Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance when you fully charge your common carrier (plane, train, ship or bus) tickets to your AeroplanPlus Platinum Card. Use the Card to book tickets for your spouse, dependent children (under 23) or any Supplementary Cardmember and they will also be covered. Spouse and dependent children (under 23) of Supplementary Cardmembers are also covered. Travel Accident Insurance is Underwritten by ACE INA Life Insurance, Head Office in Canada: Toronto, Ontario, under Master Policy TMH600135.

19. All the services associated with the Travel Emergency Assistance are provided worldwide with the exception of some countries (it is best to check with Customer Service). In addition, services may be limited or prevented by acts of God, war, civil commotion, labour disputes, unavailability of goods or services, or refusal of permission by local authorities.

20. Underwritten by RBC Insurance Company of Canada. In Quebec, certain coverages are underwritten by RBC General Insurance Company.

21. Underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada. Coverage is in excess of any and all other applicable insurance.

22. Underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada.

23. Purchase must be charged in full to an American Express Card. Subject to availability and to event and ticketing terms, conditions and fees.

24. The information you provide will only be used for purposes of providing Front Of The Line Entertainment e-Updates.

All insurance coverage is subject to the terms and conditions of the respective master policies. Certain limitations, exclusions and restrictions apply. Please read your Certificates of Insurance carefully.

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

®*: Aeroplan, AeroplanPlus, ClassicFlight, and ClassicPlus are registered trademarks of Aeroplan Canada Inc.

®**: Executive First and Executive Class are registered trademarks of Air Canada.

TM*: Maple Leaf and Air Canada Express are trademarks of Air Canada.

TM**: Star Alliance is a registered trandemark of the Star Alliance Members.