ADVANCED & RESERVED TICKET ACCESS, SPECIAL OFFERS, AND EXPERIENCES
American Express Invites® including Front Of The Line opens the door to great music, theatre, dining, film, fashion and shopping experiences.5
Whenever you shop, your Card has a Plan to ensure you’re covered.
SAVE ON INTEREST PAYMENTS
With an interest rate of 12.99%, you can save on interest payments if you choose to carry a balance and make your minimum monthly payments on time.
You can feel more confident with the coverage available on the American Express EssentialTM Credit Card:
Buyer’s Assurance® Protection Plan2+ Purchase Protection® Plan3+ $100,000 Travel Accident Insurance4+
Plan It™ - The American Express® Installment Program
Choose a portion of your statement balance to pay in monthly installments. Terms and conditions apply.7
- Fixed monthly fee8,9
- Allows for flexibility and control
- Learn more about Plan It™ at amex.ca/installments
Say hello to American Express Invites™. It opens the door to memorable experiences we think you’ll love!
Front Of The Line® Advance Access
Cardmembers can purchase Front Of The Line® presale tickets or make Front Of The Line reservations to some of the most in-demand concerts, theatre productions, restaurants and special events, often before the general public.5
Front Of The Line® Reserved Tickets
During the public on-sale period for many major events, Cardmembers can purchase Front Of The Line tickets from a block of great seats reserved exclusively for American Express.
Front Of The Line® E-Updates
Learn more at ticketmaster.ca/americanexpress, and subscribe to receive Front Of The Line Entertainment e-Updates to get the hottest event listings sent directly to your inbox.
Special Offers & Experiences for all Cardmembers
Throughout the year, Cardmembers can purchase a variety of special offers created just for American Express. From advance screenings of blockbuster movies, to weekend getaway packages and special online and in-store shopping deals, it’s never been easier to have an experience you’ll never forget.
Special Access for all Cardmembers
Cardmembers can breeze through the line with the American Express entrance at The Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, sit back and relax in American Express Lounges at Budweiser Stage, Roy Thomson Hall, and enjoy express service at the American Express bar at Massey Hall.
We offer customer service you can count on – anywhere, any time
If you have a question about your American Express EssentialTM Credit Card, you can rely on us 24/7 to give you an answer. Simply call the number on the back of your Card to speak to one of our Customer Care Professionals. That’s one way we deliver Relationship Care for Cardmembers like you.
Fraud Protection Guarantee
Use your American Express EssentialTM Credit Card online or offline, and you won’t be held responsible for any fraudulent charges, as long as you’ve taken reasonable care to protect your account details and PIN. Notify us at once if your Card is lost or stolen or you suspect it is being used without your permission.6
Emergency Card Replacement
If your Card or Additional Card gets lost or stolen, no worries. Simply call us at the number on the back of your Card and we’ll arrange to get you a replacement Card. If you are travelling, we’ll work with your itinerary to get a Card to you as soon as possible.
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*Subject to approval. The preferred rate for purchases and funds advances is 12.99%. If you have Missed Payments, the applicable rates for your account will be 23.99% and/or 26.99%. See the information box included with the application for the definition of Missed Payment and which rates apply to charges on your account and other details.