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Where is American Express Accepted?

Where is American Express Accepted?

You can use your American Express Card for purchases big and small, including the places you love to shop at every day. We are continuing to grow our network throughout Canada, ensuring when you want to use your Card, you can.
Click here to check out a few of the many places you can use your Card to earn points, reward miles or cash back.

Using an American Express Card

Where can I use my American Express Card?

American Express Cards are warmly accepted at thousands of Merchants across Canada, whether you’re doing your weekly grocery shopping, filling up your car, or booking that long awaited holiday.

We want you to have the freedom to use your American Express Card wherever you shop.

Why use it everywhere?

Using your American Express Card more often at more places means taking advantage of all the benefits of being an Amex Cardmember.

Cardmembers enrolled in one of our reward programs such as Membership Rewards®, Air Miles®* or Aeroplan®** can also earn points on their eligible purchases.


Credit and Charge Cards Explained

Has talk of interest, annual fees, rates and percentages left you feeling confused?

Our simple Credit and Charge Card guides are a great place to start.

How to apply for a Card

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What Card fees am I expected to pay

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What is Card Interest

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How to pay off your Card

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What is Credit Limit

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What is Credit Score

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What is a Charge Card

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Using your Card Abroad

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How Credit Cards and Charge Cards work

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American Express Benefits


Your security and protection are our priority. Our technology has been designed to give you peace of mind when using your card

Learn More about Fraud Protection


Access to our customer service is available 24/7 by phone, text or email.

Learn More about Customer Service


Contactless is the quick, easy and secure way to make payments - Simply touch your American Express Card on the reader, wait for the beep and you're done. What's more, with Amex pay and Apple PayTM, you can even pay with your phone.

Learn more about Contactless Payments

Explore Our Credit Cards

American Express Offers a range of Credit Cards with different rewards and benefits tailored to your lifestyle and interests.


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

®*TM Trademarks of AIR MILES International Trading B.V. Used under license by LoyaltyOne, Inc. and Amex Bank of Canada.

®**: Aeroplan, AeroplanPlus, the Aeroplan logo, Fixed Mileage Flight Rewards and Market Fare Flight Rewards are registered trademarks of Aimia Canada Inc.