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Double points can take you up, up and away faster

With the American Express® Gold Rewards Card, you earn double points for every dollar in eligible travel, gas, grocery and drugstore purchases charged to the Card1. And you can also earn one point for every dollar in purchases charged to the Card everywhere else1. There's no cap on the number of points you can earn, and your points will never expire. See below for a listing of some of the many American Express merchant categories where you earn double points. Click Rewards for details including category restrictions.

Everyday Purchases in Canada1


  • Grocery Store - Major Retailers
  • Grocery Store - Independent Retailers
  • Meat & Fish Markets
  • Gourmet Food Stores
  • Convenience Stores
  • Online Grocery Stores


  • Gas - Major Retailers
  • Gas - Independent Retailers
  • Gas - Wholesale Retailers


  • Drugstore - Major Retailers
  • Drugstore - Independent Retailers
  • Independent Standalone Pharmacies



  • Hotels
  • Motels
  • Bed & Breakfasts
  • Inns
  • Resorts
  • Campgrounds


  • Domestic Airline Carriers
  • International Airline Carriers


  • Car Rentals
  • RV Rentals
  • Intercity Bus Operators
  • Intercity Passenger Rail


  • Major Cruise Lines
  • Luxury Cruise Lines

Tours & Travel Agencies

  • Travel Agencies
  • Tour Operators
  • Online Travel Agencies


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. Interest, annual fees, other fees, and charges for travellers cheques and foreign currencies are not purchases and do not qualify for Membership Rewards points. The earn rate is two Membership Rewards points for every $1.00 in eligible gas, drugstore, grocery and travel purchases ("Eligible Purchases") and one Membership Rewards point for every $1.00 in other qualified purchases. Restricted definition of Eligible Purchases applies. Please see Rewards for additional details.