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Overview of the American Express® Aeroplan®* Reserve Card

Detailed card summary

Benefits & features

  • New American Express® Aeroplan®* Reserve Cardmembers can earn up to 90,000 Aeroplan points
  • Earn 5,000 Aeroplan points for each Additional Aeroplan®* Reserve Card with an annual fee added to your account at time of application, up to a maximum of 2 approved Additional Cards. That could add up to 10,000 Aeroplan points
  • Plus, earn 7,500 Aeroplan points for each monthly billing period in which you spend $2,000 in net purchases on your Card for the first 6 months of Cardmembership. That could add up to 45,000 Aeroplan points
  • You can also earn 35,000 Aeroplan points when you spend $6,000 in net purchases between 13 and 16 months of Cardmembership
  • That’s up to $2,700 or more in value when you combine your welcome bonus points and card benefits.
  • Receive up to $100 CAD in statement credits every four years when a NEXUS application or renewal fee is charged to your American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card
  •  Highest Air Canada earn rate on an Aeroplan payment card in Canada: Earn 3X the points on eligible purchases made directly with Air Canada®* and Air Canada Vacations®*
  • Standard Earn Rate: Earn 2X the points on eligible Dining and Food Delivery purchases in Canada
  • Earn 2X the points on eligible purchases with Rocky Mountaineer®**. Plus, you could receive a Complimentary Hotel Room Category Upgrade, on the first and last night, and a Complimentary Upgrade from SilverLeaf to GoldLeaf class of service when you book directly with Rocky Mountaineer using your Aeroplan Reserve Card
  • Standard Earn Rate: Earn 1.25X the points on everything else
  • Get through the airport quicker with Air Canada Priority Check-In, Air Canada Priority Boarding and Air Canada Priority Baggage Handling
  • Receive one Annual Worldwide Companion Pass when you spend $25,000 in net purchases prior to your Card anniversary date; your Pass entitles you to buy an accompanying Air Canada economy class ticket for a companion at a fixed base fare from $99 to a maximum of $599 CAD (plus taxes, fees, charges, and surcharges)
  • Enjoy access to select Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges™* and Air Canada CaféTM in North America for you and a guest, with a same day ticket on a departing Air Canada or Star Alliance flight
  • Enjoy your eligible first checked bag free for up to 9 people travelling on the same reservation on Air Canada flights
  • Roll over any unallocated Aeroplan Elite™* Status Qualifying Miles and unused eUpgrade Credits to the following year to enjoy during your travels
  • American Express® Experiences opens doors for you to access a number of special events, including special dining experiences, VIP parties, advance film screenings and more
  • Get more from your travel experience at Toronto Pearson International Airport with:
  • Access to Pearson Priority Security Lane
  • Complimentary valet service at the Express Park and Daily Park
  • 15% discount on parking rates at the Express Park and Daily Park
  • 15% discount on Car Care Services
  • Get access to more than 1,200 Priority Pass™* airport lounges and enjoy an oasis of comfort before your flight, regardless of your airline or cabin class
  • Insurance Coverage: whether you’re shopping nearby or travelling abroad, you can feel confident knowing you can be taken care of
  • American Express® Aeroplan®* Reserve Card is made from precision cut and engraved 13g metal – it’s the perfect companion on your next exceptional journey
  • American Express is not responsible for maintaining or monitoring the accuracy of information on this website. For full details and current product information click the Apply now link. Conditions apply

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