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Overview of the American Express® Aeroplan®* Reserve Card

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Benefits & features

  • New American Express® Aeroplan®* Reserve Cardmembers can earn up to a total of 90,000 welcome bonus Aeroplan points and a bonus Buddy Pass :
  • Earn 30,000 Aeroplan points and a bonus Buddy Pass after spending $3,000 in purchases within the first three months of Cardmembership
  • Plus, you can also earn 5,000 Aeroplan points for each monthly billing period in which you spend $1,000 in purchases on your Card for the first twelve months of Cardmembership. That could add up to 60,000 Aeroplan points
  • With a bonus Buddy Pass, you can bring a friend anywhere Air Canada®* flies in North America. On the second ticket, you only pay the taxes and third-party charges
    New Cardmembers: Earn up to $2,900 in value within your first year. Spend applies to bonus point offers valued at up to $1,800
  • Advance your Aeroplan Elite™ Status with an American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card. Apply for an American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card by October 1, 2021 and spend at least $10,000 in qualifying net purchases by November 30, 2021 and you’ll earn, step up, or jump start your Aeroplan Elite Status
  • Earn 3X the points on eligible purchases made directly with Air Canada®* and Air Canada Vacations®*
  • Earn 2X the points on eligible Dining and Food Delivery purchases in Canada
  • 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 LoungesTM* and Air Canada Cafes in North America, 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 EliteTM* 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 13 g 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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