American Express® AeroplanPlus® Gold Card review

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Advertiser Disclosure

Interest Rate: Purchases
30%
Balance Transfer
-
Rewards
1 Mile
Signup Bonus
15000 miles (after spending $1,500)


Am I eligible?


American Express® AeroplanPlus® Gold Card is typically available to those with good credit scores (650 or greater).
To get this card, you must also:
Yes Be at least 18 years of age (AB, MB, ON, PE, QA, SK). 19 in all other provinces.
Yes Be a permanent or temporary resident of Canada
Yes Have a minimum personal income of $20000.

Note: This information is only intended as a guide. The final decision is up to the bank and your application could still be rejected even if you can answer 'Yes' to all the minimum criteria above. Always consider your options and your financial situation before you apply for a credit card.

What the Critics Are Saying...


Young and Thrifty

The AMEX AeroplanPlus Gold Card is geared towards frequent travellers, those who are planning to charge major purchases, and those who shop at stores/websites that accept American Express. For everyone else, there are far better options for those wanting to earn Aeroplan Miles.

- Keph Senett, Young and Thrifty
LowestRates.ca

The American Express AeroplanPlus Gold Card is a solid option for users who are most closely aligned with its benefits and requirements, but even then, it hardly blows you away. You pay a middling annual fee, get an average return on your introductory bonus and Miles collection, and get some decent...

- Max Berger, LowestRates.ca

Details


Interest Rates
Regular APR Interest Rate 30%

Interest rate only applies to balances not paid in full.

Balance Transfer Interest Rate

No interest charges because you pay your balance in full each month

Cash Advance Interest Rate

No interest charges because you pay your balance in full each month

Rates & Fees
Annual Fee $120.00
Balance Transfer Fee
Cash Advance Fee 3%

Minimum of $0.75

Foreign Transaction Fee 2.5%

Transactions made in a foreign currency will be converted and posted to your account in Canadian currency.

Over Limit Fee
Late Payment Fee
Promotions
Sign up bonus 15000 miles after spending $1,500

On purchases within the first 3 months.

Rewards
All Purchases 1 mile for $1 spent (on first $10000 spent)

1.25 miles for every $1 spent in purchases over $10,000 annually.

Restaurants No
Gas No
Groceries No
Hotels No
Travel No
Pharmacy No
Bills No
Features & Benefits
Additional Card Holders Yes

$50 per year for each card, first two cards are free.

Travel Accident Insurance Yes
Car Rental Insurance Yes
Car Rental Discount No
Extended Warranty Yes
Purchase Protection Yes
Zero Liability Yes
No Foreign Transaction Fees No
Emergency Assistance Yes
Concierge Service No
Price Protection No
Fraud Protection Yes
Free Credit Scores No
Wireless Payments Apple Pay
Additional Benefits
  • Flight Delay Insurance
  • Baggage Delay Insurance
  • Lost or Stolen Baggage Insurance
  • Hotel/Motel Burglary Insurance
  • Emergency Card Replacement
Eligibility
Minimum Security Deposit $0
Minimum Age

18 years in AB, MB, ON, PE, QA, SK. 19 years in all other provinces.

Minimum Personal Income $20,000 per year
Temporary Residents No
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Critic Reviews


Young and Thrifty

Looks good on paper

from Young and Thrifty

The AMEX AeroplanPlus Gold Card is geared towards frequent travellers, those who are planning to charge major purchases, and those who shop at stores/websites that accept American Express. For everyone else, there are far better options for those wanting to earn Aeroplan Miles.

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The AMEX AeroplanPlus Gold Card is geared towards frequent travellers, those who are planning to charge major purchases, and those who shop at stores/websites that accept American Express. For everyone else, there are far better options for those wanting to earn Aeroplan Miles.

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LowestRates.ca

The extensiveness of the rewards catalogue is great

from LowestRates.ca

The American Express AeroplanPlus Gold Card is a solid option for users who are most closely aligned with its benefits and requirements, but even then, it hardly blows you away. You pay a middling annual fee, get an average return on your introductory bonus and Miles collection, and get some decent perks.

Read full review

The American Express AeroplanPlus Gold Card is a solid option for users who are most closely aligned with its benefits and requirements, but even then, it hardly blows you away. You pay a middling annual fee, get an average return on your introductory bonus and Miles collection, and get some decent perks.

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