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American Express Air Miles Credit Card

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Card details
Network provider
American Express
American Express
Card types
Low Balance Transfer
No Fee
Credit needed
Fees and interest
Annual fee
Purchase interest rate
Cash advance rate
*provided you make your minimum monthly payments on time
Balance transfer rate
22.99% after 6 months
Credit score required
Excellent (750-900) Good (650-749) Fair (575-649) Bad (300-574)
  • 24/7 Customer Service
  • Entertainment Benefits
  • Extended Warranty
  • Purchase Protection
  • Travel Insurance

The American Express Air Miles Credit Card offers consumers a quicker way to earn travel points.

New cardholders are welcomed with 500 introductory miles after charging $500 to the card. The card earns users one mile per every $15 spent with an Air Miles sponsor, and one mile for every $20 of regular purchases.

Points can be redeemed towards travel or other goods offered in the Air Miles catalogue. 

When you travel, the American Express Air Miles card continues to offer advantages with a host of insurance benefits, including protection against damages on rental vehicles and lost luggage protection. Should you lose your card on the road, the American Express Air Miles card provides a free replacement and guaranteed fraud protection.

Also, as a new American Express member, you're eligible for a special rate on balance transfers: 1.99% for the first six months (and absolutely no fees for doing so).

American Express customer service is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Whether you need to make a claim from halfway around the world, or if you're just calling to inquire about increasing your credit limit, someone will be there to assist you. 

Additional cards are available for free. The regular APR is 19.99%, but if you're late with payments, it increases to 23.99%, and later to 26.99% if more payments are missed. 

Why get the American Express Air Miles card?

Comprehensive rewards program -  The American Express Air Miles card is about more than travel; rewards points can be used to redeem an array of prizes.

Front Of The Line and Special Access programs -  With Amex's Front Of The Line program, cardholders get advance ticket access for highly-anticipated concerts, sporting events, and restaurants. Cardholders also have access to special authorized areas at different venues around the country and are eligible to attend exclusive events, like advanced movie screenings.

Earn money and pay none -  With no annual fee, the American Express Air Miles card helps you pay for your next trip without expecting anything in return.

Extended warranty and purchase protection - Any time you use your Amex card to purchase something that's already under warranty, Amex and Air Miles will extend that warranty even further.