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American Express® AIR MILES®* Platinum Credit Card

American Express® AIR MILES®* Platinum Credit Card

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Network Provider
American Express
Provider
American Express
Type
Rewards
Annual fee
$120
Purchase interest rate
19.99%
Cash advance rate
22.99% *provided you make your minimum monthly payments on time
Balance transfer rate
1.99% 22.99% after 6 months
Credit Needed
Excellent (750-900)

Card Features

  • 24/7 Customer Service
  • Air Miles Rewards
  • Entertainment Benefits
  • Extended Warranty
  • Purchase Protection
  • Rental Car Insurance
  • Travel Insurance

About This Card

The American Express Air Miles Platinum Credit Card is an annual fee credit card, but only those with excellent credit scores are eligible for it.

With the American Express Air Miles Platinum Credit Card, cardholders earn 1 Mile for every $5 charged to the card at eligible Canadian food & drink and gas & transit. Purchases made everywhere else earn cardholders 1Mile for every $10 spent.

Here's how: when you’re paying for a purchase, show your Air Miles card, then pay with the American Express Air Miles Platinum Credit Card — it's that easy.

Plus, enjoy an interest rate of 1.99% for the first six months of ownership if you transfer your other credit balances to the American Express Air Miles Platinum Credit Card.

The American Express Air Miles Platinum Credit Card has an annual fee of $120, but no fee for additional cards. The card features an interest rate of 19.99% on purchases and 22.99% on cash advances and transfers. Late or missed payments will trigger an increase in interest. Depending on your payment history, your interest could rise to 23.99% or 26.99%.

Purchases made on the card in a foreign currency are subject to a 2.5% fee. 

 

Why get the American Express Air Miles Platinum Credit Card?

Welcome bonus – New American Express Air Miles Platinum cardholders are eligible to receive a welcome bonus of 1,700 Miles when $1,500 in purchases are charged to the card within the first three months. In addition, you can earn 150 Miles for every $500 charged to the card each month, for the first six months (up to a maximum of 300 Miles per monthly billing period). This welcome bonus expires on January 20, 2020.

Balance transfers - Transfer a balance from another credit card and take advantage of a 1.99% interest rate for the first six months.

Earn Air Miles, even as you spend Air Miles - American Express® AIR MILES®* Platinum cardholders are able to take advantage of Amex’s Annual Travel Redemption Benefit. When you book a vacation with Air Miles, you get the opportunity to earn back Bonus Miles equivalent to 25% of the net number of Miles used (up to a maximum of 750 Bonus Miles). This benefit is only available once a year.    

Transfer Offer – New cardholders have the option to transfer their balance from another credit card at a rate of 1.99% interest for the first six months. There is no fee for transferring. The maximum balance is $7,500.

Referral program – When a cardholder refers friends or family to the American Express Air Miles Platinum Credit Card, they are eligible for a referral bonus of 500 Air Miles reward miles. Cardholders are able to earn up to 7,500 reward miles in referral bonuses per the calendar year.

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