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®*: Aeroplan, AeroplanPlus, the Aeroplan logo and ClassicFlight are registered trademarks of Aimia Canada Inc.

®**: Air Canada, Air Canada express, and Air Canada rouge are registered trademarks of Air Canada, used under license from Air Canada.

TM*: Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge is a trademark of Air Canada, used under license from Air Canada.

®***, TM**: Trademark of AIR MILES®*** International Trading B.V. Used under license by LoyaltyOne, Co. and Amex Bank of Canada.

Ø As per Aeroplan's current reward chart, 15,000 Aeroplan Miles are enough for a short-haul roundtrip ClassicFlight®* Reward Ticket in economy class within Canada, or to the continental US (plus applicable fees and taxes). See aeroplan.com for more details.

± As per Aeroplan's current reward chart, 25,000 Aeroplan Miles are enough for a long-haul roundtrip ClassicFlight®* Reward Seat in economy class within Canada, or to the continental US (plus applicable fees and taxes). Reward seat availability is capacity controlled and is subject to seasonality of demand. See aeroplan.com for more details.

◊ These exclusive benefits are available when you redeem using the AIR MILES reward miles in your AIR MILES®*** Dream Balance.

‡ All Rewards offered are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the AIR MILES®*** Reward Program, are subject to change and may be withdrawn without notice. To redeem for Travel and/or Merchandise Rewards, you must have accumulated sufficient AIR MILES®*** reward miles in your Dream Balance. Some restrictions may apply. Quantities may be limited. Collectors must pay taxes, fuel surcharges and other applicable charges and fees on air, hotel and car rental Rewards. Travel Rewards may be subject to a minimum advance booking and availability from participating Suppliers. No cancellations, exchange or refunds for tickets, certificates or merchandise once booked or ordered. For complete details, visit airmiles.ca. For an AIR MILES reward mile balance update, a new or replacement AIR MILES Collector Card or redemption information please visit airmiles.ca.

† All insurance coverage is subject to the terms and conditions of the respective master policies. Certain limitations, exclusions and restrictions apply. Please read your Certificates of Insurance carefully.

  1. Subject to space availability. American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Reserve Cardmembers or American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Platinum Cardmembers may access the Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge, where available, upon presentation of their American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Reserve Card or American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Platinum Card and a confirmed, same-day departing ticket on a flight operated by Air Canada, Air Canada rouge®** or under the Air Canada express®** banner. Also applicable on same-day departing Air Canada codeshare or select Air Canada partner airline flights. For a nominal entry fee, Cardmember is permitted paid guests in the lounge, pending space availability. Access is subject to Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge terms and conditions and may not be available due to unforeseen circumstances. Other conditions apply. Supplementary AeroplanPlus Reserve Cardmembers receive Maple Leaf Lounge access. Supplementary AeroplanPlus Gold Cardmembers do not receive Maple Leaf Lounge Access.
  2. Canadian Platinum Lounge Benefit - Holders of eligible American Express® Cards (The Platinum Card®, The Business Platinum CardTM from American Express®, the American Express® Corporate Platinum Card) ("Eligible Cardmembers") may access participating Canadian and International airport lounges ("Participating Lounges") on a complimentary basis. Participating Lounges may change from time to time. To access a Participating Lounge, Eligible Cardmember must show a valid, unexpired eligible American Express® Card, airline ticket for travel on the same day and government issued photo identification in the name of the Eligible Cardmember. Eligible Cardmember's spouse and 2 children under the age of 21, or one travel companion, may enter a participating lounge as complimentary guests. Guest must accompany eligible Cardmember; show a valid airline ticket for travel on the same day and government-issued photo identification to access a participating lounge. International Plaza Premium Lounges, maximum of 2 hour stay. In Québec City's Jean Lesage International Airport VIP Lounge, eligible Cardmember's children must be under the age of 18. House rules, terms and conditions of Participating Lounges apply. Use of Participating Lounges is subject to availability. Unless otherwise stated, Participating Lounge access cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or benefit and is subject to change or cancellation at any time.
  3. Air Canada Priority Check-in - applicable at airports where Air Canada priority check-in is available, upon presentation of their American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Platinum Card or American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Reserve Card and a confirmed, same-day departing ticket on a flight operated by Air Canada, Air Canada rouge®** or under the Air Canada express®** banner. Also applicable for confirmed, same-day travel using Aeroplan Flight Rewards on a flight operated by Air Canada, Air Canada rouge or under the Air Canada express banner. Flights operated by other airlines are not eligible for Air Canada Priority Check-in.
  4. Pearson Priority Lane – American Express Basic and Supplementary Cardmembers with an eligible American Express® Card (The Platinum Card®, American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Platinum Card, American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Reserve Card, American Express® AIR MILES®***Reserve Credit Card, Business Platinum CardTM from American Express®, American Express® Corporate Platinum Card) ) ("Eligible Cardmembers") are entitled to access the Pearson Priority Lanes ("Priority Lane") during peak airport operating hours. The Priority Lanes are serviced by the Greater Toronto Airport Authority. Priority Lanes are located at select departure areas at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in Terminal 1 & 3. Access to a Pearson Priority Lane is available to Eligible Cardmembers and companions travelling on the same itinerary upon the presentation of a valid, unexpired Eligible Card. The name on the Card must match the name on the boarding pass. All passengers departing Pearson International Airport, including those accessing the Priority Lane are required to comply with airport security and customs screening requirements. Priority Lane access is subject to change or cancellation at any time and additional terms and conditions apply.
  5. Toronto Pearson Valet Service - Basic and Supplementary eligible American Express® Cards (The Platinum Card®, American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Platinum Card, American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Reserve Card and the Business Platinum CardTM from American Express®) ("Eligible Cardmembers") must charge the parking fee to their Eligible Card for the associated $25 Valet fee to be waived. Waived fee applies only to Toronto Pearson Airport Valet Services in Terminal 1 and 3. For more information on Valet Service visit torontopearson.com.
  6. Toronto Pearson Discounted Car Care - Select Cardmembers Only (The Platinum Card®, American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Platinum Card, American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Reserve Card and the Business Platinum CardTM from American Express®). Conditions Apply. Only Canadian American Express® Cards are eligible for the Car Care services.
  7. Toronto Pearson 15% Parking Discount - 15% discount off the cost of parking (including taxes) will be provided as a credit to your eligible American Express®Card (The Platinum Card®, American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Platinum Card, American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Reserve Card and the Business Platinum CardTM from American Express®) statement. The parking lot is subject to availability. Discount available at Express Park in Terminal 1 and Daily Park in Terminals 1 & 3. For more information on parking lots visittorontopearson.com.
  8. Underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada. Trips will not be covered for trip cancellation, if purchased with points (including Aeroplan miles) from a reward program other than the Membership Rewards® Program. All reward programs are governed by their own terms & conditions.
  9. Underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada. Trips will not be covered for trip interruption, if purchased with points (including Aeroplan miles) from a reward program other than the Membership Rewards® Program. All reward programs are governed by their own terms & conditions.
  10. Underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada. Coverage is in effect as long as you have fully charged your rental to your Card. There are specific conditions that apply to who may rent and drive the rental vehicle, the length of rental and the type of vehicle covered.
  11. Underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada.
  12. $200 Annual Travel Credit - The $200 CAD Annual Travel Credit can only be redeemed at time of booking through Platinum Card Travel Service or at americanexpress.ca/travel. Travel booking must be charged to The Platinum Card. If you choose to use the Travel Credit, it will be credited to your Card account within 2 business days. Cardmember is entitled to one (1) Annual Travel Credit each calendar year, towards a single travel booking of $200 or more, and will appear on the Platinum Cardmember’s billing statement as "Platinum Annual Travel Credit". If you cancel your travel booking after redeeming the Annual Travel Credit, you will not be able to use it again in the same calendar year.
  13. Account must be in good standing. Membership Rewards points will be earned by the Basic Cardmember on the amount of purchases, less credits and adjustments. Interest charges, annual fees, other fees and charges for travellers cheques and foreign currencies are not purchases and do not qualify for Membership Rewards points.
  14. Service fees may apply. Fees will vary according to type of service requested.
  15. Account must be in good standing. Aeroplan Miles are earned on the amount of all purchases, less credits and returns. Interest, annual fees, other fees, and charges for travellers cheques and foreign currencies are not considered purchases and do not qualify for Aeroplan Miles.
  16. Each year, if you reach $25,000 in net purchases on your account before your anniversary date, you will earn 1.5 Aeroplan Miles for every $1.00 of additional purchases charged to your Card. Each anniversary date, the amount of annual net purchases resets to zero.
  17. Basic Cardmember may redeem 15,000 Aeroplan Miles for one short-haul roundtrip ClassicFlight®* Reward Ticket in economy class and receive a complimentary Partner Ticket for the same itinerary. Travel options vary according to departure city. Miles must be from Cardmember's Aeroplan account. Limit one Partner Ticket per year. Subject to availability and capacity control. All bookings must be made through Aeroplan at 1-800-361-5373 and charged to an American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card. Aeroplan booking fee will be waived; however, fees and taxes apply. Changes subject to availability, fees and restrictions. Aeroplan reinstatement fee applies to cancellations. Not transferable, cumulative or redeemable for cash. Subject to change or cancellation. Full terms and conditions apply. Aeroplan Program terms and conditions, including Air Reward Terms and Conditions apply and are available at www.aeroplan.com/terms_and_conditions.do.
  18. You can earn 2 Membership Rewards points for every $1 in eligible consumer purchases at American Express retail merchants as follows: (i) at stand-alone automobile gasoline stations in Canada, (ii) at stand-alone drugstores in Canada, (iii) at stand-alone grocery stores in Canada, and (iv) for travel services or travel bookings including air, water, rail and road transport, lodging and tour operator sales but not including local and commuter transportation. Purchases at merchants where gas, grocery, pharmacy and travel sales are not their primary business (including superstores, wholesale clubs, alcohol retailers and general merchandise retailers) do not qualify for the earn rate in this category. Merchants are typically assigned codes and categorized based on what they sell. Earn rate of 1 point for every $1 applies if the merchant code is not in an eligible category, the purchase is made using an electronic wallet or is not made directly from the provider of the good or service, e.g. through a third party or by using a mobile device (e.g. smart phone) with an attached card reader. Provided your account is in good standing, points can be earned on eligible purchases less returns and other credits. Interest, fees, and charges for travellers cheques and foreign currencies are not purchases and do not earn points.
  19. Basic Cardmembers can earn one additional bonus Membership Rewards point for every dollar charged to your American Express Gold Rewards Card for eligible hotel and car rental bookings (less credits and adjustments) made through the American Express Travel website where American Express Travel (not the hotel or car rental company) is the merchant. Hotel bookings under The Hotel Collection program are not eligible for this bonus Membership Rewards points offer. The number of bonus Membership Rewards points is calculated by multiplying each eligible transaction by one subject to rounding. Terms and Conditions of the Membership Rewards Program apply. In order to redeem points for any travel booking, the Membership Rewards Program account must be active and the Card must be in good standing.
  20. You can redeem Membership Rewards points for a statement credit towards an Eligible Purchase charged to an Eligible Card. You must redeem a minimum of 1,000 Points per redemption. Redemption rates may vary by Eligible Card. Statement credits on your Card Account should not exceed the aggregate amount of the Eligible Purchase(s) on your Eligible Card. If an otherwise Eligible Purchase participates in the American Express Installment Program, only the amount billed each month will be counted as an Eligible Purchase. You can register for online services to view your Eligible Purchases and to redeem online. Only Eligible Purchases posted to your Card Account during the last 3 months, up to 150 most recent Eligible Purchases will be displayed for redemption. If you wish to redeem points towards an Eligible Purchase within the last 12 months that is not displayed online, please contact us at the number listed on the back of your Card.
  21. Membership Rewards points transfers must be made in increments of 100 points, with a minimum redemption requirement of 1,000 points for each transfer. 1,000 Membership Rewards points = 1,000 Aeroplan Miles. Other terms, conditions, and restrictions apply. Visit membershiprewards.ca for full Membership Rewards Terms and Conditions.
  22. Membership Rewards point transfers must be made in increments of 100 points with a minimum transfer requirement of 1,000 points for each transfer. 1,000 Membership Rewards points = 1,000 Avios. Avios are subject to British Airways Executive Club terms and conditions. For more information please visit ba.com.
  23. Lounge access is subject to the requirements, terms, conditions and restrictions of lounge providers. Enrollment may be required with certain providers and lounge usage fees may apply. For details, visit www.americanexpress.ca/businessplatinum.
  24. Earn Rate- You can earn AIR MILES reward miles for eligible retail purchases at American Express merchants in Canada as follows:
    • 1 reward mile for every $10 at AIR MILES Sponsors. Visit the eligible sponsor list at americanexpress.ca/airmilessponsors. List is subject to change without notice.
    • 1 reward mile for every $10 at (i) stand-alone gasoline stations for automobiles, (ii) stand-alone grocery stores, and (iii) stand-alone drugstores. Purchases at merchants where gas, grocery and pharmacy sales are not their primary business (including superstores, wholesale clubs, alcohol retailers and general merchandise retailers) and purchases at sponsors do not qualify for the earn rate in this category.
    • 1 reward mile for every $15 of other card purchases.
    Merchants are typically assigned codes and categorized based on what they sell. Earn rate of 1 reward mile for every $15 applies if the merchant code is not in an eligible category, the purchase is made using an electronic wallet or is not made directly from the provider of the good or service, e.g. through a third party or by using a mobile device (e.g. smart phone) with an attached card reader. Provided your account is in good standing, reward miles can be earned on eligible purchases less returns and other credits. Funds advances, interest, fees, balance transfers, Amex cheques and charges for travellers cheques and foreign currencies are not purchases and do not earn reward miles.
  25. FlexFlyTM** - Visit www.airmiles.ca to book an appointment or call 1-888-606-8888 to speak to an AIR MILES®*** Concierge Specialist to review your flight options. You will have access to additional airlines, destinations, and departure times not available in the AIR MILES Flight Program. Flights can be booked in economy or business class and without blackout dates. You can redeem AIR MILES reward miles for the full cost of your flight (including surcharges, fees and taxes) or use a combination of AIR MILES reward miles and pay the difference with your American Express Card. Economy and Business Class redemption options subject to availability. The AIR MILES®*** reward mile redemption rate for an AIR MILES®*** FlexFlyTM** redemption is 770 AIR MILES®*** reward miles per $100.
  26. Companion Flight Benefit – Once per year, based on the date your American Express AIR MILES Reserve Credit Card account was opened on our system, when a Basic Cardmember redeems up to a maximum of 1,700 AIR MILES®*** reward miles for one round-trip flight in economy class within the AIR MILES®*** Flight Program, they can receive a Companion Flight for the same itinerary, excluding service charges and taxes. Subject to availability. The Companion Flight benefit cannot be used in conjunction with the AIR MILES®*** FlexFly Benefit.
  27. Priority Pass – American Express AIR MILES Reserve Credit Card Basic Cardmember(s) ("Cardmember") may apply for a Priority Pass membership ("PP membership"). PP membership is subject to approval by Priority Pass Limited ("PPL") and is not guaranteed. Unless cancelled or unused within the three year membership period, PP membership automatically renews on its anniversary date. PP membership may be cancelled by American Express if: (i) the Priority Pass benefit associated with the American Express AIR MILES Reserve Credit Card is changed or terminated, or (ii) the Cardmember’s American Express AIR MILES Reserve Credit Card is cancelled. PP membership includes access to any airport lounge participating in the Priority Pass Program. Participating lounges are owned and operated by independent third parties and their participation and/or facilities can change from time to time. To access a lounge, the Cardmember will need to show his/her valid Priority Pass card and an airline ticket for travel on the same day for the Cardmember and each of his/her guests. At their sole discretion, participating lounges may restrict entry of persons under 21 years old; please check restriction details for the individual lounges at www.prioritypass.com or your Priority Pass Directory provided by PPL. This membership provides four (4) complimentary visits per year to any of the participating lounges in the program. Cardmembers can apply complimentary visits towards accompanying guest visits. After your four (4) complimentary visits have been used, you may visit for a nominal fee of US$27 per person, per visit. Lounge access charges can be billed by PPL to the American Express AIR MILES Reserve Credit Card connected to the Cardmember’s PP membership upon PP’s receipt of notification from the lounge visited. All Cardmembers are subject to PPL’s terms and conditions for the Priority Pass Program and the individual lounge operators’ terms of use for the participating lounges visited. For complete PPL terms and conditions and a directory of participating lounge locations, please visit: www.prioritypass.com. Amex Bank will share your information with Priority Pass for enrollment and membership maintenance purposes.
  28. Priority Pass – Subject to space availability. Basic and Supplementary Cardmember(s) (“Cardmember”) may apply for a Priority Pass membership (“PP membership”). PP membership is subject to approval by Priority Pass Limited (“PPL”) and is not guaranteed. Unless cancelled, PP membership automatically renews on its anniversary date. PP membership may be cancelled by American Express if: (i) the Priority Pass benefit associated with the American Express AeroplanPlus Reserve Card is changed or terminated, or (ii) the Cardmember’s American Express AeroplanPlus Reserve Card is cancelled. PP membership includes access to any airport lounge participating in the Priority Pass Program. Participating lounges are owned and operated by independent third parties and their participation and/or facilities can change from time to time. To access a lounge, the Cardmember will need to show his/her valid Priority Pass card and an airline ticket for travel on the same day for the Cardmember and each of his/her guests sole discretion, participating lounges may restrict entry of persons under 21 years old; please check restriction details for the individual lounges at www.prioritypass.com or your Priority Pass Directory provided by PPL. All Priority Pass lounge visits are complimentary for the enrolled Cardmember only. All guests are subject to a fee of $27 US per person per visit. Lounge access charges can be billed by PPL to the American Express AeroplanPlus Reserve Card connected to the Cardmember’s PP membership upon PP’s receipt of notification from the lounge visited. All Cardmembers are subject to PPL’s terms and conditions for the Priority Pass Program and the individual lounge operators’ terms of use for the participating lounges visited. For complete PPL terms and conditions and a directory of participating lounge locations, please visit: www.prioritypass.com.
  29. Cardmembers can receive one (1) complimentary eligible first checked bag (per one–way route) when travelling on flights operated by Air Canada, under the Air Canada express banner and Air Canada rouge. An eligible first checked bag is subject to Air Canada’s baggage policies which can change without notice. The benefit is applicable to baggage that complies with the most current Air Canada weight and size restrictions for standard checked baggage and does not apply to flights that already offer complimentary first checked baggage or to oversized/overweight bags. Basic and Supplementary Cardmembers can each receive up to a maximum of five (5) complimentary first checked bags annually based on their respective Cardmembership anniversary date(s). To receive this benefit, Cardmembers are required to show their American Express AeroplanPlus Reserve Card to the Air Canada agent when checking in for their Air Canada flight at the check-in counter. Cardmembers must also include their Aeroplan number on their reservation at the time of booking, or book their Aeroplan flight reward using Miles from their Aeroplan account. The benefit is not applicable if the Cardmember checks in with any other airline other than Air Canada (even if connecting to an Air Canada flight), and is not applicable to companion travelers, including companions travelling on the same reservation as the Cardmember. Please allow two weeks from the date of activating your Card to access this benefit. For more details on the Air Canada baggage policy please visit www.aircanada.com/en/travelinfo/airport/baggage/checked.html
  30. The Basic American Express AeroplanPlus Reserve Cardmember may redeem 15,000 Aeroplan Miles for one Aeroplan ClassicFlight economy class short-haul round-trip flight or may redeem 25,000 Aeroplan Miles for one short-haul or long-haul round-trip ClassicFlight Reward Ticket in economy class and receive a Partner Ticket for the same itinerary. Travel options vary according to departure city. Miles must be from Cardmember’s Aeroplan account. Limit one Partner Ticket per Cardmembership anniversary year. Subject to availability and capacity control. All bookings must be made through Aeroplan at 1-855-279-3896 and charged to an American Express AeroplanPlus Reserve Card. Aeroplan booking fee will be waived; however, fees and taxes apply. Changes subject to availability, fees and restrictions. Aeroplan reinstatement fee applies to cancellations. Not transferable, cumulative or redeemable for cash. Subject to change or cancellation. Full terms and conditions apply. Aeroplan Program terms and conditions, including Air Reward Terms and Conditions apply and are available at www.aeroplan.com/terms_and_conditions.do.
  31. The $200 CAD Annual Travel Credit can only be redeemed at time of booking through American Express Travel Services or at americanexpress.ca/travel. Travel booking must be charged to The American Express AeroplanPlus Reserve Card. If you choose to use the Travel Credit, it will be credited to your Card account within 2 business days. The Basic Cardmember is entitled to one (1) Annual Travel Credit each year based on Card membership anniversary date, towards a single travel booking of $200 or more, and will appear on The American Express AeroplanPlus Reserve Card Member’s billing statement as “American Express Annual Travel Credit”. If you cancel your travel booking after redeeming the Annual Travel Credit, you will not be able to use it again in the same year.
  32. Purchase must be charged in full to an American Express Card issued by Amex Bank of Canada. Subject to availability and to event and ticketing agent terms, conditions and fees. Not all seats are available. All sales are final. No refunds. No exchanges.
 
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