Aeroplan Miles Calculators - Aeroplan Visa Signature Card

Aeroplan Visa Signature Card

2x Air Canada

Calculate how many Aeroplan Miles you can earn and the cash value of the Aeroplan Visa Signature (USA) based on spend, benefits, and the annual fee. Compare the results side by side against any rewards card.

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The Aeroplan Visa Signature Card is the only card available to U.S.-based members for the Aeroplan Rewards Program. It provides very little in terms of earning and provides no benefits for those invested in flying with Aeroplan.

Bonus Categories

The Aeroplan Visa Signature Card feature one bonus category which is purchases made with Air Canada. There is no limit to the amount of Aeroplan Miles you can earn spending in the bonus categories and no limit to the amount of Aeroplan Miles you can earn overall running spend through the card.

2x Air Canada

The Aeroplan Visa Signature Card earns 2 Aeroplan Miles per $1 spent with Air Canada. This is a very low earning rate that can be beat by most cards that feature the bonus categories of airfare or travel. Membership Rewards Cards such as the AMEX Platinum or AMEX Gold can earn 5 points and 3 points, respectively, when used for Air Canada airfare and those points can be transferred at a 1 point to 1 mile ratio directly to your Aeroplan account. If you're trying to earn Aeroplan Miles, I recommend looking at Membership Rewards Point earning cards.

1x Non-Category

All non-Air Canada purchases on the Aeroplan Visa Signature Card will earn you 1 Aeroplan Mile per $1 spent. That makes this card a bad choice for non-category purchases as well. Cards such as the AMEX Blue Business Card earns 2x Membership Rewards Points per $1 spent which can transfer to Aeroplan for a total of 2 Aeroplan Miles. At most, you can even pick up a 1.5% cash back card like the Chase Freedom Unlimited or a 2% cash back card like the Citi Double Cash to earn a better value.

Perks and Benefits

There are no perks or benefits that come with holding this card. Canadian based members have exceptionally better co-branded credit cards for Aeroplan when it comes to perks and benefits.

Sign Up Bonus

The standard sign up bonus for the Aeroplan Visa Signature Card is 25,000 Aeroplan Miles after you spend $1,000 within the first 3 billing cycles. This is worth at least $250, but can be worth as much as $375+ when redeemed for flights.

Credit Card Fees

Annual Fee
Authorized User Fee
Foreign Transaction Fee

Annual Fee

The annual fee for the Aeroplan Visa Signature Card is $0 the first year, then $95 annually. The annual fee eats away at the already low return this card receives.

Authorized User Fee

There is no authorized user fee for adding additional users to the Aeroplan Visa Signature Card.

Foreign Transaction Fee

The foreign transaction fee for the Aeroplan Visa Signature Card is 0%. While that's great, the card does not provide any real benefit when it comes to overseas purchases.

and Card Value Calculator

You can use this rewards calculator to calculate how many points, miles, or cash back you can earn based on your spend per category. This calculator will also give you the dollar value of the card based on rewards earned and how much each benefit is worth to you minus the fees. You can click the Compare A Card button to compare this card against another card in the same calculator.

All category spend entered in the primary card's column will carry over to all credit card pages on the site so you don't have to re-enter the same information over again.

Credit Card
This calculator will calculate the cash value of the selected credit card(s) based on spend, benefits, and fees. You can compare this card against any another rewards card side-by-side by clicking on the Compare A Card button.
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Compare A Card
Select a card from the list below to compare it side by side against this card. You can search by card name (e.g. chase sapphire reserve, uber visa) or by rewards program (e.g. thankyou points, membership rewards points).
Currency Worth
This is the cash value of points and miles used in these calculations. You can click on the amount to change the value or you can select View Rewards As to calculate your rewards when transferred to partners.
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This section allows you to view your rewards as if you transferred them to a partner. Select a transfer partner below and the calculator will alter the calculator to reflect the transfer ratio and the reward currency of the receiving program. This only applies to the currency of the selected card. Not all programs have transfer partners. I also do not have the cash value of points and miles for all transfer partners.
Edit Value
Enter the cash value of these rewards in cents per point/mile. You can enter the value as X.XX cents or 0.0XXX cents. The maximum value allowed is 15 cents ($0.15) and the minimal value is 0.1 cents ($0.001).
Loyalty/Rewards Programs
Covers hotel loyalty status, status with bank rewards programs, and few others. These are added automatically based on card selection, but can be manually added as well.
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Add/Remove Loyalty Programs
Select which loyalty programs you want to include in the calculations. You will be able to select your status with the program and it will calculate additional points/bonuses based on what you enter in the calculator.
Loyalty Programs
Other Bonuses
All card card specific bonuses will be listed here. These are added automatically based on the selected card(s).
Categories Spending
Enter how much you spend in each category listed. You can click on the amount to edit the value. You can use +/- Categories to add and remove categories from the list and Options to copy spend between columns and clear all spend.
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Add/Remove Categories
Select which categories you want to appear in this calculator. You can search categories by typing in a keyword below. De-selecting categories will remove them from this calculator. Categories are changed once you hit 'Update'.
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Clear Spend
This will clear the spend in all of the categories in both columns. This will also clear all saved values.
Copy Spend
Copy Right will take the spend from the left column and copy it to the right column. Copy Left will take the spend from the right column and copy it to the left column. The spend amount ($) and unit of time (month, day, quarter) will be copied over.
Reward Bonuses
This section holds sign up bonuses, loyalty bonuses, and bonus bonuses. Most bonuses here will be listed automatically based on certain criteria. You can click 'Extra Bonus' if you wish to enter your own bonus amount.
Extra Bonus
Any additional bonuses you wish to add such as a sign up bonus or point bonus for adding authorized users
Total Earnings
Sum of all rewards above this line.
Cash Value of Earnings
Based off of currency worth.
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Monetary Bonuses/Perks
This is a list of cash perks and bonuses associated with the selected card(s). Some perks will be listed here automatically. You can click on 'Perk Bonus' if you want to add additional value for the card.
Perk Bonus
Enter how much you value any unmentioned perks this card offers.
Annual Fees
This section contains the annual fee and authorized user fee (if applicable) to hold on to the listed card(s).
Edit Fees
Edit the annual fee and authorized user fee of the Card (if applicable).
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Grand Total
The total estimated value you can get out of this card and the amount of return for your spend.
Total Card Value
The value of the card when everything is taken into account.
Total Return
The percent you are earning per dollar spent on this card.

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Page Last Updated: 2019-04-04

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