AMEX Platinum Card

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Canada
3x Dining
2x Travel
+1x AMEX Travel
CAD$ 200 Annual Travel Credit
Lounge Access
Elite Hotel Status

The Platinum Card (Canada) offers a solid return across multiple categories, but the card really shines for those that travel. It offers annual travel credits, access to thousands of lounges, elite status with several hotel brands, and much more. It's a card you will want to consider if you're looking for superb travel benefits.

Bonus Categories

The Platinum Card (Canada) features two bonus categories which are dining and travel. There is no cap on these bonus categories and their is no limit to the amount of Membership Rewards Points you can earn spending on the card in general.

  • 3x Dining
    • Includes restaurants, fast food, cafés, bars, and anything else labeled as dining in Canada.
  • 2x Travel
    • Includes airfare, hotel, cruises, rail and road transportation, and lodging and tour operator sales.
    • Does not nclude local and commuter transportation.
  • 1x Non-Category

Perks & Benefits

The Platinum Card (Canada) comes stacked with many elite benefits that can be useful for anyone traveling the world.

  • CAD$ 200 Travel Credit
    • For a single travel booking of $200+ on AMEX Travel Portal or through Platinum Card Services.
  • Lounge Access
    • Centurion Lounges
    • International American Express Lounges
    • Plaza Premium Lounges
    • Delta Sky Club
    • Airspace Lounges
    • Escape Lounges
    • Priority Pass
    • Executive Lounges by Swissport
    • Québec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport VIP Lounge
  • Fine Hotels & Resorts
    • Includes 4pm late checkout, complimentary daily breakfast for two, and more.
  • Complimentary Hotel Elite Status
    • Hilton Honors Gold
    • Marriott Bonvoy Gold
    • Shangri-La Golden Circle Jade
    • Radisson Rewards Gold
  • Toronto Airport Benefits
    • Pearson Airport Priority Security Lane.
    • Complimentary valet service at the Express Park and Daily Park.
    • 15% discount on parking rates at the Express Park and Daily Park.
  • Platinum Concierge
  • AMEX Invites
  • No Preset Spending Limit
  • Insurance and Protections
    • Trip Cancellation Insurance
    • Trip Interruption Insurance
    • $500,000 Travel Accident Insurance
    • Fraud Protection Guarantee
    • Purchase Protection Plan
    • Buyer's Assurance Protection Plan

Sign Up Bonus (SUB)

The standard sign up bonus for the AMEX Platinum Card is 50,000 Membership Rewards Point after spending $3,000 in purchases in the first 3 months of Cardmembership. This is worth an easy $500 but can be worth more when transferred to airline partners.

Fees

Annual Fee

The annual fee for the AMEX Platinum Card (Canada) is CAD $699. With all the benefits offered, this can easily be worth the fee if you take advantage of the annual travel credit and the lounge access.

Authorized User Fee

The authorized user fee to add additional Platinum Cards will cost you CAD $175 each. Cardholders can also add additional Gold Cards for CAD $50 each. If you have friends and family that travel just as much as you, adding them as users can help build points faster and save money on lounge fees.

Foreign Transaction Fee

Foreign purchases made on the AMEX Platinum Card will cost 2.5% per charge. This is on top of the conversion rate based on interbank rates selected from customary industry sources.

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