American Express Aeroplan Business Reserve Card Calculator

Card Details & Aeroplan Miles Calculator
Card Available November 8th, 2020
3x Air Canada
3x Air Canada Vacations
2x Hotel
2x Car Rental
1x Non-Category
Air Canada Mable Leaf Lounge Access
Priority Airport Services
SQM & eUpgrade Credit Rollover
Annual Worldwide Companion Pass w/ Spend
Free Checked Bag
Earn Status Qualifying Miles w/ Spend
Travel & Shopping Coverage

Calculate total Aeroplan Miles and the value of the AMEX Aeroplan Business Reserve Card. Compare side by side top travel cards based on spend and fees.


Bonus Categories

The American Express Aeroplan Business Reserve Card features four bonus categories which are Air Canada, Air Canada Vacations, hotels and rental car agencies. There's no limit to the amount of bonus Aeroplan Miles you can earn in these categories and no limit to the amount of Aeroplan Miles you can earn with the card overall.

  • 3x Air Canada
  • 3x Air Canada Vacations
  • 2x Hotel
    • Hotel spend made through American Express Travel Services is eligible.
  • 2x Car Rental
    • Car rental spend made through American Express Travel Services is eligible.
  • 1x Non-Category

Perks & Benefits

The American Express Aeroplan Business Reserve Card features a bunch of benefits that is great for any business that wants great perks with Air Canada.

  • Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges
    • Enjoy access to Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges and Air Canada Cafes in North America with a same day ticket on a departing Air Canada or Star Alliance flight.
  • Priority Airport Services
    • Priority airport services include:
      • Priority Airport Check-In
      • Priority Boarding
      • Priority Baggage Handling
    • Priority services applies to Air Canada flights.
    • Cardholder and up to 8 companions traveling on the same reservation can enjoy the Priority Airport Services benefit.
  • Annual Worldwide Companion Pass
    • Earn a worldwide companion pass when you spend $25,000 before the anniversary date.
    • Companion pass allows you to buy an accompanying Air Canada economy class ticket for a companion at a fixed based fare from $99 to a maximum of $599 CAD.
    • The base fare you have to pay will depend on your destination:
      • $99 CAD - Within Canada & Continental US
      • $299 CAD - to/from Hawaii, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean
      • $499 CAD - South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa
      • $599 CAD - Asia, Australia, New Zealand
    • Taxes, fees, charges, and surcharges will still need to be paid on the companion ticket in addition to the base fare.
  • Priority Upgrades
    • Receive priority access to the standby list and eUpgrades.
  • Pearson Airport Perks
    • Complimentary Valet Service (T1, T3)
    • 15% Discount Airport Express Park (T1) and Daily Park (T1, T3)
    • 15% Discount Car Care Services
    • Use of Pearson Priority Security Lane (T1, T3)
      • Applies to authorized users with a Platinum Card
  • Free Checked Bag
    • Free checked bag is for up to 8 people traveling on the same reservation on Air Canada flights.
    • Checked bag is up to 23kg/50lb.
    • Applies to the first checked bag only meaning those who already receive a complimentary first checked will not benefit from this perk.
  • Status Qualifying Miles w/ Spend
    • Earn 1,000 Status Qualifying Miles (SQM) and 1 Status Qualify Segment (SQS) for every $5,000 in purchases you charge to the card.
    • SQMs earned in this fashion do not count towards Million Mile Status.
  • Rollover Benefits
    • Rollover up to 200,000 Status Qualifying Miles from the prior qualification year to the next.
    • Unused eUpgrade credits can also be rolled over into the following year.
  • Travel & Shopping Coverage
    • Out of Province/Country Emergency Medical Insurance
    • Trip Cancellation Insurance
    • Trip Interruption Insurance
    • Flight Delay Insurance
    • Baggage Delay Insurance
    • Lost or Stolen Baggage Insurance
    • Hotel Burglary Insurance
    • Car Rental Theft and Damage Insurance
    • Travel Accident Insurance ($500,000)
    • Travel Emergency Assistance
    • Buyer's Assurance Protection Plan
    • Purchase Protection Plan
    • Employee Card Misuse Protection

These benefits are available to supplementary cardmembers (authorized users) who have an Aeroplan Business Reserve Card. Aeroplan Business Reserve No Fee Cards will not receive these benefits.

Sign Up Bonus (SUB)

The sign up bonus for the American Express Aeroplan Business Reserve Card is not currently listed, but you can earn a waitlist bonus of 10,000 Aeroplan Points. This requires you to go to the American Express page to sign up and be notified about the new Aeroplan credit cards before and after they have been released. The waitlist bonus is on top of whatever the sign up bonus will be.

Fees & Income Requirements

Annual Fee

The annual fee for the American Express Aeroplan Business Reserve Card is $599. If you frequently fly Air Canada and you can make use of the card benefits, it's well worth the fee.

Authorized User Fee

The authorized user fee for the American Express Aeroplan Business Reserve Card is $199 which gives users the ability to earn points along with access to several card benefits. American Express Aeroplan Business Reserve No Fee Cards can also be obtained for $0 if you want additional users to only be able to earn points.

Foreign Transaction Fee

The foreign conversion rate for the American Express Aeroplan Business Reserve Card is not listed. I'm guess that it will be 2.5% like the rest of the cards in the Aeroplan line-up.

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.

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