Point Calculator: American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card

The American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card earns 3x miles with Air Canada and 2x on dining. Review benefits, calculate Aeroplan Points, and compare cards.
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The American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card features three bonus categories which are Air Canada, Air Canada Vacations, and dining. There's no limit to the amount of bonus Aeroplan Points you can earn in these categories and no limit to the amount of Aeroplan Points you can earn with the card overall.

  • 3x Air Canada
  • 3x Air Canada Vacations
  • 2x Dining
    • Includes restaurant, fast food, coffee shop and drinking establishments in Canada, and delivery of food in Canada as a primary business (not groceries).
  • 1x Everything Else

Perks & Benefits

The American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card is stuffed to the brim with benefits such as lounge, priority benefits, the ability to earn a companion pass with spend and more.

  • 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.
  • American Express Benefits
    • American Express Experiences
    • Front Of The Line
  • Travel & Shopping Coverage

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

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Updated 2020-09-23 By Robert Flowers III

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