AMEX AeroplanPlus Platinum Card

Card Details & Aeroplan Miles Calculator
Canada
1.25 All Purchases
Bonus Points After $25k Spend
Annual Partner Ticket
Priority Pass
Priority Check-In
Pearson Airport Benefits
Travel Coverage

Calculate how many Aeroplan Miles you can earn with the AMEX AeroplanPlus Platinum Card and compare the results against top rewards cards.


The American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card is a step up from the gold version. It offers a higher flat-rate return of Aeroplan Miles on your spend and it comes with a lot more travel benefits such as priority check-in, priority pass, an annual partner ticket, and benefits when at Pearson Airport. It's a solid choice if you're a frequent traveler and plan on running lots of spend through the card to earn Aeroplan Miles.

Bonus Categories

The American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card does not feature any bonus categories and instead earns you 1.25 Aeroplan Miles per $1 spent on all purchases. This is 0.25 Aeroplan Miles per dollar higher than the AeroplanPlus Gold Card which seems small, but will quickly add up if you use this card frequently.

Perks & Benefits

The AMEX AeroplanPlus Platinum Card comes with good amount of travel benefits which includes priority check-in, Priority Pass, great insurance coverage, and more.

  • Annual Partner Ticket
    • Redeem 15,000 Miles for a short-haul roundtrip Fixed Mileage Flight Reward and receive a partner ticket for the same itinerary.
    • Taxes/Fees still apply.
  • Priority Check-In (Air Canada)
  • 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
  • Priority Pass Access
    • Includes Maple Leaf Lounge.
  • Insurance & Shopping Coverages
    • Emergency Medical Insurance (Out of Province/Country)
    • Trip Cancellation Insurance
    • Trip Interruption Insurance
    • Travel Accident Insurance
    • Travel Emergency Assistance
    • Flight Delay Insurance
    • Baggage Delay Insurance
    • Lost or Stolen Baggage Insurance
    • Hotel/Motel Burglary Insurance
    • Car Rental Theft and Damage Insurance
    • Purchase Protection Plan
    • Buyer's Assurance Protection Plan
  • AMEX Entertainment Access

Sign Up Bonus (SUB)

The standard sign up bonus for the AMEX AeroplanPlus Platinum Card is 40,000 Aeroplan Miles after you spend $3,000 in the first three months of having the card. This is a pretty nice sized bonus that can offer a lot of value. It also gives you enough points to use the annual partner ticket benefit.

Fees

Annual Fee

The annual fee for the AMEX AeroplanPlus Platinum Card is $499 per year. With the decent earning, nice sign up bonus, and handful of useful benefits, I believe the fee can easily be worth it. You should be able to squeeze a good amount of value out of the Annual Partner Ticket and Priority Pass alone.

Authorized User Fee

The authorized user fee for the AMEX AeroplanPlus Platinum Card is $199 annually for additional Platinum Cards and $50 annual for additional Gold Cards.

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