AMEX AIR MILES Credit Card Calculator

Calculate how many AIR MILES you can earn with the American Express AIR MILES (Gold) Credit Card based on your spend. Compare side by side top cards.
Updated 2020-07-04 By Robert Flowers III

The AIR MILES (Gold) Credit Card is a no fee credit card offered by American Express that earns rewards with the AIR MILES program. It's a basic AIR MILES card that earns rewards faster when spending with AIR MILES partners.

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Bonus Categories

The AIR MILES Credit Card has one bonus category which is AIR MILES partners. There is no limit to the amount of bonus AIR MILES you can earn spending with partners and no limit to the amount of AIR MILES you can earn with the card overall.

  • 1x/$15 AIR MILES Partners
    • Full List of Partners: AIR MILES Sponsor Directory Page
    • Partners include:
      • Alamo Rent A Car
      • Budget Car Rental
      • Foodland
      • Goodyear
      • IGA
      • IHG Hotels
      • Jiffy Lube
      • Lowe's
      • National Car Rental
      • Safeway Grocery
      • Samsung
      • Samsung Pay
      • Shell Gas
      • Staples
      • United Van Lines
  • 1x/$20 Everything Else

Perks & Benefits

The AIR MILES Credit Card offers some travel and shopping coverage along with your usual suite of American Express benefits.

Sign Up Bonus

The AIR MILES Credit Card offers a welcome bonus of 500 AIR MILES when you charge $500 to your card within the first three months of card membership.


Annual Fee

The AIR MILES Credit Card does not have an annual fee.

Authorized User Fee

There is no fee to add authorized users to the AIR MILES Credit Card. If you're trying to build your AIR MILES faster, I recommend adding friends and family to the card.

Foreign Transaction Fee

The foreign currency conversion for the AIR MILES Credit Card is 2.5%.

Rewards Calculator

You can use the 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 the value of the rewards earned and how much each benefit is worth to you, minus the annual fees. You can click the Compare A Card button to compare this card side by side any other card featured on the site within the same calculator.

Note! All category spend entered in the primary card's column (first column when comparing cards) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the site. This means you will not have to re-enter the same information again and again when browsing during the session.

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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 other rewards card side-by-side by clicking on the Compare A Card button.
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Enter how much you spend in each category listed. You can click on the amount to edit the value, +/- Categories to add and remove categories from the list, and Options to copy spend between columns and clear all spend.
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Clear All Spend will clear the spend in all categories in both columns and all saved values (cookies). Clear Mobile will remove the mobile pay option from all categories in both columns.
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Copies all spend amounts and their units of time from one column to the other. Does not copy mobilepay indicator.
Total Earnings
The sum of all spend and bonuses above this line and the cash value of it all.
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Cash value of total earnings based on currency worth.

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Cash bonuses, annual fees, authorized user fees, and any other listed fees.
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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 based on spend, benefits, and fees.
Total Return
The percent you are earning based on spend, earnings, and fees.

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