AMEX Gold Card Calculator

AMEX Points Calculator for the AMEX Gold Card (Canada). Calculate total points and cash value based on spend. Compare to top cards side by side.
Last Updated: 2020-06-12

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Bonus Categories

The AMEX Gold Card features four bonus categories which are gas stations, grocery stores, drug stores, and travel purchases. There is no bonus cap on any of these categories and no limit to the amount of Membership Reward Points you can earn spending across these categories.

  • 2x Travel
    • Includes flights, hotels, car rentals, cruises, and anything else related to travel.
  • 2x Gas Station (Canada)
    • Applies to stand-alone automobile gas stations in Canada only.
  • 2x Grocery (Canada)
  • 2x Drugstore (Canada)
  • 1x Everything Else

Perks & Benefits

The AMEX Gold Card features a few useful benefits that can be good for those who travel.

Sign Up Bonus

The standard sign up bonus for new AMEX Gold Cardholders is 25,000 Membership Reward Points after spending $1,500 across the card within the first 3 months of cardmembership.

Fees

Annual Fee

The annual fee for the AMEX Gold is $150 per year.

Authorized User Fee

The first authorized user on the AMEX Gold is no charge. Additional AMEX Gold Cards after the first one will cost $50 per card.

Foreign Transaction Fee

Foreign transactions ran across the AMEX Gold will incur an additional 2.5% for each charge.

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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Search for categories and click 'Add Category' to add it to the calculator. If you want to be more specific, you can specify domestic or international spend.
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When you add/change a credit card comparision, the categories missing from the newly added card will be added to the list of categories. Toggle this off to prevent such from happening.
Clear Spend/Mobile
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.
Copy Spend
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
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.
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Total Return
The percent you are earning based on spend, earnings, and fees.

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