American Express AIR MILES Credit Card

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Review the benefits of the AMEX Air Miles Credit Card and calculate how many AIR MILES you can earn based on the spend amounts you enter.
Last Updated 2022-05-30

The AMEX AIR MILES 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 fastest when spending with AIR MILES partners.

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AMEX AIR MILES Credit Card earning rates

1X/$15 AIR MILES Partners

The AMEX AIR MILES Credit Card earns 1 AIR MILES Rewards Mile for every $15 spent with AIR MILES partners. This excludes purchases made at airmilesshops.ca.

Partners will vary by providence and can change at any time. Examples include:

  • Staples
  • JeanCoutu
  • Sobeys
  • Shell
  • Uber Eats
  • Cineplex
  • IGA
  • Foodland & Participating Co-ops

You can check out the AIR MILES Sponsor Directory Page for the full list of eligible partners.

1X/$20 Everything Else

All other purchases made to the AMEX AIR MILES Credit Card will earn 1 AIR MILES Rewards Mile for every $20 spent.

AMEX AIR MILES Credit Card benefits

Travel & Purchase Coverage

AMEX AIR MILES Credit Card point value

AIR MILES Value
Redemption Value per reward mile in cents
Dream rewards used for short-haul and last minute flights (dream rewards) 15 - 20
Dream rewards used for car rentals 13 - 15
AIR MILES redeemed as cash rewards 10.5
Dream rewards used for standard flights 10 - 15
Dream rewards redeemed for merchandise 9 - 13
Dream rewards used to book hotels 9 - 11

AIR MILES earned with the AMEX AIR MILES Credit Card are worth 10.5 cents each when redeemed as Cash Rewards and worth anywhere from 9 to upwards of 20 cents each when redeemed for Dream Rewards.

AIR MILES Calculator

Input your monthly and yearly spend amounts to find out how many AIR MILES you can earn with the AMEX AIR MILES Credit Card. Compare the results side by side up to 2 credit cards to find out which cards are best for you.

Any spend entered into the primary card column (the first column) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the site, so there's no need to re-enter spend when viewing other credit cards.

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