American Express AIR MILES Platinum Card

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Review the benefits of the AMEX AIR MILES Platinum 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 Platinum Card is a great choice for those looking to earn AIR MILES on everyday purchases such as restaurant, gas, and transit. The card also offers bonus miles once per year on Dream Miles bookings, great travel and shopping coverage, and your standard AMEX credit card benefits.

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AMEX AIR MILES Platinum Card earning rates

1X/$5 Restaurants

The AMEX AIR MILES Platinum Card earns 1 AIR MILES Rewards Mile for every $5 spent at restaurants in Canada. This includes stand-alone restaurants, quick service/fast food restaurants, coffee shops, and drinking establishments.

1X/$5 Grocery

The AMEX AIR MILES Platinum Card earns 1 AIR MILES Rewards Mile for every $5 spent on grocery in Canada. This applies to stand-alone grocery stores and merchants that deliver food and groceries in Canada as a primary business.

1X/$5 Gas Station

The AMEX AIR MILES Platinum Card earns 1 AIR MILES Rewards Mile for every $5 spent at gas stations in Canada.

1X/$5 Transit

The AMEX AIR MILES Platinum Card earns 1 AIR MILES Rewards Mile for every $5 spent on transit in Canada. Transit includes local commuter transportation in Canada including subway, streetcar, taxi, limousine and ride sharing services.

1X/$10 Everything Else

All other purchases made to the AMEX AIR MILES Platinum Card will earn 1 AIR MILES Rewards Mile for every $10 spent on the card.

AMEX AIR MILES Platinum Card benefits

Annual Travel Redemption Benefit

Once per year, receive a point rebate when you use Dream Miles to book the first single flight or package vacation through airmiles.ca or vacations.airmiles.ca. The rebate is 25% of your used miles back, up to a maximum of 750 bonus miles.

Travel & Purchase Coverage

AMEX AIR MILES Platinum 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 Platinum 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 Platinum 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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