Conversion Calculator: AMEX Canada points to Aeroplan

Point & Mile Transfers
Use the conversion calculator to calculate the transfer of AMEX Canada Membership Rewards Points to Air Canada Aeroplan.
Last Updated 2022-12-01 By R.Flowers III

American Express Canada Membership Rewards is Aeroplan's only major Canada credit card rewards transfer partner and points earned in the program can be converted to Aeroplan points at a 1:1 ratio.

Conversion Rate

Membership Rewards points earned with AMEX Canada can be transferred directly to Air Canada Aeroplan at a 1:1 ratio. This means that every 1,000 AMEX points you transfer will give you 1,000 Aeroplan points.

This makes the Membership Rewards program one of the best option in Canada for quickly earning lots of Aeroplan points via intro bonuses and everyday spending. With a handful of cards to choose from and earning as high as 5X points per $1 spent, you'll want to heavily consider picking up a Membership Rewards credit card if you frequently fly Air Canada.

Conversion Calculator

Use the Conversion Calculator to calculate the transfer of American Express Canada Membership Rewards Points to Air Canada Aeroplan.

Transferring From AMEX Canada to Aeroplan
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Other Ways To Earn Aeroplan Points

Outside of American Express Membership Rewards, the only other way to quickly earn lots of Aeroplan points is by using Aeroplan's own co-branded credit cards. They offer credit cards through American Express, CIBC, and TD Bank.

Here are the Aeroplan's co-branded credit cards:

Credit Card Benefits Annual Fee
Best For Aeroplan Benefits
  • 3X points on Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations purchases
  • 2X points on dining and food delivery purchases in Canada
  • 1.25X points on all other purchases
  • Annual worldwide companion pass after spending $25K on the card
  • Free checked bag for you and up to 8 others traveling with you
  • Access to Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges and Air Canada Cafes in North America
$599
  • Earn 2X points on eligible Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations purchases
  • Earn 1.5X points on eligible dining and food delivery purchases in Canada
  • Earn 1X points on all other purchases
  • Free checked bag for you and up to 8 others traveling with you
  • Earn Status Qualifying Miles and Status Qualifying Segments spending on the card
$120
  • Earn 3X points on eligibile direct purchases with Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations
  • Earn 2X points on eligible direct hotel and car rental purchases in Canada
  • Earn 1.25X points on all other purchases
  • Annual worldwide companion pass after spending $25K on the card
  • Priority Pass lounge and Maple Leaf Lounge access
  • Free checked bag for you and up to 8 others traveling with you
$599
  • Earn 2 points for every $1 you spend with Air Canada directly, including through Air Canada Vacations®
  • Earn 1.5 points for every $1 you spend on gas, groceries, travel and dining
  • Earn 1.25 points for every $1 you spend on all other purchases
  • Annual worldwide companion pass after spending $25K on the card
  • Priorty Pass lounge and Maple Leaf Lounge access
  • Free checked bag for you and up to 8 others traveling with you
$599
Best For Aeroplan Travelers
  • 1.5X points on gas, grocery, and Air Canada purchases
  • 1X points on all other purchases
  • Free first checked bag for you and up to 8 others traveling with you
  • Earn elite status faster spending on the card
$139
Best For No Annual Fee
  • 1X points on Air Canada, gas station, and grocery purchases
  • 1X/$1.50 on all other purchases
$0
  • Intro Bonus: Earn up to 105,000 Aeroplan points
  • Earn 2 points for every $1 spent on eligible purchases made directly with Air Canada® including Air Canada Vacations®
  • Earn 1.5 points for every $1 you charge to your Card on eligible gas, groceries, travel and dining purchases
  • Earn 1.25 points for every $1 you charge to your Card on all other purchases
  • Annual companion pass after spending $25K on the card
  • Priority Pass lounge and Maple Leaf Lounge access
  • Free checked bag for you and up to 8 others traveling with you
$599
  • Intro Bonus: Earn up to 50,000 Aeroplan points
  • Earn 1.5 points for every $1 spent on eligible gas, grocery and direct through Air Canada® purchases (including Air Canada Vacations®) made with your card
  • Earn 1 point for every $1 spent on all other Purchases made with your Card
  • Free checked bag for you and up to 8 others traveling with you
$139
  • Intro Bonus: Earn up to 20,000 Aeroplan points
  • Earn 1 point for every $1 spent on Air Canada, gas station, and grocery purchases
  • Earn 1 point for every $1.50 spent on all other purchases
  • Car rental insurance and shopping coverage
$0
Best For Business Travelers
  • Intro Bonus: Earn up to 60,000 Aeroplan Points
  • 2X points on Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations purchases
  • 1.5X points on travel, dining, and select business category purchases
  • 1X points on all other purchases
  • Earn a one-time Maple Leaf Lounge Guest Pass for every $10K spent on the card, up to 4 passes per year
  • Free first checked bag for you and up to 8 others traveling with you
  • Earn elite status faster spending on the card
$149

FAQ

Can you transfer AMEX Canada points to Aeroplan?

Yes. Points earned with AMEX Canada can be transferred to Aeroplan at a 1:1 ratio.

What is the transfer ratio for AMEX Canada points to Aeroplan?

Every 1,000 Membership Rewards points you transfer from AMEX Canada to Aeroplan will give you 1,000 Aeroplan points.

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