American Express Green Card Canada

Benefits & AMEX Canada Points Calculator
Find out how many AMEX Points you can earn with the AMEX Green Card Canada, calculate the cash value of those points, and compare side by side top cards.
Last Updated 2022-06-06

The American Express® Green Card (Canada), previously known as the AMEX Choice Card, is a no-annual fee Membership Rewards credit card that earns points at a flat rate of 1 point per $1 spent across all purchases.

It is a solid option if you're looking to build points, but do not need the travel benefits of the The Platinum Card® and American Express® Gold Rewards Card and don't spend enough to justify the annual fee of the American Express Cobalt™ Card.

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AMEX Green Canada bonus categories

1X All Purchases

The AMEX Green Card Canada earns Membership Rewards at a flat rate across all purchases. You'll earn 1 Membership Rewards Point per $1 spent on the card.

There's no limit to the amount of points you can earn at this rate and no limit on the amount of points you can earn with the card overall.

+1 AMEX Travel Online

For every $1 you spend on eligible hotel and car rental bookings through American Express Travel Online with your AMEX Green Card, you'll earn 1 additional Membership Rewards Points. This gives you a total of 2 points per $1 spent.

AMEX Green Canada benefits

American Express Benefits

The AMEX Green Card comes with a handful of American Express benefits which includes but is not limited to:

  • American Express Experiences
  • AMEX Offers (Enrollment Required)
  • Exclusive Offers via American Express Travel Online

Shopping Coverage

AMEX Green Canada points value

Redemption option AMEX point value in cents
Transferring points to airline partners 1.2 - 2
Airfare via AMEX Fixed Points Travel program 1.5 - 2
Travel via AMEX Flexible Points Travel program 1
Charity donations 1
Redeeming points towards card purchases 1
Gift cards 0.76
Using points at checkout on Amazon.ca 0.7
Shopping for merchandise through AMEX Shop 0.4 - 0.6

Membership Rewards Points earned with the AMEX Green Card are worth between 1.5 and 2 cents each on average towards airfare. This means 30,000 points has a cash value of $450 to $600.

Points can also be redeemed for charity donations, card purchases, and towards travel using the AMEX Flexible Points Travel program at a value of 1 cent apiece.

AMEX Green Canada point transfer

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AMEX Green points can be transferred to 8 partners which includes 6 frequent flyer programs and 2 hotel loyalty programs.

AMEX Green Point Calculator

Input your monthly and yearly spend amounts into the AMEX Green Point Calculator to find out how many points you can earn. Compare the results side by side up to two credit cards from any issuer.

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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