American Express Gold Rewards Card (Charge Card)

Earn a Welcome Bonus of 25,000 Membership Rewards® points - our HIGHEST Gold Rewards Card offer - just by making $500 in purchases in the first three months of Cardmembership.

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Card Details

Features and Benefits

  • Baggage insurance
  • Flight delay insurance
  • Rental vehicle insurance
  • Travel medical insurance
  • Trip interruption or cancellation insurance
  • Travel accident insurance

  • Earn a Welcome Bonus of 25,000 Membership Rewards® points - our HIGHEST Gold Rewards Card offer - just by making $500 in purchases in the first three months of Cardmembership.

  • No Annual Fee for the first year; $150 Annual Fee thereafter*

  • That's enough for a round trip flight to almost anywhere in North America

  • Transfer your points to frequent flyer programs, or 1:1 to Aeroplan®* and Avios

  • Earn 2 points for every $1 on eligible travel and everyday purchases

  • Charge any travel to your Card then pay for it with points

  • 1 Free Supplementary Gold Rewards Card (a $50 value*) to help you earn points faster

  • American Express is not responsible for maintaining or monitoring the accuracy of information on this website. For full details and current product information click the Apply now link.

  • * As a Charge Card, the balance must always be paid in full each month. 30% annual interest rate applies to balances not paid in full. Payments must be received and processed by the date of the next monthly statement to avoid interest charges.

  • Conditions apply

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This is a card for the true travel lovers out there. With extensive travel rewards and benefits offerings, including the ability to charge any travel to your card and then pay for it in points, this card makes travelling a breeze. Known as "the travel card with no boundaries," this flexible option also allows travellers to transfer their points to a number of wellknown rewards programs including Aeroplan and Avios at a value of 1:1, or cash them in on extensive travel options offered through AMEX's rewards services. This is your golden ticket to paradise. With the American Express Business Gold Rewards Card, the seatbelt light is always off.

How Much To Buy...

Tablet Short Haul Flight $100 Gift Card Blender
84,200 to 118,000 points 24,500 12,000 points 18,700

Top Features of the American Express Gold Rewards Card (Charge Card)

  • Get 25,000 bonus rewards points when you charge $500 to your card within the first three months. That's enough for a short haul flight.
  • Travel with confidence knowing your card provides you with emergency medical insurance, trip interruption insurance, lost or stolen baggage insurance, car rental theft and damage insurance, and other complimentary travel insurance benefits (conditions apply)
  • Extensive points offerings - Earn 2 points for for every $1 spent on eligible gas stations, grocery stores & drugstores in Canada, as well as 2 points for every $1 spent on eligible travel purchases (including flights, hotels, car rentals, cruises and more), and an additional 1 point for every $1 in card purchases made elsewhere
  • Points can also be used to cover taxes and fees, not typical of rewards programs
    Shop til you drop knowing this card offers Buyer's Assurance Protection Plan, meaning you'll always get the best price, and Purchase Protection Plan, which ensures your purchases are insured, including in the event of theft or loss

Pros and Cons of the American Express Gold Rewards Card (Charge Card)

Pros Cons
  • Annual fee of $150 is waived the first year
  • Get one free Supplementary Gold card (a $50 value)
  • Charge any travel to your card and pay for it with points
  • Refer a friend and receive a bonus of 10,000 Membership Rewards points
  • Front Of The Line and reserved seating for concerts, sports games, and other ticketed events
  • Points can be redeemed at Ticketmaster
  • No blackout dates on travel
  • Annual fee after first year is $150
  • As a charge card, the balance must be paid in full each month
  • 30% annual interest rate applies to balances not paid in full
  • Must make a minimum or combined spousal income of $20,000 a year to hold this card

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