American Express AIR MILES

The American Express Air Miles card earns Air Miles on all purchases.

Rewards Rates

The American Express Air Miles credit card earns Air Miles for all purchases made on the card:

  • 1 Air Mile for every $15 spent on purchases at Air Miles partners (excluding Air Miles Shops).
  • 1 Air Mile for every $20 spent on all other purchases.

Air Miles partners include retailers such as Safeway, Sobeys, and Metro. The full list of eligible retailers can be found here.

Redeeming Air Miles

Air Miles account holders can set their earning preference to either Cash Miles or Dream Miles.

Cash miles can be redeemed at a rate of 95 Air Miles = $10 CAD towards purchases at partners such as Sobeys, Sobeys Liquor, Shell, and more. They can also be redeemed for eVouchers at various partners, such as Spotify and Uber Eats.

Dream miles can be redeemed for flights, hotels, car rentals, and merchandise at various rates. If you are an Onyx Air Miles member, you can redeem dream miles through the personal shopper service which allows you to use your miles for anything you desire.

Insurance Coverage

The American Express Air Miles credit card offers three types of insurance coverage:

  • Travel accident insurance
  • Purchase protection
  • Buyer assurance protection

Refer to the American Express Air Miles insurance certificate for additional details, including terms and conditions for eligibility.

Other Air Miles Cards You Might Consider

Credit Card Welcome Bonus Net Value
BMO AIR MILES World Elite 2,000 AIR MILES $300 Apply
American Express AIR MILES Platinum 2,000 AIR MILES $180 Apply
BMO AIR MILES 800 AIR MILES $120 Apply
American Express AIR MILES Reserve 2,400 AIR MILES $61 Apply

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