American Express Reviews

Best Travel Rewards Cards in Canada for 2019

5 Tips For Choosing The Best Travel Rewards Card in Canada for 2019 Choosing the best travel rewards credit card in Canada can be an exciting, but overwhelming decision to make. The lure of (almost) free travel, and laying on the beach in Hawaii can finally be a real possibility with the right card. Compare The Best Travel Reward [...]

Review: American Express Platinum Card® Canada

American Express Platinum Canada Review Updated December 6, 2018: When it comes to premium credit cards, The American Express Platinum Card for Canada is top contender for its various benefits and earnings potential. Although the card doesn’t come cheap at $699 per year, it can be very easy for the frequent or leisure traveler to get many times that fee [...]

By | 2018-12-06T09:01:44+00:00 July 21st, 2016|American Express Reviews, Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards|

Review: Scotiabank American Express Gold Credit Card

Scotiabank American Express Gold Card Introduction When it comes to travel reward credit cards in Canada, American Express is my favourite issuer. Not only do I love their Membership Reward cards with generous welcome bonuses and useful transfer partners, but they also have a generous referral program, which can help boost award balances quickly. So what's the deal with the [...]

By | 2018-11-28T12:03:02+00:00 May 1st, 2018|American Express Reviews, Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards|

Review: American Express Gold Rewards Card Canada

I consider the American Express Gold Rewards Card the best travel rewards card for Canadians due to the generous welcome bonus, annual fee waiver for the first year, and high earning potential for everyday spend. Furthermore, American Express Membership Rewards points are a flexible points currency that can be transferred to a number of airline loyalty programs, including British Airways [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:22:03+00:00 January 7th, 2017|American Express Reviews, Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards|

Review: American Express Cobalt Credit Card Canada

**Updated** The Cobalt Card is no longer offering the additional 10,000 Membership Reward points as part of the welcome bonus, just 2,500 for each month you charge $500 to the card I really love American Express in Canada! When I heard Amex was coming out with a new card exclusive to Canada, I was ecstatic to say the least. What's best, [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:13:04+00:00 September 26th, 2017|American Express Reviews, Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards|

Review: American Express Canada Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card

***Update as of June 2, 2018. There have been huge changes to the SPG card in Canada, including devaluations to the welcome bonus and referral program. Get all of the information in my updated post here*** Introduction In my opinion, Starwood Preferred Guest is the most valuable loyalty program out there. SPG points are undoubtedly the most flexible and valuable [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:21:45+00:00 January 16th, 2017|American Express Reviews, Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards|

Review: American Express Business Platinum Card Canada

*** Update: As of March 22, 2018 American Express has changed the welcome and referral bonus on this card, and increased the minimum spend requirement. Full Details can be found here. American Express is my favourite credit card provider in Canada for many reasons. First off, I consider their Membership Rewards program to be the best overall for Canadians, offering [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:12:50+00:00 October 4th, 2017|American Express Reviews, Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards|

Review: American Express Business Gold Rewards Card Canada

**Update: The American Express Business Platinum Card is now offering 60,000 Membership Reward points after spending $7,000 in the first three months of membership** I often get asked if American Express Cards are worth it for Canadians, to which I always respond YES!!!! Membership Rewards is one of my favourite reward currencies in Canada due to their flexible redemption options, [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:12:38+00:00 November 9th, 2017|American Express Reviews, Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards|

American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts Review

Access to the American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts is a benefit of the American Express Platinum Card for Canada (both the business and personal cards). So what is the Fine Hotels and Resorts program and why is it so amazing? In a nutshell, Amex Fine Hotels and Resorts is a booking channel for select luxury hotels around the world [...]