Limited-time offer! Boost your status with the American Express®* Aeroplan® Reserve Card
Earn 20K Aeroplan points on eligible card purchases made on or after July 7, 2023 and posted to your linked Aeroplan account by October 31, 2023 to get 20 eUpgrade credits and 15,000 SQM1. Please see the “How to secure this offer” section for more details.
Plus, earn a rich welcome bonus to get you even closer to your next big redemption!
Note: Any Welcome offers available at the time you apply for the American Express®* Aeroplan® Reserve Card will not qualify as eligible Aeroplan points for this offer.
How to secure this offer
Between July 7 and October 31, 20231:
Click “Register now”‡
Apply for the American Express®* Aeroplan® Reserve Card (subject to approval). ‡
Earn 20K Aeroplan points using your card, posted into your Aeroplan account by October 31, 2023, to earn 20 eUpgrade credits and 15,000 SQM1
‡The Aeroplan number that you include in your American Express®* Aeroplan® Reserve Card application must match the Aeroplan number linked to your email on file with Air Canada and registered for the Elite Status Offer.
Plus, enjoy premium Cardmember benefits
Accelerate your status
Earn 1,000 Status Qualifying Miles and 1 Status Qualifying Segment for every $5,000 of net purchases on your card.2
Earn 3X the points
Earn 3 points for every $1 spent on eligible purchases made directly with Air Canada® and Air Canada Vacations®.3
‡Please ensure that you provide your personal Aeroplan number to be linked to your card account as linking a different loyalty number may impact the airline benefit fulfillment.
The Aeroplan number of the person accessing the benefit must be included in the qualifying reservation, and the name on the airline reservation must be identical to the name on the Aeroplan account of the traveler. For eligible Supplementary Cardmember(s) ability to access available benefits, their Aeroplan number must be linked to a valid credit card account as verified by the bank. Linking can be done by visiting www.aircanada.com/linkmycard. Please allow up to 72 hours after the credit card is approved, or the Aeroplan number of the eligible Supplementary Cardmember is linked to the Additional Supplementary card, for these benefits to be activated. Aeroplan member accounts of the Basic Cardmember and eligible Supplementary Cardmember(s) must be in good standing at time of flight for airline benefits to apply. Airline benefits will no longer be available upon account closure, regardless of reason for closure, or if the card product is changed. Aeroplan membership and benefits are subject to the Aeroplan Program Terms & Conditions and any applicable Air Canada terms and conditions relating to a benefit, as determined by Air Canada in its sole discretion and as may be changed from time to time.
The Aeroplan Amex Status Offer (the “Offer”) is intended for and will only apply to the Aeroplan Status member who has acquired a new American Express®* Aeroplan® Reserve Card as a Basic Cardmember and linked their Aeroplan account to the Card.
The Offer is valid between July 7, 2023, at 00:01 EDT and October 31, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. EDT (inclusive) (the “Offer Period”).
The Offer – Overview
1 Aeroplan Elite Status members can unlock a one-time perk of 20 Bonus eUpgrade credits & 15,000 Bonus Status Qualifying Miles (BSQM) by acquiring a new American Express Aeroplan Reserve card and earning 20,000 Aeroplan points through base and category accelerators by October 31, 2023.
To qualify for this offer you must meet all of the following requirements:
- To qualify for this Offer, the eligible participant must activate this Offer during the Offer Period by selecting the digital "Register now" button included within the email.
- To qualify for this Offer, you must maintain Aeroplan Elite Status between July 7th and October 31, 2023.
- To qualify for this Offer, you must apply and be approved for an American Express®* Aeroplan® Reserve Card no earlier than July 7, 2023, and no later than October 31, 2023.
- To qualify for this Offer you must earn at least 20,000 Aeroplan points based on any eligible card spend through base and category accelerators, on eligible American Express®* Aeroplan® Reserve Card purchases (net of returns) posted to your Aeroplan account throughout the Offer Period (“Eligible Earn”). Interest charges, annual fees, other fees and cash equivalent transactions are not purchases and do not qualify for Aeroplan points.
Aeroplan members with an existing American Express®* Aeroplan® Reserve Card on July 6, 2023 are not eligible for this Offer.
Eligible Earn that qualified as eligible Aeroplan points for the offer includes base and category accelerator earn of Aeroplan points on your newly approved eligible American Express®* Aeroplan® Reserve Card , but excludes all welcome bonus offers that may be available at time of application including but not limited to spend based welcome offers, additional card bonus offers campaign bonuses, or conversion points. Eligible Earn by Supplementary Cardmembers will also count towards the Eligible Earn of the Basic Cardmembers.
Please note that points earned with your eligible American Express®* Aeroplan® Reserve Card are deposited to your Aeroplan account a few days after the end of the credit card account billing period. As a result, it is possible that transactions charged to your card towards the end of the Offer Period will translate into Aeroplan point deposits after the Offer Period and will not count towards this Offer.
If you do not hold an American Express®* Aeroplan® Reserve Card, you can be eligible for this Offer if you apply and are approved for one, meet the Eligible Earn by the end of the Offer Period and meet all the other eligibility criteria of this Offer.
Your American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card account and Aeroplan account must be open and in good standing at the time the Offer is fulfilled. If you cancel your American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card following the deposit of the Status Perks, we reserve the right to reverse these perks.
To learn more about Aeroplan credit cards, earn rates and benefits, please visit aircanada.com/cards.
Once you meet the Eligible Earn, please allow up to 10 weeks for your status perks to be credited.
Eligible Participants will receive a one-time Bonus, per member, of 15,000 Status Qualifying Miles upon meeting the requirements of the offer. SQM helps members reach Aeroplan Elite status. The Bonus SQM credited as part of this Offer will count towards 2023 Early Recognition and Thresholds and 2024 Status qualification.
The following conditions apply to Bonus SQM:
- They cannot be sold or exchanged;
- They are non-transferable;
- They have no cash value;
- They cannot be converted to cash or refunded if unused;
- Bonus SQM are not Aeroplan points and cannot be used to redeem Aeroplan rewards; and
- Bonus SQM do not count towards Million Mile Recognition.
Eligible Participants will receive a one-time Bonus, per member, of 20 eUpgrade credits upon meeting the requirements of the Offer.
- Eligible Participants will receive a one-time Bonus, per member, of 20 eUpgrade credits upon meeting the requirements of the Offer.
- Bonus eUpgrade credits will be issued on a promotional basis, and thus ineligible for the Premium cobrand card Rollover eUpgrade benefit.
Interest charges, annual fees, other fees, and cash equivalent transactions are not purchases and do not qualify for Aeroplan points. Refunds, rebates, or credits on the account will cancel this Offer if the Eligible Earn are not met during the Offer Period
This Offer is not transferable and is not redeemable for cash.
Supplementary cardholders are not eligible for the Status Offer. American Express is not responsible for this Offer.
General Terms & Conditions:
This Aeroplan Offer may be withdrawn or changed without prior notice at any time. This Offer may be revoked if you appear to be manipulating or abusing it, or are engaged in any suspicious or fraudulent activity, as determined by Air Canada or Aeroplan in its sole discretion. If you are found to be gaming this Offer, Aeroplan or Air Canada have the sole right to revoke the Status Perks earned during the Offer period.
This Offer will be in addition to any other offers available and subject to the respective requirements and offer end dates.
If this Offer is not running as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, pandemic, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Aeroplan which corrupt or affect the administration, security or proper conduct of this Offer, Aeroplan reserves the right at its sole discretion to, without advance notice, terminate or suspend the Offer, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way.
Aeroplan also reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual from this Offer and to ban the individual from any future offers that it finds or believes to be tampering with the process or the operation of this Offer.
The following terms apply to this Offer:
- Aeroplan Program General Information and Terms and Conditions
- Aeroplan Elite Status Terms and Conditions:
2 For every $5,000 in eligible purchases (less any returns, credits and adjustments) charged to the card and posted to the card account, Basic Cardmembers will earn 1,000 Status Qualifying Miles (SQM) and 1 Status Qualifying Segment (SQS) which will be deposited in their Aeroplan member account and appear on the next card account billing statement.
Please allow at least three (3) days after being earned for the SQM and SQS to be added to your Aeroplan account.
SQM and SQS are not redeemable towards Aeroplan rewards and only count toward Aeroplan Elite TM Status qualification.
SQM do not count towards Million Mile Status. Supplementary Cardmember(s) are not eligible to receive SQM or SQS through this benefit; however, all eligible spend by Supplementary Cardmembers will count towards the Basic Cardmember’s spend.
Basic Cardmembers may earn unlimited bonus SQM and SQS during an Aeroplan Elite Status qualification period. In the case of returns, credits or adjustments that reduce the amount of net purchases below a previously achieved threshold for which SQM and SQS was not previously awarded, you may not earn the SQM and SQS, but if you were awarded SQM and SQS, the amount deducted could result in you having negative net purchases and you will have to make purchases if you wanted to bring your net purchases to zero before earning towards your next SQM and SQS. All Aeroplan Elite Status conditions apply and can be reviewed at aircanada.com/elite-termsandconditions.
3 You can earn Aeroplan points (“points”) for eligible consumer purchases at American Express retail merchants as follows: Earn 3 points for every $1 of eligible purchases made directly with Air Canada. Earn 2 points for every $1 at restaurant, quick service restaurant, coffee shop, and drinking establishments in Canada, and delivery of food in Canada as a primary business, but not including groceries. Eligible Air Canada purchases means only those purchases made directly with Air Canada as the merchant, including Air Canada Vacations packages purchased directly from Air Canada. Air Canada purchases using your card at another merchant or service provider that sells Air Canada goods or services would not be an eligible Air Canada purchase, such as purchasing (i) Air Canada tickets from an online website other than Air Canada, through a travel agent including American Express Travel Services, or as part of a vacation package from another merchant, (ii) Air Canada gift cards, (iii) Air Canada Maple Leaf Club memberships or (iv) if you make a purchase through Air Canada with another merchant such as a hotel or car rental booking on the aircanada.com website. Earn rate of 1.25 points for every $1 applies when the merchant code is not in an eligible category, using a payment account or service of a third party, a card reader attached to a mobile phone or online retailer that sells goods of other merchants or the merchant category is otherwise not identified. Provided your account is in good standing, points can be earned on eligible purchases less returns and other credits. Interest charges, annual fees, other fees, and cash equivalent transactions are not purchases and do not qualify for Aeroplan points.
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