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Video: Amex Business Platinum vs. Aeroplan Reserve Ricky January 30, 2021

Video: Amex Business Platinum vs. Aeroplan Reserve

The American Express Business Platinum Card and the American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card are two of the hottest credit card signup bonuses in Canada at the moment.

Both cards allow you to earn a staggering 75,000 points: Membership Rewards points on the Business Platinum and Aeroplan points on the Aeroplan Reserve, respectively.

Which one should you apply for in order to rack up the points? Let’s compare these two premium travel credit cards across all of the important criteria: the fees, benefits, and of course, the 75,000-point signup bonuses (including a “secret” 5,000 points somewhere in there).

Without further ado, you can watch the video below:

 

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Top Offers

American Express Business Platinum Card

75,000 American Express Membership Rewards points
upon spending $7,000 in the first three months

  • 1.25x MR points on all purchases
  • Points transfer to Aeroplan and British Airways Avios at a 1:1 ratio
  • Unlimited Priority Pass access
  • Marriott Gold Elite status
Signup bonus
75,000 MR points
Annual fee
$499
6 Comments
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    Lisa

    Thanks for this video, Ricky. However, it seems that the Aeroplan Reserve comes with Priority Pass (both Personal and Business) by what is mentioned on Amex website.

    1. Ricky
      Ricky

      It comes with the underlying Priority Pass membership, but all lounge visits are subject to payment, so I wouldn’t really call it a strong benefit.

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        Lisa

        Thanks for the clarification, Ricky. I really thought I had free access with Priority Pass. Small prints, I guess. At least, I still have the Platine card.

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        Lisa

        Thank you for the clarification Ricky. I have the Aeroplan Reserve and I really thought I had free access to Priority Pass lounges. Small prints I guess. At least I can rely on the Platine card for Priority Pass.

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    JMC

    I miss that nice intro you used to have in all your videos before Ricky 😉

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    L Lau

    I would like to see a comparison between TDs AP VIP card vs Amex AP Reserve.

Ricky

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