5 welcome bonuses worth $500+ each

With no minimum income required

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Marriott Bonvoy American Express Card

Get 11 free hotel nights!!!

  • Spend $1,500 in the first 3 months
  • Get ≈ $537 in travel rewards
    • Rewards worth ≈ $657
    • Card fee of $120

If you plan trips around the right destinations, like beautiful Bali, you can get a whopping 11 free nights. It’s THE must-have card for ALL Canadian travelers.

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Flytrippers Valuation of welcome bonus:

$537

American Express Cobalt Card

Get a ton of points (for a simple travel credit or a transfer to Aeroplan)!

  • Spend $500/month for 12 months + an extra $1,500 in the first 3 months
  • Get ≈ $1,157 in travel rewards
    • Rewards worth ≈ $1,313
    • Card fee of $156

You’ll earn 5% back on groceries (and much more), so it’s worth the much higher minimum spend requirement! It’s the best card in Canada and the highest welcome bonus ever seen on a non-premium card!

Read our card review.

Flytrippers Valuation of welcome bonus:

$1157

American Express Aeroplan Card

Get Aeroplan points and a valuable Buddy Pass!

  • Spend $1,500 in the first 3 months
  • Get ≈ $565 in travel rewards
    • Rewards worth ≈ $685
    • Card fee of $120

Get valuable Aeroplan points and a Buddy Pass (a BOGO on any cash fare in North America). And get a free checked bag on Air Canada flights.

Flytrippers Valuation of welcome bonus:

$565

The Platinum Card from American Express

Get a lot of points, a $200 credit, and airport lounge access!

  • Spend $6,000 in the first 3 months
  • Get ≈ $791 in travel rewards
    • Rewards worth ≈ $1490
    • Card fee of $699

Get unlimited airport lounge access for 2 all over the world with the most premium card in Canada. As frequent travelers, we could no longer live without this card that has plenty of luxury travel benefits.

Flytrippers Valuation of welcome bonus:

$791

American Express Gold Rewards Card

Get points, a $100 credit, and 4 lounge passes!

  • Spend $3,000 in the first 3 months
  • Get ≈ $668 in travel rewards (up to 4 roundtrip reward flights)
    • Rewards worth ≈ $918
    • Card fee of $250

Get 4 airport lounge passes and a sizeable amount of reward points that can be transferred to Aeroplan (like the Cobalt and Platinum’s Amex points).

Flytrippers Valuation of welcome bonus:

$668

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