American Express® Business Gold Rewards Card

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A good card to earn more AMEX/Aeroplan Points if you can reach the high minimum spend

≈ $275

in free travel after $5,000 in 3 months

American Express Or PME

If you have a small business of any kind, you have access to additional cards that are especially useful if you have already others.

This card comes with a nice welcome bonus but requires a higher minimum amount than personal cards but it remains very interesting to complement its card wallet.

Welcome bonus of 30,000 American Express Points
≈ $450 (estimated value of 1.5 ¢/pt)

Points accumulated on the $5,000 minimum amount
= $75 (minimum value)

Card fees (tax deductible for SMEs)
= $250 (to be deducted from the total)

Total of $ 275 free trips
(minimum value of $ 100)
+ all points accumulated with your regular purchases

After the $275 Singup Bonus …

Here is the Points earn rate:
1 pt (≈ 1.5%) per $ everywhere
or
2 pts (≈ 3.0%) by $ at three suppliers among the AMEX list

American Express Points are hybrid (fixed-value or variable-value) and transferable.

Variable value: Points can be transferred to Aeroplan, Avios, Delta and others (and potentially give you more for your money, but this requires more flexibility). They can also be used via American Express’s fixed-price award chart directly.

Fixed value: Points can also be applied to travel expenses via the AMEX portal, which gives you more flexibility but can not give you more for your money.

More details coming soon in the Travel Hacking section.

No medical travel insurance (SME card)
Flight delay insurance ($500, 4h minimum)
Car rental insurance
Baggage & personnal effects insurance
Trip cancellation insurance
Hotel burglary insurance
Purchase insurance (90 days)
Extended warranty on purchases

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American Express® Business Gold

Offer Summary
  • ≈ $275 in free travel
  • Points transferable to Aeroplan & others
  • Hybrid Points (Fixed-Value or Variable-Value)
  • Excellent insurance coverage
  • Many AMEX benefits
  • Excellent earn rate with 3 suppliers
  • No minimum income required
  • Minimum spend of $5,000 to reach
  • Certain conditions apply*

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