American Express wins again in Canada's Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards rankings

Rewards Canada reveals best Credit Cards for travel-savvy Canadians

MARKHAM, ON, June 11, 2013 /CNW/ - American Express Canada comes out on top again in Reward Canada's fifth annual ranking of the Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards in Canada. Three American Express Cards were chosen as top Cards in three out of the five categories that are ranked annually, and a total of six Amex Cards were recommended overall.

"We are proud that our Cards have been recognized consistently over the past five years by Rewards Canada, ," said Megan McKee, Vice President of Consumer Charge Cards & New Business Development. "We go to great lengths to ensure that the service we're providing our Cardmembers is unparalleled and to ensure that our Cardmembers receive the best travel benefits possible."

The rankings by Rewards Canada looks at various factors including  cost of ownership, rate of return, the associated loyalty program (co-brand), ease of redemption, Card acceptance, partnerships, issuing bank and benefits. The Cards are ranked in five main categories: Top Travel Points Credit Card (with no annual fee), Top Travel Points Credit Card (with annual fee), Top Hybrid Credit/Charge Card (with annual fee), Top Airline Credit/Charge Card, Top Hotel Credit Card.

The following American Express Cards were ranked as the number one Card in their category:

  • American Express Blue Sky Credit Card as Top Travel Points Credit Card (with no annual fee)
  • American Express Gold Rewards Card as Top Hybrid Travel Credit/Charge Card (with annual fee)
  • Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express as Top Hotel Credit Card

As well, the Platinum Card from American Express ranked third in the Top Hybrid Travel Credit/Charge Card (with annual fee), the American Express Air Miles Credit Card ranked third in the Top Travel Points Credit Card (with no annual fee) and the AeroplanPlus Platinum Charge Card ranked fourth in the Top Airline Credit/Charge Card category. For more information on the Rewards Canada Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards rankings for 2013, please visit:

About American Express Canada
American Express in Canada operates as Amex Bank of Canada and Amex Canada Inc. Both are wholly owned subsidiaries of the New York based American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc., the largest operating unit of the American Express Company. Amex Bank of Canada is the issuer of American Express charge and credit cards, with outstanding products like the American Express® Gold Rewards Card, and the American Express® AeroplanPlus® Gold Card. Amex Canada Inc. operates the Corporate Travel and Travellers Cheques divisions in Canada. American Express opened its first offices in Toronto and Hamilton in 1853 and now employs 3,700 Canadians coast-to-coast. For more information, visit or connect with us at

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