MARKHAM, ON, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - American Express Canada has come out on top in Rewards Canada's fourth annual Canada's Choice Awards. More than 18,000 Canadians voted for their favourite travel rewards credit cards, and four American Express Cards were chosen as top Cards.
"Amex dominated four out of the five travel reward categories to reclaim its spot as Canada's most admired portfolio of travel reward credit cards," said Patrick Sojka, Founder of Rewards Canada.
The following American Express Cards were ranked as the number one Card in their category:
Travel Points (with annual fee): American Express AIR MILES® Platinum Credit Card
This Card gives Cardmembers a fast way to earn AIR MILES Reward Miles on an annual fee Credit Card. Cardmembers can earn 1 reward mile for every $10 in Card purchases at AIR MILES® Sponsors and at other eligible grocery stores, gas stations, and drugstores in Canada.
Travel Points (with no annual fee): American Express AIR MILES Credit Card
Earn AIR MILES Reward Miles on a no-fee Credit Card. Cardmembers can earn 1 reward mile for every $15 in Card purchases at AIR MILES Sponsors and 1 reward mile for every $20 in purchases charged to the Card everywhere else.
Hybrid: American Express Gold Rewards Card
Designed to give Canadians more choice and flexibility when redeeming points for travel. The Card also has a rich points earning formula with double points on eligible travel purchases and everyday purchases at eligible gas, grocery and drugstore merchants in Canada.
Hotel: The Starwood Preferred Guest®* Credit Card from American Express
The ideal Card for customers interested in earning Starpoints® faster. Cardmembers can earn 1 Starpoint ® for every $1 in purchases charged to the Card.
"We are extremely proud that our Cards have been recognized by Canadians for the fourth consecutive year," said Howard Grosfield, President and CEO of Amex Canada. "It's a huge honour that our Cards were chosen as the top products in four out of the five categories as Canadians were given more than 85 travel credit cards to choose from."
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, the American Express® Platinum Card, and the American Express® AeroplanPlus® Gold Card. Amex Canada Inc. operates the Travellers Cheques division 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 AmericanExpress.ca or connect with us at Facebook.com/AmericanExpressCanada and YouTube.com/AmericanExpressCAD.
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