American Express wins big again in "Canada's Choice" Travel Rewards Credit Cards rankings for 2012

Nov 08, 2012, 12:41 ET from American Express

Rewards Canada announces results of the second annual rankings as chosen by Canadians.

MARKHAM, ON, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - American Express Canada comes out on top once again in the second annual Rewards Canada Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards rankings as chosen by Canadians. American Express Cards were chosen as the top picks in four out of five categories. This comes a few months after Rewards Canada announced, for the fourth year in a row, its own top picks for Canada's Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards.

"We are so proud that our Cards have been recognized for the second year in a row by Canadians," said Jennifer Hawkins, Vice President of Credit and Charge Cards, American Express Canada.  "We're dedicated to providing our Cardmembers with the best experience when it comes to using our Cards, and it's wonderful to see that Canadians are responding well to that."

The rankings are a result of a 30 day voting period in September and October 2012, where over 3,300 Canadians voted for their favourite cards in 5 different categories.  American Express Cards were ranked number one in four out of five categories, including:

  • American Express AIR MILES Platinum Card as Canada's Choice for Travel Points Credit Card (with annual fee)
  • American Express AIR MILES Credit Card as Canada's Choice for Travel Points Credit Card (with no annual fee)
  • American Express Gold Rewards Card as Canada's Choice for Top Hybrid Travel Credit Card (with annual fee)
  • The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express as Canada's Choice for Top Hotel Credit Card

For more information on the Canada's Choice Travel Rewards Credit Cards for 2012, 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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