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Canadian Travel Credit Card Comparison:
Airline Credit Cards
 

This chart is part of Rewards Canada's Guide to Choosing a Travel Rewards Credit Card
and is a comparison of all the Airline travel rewards credit cards in Canada.
"An airline credit card earns miles directly into that airline's frequent flyer program"

We also offer the following comparison charts:

Card Card Type Annual Fee Additional Card Fee Interest Rate Foreign Transaction Fee Minimum Income Welcome Bonus Renewal Bonus Earning Bonus Features Miles & Points Deposited to Travel Agency Redemption Value Exchange Options Redemption Centre Common Carrier Travel Accident Insurance Flight Delay Insurance Delayed Baggage Insurance Lost / Stolen Baggage Insurance Damaged Baggage Insurance Trip Cancellation Trip Interruption Travel Medical Insurance up to 64 years old Travel Medical Insurance 65+ Auto Rental Loss Damage Hotel / Motel Burglary Insurance Purchase Protection Price Protection Extended Warranty Companion Air Ticket Business Class Lounge Access Priority Check In Notes Rewards Canada Review Card
mbna Alaska Airlines Platinum Plus Mastercard



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Airline $75 $0 19.99%
Purchase

22.99%
Cash Advance
2.5% N/A 20,000 Miles * 0

3 Miles per dollar spent on Alaska Airlines purchases

1 Mile per dollar on all other spending

No Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan N/A N/A Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan $1,000,000 No No No No No Yes
up to $2,000
No No Yes No Yes
90 Days
No Yes Annual companion fare from from $121 (USD) ($99 plus taxes and fees from $22) No No * when you spend $1,000 within 90 days

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No mbna Alaska Airlines Platinum Plus Mastercard



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mbna Alaska Airlines World Elite® Mastercard®


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Airline $99 $0 19.99%
Purchase

22.99%
Cash Advance
2.5% $80,000 personal or $150,000 household 30,000 Miles * 0

3 Miles per dollar spent on Alaska Airlines purchases

1 Mile per dollar on all other spending

First Checked Bag free on Alaska Airlines flights for up to 6 guests Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan N/A N/A Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan $1,000,000 No No No No No Yes
up to $2,000
No No Yes No Yes
90 Days
Yes Yes Annual companion fare from from $121 (USD) ($99 plus taxes and fees from $22) No No * when you spend $1,000 within 90 days Yes

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mbna Alaska Airlines World Elite® Mastercard®


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RBC British Airways Visa Infinite Card



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Airline $165 $75 20.50%

22.99%
Cash Advance
2.5% $60,000 Personal or $100,000 Household 50,000 Avios* 0 2 Avios per dollar spent on British Airwys flights

1 Avios per dollar spent on all other spending
10% off British Airways flights when you book and pay with your card

250 bonus Avios when you rent a car with Avis and pay with your card
British Airways Executive Club N/A N/A British Airways Executive Club $500,000 4 hours
$250 per person
4 hours
$500 per person
$500 per person No No No 31 Days 7 Days Up to $65,000 MSRP Yes
up to $2,500
Yes
90 Days
No Yes Earn a companion voucher when you spend $30,000 CAD annually No No * Step 1: Receive 15,000 Avios as welcome bonus upon approval
Step 2: 25,000 bonus Avios when you spend $5,000 CAD in the first two months
Step 3: Another 10,000 bonus Avios when you renew your card after your first year
No RBC British Airways Visa Infinite Card



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RBC Cathay Pacific Visa Platinum



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Airline $120 $50 20.50%
Purchase

22.99%
Cash Advance
2.5% N/A 35,000 Miles*
10,000 miles after the first anniversary of your card account opening 2 Asia Miles for every dollar spend with Cathay Pacific

1.25 Asia Miles for foreign currency spending

1 Asia Miles per dollar spent everywhere else
Complimentary first-year Green Tier Membership to Cathay Pacific's exclusive Marco Polo Club for the primary cardholde Asia Miles N/A N/A Asia Miles $500,000 4 hours
$500 per person
4 hours
$500 per person
$500 per person No No No 31 Days 7 Days Up to 48 Days

Up to $65,000 MSRP
Yes
up to $2,500
Yes
90 Days
No Yes
Double
No No No * Limited Time Offer

15,000 upon approval
10,000 when you spend $6,000 CAD in the first 3 months
10,000 after the first anniversary of your card account opening
No RBC Cathay Pacific Visa Platinum



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WestJet RBC Mastercard



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Airline $39 $19 19.99%
Purchase

21.99%
Cash Advance
2.5% N/A 100 Dollars* 0 1.5% on WestJet purchases

1% on all other purchases
N/A WestJet Rewards N/A N/A WestJet Rewards $500,000 No No No No No No No No Up to $65,000 MSRP Yes
Up to $2,500
Yes
90 Days
No Yes Yes
$199 domestic companion flight
No No * Limited time offer ends June 30, 2021 No WestJet RBC Mastercard



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WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard



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Airline $119 $59 19.99%
Purchase

21.99%
Cash Advance
2.5% $80,000 personal or $150,000 household 350 Dollars* +  2x the WestJet dollars on groceries, restaurants and food delivery (in the first 3 months)* No 2% on WestJet purchases

1.5% on all other purchases
First Checked Bag free on WestJet flights for cardholder and up to 8 guests WestJet Rewards N/A N/A WestJet Rewards $500,000 4 hours
$500 per person
($250 per day)
No No No No Yes
$5,000 per person
15 days 3 days Up to $65,000 MSRP Yes
Up to $2,500
Yes
90 Days
No Yes Annual $119 / $399 Companion Flight

Yes

LoungeKey Membership

No * Limited time offer ends June 30, 2021 Yes
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WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard



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Footnotes
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mbna Alaska Airlines World Elite Mastercard
†† To qualify for this offer, an applicant must be approved for World Elite card and a single or combination of purchase transactions totaling at least one thousand Canadian dollars (CAD 1,000) must be made using such account within the first 90 days of account opening that are not subsequently rescinded, the subject of a charge back request or otherwise disputed. Please allow 8-10 weeks from the transaction date for bonus Miles to be posted to your Mileage Plan account. Account must be open and active on posting/delivery date to qualify for bonus Miles. Limit one-time bonus Miles offer (no cash value) per new account. Reissues, fraud, lost/stolen and reopened accounts do not qualify for this offer. This promotion is offered by MBNA and may be amended or cancelled at any time without notice. Additional bonus Miles may be awarded if a completed application is submitted to an Alaska Airlines employee.
‡ These are highlights of the credit card rewards program (the “Program”) associated with this credit card account. Miles will be awarded on eligible transactions charged to your account as set out in the Program terms and conditions. Complete terms and conditions describing Program eligibility, accrual and redemption of Miles, and other important conditions, limitations and restrictions will be sent after your account is opened. Please read the terms and conditions carefully upon receipt. Accumulated Miles can only be redeemed in accordance with the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan program (the “Alaska Program”). The Toronto-Dominion Bank has no liability or responsibility for any aspect of the Alaska Program. Please visit www.alaskaair.com for complete Alaska Program terms and conditions.
◊◊ Companion Certificates can only be used for a coach class seat on an Alaska Airlines operated flight with the purchase of another ticket on the same Alaska Airlines flight within or between the continental United States, Alaska, Canada, Hawaii or Mexico. To obtain the Companion Certificate in the first year of the account, the credit card application must be approved and a single or combination of purchase transactions totaling at least one thousand Canadian dollars (CAD 1,000) must be made using such account within the first 90 days of account opening that are not subsequently rescinded, the subject of a charge back request or otherwise disputed. Please allow 8-10 weeks from the transaction date for the Companion Certificate to be delivered. To qualify for the Companion Certificate in the second and subsequent years of the account, the account must be open and active on the account anniversary. Reissues, fraud, lost/stolen and reopened accounts do not qualify for this offer. This promotion is offered exclusively by Alaska Airlines. The Toronto-Dominion Bank is not responsible or liable for any aspect of this promotion. For a complete explanation of this benefit, please visit www.alaskaair.com.
ӕ Complimentary Checked Bag Benefit: Primary cardholders of the Alaska Airlines World Elite® Mastercard®consumer credit card ("World Elite account") who make a qualifying reservation and have an open World Elite account at the time of travel are eligible to receive a baggage allowance on qualifying reservations consisting of one (1) complimentary checked bag per passenger on the same ticket for the same Alaska Airlines flight, up to a maximum of six (6) complimentary checked bags per ticket. Qualifying reservations include flights marketed by Alaska Airlines and operated by Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air, SkyWest or PenAir (codeshare flights operated by other carriers are not eligible). Primary cardholder must be an Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan™ member. Baggage restrictions apply. See alaskaair.com/freebagfaq for complete baggage rules. Payment with the World Elite account is not required to qualify for this benefit. Offer may not be applied retroactively, and no refunds will be issued. Not applicable for passengers who already receive 1 or more free checked bags. New holders of the World Elite account, and cardholders upgrading from another Alaska Airlines credit card to a World Elite account, will be eligible for this benefit approximately 2-3 weeks after approval. This promotion is offered exclusively by Alaska Airlines. The Toronto-Dominion Bank is not responsible or liable for any aspect of this promotion. For a complete explanation of this benefit, please visit www.alaskaair.com
†††† To be eligible for a World Elite account, your personal annual income must be greater than $80,000, or your household annual income must be $150,000 or greater. Additional account qualification criteria apply as set out in the application. The Toronto-Dominion Bank is the issuer of this credit card. MBNA is a division of The Toronto-Dominion Bank.
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