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Where is American Express accepted in Canada?

Published by My Rate Compass Team | Updated Mar 16, 2020
Where is American Express accepted in Canada?

Where is American Express Accepted in Canada? 

American Express credit cards are rated among the best credit cards in Canada in many categories.

They have outstanding rewards, features and benefits however there is a perception by many Canadians that these cards are not widely accepted across Canada.

Below is a high level list of retailers that accept American Express:

Grocery Stores: Walmart , Metro, Sobeys, Whole Foods Markets ,Longo’s, Safeway, Rabba, 7-Eleven,Pusateri’s.

Gas stations: Petro Canada, Esso, Shell Canada, Ultramar,Irving Oil, Co-Op Gas Bars, Race Trac, Pioneer Energy, Fast Gas   
     
Travel: Air Canada, WestJet, Air Transat, Flight Centre,Celebrity Cruises, Budget. Avis, Hertz, Porter Airlines, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Sunwing Tours.

Hotels: Fairmont Resorts & Hotels, Starwood Hotels, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Hotels.

Home: Home Depot, The Brick , Leon’s, Lowe’s, Hudson’s Bay ,Restoration Hardware, Sleep Country Canada, IKEA.

Pharmacy: Jean Coutu, Rexall, Uniprix, London Drugs, Uniprix     

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