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Priority Pass in Canada (updated February 20, 2018)

It has been a year since I last provided an update, a few changes kicked (namely the addition of the American Express Business Platinum card) in that it is due for an update. Priority Pass continues to increase their inventory, now over 1,000 lounges worldwide.

This post will list the Canadian credit cards that give lounge access, as well as a list of all the Priority Pass lounges in Canadian airports.

List of Credit Cards that Offer Priority Pass Membership / Passes

For Canadians, we actually have an extensive list of credit cards that give us lounge access. Below is a list of credit cards in alphabetical order.

Credit Cards

Lounge Access

Annual Fees

American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card Unlimited access to Priority Pass lounges. $499
American Express AeroplanPlus Reserve Card Unlimited access to Priority Pass lounges. $899
American Express Air Miles Reserve Card Receive 4 complimentary Priority Pass lounge passes per membership year. $299
American Express Business Platinum Card Unlimited access to Priority Pass lounges, along with one companion. $499
American Express Platinum Card Unlimited access to Priority Pass lounges, along with one companion. $699
BMO Air Miles World Elite MasterCard Receive 2 complimentary Priority Pass lounge passes per membership year. $120
BMO World Elite MasterCard Receive 4 complimentary Priority Pass lounge passes per membership year. $150
CIBC Aerogold Visa Infinite Privilege Card Receive 6 complimentary Priority Pass lounge passes per membership year. $399
Desjardins Visa Odyssey Infinite Privilege Receive 6 complimentary Priority Pass lounge passes per membership year. $395
RBC Avion Visa Infinite Privilege Card Receive 6 complimentary Priority Pass lounge passes per membership year. $399
Scotiabank Platinum American Express Card Receive 10 complimentary Priority Pass lounge passes per membership year.

Supplementary cardholder receives 4 complimentary Priority Pass lounge passes per membership year.

$399
TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Privilege Card Receive 6 complimentary Priority Pass lounge passes per membership year. $399

List of Priority Pass Lounges in Canada

Below is a list of Priority Pass lounges located at Canadian airports, listed in alphabetical order.

Airport Lounge

Access Limit

Calgary International Airport (YYC) Concourse A – Chinook Lounge 3 hours
Concourse D – Aspire Lounge International Departures 3 hours
Concourse E – Aspire Lounge Transborder Departures 3 hours
Edmonton International Airport (YEG) Domestic-International Terminal: Plaza Premium Lounge (across from Gate 54) No limit
US Transborder Terminal: Plaza Premium Lounge (USA transborder) (near Gate 88) No limit
Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) International Terminal – National Bank World MasterCard Lounge (one level up from Gate 52) 3 hours
Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) Main Terminal: Salon Vip Lounge (near Gate 29, on level 2) No limit
Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) Terminal 1 – Plaza Premium Lounge (domestic departures, on level 3) No limit
Terminal 1 – Plaza Premium Lounge (international departures, near Gate 88, on level 3) No limit
Terminal 1 – Plaza Premium Lounge (USA transborder, near Gate F82) No limit
Terminal 3 – Air France – KLM Lounge (above Gate C33) 3 hours
Terminal 3 – Plaza Premium Lounge (domestic departures, between Gates B23 and B24) No limit
Terminal 3 – Plaza Premium Lounge (international departures, elevators near Gate C32) No limit
Terminal 3 – Plaza Premium Lounge (international departures, elevators across Gate C33) No limit
Terminal 3 – Plaza Premium Lounge (USA transborder, near Gate A10) No limit
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) Domestic Terminal – Plaza Premium Lounge (domestic departures, near Gate C29 on level 3) 3 hours
Domestic Terminal – Plaza Premium Lounge (domestic departures, near Gate B15 on level 3) No limit
International Terminal – Plaza Premium Lounge (international departures, after security on level 3) No limit
USA Terminal 1: Plaza Premium Lounge (USA departures, across Gate E87) No limit
SkyTeam Lounge (International Departures, near Gate 53) No limit
Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) Main Terminal – Plaza Premium Lounge (across Gate 6) 3 hours

Compare to last time, Toronto and Vancouver added a lounge each, while Montreal lost one. Notably missing from the list are Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) and Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport (YOW).

Please let me know if I missed any credit cards or lounges!

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