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Top Specialty Credit Cards

Below are the top specialty credit cards in Canada (sorted by annual fees):

 


Capital One Platinum MasterCard

  • No annual fee
  • Exclusive to Costco members
  • Earn 3% cash back on restaurant purchases
  • Earn 2% cash back on gas purchases
  • Earn 0.5% cash back on the first $3,000 on all other purchases (1% thereafter)
  • Cash back will be credited on your January statement as a rebate coupon for Costco purchases
  • Apply-Now


Capital One Platinum MasterCard

  • No annual fee
  • Earn 10,000 sign up bonus points (after spending $50 in the first 3 months)
  • Earn 1 point for every $1 spent on all purchases
  • Apply-Now


Scotiabank-Scene

Scotiabank SCENE® Visa* card

  • No annual fee
  • Earn 2,000 sign up bonus Scene points after spending $500 in the first 3 months
  • Earn 5 Scene points for every $1 spent at Cineplex Entertainment theatre or online
  • Earn 1 Scene point for every $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Apply-Now


Scotiabank More Rewards Visa

Scotiabank More Rewards Visa card

  • No annual fee
  • Earn 15,000 sign up bonus points after making a purchase within the first 90 days (if you apply before October 31, 2018)
  • Earn 6 More points for every $1 spent at More Rewards partners
  • Earn 4 More points for every $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Apply-Now


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Canadian Tire Triangle World Elite MasterCard

  • No annual fee
  • Earn 7¢ per litre cash back on premium fuel at any Gas + location
  • Earn 5¢ per litre cash back on regular fuel at any Gas + location
  • Earn 4% cash back on qualifying purchases made online and in-store at Canadian Tire, Mark’s, Sport Chek and Atmosphere
  • Earn 3% cash back in Canadian Tire Money on grocery store purchases
  • Earn 1% cash back on all other purchases
  • Apply-Now


BMO Air Miles Mastercard

BMO Air Miles MasterCard

  • No annual fee
  • Earn 500 sign up bonus Miles (if you apply before October 31, 2018)
  • Earn 1.5x Air Miles mile at National Car Rental & Alamo Rent A Car locations worldwide
  • Earn 1.25x Air Miles mile Shell locations in Canada
  • Earn 1 Air Miles mile for every $20 spent on all other purchases
  • Apply-Now


BMO Air Miles Mastercard

President’s Choice Financial World Elite MasterCard

  • No annual fee
  • Earn 20,000 sign up bonus PC points
  • Earn 45 PC Optimum points for every $1 spent at Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix
  • Earn 30 PC Optimum points for every $1 spent at PC stores, pctravel.ca and PC mobile (excluding PC mobile prepaid services)
  • Earn 30 PC Optimum points per litre of Esso Supreme (Octane 91) and Esso SUPREME+ (Octane 93)
  • Earn 20 PC Optimum points per litre on other gasoline or diesel
  • Earn 10 PC Optimum points for every $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Apply-Now


 American Express Air Miles Credit Card

American Express Air Miles Credit Card

  • No annual fee
  • Earn 500 sign up bonus Air Miles points after the first purchase (after spending $500 in the first 3 months)
  • Earn 200 Air Miles points for every approved referral (up to a maximum of 3,000 per calendar year)
  • Earn 1 Air Miles point for every $15 spent at Air Miles sponsors
  • Earn 1 Air Miles point for every $20 on all other purchases
  • Apply-Now


Rogers World Elite MasterCard

Rogers World Elite MasterCard

  • No annual fee
  • Earn $25 cash back sign up bonus
  • Earn 4% cash back on foreign exchange purchases
  • Earn 2% cash back on Rogers products and services
  • Earn 1.75% cash back on all other purchases
  • Apply-Now


MBNA Rewards World Elite MasterCard

MBNA Rewards World Elite MasterCard

  • $89 annual fee
  • Earn 10,000 points sign up bonus on the first purchase
  • Earn 2 points for every $1 in eligible purchases
  • 1 point = 1 cent in value during redemption
  • Apply-Now


Scotiabank GM Visa Infinite Card

Scotiabank GM Visa Infinite Card

  • $79 annual fee (first year fee waived if you apply before October 31, 2018)
  • Earn 5% cash back in GM Earnings on the first $10,000 spent annually on all purchases
  • Earn 2% cash back in GM Earnings on all purchases after the first $10,000
  • Save up to 20% at participating AVIS car rental locations worldwide
  • Cash back to be used for the purchase price or lease of a Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, or Cadillac
  • Apply-Now


Scotiabank Gold American Express Card

Scotiabank Gold American Express Card

  • $99 annual fee
  • $29 annual fee for a supplementary cardholder
  • Earn 15,000 sign up bonus after spending $1,000 in the first 3 month (if you apply before October 31, 2018)
  • Earn 4 points for every $1 you spent on gas, grocery, dining and entertainment purchases
  • Earn 1 point for every $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Apply-Now


Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card

Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card

  • $139 annual fee
  • $50 annual fee for each supplementary card (first supplementary card free)
  • Earn 25,000 Scotia Rewards (worth $250) sign up bonus points after spending $1,000 in the first 3 months (if you apply before October 31, 2018)
  • Earn 2 points for every $1 spent on grocery, dining, entertainment and daily transit
  • Earn 1 point for every $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Receive 6 Priority Pass lounge passes
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Apply-Now


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