Credit cards with airport lounge access

Compare credit cards that give cardholders complimentary entry passes into airport airline lounges in Ca and overseas.

By   |   Verified by David Boyd   |   Updated 2nd September 2022

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Comparing credit cards with airport lounge access

Tangerine World Mastercard

Tangerine World Mastercard

Balance transfer

6 months at 1.95% p.a.

Purchase rate

19.95% p.a. ongoing

Annual fee

$0.00 p.a. ongoing

Highlights

  • 2% Money-Back Rewards on purchases in two categories of your choice or deposit your Rewards into a Tangerine Savings Account and get a third 2% Money-Back Category.
  • 1.95% p.a. for 6 months on balance transfers (3% balance transfer fee applies). Reverts to cash advance rate of 19.95% p.a.
  • $0 annual fee.

Pros

  • Earn 2% cashback in two 2% money-back categories.
  • $0 annual fee.
  • Comes with Mobile Device Insurance.
  • Get connected with access to over 1 million Wi-Fi hotspots around the world with Boingo Wi-Fi.

Cons

  • There is no sign-up bonus offer on this card as of the moment.
BMO AIR MILES Mastercard

Apply by 6 December 2022

BMO AIR MILES Mastercard

Balance transfer

9 months at 1.99% p.a.

Purchase rate

19.99% p.a. ongoing

Annual fee

$0.00 p.a. ongoing

Highlights

  • Earn 800 Bonus Miles when you spend $1,000 on eligible purchases in the first 3 months from the Credit Card open date. Terms and Conditions apply.
  • 1.99% p.a. for 9 months on balance transfers (1% balance transfer fee applies). Reverts to cash advance rate of 22.99% p.a.
  • Earn 3 AIR MILES Reward Miles for every $25 in purchases at participating AIR MILES Partners and 1 Reward Mile for every other $25 you spend on eligible credit card purchases.

Pros

  • Earn 800 Bonus Miles when you meet the criteria.
  • Transfer balances of other credit cards at 1.99% for 9 months.
  • Includes Purchase Protection and Extended Warranty.

Cons

  • Any remaining balance transfer amounts will be charged 22.99% p.a.after 9 months.
BMO CashBack World Elite Mastercard

Apply by 6 December 2022

BMO CashBack World Elite Mastercard

Balance transfer

N/A

Purchase rate

20.99% p.a. ongoing

Annual fee

$0.00 for 1st year

Highlights

  • Get up to 10% cashback on eligible purchases in the first 3 months. Terms and Conditions apply.
  • $0 annual fee on the first year ($120 thereafter).
  • Earn 5% cashback on grocery purchases, 4% cashback on transit transactions such as ride-sharing and/or taxis, 3% on gas, 2% recurring bill payments and 1% cashback on all other purchases.
CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite Card

CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite Card

Balance transfer

N/A

Purchase rate

19.99% p.a. ongoing

Annual fee

$0.00 for 1st year

Highlights

  • Earn 2 points for every $1 spent on travel purchased through the CIBC Rewards Centre, 1.5 points for every $1 spent at gas stations, grocery stores and drug stores (Accelerate your savings with 3 cents off per litre on gas), and 1 point for every $1 spent on all other eligible purchases.
  • Get access to 1,300+ airport lounges – worth over $200. Enjoy a Priority Pass Membership and 4 complimentary airport lounge visits per year.
  • Save $120 with a first-year annual fee rebate!

Bank promo

  • Earn up to 20,000 Aventura Points (Get 15,000 points when you make your first purchase. Then, get 5,000 bonus points when you spend $3,000 or more during the first 4 monthly statement periods.)
HSBC World Elite Mastercard

Apply by 31 October 2022

HSBC World Elite Mastercard

Balance transfer

N/A

Purchase rate

19.9% p.a. ongoing

Annual fee

$0.00 for 1st year

Highlights

  • Earn up to 80,000 Points PLUS a full annual fee rebate for the Primary Cardholder for the first year. Must apply by 31 October 2022. Conditions Apply.
  • No foreign transaction fees.
  • Earn 3% in travel rewards on all eligible travel purchases (6 points per $1) and 1.5% in travel rewards on all other eligible purchases (3 points per $1).

Pros

  • Earn 80,000 points when you meet the criteria.
  • $0 annual fee on the first year.
  • Includes 31-day insurance coverage.

Cons

  • The annual fee reverts to $149 p.a. after the initial year.
HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard

Apply by 31 October 2022

HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard

Balance transfer

N/A

Purchase rate

19.9% p.a. ongoing

Annual fee

$0.00 for 1st year

Highlights

  • Earn up to 80,000 Points plus a full annual fee rebate for the Primary Cardholder for the first year if you meet the criteria. Must apply by 31 October 2022. Conditions apply.
  • No foreign transaction fees.
  • Earn 3% in travel rewards on all eligible travel purchases (6 points per $1) and 1.5% in travel rewards on all other eligible purchases (3 points per $1).

Pros

  • Earn up to 80,000 points when you meet the criteria.
  • $0 annual fee for the first year.
  • Get unlimited Wi-Fi through Boingo at over 1 million hotspots worldwide.
  • No foreign transaction fees.

Cons

  • The annual fee reverts to $149 p.a. after the initial year.
Brim World Mastercard

Brim World Mastercard

Balance transfer

N/A

Purchase rate

19.99% p.a. ongoing

Annual fee

$99.00 p.a. ongoing

Highlights

  • $99 p.a. annual fee.
  • Earn 1.5 points for every dollar spent.
  • Includes all features of Brim Mastercard plus lounge key access, flight delay insurance and travel assistance.

Bank promo

  • Earn up to $300 in bonus rewards after your first purchases with partner stores. Terms and Conditions apply.

Pros

  • 0% Foreign Transaction Fee.
  • Access over 1 million Boingo Wi-Fi hotspots all over the world.
  • Option to pay on your own terms with Installment Pay.

Cons

  • The $99 p.a. annual fee.
Brim World Elite Mastercard

Brim World Elite Mastercard

Balance transfer

N/A

Purchase rate

19.99% p.a. ongoing

Annual fee

$0.00 for 1st year

Highlights

  • $0 annual fee on the first year ($199 p.a. thereafter)
  • Earn 2 points for every dollar spent.
  • Includes all features of Brim World Mastercard plus premium insurances, trip cancellation and trip interruption insurances.

Bank promo

  • Earn up to $500 in bonus rewards after your first purchases with partner stores. Terms and Conditions apply.
American Express Gold Rewards Card

Apply by 20 September 2022

American Express Gold Rewards Card

Balance transfer

N/A

Purchase rate

20.99% p.a. ongoing

Annual fee

$250.00 p.a. ongoing

Highlights

  • Get 50,000 Membership Rewards points when you charge $3,000 in purchases to your Card in the first three months of Cardmembership. Plus earn a total of 10 points for every $1 on eligible eats & drinks purchases for the first three months of Cardmembership (up to 20,000 points).
  • 1 free additional Gold Rewards Card ($50 annual fee for Additional Gold Rewards Cards).
  • Earn 2 points for every $1 in Card purchases for eligible travel purchases, gas stations, grocery stores and drugstores. Earn 1 point for every $1 in Card purchases everywhere else.

Pros

  • Earn up to 50,000 points when you meet the criteria.
  • Earn 10x on eats and drinks.
  • Earn bonus points while you spend.
  • Includes 9 complimentary insurances.

Cons

  • The $250 p.a. annual fee.
American Express Platinum Card

Apply by 20 September 2022

American Express Platinum Card

Balance transfer

N/A

Purchase rate

N/A

Annual fee

$699.00 p.a. ongoing

Highlights

  • Earn 90,000 Welcome Bonus points after you charge $6,000 in net purchases to your Card in your first 3 months of Cardmembership. Plus earn a total of 10 points for every $1 on eligible eats & drinks purchases for the first 3 months of Cardmembership (up to 20,000 points).
  • Earn 3 points for every $1 in Card purchases on eligible dining in Canada, 2 points for every $1 in Card purchases on eligible travel, and 1 point for every $1 in all other Card purchases.
  • Enjoy a $200 annual Travel Credit. Terms and conditions apply.

Pros

  • Earn up to 90,000 points when you meet the criteria.
  • Earn 10x on eats and drinks.
  • Enjoy Hotel Status Benefit.
  • Includes travel and shopping coverage.

Cons

  • The $699 p.a. annual fee.
Scotiabank Gold American Express Card

Scotiabank Gold American Express Card

Balance transfer

6 months at 0% p.a.

Purchase rate

19.99% p.a. ongoing

Annual fee

$0.00 for 1st year

Highlights

  • Earn up to 40,000 bonus Scene+ points in your first year (that’s up to $400 towards travel) and first year annual fee waived. Conditions apply.
  • No foreign transaction fees.
  • Earn 5 Scene+ points on every $1 CAD you spend on eligible purchases.

Pros

  • Earn 40,000 points when you meet the criteria.
  • Waived first year annual fee.
  • Includes complimentary concierge service and airport lounge access.
  • Earn 1 Scene+ point for every $1 spent on every other purchase.

Cons

  • The $120 p.a. annual fee after the initial year