Which Stores Take Amex – List of Stores that take American Express

Here is an on going list of the best stores that take American Express in Canada. This list was last update April 14 2011. This list points out the merchants where you can earn more american express and aeroplan points. If you are looking to earn aeroplan points you should take a look at our best canadian points credit card article (it’s an amex)

Please list other stores in the comments section and they will be added to the list.

  • Costco
  • Wal-mart
  • Shoppers Drugmart (double points with Amex Gold Card) (also collect Shoppers Optimum points)
  • Sobeys (can convert Club Sobeys points to amex points)
  • Metro
  • Canadian Tire (also collect canadian tire money)
  • 407 ETR
  • CinePlex
  • NCIX.com
  • The Keg
  • TTC (metro pass)
  • Go Transit (passes)
  • Amazon
  • Chapters & Chapters.ca (also take aeroplan on chapters.ca)
  • Starbucks
  • McDonalds (only certain locations)
  • Canadian Government/Passport Offices
  • eBay (also takes aeropan)
  • The Bay
  • Sears

Here are a few stores that do not take Amex

  1. Loblaws
  2. Great Canadian Super store
  3. No Frills
  • add London Drugs

  • add London Drugs? I don’t know if it is only certain locations or all of them.

  • Shamus44

    Could you provide a list of Michigan stores that accept American Express?

  • Trudymcfarland

    Food Basics takes Amex as well

  • Marc

    Safeway takes american express

  • elaine modjeski

    The winnipeg Jets Store.

  • Anonymous

    add Home Depot
    add Buck or Two
    add Mr Sub
    Remove Subway, Dollarama

  • Anonymous

    The three Walmarts in my region in Northern Louisiana do NOT take American Express. 

  • Captainchris

    How about a list of stores that only take American Express. I’ve heard there’s a few out there, but other than Costco and Neiman Marcus, neither of which I shop at, I can’t find any. So…why do I have this extra card?

  • bill

    you can add Save On Foods now too

  • anne

    Mandarin does not accept Amex, even though the Burlington, ON location brings your bill in an American Express sleeve…

  • Timbo


  • Alien

    Boston pizza

  • Swaggyolo

    American apparel accepts amex