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BMO IGA AIR MILES MasterCard Details & Review

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Last updated on May 4, 2020

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If you’re a frequent traveler, you want a card which not only offers great miles perks, but also one that provides a strong security and purchase protection package. You’ll get that and more with the BMO IGA AIR MILES MasterCard.

When you sign up, you can get up to 800 AIR MILES Bonus Miles, with 400 Bonus Miles earned on the first purchase, and an additional 400 Bonus Miles earned when you spend $1,000 over the first 3 months.

Annual Fee: $0

Min. Income Required: $15,000

Interest Rates: 19.99% (Cash advance 22.99%)

AIR MILES Rate: 2 Miles for every $20 spent at IGA, and 1 Mile for every $20 spent everywhere else

Additional Card: Free

Exceptional AIR MILES Rewards

The BMO IGA AIR MILES MasterCard is packed with exceptional air miles earning potential, especially for frequent IGA shoppers. While the value of air miles depends on where you are flying, your air miles rewards can also be spent at hotels, on car rentals, events, or merchandise. BMO AIR MILES earning potential includes:

  • Earn up to 800 Bonus AIR MILES when you purchase $1,000 over the first 3 months
  • Earn 2 miles for every $20 when you shop for groceries at IGA
  • Earn 2X the miles at participating AIR MILES Partners
  • Earn 1 mile for every $20 spent on all other purchases
  • Earn twice the miles when using your BMO IGA AIR MILES card in conjunction with your AIR MILES Collector Card
  • Save 3 cents per litre on Shell gasoline until October 31, 2019


The BMO IGA AIR MILES MasterCard is a good choice for Canadian travelers seeking to collect air miles at a good clip and don’t want to pay an annual fee. While other cards earned miles would essentially pay for the cost of the annual fee, all miles earned with this card would go right into the pocket of the cardmember.

Having your identity stolen is a nightmare. With this card you’ll get peace of mind knowing you are protected with the following security features:

  • Chip & PIN Technology
  • IDefence Identity Theft Assistance
  • MasterCard SecureCode
  • Zero Dollar Liability
  • MasterCard PayPass
  • Extended Warranty Insurance & Purchase Protection
  • MasterCard Global Assistance
  • Lost or Stolen Card Replacement and Emergency Funds

With top-level security features such as PIN-protected microchip technology, smart-pay options, and an international purchase protection and security package backed by the power of MasterCard, the BMO IGA AIR MILES MasterCard offers travelers above average miles earning potential and a nice welcome bonus.

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