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‡ $300 offer begins on February 29, 2020, at 12:01 am ET and ends on November 30, 2020, at 11:59 pm ET. Offer available to Canadian residents who have reached the age of majority and who aren’t holders or joint holders of a CIBC chequing account. To qualify, open a CIBC Smart™ Plus Account at a CIBC Banking Centre or online and provide your email address. Within 3 months of opening the account, set up and complete on a recurring basis each month at least one (1) eligible direct deposit or at least two (2) different eligible pre-authorized debits. Additional $50 offer exclusively available for accounts opened online from October 1, 2020, at 12:01 am ET to October 30, 2020, at 11:59 pm ET. Offers can’t be combined with any other offer unless otherwise indicated. The cash reward will be deposited into your account five (5) months after the month in which you open the account. Other conditions apply. For full offer details, review the CIBC Smart Plus Account Offer Terms and Conditions (PDF, 115 KB) Opens in a new window..
◊◊ Value of $500 is based on the following, as of February 29, 2020: i) $179.40 ($14.95 per month) for unlimited transactions using a CIBC Smart™ Account; ii) $270 in annual fees for the CIBC Aventura® Visa Infinite* Card, which includes a $120 annual fee rebate for the primary cardholder and annual fee rebates for 3 additional authorized users ($50 for each authorized user); iii) $48 in value based on the inclusion of CIBC Overdraft Protection Service monthly fees ($4 per month); note that interest charges for overdraft amounts and overdraft overlimit fees apply; iv) $20 in value based on non-CIBC bank machine fees assuming 6 domestic, 1 U.S. and 1 international bank machine withdrawals in one year.
1 A transaction includes cheques, withdrawals, transfers, pre-authorized payments, bill payments (including CIBC credit cards and CIBC personal lines of credit) and debit purchases. For CIBC eAdvantage Savings Accounts, a transaction does not include transfers to your other CIBC bank account(s) using the transfer function on CIBC Online Banking, CIBC Mobile Banking, CIBC Telephone Banking and at CIBC ATMs. For all accounts, transfers to CIBC-branded loans (excluding CIBC Personal Lines of Credit), mortgages and investments (registered and non-registered) are free. "CIBC-branded” means any brand that has CIBC in its name and is offered by CIBC or its Canadian affiliates (and does not include CIBC Bank USA). Other fees (in addition to any transaction fee) include: withdrawals from non-CIBC bank machines (rebated for CIBC Smart Plus Accounts except the 2.5% administration fee on the converted amount of foreign currency ATM withdrawals), wire payments, Interac e-Transfer transactions (the Interac e-Transfer fee is waived for CIBC Smart Accounts, CIBC Smart Plus Accounts and for clients who are enrolled in CIBC Advantage for Youth, CIBC Smart for Students, CIBC Smart for Seniors (on the CIBC Smart Account) and CIBC Advantage for Students (on the CIBC Everyday Chequing Account)) and transactions in foreign currency (including cheques written in currencies other than the account currency).
2 The additional $1.50 service fee is waived for sending Interac e-Transfer transactions. Maximum dollar amount applies for Interac e-Transfer transactions. For details, review the CIBC Interac e-Transfer Terms and Conditions (PDF, 300 KB) Opens a new window in your browser..
3 The savings of up to $270 is based on the annual credit card fee rebate for the CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite Card. The rebate includes a $120 annual fee rebate for the primary cardholder and annual fee rebate for 3 additional authorized users valued at $50 for each authorized user.
4 Fees charged by other financial institutions or third parties for using their ATMs, and the 2.5% administration fee on the converted amount for foreign currency ATM withdrawals are not included in this feature and will be charged to your account. ATM withdrawal amounts may be limited to a maximum dollar withdrawal amount.
5 If you apply for and are approved for CIBC Overdraft Protection Service (COPS), the COPS fee isn’t applicable, however you’ll pay interest on any overdraft amount on your account and overlimit fees if applicable. COPS is available on select CIBC personal bank accounts for customers who meet CIBC’s standard credit criteria.
6 Saving the monthly fee of $29.95 for the CIBC Smart Plus Account is based on maintaining a minimum daily account balance of $6,000 or eligible Savings and Investments of $100,000. Other terms and conditions apply. For details, review the CIBC Smart Plus Account Fee Rebate Terms and Conditions (PDF, 115 KB) Opens a new window in your browser..
7 If you get a CIBC Smart Plus Account, you’ll receive an annual fee rebate of up to $120 on a premium CIBC credit card for the primary cardholder and an annual fee rebate of up to $50 for up to 3 additional authorized users. Existing eligible CIBC credit card holders who have already paid the annual fee at the time the CIBC Smart Plus Account was opened will be provided a pro-rated rebate credit. The rebate is also available for credit card holders with the following CIBC credit cards no longer available for new clients: CIBC Aventura World Mastercard®, CIBC Aventura World Elite® Mastercard, CIBC Aventura Mastercard ($99), CIBC Aerogold Visa and CIBC Gold Visa. Other terms and conditions apply. For details, review the CIBC Smart Plus Credit Card Annual Fee Rebate Terms and Conditions (PDF, 75 KB) Opens a new window in your browser.
8 Excludes stop payments on pre-authorized debits and recurring payments set up using CIBC Advantage Card details. To stop payment on these, you need to contact the merchant, biller or payee directly to instruct them to discontinue applying charges to your account(s) through your CIBC Advantage Card. If you’re unsuccessful in resolving the issue, CIBC may be able to work with Visa to request a refund for you.
9 Available to clients who have:
- Non-registered accounts, except for the CIBC Bank USA Smart Account and CIBC Personal Lines of Credit (PLC) accounts;
- Eligible accounts that are in good standing; and
- A valid mobile number on file with those accounts