◊ Note that you can also use these options to redeem Gold Bonus Points. It will take up to 5 business days for your points to be redeemed and appear in your account. You don’t need to visit your branch. You can also call us to redeem your points at 1-800-465-4653.
Only primary cardholders are permitted to perform a “Payment with Points” or “Financial Product with Points” redemption. Authorized users and delegates are not eligible. Redemptions are non-refundable, non-exchangeable and non-transferable unless you are advised otherwise. Requested redemption amount must be equal to or less than the cardholder’s available points balance. Points to dollars conversion ratio is determined by CIBC and can be changed at any time without notice.
Payment with Points redemption towards credit cards balances will be reflected within two business days.
1 You are eligible for the annual fee rebate if you are not a current CIBC cardholder. If you are a current CIBC cardholder, we may approve your application but you will not be eligible for the annual fee rebate.
You are eligible for the additional spend based bonus of 5,000 Aventura Points if you are not a current CIBC cardholder. If you are a current CIBC cardholder, we may approve your application but you will not be eligible for the additional spend based bonus of 5,000 Aventura Points.
This offer applies to the following eligible cards: CIBC Aventura® Visa* Infinite and CIBC Aventura Gold. You must apply and be approved for a new eligible card between November 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 to qualify for this offer.
If you apply and are approved for a new card, you will receive:
i. A one-time annual fee rebate for you (the primary cardholder) and up to three authorized users added at the time of the application. This offer does not apply to annual fees for authorized users that are added after you submit your application. This offer applies for the first year only. If your application for an eligible card is not approved, you may be considered for another card (as disclosed in your credit card application). If you are approved for that card, this annual fee rebate offer will apply in the amount of the annual fee, if any, of the alternate card. If you qualify, the rebate will be awarded to you and will appear as a credit against the applicable annual fee(s) within two statements. Your new credit card account must be open and in good standing at time the rebate is awarded.
ii. A welcome bonus of 15,000 Aventura Points when you make your first purchase at any time with your card.
iii. An additional bonus of 5,000 Aventura Points if you have at least $1,000 in net purchases during the first 4 monthly statement periods.
The following do not qualify as purchases: cash advances, balance transfers and CIBC Convenience Cheques. It may take up to several business days for purchases to be posted to your account. Aventura Points are awarded to you within 8 weeks after all qualifying purchase(s) are posted to your account. Card account must be open and in good standing at the time the bonus Aventura Points are awarded.
Offer applies to newly approved card accounts only; transfers from an existing CIBC credit card to a CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite Card or CIBC Aventura Gold Visa Card are excluded. This offer is not transferable. This offer may be withdrawn or changed without prior notice at any time. This offer may be revoked if you appear to be manipulating or abusing it, or are engaged in any suspicious or fraudulent activity, as determined by CIBC in its sole discretion.
The $400 value is based on the redemption value of 20,000 Aventura Points for airfare purchases, based on the Aventura Airline Rewards Chart at www.cibcrewards.com, before taxes and other charges, as at November 1, 2018.
2 Flight availability at this Aventura Point level depends on ticket prices set by airlines. Flights at this Aventura Point level will not be available to all destinations from all departure points and times.
3 The Aventura Travel Assistant is operated by an independent travel service agency, Merit Travel Group Inc. Registration Numbers: ON.50010422/4499356, BC.34799, QC.7002238.
4 Interest rates will change from time to time on at least 30 days prior notice to the primary cardholder. "Purchase" means card purchases less returns and does not include: cash advances, interest, fees, balance transfers, payments and CIBC Convenience Cheques. "Cash" means cash advances, balance transfers and CIBC Convenience Cheques.
5 For full details, see maximum ticket prices and Aventura Flight Rewards Chart at the CIBC Rewards CentreOpens a new tab in your browser. Some airlines may impose fees, restrictions or other conditions on air travel. Aventura Points will be cancelled if they remain unredeemed for 60 days after you voluntarily close your Aventura credit card account or within 12 months of the primary cardholder’s death.
6 Bonus (double) Aventura Points are earned on each dollar charged to the card on CIBC Rewards Centre travel purchases other than taxes, insurance, service charges or similar items. Aventura Points are not earned on travel obtained by redeeming Aventura Points.
7 Earn 1.5 Aventura Points per dollar charged on purchases (excluding returns) at merchants classified in the credit card network such as grocery stores, service stations or automated gas dispensers or drugstores. This bonus Aventura Points offer is only available on the first $80,000 in net annual card purchases on your account (meaning all card purchases by all cardholders, at any type of merchant); after that, net card purchases at grocery, drugstore and gas merchants will earn Aventura Points at the regular rate. The $80,000 limit will reset to zero after the day your December statement is printed. Terms, conditions and eligible merchant categories may change without notice.
8 Aventura Points are earned on card purchases less returns, and not on cash advances, interest, fees, balance transfers, payments, regular CIBC Convenience Cheques or Aventura Points redemptions. Aventura Rewards and Program Terms may change without notice. Taxes, fees and surcharges may apply to Rewards. Aventura Points earned on purchases during a monthly statement period may not be credited to you if your card is not in good standing at any time during the monthly statement period.
9 Priority Pass benefit is for the primary cardholder only and requires enrollment. For instructions, visit CIBCRewards.com/perksOpens a new window in your browser. Collinson is the administrator of the Priority Pass program. 4 lounge visits are complimentary per membership year for you to use for yourself or your accompanying guests. Each person entering the lounge will qualify as one visit. Member and any accompanying guest(s) apply against the complimentary visit allowance. Membership includes access to any airport lounge participating in the Priority Pass lounge program. To access a lounge, you must show a valid Priority Pass membership card. All additional visits beyond the complimentary visit allowance are subject to a fee of $27 US per person per visit, and all card rates and fees, including foreign exchange rates and fees, apply to this purchase. This price is subject to change. The most recent price, participating airport lounges, facilities, open times, and restrictions can be found at PriorityPass.comOpens a new window in your browser. Applicable lounge visit fees will be billed to your related CIBC Aventura card. Unless cancelled, Priority Pass membership automatically renews on its anniversary date. Priority Pass membership will be cancelled if your CIBC Aventura card is cancelled, no longer in good standing or is no longer linked to your Priority Pass membership. All Priority Pass members must abide by the Priority Pass Conditions of UseOpens a new window in your browser. The Airport Lounge Access services are provided by Priority Pass, and neither CIBC, Visa nor Mastercard are responsible for any losses, claims or damages arising from use of the services.
10 Receive one (1) statement credit up to a maximum value of $100 CA when NEXUS application fee is charged to an eligible card, regardless of NEXUS application approval.
Limit one (1) statement credit every 4 years. You must use your eligible card to pay the NEXUS application fee. To be eligible for the statement credit, cardholders must be in good standing at the time the application fee is charged. CIBC has no control over the NEXUS program including, but not limited to, application approval process, enrollment, or fees charged. NEXUS eligibility requirementsOpens a new window in your browser are determined by the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (US CBP).
11 Aventura Points can be redeemed for up to 100% of the cost of airfare, subject to maximum ticket price applicable to destination (see Aventura Airline Rewards Chart for more details), as well as (if you have sufficient Aventura Points) for taxes and other charges on airfare purchased through the CIBC Rewards CentreOpens a new tab in your browser. Use of points towards taxes and fees is in addition to the number of points required for the base fare, as outlined on the Aventura Airline Rewards Chart. You must book all flights through the CIBC Rewards Centre. Some taxes and other charges may be collected locally or when you are travelling, and cannot be prepaid; ask a CIBC Rewards Centre Counsellor for details.
12 Insurance coverage(s) included with CIBC credit cards are underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada (RSA). Different cards will have different coverage(s). To learn about which coverage(s) are included with a specific card, and important information regarding coverage eligibility requirements, benefits, limitations and exclusions, see our Agreements and Insurance page and the insurance certificate(s) in your card package. Some insurance coverage(s) require purchase(s), auto rentals, common carrier fares and other trip costs to be charged to the card to activate coverage. Other conditions may also apply. Auto Rental Collision and Loss Damage Insurance (CLDI) is available for automobile rentals of up to 48 days. The full cost of the rental must be charged to the card and the rental agency’s Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) or Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) must be declined. CLDI provides coverage up to the actual cash value (ACV) of the rental vehicle as defined in your insurance certificate. Note that some rental agencies may assess their damages at an amount greater than the ACV of the rental vehicle and you may be liable to them for the difference. Before declining the rental agency’s CDW or LDW, you should read carefully and compare the terms of the rental agreement, the CLDI insurance certificate in your card package and any other insurance you own to decide which coverage best meets your protection needs. Out-of-Province Emergency Travel Medical Insurance (TMI) covers the primary cardholder, their spouse and dependent children for the first 15 days of a trip if the covered person is age 64 or under*, or for the first 3 days of a trip if the covered person is age 65 or older*.
*Dependent children must be age 20 or under or a full-time student age 24 or under, unless they have a permanent physical or mental deficiency. TMI may not cover medical procedures performed without pre-approval. TMI, Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption Insurance may not cover certain pre-existing health or medical conditions. Certain RSA coverages are “excess insurance” (all other sources of insurance and recovery must be exhausted before coverage is available). For more information, call RSA toll-free at 1-866-363-3338 in Canada, continental U.S. and Hawaii or collect from elsewhere at 905-403-3338.
13 CIBC Payment Protector Insurance for Credit Cards is optional creditor’s group insurance underwritten by Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company under a group policy issued to CIBC as group policyholder.
14 We may withdraw approval if we become aware of any unfavourable information regarding your financial position or account status, or if you are unable to provide any additional information reasonably requested by CIBC. The application response time may take longer than 60 seconds in the event of technology issues. If you supply your email address, an application status email will be sent as soon as the technology issues are resolved. Otherwise, you will receive a response to your credit card application within 7 to 10 business days.
15 The rewards calculator tool is only for general illustration purposes; your actual results may differ. Aeroplan Miles, Aventura Points, cash back and Tim Cash are earned on card purchases less returns, and not on cash advances, interest, fees, balance transfers, payments, regular CIBC Convenience Cheques, Aeroplan Mile and Aventura Point redemptions (as applicable). For the Aerogold Visa Infinite Card, the Aventura Visa Infinite Card and the Aerogold Visa Card, 50% more Aeroplan Miles or Aventura Points on gas, grocery and drugstore card purchases is only available on the first $80,000 in net annual card purchases on your account (meaning all card purchases by all cardholders, at any type of merchant); after that, net card purchases at grocery, drugstore and gas merchants will earn Aeroplan Miles or Aventura Points at the regular rate. For the Aerogold Visa Infinite Privilege Card, 50% more Aeroplan Miles on gas, grocery and drugstore card purchases is only available on the first $100,000 in net annual card purchases on your account (meaning all card purchases by all cardholders, at any type of merchant); after that, net card purchases at grocery, drugstore and gas merchants will earn Aeroplan Miles or Aventura Points at the regular rate. For CIBC cash back credit cards, cash back is earned on a tiered basis and is dependent upon the net annual dollar amount spent on the card over the year to date. For details about earning and redeeming rewards, the Welcome Bonus and other card benefits, including terms and conditions, review the benefit guides.
All information is valid at the time of publication and is subject to change without notice.