† This offer applies to the CIBC Aventura® Visa Infinite Privilege* card. You must apply and be approved for a new CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite Privilege card between November 1, 2019 and March 1, 2020 to qualify for this offer. In order to be eligible for this offer, a client must abide by the terms and conditions set out as provided in footnotes below.
If you apply and are approved for a new eligible card, you can receive 50,000 Aventura Points when you have at least $3,000 in net purchases posted to your account during the first 4 monthly statement periods. The 50,000 Aventura Points will appear on your statement as follows:
i. Welcome bonus of 25,000 Aventura Points
ii. Additional bonus of 25,000 Aventura Points
Offer applies to newly approved card accounts only; transfers from an existing CIBC credit card to a CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite Privilege are excluded. Card account must be open and in good standing at the time the bonus Aventura Points are awarded. Aventura Points are awarded to you within 8 weeks after all qualifying purchase(s) are posted to your account. The following do not qualify as purchases: cash advances, balance transfers, CIBC Convenience Cheques, fees, interest, Aventura Points redemptions and payments. It may take up to several business days for purchases to be posted to your account. 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 This offer may be withdrawn or changed without prior notice at any time.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.
1 The $1,000 value is based on the maximum redemption value for 40,000 Aventura Points on a short-haul business class airfare purchase before taxes and other charges, based on the Aventura Business Class Airline Rewards Chart at CIBC Rewards CentreOpens a new window in your browser..
To obtain an Airline Travel Reward, you must redeem at least 80% of the total number of Aventura Points required to purchase it. If you don’t have enough Aventura Points to purchase an Airline Travel Reward in full, you may make a Top Up Purchase of Aventura Points for up to 20% of the total Aventura Points required for the flight excluding Taxes and Other Charges. The Top Up Purchase will be charged to your Card and does not earn Aventura Points. Top Up Purchases cannot be refunded or reversed.
2 The $200 annual Travel Credit can be used in a single transaction towards flight, hotel, car rental and vacation package bookings made using your Aventura card. If the value of your booking is less than $200, you forfeit the balance of your Travel Credit for the calendar year. The $200 Travel Credit can be used towards a travel booking charged to your Aventura card or can be used in conjunction with any travel rewards purchase or redemption of Aventura Points. Only the primary cardholder or a delegate can use the Travel Credit. You must call the CIBC Rewards Centre at 1 888-317-7728 to apply the Travel Credit; the Travel Credit cannot be applied or used for online bookings. Unused credit will be forfeited at the end of the calendar year. The $200 Travel Credit will be reinstated, annually, on January 1st of each calendar year. Your account must be in good standing at the time of booking to take advantage of the Travel Credit.
3 To obtain an Airline Travel Reward, you must redeem at least 80% of the total number of Aventura Points required to purchase it. If you don’t have enough Aventura Points to purchase an Airline Travel Reward in full, you may make a Top Up Purchase of Aventura Points for up to 20% of the total Aventura Points required for the flight excluding Taxes and Other Charges. For Top Up Purchases, Aventura Points may be purchased at a rate of 3 cents per Aventura Point plus applicable taxes. The Top Up Purchase will be charged to your Card and does not earn Aventura Points. Top Up Purchases cannot be refunded or reversed.
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 Centre. 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 Earn 3 Aventura Points for every 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 2 Aventura Points per dollar charged to the card on purchases (excluding returns) at merchants classified in the Visa network as (i) grocery stores and supermarkets, eating places and restaurants, drinking places and fast food restaurants, (ii) gas service stations and automated fuel dispensers, local and suburban commuter transportation in Canada including subway, streetcar, taxi, limousine and ride sharing services (excludes merchants that may be classified as travel services or travel bookings such as air transport, car rentals and cruises), (iii) entertainment including motion picture theaters, theatrical producers, ticket agencies, bands, orchestras, miscellaneous entertainers. This bonus Aventura Points offer is only available on the first $200,000 in net annual card purchases on your account (meaning all card purchases by all cardholders, at any type of merchant); after that, net annual card purchases at grocery, gas, transportation, dining and entertainment merchants will earn Aventura Points at the regular rate. The $200,000 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 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 window 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.
10 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. Using points towards outstanding principal and CIBC financial products, including registered savings accounts and Investor Edge’s accounts, can be found at Payment with Points.
12 Receive two (2) statement credits up to a maximum value of $100 CAD each when NEXUS application fee is charged to an eligible card, regardless of NEXUS application approval.
Limit two (2) statement credits every 4 years. You must use your eligible card to pay the NEXUS application fee. In order 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 requirements are determined by the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (US CBP), and can be found at NEXUS Terms and ConditionsOpens a new window in your browser..
13 The goods and services you request or obtain through the Visa Infinite Privilege Concierge are provided by various third-party service providers unrelated to Visa. Neither Visa nor CIBC endorses, reviews, qualifies, makes any representations or warranties (either express or implied) about, or assumes responsibility or liability for these service providers or the goods and services obtained. Neither Visa nor CIBC can guarantee the successful fulfillment of your requests in all instances. There is no fee for the Visa Infinite Privilege Concierge’s services; however, you are responsible for the cost of any goods or services (including any related fees or costs) authorized by you and purchased by the Visa Infinite Privilege Concierge on your behalf. All costs will be charged directly to your CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite Privilege Card.
14 You must have a valid CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite Privilege Card in good standing to take advantage of the Visa Infinite Privilege benefits and services. Discounts and benefits are non-transferable and discounts cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Visa reserves the right to modify or cancel offers at any time and without notice. Neither Visa nor CIBC is responsible for any claims or damages arising from use of any benefits or services provided by a third party. All offers, benefits and services are subject to complete terms and conditions, including third party suppliers’ terms and conditions (available at Visa Infinite PrivilegeOpens a new window in your browser.). The Visa Infinite Privilege privacy notice applies to all benefits and services that require enrollment through, or are otherwise provided by, the Visa Infinite Privilege website or the Visa Infinite Privilege Concierge. For the Visa Infinite Privilege privacy notice, visit Visa Global Privacy NoticeOpens a new window in your browser.. The collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by third party suppliers of services and benefits are subject to such third parties’ own privacy policies.
15 Discounts are determined by the participating rental agency and apply to time and kilometre/mileage charges only.
16 Insurance coverage(s) included with CIBC credit cards are underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada (RSA). To learn about important information regarding coverage eligibility requirements, benefits, limitations and exclusions, go to Agreements and Insurance and the insurance certificate(s) in your card package. Some insurance coverage(s) require purchase(s), car rentals, common carrier fares, accommodations and other trip costs to be charged to the card to activate coverage. Other conditions may also apply. Auto Rental Collision/Loss Damage Insurance (CLDI) is available for car rentals of up to 48 days for rental cars with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of up to $85,000. 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 car 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 31 days of a trip if the insured person is age 64 or under, and for the first 10 days of a trip if the insured person is age 65 or older. Dependent children must be at least 15 days old and under 21 years of age or under 25 years of age if a full-time student, unless they have a permanent physical or mental impairment. TMI may not cover medical procedures performed without pre-approval. TMI and Trip Cancellation/ Trip Interruption Insurance may not cover certain pre-existing health/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 1-866-363-3338Opens your phone app. in Canada and the U.S. or call collect from elsewhere at 905-403-3338Opens your phone app..
17 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.
All information is valid at the time of publication and is subject to change without notice.