Within a province, territory or U.S. state or to an adjoining province or territory or U.S. state
10,000 to 20,000
Canada and U.S. (long-haul)
From any location in Canada or U.S. to any location in Canada or U.S. (except Hawaii and Alaska)
25,000 to 35,000
Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, Central America, Caribbean
From any location in Canada or U.S. to Mexico, Hawaii, Alaska, Bermuda, Central America or the Caribbean
40,000 to 60,000
From a major gateway in Canada or U.S. to select destinations in Europe
50,000 to 70,000
Rest of the world
From a major gateway in Canada or U.S. to select destinations in Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific, Middle East or South America
75,000 to 125,000
Note: Chart applies to round-trip economy flights booked through the CIBC Rewards Centre Opens in a new window. or by calling 1-888-232-5656 Opens your phone app.. The exact number of Aventura Points required to purchase a flight depends on ticket prices set by airlines. You must have at least 80% of the points required to obtain your desired flight. A maximum ticket price (before taxes and other charges) applies for each destination; any excess cost over the maximum ticket price, plus taxes and other charges, must either be charged to your card or paid for with Aventura Points. Tickets are non-refundable. This chart may be changed without notice at any time. For complete details, refer to the Aventura Rewards Program Terms at the CIBC Rewards Centre.
Protecting your card
Visa’s Zero Liability Policy
Should someone steal your card, your card number, or other card details, you will not be held responsible for fraudulent purchases processed through the Visa network as long as you meet your obligations and use care to protect your card and PIN.
We monitor fraud trends and typical debit and credit card activity. When we detect various factors that indicate a transaction may be fraudulent, we’ll notify you by text, email or phone to authenticate the transaction. To learn more, visit Fraud alerts.
Digital Disputes Platform
Have a transaction you don’t recognize? Contact us about it immediately by submitting a digital dispute. Simply sign on to your online or mobile banking, select the transaction you don’t recognize, select “Report an issue” and follow the instructions to submit your dispute.
Activate a new or replacement card, lock a missing card or report a lost or stolen card with just one click through the CIBC Mobile Banking App and CIBC Online Banking.
Set up alerts through the CIBC Mobile Banking App and CIBC Online Banking. Get notified by phone, email or online message when you've exceeded your customized budget or are nearing your credit limit.ⓘ
Set up alerts and get notified as soon as possible about potential unauthorized use of your credit card through alerts by email or online message.
Credit report alerts
Stay up to date on key changes to your personal credit report so you're aware of any unusual activity.ⓘ You can also schedule other alerts and reminders so that you are notified when your payment is due, when your eStatement is ready and much more.
Yes, if you’re the primary cardholder for both accounts. To transfer Aventura Points between your CIBC U.S. Dollar Aventura Gold Visa Card and other Aventura personal and business products, sign on to CIBC Rewards Opens in a new window.ⓘ.
When you use your CIBC U.S. Dollar Aventura Gold Visa Card to make purchases in U.S. dollars, you don’t pay currency conversion fees. You’re charged in USD and pay in USD.ⓘ
But, if you use your Canadian credit card, you pay a foreign currency conversion fee of 2.5%. Review section 5 of your Cardholder Agreement for details.
Most U.S. gas stations need a ZIP code when paying at the pump with a credit card. Follow 3 simple steps to pay at the pump:
Take the 3 numbers from your Canadian postal code (For example, 501)
Add 2 zeroes at the end (For example, 501 + 00)
Use this number at gas stations that need a U.S. zip code (For example, 50100)
Yes. You can use your card outside the U.S., including Canada. But, currency conversion fees will apply to your transactions.
Pay your credit card online from your CIBC Canadian chequing or savings accounts or from your CIBC US$ Personal Account. When you pay from a CIBC U.S. dollar bank account, you’ll save the conversion fee since your payments are in U.S. dollars.
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