† This offer applies to the following eligible cards: CIBC Aventura® Visa Infinite* and CIBC Aventura® Gold Visa* Card. You can qualify for this offer if you apply and are approved for a new eligible card beginning March 1, 2023.
This is a digital-exclusive offer. To be eligible for this offer, you must apply for a new eligible card using the “Apply Now” link available on this webpage.
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 the time the rebate is awarded.
If you apply and are approved for a new eligible card, you can receive:
i. A welcome bonus of 15,000 Aventura Points when you make your first purchase.
ii. An additional bonus of 5,000 Aventura Points when you make your first purchase.
iii. An additional bonus of 20,000 Aventura points if you have at least $1,000 in net purchases posted to your account during the first 4 monthly statement periods.
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. 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 This offer may be withdrawn or changed without prior notice at any time.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.
The $850 in value is based on the following:
a) $800: The maximum redemption value for 35,000 Aventura Points on a long-haul economy class airfare purchases, based on the Aventura Airline Rewards Chart at cibcrewards.com Opens in a new window., before taxes and other charges.
b) $50: Redemption value for 5,000 Aventura Points towards a Flexible Travel Reward purchase at a rate of 100 points = $1.00 CA.
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.
◊ A NEXUS application fee valued at $50 CA or $50 US.
◊◊ This offer applies to CIBC Global Money Transfers purchases posted to the primary cardholder’s credit card account between February 1, 2023 and September 30, 2023. Earn 1 Aventura point for every $4.00 CA spent on a CIBC Global Money Transfer. 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 yearly value of over $190 for Visa Airport Companion Program, hosted and managed by Dragonpass International Ltd. (“DragonPass”), is based on the comparable cost of direct enrolment for DragonPass membership which costs $99 US and includes one free airport lounge visit worth $31 US every year and the cost of additional 3 paid visits costing $31 US per person per visit. The fees used for the calculation of yearly value are as of April 21, 2022 and may change from time to time.
2 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. 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 Opens in a new window. are determined by the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (US CBP), and can be found on their website Opens in a new window..
3 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.
4 Interest rates may change from time to time. "Cash" means cash advances, balance transfer and Convenience Cheques.
5 Insurance coverage(s) included with CIBC credit cards are underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada (RSA). You may contact RSA at 1-866-363-3338 Opens your phone app. in Canada and the U.S. or collect from elsewhere at 905-403-3338 Opens your phone app. or visit cibccentre.rsagroup.ca Opens in a new window.. 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, go to Agreements and Insurance and review the insurance certificate(s) in your card package. Some insurance coverage(s) require purchases, auto rentals, common carrier fares, hotel/motel 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 automobile rentals of up to 48 days for rental vehicles with a MSRP up to $65,000. 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 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 primary cardholder and spouse are age 64 or under. Dependent children must be 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. For the CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite Card: TMI also covers the first 3 days of a trip if the covered person is age 65 or older; TMI may not cover medical procedures performed without pre-approval. TMI and TI 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).
6 For full details, see maximum ticket prices and Aventura Flight Rewards Chart at cibcrewards.com Opens a new window.. 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.
7 Aventura Points are earned on card purchases less returns, and not on cash advances, CIBC Global Money Transfers, 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. We may make special offers, including offers to earn Aventura Points on CIBC Global Money Transfers, which may be for a limited period and contain additional terms and conditions.
Effective February 1, 2021, Aventura Points are not earned on CIBC Global Money Transfers™. All other terms above will continue to apply.
We may make special offers, including offers to earn Aventura Points on CIBC Global Money Transfers™, which may be for a limited period and contain additional terms and conditions.
8 Earn 1.5 Aventura Points on purchases (less returns) at merchants classified in the credit card network as grocery stores, service stations/automated gas dispensers or drug stores. 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, drug store 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.
9 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.
10 The CIBC Rewards Centre is operated for CIBC by an independent travel agency, Merit Travel Group Inc., 201 City Centre Drive, Suite 1101, Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 2T4. Ontario Registration #50010422/4499356, BC Registration #34799 and Quebec Registration #703011.
11 CIBC foreign exchange rates apply. A CIBC Global Money Transfer and a Foreign Exchange transaction counts towards your allowable transaction limit, bank account transaction fees may apply. Must have a CIBC chequing, savings, or personal line of credit account or pay using an eligible CIBC credit card to send a CIBC Global Money Transfer. Most transfers are completed within 1 to 3 business days. Only primary credit cardholders can use their eligible credit card account to pay for the CIBC Global Money Transfer service.
12 CIBC does not charge interest on a CIBC Global Money Transfer appearing on your statement if we receive full payment of the Amount Due (or for a CIBC Global Money Transfer that has been converted to an Installment Plan during that statement period, if we receive payment in full of the Balance) by the payment due date for that statement. Capitalized terms in this footnote have the meanings set out in the CIBC Cardholder Agreement.
Read the CIBC Global Money Transfer Agreement (PDF, 135 KB) Opens in a new window..
13 Requested redemption amount must be equal to or less than the cardholder’s available Aventura Points balance. Aventura Points to dollars conversion ratio is determined by CIBC and can be changed at any time without notice. Shopping with Points redemptions are non-refundable, non-exchangeable and non-transferable unless you are advised otherwise. Only primary cardholders are permitted to perform a Shopping with Points redemption. Authorized Users are not eligible. Shopping with Points redemptions are eligible only for authorized transactions that are not posted to the card account. The redemption of your Aventura Points will be treated as a payment to your account and not as a credit. Refer to the Cardholder Agreement to learn how payments are applied to your account.
14 Only primary cardholders are permitted to perform a “Payment with Points” or “Financial Product with Points” redemption. Authorized users 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.
15 To participate in this offer, you must have a CIBC Aventura® Visa Infinite* or CIBC Aventura® Gold Visa* Card. For full offer details, refer to the CIBC and Journie Rewards Program Terms and Conditions (PDF, 135 KB) Opens in a new window..
16 Participating locations include select retail Chevron, Fas Gas (after Oct 6, 2021), Pioneer or Ultramar branded gas stations in Canada. For a full list of participating stations, visit the Journie website Opens in a new window..
17 You will save three cents ($0.03) per litre at the time of your purchase if you present your Journie Rewards card or app and use your linked CIBC card to pay. Available at participating locations on any grade of gasoline or diesel up to 100 litres per transaction. To get the discount, you must be enrolled in and use CIBC Online Banking® or the CIBC Mobile Banking® App to link your eligible CIBC card(s) to Journie Rewards. Card linking may take up to two (2) business days. To participate in this offer, you must have a CIBC debit card or personal credit card issued by CIBC. All Simplii cards are excluded. Please see the CIBC Journie website Opens in a new window. for full program terms and conditions.
18 Once your Journie Rewards account has reached three hundred (300) Journie Points, you will automatically save an additional seven cents ($0.07) per litre on your next fuel purchase transaction made within 30 days, up to a maximum of 100 litres. Once you pass 300 points, your balance will reset and start counting toward 300 points and your next seven cents ($0.07) fuel discount. See Journie website Opens in a new window. for more details.
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