† You are eligible for this annual fee rebate offer only if you apply and are approved for your first CIBC credit card. If you are a current or former CIBC cardholder, we may approve your application but you will not be eligible for the offer.
This offer applies to the following eligible cards: CIBC Aventura® Visa Infinite* Card and CIBC Aventura® Gold Visa* Card (“Eligible Card”). If you apply and are approved for a new Eligible Card between December 1, 2016 and February 28, 2017, CIBC will rebate the annual fee 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 rebate offer will still apply. If you qualify, the rebate will be awarded to you and will appear as a credit against the applicable annual fee(s) within two monthly statements. Your new credit card account must be open and in good standing at time the rebate. This offer is not transferable and cannot be combined with any other offer. This offer does not apply to transfers from another credit card account. This offer may be withdrawn or changed without prior notice at any time. CIBC may, in its sole discretion, disqualify, limit or revoke this offer if you are believed to be abusing or manipulating it, or engaging in any suspicious or fraudulent activity.
1 You will receive a welcome bonus of: 15,000 Aventura Points for the CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite Card or CIBC Aventura Gold Visa Card when you make your first purchase at any time with your card. The following do not qualify as purchases: cash advances, interest, fees, balance transfers, payments, regular CIBC Convenience Cheques or Aventura Point redemptions. It may take up to several business days for purchases to be posted to your account. Bonus points will be awarded to the primary cardholder on the first monthly statement after the qualifying purchase(s) are posted to the account. Card account must be open and in good standing at the time the 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, CIBC Aventura Gold Visa Card or CIBC Aventura Visa Card are excluded. Offer and bonus points are non-transferable. 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. Offer may be withdrawn or changed without notice at any time.
2 For full details see maximum ticket prices and Aventura Flight Rewards Chart at www.CIBCRewards.com. 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.
3 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 other charges 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.
4 Earn 1.5 Aventura Points per dollar charged on purchases (excluding 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.
5 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 www.cibc.com/ca/credit-card/agreements-insurance.html 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/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/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.
6 Interest rates will change from time to time on at least 30 days prior notice to primary cardholders. “Cash” means cash advances, balance transfers and convenience cheques.
7 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.
8 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 Centre. 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/when you are travelling, and cannot be prepaid; please ask a CIBC Rewards Centre Counsellor for specific details.
9 CIBC Aventura Lifestyle Rewards include taxes. Any additional fees will be confirmed when a reward is redeemed. Due to the unique nature of Aventura Lifestyle Rewards, availability of space and/or dates may be limited.