† Cash reward offer begins on April 29, 2023, at 12:01 am ET. Offer available to Canadian residents and international students enrolled in CIBC’s ISBO Deposit Program, who meet the eligibility requirements for the CIBC Smart™ Start or CIBC Smart™ for Students benefit, and from 2019 to the time of opening the account are not holders or joint holders of a CIBC chequing account, all as determined by CIBC in its sole discretion. To qualify for this offer, open a CIBC Smart™ Account with a CIBC Smart Start or CIBC Smart for Students benefit. Within 2 months after the month of opening the account, earn a cash reward when you complete the following actions: (i) get $25 when funds are deposited or transferred into your account and you provide your email address; (ii) get $50 for 1 recurring direct deposit; (iii) get $50 when you complete your choice of: (a) 2 different recurring pre-authorized debits within the same calendar month; or (b) 5 Visa Debit purchases within the same calendar month; or (c) 2 online bill payments of at least $50 each within the same calendar month. The direct deposit and the pre-authorized debit must remain in effect for at least 1 year from after the month of opening the account. Eligibility of transactions will be determined by CIBC in its sole discretion. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer, reward or rebate unless otherwise indicated by CIBC. The cash reward will be deposited into your account within 7 months (or 10 months for ISBO) after you have opened the account. Other conditions apply; review the terms and conditions (PDF, 160 KB) Opens in a new window..
‡ You can qualify for this offer if you apply and are approved for a new CIBC Aventura® Visa* for Students card beginning June 29, 2023.
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.
If you apply and are approved for a new CIBC Aventura Visa for Students card, you can receive up to 2,500 bonus Aventura Points for completing the below activities within 60 days of your CIBC Aventura® Visa* for Students account approval. The following activities are worth 500 Aventura Points each: 1. Share your email address with CIBC; 2. Sign up for eStatements for your new Aventura Visa card; 3. Add an authorized user on your new Aventura Visa card; 4. Hold any eligible CIBC Chequing Account; and 5. Add your Aventura Visa card with Apple Pay® or Samsung Pay or Google Pay™. It may take up to two statement cycles for the bonus Aventura Points to appear on your credit card statement after each of the above activities have been completed. You can provide us with your email address and sign up for eStatements through CIBC Online Banking, by visiting a branch or calling 1-800-465-4653 Opens your phone app.. This offer is applicable to the first authorized user added only. Your authorized users will be issued the additional card(s) automatically when we get your request, as long as your credit card account is: a) still in good standing at that time, and b) your request does not exceed a total of 3 authorized users (counting any existing authorized users you may already have). Authorized users under the age of 13 can only be added by calling CIBC at 1-800-465-4653 Opens your phone app.. You must hold any of the following CIBC Chequing accounts: CIBC Everyday® Chequing Account, CIBC Smart™ Account, CIBC SmartPlus® Account, CIBC US$ Personal Account, CIBC Personal Chequing Account, CIBC EverydayPlus® Chequing Account, CIBC Waive Account®, CIBC MenuPlus® — Maximize Interest Account, CIBC Chequing Savings Account. If you already have an existing eligible CIBC Chequing account or shared your email address with CIBC, you will be qualified to receive the 500 Aventura Points each. If you do not have an eligible account you may apply at Chequing Accounts. Or you can call 1-866-525-8622 Opens your phone app.. To learn more about the mobile payment options, visit Ways to Pay.
Offer applies to newly approved card accounts only; transfers from an existing CIBC credit card to a CIBC Aventura® Visa* for Students are excluded. Card account must be open and in good standing at the time the 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, CIBC Global Money Transfers™, 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. Card account must be open and in good standing at the time the Aventura Points are awarded. If you have opened, transferred or cancelled another eligible card within the last 12 months, we may approve your application, but you may not receive this offer. 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.
†† 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.
✦ For full details, review the maximum ticket prices and Aventura Flight Rewards Chart at the CIBC Rewards CentreOpens in 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.
◊ To be eligible for a free SPC membership, you must hold an eligible CIBC product at the time you register for the membership, which you must do through CIBC online or mobile banking. Eligible CIBC products include a CIBC Youth or Student bank account, Student credit card or Student line of credit. A complete list of eligible CIBC products can be found at SPC and CIBC. Joint account holders of eligible CIBC products are not eligible for membership. You must also be a legal resident of Canada who is fourteen (14) years of age or over, but under the age of thirty (30) years if the eligible CIBC product you use to qualify for the membership is a student line of credit. The membership will automatically renew and remain in effect for as long as you hold an eligible CIBC product.
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1 Until age 25 and then regular Smart Account fees will apply.
2 The additional $1.50 service fee is waived for sending Interac e-Transfer transactions. Each Interac e-Transfer transaction you send counts as a transaction for calculating your monthly fee. Maximum dollar amount applies for Interac e-Transfer transactions. For details, review the CIBC Interac e-Transfer Terms and Conditions (PDF, 300 KB) Opens in a new window..
3 CIBC will rebate one non-CIBC ATM withdrawal fee charge; charges from the other financial institution may apply.
4 Until graduation date plus an additional 6 months, up to a maximum of 4½ years in total. Regular Smart Account fees will apply thereafter.
5 Earn 2% cash back on purchases (less returns) at merchants classified by the credit card network as grocery stores and supermarkets. Earn 1% cash back on purchases (less returns) at merchants classified by the credit card network as (i) gas service stations, automated fuel dispensers and electric vehicle charging with a merchant category code of MCC 5552, (ii) 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) eating places and restaurants, drinking places and fast food restaurants, or (iv) recurring payments that are pre-authorized with a merchant to occur on a regular schedule (e.g. daily, monthly or annually) and classified by the merchants as recurring. All other purchases earn 0.5% cash back. The 2% and 1% cash offers are only available on the first $80,000 in net annual card purchases (meaning all card purchases by all cardholders, at any type of merchant) or $20,000 on grocery stores, supermarkets, gas, service stations and automated fuel dispensers, merchants classified as electric vehicle charging with a merchant category code of MCC 5552, commuter transportation, eating and drinking places and restaurants or on recurring payments, after that, net card purchases at all merchants, including grocery stores, supermarkets, gas, service stations and automated fuel dispensers, merchants classified as electric vehicle charging with a merchant category code of MCC 5552, commuter transportation, eating and drinking places and restaurants or on recurring payments will earn cash back at the regular rate of 0.5%. The $80,000 limit and the $20,000 limit will reset to 0 after the day your December statement is printed. Terms, conditions and eligible merchant categories may change without notice. Cash back is earned on card purchases less returns and not on cash advances, CIBC Global Money Transfers™, interest, fees, balance transfers, payments and regular CIBC Convenience Cheques. Credits for returns made on your account may result in a deduction of cash back at a higher earn rate, even though there turn may relate to a purchase that earned cash back at a lower rate. We may make special offers, including offers to earn cash back on CIBC Global Money Transfers, which may be for a limited period and contain additional terms and conditions.
The cash back is accumulated each month, beginning with the January statement and ending with the December statement. Only Primary Cardholders are permitted to make a cash back redemption. Authorized Users are not eligible to redeem cash back dollars. The Primary Cardholder may redeem cash back at any time during the year provided they have a minimum cash back balance of $25 at the time the redemption request is made. The minimum cash back redemption amount is $25. Cash back will be credited to the Primary Cardholder’s account within 5 days of the date the redemption request is made. Any cash back amount that is not redeemed by the Primary Cardholder by the last day of the period covered by your December statement will be automatically redeemed, resulting in your cash back balance being reset to 0, and applied as a credit on your next statement, or, in limited circumstances, at such other time as may be permitted by CIBC. CIBC is not required to credit your account with cash back earned during a monthly statement period if your credit card account is not open and in good standing at any time during a monthly statement period. Credit card account must also be open and in good standing at the time the cash back is redeemed.
6 Applicants must meet all CIBC lending criteria. Certain conditions and restrictions apply. Credit limit determined by CIBC, in its sole discretion. Qualified guarantor may be required. Products and their features may change at any time. This is a general description only. For more information and product terms and conditions, consult product brochures or call 1-866-525-8622 Opens your phone app..
7 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.
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. For more details, visit journie.ca. Opens in a new window.
8 Participating locations include select retail Pioneer, Fas Gas, Ultramar and Chevron branded gas stations in Canada. For a full list of participating stations, visit Journie Rewards Opens in a new window..
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