† You are eligible for the additional spend-based bonus of 2,500 Aventura Points if you are not a current CIBC cardholder. If you are a current CIBC cardholder, we may approve your application but you will not be eligible for the additional spend based bonus of 2,500 Aventura Points.
You must apply and be approved for a new eligible card between November 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 to qualify for this offer.
If you apply and are approved for a new card, you will receive:
i. Up to 2,500 bonus Aventura Points for completing the below activities within 60 days of your CIBC Aventura® Visa* 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®, 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. 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. You must hold any of the following CIBC Chequing accounts: CIBC Everyday® Chequing Account, CIBC Smart™ Account, CIBC PremierService® 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 online or by calling 1-866-525-8622. To learn more about the mobile payment options, visit cibc.com.
ii. An additional bonus of 2,500 Aventura Points for the CIBC Aventura Visa Card, if you have at least $500 in net purchases during the first 4 monthly statement periods. The following do not qualify as purchases: cash advances, balance transfers and CIBC Convenience Cheques. It may take up to several business days for purchases to be posted to your account. Aventura Points are awarded to you within 8 weeks after all qualifying purchase(s) are posted to your 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 Card are excluded. 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.
†† NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open January 1, 2019 at 4:01 pm ET to December 31, 2019 at 11:59 pm ET to legal residents of Canada who are sixteen (16) years of age or older and are current students of an accredited Canadian university, college or secondary school. Grand prize of $35,000 CAD. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Math skill test required. Refer to Student Life Network for contest detailsOpens a new window in your browser. Read full contest rules (PDF, 60 KB) .
1 A transaction includes cheques, withdrawals, transfers, pre-authorized payments, bill payments (including CIBC Credit Cards and CIBC Personal Lines of Credit) and debit purchases. For CIBC eAdvantage Savings Accounts, a transaction does not include transfers to your other CIBC bank account(s) using the transfer function on CIBC Online Banking, CIBC Mobile Banking, CIBC Telephone Banking and at CIBC ATMs. For all accounts, transfers to CIBC-branded loans (excluding CIBC Personal Lines of Credit), mortgages and investments (registered and non-registered) are free. Other fees (in addition to any transaction fee) include: withdrawals from non-CIBC bank machines, Interac e-Transfer transactions (the Interac e-Transfer fee is waived for CIBC Smart Accounts, CIBC PremierService Accounts and for clients who are enrolled in CIBC Advantage for Youth, CIBC Smart for Students, CIBC Smart for Seniors (on the CIBC Smart Account) and CIBC Advantage for Students (on the CIBC Everyday Chequing Account) and transactions in foreign currency (including cheques written in currencies other than the account currency).
2 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.
3 Recommended limit guidelines based on programs offered through Canadian post-secondary institutions.