Scotia Passport™ Visa Infinite*

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An excellent card to use abroad with no foreign transaction fees (and with 6 lounge passes)

$71

in free travel after $1,000 in 3 months

Scotia Passport Visa

Almost all credit cards in Canada charge you a 2.5% transaction fee over the exchange rate for all purchases made in foreign currency.

All travelers should consider this card to save 2.5% on every dollar spent abroad: this is by far the best card to use outside Canada. You also get 6 free passes to access airport lounges.

The welcome bonus is really not the highest, but if you travel a lot, it’s a great addition to any Travel Hacking strategy. Not to be confused with the Scotia Passport Visa, it’s only the Visa Infinite that is interesting.

Welcome bonus of 20,000 Scotia Points
= $200 (fixed value of 1.0 ¢/pt)
Points accumulated on the $1,000 minimum spend
= $10 (minimum value)
Card Fee
= $139 (deducted from the total of free travel)

Total of $71 in free travel
(fixed-value)
+ all points accumulated with your regular purchases

After the $71 Welcome Bonus …

Here is the Points earn rate:
1 pt (1.0%) per $ everywhere
or
2 pts (2.0%) per $ in grocery stores, restaurants, entertainment and public transportation

Scotia Points are Fixed-Value Points and can be applied to travel expenses as a credit, so they are extremely flexible but can not give you more for your money.

More details coming soon in the Travel Rewards section.

Medical travel insurance 25 days (64 years and under)
Flight delay insurance ($500, 4h minimum)
Car rental insurance
Baggage & personal effects insurance
Trip cancellation insurance
Trip interruption insurance
Travel accident insurance
Hotel burglary insurance
Purchase protection and extended warranty 

Scotia Passport Visa Infinite

Offer Summary
  • $71 in free travel
  • 6 free airport lounge passes
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees
  • Easy-to-use Fixed-Value Points
  • Excellent insurance coverage
  • Good earn rate on everyday purchases
  • Minimum income of $60,000 required
  • Minimum spend of $1,000 to reach
  • Certain conditions apply*

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