Start getting travel rewards with the Scotia Passport Card now
via Scotia secure application
in free travel after $1,000 in 3 months
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 not the highest, but if you travel a lot, it’s a great addition to any travel rewards strategy. Not to be confused with the Scotia Passport Visa, it’s only the Visa Infinite that is interesting.
Welcome bonus of 20,000 Scene+ Points
= $200 (fixed value of 1.0 ¢/pt)
Points accumulated on the $1,000 minimum spend
= $10 (minimum value)
= $0 (first year free)
Total of $210 in free travel
+ all points accumulated with your regular purchases
After the $210 Welcome Bonus …
Here is the Points earn rate:
1 pt (1.0%) per $ everywhere
2 pts (2.0%) per $ in grocery stores, restaurants, entertainment, and public transportation
Scene+ 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
via Scotia secure application
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