SCENE® Visa* Card


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The fastest way to earn FREE movies

Earn points on your everyday purchases1. Earn 2,000 bonus SCENE points with first purchase when you use your SCENE®* VISA* card for everyday spending - that's 2 FREE movies

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    • Earn 1 SCENE point for every $1 you spend on credit card purchases1
    • Earn 5 SCENE points for every $1 you spend on SCENE VISA purchases at participating Cineplex EntertainmentΔ theatres or online at cineplex.com2
    • Redeem for free movies9, music & other entertainment rewards starting at just 1,000 points8!
    • Use your SCENE VISA and SCENE membership card together at participating Cineplex EntertainmentΔ theatres and Sportchek locations to earn SCENE points even faster
    • NEW – earn 1 point for every $1 you spend at Sport Chek and redeem 1,000 SCENE points for $10 off your Sport Chek purchase when you show your SCENE membership card in store3
    • Convenient with Visa payWave simply wave your card and go!
    • Eligible for My Mobile Wallet
    • Eligible for Apple Pay

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    SCENE Program

    You may never have to pay for a movie again
    The simplest and fastest way to get free movies is with the SCENE VISA card - and there's no annual fee!

    Earn Points for FREE MOVIES
    SCENE is the only movie rewards program that lets you earn points for free movies at Cineplex Entertainment theatres and more. Membership is free and you can sign-up easily at

    • Get 250 Bonus SCENE points just for signing up
    • Earn 100 points every time you see a movie°
    • Get a free movie for just 1000 points7
    • Enjoy 10% off movie snacks all the time

    SCENE program Terms & Conditions

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    Rates & Fees
    • Minimum Credit Limit $500
    • Interest-Free Grace Period At least 21 days2
    • Annual Fee $0
    • Interest Rate
      • 19.99% on purchases
      • 22.99% on cash advances, balance transfers

    For current rates and information on fees and interest cost, call 1-888-882-8958.

    Learn more about VISA card fees and VISA card interest rates.

    Special Discounts

    AVIS Car Rentals
    Save with discounts of up to 20% at participating AVIS car rental locations worldwide. Simply present your SCENE VISA card at any participating location. Or visit or call 1-800-TRY-AVIS (879-2847) and quote the rebate number C030400.

    Scotia® Credit Card Cheques4

    Use Scotia Credit Card Cheques to:

    • Transfer balances from gas and retail cards that charge higher interest rates.
    • Pay for a large purchase, insurance premiums, medical bills, or utility bills.

    Obtain cash advances at:

    • Over 1 million ABMs around the world displaying the VISA/PLUS symbols.
    • Over 55,000 ABMs displaying the INTERAC symbol in Canada, including Scotiabank ABMs.
    • Or, access your SCENE VISA account with your ScotiaCard when you link the two together.
    Easy Access

    Link your SCENE VISA account to your ScotiaCard® and use TeleScotia® Telephone Banking and Scotia OnLine® Financial Services for VISA account information.

    Visa payWave

    Save time when paying for small, everyday purchases with Visa payWave. Simply wave your card over the card reader and go!3

    My Mobile Wallet

    My Mobile Wallet is now included with the FREE Scotiabank Mobile Banking app and lets you tap your smartphone on the terminal to pay. Just look for the Visa payWave symbol at the checkout.

    Scotia Credit Card Protection (optional)

    With one simple application, you can have financial protection from a range of life events: Disability, Job Loss, Strike or Lockout, Critical Illness or loss of Life. A monthly benefit equal to 10% of your outstanding credit card account balance can be paid to your credit card account if you are unable to work, which can help pay down your balance faster. In the event of a diagnosis of a covered Critical Illness++, or if you pass away, your outstanding credit card account balance can be paid in full, up to a maximum of $50,000.

    This comprehensive coverage is available at a monthly premium rate of only $0.95 per $100 of average daily balance on your credit card account (plus any applicable sales tax). The affordable cost includes benefits for a Co-Borrower at no additional charge. The premium is conveniently charged to your credit card account to help ensure your coverage stays in place.

    Approval is fast – contact us for details if you are a resident of Canada, and are at least 18 and under 70 years of age.

    View more information or simply call 1-855-753-4272 between 8am and 8pm (EST) Monday to Friday and a Customer Service Representative will be pleased to assist you.

    • 10% of your outstanding credit card account balance for up to 10 months up to a maximum of $5,000 per month and a total maximum of $50,000 if you are unable to work due to involuntary Job Loss, Strike or Lockout or become disabled.
    • ++ Critical Illness, Disability, Job Loss and Strike/Lockout coverage terminates at age 70. Life coverage terminates at age 80.
    • Scotia Credit Card Protection is a group insurance policy underwritten by Chubb Life Insurance Company of Canada.
    • All coverage is subject to terms and conditions including limitations and exclusions which are outlined in the Certificate of Insurance which you will receive upon enrolment.
    Recently moved to Canada? Apply for a credit card designed for newcomers.

    It's hard to get a credit card without a Canadian credit history. But the Scotiabank StartRight ® Program± for Newcomers can help. It's a special program designed to meet the needs of newcomers to Canada. With the StartRight Program, you can be approved for a credit card – even without a Canadian credit history. Once you have a credit card you can:

    • Make purchases online or by phone.
    • Earn rewards like cash back, free movies or travel points.
    • Build your Canadian credit history and credit score, so you can build the future you want in Canada.

    Use the link below to apply for your credit card through the Scotiabank StartRight Program today.

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