Get the Scotiabank® Scene+™ Visa* Card
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Get a supplementary Card6
Earn more Scene+ points
You will earn Scene+ points on everyday purchases made by your Supplementary Cardholder at the same rate that you earn Scene+ points on purchases made on your card.
Simplify Record Keeping
Spending on your Scotiabank Visa Account is consolidated into one monthly statement. Transactions made by the additional Supplementary Cardholder are easily identified on your statement.
To qualify for these offers make sure to open a new Scotiabank SCENE+ Visa credit card account by April 30, 2023.
To qualify for the 10,000 bonus Scene+ points offer:
1. Earn 5,000 bonus Scene+ points by making at least $750 in everyday eligible purchases in your first 3 months.
2. Plus, for a limited time, you are eligible to earn a 5,000 Scene+ point bonus when you spend at least $5,000 in everyday eligible purchases in your first year.
Once you qualify, we’ll credit your account in 2 instalments:
1. 5,000 bonus Scene+ points will be credited to your account within approximately 2-3 business days following the qualifying $750 in net purchases being posted to your Account in your first 3 months.
2. An additional 5,000 bonus Scene+ points will be credited within approximately 2-3 business days after you have met the $5,000 annual spend threshold in your first year.
Individuals who are currently or were previously primary or secondary cardholders of a Scotiabank personal credit card in the past 2 years, including those that switch from an existing Scotiabank personal credit card, as well as employees of Scotiabank, are not eligible for this offer.
See terms and conditions below1 for full details.
Save time at the checkout
Visa payWave* - Save time when paying for small, everyday purchases with Visa payWave. Simply wave your card over the card reader and go!7
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.
Apple Pay - The easy, secure, and private way to pay with your eligible Scotiabank credit cards.8
Click to Pay - Paying online with your Visa card is easy, smart, and secure. Just click to pay with your Visa when you see the Click to Pay icon where your Scotiabank card is accepted.9
Earn up to 10,000 bonus Scene+ points within your first year.2
Scotiabank® Scene+™ Visa* Card
Is this Credit Card right for you?
Right for you if you:
- Want to obtain a convenient and secure payment method for everyday purchases
- Interested in building your credit history by making at least your minimum payments on time each month
- Want an interest free grace period on purchases
- Value the rewards and benefits that can be earned with this Card
- Prefer to avoid annual fees
May not be right for you if you:
- Will be carrying an outstanding balance for a long period of time or using it for debt consolidation
- Prefer cash back rewards
- Prefer a card with certain embedded insurance benefits
Fees, rates & other information3
Your award-winning Card
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Ways to earn Scene+ points
Plus earn 1 Scene+ point for every $1 spent on all other eligible everyday purchases.
Your card comes with benefits
Take advantage of all the ways a Scotiabank® Scene+™ Visa* Card adds to your life.
Earn Scene+ points
New Earn and redeem Scene+ points when you shop at over 1,100 eligible grocery stores across Canada including Sobeys, IGA, Safeway, Foodland, and more.
Save time at the checkout
Tap your Scotiabank Scene+ Visa Card or your smartphone for quick easy payments.
Save on car rentals5
As a Scotiabank Scene+ Visa Cardholder, you can save up to 25% off base rates at participating AVIS locations and at participating Budget locations in Canada and the U.S. when you pay with your Scotiabank Scene+ Visa card.
Get a supplementary Card
Add an additional Supplementary Cardholder to your Scotiabank® Scene+™ Visa* Card Account. One account, multiple cards. Added benefits! Get an additional card for a friend or family member.6
See your rewards and save.
Scene+ Program Terms and Conditions
Scene+ makes every experience more rewarding.
Scene+ is our enhanced rewards program that allows members to earn and redeem points for travel, shopping, dining and more.
A new, flexible way to pay off your eligible Scotiabank Visa* credit card purchases of $100 or more, with no interest rate on your plan and a low fee.11
Manage your credit card
Scotiabank® Scene+™ Visa* Card cardholders will earn points for purchases made with their Scotiabank® Scene+™ Visa* Card (“Card”). A Card must be connected to a Scene+ membership account to earn points on purchases made on the Card. Points are not awarded for cash advances, balance transfers, Scotia Credit Card Cheques, returns, refunds or other similar credits, payments fees, interest, service or transaction charges on the Card. Some conditions and limitations apply. Visit www.scotiabank.com/scenevisa for complete details.
Offer Description and Conditions: : The 10,000 Bonus Scene+ Points Offer (the “Offer”) applies only to new Scotiabank Scene+ Visa credit card accounts (excluding Scene Student Visa cards) (“Account”) opened by April 30, 2023 and is subject to the below terms and conditions. Offer may be changed, cancelled or extended without notice at any time and cannot be combined with any other offers.
10,000 Bonus Scene+ Point Offer Description and Conditions: To be eligible for 5,000 bonus Scene+ points (the “5,000 Point Bonus”), you must open a new Account by April 30, 2023 and have at least $750 in eligible purchases posted to your new Account in the first 3 months of the Account open date. To be eligible for an additional 5,000 bonus Scene+ points (the “Annual 5,000 Point Bonus”), you must have at least $5,000 in eligible purchases posted to your new Account in your first year (12 months) of Account open date. Eligible purchases include purchases (less any refunds, returns or other similar credits) but do not include payments, cash advances (including balance transfers or cash-like transactions), interest, fees or other charges.
The 5,000 Point Bonus will be credited to the primary cardholder’s Scene+ account within approximately 2-3 business days after the qualifying $750 in eligible purchases being posted to your Account within the first 3 months of Account open date, provided the Account is open and in good standing. The Annual 5,000 Point Bonus will be credited to the primary cardholder’s Scene+ account within approximately 2-3 business days after you have met the $5,000 annual spend threshold on the Account, provided your Account is open and in good standing. The Account is considered in good standing if it is not past due or over limit and the Cardholder(s) is not in breach of the Revolving Credit Agreement that applies to the Account.
Eligibility and Exclusions: Individuals who are currently or were previously primary or secondary cardholders of a Scotiabank personal credit card in the past 2 years, including those that switch from an existing Scotiabank personal credit card, as well as employees of Scotiabank, are not eligible for the Offer. Subject to the above exclusions, Scotiabank small business credit cardholders are also eligible for the Offer.
Rates and Fees: There is currently no annual fee for the primary card and no fee for each additional card. The current preferred annual interest rates for the Account are: 19.99% on purchases and 22.99% on cash advances (including balance transfers, Scotia® Credit Card Cheques and cash-like transactions). All rates, fees, features and benefits are subject to change.
You are awarded two (2) Scene+ Points for every eligible $1.00 purchase made at Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, Foodland & Participating Co-ops, FreshCo, Chalo! FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Rachelle Béry, Les Marchés, Voilà by Sobeys, Voilà by Safeway and Voilà par IGA locations charged and posted to the Scotiabank Scene+ Visa Account. This list of eligible grocers may be changed from time to time without notice. See full list of participating merchants across Canada at scotiabank.com/participatingstores. Additionally, you are awarded two (2) Scene+ Points for every $1.00 purchase in Cineplex theaters and online at cineplex.com purchases charged and posted to the Scotiabank Scene+ Visa Account (the earn rates for each of the above merchants are referred to as the “Accelerated Earn Rates”). You are awarded one (1) Scene+ Point for every $1.00 in all other purchases of goods and services charged to the Scotiabank Scene+ Visa Account (the “Regular Earn Rate”).
Eligibility: Only purchases earn Scene+ Points. Cash advances (including Balance Transfers, Scotia† Credit Card Cheques and Cash-Like Transactions), fees, interest or other charges, returns, refunds or other similar credits to your Account do not qualify for Scene+ Points. Scene+ Points will not be posted to an Account that is not in good standing when purchases are made or when a statement is issued, or if the Account is not open when a statement is issued. See your Scene+ Points terms at www.scotiabank.com/sceneplus for full program details.
All dollar amounts are in Canadian currency unless otherwise stated.
The savings of up to 25% applies to Avis and Budget base rates and is applicable only to the time and mileage charges of the rental. All taxes, fees (including but not limited Air Conditioning Excise Recovery Fee, Concession Recovery Fee, Vehicle License Recovery Fee, Energy Recovery Fee, Tire Management Fee, and Frequent Traveler Fee) and surcharges (including but not limited to Customer Facility Charge and Environmental Fee Recovery Charge) are extra. The Bank of Nova Scotia is not responsible for, and provides no representations, warranties or conditions regarding this offer or any Avis or Budget products or services, including Avis Preferred Plus membership and services and those obtained under this offer, which are governed solely by Avis’ terms and conditions. Avis Preferred Plus membership and services are provided by Avis.
The Primary Cardholder on the Scotiabank® Scene+™ Visa* Account (the “Account”) is responsible for all charges to the Account including those made by the additional Supplementary Cardholder.
All Scotiabank retail credit cards, except ScotiaLine Visa card, Scotiabank Value Visa card, and No-Fee Scotiabank Value Visa card, will have Visa payWave when issued or reissued. Visa payWave™ is a Trademark of Visa Int./Lic. User.
Apple Pay works with iPhone 6 and later in stores, apps, and websites in Safari; with Apple Watch in stores and apps; with iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3 and later in apps and websites; and with Mac in Safari with an Apple Pay enabled iPhone 6 or later or Apple Watch. For a list of compatible Apple Pay devices, see https://support.apple.com/km207105
Click to Pay is an online checkout solution provided by a third party that supports American Express, Mastercard and Visa cards and is based on EMV® SRC Specifications. The Bank of Nova Scotia is not responsible for this service.
Scotia Credit Card Protection is underwritten by Chubb Life Insurance Company of Canada under a Group Policy issued to The Bank of Nova Scotia. All coverage is subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the Certificate of Insurance which you will receive upon enrolment.
As awarded by creditcardGenius on January 5, 2022.