Important Notice about Changes to ScotiaGold Passport® Visa* Accounts
Effective August 1, 2019Learn More
Scotia Reward point with every purchase2
Earn cash back on travel purchased through Scotia Rewards Travel Service3
Book and redeem for travel anywhere, anytime, with no travel restrictions4
Great reasons to get this card for your everyday purchases
Earn Scotia Rewards Points and Cash Back
Earn 1 Scotia Reward points on every $1 spent
Book your travel through Scotia Rewards Travel Service3 and earn 5% cash back5 on the cost of your trip.
Book travel and redeem easily
Use your Card and book travel through Scotia Rewards Travel Service, our full-service travel agency.
Redeem for travel anywhere, anytime, with no travel restrictions.
Access to special offers, merchandise, rewards and more
Peace of mind for every trip
Travel with confidence on every trip with our comprehensive travel insurance coverage
Scotiabank Rewards Program Terms and Conditions
Fees, rates & other information6
30.0 each Supplementary Card
19.99 / 22.99
19.99 on purchases. 22.99 on cash advances, balance transfers and Scotia Credit Card Cheques
Your card comes with benefits
Take advantage of everything your ScotiaGold Passport® Visa* Card offers you.
Book and redeem easily
Book and redeem any flight for any time through Scotia Rewards Travel Service, a full-service travel agency. Plus, take advantage of the Best Price Guarantee on airfare7.
Travel and get 5% cash back
Reward yourself for seeing the world. You’ll earn 5% cash back on airline tickets, pre-package tours, and cruises. Visit online or call Scotia Rewards to redeem.
Beyond Travel Rewards
Reward yourself and choose from a wide selection of merchandise and gifts by visiting Scotia Reward
Scotia Rewards & SCENE® Points Conversion15
You can convert your Scotia Rewards points to SCENE or your SCENE points to Scotia Rewards points instantly, anytime you want. Remember that you must have a SCENE account to convert Scotia Rewards points to SCENE points and please review the rate conversions.
Visit scotiarewards.com and see the Conversion Program terms and conditions for more details.
Save on Car Rentals
As a ScotiaGold Passport 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 ScotiaGold Passport Visa card.More details
Travel with 6 types of coverage8
Relax… While you’re away you have comprehensive travel protection.
Rental Car Collision Loss Damage Insurance8
Charge the full cost of your eligible rental car to your card and you’re automatically insured if your rental is damaged or stolen.More Details
Delayed and Lost Baggage Insurance8
Charge the full cost of your airplane, train, bus or cruise ship tickets to your Card. If your checked luggage is delayed or lost – you’re covered.More Details
Travel Accident Insurance8
Charge at least 75% of your ticket cost to your Card and you’re insured against accidental loss of life or dismemberment.More Details
For claim forms and answers to Frequently Asked Questions visit our partner's site.
Shop with added coverage
Added coverage means you can shop with confidence anywhere around the world.
Enjoy all the benefits
Save time at the checkout
Tap your ScotiaGold Passport Visa Card or your smartphone for quick easy payments.More Details
Get a Supplementary Card
Add an additional Supplementary Cardholder to your ScotiaGold Passport® Visa card. One account, multiple cards. Added benefits! Get an additional Card for a friend or family member11More Details
Feel reassured (Optional protection)
Your finances can have added protection from some of life's unpredictable events, like disability, job loss, strike or lockout, critical illness or loss of life.More Details
To be eligible for the 5,000 Scotia Rewards bonus points offer (the “Offer”), an eligible purchase must be posted to your new Scotiabank credit card account (“Account”) within 2 months of your 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, Scotia® Credit Card Cheques or cash-like transactions), interest, fees or other charges. The bonus points will appear as an adjustment on your Account statement within 2 statement cycles of your first card purchase provided the Account is open and in good standing at time of payout. The Account is considered in good standing if it is not delinquent (past due) or over limit and the Cardholder(s) is not in breach of the Revolving Credit Agreement that applies to the Account. Offer applies to a new Account only opened by July 1, 2019.
Former or current Scotiabank credit cardholders of any kind in the past 2 years, including those that transfer from an existing Scotiabank credit card account or re-open a closed Scotiabank credit card account, are excluded from this Offer.
The current annual fee is $110 for the primary card and $30 for each additional supplementary 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. Offer may be changed, cancelled or extended and cannot be combined with any other offers.
Points are not awarded for cash advances, Scotia® Credit Card cheques, credit vouchers, returns, payments, annual membership or card fees, interest charges or service transaction charges.
Scotia Rewards Travel Service and Travel Booking Site provided by a duly licensed 3rd party travel agent HRG (Hogg Robinson Group).
You can purchase eligible travel or related travel expenses at a travel provider other than the Scotia Rewards Travel Service (e.g., other travel agencies, tour operators and online travel websites) (the “Other Travel Suppliers”). These types of purchases at Other Travel Suppliers are called “Post Purchase Travel Redemptions”.
Scotia Rewards points are redeemable for Post Purchase Travel Redemptions made through your Program Card. To redeem Scotia Rewards points for a Post Purchase Travel Redemption at Other Travel Suppliers, the purchase must first appear (post) on the Program Card Account. Scotia Rewards Cardmembers can then redeem points towards the amount of the Post Purchase Travel Redemption charged to the Program Account through scotiarewards.com or by calling 1-800-665-2582.The Post Purchase Travel Redemption must be charged on your Program Card Account and recognized by our systems with the Merchant Category Codes or identifiers: airlines & air carriers – 4511; airports, flying fields, and airport terminals – 4582; lodgings, hotels, motels and resorts – 7011; trailer parks and campgrounds – 7033; passenger railways – 4112; bus lines – 4131; steamship and cruise lines – 4411; travel agencies and tour operators – 4722; automobile rental agency – 7512; motor home and recreational vehicle rentals – 7519. These Merchant codes/identifiers and categories are subject to change.
The Post Purchase Travel Redemption can include related taxes, booking fees, airport fees and travel insurance premiums.
You must redeem Scotia Rewards points within 12 months from the date when the Post Purchase Travel Redemption is posted to the Program Card Account (the posting date). It may take up to two statement periods for the points redeemed towards a Post Purchase Travel Redemption to appear as a credit on your Program Card Account. Points redeemed cannot be reversed once posted to the Account. To redeem Scotia Rewards Points towards your Post Purchase Travel Redemption, the Program Card Account must be open and in good standing.
The value of the points redeemed cannot exceed the amount of the Post Purchase Travel Redemption charged to your Program Card Account.The minimum point redemption is 5,000 points (5,000 points is equivalent to $50 in travel savings) each time a redemption towards a Post Purchase Travel Redemption is made.
In order to be eligible for a Cash Back rebate, all reservations and travel arrangements must be made through the Scotia Rewards Travel Service (Travel Services provided by a duly licensed 3rd party travel agent) and charged to your ScotiaGold Passport Visa card. Taxes, service charges, insurance, hotels, motels, car rentals and personal expenditures are excluded unless already included in prepackaged tours. The Cash Back will be automatically credited to your ScotiaGold Passport Visa account within two billing cycles following your departure date. 5% Cash Back rebate is provided by a Third Party. For more information, please contact the Scotia Rewards Travel Service at 1 800 665-2582.
Best available price guarantee on airfares is provided by HRG and is only available within 24 hours of time of booking. All offers are based on availability. Offers are subject to merchants’ standard booking requirements, terms, and conditions. Offer cannot be combined with other offers, promotions, discounts, or programs, and may not be redeemed for cash. Complete terms and conditions are available at scotiarewards.com. The Bank of Nova Scotia is not responsible for the best available price guarantee.
Travel Emergency Medical Insurance is underwritten by American Bankers Life Assurance Company of Florida, except for travel in Cuba which is underwritten by Zurich Insurance Company Ltd. Trip Cancellation/Trip Interruption Insurance and Rental Car Collision Loss Damage Insurance is underwritten by American Bankers Insurance Company of Florida. Travel Accident Insurance is underwritten by American Bankers Life Assurance Company of Florida. Purchase Security, Extended Warranty, Delayed/Lost Baggage Insurance and Hotel/Motel Burglary Insurance are underwritten by Elite Insurance Company. Details of the coverage, including definitions, benefits, limitations, and exclusions are in the Certificate of Insurance provided with the card. Read the Certificate of Insurance then keep it in a safe place with your other valuable documents, and take it with you when you travel. For all insurance coverages, certain limitations, restrictions and exclusions apply.
All Scotiabank retail credit cards, except ScotiaLine Visa card, will have Visa payWave when issued or reissued. Visa payWave™
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
The Primary Cardholder on the ScotiaGold Passport® Visa card Account (the “Account”) is responsible for all charges to the Account including those made by the additional Supplementary Cardholder.
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.
20% 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 Rewards points can be converted into SCENE points and SCENE points can be converted into Scotia Rewards points. To do so, you must have a Scotiabank card account that earns Scotia Rewards points (the “Scotiabank Program Card Account”) and is in good standing, and a valid SCENE membership card. You must convert a minimum of 1,000 points per conversion. You can convert points up to a maximum of 4 times within a 24 hour period. Conversions cannot be reversed or cancelled once completed. These conversions are subject to the terms of your Points Conversion Terms and Conditions. See the Points Conversion Terms and Conditions on scotiarewards.com for full details.
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