Save up to hundreds of dollars a year on interest.1
0% introductory interest rate on balance transfers for the first 10 months (12.99% after that; annual fee $29).2 Plus no annual fee in the first year2
Is this Credit Card right for you?
Right for you if you:
- Would like the option of paying an annual fee to receive a lower interest rate
- Want to obtain a convenient and secure payment method for everyday purchases, that can also help you to build your credit history if you make at least your minimum payments on time each month
- Want an interest free grace period on purchases
- Usually carry a balance on your card (consistently each month)
May not be right for you if you:
- Prefer cash back or reward points
- Don’t mind a higher interest rate on your card as you don’t carry a balance often (consistently pay off your balance in full), and value additional rewards and benefits offered by one of our other Cards
Fee & Rates
(including balance transfers, Scotia Credit Card Cheques and cash-like transactions)
Minimum credit limit3
- Pay down higher interest rates balances faster.
- Transfer higher rate balances to your card and save even more on interest.
- Save up to 25% off base rates at participating AVIS and Budget locations in Canada and the U.S. when you pay with your Scotiabank Value Visa Card.5
- Scotia SelectPayTM 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.10
- Optional Scotia Credit Card Protection insurance. Coverage to help you and your family stay financially on track through unexpected events.9
Scotiabank Rewards Comparison
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For example, on an outstanding balance of $5,000 with an annual interest rate of 12.99% and assuming a constant balance (i.e., no other transactions posted) during a 12 month period, you can save $850 in interest compared to a credit card with an annual interest rate of 29.99% ($1,499.50 interest for 12 months at 29.99% compared to $649.50 interest for 12 months at 12.99%). Actual interest savings will depend on various factors including the outstanding balance and the amounts, timing and application of any payments made, the nature of the transactions and the interest rate of the credit card being compared. Interest rate comparison effective November 18, 2021 and subject to change.
Offer Description and Conditions: The Introductory 0% Balance Transfer Rate and First Year Annual Fee Waiver Offer (the “Offer”) applies only to new Scotiabank Value Visa credit card accounts (“Accounts”) that are opened by October 31, 2024 subject to the conditions below. We will waive the annual fee for the primary card issued before October 31, 2024 on the Account for the first year only. All other terms and conditions of the Program Terms continue to apply during the Offer period. Offer may be changed, cancelled or extended at any time without notice and cannot be combined with any other offers.
Introductory 0% Balance Transfer Rate Offer Description and Conditions: The Introductory 0% Balance Transfer Rate Offer (the “Rate Offer”) applies only to eligible cash advances (including balance transfers and cash-like transactions) (collectively “Cash Advances”) subject to the conditions below. This introductory rate applies if the new Account is opened by October 31, 2024 and will continue for 10 months from date of Account opening (the “Promotional Period”). After the Promotional Period, the promotional 0% interest rate on any Cash Advances (including any amount of those Cash Advances that remain unpaid after the Promotional Period ends) will increase to the preferred interest rate on Cash Advances (currently 12.99%). A balance transfer fee of 1% of the amount of each Cash Advance transferred or made during the Promotional Period applies (minimum fee of $5.00).
This Offer is subject to any available limit for Cash Advances on your Account. This Offer cannot be used for any Scotiabank account including to transfer a balance from another Scotiabank account, or to make a payment or deposit to another Scotiabank account.
Losing your Promotional Rate: If we don’t receive the minimum payment on your Account by the payment due date on your statement, two times in any consecutive 12-month period, you will lose the benefit of this promotional Rate Offer and the interest rates that apply on any unpaid balance will increase to the standard annual interest rates that apply to your Account (currently 24.99% on purchases and 27.99% on Cash Advances).
How We Apply Payments: In general, if you make a payment that exceeds the minimum payment on your statement, we will apply your payment on a proportionate basis among each group of billed charges on your Account. We group charges based on the interest rate that applies to the group of charges. Your payment cannot be applied to the balance(s) of your choice. See your credit card agreement for more information about how we apply payments to your Account.
First Year Annual Fee Waiver Offer Description and Conditions: We will waive the annual fee for the primary card issued before October 31, 2024 on the Account for the first year only.
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: The current annual fee is $29 for the primary card and $0 for each additional card (including those issued to co-borrowers and supplementary cardholders). The current preferred annual interest rates for the Account are: 12.99% on purchases and 12.99% on Cash Advances. All rates, fees, features and benefits are outlined in the Application Disclosure Statement and are subject to change.
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.
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