New Credit Card Welcome Offers Terms & Conditions

Consolidated T&Cs (Mastercard, Visa & Amex)

The following definitions apply to these Terms and Conditions:

  • “Cardholder” means the primary holder of a Scotiabank retail and or small business credit card.
  • “Cycles” refer to the credit card’s billing cycles.
  • “Promotional Period” refers to the period from August 1, 2022 to October 31, 2022.
  • “Spend Bonus Period” refers to the period in which the predetermined spend threshold should be met.
  • “Promotion” refers to this promotion and not any of the Bank’s other promotions or programs.
  • “Eligible” refers to any individual qualified to participate in this promotion.
  • “First Purchase Bonus” refers to the bonus a Cardholder gets when the first qualified net purchase is made any time with his/her credit card.
  • “Spend Bonus” refers to the bonus a Cardholder gets when a predetermined spend threshold is met during the spend bonus period with his/her credit card.
  • “Introductory Low Rate” refers to the promotional interest rate that is only eligible on new Scotiabank retail Credit Card accounts as outlined and further defined in these Terms and Conditions.
  • “Net Purchases” refers to purchases minus returns / credits and does not include cash advances, balance transfers, credit card cheques, any fees and/ or finance charges.
  • “Annual Percentage Rate (APR)” refers to the annual interest rate applied to your credit card account when you carry a balance.
  • “Effective Annual Interest Rate (EAIR)” refers to the annual interest rate that is adjusted for compounding.
  • "Scotiabank" or “Bank” means Scotiabank & Trust (Cayman) Ltd., Scotiabank Trinidad & Tobago Limited, Scotiabank (Bahamas) Limited, Scotiabank (Barbados) Limited, The Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Limited, The Bank of Nova Scotia Guyana and Scotiabank (Turks and Caicos) Ltd.

These Terms and Conditions supplement the terms and conditions of your Scotiabank Credit Card Cardholder Agreement (the “Cardholder Agreement”). Capitalised terms used but not defined in these Terms and Conditions shall have the meanings defined and set out in the Cardholder Agreement. 

This Promotion is opened to legal residents of the Cayman Islands, Trinidad & Tobago, Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and Turks & Caicos who are 18 years of age or older. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the applicable laws of the named countries. 

In this Promotion, new Scotiabank Cardholders will earn promotional benefits as detailed in the chart below for each country listed above:

Country

Credit Card

Reward

Cayman Islands

 

Scotiabank / AAdvantage® Mastercard®

  • Bonus of 3,000 AAdvantage® miles upon the first purchase of any amount.
  • Spend Bonus of 4,000 AAdvantage® miles when a cumulative amount of USD$1,300 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.
  • Introductory Low-Rate offer of 9.99% for the first 6 months.

Scotiabank Gold Mastercard®

  • Introductory Low-Rate offer of 9.99% for the first 6 months. 

Scotiabank American Express® The Platinum Card

  • Spend bonus of 50,000 American Express Points when a cumulative amount of USD$5,000 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date
  • 50% discount on First Annual Fee (KYD$460) reimbursed if card is activated and used during the first 3 cycles from account opening.

Bahamas

 

 

Scotiabank AERO* Platinum Mastercard®

 

  • Bonus of 3,000 Scotia Points upon the first purchase of any amount during the first cycle from account opening date.
  • Spend Bonus of 7,000 Scotia Points when a cumulative amount of BSD$2,500 /USD$2,500 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.  
  • Introductory Low Rate offer of 9.99% for the first 6 months.

Scotiabank Gold Mastercard®

  • Introductory Low Rate offer of 9.99% for the first 6 months.

Scotiabank Visa AAdvantage®

  • Bonus of 3,000 AAdvantage® miles upon the first purchase of any amount.
  • Spend Bonus of 4,000 AAdvantage® miles when a cumulative amount of BSD$1,000 / US$1,000 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.
  • Introductory Low Rate offer of 9.99% for the first 6 months.

Visa Classic

  • No annual fee for the first year, and none ever if your purchases amount to an average of at least BSD$200 monthly.
  • Introductory Low Rate offer of 9.99% for the first 6 months

Scotiabank American Express® The Platinum Card

  • Spend bonus of 50,000 American Express Points when a cumulative amount of USD$5,000 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date
  • 50% discount on First Annual Fee (BSD$550) reimbursed if card is activated and used during the first 3 cycles from account opening.

Mastercard Executive Business AAdvantage

  • Bonus of 3,000 AAdvantage® miles upon the first purchase of any amount.  
  • Spend Bonus of 4,000 AAdvantage® miles when a cumulative amount of BSD$2,500 / US$2,500 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.

Barbados

Scotiabank / AAdvantage® Mastercard®

  • Bonus of 3,000 AAdvantage® miles upon the first purchase of any amount.
  • Bonus of 4,000 AAdvantage® miles when a cumulative amount of BBD$1,900 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.
  • Introductory Low Rate offer of 9.99%(APR)/10.46%(EAIR) for the first 6 months

Scotiabank AERO* Platinum Mastercard®

  • Bonus of 3,000 Scotia Points upon the first purchase of any amount during the first cycle from account opening date.
  • Bonus of 7,000 Scotia Points when a cumulative amount of BBD$3,800 is spent within the first 3 cycles from account open date.
  • Introductory Low Rate offer of 9.99%(APR)/10.46%(EAIR) for the first 6 months

Scotiabank Gold Mastercard®

  • Introductory Low Rate offer of 9.99%(APR)/10.46%(EAIR) for the first 6 months. 

Mastercard Business Executive AA

  • Bonus of 3,000 AAdvantage® miles upon the first purchase of any amount.
  • Spend Bonus of 4,000 AAdvantage® miles when a cumulative amount of BBD$1,800 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.

Jamaica

Scotiabank AERO* Platinum Mastercard®

 

  • Bonus of 3,000 Scotia Points upon the first purchase of any amount during the first cycle from account opening date.
  • Spend Bonus of 7,000 Scotia Points when a cumulative amount of JMD$300,000 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.

Scotiabank MAGNA Mastercard®

  • Spend Bonus of JMD$1,500 when a cumulative amount of JMD$30,000 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.
  • Additional Card Bonus of JMD$500 when adding one or more supplementary cards in the first 3 cycles from account open date.

Scotiabank Visa® AAdvantage®

  • Bonus of 3,000 AAdvantage® miles upon the first purchase of any amount.
  • Spend Bonus of 4,000 AAdvantage® miles when a cumulative amount of JMD$200,000 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.

Visa Classic

  • No annual fee for the first year, and none ever if your purchases amount to an average of at least JMD$30,000 monthly.

 

Mastercard Business Executive AA

  • Bonus of 3,000 AAdvantage® miles upon the first purchase of any amount.
  • Spend Bonus of 4,000 AAdvantage® miles when a cumulative amount of JMD$300,000 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.
  • Spend Bonus of 4,000 AAdvantage® miles when a cumulative amount of JMD$300,000 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.

Turks & Caicos

Scotiabank / AAdvantage® Mastercard®

  • Bonus of 3,000 AAdvantage® miles upon the first purchase of any amount.
  • Spend Bonus of 4,000 AAdvantage® miles when a cumulative amount of USD$1,700 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.

Scotiabank AERO* Platinum Mastercard®

  • Bonus of 3,000 Scotia Points upon the first purchase of any amount during the first cycle from account opening date.
  • Spend Bonus of 7,000 Scotia Points when a cumulative amount of USD$2,000 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.
  Scotiabank American Express® The Platinum Card
  • Spend bonus of 50,000 American Express Points when a cumulative amount of USD$5,000 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date
  Mastercard Executive Business AAdvantage
  • Bonus of 3,000 AAdvantage® miles upon the first purchase of any amount.
  • Spend Bonus of 4,000 AAdvantage® miles when a cumulative amount of US$2,500 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.

Trinidad and Tobago

Scotiabank Gold Mastercard®

  • Introductory Low Rate offer of 9.99%(APR)/10.46%(EAIR) for the first 6 months

Scotiabank MAGNA Mastercard®

  • Spend Bonus of TTD$68 when a cumulative amount of TTD$1,400 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.
  • Additional Card Bonus of TTD$23 when adding one or more supplementary cards in the first 3 cycles from account open date.
  • Introductory Low Rate offer of 9.99%(APR)/10.46%(EAIR) for the first 6 months.

Scotiabank AERO* Platinum Visa®

  • First Purchase Bonus of 3,000 Scotia Points upon the first purchase of any amount during the first cycle from account opening date.
  • Spend Bonus of 7,000 Scotia Points when a cumulative amount of TTD$13,000 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date.
  • Introductory Low Rate offer of 9.99%(APR)/10.46%(EAIR) for the first 6 months.

Visa Classic

  • No annual fee for the first year, and none ever if your purchases amount to an average of at least TTD$1,250 monthly.
  • Introductory Low Rate offer of 9.99%(APR)/10.46%(EAIR) for the first 6 months.

MC Business AERO

  • First Purchase Bonus of 3,000 Scotia Points upon the first purchase of any amount during the first cycle from account opening date.
Guyana 

Scotiabank Gold Mastercard® 

  • Spend Bonus of GYD$11,750 when a cumulative amount of GYD$100,000 is spent during the first 3 cycles from account open date
  • Introductory Low-Rate offer of 9.99% (APR)/10.46(EAIR) for the first 6 months
 

Mastercard Business Card

  • Spend Bonus of GYD$10,000 when a cumulative amount of GYD$150,000 is spent

Timing of Credit

New Cardholders who qualify for this Promotion will receive the above-mentioned rewards depending on the date when the new account was booked in the Scotiabank system, as follows:

Group #1: For all new accounts booked and shown in the Scotiabank system with an open account date between August 1 and August 31, 2022 inclusive, the Spend Bonus Period will end November 30, 2022 and the reward will be credited by January 31, 2023.

Group #2: For all new accounts booked and shown in the Scotiabank system with an open account date between September 1 and September 30, 2022 inclusive, the Spend Bonus Period will end December 31, 2022 and the reward will be credited by February 28, 2023.

Group #3: For all new accounts booked and shown in the Scotiabank system with an open account date between October 1 and October 31, 2022 inclusive, the Spend Bonus Period will end January 31, 2023 and the credit will take place by March 31, 2022.

In order to be eligible to receive the above-mentioned promotional benefits, the new Cardholder's credit card must be in good standing and must not have been blocked, frozen, stolen or fraudulently obtained, mislaid, lost or written-off, or delinquent, as of the following dates:

Group #1: As of January31, 2023

Group #2: As of February 28, 2023

Group #3: As of March 31, 2023

This is a limited-time promotion which will run from August 1, 2022 to October 31, 2022 inclusive.

Scotiabank staff credit cards are not eligible for these welcome bonuses.

 The Promotion does not apply to switches or upgrades.

  • The Bank reserves the right to determine which purchases qualify for this Promotion.
  • A Cardholder’s benefit earned through participation in this Promotion will be forfeited in the event that the Cardholder ceases to be a Cardholder at any time during the Promotion or card transactions made, during the Promotional Period are reversed.
  • The promotional interest rate offer applicable to this Promotion (“Introductory Low Rate”) is only eligible on new Scotiabank retail credit card accounts and is not valid on existing Scotiabank retail credit card accounts. The new credit card account will receive the Introductory Low Rate on any balances resulting from purchases and cash advances completed from the account open date of the new retail credit card for a period of 6 months expiring on cycle date (also known as statement cycle), no matter when the transactions occurred. This promotional interest rate offer does not apply to Small Business, Staff, Premium, Black or Corporate new credit card products. Upgrades are also excluded. In case the new retail credit card enjoys this offer of the Introductory Low Rate and the monthly minimum payment is not made by the due date, the new credit card account will lose the Introductory LowRate offer and the standard APR will apply.

In all matters relating to this Promotion, the decision of the Bank shall be final and binding in all respects.

Scotiabank has the right to exclude any individual from this Promotion in its absolute discretion without any obligation to provide notice or reason.

Scotiabank reserves the right in its absolute discretion to vary the terms and conditions of this Promotion or change or withdraw this Promotion at any time without giving any reason or notice. In the event of a dispute arising from this Promotion, the Bank’s decision shall be final.

These terms and conditions apply only to this Promotion and do not apply to any of the Bank’s other promotions or programs or any other promotion or program in conjunction with the Bank and any other entity or brand.

For more information, visit the website of your country

Country

Website

Cayman Islands

ky.scotiabank.com

Trinidad and Tobago

tt.scotiabank.com

Bahamas

bs.scotiabank.com

Barbados

bb.scotiabank.com

Jamaica

jm.scotiabank.com

Turks & Caicos

tc.scotiabank.com

Guyanagy.scotiabank.com