Scotia Momentum VISA Infinite Card

Scotia Momentum® VISA Infinite* Card

Card Features

  • Earn 10% cash back on all purchases for the first 3 months (up to $2,000 in total purchases).1 Plus, no annual fee in the first year.◊ A welcome offer of up to $299.†
  • 4% on eligible gas station and grocery store purchases
  • 2% on eligible drug store purchases and recurring bill payments
  • 1% cash back on all other eligible everyday purchases
  • Rates, fees and other information are effective as of March 1, 2018. Subject to change.
  • VISA Infinite Complimentary Concierge Service - available 24/7
  • Access to VISA Infinite Luxury Hotel Collection
  • VISA Infinite Dining Series - Unique dining experiences in some of Canada’s top restaurants
  • Special access to unique offers and experiences
  • Rental car collision insurance
  • Purchase security and extended warranty protection

1 You will earn 10% cash back (the “Offer”) on the first $2,000 in eligible purchases posted to your new Scotia Momentum® Visa Infinite* credit card account (the “Account”) beginning on the Account open date and ending 3 months after that date or when you reach the maximum cash back value of $200, whichever comes first (the “Offer End 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. After the Offer End Date, you will earn regular cash back on purchases at the regular cash back rate described in the Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite Cash Back Program (the “Program”) that applies to the Account (the “Cash Back Program Rate”). The 10% cash back rate for any category is made up of the sum of: (i) the regular Cash Back Program Rate (variable by categories as set out under the Program); and (ii) a “Bonus Cash Back Rate”. Cash back earned under this Offer will be credited to your Account in 2 instalments so long as your Account is open and in good standing at time of payout of each:

1. Bonus Cash Back Rate: The amount earned under the Cash Back Bonus Rate will be credited to your Account within 2- 3 months after the Offer End Date; and

2. Regular Cash Back Rate: The amount earned under your regular Cash Back Program Rate will be credited to your Account according to the regular cash back payment schedule as set out under your Program (November).

EXAMPLE: If the regular Cash Back Program Rate for the Gas Stations and Grocery Stores category is 4% then the Cash Back Bonus Rate will be 6% for that category so that you will earn a total of 10% on the amount of all eligible everyday purchases in that category until the Offer End Date. If you make $2,000 in eligible everyday purchases in the Gas Stations and Grocery Stores category, your cash back earnings will be credited to your Account as follows:

First, the Cash Back Bonus Rate of 6% x $2,000 = $120 will be credited to your Account within 2-3 months of the Offer End Date.

Secondly, the Cash Back Program Rate of 4% x $2,000 = $80 will be credited to your Account as per the regular cash back payment schedule (November).

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.

All other terms of the Scotia Momentum® Visa Infinite* Cash Back Program Terms and Conditions apply. Offer applies to a new Account only opened by April 30, 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 not eligible for this Offer. All rates, fees, features and benefits are subject to change.

Offers may be changed, cancelled or extended and cannot be combined with any other offers.

◊ We will waive the initial annual fee for the primary card and each additional supplementary card for the first year. Offer applies to new Scotiabank credit card account (“Accounts”) only that are opened by April 30, 2019. Any additional supplementary cards must be issued by April 30, 2019 to qualify. 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 $99 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. Offers may change, be extended and cannot be combined with any other offers.

†Based on a $99 annual fee waiver in the first year and a potential cash back earning of up to $200 during the offer period.

Interest Rates

Purchase APR: 19.99%

Balance Transfer APR: 22.99%

Cash Advance APR: 22.99%

Annual Fee

First year free, then $99

Additional Cardholders: $30

Pros

  • 4% cash back on gas and groceries
  • 2% cash back on recurring bill payments
  • Visa Infinite benefits

Cons

  • Excellent credit required to be approved
  • High income requirements

Bonus Offer

$99 annual fee waived for the first year*

Introductory Rates

Reward Earnings Rate

4% on gas and groceries; 2% on recurring purchases and drug stores; 1% everywhere else

Additional Details

Grace Period: 21 Days

Minimum Credit Limit: $5,000

Fees

Balance Transfer Fee: See Terms*

Cash Advance Fee: See Terms*

Foreign Transaction Fee: 2.5%

Over Credit Limit Fee: $29