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Scotiabank Passport™ Visa Infinite* Card

Scotiabank Passport™ Visa Infinite* Card

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U.S. Dollar
Annual fee
$150 $0 for the first year
Purchase interest rate
Cash advance rate
Balance transfer rate
Credit Needed
Excellent (750-900)

Card description

  • Earn up to 1,100* in value in the first 12 months, including up to 35,000 bonus Scene+ points and first year annual fee waived1. Offer ends October 31, 2023.
  • You’ll earn 3X Scene+ points for each dollar charged to your account on all eligible purchases1 at Sobeys, IGA, Safeway, Foodland, FreshCo, Voilà by Sobeys, Voilà by IGA, Voilà by Safeway, Chalo! FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, IGA West, Les Marchés TradItIon, Rachelle Béry and Co-Op.
  • Earn 2x Scotia Scene+ points on every $1 you spend on eligible grocery stores, dining, entertainment purchases and daily transit purchases (including buses, subways, taxis and more)
  • Enjoy no FX Mark-up
  • Enjoy Complimentary Airport Lounge Access, plus 6 free lounge visits per year
  • Rates, fees and other information are effective as of Mar 1, 2021. Subject to change.

About This Card

The Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card is a travel rewards credit card. You must make a minimum of $60,000 a year or have an annual household income of $100,000 to qualify for it.

This rewards card doesn’t require applicants to be a Canadian citizen or have a credit history to qualify. Permanent residents or foreign workers with at least six months left on their permit are eligible.

Most rewards cards open to this demographic don’t offer nearly as rich a rewards program.

With the Scotia Rewards program, cardholders earn 2 Scotia Rewards points for every $1 spent on eligible grocery stores, dining and entertainment purchases. You also get 2 points for every $1 spent on daily transit purchases (including buses, subways, taxis and more). And you earn one Scotia Rewards point on every $1 spent on all other purchases. 

Plus, there's no annual fee in the first year (including supplementary cards).

New cardholders can earn up to 35,000 bonus Scotia Scene+ points in your first year (that's up to $350 towards travel).

If you’re a frequent traveller, this card offers a sizeable suite of benefits that you’ll appreciate.

For one, cardholders don’t get charged foreign currency conversion markups on purchases, whether you make purchases online or outside of Canada. Only the exchange rate applies.

Other perks include complimentary membership to Avis car rental services, access to Scotiabank’s own travel concierges, complimentary airport lounge access, and access to hotels in the Luxury Hotel Collection.

Even if you’re not planning any destination holidays, this may still be a good card for you.

There's no fee for your first supplementary card, but each one after that costs $50. 

Why apply for the Scotiabank Passport™ Visa Infinite* Card?

Book easily, redeem easily - Redeem for travel anywhere, anytime, with no travel restrictions.

No foreign currency charges - Holders of the Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card don’t get charged extra for making a purchase in a foreign currency — even if it’s made online. Only the exchange rate applies.  

Travel easy - The Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card offers a wealth of travel and rental car insurance that covers you in the case of trip cancellation, flight delays, travel accidents, lost baggage, and rental car loss and damage. You’ll also get a complimentary Avis Preferred Plus membership, which you can use to get 25% off car rentals.  

Travel in style - Get complimentary access to airport lounges with your Priority Pass membership. You have six free visits per year.​

Plan a staycation in a snap - Not planning any vacations this year? This card can help you plan a relaxing staycation. Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite cardholders can redeem Scotia Rewards points for SCENE points. Be a good date — pick up dinner and a movie.

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Savings and reward potential in first 12 months based on the following card usage and offers:
  $350 in travel rewards (35,000 bonus Scene+ points) when you spend $1,000 within your first 3 months (to earn 25,000 points) and when you spend $40,000 within your first 12 months (to earn an additional 10,000 points);
  $50 supplementary card fee waiver on your first supplementary card;
   $104 in foreign transaction fee savings based on average first year annual foreign spend per account (save the 2.5% foreign transaction fee typically charged by other card issuers);
   $287 in travel rewards (28,733 Scene+ points) on everyday purchases based on average annual first year spend per account with an average spend of 19% in 2x accelerator categories.

  $341 value with a complimentary Visa Airport Companion Program Membership and 6 lounge passes (annual membership plus one free visit of approx. CAD$133/USD$99 plus 5 lounge passes at CDN$42/USD$31 per pass). Currency conversion as at January 18, 2023.
       Potential First Year Value = up to $1,132
Actual savings and rewards earned will depend on individual card usage and eligibility for applicable offers. Conditions apply

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