Perk like a pro with
Aventura® travel benefits

Want to know exactly which perks come with your card? See the chart below for the full benefits breakdown.

Access granted—relax in comfort with airport lounge pass

Enjoy the airport lounge pass, courtesy of your CIBC Aventura card. As the primary Aventura cardholder, you can take advantage of airport lounge access at over 1,200 airport lounges across the globe, plus 4 complimentary visits, which will apply to your first member and guest visits per year1 — just show your airport lounge pass digital membership. Enrollment is necessary.

Do you have a CIBC Aventura® Visa Infinite* or a CIBC Aventura® Gold Visa* card

To enroll, go to VisaAirportCompanion.ca or download the Visa Airport Companion App — and enjoy access to airport lounges.

Sign up with Visa*


Do you have a CIBC Aventura® World/World Elite® Mastercard®?

To enroll, go to mastercardtravelpass.dragonpass.comOpens in new tab or download the Mastercard Travel Pass App — and enjoy access to airport lounges.

Opens in new tabSign up with Mastercard


Less time in lineups - enjoy the journey.

Get a rebate on your NEXUS application fee once every four years to enjoy easier border crossings. Simply use your eligible Aventura card to pay for your application2 to enjoy this benefit. Applications submitted on or after October 15, 2018 are eligible for this rebate.


See how we’ve enhanced your insurance coverage.

Purchases made on or after October 15, 2018 will be eligible for the insurance coverage noted below.

Mobile Device Insurance3:

Get coverage of up to $1,000 in the event your mobile device is lost, stolen or accidentally damaged. Simply pay for your mobile device (e.g., cell phone, smartphone, tablet, smartwatch) using your eligible Aventura credit card!

Here’s how it works:
Mobile Device Insurance
Payment Method Coverage
Full payment upfront When you charge the full cost of your mobile device to your card and activate your device with a Canadian wireless service provider, if it’s equipped with cellular data technology, you will have coverage for 24 months, beginning on the 91st day following the date of purchase (in order to avoid overlap with the 90 day coverage available to you under Purchase Security & Extended Protection Insurance that already comes with your card).
Partial financing When you finance a portion of the cost of your mobile device through a Canadian wireless service provider’s installment plan, coverage begins on the date the first transaction related to your mobile device is charged to your card, and continues for 24 months, provided you charge your wireless service provider’s installment plan bill payments to your card.
Full financing When you fully finance the cost of your mobile device through a Canadian wireless service provider’s installment plan, coverage begins on the date the first transaction related to your mobile device is charged to your card, and continues for 24 months, provided you charge your wireless service provider’s installment plan bill payments to your card.
Hotel Burglary Insurance3:

Charge the full cost of your accommodations to your eligible Aventura card to receive up to $2,500 of coverage for damage to or loss of personal items (excluding cash) due to burglary of your accommodations while you are a registered guest.

Improved Trip Cancellation Insurance3:

You, your spouse and dependent children will be provided with Trip Cancellation coverage of up to $1,500 (formerly $1,000) per trip for each insured person up to a maximum of $5,000 per trip for all insured persons, for trips charged to your eligible Aventura card.


Eligible Aventura Credit Card
Airport lounges pass NEXUS Rebate Mobile Device Insurance3 Hotel Burglary Insurance3 Increased Trip Cancellation Insurance3
Aventura® Visa Infinite* Card
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Aventura® World Mastercard® and Aventura World Elite® Mastercard®
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Aventura® Gold Visa* Card
Yes Yes Yes Yes No

FAQs

CIBC is offering these great new benefits with no card fee increase.

CIBC is only offering these new features with the CIBC Aventura® Gold Visa*, CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite*, CIBC Aventura World Elite® Mastercard®, and CIBC Aventura World Mastercard®. Please check your benefit guides to review the features your card provides.

The new insurances take effect on October 15th, 2018. Transactions on your CIBC credit card as of October 15th, 2018 will be eligible for coverage as per the terms of your insurance certificate. You can find your insurance certificate here.

You can apply for NEXUS through the Canadian Border Services Agency website at: https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/prog/nexus/application-demande-eng.html.

NEXUS charges an application fee, CIBC will rebate that fee for one application up to CAD $100 every 4 years on the primary cardholder’s account.2

Frequently Asked Questions - CIBC Lounge Changes (for Visa Cardholders)

Eligible cardholders can continue to use their existing Priority Pass membership and entitlements until June 30, 2022. Effective July 1, 2022, the Priority Pass program and your membership will no longer be available, meaning any unused Priority Pass lounge entitlements will be forfeited. However, starting July 1, 2022, you can enroll for the Visa Airport Companion Program and you will receive new annual airport lounge visit entitlements to access through the Program.

The change from Priority Pass to Visa Airport Companion Program is a decision that has been made by Visa, as part of their Global Airport Lounge Access Program.

No, there is no physical membership card that will be issued for the Visa Airport Companion Program. Once you enroll for the new program on or after July 1, 2022, you can access any participating lounge immediately by using one of three access mechanisms (subject to availability):

  1. Present the eligible CIBC Visa Card you used to enroll in the Program;
  2. Show your digital membership card and QR Code within the Program App or Website; or
  3. Present your printed or emailed e-Certificate containing the digital membership card and QR Code.

Enrolling for the Program is quick and can be completed within a few minutes, giving you access to the Program immediately.

Starting July 1, 2022, simply download the Visa Airport Companion App (available to download for free) or visit the Program Website (visaairportcompanion.ca) to enroll for the Program. To complete your enrollment, you will be required to enter your eligible CIBC Visa Card details and your First and Last Name as it appears on your passport or valid travel document.

If you have an eligible CIBC Visa Card and have enrolled in the Visa Airport Companion Program, you can access participating lounges in one of the three ways (subject to availability):

  1. Present the eligible CIBC Visa Card you used to enroll in the Program;
  2. Show your digital membership card and QR Code within the Program App or Website; or
  3. Present your printed or emailed e-Certificate containing the digital membership card and QR Code.

Please note: there is no physical membership card that will be issued for this Program.

Lounge visits expire on the anniversary of your enrollment for the Visa Airport Companion Program.

Annual entitlements are only valid for the membership year. On an annual basis (from the date that you enrolled for the Program), the complimentary visits will re-set and any unused complimentary visits will be forfeited.

As a reminder, you can use your annual entitlements for yourself and for your accompanying guests. Each person entering the lounge would be counted towards one visit entitlement.

Once you are signed into the Visa Airport Companion Program App or Website, you can see how many complimentary lounge visits you have remaining. Simply access your Membership Page to view this information.

Yes, your complimentary visits can be used for yourself and for your accompanying guests. All additional visits beyond the complimentary visits (either for yourself or for your accompanying guests) are subject to a fee of $32 USD (subject to change) per person per visit. Applicable lounge access charges will be billed to the Card connected to your Program membership.

No. The membership is not transferable and can only be used by the eligible Cardholder. However, you can bring in (an) accompanying guest any time you access the lounge benefit.

To view a full list of participating airport lounges, their facilities, the current lounge access fee, opening times and restrictions, visit the Visa Airport Companion Program App and website (visaairportcompanion.ca) on or after July 1, 2022.

No, there is no physical membership card that will be issued for the Visa Airport Companion Program.

Once you enroll for the new program on or after July 1, 2022, you can access any participating lounge immediately by using one of three access mechanisms (subject to availability):

  1. Present the eligible CIBC Visa Card you used to enroll in the Program;
  2. Show your digital membership card and QR Code within the Program App or Website; or
  3. Present your printed or emailed e-Certificate containing the digital membership card and QR Code.

No, there is no enrollment fee for the Visa Airport Companion Program. However, once your complimentary entitlements are used, all additional visits are subject to a fee of $32 USD (subject to change) per person per visit, charged by the Program. Applicable lounge access fees will be billed to the CIBC Visa Card that is connected to the your Program membership. If you use any benefits within the Program outside of lounge access, additional charges may apply.

Please visit the Program App or Website for details on each lounge, including hours, amenities and the charge for children and seniors.

Currently pre-booking airport lounge access is not available.

For additional Program details, please visit visaairportcompanion.ca or contact DragonPass at ca.support@dragonpassuk.com.


Frequently Asked Questions - CIBC Lounge Changes (for Mastercard Cardholders)

Eligible cardholders can continue to use their existing Priority Pass membership and entitlements until June 30, 2022. Effective July 1, 2022, the Priority Pass program and your membership will no longer be available, meaning any unused Priority Pass lounge entitlements will be forfeited. However, starting July 1, 2022, you can enroll for the Mastercard Travel Pass and you will receive new annual airport lounge visit entitlements to access through the Program.

The change from Priority Pass to Mastercard Travel Pass is a decision that has been made by Mastercard, as part of their global airport lounge access program.

No, there is no physical membership card that will be issued for the Mastercard Travel Pass. Once you enroll for the new program on or after July 1, 2022, you can access any participating lounge immediately by using one of the two access mechanisms:

  1. Show your digital membership card and QR Code within the Program App or Website; or
  2. Present your printed or emailed e-Certificate containing the digital membership card and QR Code.

Enrolling for the program is quick and can be completed within a few minutes, giving you access to the program immediately.

Starting July 1, 2022, simply download the Mastercard Travel Pass App (available to download for free) or visit the Program Website (mastercardtravelpass.dragonpass.com)Opens in new tab to enroll for the Program. To complete your enrollment, you will be required to enter your eligible CIBC Mastercard Card details and your First and Last Name as it appears on your passport or valid travel document.

If you have an eligible CIBC Mastercard Card and have enrolled in the Mastercard Travel Pass, you can access participating lounges in one of the two ways:

  1. Show your digital membership card and QR Code within the program App or Website; or
  2. Present your printed or emailed e-Certificate containing the digital membership card and QR Code.

Please note: there is no physical membership card that will be issued for this Program.

Lounge visits expire on the anniversary of your enrollment for the Mastercard Travel Pass.

Annual entitlements are only valid for the membership year. On an annual basis (from the date that you enrolled for the program), the complimentary visits will re-set and any unused complimentary visits will be forfeited.

As a reminder, you can use your annual entitlements for yourself and for your accompanying guests. Each person entering the lounge would be counted towards one visit entitlement.

Once you are signed into the Mastercard Travel Pass App or Website, you can see how many complimentary lounge visits you have remaining. Simply access your Membership Page to view this information.

Yes, your complimentary visits can be used for yourself and for your accompanying guests. All additional visits beyond the complimentary visits (either for yourself or for your accompanying guests) are subject to a fee of $32 USD (subject to change) per person per visit. Applicable lounge access charges will be billed to the Card connected to your Program membership.

No. The membership is not transferable and can only be used by the eligible Cardholder. However, you can bring in (an) accompanying guest any time you access the lounge benefit.

To view a full list of participating airport lounges, their facilities, the current lounge access fee, opening times and restrictions, visit the Mastercard Travel Pass App and website (mastercardtravelpass.dragonpass.com)Opens in new tab on or after July 1, 2022.

No, there is no physical membership card that will be issued for the Mastercard Travel Pass program.

Once you enroll for the new program on or after July 1, 2022, you can access any participating lounge immediately by using one of the two access mechanisms:

  1. Show your digital membership card and QR Code within the program App or Website; or
  2. Present your printed or emailed e-Certificate containing the digital membership card and QR Code.

No, there is no enrollment fee for the Mastercard Travel Pass. However, once your complimentary entitlements are used, all additional visits are subject to a fee of $32 USD (subject to change) per person per visit, charged by the program. Applicable lounge access fees will be billed to the CIBC Mastercard Card that is connected to the your program membership. If you use any benefits within the program outside of lounge access, additional charges may apply.

Please visit the program App or Website for details on each lounge, including hours, amenities and the charge for children and seniors.

Currently pre-booking airport lounge access is not available.

For additional program details, please visit (mastercardtravelpass.dragonpass.com)Opens in new tab or contact the number mentioned on the back of your CIBC Card.