Want to open a bank account AND make money while doing it? Get the inside scoop on new bank account promotions with with our updated guide for 2018 Bank Promotions in Canada!
Whether you want to earn free movies or straight-up money, these deals are worth a look. We'll keep you updated as offers change, so bookmark this page and check back from time to time!
Here are some offers currently available through Canadian banks:
BMO Bank of Montreal
Get a $100 cash bonus or up to two years of Amazon Prime when you open a BMO chequing account online
I think it's safe to say everyone loves free money, and this one is a great way to claim some! Right now, you can get a $100 cash bonus just by signing up for a new BMO bank account!
Only new customers qualify, and you must apply online. You need to open a new Canadian Dollar Primary Chequing Account and keep it open and in good standing until May 10, 2019. You also need to make a deposit of any amount into the account before the deal closing date, set up a recurring direct deposit and have at least one direct deposit transaction credited to the account.
There are a few more terms and conditions to keep in mind, so check out the full details before you open a new account with BMO.
Valid until May 10, 2018
RBC (Royal Bank of Canada)
Save 3¢ per litre when you link your Petro-Points card to an RBC debit or credit card
This is one you can jump on even if you're not opening a new account with RBC. All you need to do is link your Petro-Points card to one or all of your eligible RBC debit and credit cards, and you'll be able to earn points faster and save on gas!
Here's how it all works:
- 1. Get an eligible RBC debit card or credit card. Don't have one? Apply now.
- 2. Get a Petro-Points card. If you're not a member yet, you can sign up here.
- 3. After that, log in to your online banking account and follow the linking instructions.
Once everything is all connected, you'll save 3¢ per litre when you use your linked card at a Petro-Canada location!
No expiration date
Earn 5,000 free SCENE points (good for five free movies) when you open an account
This one is perfect for all you movie buffs, since banking with Scotiabank can help you earn SCENE points towards free movies! All you need to do is open a SCENE-eligible bank account (like the Scotia One Chequing Account with SCENE Rewards) with a SCENE debit card, and you'll get 5,000 points!
You'll also earn one SCENE point for every $5 you spend with a SCENE Visa Card and get 5x the SCENE points on any Cineplex purchases you make with that card. Plus, you can earn 4,000 SCENE points (good for four Cineplex movie tickets) with the first $500 you spend on everyday purchases in your first three months with the card.
Want to try and figure out exactly how many SCENE points you could earn? Check out their handy SCENE calculator, which breaks everything down for you!
No expiration date
Earn a $50 bonus for every friend or family member you refer to Tangerine
Okay, this one is super simple and absolutely worth it if you bank with Tangerine. For every friend you successfully refer to Tangerine, you'll get $50 as part of the Refer a Friend Double Bonus deal!
So how do you refer someone? Log in to you Tangerine account and hit the "share" button that'll pop up near the bottom of your screen. From there, Tangerine will walk you through the next steps, including how to share your Orange Key to the friends you want to refer.
Once they accept your offer, they'll just need to open an account with a deposit of $100 or more.
And to make things even sweeter, each friend you refer also gets a bonus $50!
Valid until April 30, 2018
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