Another advantage for Desjardins members travelling to France - $3 fee waived for cash withdrawals at Crédit Mutuel-CIC ATMs

LÉVIS, QC, June 16, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - A new Desjardins advantage is now available to members travelling to France. Thanks to Desjardins Group's partnership with its French counterpart Crédit Mutuel, Desjardins members will be exempt from the $3 fee applicable on cash withdrawals at an ATM abroad.   

To benefit from this fee waiver, Desjardins access card holders must use one of the 7,669 Crédit Mutuel-CIC ATMs bearing the logo Euro Automatic Cash located across France.

"For our members travelling to France, this is an interesting advantage compared to using other Desjardins ATMs abroad," said Guy Cormier, Desjardins' senior vice-president of Cooperative Network and Personal Services. "Crédit Mutuel-CIC is a major cooperative financial group and has one the largest ATM networks in France. Desjardins is the only Canadian financial institution to provide its members with this advantage and we are very proud of it."

About Desjardins Group

Desjardins Group is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada and the fifth largest cooperative financial group in the world with assets of over $254 billion. It has been rated one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt. To meet the diverse needs of its members and clients, Desjardins offers a full range of products and services to individuals and businesses through its extensive distribution network, online platforms and subsidiaries across Canada. The group has one of the highest capital ratios and credit ratings in the industry. In 2014, Desjardins was named the fourth safest bank in North America by Global Finance magazine and the second strongest bank in the world by Bloomberg News.


SOURCE Desjardins Group

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