Customers can earn and redeem points for TELUS products and services
with new CIBC TELUS Rewards Visa card
TORONTO, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, TELUS and CIBC announced the
launch of CIBC TELUS Rewards® Visa* card, a new co-branded credit card that delivers reward options to TELUS and
CIBC customers. Part of the new TELUS Rewards Program and an extension
of CIBC's broad line-up of credit cards, the CIBC TELUS Rewards Visa
card will offer TELUS loyalty rewards to clients on their everyday
Customers can earn reward points on everyday card purchases which can be
redeemed for a selection of TELUS products and services including the
latest smartphones and tablets, charitable donations, travel passes and
TELUS prepaid cards that can be used on a variety of products,
including wireless accessories.
"As part our commitment to put customers first in everything we do, we
are constantly looking for new ways to enhance our customers'
experience while also making their lives easier," said Drazen Lalovic,
Vice President, Emerging Markets and Capital Planning, TELUS. "Not only
does this program bring customers more value for their everyday
spending, it also gives them a new way to save on their next TELUS
purchase, whether they're upgrading their device, activating a tablet,
buying a new wireless accessory, donating to a charity or more."
"As a recognized leader in mobile innovation, we know how much Canadians
love their smartphones and we're delighted to partner with TELUS to
bring greater choice and deliver everyday value and rewards to our
clients," says Jenny Fagg, Executive Vice President, Products and
Payments, CIBC. "With our new co-branded card, clients are able to earn
rewards that will allow them to upgrade to the newest smartphones,
accessories and mobile services they want faster and at lower cost.
Strategic partnerships like the one we have with TELUS enable CIBC to
deliver banking that is easy, flexible and personalized to our
Using the CIBC TELUS Rewards Visa card to earn TELUS Rewards points is
easy and convenient. Customers can:
Earn one point for every dollar spent using the rewards card
Earn 1.5 points on all rewards card purchases at grocery and gas
Earn 1.5 points on TELUS purchases made on the rewards card - paying
their monthly bill, purchasing accessories or mobile devices, etc.
Earn additional points by signing up for pre-authorized payments and
e-bill, or adding services to their account including Optik TV or
adding additional subscribers
Enjoy no annual fee
Customers can easily access their rewards account via the TELUS Rewards portal and view account information including point accumulation, points
balance, activity on their rewards account and redemption options.
The CIBC TELUS Rewards Visa card is available now. For more information
or to apply for the CIBC TELUS Rewards Visa card, visit www.telus.com/rewards, www.cibc.com, drop in to a CIBC branch or call CIBC credit card services at 1
800-465-4653. Customers will be able to apply for the card in store at
TELUS locations across Canada later this year.
TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada's fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with
$12 billion of annual revenue and 13.7 million customer connections,
including 8.1 million wireless subscribers, 3.2 million wireline
network access lines, 1.5 million Internet subscribers and 916,000
TELUS TV customers. TELUS provides a wide range of communications
products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol
(IP), voice, television, entertainment and video, and is Canada's
largest healthcare IT provider.
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team
members and retirees have contributed more than $396 million to
charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered and more
than 6 million hours of service to local communities since 2000.
Created in 2005 by Executive Chairman Darren Entwistle, TELUS' 11
community boards across Canada have led the company's support of
grassroots charities and will have contributed $47 million in support
of 3,700 local charities organizations by the end of 2015, enriching
the lives of more than two million Canadian children and youth. TELUS
was honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation
globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals,
becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious
For more information about TELUS, please visit telus.com.
CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with 11
million personal banking and business clients. Through our three major
business units - Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and
Wholesale Banking - CIBC offers a full range of products and services
through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and
offices across Canada with offices in the United States and around the
world. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC on
our corporate website at cibc.com/ca/media-centre/.
CIBC launched the first mobile banking app in Canada in 2010, a first of
its kind mobile payments app in 2012, and more recently was first among
the Big 5 Canadian banks to allow clients to deposit cheques using
their smartphone in 2013. In 2015, CIBC was recognized for innovation
in mobile financial services and customer service by International
Banker magazine and as the best in online banking among the Big 5 banks
in Canada by Forrester Research. Forrester also recognized CIBC in 2014
as best in mobile banking among the Big 5 Canadian banks.
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