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Collecting Avios with credit cards

Collect up to 10,000 bonus Avios when you sign up to a British Airways Visa Platinum card

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Apply for the CIBC FirstCaribbean British Airways Visa Platinum credit card before November 30, 2016 and collect up to 10,000 bonus Avios plus your annual fee wil be waived for the first year. Receive 7,000 Avios when you activate your card and 3,000 extra Avios when you spend US$1,000 in the first 60 days of card membership.

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Already a card member? Refer a friend before November 30 and collect bonus Avios once they are approved.

British Airways Visa Platinum card.

Collect Avios everyday

  • collect 7,000 bonus Avios when you activate your card
  • collect 3,000 bonus Avios when you spend US$1,000 in the first 60 days of card membership
  • collect 2 Avios for every US$1 spent on British Airways
  • collect 1 Avios for every US$1 spent on other purchases
  • annual fee waived for your first year

Additional travel benefits

  • enjoy free travel insurance for accidents, delays and cancellations
  • assistance anywhere in the world with a Personal Concierge service
  • enjoy free Auto-Rental Insurance to cover against theft or damage

New to the Executive Club?

If you're not an Executive Club Member already, we’ll automatically enrol you into the Club when you get your British Airways Visa Card. You’ll then be able to collect even more Avios on British Airways flights, holidays, selected car rentals and hotels as well as through other British Airways Executive Club partners.

Looking for a Business Card?

If you're looking for a credit card that will allow you and your employees to save on future flights then the CIBC FirstCaribbean British Airways Visa Business Credit Card may be for your business. All the benefits of the Visa Business card with the additional advantage of earing Avios.

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In order to take part in this promotion applications must be received by November 30, 2016.


  1. This Promotion is available to ‘Eligible New Account holders’ only. Eligible New Account holders are those who: (1) did not previously hold any of CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Visa Rewards or British Airways products; or (2) previously held a CIBC FirstCaribbean Visa Rewards or British Airways product but the account was closed in excess of 6 months before the new application date.
  2. This Promotion is only available in the following territories: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands.
  3. An Eligible New Account holder will receive a one-time award of 7000 bonus Avios to their British Airways Visa Platinum product and the applicable joining fee will be waived. An additional 3000 Avios will be awarded if the new card is activated and purchases totaling at least $1,000 USD is posted to the account within 60 days from the date the account was opened.
  4. All applications for credit cards are subject to full CIBC FirstCaribbean credit adjudication and approval policies. To the extent permitted by law, every person who participates in the Promotion has agreed to waive any right he/she may have against CIBC FirstCaribbean and its officers, servants, employees, representatives, and/or agents (including without limitation, any third party service providers that CIBC FirstCaribbean may engage for the purposes of the Promotion) in respect of any loss or damage howsoever arising whether in contract, tort, negligence or otherwise, in connection with the Promotion even if CIBC FirstCaribbean has been advised of the possibility of such damages in advance.
  5. Avios will be applied to the accounts of each Eligible Account holder within four (4) weeks of the Visa British Airways Platinum Product being activated and spend totaling at least $1,000 USD or the local equivalent within 60 days from the date the account was opened by the Eligible New Account holder.
  6. To view bonus Avios, customers with British Airways Platinum credit cards should log on to www.ba.com. If not yet enrolled, customers will need to register on the site in order to view bonus points.
  7. CIBC FirstCaribbean reserves the right in its sole discretion to amend, suspend or terminate this Promotion at any time with or without notice.

“Visa” is a registered trademark of Visa International Service Association. The CIBC logo and “Bizline” are trademarks of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, used by FirstCaribbean International Bank under license.