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Master thread: CIBC Aeroplan credit cards

Old Oct 11, 15, 9:30 pm
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Master thread: CIBC Aeroplan credit cards

For CIBC Aerogold Visa for business

20,000 aeroplan points after first purchase....WOW,no minimum spend!

$180 annual fee waived for first year if applied before October 31,2015 ^

How easy is it to get a "business card",if you're,say...a sole proprietor?

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Old Oct 11, 15, 10:02 pm
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Well zoobtoob here is a "Sole Proprietor" and has the card you're asking about.

I'll run you through the procedure I went through on how I validated my business.
1. Apply for card online
2. Receive letter asking for clarification on the type of business.
3. Scribble my main occupation on the paper and fax it back (I was too lazy to call it in)
4. Card shows up next week.

I never even talked to a human.
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Old Oct 11, 15, 10:26 pm
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Originally Posted by zoobtoob View Post
Well zoobtoob here is a "Sole Proprietor" and has the card you're asking about.

I'll run you through the procedure I went through on how I validated my business.
1. Apply for card online
2. Receive letter asking for clarification on the type of business.
3. Scribble my main occupation on the paper and fax it back (I was too lazy to call it in)
4. Card shows up next week.

I never even talked to a human.
Hmmm,seems easy enough...and since I've sold stuff on ebay...I think I may "qualify" Cheers!
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Old Oct 12, 15, 11:07 am
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Originally Posted by zoobtoob View Post
Well zoobtoob here is a "Sole Proprietor" and has the card you're asking about.

I'll run you through the procedure I went through on how I validated my business.
1. Apply for card online
2. Receive letter asking for clarification on the type of business.
3. Scribble my main occupation on the paper and fax it back (I was too lazy to call it in)
4. Card shows up next week.

I never even talked to a human.
Why do they ask for that again since the application form requires that information in the first place?

Are you using the card or did you get that for points only. If so do you find it a good card to use for overall purchases and have you claimed any insurances the card carries.
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Old Oct 12, 15, 2:57 pm
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nothing to see here

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Old Oct 12, 15, 4:39 pm
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Anyone tried for 2 cards? (I control 3 separately named corporations)

I will in a week or so. Only issue is my card (only 2 weeks old) only has my name on it, not my biz one. I swear my old Aerobiz cards had my biz name on them. The worst they can say is no I guess.
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Old Oct 12, 15, 5:03 pm
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I tried to get the regular card, wanted the bonus and I think the card is very nice aesthetically.

They approved me but I had to present myself at a CIBC branch for some reason during a specific set of days, which I knew I couldn't so we cancelled the app. Not sure why they needed that, but whatever.

Applied again online a month or two later, thinking that now I did have time to meet them if they asked me again...never heard back from them at all.

Sidebar; does anyone know if an application like that would cause the credit rating "enquiry" or since they never contacted me one way or the other is it more likely they ignored it or forgot it or something?

I think the personal card bonus was 15,000 and $120 fee, which I thought was a decent deal by itself, this is obviously much better.
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Old Oct 12, 15, 5:13 pm
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Originally Posted by drvannostren View Post
I think the personal card bonus was 15,000 and $120 fee, which I thought was a decent deal by itself, this is obviously much better.
You consider this a decent deal?
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Old Oct 12, 15, 6:07 pm
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Originally Posted by 1Newflyer View Post
You consider this a decent deal?
Under 1cpm is decent. Not everyone is a points pig.
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Old Oct 12, 15, 6:39 pm
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nothing to see here

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Old Oct 12, 15, 7:17 pm
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Originally Posted by Bonaventure View Post
Under 1cpm is decent. Not everyone is a points pig.
how much do you get for redeeming?
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Old Oct 12, 15, 8:14 pm
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Originally Posted by jerryhung View Post
at YYZ CIBC, one can apply for either CIBC Aerogold 15K Aeroplan miles or Aventura 15K, First Year Free (only at YYZ though). at least that was the case in May 2015

I'll try in Nov when I'll be at YYZ
Was at YYZ in Sept. Saw the CIBC booth, but did not see any sign about FYF so didn't stop to ask. If they offered the FYF I'd sign up.
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Old Oct 12, 15, 9:52 pm
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Originally Posted by 1Newflyer View Post
how much do you get for redeeming?
2-5cpm
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Old Oct 12, 15, 10:05 pm
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Originally Posted by jerryhung View Post
at YYZ CIBC, one can apply for either CIBC Aerogold 15K Aeroplan miles or Aventura 15K, First Year Free (only at YYZ though). at least that was the case in May 2015

I'll try in Nov when I'll be at YYZ
Thanks for the heads up. I will look for the CIBC guy when i am at YYZ in 2 weeks
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Old Oct 13, 15, 4:58 am
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Stopped in to YYZ CIBC branch yesterday before flight. About a 15 minute process. Online form agent was filling in asked for my HST # which I had forgotten. Missing data can be added at any CIBC branch.
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