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How to use the $250 NBC Annual travel credits?

To the point Here's our tutorial to help you use the $250 annual travel credits coming with the NBC World Elite Mastercard.

$250 Annual Travel Credits

Through the NBC Smart Travellers Program, each calendar year, with the National Bank’s World Elite Mastercard®, you can get up to a $250 refund on travel expenses.

Expenses Credit
Airport parking $100
Baggage fees $100
Seat selection $50

These credits must be used between January 1 and December 31 of each year. If they are not used, they are lost.

You get these travel credits as soon as you apply for the National Bank’s World Elite Mastercard®. This is in addition to the other benefits of the card, including the welcome bonus.

Access to the NBC Rewards à la carte portal

To use the travel credits coming with your National Bank’s World Elite Mastercard®, you will need to log in to your NBC online account.

Then select the“My Rewards” tab and click on“Shop Your Rewards.” You can also visit the NBC Rewards à la carte portal at this address.

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Indicate your expenses to redeem your travel credits

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Then choose the“Travel Expenses” option from the menu. Alternatively, you can click on this link to go to this page.

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Then, each available credit will be displayed:

  • Airport parking ($100)
  • Airline baggage ($100)
  • Airline Seat selection ($50)

If you have already used some credits, this will be indicated (as in the example below with the use of the $100 airport parking credit):

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To claim a NBC travel credit, simply indicate :

  • the amount claimed
  • the transaction date
  • the transaction description
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All you have to do is submit the application. A confirmation will then be sent to you by email once the request has been processed (within 7 working days).

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You will receive your credit directly to your National Bank’s World Elite Mastercard® account.

Here is an example of a prepaid parking at the Vancouver International Airport for which I was able to take advantage of the $100 parking credit:

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You can use any fee charged by an airline to receive the $100 baggage credit or the $50 seat selection credit.


The National Bank’s World Elite Mastercard® has an annual fee of $150. By using these travel credits of up to $250 each year, this Card can easily be a no-fee card, year after year, that no other World Elite card can offer!

This is exceptional for a Mastercard World Elite credit card (accepted everywhere, including Costco) and with the best insurance on the market.

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