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Financing your trip

Get away from it all

We can help you go further

Whether you're planning a quick getaway or several months abroad, we offer a variety of simple options to finance your travel—so you can take off sooner!

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."

– Lao Tzu

3 tips on saving for your trip

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Make a plan

First things first: set a travel date and decide on a budget. Make sure you have money to spare in case something comes up. Not sure how much you need to put away each week or month to get there? Crunch the numbers with our MyIdea tool.

Calculate

Further reading

Hidden fees can break your travel budget

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Savings made easy

There's an easier way to save. With a systematic savings plan, funds are automatically transferred to your savings account on a schedule that works best for you. Sit back and watch your savings grow!

Opt for a High Interest Savings Account and enjoy a higher interest rate and access to your funds when you need them. Take a look at your budget to figure out how much you can save.

Make a budget

Further reading

All about systematic savings

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Travel credit cards World Elite and World Mastercard

Take advantage of a travel credit card

Before you leave, apply for a Mastercard credit card with a travel rewards plan. Our World Elite®World Mastercard® and Platinum cards let you earn points you can redeem for travel deals. Travel credit cards include travel insurance.

Depending on the card you choose, you can also enjoy other benefits including up to $250 in travel fee rebates each year, concierge service and access to National Bank's VIP lounge at the Montréal-Trudeau Airport.1

See our travel credit cards

Further reading

5 reasons to use a credit card when you travel

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Quick tip

Taking a trip? Let us know by setting up a travel notification to avoid your cards being blocked. 

Solutions to power your dreams

Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs)

Grow your savings tax-free and access your funds when you need them.

See our TFSAs

High Interest Savings Accounts

Enjoy a competitive interest rate and unrestricted access to your funds.

See our High Interest Savings Accounts

Travel credit cards

Choose a Mastercard credit card with a travel rewards plan.

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Rewards or cashback? The choice is yours!

Choose cashback

Get cashback on eligible purchases made with your Mastercard rewards credit card. Get cashback to treat yourself to something special!

Explore cashback cards

Choose rewards

Earn rewards points on eligible purchases charged to your Mastercard rewards credit card. Redeem your points for an exciting range of rewards!

Explore rewards cards

The other key steps before you travel

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Little details that matter

Legal disclaimers

®Mastercard, World Mastercard and World Elite are registered trademarks, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. Authorized user: National Bank.

1. Exclusively available to holders of the World Elite Mastercard. Visitors must present their credit card and boarding pass to access to the National Bank Lounge. Further to a decision by Aéroports de Montréal, the National Bank Lounge will only be available to clients flying to destinations outside the U.S. and Canada, effective April 3, 2019. Guests cannot spend more than three (3) hours in the Lounge. For National Bank clients who do not have free Lounge access and for additional guests, admission is around $40 for adults and $25 for children, plus tax. Admission is free for children under three years old. The entry price may change at any time without notice and at the discretion of the Lounge operator.

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