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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

Travelling? Set up a travel notification through National Bank online or our mobile app to ensure you can use your credit card wherever you go.

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.

View all cards

Our partners

From August 6 to November 11, 2018, you can earn 25% more rewards or cashback points (as applicable) when you buy gas at our partner Ultramar. 

The following Mastercard credit cards are eligible:

  • Allure 
  • Edition 
  • Escapade  
  • Ovation Gold 
  • Platinum
  • Platinum Business
  • World
  • World Elite

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!

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Choose rewards

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

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The other key step before you travel

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Little details that matter

Legal disclaimers

®MASTERCARD, WORLD MASTERCARD and WORLD ELITE are registered trademarks of Mastercard International Inc. Authorized user: National Bank.

1. The National Bank Lounge is located near Gate 53 at Montréal-Trudeau Airport and is open from 4 a.m. to 11 p.m., 7 days a week. As the Lounge is located in the terminal for International and Canadian flights, it is not accessible to travellers to the United States.

Ultramar Promotion: From August 6 to November 11, 2018, gas purchases at participating Ultramar stations charged to your eligible National Bank credit card qualify for 25% more points on top of the points earned under your credit card's regular points program (1.5% for the World Elite card and 1.25% for the World card). To be eligible, your account must be in good standing. Bonus points earned will be granted two to four weeks after the transaction. The following Mastercard credit cards are eligible for this promotion: Allure Mastercard, Edition Mastercard, Escapade Mastercard, Ovation Gold Mastercard, Platinum Mastercard, Platinum Business Mastercard, World Mastercard, World Elite Mastercard. Certain conditions apply. Please consult the applicable rules governing reward points under Rewards plan on your credit card web page. National Bank reserves the right to end this promotion at any time without notice. 

®ECHO, ALLURE, EDITION and À LA CARTE REWARDS PLAN, are registered trademarks of National Bank.

®ULTRAMAR is a registered trademark of Valero, used under licence.

® WORLD MASTERCARD and WORLD ELITE are registered trademarks of Mastercard International Inc. Authorized user: National Bank.

® Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.

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