Valley First

Gold MasterCard®

This card is for you if:

  • you want a premium card
  • you want a card with medical coverage
  • you'd like a card full of perks.
  • you like collecting points.

$96Annual Fee
(Choice Rewards: $120)

1point
for every
$1 spent

Overview

Key Features & Benefits

  • Acceptance at over 32 million locations worldwide
  • Instant cash access at more than 1 million ATM locations
  • Emergency cards and cash with one phone call

Plus get these additional benefits:

  • CHOICE REWARDS® Program: Receive 5,000 bonus sign-up points!
  • Online account access at cucardsonline.ca. You have access to view your account 24/7.
  • Out-of-Province/Country Travel Health Plan
  • MasterPurchase®
  • MasterTrip®
  • MasterRental®
  • MasterLegal®
  • Extended Warranty
  • World-wide global acceptance and world's largest ATM network. You have the convenience of using your credit card world wide.
  • 24-hour lost/stolen card assistance. You gain peace of mind that MasterCard will quickly replace your card and fund emergency cash.

 

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Details

Comprehensive Benefits & Perks

Out-of-Province/Country Travel Medical Insurance

  • Out-of-Province/Country Emergency Medical and Dental Coverage
    • Coverage is for the first 31 days of each trip outside your province or territory of residence.
    • Coverage is up to $2,000,000, per insured person and includes:
      • hospital inpatient room and board charges, up to semi-private ward or the equivalent
      • emergency medical treatment (including x-rays and lab) and prescription drugs prescribed because of an emergency condition (limited to a 30 day supply)
      • up to $350 per profession for professional fees for emergency treatment by a licensed physiotherapist, chiropractor, chiropodist or podiatrist
      • emergency dental treatment (including x-rays and lab); also covers up to $250 to relieve dental pain
      • emergency medical transportation to an appropriate medical facility
      • return to your province or territory of residence, if Allianz Global Assistance's consulting physician determines you are medically able to and recommends you return home
      • friend or family hospital visits if insured person is travelling alone and hospitalized as an inpatient for more than 3 consecutive days
      • up to $5,000 for repatriation of remains
      • return of dependent children if insured person is hospitalized more than 24 hours or must return to Canada due to their emergency medical condition covered under this insurance
      • up to $2,000 for return of vehicle
    • Emergency Travel Assistance Services
      • 24-hour assistance to:
        1. confirm emergency medical coverage and direct insured person to medical facility
        2. arrange and pay for emergency medical transportation services
        3. keep in contact with you and your treating physician
        4. provide travel document and ticket replacement assistance
        5. provide legal assistance
        6. provide emergency cash transfers
        7. provide emergency messaging assistance
    • Coverage applies to:
      • primary cardholder under the age of 75
      • his/her spouse under the age of 75
      • eligible dependent children
      • who meet the following eligibility requirements:
        1. resident of Canada
        2. covered under a Government Health Insurance Plan for the full duration of the coverage period; and
        3. not employed outside of Canada on a full or part-time basis

    Optional extension of coverage is available by calling 1-866-520-8827. The additional coverage may require the completion of a medical questionnaire.

    MasterPurchase®

    • 90-day Purchase Protection
      • Protection against loss, theft and damage for items purchased with your MasterCard card
      • Items will be replaced or repaired, or you will be reimbursed the purchase price
      • Items given as gifts are also covered
    • Extended Warranty
      • The manufacturer's warranty is automatically extended for up to two additional years for items purchased with your MasterCard card
      • Items must have a valid warranty in Canada

    MasterTrip®

    • Trip Cancellation Insurance
      • Charge at least 75% of your trip to your MasterCard card
      • Applies if you, a family member, or a travelling companion falls ill, experiences serious injuries or passes on unexpectedly, requiring you to cancel your tickets at the last minute
      • Coverage applies to cardholders and your spouse 69 years of age and under, and dependent children travelling with you
      • Tickets will be refunded up to $3,000 per account per trip
    • Accidental Death Insurance
      • $1,000 will be paid to your beneficiary if you sustain accidental bodily injury causing death
      • Common Carrier Travel Accident Insurance
      • Up to $500,000 coverage when you purchase your ticket with your MasterCard card
    • Baggage Delay
      • Up to $300 for expenses for emergency purchase of essential items when baggage is delayed or misdirected for more than 24 hours
    • Unexpected Return Home Benefits
      • In the event of a death in your immediate family, you are covered for up to $2,000 for return travel
    • Emergency Assistance Services
      • Emergency Cash Transfer
      • Lost Document and Ticket Replacement
      • Lost Luggage Assistance
      • Pre-Trip Information

    MasterRental®

    When you rent a car with your MasterCard card, you're protected with:

    • Collision Damage Waiver Benefit - equivalent to that offered by the car rental company, provided you decline the car rental company's optional Collision Damage Waiver
    • Car Rental Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefits - up to $300,000 coverage per accident for you, your spouse and dependent children
    • Personal Effects Benefits - if your rental car is damaged or stolen, any personal effects in the car are covered up to $1,000 per insured person, up to $2,000 per rental period

    MasterLegal®

    Legal Referrals and Payment Assistance - in those countries that the MasterAssist Operations Centre deems safe for travel, you will be assisted in locating a legal advisor, and in paying legal fees up to $5,000 (billable to your MasterCard account, and subject to credit availability)

    Please refer to the Emergency Assistance Services section in the Certificate of Insurance for specific terms, conditions and limitations.

    Insurance benefits are underwritten by American Bankers Insurance Company of Florida and/or American Bankers Life Assurance Company of Florida, Assurant SolutionsTM companies. Details of your coverage, including terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions, are in the Certificate of Insurance provided with your card.

    Fees

    Annual Fee
    $96
    With
    CHOICE REWARDS®
    Annual Fee
    $120
    Interest
    19.49%
    Additional
    Transaction
    Fees
    Additional card annual fee with CHOICE REWARDS®:     Free
    Additional card annual fee without CHOICE REWARDS®: $36.00
    Cash advance ATM (Canada):   $2.00
    Cash advance ATM (outside Canada):   $3.50
    Cash advance in Canada (over the counter):   $4.00
    Cash advance outside Canada (over the counter):   $4.85
    Balance transfer:   $7.50
    Over credit limit per billing: $25.00
    Dishonoured cheque: $20.00
    NSF access cheque: $20.00
    Statement reprint
    (6 most recent months):
      $2.00
    Statement reprint per hour
    (Older than 6 months):
    $20.00
    Disputed transactions: $10.00

    Rewards

    CHOICE REWARDS® Program

    If you like getting free stuff, our CHOICE REWARDS® program is for you and comes with almost any MasterCard® credit card you choose.

    You'll earn points for your MasterCard purchases and you can redeem those points at any time for cash rewards, travel, branded merchandise and much more!

    View CHOICE REWARDS® catalogue

    CHOICE REWARDS is a registered trademark of FIA Card Services, National Association and is used pursuant to licence.

    Protection

    Key Features & Benefits

    Credit card balance protection is a voluntary insurance you can get to help you make your minimum Valley First MasterCard payments if you are unable to work because of sickness, accident, layoff or involuntary dismissal. If you die, it will pay off your balance in full.

    For further details, please contact your nearest Valley First branch.

    Eligibility

    What You'll Need

    You'll need to be at least 19 years of age to apply for a MasterCard®.

    Ready to apply? Applying for a MasterCard with us is easy!

    Online

    Applying for a MasterCard online just takes a few minutes and just four easy steps!

    In Person

    If you're more comfortable coming in to see us, we'd be happy to go through the application process with you.

    By Phone

    If you’d like to call us, here is a complete list of our branch and insurance office numbers.