Product Features and Benefits
Earn AAdvantage® miles with every purchase
The more you use your Republic Bank / AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card, the faster you will earn AAdvantage® miles, and the closer you will be to your dream vacation.
Your Republic Bank / AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card gives you automatic enrollment in the world's largest travel rewards program - the American Airlines AAdvantage® Program. Earning AAdvantage® miles has never been easier.
You earn one AAdvantage® mile for every U.S. dollar (or equivalent) spent on your card or on any additional cards issued on your account. And you will have the chance to earn bonus miles by taking advantage of special offers from Republic Bank and AAdvantage®.
In addition, you will receive 3,000 AAdvantage® bonus miles when you make your first purchase using your Republic Bank/ AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card. It's our way of welcoming you and bringing you closer to your dream vacation.
Redeem your AAdvantage® miles and enjoy your dream vacation
You can redeem your AAdvantage® miles for airline travel, car rentals, hotel stays, meals and vacation packages. American Airlines and its partners connect you to more than 700 destinations worldwide - so you can choose the holiday that's right for you. You can even use your AAdvantage® miles to upgrade your airline tickets.
For more information on the American Airlines AAdvantage® Program, including program details, partners, mileage programs and AAdvantage® bonus offers, please go to www.aa.com.
Your Republic Bank / AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card makes shopping easier and more convenient. You can use it to make purchases at more than 24 million locations in 150 countries - and you have the comfort of knowing that it's safer than carrying cash. Plus, you automatically earn AAdvantage® miles with every purchase.
Instant cash advances worldwide
Republic Bank/ AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card can provide you with cash advances at financial institutions and ATMs throughout the world where Mastercard® and/or PLUS symbols are displayed. That means ready access to cash - wherever you are, whenever you need it.
To access your PIN
Before you use your Republic Bank / AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card at an ATM or to make a purchase, please visit a Republic Bank branch to select a Personal Identification Number (PIN) and activate your chip card.
For the complete details of your rights and obligations when using your Republic Bank / AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card, please see the Cardholder Agreement accompanying this booklet.
Mastercard® Customer Service Centre
If your Republic Bank/ AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card is lost or stolen while you are traveling, the Mastercard® Customer Service Centre is ready to assist you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Please immediately report the loss by calling the Mastercard® Global Service Centre:
From the United States, Canada, The Bahamas and Caribbean: 1-800-307-7309
Collect from anywhere in the world: 636-722-7111
The Centre will contact Republic Bank to cancel your credit card and help arrange an emergency replacement card for you. Depending on your available credit limit, the Centre may also arrange for an emergency cash advance, if you need it.
Travel Assistance Services*
As a Republic Bank/ AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card cardholder. the Mastercard® Customer Service Centre provides you with worldwide travel assistance at no additional charge. The following services are available:
Pre-trip assistance (includes Mastercard®, passport, entry permit. vaccination requirements, weather information, currency exchange, maps, etc.)
While traveling (includes lost luggage assistance, emergency ticket replacement, transmission of urgent messages, attorney and bail/bond service referrals, activation of Mastercard® medical assistance services. etc.)
*Travel Assistance does not provide insurance benefits. You are responsible for any expenses incurred.
Travel Accident Insurance
If you are accidentally injured or die while you're traveling on a common carrier, you'll receive an insurance benefit of up to US$75,000. Travel Accident Insurance coverage also applies to your spouse and dependent children under age 23 who are traveling with you.
For full coverage details, please visit our website or your local branch.
Optional Credit Protection
Your Republic Bank / AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card offers optional insurance coverage that can pay off your credit card balance.
Republic Bank Mastercard® Credit Protection
Republic Bank Mastercard® Credit Protection covers the balance of your outstanding Republic Bank/ AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card up to a maximum coverage amount, so that your family has one less financial obligation to worry about.
Your monthly premium is based on the outstanding balance on your previous month's Republic Bank Mastercard® credit card statement and your coverage choices, and if your balance is zero, no premiums are charged. You are automatically approved for coverage with no health questions to answer.
To enroll for this important protection, just complete the Enrollment Form attached to the Certificate of Republic Bank Mastercard® Credit Insurance accompanying this booklet and return it to any Republic Bank branch.
The Certificate of Republic Bank Mastercard® Credit Insurance accompanying this booklet is only valid if you have enrolled for this optional insurance coverage.
Rates and Fees
Your Republic Bank credit cards are subject to certain rates and fees. Information on those charges, which are subject to change, is set out below. All fees are in USD.
Republic Bank Mastercard® Republic Bank Mastercard® Gold Republic Bank/ AAdvantage® Mastercard® Annual Interest Rate (Financing Charges) Purchases and Balance Transfers 19.49% – 23.99%* 16.49% – 20.99%* 19.49% – 23.99%* Annual Membership Fees – Primary Card $30.00 $55.00 $65.00 Additional card No charge No charge No charge Minimum payment 3% of outstanding balance; minimum payment of $25.00 3% of outstanding balance; minimum payment of $25.00 3% of outstanding balance; minimum payment $25.00 Cash Advance – In Branch / ATM** 2.5% of total cash Advance 2.5% of total cash Advance 2.5% of total cash Advance Late payment charge $40.00 $40.00 $40.00 NSF cheque charge $40.00 $40.00 $40.00 Dishonored / Returned Cheques $40.00 $40.00 $40.00 Retrieval of Items $5.00 $5.00 $5.00 Replacement Sales Draft $5.00 $5.00 $5.00 Replacement / Additional Statement $5.00 $5.00 $5.00 Replacement Damaged / Lost / Stolen Card $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 Over Limit Charge (Flat Charge Per Each Overrun) $40.00 $40.00 $40.00 Republic Bank Personal Credit Line – Gold N/A N/A N/A
*The applicable interest rate is determined upon approval of your Account. Based on the information provide with your credit card application, your applicable interest rate could be 19.99% or 22.99%. You can find your interest rate on the materials accompanying your credit card. If you do not pay at least the Minimum Payment by the Payment Due Date, we may, at our discretion, increase the interest rate applicable to all new and existing balances up to 25.99%. You will continue to pay the higher rate of interest until such time as you have paid the Minimum Monthly Payment by the Payment Due Date for six consecutive months.
Rates and fees in effect as of September 1, 2012 and are subject to change.
Additional terms that apply to all Republic Bank credit card products Grace period: purchase and cash advances You will benefit from an interest-free period of at least 21 days for new purchases and fees if you pay your statement balance in full by the payment due date shown on your statement. If you do not pay your statement balance in full by the payment due date, you must then pay interest on all purchases and fees shown on that month’s statement from the transaction date until we receive your payment for the total amount you owe. There is no interest-free period for cash advances. Interest is charge from the day of the cash advance is made until we receive your payment for the total amount you owe. Annual Interest Rate The applicable interest rate is established upon approval of your account. You can find your interest rate printed on the materials accompanying your credit card. Annual Fees Annual fees charged on the first day of the month following your account opening (whether or not the card is activated) and annually thereafter on the first day of the same month. Maximum Annual Interest Rate If you do not pay at least your minimum payment by the payment due date, we may, at our discretion, increase the interest rate applicable to all new and existing balances up to 23.99%. You will continue to pay the higher rate of interest, until such time as you have paid the minimum monthly payment by the payment due date for six consecutive months. Your interest rate for cash advances will always 2.5% - 3.% higher than the current interest rate on your purchases. Foreign Currency Transactions Foreign currency transaction (including both purchases and cash advances) and credit (returns) to your credit card account will be converted to the currency of the credit card at the foreign exchange rate equivalent to the rate determined on our behalf by Mastercard International Incorporated, plus a percentage mark-up may be determined by the Bank from time to time, on the date the transaction is debited or credited to the credit card account. The exchange rate at the date of conversion may be different from the exchange rate in effect on the date the transaction was made. Calculating Balance for Purchase and Cash Advances Two-cycle average daily balance, including new purchases and cash advances. Minimum Charge for Financing No minimum charge for financing.
Rates and fees are in effect as of May 1, 2019 and are subject to change at any time.
**Cash Advance Fees are 2.5% - 3.0% of the advance amount (ATM and Branch) (note respective Minimum Payments) plus applicable interest charges.
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® AmericanAirlines and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. American Airlines reserves the right to change Aadvantage program and its terms and conditions at any time without notice, and to end the Aadvantage program with six months notice. Anny such changes may affect your ability to use the awards or mileage credits that you have accumulated. Unless specified, Aadvantage miles earned through this promotion/ offer do not count towards elite-status qualification or Milton MilerSM status. American Airlines is not responsible for products or services offered by other participating countries. For complete details about the Aadvantage program, visit www.aa.com/aadvantage.
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