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2 The earning and redemption of CommBank Awards points are subject to the CommBank Awards Program Terms & Conditions. Points are earned on eligible transactions (excludes for example BPAY transactions, cash advances, balance transfers and payments to the Australian Taxation Office unless made using a Business Awards card) and are subject to points capping. Awards and the number of points required for Awards are subject to change at any time without notice.
3 Travel insurance included on your credit card provides cover for you, your spouse and your accompanied children for return trips from Australia, up to a set period. You will need to activate your travel insurance for each trip in order to have a comprehensive level of cover. To activate your cover, register on NetBank, the CommBank app or call Cover-More on 1300 467 951 before you travel. If you don't activate, you'll receive Base medical which includes personal liability cover and unlimited overseas emergency medical assistance and hospital expenses only. Restrictions, exclusions (including for pre-existing medical conditions and persons aged 80 years or over), limits, sub-limits and excesses apply. Before making a decision, refer to the Credit Card Insurances Product Disclosure Statement and Information Booklet for full conditions. Insurance issued and administered by Cover-More Insurance Services Pty Ltd (AFSL 241713, ABN 95 003 114 145) on behalf of the insurer Zurich Australian Insurance Limited (AFSL 232507, ABN 13 000 296 640) for Commonwealth Bank of Australia. If you purchase an Upgrade Policy, we receive a commission which is a percentage of your premium - ask us for more details before we provide you with any services on this product (including for pre-existing medical conditions and persons aged 80 years or over), limits and excesses may apply to all insurances. More information and the relevant Credit Card Insurances Product Disclosure Statement and Information Booklet can be found here.
4 You won't be able to apply for an instalment plan if you don't meet our criteria (e.g. if you have exceeded your limit or if you are in default). Instalment plans are not available on non-Awards Business Cards, corporate cards or balance transfers or Great Rate transactions.
The terms of the Credit Card Conditions of Use relating to instalment plans (section 5) will apply.
While you have an instalment plan, we apply your credit card payments first to your current monthly instalments. This will apply even when you have other card balances with a higher interest rate, such as cash advances and purchases not on a plan.
Any interest-free period on purchases will no longer apply once the purchase is put on a plan.
You can cancel your instalment plan at any time. When a cancellation is processed, the outstanding instalment balance will be transferred to your purchases balance (or cash advance balance for cancelled cash advance plans) and accrue interest from the transfer date at the standard purchase or cash interest rate applicable on your account.
If you miss a monthly payment your plan won’t be cancelled and you can continue to make any remaining monthly payments due up to the end of your chosen term. However, if you miss an instalment payment, the unpaid amount will be transferred to your purchases balance (or cash advances balance if the instalment plan was a cash advance plan). It will then accrue interest at the purchases (or cash advance) rate.
Applications for credit cards are subject to credit approval. Full terms and conditions will be included in our Letter of Offer. Bank fees and charges apply. Please read our CommBank Credit Card Conditions of Use.
Full terms and conditions of the CommBank app are available on the app. The CommBank app is free to download however your mobile network provider charges you for accessing data on your phone. Find out about the minimum operating system requirements on the CommBank app page. NetBank access with NetCode SMS is required.
The advice on this website has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs. Because of that, you should, before acting on the advice, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances. Please view our Financial Services Guide. Full terms and conditions for the transaction and savings accounts mentioned and Electronic Banking are available here or from any branch of the Commonwealth Bank.
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