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The Desjardins Odyssey range: cards with travel benefits

July 17, 2023

Bored of the same old routine? Book a trip—unforgettable memories guaranteed. Learn to get the most from the travel benefits that come with Desjardins Odyssey®1 credit cards. Whether you're jet-setting across the globe or driving to the next province over, embarking on an epic journey or taking a quick weekend getaway, planning every detail or going where the wind takes you, you'll love what your credit card has to offer.

Protect your trip with a range of insurance

With Desjardins Odyssey®1 credit cards, you get comprehensive travel insurance* for up to 60 consecutive days at no additional cost**. Thereby, in the event of an accident or health problem outside your home province, you, your spouse and dependent children travelling with you could receive emergency care of up to $5,000,000 per person.

What if your luggage were stolen, damaged by an authorized public carrier or delayed by more than 6 hours?

You may be eligible for compensation ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 per person, depending on your credit card coverage. Find out what coverage is included based on the cards to suit your needs.

Relax at the Desjardins Odyssey® Lounge

If you’re flying out of Montreal-Trudeau Airport to a place outside of Canada or the United States, your Odyssey®1 credit card could become your pass to enter the outstanding Desjardins Odyssey® Lounge. With comfortable chairs, snacks, beverages and free Wi-Fi, it's the perfect place to kick back and relax while waiting for your flight.


Between plane tickets, car rentals, nights out and shopping, you can make tons of transactions on your credit card before you know it. Pulling out your Odyssey® credit card means you'll earn BONUSDOLLARS® that you can redeem to pay off certain purchases made with your card, invest in savings products, pay your insurance premium or choose a gift card from the BONUSDOLLARS® catalogue.

Save when you rent a car

Planning to rent a vehicle at your destination? Look for the Hertz®3, Thrifty® and Dollar®4 signs to get exclusive discounts. You don't need to pay extra for collision insurance. When you use your card to pay for your car rental, it's already included for a maximum of 48 consecutive days.

Take advantage of additional coverage on your purchases

When you buy eligible items with your credit card, you're covered in the event of loss, theft or damage. Certain souvenirs purchased abroad included! Some cards also have an extended warranty that can double or triple the original manufacturer's warranty.

Have peace of mind in the event of fraud

You can use your credit card with peace of mind when making reservations over the phone or online purchases. If there is fraudulent activity on your card, you can rest assured that you won't be held liable for unauthorized transactions thanks to Zero Liability

Misplaced your credit card?

If your card is lost or stolen, you can prevent fraudulent transactions simply by logging in to AccèsD and temporarily locking your card. Do it anytime, anywhere

Do you have your phone with you? You can pay with your card

Maybe you don’t want to drag your wallet or purse everywhere, but your phone is never far away.Download Apple Pay®5 or Google Pay 6on your device and pair it with an eligible credit card***. Just hold your phone near participating merchant terminals to pay for purchases of up to $250. No contact required.  It’s simple, handy and secure! Still having doubts? Follow our guide.

Travel is even easier and more fun when you take advantage of all the perks offered with your credit card. Take a moment to compare our cards and find the one that best fits your needs.

What will be your next destination?

*Desjardins Insurance refers to Desjardins General Insurance Inc. Certain conditions, exclusions and limitations may apply. Desjardins Insurance® and its logo are trademarks of the Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec, used under licence. These tips are provided for information and prevention purposes only. They are general in nature, and Desjardins Insurance cannot be held liable for them. We recommend using caution and consulting an expert for comprehensive, tailored advice.

**Certain conditions apply. Insurance coverage is underwritten by Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company. For more details, please consult the available insurance contracts.

1Odyssey® is a registered trademark of the Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec.

2 BONUSDOLLARS® is a registered trademark of the Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec.

3 Hertz®, Five Star and Gold Plus Rewards are registered trademarks of Hertz System, Inc., used under licence. © 2018 Hertz System, Inc.

4 Dollar and Thrifty® are registered trademarks of DTG Operations, Inc. used under licence. © 2018 DTG Operations, Inc.

5 Apple Pay® is a registered trademark of Apple Inc.

6 Google Pay® is a registered trademark of Google LLC.

***Eligible cards include Visa credit cards and personal Mastercard credit cards, Desjardins Debit Cards and Desjardins prepaid cards. Corporate cards and the U.S. Visa card are not eligible for mobile payment.