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Get a new tablet with a new account at RBC Royal Bank, because you'll get a free 9.7” Apple iPad when you open a new RBC All-Inclusive Bank Account!

There are two all-inclusive accounts eligible for this offer -- the RBC Signature No Limit Banking Account or the RBC VIP Banking Account. Both offer unlimited debit transactions and other perks with monthly fees of $14.95 or $30.00, respectively.

Simply open an account by September 3, then complete any two of these additional steps by November 29 to qualify for the iPad:

  • Set up your payroll as a direct deposit
  • Set up two pre-authorized monthly payments
  • Set up two bill payments to a service provider

Once complete, you'll be sent an email with details on how to claim your free 9.7" Apple iPad. You'll get a choice of Gold, Silver or Space Grey colours and the iPad itself is the 2018 Wi-Fi model with 32GB of storage, which carries a retail value of $429.00.

This offer is available to new or eligible RBC customers until September 3 -- click here to read the complete terms and conditions for this offer.

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    • How good is this deal? From reading it once, it doesn't sound like a good deal at all!
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    • any clues on how long one needed to keep account open with RBC from last year's iPad offer?
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    • Looked for the minimum valance required to waive monthly fee. Looks like there isn't an option to do that. Instead, they have this:

      http://www.rbcroyalbank.com/products/de ... ebate.html

      A rebate if you have a chequing account, a credit card (clearly defined requirements that it must be active), and $500 or pre-authorized deposits into a investment account.

      If the account needs to be open the minimum time (Sept 3, 2019 is the last day of the promo. Account open until Sept 30, 2020), then $15.95 x 13 months = $207.35.

      $429 - $207.35 = $221.65 savings on ipad. That will be 2 years old come Sept 2020.

      Not worth the effort, for me anyways, given the restrictions. Unless I missed a monthly fee waiver with a balance somewhere.
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    • As bad a deal as last year.
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    • PizzaPlanetTruck wrote:
      May 21st, 2019 8:26 pm
      Looked for the minimum valance required to waive monthly fee. Looks like there isn't an option to do that. Instead, they have this:

      http://www.rbcroyalbank.com/products/de ... ebate.html

      A rebate if you have a chequing account, a credit card (clearly defined requirements that it must be active), and $500 or pre-authorized deposits into a investment account.

      If the account needs to be open the minimum time (Sept 3, 2019 is the last day of the promo. Account open until Sept 30, 2020), then $15.95 x 13 months = $207.35.

      $429 - $207.35 = $221.65 savings on ipad. That will be 2 years old come Sept 2020.

      Not worth the effort, for me anyways, given the restrictions. Unless I missed a monthly fee waiver with a balance somewhere.
      Yes, but technically you shouldn't consider the device to be 2 years old when you receive it almost immediately. This promo's only good for those that are already planning on swapping banks.
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    • Yeah these deals are mediocre unless there is a balance threshold so you pay no fees. I won't pay fees to bank....so I'd basically be buying an ipad and a slight discount.
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    • I did the Ipad promo with RBC last year. For me, I was already looking at getting an Ipad anyways for my school program so it was a good deal. The Ipad 6th Gen is a great tablet for both school work and netflix.

      If the same Ipad was for sale from staples for $200, every would jump in thinking it is the hottest deal.
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    • burntorange00 wrote:
      May 21st, 2019 8:21 pm
      How good is this deal? From reading it once, it doesn't sound like a good deal at all!
      If you open account in August with 15.95 monthly it cost 201$ for 13 month to keep it open...

      You have to keep it open untill Sep 2020..
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    • GeneralAkbar wrote:
      May 21st, 2019 8:40 pm
      I did the Ipad promo with RBC last year. For me, I was already looking at getting an Ipad anyways for my school program so it was a good deal. The Ipad 6th Gen is a great tablet for both school work and netflix.

      If the same Ipad was for sale from staples for $200, every would jump in thinking it is the hottest deal.
      my brother got this deal last year too.....do you know the date which he can close his RBC account without getting penalized?
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    • ips1177 wrote:
      May 21st, 2019 8:24 pm
      any clues on how long one needed to keep account open with RBC from last year's iPad offer?
      Last years account needs to be open uptill Sep 2019. Suggest to close in oct if you dont want to keep it. Otherwise you ll keep getting charged monthly fees.
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    • ips1177 wrote:
      May 21st, 2019 8:49 pm
      my brother got this deal last year too.....do you know the date which he can close his RBC account without getting penalized?
      Sep 2019, i suggest to close it in oct 2019 to be safe side, also confirm with rbc representative when closing
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    • Your Eligible Personal Banking Account must remain open and in good standing, and the Qualifying Criteria you performed to get the Reward (such as payroll/pension deposit, pre-authorized payments) must remain in effect until September 30, 2020.

      So assuming you open the account on September 2019 and completed the requirements on Nov 29, 2019. The account should be open more or less 12 months.

      $15.95 x12 = $191.40 fees. By September 2020 will that ipad 2018 still worth $429 ? 2 months ago, during "the source pm staples" most get it as low as $300. So is getting a 2018 ipad, on 2020 worth the hassle of doing the requirements ? Is this a HOT DEAL? if so, how did you come up with the conclusion?
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    • To get most out of this, its better to open in August and fulfil requirement in same month to make Ipad around 200$

      If you open early you have to pay monthly charges untilm Sep 2020
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    • I got in on the deal last year. It doesn't seem hot because it sounds like a lot of work, but once you set up the automated transfers to satisfy the two PAD's, I haven't had to do anything at all. Money goes in and out and satisfies the requirements. Easy peasy for a good discount on the ipad.
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    • SammyDavis wrote:
      May 21st, 2019 8:31 pm
      As bad a deal as last year.
      Worse, the plans are now a dollar more expensive. Essentially, you'll be paying an additional month's expenses relative to those who signed up last year. But either way, last year's deal was pretty good, I'm enjoying my iPad. Paired with the CIBC offer, I basically made a profit on an item I wanted anyway
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    • So I’m confused, what’s the November 29 2019 date for?
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    • Might as well open simplii account and you get free $200.

      Than open EQ banking account and u get another $100.

      This is better deal and no monthly fee.
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    • Anyone know the specs of this free iPad? I can only see 2018.. And value?

      Im planning to move out of TD premium 30$ for this 15$ chequing. Good deal for my situation.

      Thanks OP
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    • Alexandero2 wrote:
      May 21st, 2019 10:32 pm
      So I’m confused, what’s the November 29 2019 date for?
      Its the date by which you need to fulfil their conditions to being eligible for IPad....
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