Bank of the West is offering $150 or $300 in bonus cash when you open a new personal checking account online or in-branch by August 19, 2016.
This Bank of the West promotion is available to residents of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Just open a new Easy Checking or Signature Checking account online or in-branch with Bank of the West to qualify for up to $150 in bonus cash.
Alternatively, you can open a Premier Checking account in-branch to earn a $300 bonus.
Check out this Bank of the West Promotional Page to apply online for a new checking account or visit a branch in person.
$150 Easy Checking or Signature Checking Account Bonus
You’ll get $100 for a direct deposit of at least $250, plus an extra $50 for using your debit card to make 10 purchases per month for 2 months.
To receive the $100 bonus, you must establish a direct deposit of at least $250 (2 or more direct deposits that add up to $250 do not qualify).
Your direct deposit must be payroll, Social Security, pension, or other government benefits.
The first direct deposit must be posted to the account by 10/31/2016.
To receive the $50 bonus, you must request, receive, and use a new Bank of the West Debit Card for 10 or more debit card purchases per month for each of the 2 full calendar months immediately following the month in which the opening deposit posts to the account.
Each purchase must be $3 or more.
All required purchases must be posted by 10/31/2016.
These offers are valid only for new Easy Checking or Signature Checking accounts opened with a minimum checking account opening deposit of $100 or more with funds new to Bank of the West.
Opening deposits must be received and posted to the account no later than 8/26/2016.
Avoiding the Easy Checking Account Monthly Maintenance Fee
For the Easy Checking Account option, the monthly service charge will be waived when you maintain a $1,000 average monthly balance OR have a single direct deposit of $250 or more per statement cycle OR make 10 or more debit card purchases (PIN or signature).
Otherwise, there is a monthly service charge of $8 with online statements and $10 with paper statements for Easy Checking accounts.
For new Easy Checking accounts, the monthly service charge is automatically waived for the first 2 statement cycles.
$300 Bank of the West Premier Checking Account Bonus
You must open a new Bank of the West Premier Checking account at a branch with a minimum opening deposit of $500 or more with funds new to Bank of the West.
You must maintain a minimum of $50,000 combined average monthly balance in this Bank of the West Premier Checking account, plus other linked personal checking, savings, money market accounts and non-IRA CDs, as well as prior end-of-month balances in eligible BancWest Investment Services investment accounts.
Maintain the minimum $50,000 combined average monthly balance for each of the first 2 full calendar months immediately following the month in which the opening deposit posts to the account.
Opening deposit must be received and posted to the account no later than 8/26/2016.
Account must be in open status and have a positive balance as of 10/31/2016 to be eligible to receive any bonus.
Bonus will be credited by 11/30/2016 to the open Bank of the West Premier Checking account.
Accounts Not Eligible for Combining Balances to Earn Bonus
IRA CDs and investment IRAs are not eligible for combining balances to earn the bonus.
Business accounts are not eligible for this offer.
New Customer Eligibility
These offers are not available for existing customers with an open checking account as of 7/8/2016.
Customers or other individuals residing at the same address who received any other consumer bonus from the Bank of the West between 7/1/2015 and 11/29/2016 are not eligible.
An early closure fee of $25 will apply if an account is closed within 91 days of the account opening date.
Take advantage of these Bank of the West promotions to get up to $300 in new checking account bonus cash.