Suntrust Bank Bonus, Get $200 with New Checking Account
SunTrust Bank has a new checking account bonus that can net you $200 in cash. This Suntrust Bank bonus is available only in a few states until June 30, 2020.
To earn $200, open a new SunTrust Essential Checking account. Then:
- Within the first three full months after opening the account, complete at least $500 in Direct Deposits, per statement cycle, for two consecutive cycles.
Valid April 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020. Enrollment in the promotion with promo code Q220ESSENTIAL is required at the time of account opening. The reward will be deposited into your new account up to 8 weeks after all qualifications have been verified.
Essential Checking has a $7 monthly fee that is waived with the following options:
- Making 10 or more client-initiated transactions per statement cycle7 OR
- Making $500 or more in total qualifying monthly Direct Deposits per statement cycle8 OR
- Keeping a $500 minimum daily collected balance OR
- Opening as a student and receive a 5 year Student waiver9
If you do get charged a fee, remember to always ask for a refund at least for the first charge.
You must not have closed a personal checking account within 180 days of the promotion start date.
The checking account must be opened online with, and the client must have, an address in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
You need to make $500 in direct deposits for two months out of the first three. The account also comes with a $7 monthly fee that is waived with that $500 deposit. There’s also optional Delta SkyMiles World Debit Card with an annual fee of $95. It earns 5,000 bonus miles after first purchase and 1 mile for every $2 spent up to $4K monthly. Used to be one miles per dollar before.
Previously this bonus was $300, but required $3K in direct deposits and also $3K to keep the account fee-free. Now the bonus is easier, but also $100 less.
- Offer Page
- Account Type: Advantage Checking
- Promo code: Q220ESSENTIAL
- Availability: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington D.C., and West Virginia
- Expiration Date:
- Inquiry Type: Soft pull
- Opening Deposit Credit Card Funding: Yes up to $1000
- Direct Deposit Requirement: $500 2x within 3 months
- Monthly Fee: $7 (you can waive it)
- Closing Account Fee: $25 if closed within 6 months