Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the IRCTC SBI Card on RuPay platform. Designed to reward frequent railway travelers, the card offers travelers on Indian railways maximum savings proposition on their travel, together with superior benefits on retail, dining, and entertainment, besides transaction fee waivers.
.Cardholders of IRCTC SBI Card on RuPay platform receive up to 10% value back on AC1, AC2, AC3, AC CC bookings made at the IRCTC website. The card also offers a 1% transaction fee waiver and 350 Bonus Reward Points upon card activation. Reward points accumulated on the card can be redeemed against free tickets on the IRCTC website.
.Commenting on the occasion, Rajnish Kumar, Chairman at State Bank of India said, “The market of frequent rail travelers in India is vast and there is huge potential for credit cards catering exclusively to the needs of such travelers. IRCTC SBI Card, launched in 2006, is one of the best performing travel products from SBI Card. With the launch of this flagship product onto the indigenous RuPay network, a wider audience will be able to avail of the strong value proposition offered by the card. With this launch, SBI Card once again reaffirms its commitment to bring consumers secure, value-added, cashless payment solutions.”
According to Hardayal Prasad, MD & CEO at SBI Card, “IRCTC SBI Card is one of our flagship offerings and is the only credit card in partnership with IRCTC. We are pleased to partner with RuPay to extend the IRCTC SBI Platinum card on their platform. Packed with compelling benefits and targeted at a vast audience of frequent railway travelers, this card strengthens our portfolio on the RuPay platform.”
The card is equipped with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. Customers can simply tap their cards at a secure reader for convenient, secure and faster transactions.
· Upto 10% value back on AC1, AC2, AC3, AC CC bookings made at irctc.co.in
· 1 % transaction fee waiver on bookings made through IRCTC website
· 350 activation bonus reward points
· Discounts on e-commerce sites such as BigBasket, OXXY, foodfortravel.in, Ajio
· Redemption of reward points on IRCTC website for free tickets
· Tap and pay using a contactless card
· 1% fuel surcharge waiver