Amazon was planning to stop accepting Visa credit cards in the United Kingdom (U.K.). But the e-commerce giant has pulled back from its plans of doing so and, in a statement to CNBC, said that it is working with Visa closely to work on a potential solution. Back in November 2021, Amazon had said that it was going to stop accepting payments made by a Visa card because of high... Read More
IDFC Bank has just announced its premium banking program. There are a set of new services and products included in the new program and they will be offered to select customers of the bank. The new program will include three tiers — a) Select, b) Wealth, and c) Private. Understanding Three Tiers of IDFC First The first tier which is ‘Select’ will be offered to the customers who have at... Read More
IDFC First Bank has recently launched India’s first-ever standalone metal debit card called — First Private Infinite. The card has been launched in partnership with Visa. The key thing about the First Private Infinity card is that it is completely free for a lifetime. The card is meant for customers who are the part of bank’s First Private program, a premium savings and wealth offering. The card is crafted from... Read More
The State Bank of India (SBI) has said that it will be charging a processing fee in addition to taxes on all the credit card EMI transactions. According to a DNAIndia report, this rule will come into effect from December 1, 2021. Be it retail outlets or e-commerce stores, the customer will have to pay extra Rs 99 as a processing fee and a tax on that as well. This... Read More
In the recent development of events, the Reserve Bank of India has announced the lifting of the ban from Diners Club International. The ban was imposed on the latter in the month of April of this year for disregarding data storage norms and was barred from onboarding new customers. RBI decided to lift the ban on Diners Club International after they complied with specified guidelines. The Data Localization Rules by... Read More
In today’s day and age, the use of credit cards has become more common than ever. Everyone owns a credit card but when it comes to the fundamentals of the credit card not everyone seems to be aware. It can seem very simple to spend money using your credit card but users also have to remember that they have to pay it back using the money they have earned with... Read More
India’s largest airline, IndiGo, and one of the leading consumer banks, Kotak Mahindra Bank have joined hands to announce a new co-branded credit card — ka-ching, under the 6E Rewards program. This means now you can also earn 6E Rewards points whenever you make purchases with the new ka-ching credit card. According to a release from the airline, customer surveys suggest that users mostly redeem their points for travelling purposes... Read More
HDFC Bank has returned to the market with the power of issuing new credit cards. HDFC recently made the Infinia Credit Card Metal Edition live on its website. It is worth noting that since the time the company has made its comeback in the credit card market, it has issued over 4,00,000 new credit cards. Further, the bank has relaunched three of its credit cards. The card can be seen... Read More
Capital One has been one of the fastest-growing over the past few years and has invested a lot of resources towards making its credit card miles more competitive in an industry of many heavyweights. With an intent of improving its travel rewards program, the issuer created a transfer partner option in 2018 which allows cardholders to use their miles against travel charges using the bank’s ‘purchase eraser’ option as well... Read More
The State Bank of India (SBI) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) on Thursday announced a new credit card, namely the ‘BPCL SBI RuPay Contactless’ card. This new contactless credit card is going to offer fuel benefits amongst more to its owners. As per a PTI report, this card will offer 13x reward points every time people use it for making fuel payments worth Rs 100 and so on at... Read More
Air travel in India has become much cheaper since the time low-cost airlines such as IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoAir, and IndiGo started operating. But even after air travel becoming cheaper than what it used to be a decade ago, it isn’t exactly cheap for a middle-class person. That’s why any offer or discount on the base fare of the ticket feels like a blessing. For the unaware, one way to get... Read More
A while back, IndiGo announced the 6E Rewards Ka-Ching credit cards in association with the HDFC Bank. Two cards were launched, namely, ‘6E Rewards’ and ‘6E Rewards XL’. These cards offered customers 6E Rewards whenever they made a purchase through them. The difference between both the cards was the kind of benefits they came with. The IndiGo 6E Rewards Ka-Ching card was launched for a yearly fee of Rs 700,... Read More
Axis Bank and India’s full-service carrier Vistara airlines joined hands to launch forex card. Dubbed as ‘Axis Bank Club Vistara Forex Card’, this is the first co-branded initiative between a bank and an airline. The passenger can add up to 16 currencies, has locked-in exchange rates and it can accrue three CV points for every USD 5 spent on the card. A host of benefits on Axis Bank Club Vistara... Read More
Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority credit card is one of the best card for earning miles. Why is that so? The answer is simple; because there are many rewards and perks/benefits of using this card if you are a frequent flyer. Frequent flying can be quite expensive, and so you would expect that you get some reward and benefit for doing so. That is why this card earns you points whenever... Read More
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