Mumbai: HDFC Bank, Mastercard have come together for a co-branded credit card, which will offer flyers accelerated rewards for purchase of tickets from the private airline – IndiGo goes with HDFC Bank to launch rewards card.
This is the first time that the budget carrier will be having a rewards programme for customers.
The 6E Rewards XL card will entitle holders to complimentary air ticket worth Rs 3,000 on activation, 6E Prime benefits of priority check-in, choice of seat, and a complimentary meal. It will also provide 5% 6E Rewards on IndiGo transactions and 3% 6E Rewards on dining, entertainment (https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment) and grocery transactions.
The 6E Rewards card will enable cardholders to avail free air ticket worth Rs 1,500 on activation and 2.5% 6E Rewards on IndiGo transactions, among other benefits.
HDFC Bank is the largest private bank and has the largest credit card base of 1.4 crore credit cards in the country (https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/topic/country), while IndiGo is the largest private carrier in the country.
“We have been saying we have the best frequent flyer programme in the world, which is low fares. But we understand customers want some kind of rewards programme for their loyalty, which is why we have come out with such a programme,” said IndiGo chief commercial officer William Boulter.
This Indigo Credit card has been tailored to allow customers to accrue accelerated reward points not only on IndiGo flights, but also on all types of spends such as shopping, dining and groceries. These points can be redeemed for IndiGo flight tickets and other travel benefits. We are confident that our co-branded credit card will be a valuable addition to our growing portfolio of products that make travel a truly rewarding experience,” said Parag Rao, country head, payment solutions and marketing, HDFC Bank.