IRCTC tickets: Bank of Baroda Financial Solutions Limited (BFSL) and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) have jointly launched the IRCTC BoB RuPay Contactless Credit Card, specially designed to provide maximum savings to frequent rail commuters. has gone.
IRCTC users will get cheaper tickets if they book AC class train ticket using BOB credit card. With this card, you will get many benefits when shopping in other categories from grocery to fuel. Cardholders can also use this card for international merchant and ATM transactions through JCB network.
Talking to ANI, IRCTC Chairman and Managing Director Rajni Hasiza said. “IRCTC BoB RuPay contactless credit card holders will be able to earn 40 reward points. (at Rs 100 per 100) on 1AC, 2AC, 3AC, CC or Executive. Class booking is done through IRCTC website or mobile app. The card offers customers one percent transaction fee waiver for all their train ticket bookings. Customers who make a single purchase of Rs 1,000. Or more within 45 days of card issuance will receive 1,000 bonus reward points.
IRCTC users to get cheaper AC tickets using this card
The co-branded credit cards will offer four reward points (at a cost of Rs 100 each) at grocery and department stores and two reward points in other categories. Cardholders will get 4 complimentary visits per year to partner rail lounges. The card will also waive off one percent fuel surcharge at all petrol pumps in India. Cardholders will be able to redeem the earned reward points on the IRCTC website and mobile app after linking their loyalty number (printed on a co-branded credit card) with their IRCTC login ID.
Hasija said, “The collaboration with BOB Financial in launching the IRCTC BOB RuPay Contactless Credit Card is another historic step in promoting the domestic RuPay payment platform and implementing the Digital India vision of the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. IRCTC is pursuing this vision. We are happy to contribute to fulfilling this and we look forward to the tremendous success of this card amongst our customers.”
Talking about the launch, Shailendra Singh, MD & CEO, BFSL said, “We expect the co-branded card to act as a catalyst to advance digital payments in deeper geographies, which are close to the railway network. Simultaneously the BoB branch is supported by the presence of both.”
Speaking at the launch, Smt. Praveena Rai, COO, NPCI said, “We are delighted to launch RuPay’s Contactless Credit Card by Bob Financial in partnership with IRCTC. The card will enable customers to save on their rail travel and earn reward points for spending on other categories. With RuPay, we aim to provide customized pricing offers backed by state-of-the-art technology to provide a rewarding experience to millions of customers. We are confident that this launch is a step towards making RuPay India’s preferred credit card.”