SBI Card launches RuPay JCB credit cards through partnership with Yatra
TOKYO and MUMBAI, March 22, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – JCB International Co., Ltd., in association with National Payments Corporation of India, SBI Card and Yatra.com, announced the launch of a unique co-brand “RuPay JCB Yatra SBI contactless credit card”. This vacation-shopping credit card is intended to delight travelers and vacation-lovers with exclusive travel benefits on booking flights and hotels that would be applicable 6 times a year. As a welcome gift, users of this card are entitled to Yatra.com vouchers worth INR 8250. They can use this voucher to book flight tickets, hotel reservations and more on Yatra.com.
The card would provide unparalleled travel, vacation and shopping options to Indian travellers. Using the new card, travelers will get 6 reward points per INR 100 spent on department stores, groceries, restaurants, movies, entertainment and international travel.
Along with free air accident cover of INR 50 lakh, the card also offers a 1% fuel surcharge waiver to customers. There is also an additional feature of annual fee waiver if the customer spends more than INR 1 lakh per year using this card.
Mr. Yoshiki Kaneko, President and COO of JCB International Co., Ltd., said, “We are delighted to be associated with SBI Card, one of the largest credit card issuers in India, and Yatra.com as they combine to create a breakthrough offering in the travel co-branded credit card segment Together with our esteemed partner, NPCI, I am confident that cardholders will find great value when they use this card when traveling both domestically and internationally, where it will open the doors to many privileges and offers across our vast international network of merchants. Our unique international service, JCB Plaza Lounge, which is a of exclusive in-town lounges in major destination countries, is a perfect match for this travel card. We look forward to continuing to work closely with NPCI to deliver best-in-class payment technology enabling our partners to create innovative, industry-defining products for their customers.”
JCB is a leading global payment brand and a leading credit card issuer and acquirer in Japan. JCB started its card business in Japan in 1961 and began expanding globally in 1981. JCB issues cards in various countries and regions around the world with over 140 million cardholders. JCB cards are accepted by tens of millions of merchants worldwide through its extensive acceptance network. As part of its international growth strategy, JCB has formed alliances with hundreds of leading banks and financial institutions around the world to increase its merchant coverage and cardholder base. As a provider of comprehensive payment solutions, JCB is committed to delivering responsive, high quality service and products to all of its customers worldwide. For more information, please visit: www.global.jcb/fr
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