Book your train tickets now for free with this card; check all the details
You can now travel by train without paying anything. Don’t be surprised by the title, it’s not a hack or illegal trick to book train tickets for free. Instead, this is a program that you can resort to if you have an IRCTC SBI RuPay card that you can use to book train tickets for free. Using the reward points you receive for using your card, you can book a train ticket as long as the reward points are equal to the price of the ticket.
Few months ago, SBI, IRCTC and National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) jointly launched IRCTC SBI RuPay card to promote Modi government initiatives such as Self-connecting India, Digital India and Make in India. It has been claimed that the card is convenient, faster and more secure. This card is equipped with Near Field Communication technology, which means that payment can be made by simply tapping the card on the machine or in a contactless manner, as is the case with most major banks these days.
Here are the advantages you get if you book a train ticket with the IRCTC SBI RuPay credit card.
Benefits of IRCTC SBI RuPay Credit Card
1 – Membership fees will be waived upon obtaining this credit card until March 31, 2021. 2 – Booking tickets on the IRCTC website through the card will earn 10% cashback. It will be available through reward points. 1 reward point will equal 1 rupee. 3 – Users can use these reward points to book train tickets for free. 4 – 350 points will be added to users card on transactions worth 500 rupees or more in the first 45 days. As soon as the card is activated, 350 points will be added to the account. 5 – Booking train tickets on the IRCTC website will benefit from a reduction of 1% on transaction fees. 6 – Once per quarter , you can use the premium lounge train at stations.
In addition to booking train tickets, the cardholder will also benefit from discounts on online purchases. Brands like Medlife, Fitternity, Me N Moms offer discounts on purchases with IRCTC SBI RuPay credit card. Other than that, there will be a 40 percent pathology discount with this card. An 18% discount will also be available on ordering medicines from 1 mg. When paying for any UpGrad course there will be a 10 percent fee discount.