Payment With This Card Will Get You “Free” Train Tickets
IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation linked with one of the largest lenders in India and now both IRCTC and SBI are providing their customers with an interesting offer. In this offer, the customers get free train tickets when they book a ticket using IRCTC SBI Platinum Card. The IRCTC SBI platinum card provides various benefits to its customers other than giving free train tickets.
The benefits of IRCTC SBI Platinum Card include 350 reward points, 1.8 percent transaction charges waiver, 2.5 percent fuel surcharges waiver, and over 10 percent value back on railway bookings.
Customers booking seats in AC1, AC11, and CC on the IRCTC portal using the SBI Platinum Card will receive a 10 percent value back as reward points. By using the SBI Platinum Card, customers can save 1.8 percent transaction charges (exclusive of GST and all other charges) whenever they book a train ticket online.
The customers can get a free ticket because of the reward points they gain on every 125 rupees non-fuel retail purchases through the IRCTC SBI Platinum Card. The customers using their SBI platinum card in petrol pumps all around India will get a 2.5 percent transaction fee waiver on fuel purchases. The transactions made during the fuel purchase should be between 500 rupees to 3000 rupees (exclusive of GST and other charges) to get the transaction fee waiver.
The customer gets a one reward point for every Rs.125 non-fuel retail purchases. One reward point is equal to one rupee and according to IRCTC, the customers will get great offers in the purchase of gold or dining, travelling and other entertainment options.
Those customers who want to avail this offer are supposed to send “RAIL” on 56767. The SBI representative will then contact the customer or if you want to apply for the Platinum card then visit the “Apply Now” option on the official website sbicard.com
IRCTC along with this offer has started offering attractive travel packages around India and international destinations. Various travel packages include three nights and four days package to Nepal, a six-day flight tour package to Sri Lanka, a 10-day package to Gaya and Varanasi, a seven-day tour package to Gangtok and Darjeeling and a Chandigarh-Shimla-Manali air package.
Yet another summer travel package is the Bharat Darshan package where the travellers will get to visit the religious places all around India like Jagannath Puri, Gangasagar, Baidyanath Dham etc. The Maharajas’ Express is also offering Splendour tour package which includes places like Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Balasinor, and Mumbai.