Marriott Bonvoy HDFC Bank Diners Club Credit Card : In the year 2020, LiveFromALounge was the first to report on Marriott’s intentions to establish a co-branded credit card platform in India. While few details emerged at that time, the partnership between HDFC Bank and Marriott International is now set to unveil the card jointly this week. Interestingly, the specifics of the card have already been revealed.
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HDFC Bank’s Debut of Marriott Co-Branded Card on Diners Club Platform
HDFC Bank is poised to lead the way with its partnership with Marriott Bonvoy, marking the debut of India’s inaugural co-branded credit card for a hospitality chain. This alignment resonates with Marriott’s previous successes in offering co-branded solutions across other global sectors.
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The identifiable card variant is the Marriott Bonvoy HDFC Bank Diners Club Credit Card. Notably, the bank had previously introduced a co-branded card on the Diners Club Platform in collaboration with Jet Airways. Conversations also hinted at the possibility of an Emirates co-branded card on the same platform. Yet, optimism persists for the availability of multiple card versions tailored to different segments.
The Marriott Bonvoy HDFC Bank Diners Club Credit Card positions itself as an entry-level option strategically aimed at expanding the scope of Marriott Bonvoy membership. Its straightforward approach intends to stimulate widespread enrollment, enabling individuals to embrace the Bonvoy lifestyle.
Yearly Benefits: At the time of card issuance and upon each card renewal, cardholders stand to receive a valuable 1 Free Night Award (with a value of up to 15,000 points), valid for a year at participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels globally. Additionally, the value of this Free Night Award can be elevated by utilizing up to 15,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points.
Status: Cardholders will be elevated to Silver Elite Status by Marriott Bonvoy.
Elite Night Credit: Card users will be credited with ten elite night credits annually.
Marriott Bonvoy HDFC Bank Diners Club Credit Card Rewards:
- Earn 8 Marriott Bonvoy points for every INR 150 spent on eligible purchases at participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels (excluding Homes and Villas) for monthly outlays of up to INR 10 Lakh.
- Gain 4 Marriott Bonvoy points for every INR 150 spent on eligible travel, dining, and entertainment expenses, up to INR 5 Lakh per month. It’s important to note that those who earn 8 Marriott Bonvoy Points per INR 150 for expenditures at participating Marriott Bonvoy properties and Marriott-branded properties will not receive an additional 4 Marriott Bonvoy Points per INR 150 under this category.
- Acquire 2 Marriott Bonvoy points for every INR 150 spent on all other eligible purchases (excluding fuel, wallet reloads, and rental transactions).
Milestone Benefits: Achieve Up To 3 Additional Free Night Awards (with a value of up to 15,000 points) upon reaching specific spending thresholds within the card’s anniversary year. Enhancing the value of these Free Night Awards can be accomplished by using up to 15,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points.
- Achieve INR 6 lakh
- Attain INR 9 lakh
- Reach INR 15 lakh
Added Travel & Lifestyle Advantages: Embrace supplementary travel benefits, encompassing membership in the Golf Program (offering access twice per quarter), admission to airport lounges (12 domestic and 12 international lounge visits), and access to concierge services.
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Noteworthy Exclusions: Notably, Marriott Bonvoy Points will not accumulate for the following product categories:
- Smart EMI / Dial an EMI transactions
- Wallet loads / Gift or Prepaid Card loads/ Voucher purchases
- Cash Advances
- Payment of Outstanding Balances
- Payment of card fees and other charges
- Government-related transactions and rental transactions.
Marriott Bonvoy HDFC Bank Diners Club Credit Card Eligibility Requirements.
For Salaried Indian Citizens:
- Age: Must be at least 21 years old and no more than 60 years old.
- Income: Net Monthly Income should be higher than Rs 1.75 Lakhs per month.
For Self-Employed Indian Citizens:
- Age: Should be a minimum of 21 years old and a maximum of 65 years old.
- Income: Annual Income Tax Return (ITR) needs to exceed Rs 21 Lakhs per annum for self-employed individuals.
* For More Detail Visit Official Website of HDFC Bank .
FAQ :- Marriott Bonvoy HDFC Bank Diners Club Credit Card.
Marriott Bonvoy HDFC Bank Diners Club Credit Card Joining Fees ?
Marriott Bonvoy HDFC Bank Diners Club Credit Card Joining Fees will be Rs 10,000 .