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Enjoy at Airport Lounge for free with these credit card

by Divya Kapoor Finance Advisor

Credit cards are widely popular because they allow you to make easy transactions on credit transactions and also let you earn reward points on their usage. Besides reward points, credit cards also offer free privileges and free access to airport lounges. This is one such privilege which is offered under many best credit cards. Do you know what this privilege entails?


Airport lounge access in credit cards

Credit cards allow you free access to lounges in international as well as domestic airports. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi, food and other benefits at airport lounges. International lounge access is allowed under the Priority Pass program or any other program wherein the credit card allows you free membership of the program so that you can access the lounge at international airports. The cards might either limit the number of lounge access which can be done in one year or allow you unlimited access depending on the card’s benefit structure.

Here are the top 5 credit cards which give the best offers on airport lounge access –

  1. ICICI Sapphire Credit Card

Sapphire credit card is one of the premium credit cards offered by ICICI Bank. It comes in two variants, one powered by MasterCard and the other by American Express. Four complimentary domestic airport lounge access is allowed per quarter. Moreover, the card allows you complimentary membership of the Dream folks DragonPass Lounge Access Programme wherein you can avail two free international airport lounge access and two free domestic airport spa visits in one calendar year.

  1. SBI Etihad Guest Card

This the card is offered by SBI in partnership with Etihad Airways and it is a travel-oriented credit card. The card gives you a complimentary membership to the Priority Pass Program which costs USD 99. This membership allows you free international airport lounge access. You also get eight free domestic airport lounge access to Visa or MasterCard lounges in India subject to a maximum of two visits in a quarter.

  1. Air India SBI Signature Card

Another card from SBI, this card is offered in association with Air India. You get access to Visa Lounge Access Program at major domestic lounges in India. You can avail up to two lounge visits per quarter and eight visits in a calendar year.

  1. Citi PremierMiles Credit Card

The premium credit card offered by Citi Bank, PremierMiles offers lounge access for MasterCard as well as Visa Signature cardholders. If you have Citi PremierMiles MasterCard World credit card you can access six domestic airport lounges free of cost. Up to six free lounge access is allowed per quarter. In the case of Citi PremierMiles Visa A signature, you get access to eleven lounges in metro cities of India. You can avail the access up to eight times per quarter.

  1. HDFC Bank Diners ClubMiles Card

This is a premium card offered by HDFC Bank. The card offers Exclusive Lounge Program under which you get up to six free international airport lounge access to more than 700 lounges in the world.

So, with these cards, you can enjoy free lounge access in India as well as abroad. So, if you travel frequently, these cards would be beneficial for you as they would make your travel experience better.  

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