SBI Card MILES: Elite, Prime & Standard Travel Credit Cards for Indian Travelers

SBI card miles was recently launched by SBI Bank, which is the leading credit card issuer in India. SBI launched three variants of SBI card miles for travel enthusiasts. They announced their good news about SBI card miles in Mumbai on April 23, 2024.

SBI Card Miles

SBI brings three variants SBI Card MILES ELITE, SBI Card MILES PRIME, and SBI Card MILES. By using these credit cards, users can convert travel credit to air miles and points. They can use these miles and points for travel booking, hotel booking and airport lounge access. At the launch, the MD and CEO of SBI Card, Abhijit Chakravorty stated that SBI Card MILES is “our endeavour to offer our customers the best of all travel benefits.”

Anyone interested in getting these travel credit cards then can get them online at the price of-

  • SBI Card MILES ELITE: Rs 4,999 plus applicable taxes
  • SBI Card MILES PRIME: Rs 2,999 plus applicable taxes
  • SBI Card MILES: Rs 1,499 plus applicable taxes

 

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SBI Card MILES:

This is the entry-level of the SBI Card MILES range. The joining fee is 1499 per annum. It comes with a welcome gift of 1500 travel credits. Cardholders are eligible for 1500 travel credit if they spend Rs 30,000 in the first 60 days. For mile rewards, cardholders can earn 2 Travel credits on a spend of 200 Rs on travel or earn 1 Travel credit on a spend of Rs 200 on other categories. cardholders can convert Travel Credits into Air Miles / Hotel Points, Travel. 

  • 1 Travel Credit = ₹1 for Air Mile / Hotel Point
  • 1 Travel Credit = ₹0.50 for Travel Bookings
  • 1 Travel Credit = ₹0.25 for Shop & Smile Product Catalogue

It comes with 4 complimentary Domestic Airport Lounge visits every year additional free domestic lounge access on every spend of Rs 1 Lakh and a Priority Pass Membership Internationalal Airport Lounges at $99. On annual spend of Rs 5 lakh, it gives 5,000 Bonus Travel Credits

On the spend of 6 Lakhs annually, it gives an annual fee reversed.  Reversing a fee is contingent upon paying a fee during the cycle of renewal. There is a Fuel Surcharge waiver too. Cardholders will get a 1% Fuel Surcharge waiver for each transaction between ₹500 and ₹4,000. Remember, you will get a Maximum Surcharge waiver of Rs.250 on each statement.

SBI Card MILES PRIME

This is the mid-level of SBI Card MILES range. The joining fee is 2999 per annum. It comes with a welcome gift of 3000 travel credits. Cardholders are eligible for a 3000 travel credit if they spend Rs 60,000 in the first 60 days. For mile rewards, cardholders can earn 4 Travel credits on a spend of 200 Rs on travel or earn 2 Travel credits on a spend of Rs 200 on other categories. Cardholders can convert Travel Credits into Air Miles / Hotel Points, Travel. 

  • 1 Travel Credit = ₹1 for Air Mile / Hotel Point
  • 1 Travel Credit = ₹0.50 for Travel Bookings
  • 1 Travel Credit = ₹0.25 for Shop & Smile Product Catalogue

It comes with 8 complimentary Domestic Airport Lounge and  4 complimentary International Airport Lounge outside India access every year. Additional free domestic lounge access on every spend of Rs 1 Lakh and Priority Pass Membership for International Airport Lounges at $99. On annual spend of Rs 5 lakh, it gives 5,000 Bonus Travel Credits

On the spend of 10 Lakhs annually, it gives an annual fee reversed. Reversing a fee is contingent upon paying a fee during the cycle of renewal. There is a Fuel Surcharge waiver too. Cardholders will get a 1% Fuel Surcharge waiver for each transaction between ₹500 and ₹4,000. Remember, you will get a Maximum Surcharge waiver of Rs.250 on each statement.

 

 

SBI Card MILES ELITE:

This is the top level of the SBI Card MILES range. The joining fee is 4999 per annum. It comes with a welcome gift of 5000 travel credits. Cardholders are eligible for 5000 travel credit if they spend Rs 1,00,000 in the first 60 days. For mile rewards, cardholders can earn 6 Travel credits on a spend of 200 Rs on travel or earn 2 Travel credits on a spend of Rs 200 on other categories. Cardholders can convert Travel Credits into Air Miles / Hotel Points, Travel. 

  • 1 Travel Credit = ₹1 for Air Mile / Hotel Point
  • 1 Travel Credit = ₹0.50 for Travel Bookings
  • 1 Travel Credit = ₹0.25 for Shop & Smile Product Catalogue

It comes with 8 complimentary Domestic Airport and an Additional 15 domestic lounge access on every spend of Rs 1 Lakh. On annual spend of Rs 5 lakh, it gives 5,000 Bonus Travel Credits

On the spend of 15 Lakhs annually, it gives an annual fee reversed. Reversing a fee is contingent upon paying a fee during the cycle of renewal. There is a Fuel Surcharge waiver too. Cardholders will get a 1% Fuel Surcharge waiver for each transaction between ₹500 and ₹4,000. Remember, you will get a Maximum Surcharge waiver of Rs.500 on each statement. It also gives insurance coverage on lost cards, air accidents and flight cancellations. Cardholders can also Enjoy the privilege of low Foreign Currency Mark-up Charges with this premium card.

Remember, these SBI Card Miles are eligible for the selected airlines and hotel brands, which you should know. Here is the list of partners with the rewards name-

Airlines Under SBI Card Miles

  • Air Arabia AA Rewards (2:1)
  • Air Asia AirAsia Rewards (1:1)
  • Air Canada Aeroplan (1:1)
  • Air France-KLM Flying Blue (1:1)
  • Air India Flying Returns (1:1)
  • Air Vistara Club Vistara (1:1)
  • Etihad Airways Etihad Guest (1:1)
  • Ethiopian Airlines ShebaMiles (2:1)
  • Japan Airlines JAL Mileage Bank (2:1)
  • Saudia AlFursan (2:1)
  • Spice Jet SpiceClub (1:1)
  • Thai Airways Royal Orchid Plus (1:1)
  • Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles (2:1)
  • United Airlines United MileagePlus (2:1)
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer (1:1)
  • Qatar Airways Privilege Club (2:1)

Hotels Under SBI Card Miles

  • Accor ALL (2:1)
  • IHG One Rewards (1:1)
  • Club ITC (2:1)
  • Orchid Hotels Rewards (1:1)
  • Wyndham Rewards (1:1)
  • Shangri-La Circle (6:1)

 

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