Credit cards have become ubiquitous, with the humble piece of plastic being used for everything from buying groceries and fuel to paying for big-ticket purchases such as international vacations or appliances. Credit cards offer their owners easy credit and the chance to pay off this amount in instalments, along with the lure of offers and discounts. While there are numerous credit cards targeted at particular demographic groups and to cater to different needs, a credit card for professionals are not so common.
A few banks have launched credit cards exclusively for certain professionals and have tailored benefits and perks to suit their needs. Credit cards for doctors is one such category that is slowly emerging. With travel vouchers and a plethora of discounts, these card have been designed to provide a feature-rich credit card with the needs of doctors in mind.
HDFC Bank Doctor’s Superia Credit Card
The sole entrant thus far in this emerging market is the HDFC Bank Doctor’s Superia credit card. Packed with features and benefits, this card caters to travel, lifestyle as well as day-to-day needs, making it an ideal credit card for the working medical professional. Use the card for everything from shopping to dining to enjoy discounts and rewards. Redeem the rewards for exciting gifts or air miles.
Features and Benefits of HDFC Bank Doctor’s Superia Credit Card
The HDFC Bank Doctor’s Superia credit card offers cardholders a range of features and benefits, as mentioned below:
Enjoy a welcome gift of 1,000 reward points, redeemable against a wide array of products and services from the rewards catalogue.
Accrue 1,000 reward points each time the card is renewed, thereby doubling the reward points.
Fly high with the Doctor’s Superia Travel Club and convert your reward points to KrisFlyer miles, the air miles program from Singapore Airlines. Cardholders can also choose to redeem their air miles on Jet Airways flights or choose from over 20 different global airlines.
Earn 3 reward points for every Rs.150 spent on the credit card.
Waive off the first year fee on spending Rs.15,000 within the first 90 days of the card being issued.
Have the renewal fee waived if spends cross Rs.1,00,000 a year before the renewal date.
Relax in style at world class lounges across the world courtesy complimentary Priority Pass membership.
In the event of the theft or loss of the card, report the same and stay protected from any fraudulent transactions made using the card.
Enjoy a fuel surcharge waiver on fuel spends made using the credit card.
Dine in style and enjoy discounts through the Power Dining program and earn 50% more reward points at partner restaurants.
Fees and Charges of the HDFC Bank Doctor’s Superia Credit Card
Given below are the fees and charges associated with the HDFC Bank Doctor’s Superia credit card:
Rs.1,000 (waived if annual card spends are over Rs.1,00,000).
Late payment fee
Varies, depending on the outstanding amount. The minimum fee is Rs.100 and the maximum is Rs.700.
2.5% of the overlimit amount (the minimum fee is Rs.500)
Eligibility Criteria of the HDFC Bank Doctor’s Superia Credit Card
The eligibility criteria for the HDFC Bank Doctor’s Superia credit card is as follows:
In case of salaried doctors, the applicant should be above 21 years and below 60 years at the time of application.
In case of self-employed doctors, the applicant should be above 21 years and below 65 years at the time of application.
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I got RBL card offer from BAJAJ Finance. I have been using this card past 10 months which is a life time free card. The credit limit is sufficient of 55K. EMI conversion is avail and I can convert via mobile app whenever required with nominal charge. I use this card for general purpose. Based on usage I get points but not yet redeem it.
SBI credit card have offers and reward points but I have not redeem them yet, this is a domestic card, the credit limit is of 50000 which I am very much satisfied as per my need. I got my statement on time. I used this card for personal purposes.The card is very user friendly.
I am using SBI credit card for more than three months, there are some reward points and offers in the card. I used this card for online shopping, fuel surcharge and groceries.The credit limit of the card is sufficient and I like the most about the card is that it is a life time free card and very good to use.
The bank agent suggest me to take credit card from INDUSIND and I have taken it because it doesn't have any annual fee. The offer and reward points are available in the card are good. I am satisfied with the limit of the card. I used the card for general purposes. But it will be nice, if the offers and reward points will be more.
I am using INDUSIND credit card for 3 months. The card have no offers available and also there is no rewards. The only benefit is that its a life time free card and the credit limit is only for 75000 I am not that satisfied as i expected to get around 1.5 lakh. Apart from the limit over all experience is good.
I have got INDUSIND credit card few months ago and I have used it for two months now ,the credit limit of the card is Rs.70000 which is a life time free card. The bank have informed me every details about the reward points and offers but I have not got any time check it. I am satisfied with their card service.
Am having ICICI credit card for two years, I feel good and have not face any issues. The best part about the card is its a life time free card. I used to get my card statement on time. I used this card for shopping, groceries and for many other personal purposes.I am using the bank mobile app which function smooth and simple.
I have used SBI credit card for 2-3 months, but I have not got any time to check about the offers available in the card. The limit of the card is 38000 and I am satisfied because its a life time free card. I used to get my card statement on time and the net banking is also working very well.
Since it is a life time free card offer from INDUSIND so I chosen it and applied through online. I received a call on time and they have done the verification process. Hence I received the card by 7 days, the credit limit is okay for me. Its easy to use for all purposes.
CITI has provided good offers and benefits on 2 months before. So I chosen this card and applied through online. It is annual fee chargeable of 500 rupees bu there is waiver off option if I spend 30K within a year. The credit limit is 65K. There is EMI conversion avail for this card.
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Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020
I have used credit card from HDFC bank for 1 year which is very good and also very comfortable, its a life time free card and lots of offers are available in the card. This card was suggested to me by my colleague. Mobile banking also functions very smooth.
INDUSIND bank credit card have an credit limit of of Rs.75000, there is no offers available in the card and it also have a charges of 3000 along with GST. I hardly receive any remainder messages for my bill payment due to that some time I could not pay my bill on time. I would advise them send my bill on time before the due date.
I have been using ICICI card for more than one year. They have provided an annual fee chargeable card and waiver off option is applicable. The credit limit is okay of 50K. Since I need to do purchase about 45K on some of the month so this limit is not sufficient. I swipe the card for travel, shopping and fuel purposes. I have not opted for EMI conversion.
I have been using AXIS bank credit card for 3 years, Its a life time free card so I applied the card through bank. The agent have informed me everything about the card. I used to get offers of 10% on petrol bunk and shopping.The limit of the card is Rs.45000 and I used to pay my bill directly through bank.I am also using their net banking which is very good.
I got INDUSIND credit card from few months ago.The card have an EMI conversion. I used the card for multi purposes like shopping, online payment, ticket booking. This is annually chargeable card, I am not satisfied with the credit limit of Rs.75000 as I am expecting more than than 1 lakh.
I got a life time free card offer from INDUSIND bank hence applied through online on three months back. I received the call on time and the process was done on smooth. I got the card on exact time frame. The credit limit is sufficient and they provided good offers and benefit as well.I use this card for shopping and travel purpose.
RBL credit card is a chargeable card, I always have to go to Bajaj Finance to pay my credit card bill. I am not satisfied with the customer service which has to be improved. I used this card when ever needed for shopping, fuel surcharge and bill payment.The limit of the card is fine.
HDFC credit card is very convenience to use, I have been using the card for 4.5 months for Shopping, groceries, fuel surcharge and electricity bill payment also. I pay my credit card bill through ATM. I always get my bill on time, this card was suggested to me by the bank agent.
I used RBL card for twice only. I get message or call for EMI conversion from banker. It is a life time free card. Once all the process done I received the card by 15 days. I am holding this card past 6 months. The credit limit is sufficient of 30K. Once I tried to convert for EMI of 3 months it was done on time without any problem. It is Bajaj card.
I have been using SBI credit card for the last two months, the credit limit of the card was satisfied it was Rs.9,80,000. The bank agent came and collect my document he have informed me every detail about the card. The card have a charges of Rs.2299 in a year. I used to pay my credit card bill through bank. Am getting my card statement in softcopy but I wish the bank can send me a hard copy statement also.