Federal Bank, a major private sector commercial bank in India, is headquartered at Aluva, Kerala. The bank spans across the country with more than 1000 branches and ATMs. It has its origins dating back to pre-independent India and was initially known as the Travancore Federal bank In the year 1947, it was officially changed to the Federal Bank Limited and has grown to be one of the most stable and strong banks in India.
Federal Bank offers two credit cards to its customers. The credit cards are internationally accepted. Federal Bank credit cards are issued in association with VISA and are co-branded with State Bank of India. Customers can use these cards for a variety of payments, shopping, online transactions and at a million POS terminals.
With a Federal Bank credit card you get a number of advantages in the palm of your hand. There’s a choice of two cards that caters to the high-end user and the regular user.
With the regular card “Gold 'N More”, you can enjoy low entry and annual fees and get added benefits and special Federal Bank offers. Also earn reward points and avail of fuel surcharges! With the high-end “Platinum” card, you can spend more with a higher credit limit and enjoy exclusive benefits, discounts and privileges.
Enjoy an array of benefits with the Federal Bank Credit Cards. The features of the credit cards are attractive and luring to any customer.
|Charge||VISA Gold ‘N More||VISA Platinum|
|Entry fee||Rs. 499||Rs. 2,999|
|Annual Fee||Rs. 499||Rs. 2,999|
|Rate of interest per month||3.35%||3.35%|
|Usage||VISA Gold ‘N More||VISA Platinum|
|Retail Spends||1 point per Rs. 100||2 points per Rs. 100|
|Grocery stores||10 points||-|
|Departmental stores||10 points||10 points|
|International spends||-||10 points|
Federal Bank presents two credit cards in association with VISA. These cards are partnered with SBI.
Federal Bank credit cards are available to pre-selected customers at select branches of Federal Bank. This is the current situation and may change in the future. To avail of the credit cards, contact any of the designated branches of Federal Bank.
Use your credit card at any petrol pump outlet to purchase petrol, diesel and lubricants. On the Gold ‘N More card, the surcharge waiver is applicable for amounts of Rs. 500 to Rs. 3000 per transaction. The maximum 0% surcharge you can avail of per month is Rs. 100.
With the Platinum card, the waiver is applicable for transactions of Rs. 500 to Rs. 4000. The maximum surcharge waiver you can avail of is Rs. 250 per month.
Yes, Federal Bank offers easy bank draft facilities on these credit cards. Make a local phone call to the SBI Card Customer Helpline to order a bank draft. The money will be charged to your Federal Bank SBI card and you can use the money as you please.
The VISA Gold ‘N More credit card offers a credit limit of up to Rs. 1.75 lakhs. The VISA Platinum card has a maximum credit limit of up to Rs. 5 lakhs.
No, credit card debt is an unsecured debt offered to you by the bank. Credit card interest rates are not fixed and can increase based on your repayment and spending patterns. When you default on a credit card payment, you could face higher rates of interest. Currently, the Federal Bank’s interest rate on credit cards is 3.35% per month.
Reserve Bank of India has approved Federal Bank to join the BBPS (Bharat Bill Payment System). BBPS is a standard billing platform launched by the NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India) which integrates all bills in one system enabling customers to pay any kind of bill using multiple methods.
BBPS can be used to pay bills for utility services like telephone, gas, electricity and water. Customers can just register their bill and make payment using the internet or mobile or through a kiosk or an ATM. BBPS allows customers to use their credit card, debit card, NEFT or IMPS to make bill payments. Soon, customers will also be able to pay insurance premiums, municipality taxes, school and university fee and mutual funds.
According to the head of Digital Banking, Federal Bank has qualified to operate under BBPS, owing to its value added digital services, especially for bill payments. Addition of this technology is expected to make more options available to the bank’s customers.
25th May 2016
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