November 19, 2014

American Express and MakeMyTrip (MMYT) launched the American Express MakeMyTrip Credit Card offering savings and benefits for Indian travellers and shoppers alike.

With a first year fee of Rs 750, the card offers MMYT vouchers worth Rs.9000 on joining, that can be redeemed across flights, hotels and holiday offers on MMYT. It also offers 5% cash back (up to Rs 3,000) on MMYT bookings, and additional MMYT vouchers of Rs.2000 and Rs.5000 on spending Rs.1.25 lakhs and Rs. 2.5 lakhs in a year, respectively.

Powered by PAYBACK, the new card makes spending more rewarding with up to five PAYPACK points for every Rs. 100 spent on all bookings at MMYT, two points for every Rs.100 spent elsewhere, and multiple PAYBACK points on spending at over 50 PAYBACK partner brands.

Manoj Adlakha, VP & GM, Consumer Services, American Express Banking Corp. said: “At a nominal fee of Rs. 750, exciting travel related privileges with best-in-class benefits such as MMYT vouchers, cashback for travel and accelerated points on MMYT bookings as well as other spends, the American Express MakeMyTrip Credit Card is a powerful proposition for the value-seeking customer.”

Mohit Gupta, Chief Business and Marketing Officer, MakeMyTrip, said:“With the growing popularity of online transactions and utility associated with plastic money, this strategic alliance presents a tremendous opportunity for our customers to benefit from their purchases.

Besides, card members can make quick and easy transactions on MakeMyTrip with American Express’ ezeClick online tool that enables the fastest checkout experience using a unique id and one-time-password. The new card also offers exclusive savings on dining and 2.5% fuel surcharge waiver at HPCL outlets. Further, it allows customers the flexibility to spread their payments into easy installments over a period of time, at attractive interest rates.


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