Axis Bank known for its world-class credit card services has recently announced that the Axis Bank EDGE Reward Points earned with the Axis Credit cards can now be transferred to partner Airlines and Hotels including Air Asia, Club ITC, Marriott Bonvoy, Singapore Airlines, and much more. Until now, the cardholders were allowed to transfer the EDGE Miles earned on their credit cards to partner Airlines and Hotels. But with the recent move, EDGE Points can now also be transferred to the partners’ points programs on the Travel EDGE Portal.

Axis Travel EDGE Points now transferable to Airlines Hotels Partners

To know more about the transfer rates, eligible Axis credit cards, and partner hotels and airlines, keep reading the article.

Transfer EDGE Points to Partner Airlines/Hotels

The Travel EDGE Portal by Axis Bank allowed customers to redeem their EDGE points for a number of options. Also, the cardholders were able to transfer their EDGE Miles earned to Partner Airlines and Hotels. However, with Axis Bank’s recent move, the Axis Credit Cardholders are now also allowed to transfer their EDGE Points earned to partner Airlines and Hotels. The Axis Credit cards that are eligible for transferring the EDGE Points/Miles have been mentioned below:

Axis Credit Cards Reward type
Axis Atlas credit card EDGE Miles
Axis Reserve credit card EDGE Points Affluent Cards
Axis Burgundy Private credit card EDGE Points
Axis Magnus credit card EDGE Points
Axis Select credit card EDGE Points Emerging Affluent Cards
Axis Privilege credit card EDGE Points

Partner Airlines and Hotels

The following table lists the partner Airlines and Hotels along with the conversion rates for each partner’s Points/Miles:

Partner Airlines/Hotels Conversion RateEDGE Points: Partner Points/Miles
Atlas Credit Card (Miles) Affluent Cards Emerging Affluent Cards
Air Asia 1:2 5:4 5:1
Ethiopian Airlines 1:2 5:4 10:1
Turkish Airlines 1:2 5:4 10:1
ITC 1:2 5:4 5:1
Air France KLM 1:2 5:4 10:1
Etihad Airways 1:2 5:4 10:1
IHG Hotels & Resorts 1:2 5:4 10:1
Marriott International 2:1 5:4 10:1
United Airlines 1:2 5:4 10:1
Singapore Airlines 1:2 5:4 10:1
Qatar Airways 1:2 5:4 10:1
Spice Jet 1:2 5:4 10:1

For better understanding, let’s take an example. Let’s say you spend Rs. 1,00,000 (1 Lakh) in a calendar month with your Axis Bank Magnus Credit Card. The following EDGE Points will be earned for your spending:

  • 25,000 Bonus Edge Reward Points (Milestone Benefit).
  • 6,000 Edge points (as per spend reward rate).

In total, you would have 31,000 EDGE Points, which let’s assume you transfer to Club ITC Points. Now you have 24,800 Club ITC Points which you can utilize for further use.

Bottom Line

Allowing EDGE Points to be transferred to Partner Airlines as well as Hotels is a good move by Axis bank as it will allow cardholders to utilize their Points in the most effective manner. Earlier only EDGE Miles was allowed to be transferred to partners’ rewards program but now EDGE Points can be transferred as well. What do you think about this? Drop your views in the comments below:

6 Comments

  1. Varun Gupta Reply

    Hi,

    Can you please elaborate how redeem edge reward points for Marriott?

    I am not able to find the option.

  2. Is the transfer ratio for Axis Magnus Card is lindeed 5:4? I have an axis magnum card and I
    See a ratio of 10:1 implemented atleast for Mariott bonvoy. Not sure about other though.

  3. At travel edge website, redemption ratio is coming 10:1 i.e 1 Mile for 10 edge reward points for magnus card.

  4. Ankit Mittal Reply

    I don’t see the option to convert the axis points to ITC green points. Is this removed?

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