By Rajat Gaur
Updated On November 2, 2021

Goibibo ICICI Bank Forex Prepaid Card is a co-branded forex card by ICICI Bank in collaboration with Goibibo. As it is a co-branded card, you get Goibibo exclusive benefits like goCash+ Gift Voucher and Goibibo vouchers as a welcome gift with the card. Like all other prepaid cards, you need to first load the card (add an amount to the card account) before you can spend.

Although the card does not have any reward structure, you do get a few other benefits like discounted forex rates, discounted rates on dining, cab vouchers, a comprehensive insurance plan, etc. with the card. Read on to learn more about this co-branded offering by ICICI Bank.

Goibibo ICICI Bank Forex Prepaid Card

Best Suited For

Travel |

Joining Fee

Rs. 499 (plus applicable taxes)

Reward Type

Product Details

  • goCash+ gift voucher worth Rs. 500.
  • Goibibo vouchers worth Rs. 15,000.
  • Complimentary card protection from OneAssist wallet assistance worth Rs. 1,600.
  • Discount of Rs. 500 at Croma outlets (including online and airport outlets).
  • Flat 15% discount on dining at Indian restaurants in 6 countries.
  • Cab voucher worth Rs. 1,000 and a discount of Rs. 0.40 on forex rate on loading USD 1,000.
  • Accepted at all international online stores accepting Visa credit/debit cards.
  • Can be used for shopping at duty-free stores at airports.

Rewards and Benefits

Welcome Benefits

goCash+ gift vouchers worth Rs. 500, Goibibo vouchers worth Rs. 15,000

Movie & Dining

15% off on dining at Indian restaurants in 6 countries

Rewards Rate

N/A

Reward Redemption

N/A

Travel

Cab vouchers worth Rs. 1,000 on loading USD 1,000, Rs. 0.40 discount on forex conversion rate

Golf

N/A

Domestic Lounge Access

N/A

International Lounge Access

N/A

Insurance Benefits

Comprehensive insurance policy including an air accident cover worth Rs. 10 lakh and a lost card liability cover worth Rs. 2 lakh

Zero Liability Protection

Cardholder not liable for any fraudulent transaction on the card post reporting the loss of card to the bank and a cover of Rs. 2 lakh against lost card liability

Fees & Charges

Joining Fee

Rs. 499 (plus applicable taxes)

Renewal Fee

N/A

Spend based Waiver

N/A

Rewards Redemption Fee

N/A

Rewards Redemption Fee

N/A

Foreign Currency Markup

Cross currency mark-up fee of 3.5% of the transaction amount applicable on transactions done in another currency

Interest Rates

N/A

Fuel Surcharge

N/A

Cash Advance Charge

USD 2 (or currency equivalent) on cash withdrawals from ATMs, 0.5% of the transaction amount on cash withdrawals from POS

Add-on Card Fee

N/A

Goibibo ICICI Bank Forex Prepaid Card Welcome Benefits

  • goCash+ Gift Voucher worth Rs. 500. goCash+ is a 100% redeemable currency on Goibibo.
  • Goibibo vouchers worth Rs. 1,000.
  • Cab voucher worth up to Rs. 1,000 on loading USD 1,000 on the card.
  • Discount of Rs. 0.40 on forex rate on loading USD 1,000 on the card.

Goibibo ICICI Bank Forex Prepaid Card Dining Benefits

You get a discount of 15% on dining at 100+ Indian restaurants in 6 countries- Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok when you make the payment with your Goibibo ICICI Forex Prepaid Card.

Insurance Benefits

You get a complimentary comprehensive insurance plan with the card. The table below summarises all the insurance benefit that you get with the Goibibo ICICI Bank Forex Prepaid Forex Card.

Insurance Type Covered Amount
Air accident Rs. 10 lakh
Checked-in baggage delay USD 300
Loss of passport/tickets USD 500
Missing connecting international flight USD 300
Plane Hijacking Up to USD 3,000
Counterfeit Card Liability Rs. 5lakh
Lost card liability Rs. 5 lakh

Other Benefits

  • Complimentary cards protection worth Rs. 1,600 from OneAssist wallet assistance.
  • Discount of Rs. 500 on shopping at Croma outlets (including airport outlets and online).

Goibibo ICICI Bank Forex Prepaid Card Fees and Charges

  • An initial fee of Rs. 499 (plus applicable taxes) is chargeable at the time of card issuance. No annual fee is applicable once the card is issued.
  • A reloading fee of Rs. 100 is chargeable every time the card is reloaded.
  • No foreign currency mark-up fee is applicable on transactions made in the currency loaded on the card. However, a cross-currency mark-up fee of 3.5% of the transaction amount is levied on transactions made in a currency other than the one loaded on the card.
  • A cash advance charge of 0.5% of the transaction amount is applicable on POS cash withdrawals, for ATM withdrawals, the cash advance charge is USD 2 per transaction.

How to apply for Goibibo ICICI Bank Forex Prepaid Card

  • You can apply for Goibibo ICICI Bank Forex Prepaid Card through internet banking, iMobile Pay app or by visiting any of the forex branches of the bank.
  • In order to proceed with the application, you are required to submit copies of your PAN card, Aadhar card, Passport (with Visa) and Form A2 along with the card application form.
  • If you are an ICICI account holder, you need not submit any documents while applying for the card.

Conclusion

If you are a frequent traveler and prefer third-party travel portals like Goibibo for booking air tickets and hotel reservations over booking flights/hotels directly from the h0tel’s or the airline’s official website, Goibibo ICICI Forex Prepaid Card can be a good pick for you. You not only get Goibibo vouchers and goCash+, but also many other benefits like a comprehensive insurance cover, discounted dining rates at foreign restaurants, and many more. What’s your take on this Goibibo co-branded forex card by ICICI? Do let us know in the comments. And if you are an existing cardholder, feel free to share your experience for the benefit of others.

FAQs:

No annual fee is applicable on Goibibo ICICI Bank Forex Prepaid Card. However, you do have to pay an initial fee of Rs. 499 (plus GST) at the time of card issuance.

No, Goibibo ICICI Bank Forex Prepaid Card does not have any reward structure.

No, you do not get complimentary lounge access with Goibibo ICICI Bank Forex Prepaid Card.

Since it is a prepaid card, there is no minimum income requirement to be eligible for Goibibo ICICI Bank Forex Prepaid Card.

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