By Bharti Bisht
Updated On September 20, 2021

The ICICI Bank British Airways Classic Credit Card is a co-branded credit card issued by the ICICI bank in collaboration with British Airways to provide its customers with exclusive travel benefits. The card comes in two variants: MasterCard & American Express, providing you the benefits of two cards with a single account. This card rewards you in the form of Avios, which are redeemable against hotel/flight bookings and various other travel & lifestyle-related spends.

You can earn up to 4 Avios on every regular spend of Rs. 100 & up to 5 Avios on every Rs. 100 on British Airways flight bookings. To know more about the reward offers and benefits of the ICICI Bank British Airways Classic Credit Card, read the information given below:

Best Suited For

Travel |

Joining Fee

Rs. 3,500

Reward Type

AirMiles |

Product Details

  • Enjoy the benefits of two cards with a single account.
  • Welcome bonus of 3,500 Avios with your ICICI Bank British Airways Classic Credit Card.
  • Earn 25,000 Avios on booking a British Airways flight within the first three months.
  • Earn up to 5 Avios on every Rs. 100 you spend on British Airways.
  • Earn up to 4 Avios on every regular spend of Rs. 100.
  • Redeem your earned Avios against flight/hotel bookings.
  • 1% fuel surcharge waiver.

Rewards and Benefits

Welcome Benefits

Welcome bonus of 3,500 Avios.

Movie & Dining

NA

Rewards Rate

0.5 Avios on every Rs. 100 spent with Mastercard variant, 2.5 Avios per Rs. 100 spent on British Airways Flight bookings and 2 Avios per Rs. 100 spent on all other spends with Amex Variant.

Reward Redemption

The Avios you earn can be redeemed against hotel/flight bookings, car rentals, etc, on the official website of British Airways.

Travel

NA

Golf

NA

Domestic Lounge Access

NA

International Lounge Access

NA

Insurance Benefits

NA

Zero Liability Protection

Cardmembers will not be liable for any fraudulent transactions made on their lost/stolen card post reporting the loss to the bank.

Fees & Charges

Joining Fee

Rs. 3,500

Renewal Fee

Rs. 3,500

Spend based Waiver

NA

Rewards Redemption Fee

Rs. 99 per redemption request.

Rewards Redemption Fee

Rs. 99 per redemption request.

Foreign Currency Markup

3.5%

Interest Rates

3.40% per month

Fuel Surcharge

1% fuel surcharge waiver at all HPCL fuel stations.

Cash Advance Charge

2.5% of the amount withdrawn or a minimum of Rs. 300

Add-on Card Fee

Nil

ICICI Bank British Airways Classic Credit Card Welcome Benefits

  • You get 3,500 bonus Avios as a welcome gift.
  • You get 25,000 Avios when you book a British Airways return flight from India to England within the three months of your card activation.

ICICI Bank British Airways Classic Credit Card Rewards:

American Express Variant

Spend Category Avios Earned Avios earned after spending Rs. 2.25 lakhs in a month
Regular retail spends 2 4
British Airways flight bookings & in-flight shopping 2.5 5

Mastercard Variant

You earn 0.5 Avios on every Rs. 100 you spend on the ICICI Bank British Airways Classic Mastercard Credit Card.

Rewards Redemption

The Avios you earn using your card can be redeemed against flight/hotel bookings, car rentals, etc on the British Airways official website. Following is a table showing how many Avios you require to book flights to a few particular destinations:

Destination Avios required to book a one-way flight
Paris 29,500
New York 45,000
London 25,000
Sao Paulo 55,000
Rome 32,500

Fuel Surcharge Waiver

You get a 1% fuel surcharge waiver at all HPCL fuel stations for all transactions up to Rs.4,000.

Conclusion

The ICICI Bank British Airways Classic Credit Card is best suited for frequent flyers, especially for those who prefer British Airways. The card comes with exciting welcome benefits, giving you an opportunity to earn up to 28,500 Avios within the first three months. These Avios are enough for one to book a flight to London. Moreover, you can earn up to 5 Avios on every Rs. 100 you spend and these Avios can be redeemed against various travel-related spends. With this card that is best suited for your travel needs, you can save a lot as you can use your earned Avios for your bookings. If you love to travel and fly through British Airways, this card is just made for you.

FAQs:

No, you don’t earn any accelerated Avios on flight bookings through the Mastercard variant. But, you can earn up to 5 Avios per Rs. 100 with the AmEx variant.

The renewal fee of the ICICI Bank British Airways Credit Card is Rs. 3,500.

Yes, you can use your earned Avios for partial payment of British Airways flight tickets and other travel-related spends.

No, you can’t get your renewal fee waiver off for this card.

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