By Bharti Bisht
Updated On October 21, 2021

The ICICI Bank Diamant Credit Card is one of the super-premium credit cards by the ICICI Bank. To give a great start to your journey with the card, it welcomes you with an Apple MacBook Air. With this card, you can earn up to 6 Payback Points on every Rs. 100 you spend. The points you earn are redeemable against various products and categories, including cash. Talking about its entertainment benefits, you get 1 complimentary movie ticket every time you buy 1 on BookMyShow.

Keeping all the luxury requirements of its customers in mind, the card comes with unlimited complimentary airport lounge access, complimentary Taj Epicure membership, and Inner Circle Gold membership. There are many more exciting features of the ICICI Bank Diamant Credit Card, including golf privileges, insurance benefits, spend-based waiver of annual fee, etc. To know all its benefits in detail, keep reading the information given below:

ICICI Bank Diamant Credit Card

Invite Only

Best Suited For

Movies | Travel |

Joining Fee

Rs. 1,25,000 (plus applicable taxes)

Reward Type

Reward Points |

Product Details

  • Apple MacBook Air MMGG2HN/A as a welcome gift on the realization of the joining fee.
  • 6 PAYBACK Points per Rs. 100 on international spends.
  • 3 PAYBACK points per Rs. 100 on domestic spends.
  • Up to 4 complimentary movie tickets every month on BookMyShow.
  • A minimum discount of 15% on dining bills at partner restaurants with the Culinary Treats program.
  • Discounts on dining bills at ITC hotels and partner hotels with Club ITC Culinaire membership.
  • Unlimited complimentary domestic & international lounge access for both primary and guest cardholder(s).
  • Unlimited complimentary golf rounds at premium golf courses across India.
  • Complimentary Taj Epicure Plus and InnerCircle Gold membership.
  • Travel-related insurance benefits including a personal air accident cover worth Rs. 3 crore and Credit shield cover worth Rs. 50,000.
  • 24×7 concierge service for assistance regarding hotel/flight bookings, medical services and emergency auto assistance.

Rewards and Benefits

Welcome Benefits

Apple MacBook Air MMGG2HN/A worth Rs. 75,000 on realization of the joining fee

Movie & Dining

Up to 4 complimentary movie tickets each month on BookMyShow, minimum 15% discount on dining bills at partner restaurants under Culinary Treats program, discount on dining at ITC and partner hotels with Club ITC Culinaire membership

Rewards Rate

6 PAYBACK Points per Rs. 100 on international spends and 3 PAYBACK Points per Rs. 100 on domestic spends.

Reward Redemption

PAYBACK Points can be redeemed for shopping/gift vouchers at payback.in or can also be directly transferred as cash to your credit card account. 1 PAYBACK Point = Rs. 0.25.

Travel

Taj Epicure Plus and InnerCircle Gold membership, unlimited complimentary domestic and international airport lounge access

Golf

Unlimited complimentary rounds of golf at domestic and international Golf courses

Domestic Lounge Access

Unlimited complimentary domestic airport lounge access

International Lounge Access

Unlimited complimentary international airport lounge access

Insurance Benefits

Credit shield cover worth Rs. 50,000 and many travel-related insurance benefits including a personal air accident cover worth Rs. 3 crore.

Zero Liability Protection

The cardholder shall not be liable for any unauthorized transactions made on their lost card post reporting the loss to the bank in a timely manner.

Fees & Charges

Joining Fee

Rs. 1,25,000 (plus applicable taxes)

Renewal Fee

Rs. 10,000 (plus applicable taxes)

Spend based Waiver

The renewal fee is waived off an annual expenditure of Rs. 25 lakh or more in the previous year.

Rewards Redemption Fee

Rs. 99 (plus applicable taxes) for every redemption request

Rewards Redemption Fee

Rs. 99 (plus applicable taxes) for every redemption request

Foreign Currency Markup

3.5% of the transaction amount

Interest Rates

3.4% per month

Fuel Surcharge

1% fuel surcharge is waived off on all fuel transactions up to Rs. 4,000

Cash Advance Charge

2.5% of the amount withdrawn subject to a minimum charge of Rs. 300

Add-on Card Fee

Nil

Welcome Benefits

As a welcome gift, you get a MacBook Air MMGG2HN/A worth Rs. 75,000 after successful realization of the joining fee.

ICICI Bank Diamant Credit Card Rewards:

  • You earn 6 Payback Points on every Rs. 100 you spend on international transactions.
  • You earn 3 Payback Points on every Rs. 100 you spend on domestic purchases.

Rewards Redemption

  • The PAYBACK Points you earn can be redeemed against various products and gift vouchers on the PAYBACK website.
  • PAYBACK Points can also be redeemed against cash which is directly transferred to your credit card account.
  • 1 PAYBACK Point = Rs. 0.25.

Travel Benefits of ICICI Bank Diamant Credit Card

You get a plethora of travel benefits with the ICICI Bank Diamant Credit Card, listed as under-

  • Complimentary Taj Epicure and InnerCircle membership.
  • Unlimited complimentary domestic and international lounge access with Dreamfoks lounge program and Master Airport Lounge Program.

Dining Benefits

  • Minimum 15% discount on dining bills at partner restaurants under the ICICI Bank Culinary Treats dining program.
  • Discounts on dining bills at ITC, ITC Heritage, ITC Welcome and ITC Welcome Heritage hotels with the complimentary club ITC Culinaire membership.

Movie Benefits

  • 4 complimentary movie tickets every month on BookMyShow.
  • The is no cap on the ticket price under this offer.

Golf Benefits

You get unlimited complimentary access to domestic and international golf courses in over 90 countries around the world using your ICICI Bank Diamant Credit Card.

Insurance Benefits

Insurance Type Cover Amount
Persona Airl Accident Insurance Rs. 3 crore
Credit shield Rs. 50,000
Baggage insurance Up to Rs.  25,000
Loss of travel documents Up to USD 500
Loss of checked-in baggage USD 1200
Delay in receipt of checked-in baggage USD 300 in excess of 12 hours

Fuel Surcharge Waiver:

1% fuel surcharge is waived off on all fuel transactions worth up to Rs. 4,000.

Joining and Renewal Fee Waiver:

The renewal fee of Rs. 10,000 is waived off if you spent Rs. 25 lakhs or more in the previous anniversary year.

Conclusion

ICICI Bank Diamant Credit Card is best suited for people who can’t compromise with their premium lifestyle no matter what. From welcome benefits and reward programs to travel benefits and dining privileges, the card is tailor made keeping in mind the luxurious lifestyle of its target customer base. Along with all these benefits, the card also allows you to save on your dining and travel expenses with benefits like complimentary membership of the Taj Epicure and InnerCircle programs and ICICI’s own Culinary Treats Program.

Since it is a super premium credit card, the annual membership fee of the Diamant Credit Card is on the higher side- Rs. 10,000 per annum. Moreover, the joining fee of this card is Rs. 1.25 lakh, probably the highest for any credit card in India. But then, you also get a complimentary Apple Macbook Air as a welcome gift. The downside here is that you get an older model of Macbook Air- MMGG2HN/A, (2016 variant). It would’ve been better if we could get the latest MacBook Air as welcome benefit.

FAQs:

The renewal fee of the ICICI Bank Diamant Credit Card is Rs. 10,000.

For the ICICI Bank Diamant Credit Card, there is no maximum cap on the price of complimentary movie tickets.

Yes, you can redeem your earned Payback points against cash by calling the ICICI Bank customer care.

With this card, you earn 3 Payback Points on every domestic spend of Rs. 100.

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