By Bharti Bisht
Updated On September 12, 2022

The ICICI Bank is among the country’s top 5 credit card issuers and is well known for its great products and services. Keeping all the segments of individuals in mind, the bank offers a number of credit cards in different categories, including shopping, lifestyle, travel, and many more. Credit Cards that provide complimentary airport lounge access have become the most desired credit cards these days. ICICI bank, being a major card issuer, also has several credit cards with lounge access in its portfolio.

icici credit card airport lounge access list

Some top travel credit cards by ICICI Bank are issued in two or more card networks, including Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. The features of all the variants are almost the same, but the airport lounges that can be accessed using different variants may vary. In this article, we will help you understand what some best ICICI Bank Credit Cards for airport lounge access are and which lounges are accessible using them. Keep reading for further information:

Best ICICI Bank Lounge Access Credit Cards

Out of a wide range of credit cards issued by the ICICI Bank, there are some premium as well as basic credit cards that offer exciting travel privileges, including airport lounge access. The best ICICI Bank Credit Cards with lounge access are listed below in the table along with their lounge benefits:

Credit Card Airport Lounge Benefits
ICICI Bank Diamant Credit Card

ICICI Bank Emeralde Credit Card

Emirates Skywards ICICI Emeralde Credit Card
Unlimited complimentary domestic and international lounge access.
ICICI Sapphiro Credit Card

ICICI Rubyx Credit Card

Intermiles ICICI Bank Rubyx Credit Card
Up to 4 complimentary domestic and 2 international lounge access every quarter.

2 complimentary domestic lounge access every quarter.
Emirates Skywards ICICI Sapphiro Credit Card

Intermiles ICICI Bank Sapphiro Credit Card
2 complimentary domestic and 2 international lounge access every quarter.
Emirates Skywards ICICI Rubyx Credit Card 1 complimentary domestic lounge access every quarter.
MakeMyTrip ICICI Signature Credit Card 2 complimentary domestic and 1 international lounge access every quarter.
MakeMyTrip ICICI Platinum Credit Card 1 complimentary domestic lounge access every quarter.
ICICI Bank Mine Credit Card 1 complimentary domestic lounge access every month.

Premium Travel Credit Cards by ICICI Bank

Some of the best travel credit cards issued by the ICICI Bank in the premium category are given below along with the travel benefits and lounge access provided by these cards:

ICICI Bank Diamant Credit Card

The Diamant Credit Card offered by the ICICI Bank is the most premium offering of the bank. With a high joining fee of Rs. 1,25,000, it offers exclusive rewards and benefits across different categories, including travel, lifestyle, shopping, and many more. With travel benefits, such as complimentary TajEpicure membership and Innercircle membership, it offers free lounge access as follows:

– Unlimited complimentary domestic lounge access.
– Free complimentary international lounge access.

ICICI Bank Emeralde Credit Card

The ICICI Bank Emeralde Credit Card is a super-premium card that comes with an annual fee of Rs. 12,000 or a monthly membership fee of Rs. 1,000. This card offers a very good reward rate and various other exclusive benefits across different categories, including travel, lifestyle, dining, entertainment, and many more. Talking about the lounge access offered with this card, it offers complimentary domestic as well as international lounge visits as mentioned below:

– Unlimited complimentary domestic lounge access with all three variants (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express).
– Unlimited complimentary international lounge access (under Dreamfolks membership).

ICICI Bank Sapphiro Credit Card

The Sapphiro Credit Card is also offered in three variants and is one of the most popular offerings by ICICI Bank. It comes with a joining fee of Rs. 6,500 and a renewal fee of Rs. 3,500. From welcome benefits to reward rates to travel privileges, this card offers everything that one can expect from a premium credit card. The complimentary lounge access offered by this card is mentioned below:

– 4 complimentary domestic lounge access every quarter (with all three variants).
– 2 complimentary international lounge access every year.

ICICI Bank Rubyx Credit Card

The ICICI Bank Rubyx Credit Card is another popular card issued by the bank that can also be listed among the decent travel credit cards in the country.  It comes with a joining fee of Rs. 3,000 and a renewal fee of Rs. 2,000 which is not really that high if we look at its benefits. With a reward rate of up to 4 Reward Points on every spend of Rs. 100, it offers several other privileges across different categories, including travel, entertainment, and many more. The lounge benefits provided with this card are as follows:

– 2 complimentary domestic lounge access every quarter with the Visa variant.
– 1 complimentary domestic lounge access with each AmEx and MasterCard variant.

Emirates Skywards ICICI Bank Credit Cards

Other than the general travel credit cards, the ICICI Bank also offers several co-branded credit cards. The Emirates co-branded credit cards have recently been added to the ICICI Bank’s portfolio. The bank offers three credit cards in partnership with Emirates airlines, which are: Emirates Skywards ICICI Bank Emeralde, Emirates ICICI Bank Sapphiro, and Emirates ICICI Bank Rubyx Credit Card. All three cards are issued on the Visa network and offer great travel benefits, including complimentary airport lounge access.

Intermiles ICICI Bank Sapphiro and Rubyx Credit Cards

Just like the Emirates co-branded credit cards, the ICICI Bank also offers three co-branded credit cards in partnership with intermiles.com. Out of which, two premium cards are: Intermiles ICICI Bank Sapphiro, and Intermiles ICICI Bank Rubyx Credit Card. Both the cards are targeted at frequent flyers and provide them with exclusive travel privileges, including discounts on travel bookings, and free airport lounge access. These cards are issued in two variants including Visa and American Express.

MakeMyTrip ICICI Bank Signature Credit Card

The MakeMyTrip ICICI Bank Signature Credit Card is one of the two co-branded cards offered by the bank in partnership with makemytrip.com. It comes with an annual fee of Rs. 2,500 and provides its customers with great travel benefits, including discounts on travel-related bookings, an accelerated reward rate, and complimentary lounge access as follows:

– 2 complimentary domestic lounge access every quarter.
– 1 complimentary international lounge access every quarter.

Visa & MasterCard Airport Lounge Access List For Premium Cards

The ICICI Bank offers several premium and some basic credit cards in the travel category. The list of airport lounges for premium credit cards is a bit longer than that for the basic travel credit cards issued by the ICICI Bank. For the Visa & MasterCard variants of the premium cards, including ICICI Bank Sapphiro, ICICI Bank Rubyx, Intermiles ICICI Bank sapphire, Intermiles ICICI Bank Rubyx, Emirates Skywards ICICI bank Credit Cards, Ferrari Signature, Makemytrip Signature, and  Manchester United Signature Credit Card, the list of lounges for complimentary visits is given below:

City Lounge  Terminal
Ahmedabad Plaza Premium Domestic
Bangalore TFS

TFS
Domestic

International
Bhubaneshwar Bird Domestic
Chandigarh Cram Bar Domestic
Chennai TFS

TFS
Domestic T1

International T4
Goa TFS Domestic
Hyderabad Plaza Premium Lounge

Plaza Premium Lounge
Domestic

International
Mumbai Travel Club Lounge (MALS)

Loyalty Lounge (Clipper) 
Domestic T2

International T2
New Delhi Plaza Premium Lounge

Plaza Premium Lounge A
Domestic T3

International T3
Lucknow ILE Bar Domestic (T2)
Kolkata TFS Domestic and international
Pune Earth Lounge Domestic

For the complete list of lounges for Visa and Mastercard variants of premium ICICI Credit Cards, refer to Table 2 on this page.

Basic Travel Credit Cards by ICICI Bank

Apart from the premium cards mentioned above, the ICICI Bank also offers decent travel benefits with some of its basic credit cards, which are given below:

ICICI Bank Coral Credit Card

The ICICI Bank Coral Credit Card is an entry-level but popular credit card as it comes with a very affordable annual fee and allows the cardholders to avail of several great benefits across several categories. Being a basic card, it offers a decent reward rate and free lounge access to selected domestic airport lounges as mentioned below:

– 1 free domestic lounge access every quarter on spending a minimum of Rs. 5,000 in the previous quarter.

MakeMyTrip ICICI Bank Platinum Credit Card

The MakeMyTrip co-branded credit cards issued by the ICICI Bank are also among the best travel credit cards in the country, especially for those who make most of their travel bookings via the MakeMyTrip app. The MakeMyTrip Platinum Card is the tones down version of the MakeMyTrip Signature Card that is mentioned above. It comes with an annual fee of Rs. 500, which is quite affordable for everyone. The lounge benefits of this card are as follows:

– 1 complimentary domestic lounge access every quarter.

ICICI Bank Mine Credit Card

The Mine Credit Card issued by the ICICI Bank is a customizable credit card. It comes with three plans and the cardholders can choose any one of their choice. The premium plan (with a monthly membership fee of Rs. 149) offers complimentary airport lounge access to selected domestic airport lounges in the country. However, no free lounge access is offered with the other two plans. With the premium plan, you get:

– 1 complimentary airport lounge access each month.

Visa & MasterCard Airport Lounge Access List For Basic Cards

For other basic credit cards issued by the ICICI Bank on the Visa and MasterCard networks, the number of airport lounges for free visits is quite lower than that for the premium cards. For the ICICI Bank Coral, Intermiles ICICI bank Coral, ICICI Expressions, ICICI Bank Mine, MakeMyTrip Platinum, Ferrari Platinum, and Manchester United Platinum Credit Card, the list of airport lounges for complimentary visits is given below:

City Lounge  Terminal
Ahmedabad Plaza Premium Domestic
Bangalore TFS Domestic
Chennai TFS Domestic T1
Goa TFS Domestic
Hyderabad Plaza Premium Lounge Domestic
Mumbai Travel Club Lounge (MALS)

Loyalty Lounge (Clipper) 
Domestic T2

International T2
New Delhi Plaza Premium Lounge

Plaza Premium Lounge A
Domestic T3

International T3
Kolkata TFS Domestic
Pune Earth Lounge Domestic

For the complete list of lounges for Visa and Mastercard variants of basic ICICI Credit Cards, refer to Table 3 on this page.

ICICI Bank AmEx Credit Cards Airport Lounges List

Some ICICI bank Credit Cards are also issued on the American Express network, which has its own airport lounges list for its customers. If you are having an ICICI Bank AmEx Credit Card with complimentary lounge access, you can visit the following airport lounges using it:

City Lounge  Terminal
Ahmedabad Plaza Premium Domestic
Bangalore TFS

TFS
Domestic T1

International
Chennai TFS

TFS
Domestic T1

Old International
Goa TFS Domestic
Hyderabad Plaza Premium Lounge

Plaza Premium Lounge
Domestic

International
Mumbai Good Times Domestic T1B
New Delhi Plaza Premium Lounge

Plaza Premium Lounge A
Domestic T3

International T3
Kolkata TFS Domestic
Pune Earth Lounge Domestic

For the complete list of lounges for ICICI AmEx Credit Cards, refer to Table 4 on this page.

Bottom Line

ICICI Bank has lots of great travel credit cards in its portfolio. From super-premium to entry-level credit cards, one can always find a card with complimentary airport lounge access which allows them to avoid the noisy environment of the airport with minimal charges. Generally, you need to pay a fee in order to avail of the airport lounge facility, but with these ICICI Bank Credit Cards offering free lounge access, you can avoid those high charges. This is why having a credit card with lounge access is highly advisable for everyone who travels often via flight.

FAQs:

The ICICI Bank has several travel credit cards in its portfolio, of which, some of the best cards for lounge access are listed below:
– ICICI Bank Sapphiro Credit Card
– ICICI Bank Emeralde Credit Card
– ICICI Rubyx Credit Card
– Emirates co-branded ICICI bank cards
– Intermiles co-branded ICICI Bank cards.

The process to avail of complimentary lounge access is simple. Just visit the airport, present your card to the receptionist and inform them that you have a complimentary lounge facility on your credit card. Present your card to them and complete all other required formalities as instructed by them.

No, the Amazon Pay Credit Card doesn’t offer complimentary lounge access as it is a shopping-based credit card.

To know whether your card provides complimentary lounge access or not, you can check the bank’s official page for your card’s features or you can call the ICICI Bank customer care to ask the same.

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