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IDFC First Bank has recently introduced two new co-branded credit cards in partnership with LIC. The LIC IDFC Classic and Select Credit Cards are designed to benefit LIC policyholders, as they can earn rewards on their insurance premiums. With the LIC IDFC Classic Credit Card, you can earn up to 6X Reward Points on your LIC spends. Besides, you can also earn 3X Reward Points on select categories such as railways, utilities, education, and government spends. This would help you to save more with every purchase. Furthermore, you can use these reward points to pay for your future transactions.

LIC IDFC Classic Credit Card
(4.3/5)

Joining Fee

Nil

Renewal Fee

Nil

Best Suited For

Shopping |

Reward Type

Reward Points |

Welcome Benefits

1,000 Reward Points on Spending Rs. 5,000 in the First 30 Days of Card Issuance

Movie & Dining

N/A

Rewards Rate

6X RPs for LIC Spends & 3X RPs for Utilities, Education, Railway and Government Spends

Reward Redemption

“Pay With Points” or Redeem With IDFC FIRST Rewards

Travel

2 Free Railway Lounge Access Each Quarter

Domestic Lounge Access

1 Each Quarter

International Lounge Access

N/A

Golf

N/A

Insurance Benefits

Comprehensive Insurance Cover is Provided

Spend-Based Waiver

N/A

Rewards Redemption Fee

Rs. 99

Rewards Redemption Fee

Rs. 99

Foreign Currency Markup

3.5%

Interest Rates

Monthly - 0.75% to 3.5% (Annually 9% to 42%)

Fuel Surcharge

1% Waiver on Fuel Up to Rs. 200

Cash Advance Charges

Rs. 199

  • 6X Reward Points on LIC spends.
  • 3X Reward Points on select categories like utilities, education, and government payments.
  • Free railway lounge access is provided.
  • One domestic lounge access each quarter (4 each year)

Pros

  • You get one free domestic lounge access with this card.

Cons

  • This card rewards higher points for spends made at LIC compared to other categories.

Features of LIC IDFC Classic Credit Card

Joining Benefits

  • 1,000 Rewards on spending Rs. 5,000 within 30 days of card issuance.
  • 6 months PharmEasy Plus Membership worth Rs. 399.
  • Free 1-year Lenskart Gold Membership worth Rs. 500.

Discounts & Offers

  • 5% cashback on the transaction value of the first EMI done within 30 days of card issuance. The maximum cashback that can be earned is capped at Rs. 1,000.
  • Flat Rs. 500 off on Domestic Flights booking on Yatra.
  • Rs. 500 off on purchases of ₹899 or above on MYGLAMM.

Free Airport Lounge Access

By spending Rs. 5,000 each month, you can get one complimentary domestic lounge access in the subsequent month. This lounge access is provided to both primary and add-on cardholders.

LIC IDFC Classic Credit Card Rewards

  • Earn 6X Reward Points on spends of Rs. 125 for LIC Insurance Premium payments. To get these accelerated rewards, you shall have to make the payment through the official LIC website.
  • 3X Reward Points on select categories like utilities, education, grocery, government, and railway spends.
  • 3X Reward Points on all other spends.
  • No Reward Points are awarded for rental, fuel, cash withdrawals, and EMI spends.
  • 1 Reward Point = Rs. 0.25.
  • These Reward Points are valid for a period of three years.

Review of LIC IDFC FIRST Bank Classic Credit Card

The LIC IDFC Classic Credit Card is one of two newly launched cards by IDFC Bank. This card provides accelerated reward points for spending on LIC premium payments. In addition, you can enjoy a range of travel benefits such as free domestic airport and railway lounge access. The card also offers multiple insurance benefits, such as purchase protection and a credit shield.

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FAQs:

Yes, the LIC IDFC Classic Credit is an LTF Credit Card. You won't have to pay any joining or annual charge for this card.

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