Best credit card to earn kris flyer miles in India


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Best credit card to earn kris flyer miles in India

KrisFlyer is a frequent flyer program by Singapore airlines. Singapore Airlines has tied up with various card issuers so that the Reward Points earned on partner card issuer’s credit cards can be converted into KrisFlyer Miles. KrisFlyer Miles can be redeemed on Singapore Airlines’ own services and partner airlines which include all Star Alliance members, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic, and a number of hotel chains and car-hire companies.

Singapore Airlines’ partner card issuers in India include HDFC Bank, Citi Bank, American Express and HSBC Bank. 

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In this article, we’ve covered those credit cards by these card issuers that offer some of the highest reward rates on conversion of Reward Points into KrisFlyer Miles.

1. HDFC Bank INFINIA Credit Card Metal Edition

Infinia Credit Card earns you 5 Reward Points for every Rs. 150 spent which can be converted into AirMiles via net banking on one of partner airlines’ loyalty programs. Since Singapore Airlines is one of HDFC’s partners, you can convert the Reward Points earned on your HDFC Infinia Credit Card into KrisFlyer Miles. 100 Reward Points = 100 KrisFlyer Miles (1:1 conversion ratio), making the effective reward rate of HDFC Infinia Credit Card 3.3% (if Reward Points are redeemed against Air Miles).

2. HDFC Bank Diners Club Black Credit Card

The Diners Club Black Credit Card by HDFC Bank is the second most premium offering by the bank after the Infinia Card. Unlike Infinia, although Diners Club Black Card is not invite-only, it does, however, come with quite strict eligibility criteria (minimum gross monthly income of Rs. 1.75 lakh) and a membership fee of Rs. 10,000 per annum.

The reward rate of both Infinia and Diners Club Black Credit Cards is the same (5 Reward Points per Rs. 100 spent). The Reward Points earned can be converted into KrisFlyers Miles via net banking. 100 RP = 100 KrisFlyer Miles (conversion ratio 1:1). Thus the effective reward rate of Diners Club Black Credit Card also becomes 3.33% (same as Infinia).