Standard Chartered EaseMyTrip and ICICI MakeMyTrip Platinum Credit Card, are two co-branded travel credit cards with popular travel booking platforms, EaseMyTrip and MakeMyTrip respectively. Both of these are the most prominent platforms for travel bookings that most travelers rely upon for hotel, flight, or cab bookings.
The fact that both these brands are competitors in their league, makes these co-branded cards compete against each other on various grounds for offering better travel benefits such as discounts on bookings, lounge access, and co-branded benefits with their specific brands. If you are a frequent traveler, you must get yourself at least one of these cards, that offers benefits aligned to your spending and lifestyle preferences. To help you make an informed decision, here we have created a comparative review below. Read on to know more.
Key Highlights: Standard Chartered EaseMyTrip Credit Card & ICICI Bank MakeMyTrip Platinum Credit Card
|Particulars||Standard Chartered EaseMyTrip Credit Card||ICICI Bank MakeMyTrip Platinum Credit Card|
|Card Type||Entry Level||Entry Level|
|Joining Fee||Rs. 350||Rs. 500|
|Annual Fee||Rs. 350||Nil|
|Renewal Fee Waiver||On spending Rs. 50,000 in the preceding year||Nil|
|Reward Point Value||1 reward point= Rs. 0.25||1 MyCash= Rs. 1|
|Co-branded Benefit||EaseMyTrip Benefits:
|Airport Lounge Access||1 domestic lounge access per calendar quarter and 2 international lounge access per year||1 complimentary airport lounge access per quarter
(on spending Rs 5,000 in a calendar quarter on your card to avail of this facility in the next calendar quarter)
|Railway Lounge Access||–||Enjoy 1 complimentary railway lounge access in a quarter to participating lounges in India (for primary card holders)|