Amazon, a leading online shopping platform, presents customers with exciting deals and sales each year. This year, you can save a lot with your SBI credit cards on the Great Indian Festival Sale. Now, as the festive season is near, the Amazon Great Indian Festival is about to start on 8th October 2023. For Prime members, the sale will begin at midnight on October 7th 2023. Many of you might be waiting for the sale to make some large purchases. But in order to maximize your benefits during the sale, you should also be aware of which credit cards are going to give you the best deal.
Many card issuers launch discount offers along with the Amazon sale to accelerate their credit card usage. Moreover, some credit cards offer a higher reward rate on Amazon, and this is what you need to find out to save more and more. To help you out with the same, we are here with this article containing all the necessary information about credit card offers available during the Amazon Great Indian Festival, the best credit cards for Amazon sales, etc. Keep reading for further details:
Amazon Sale Offer On SBI Credit Cards
SBI Card is a leading credit card issuer in the Indian market and it never lags behind in providing its customers with the best experiences. If you have a credit card from SBI, the Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale is going to be even more beneficial for you. During the sale, SBI debit and credit cardholders can get a 10% instant discount on Amazon purchases (up to Rs. 1,500). Moreover, if it is your first purchase on Amazon using an SBI Credit Card, you will be eligible for an additional cashback of 10% (up to Rs. 250). This is how you can save more than 20% on your purchases using a debit/credit card from SBI.
The following table will help you understand how much you can save on your Amazon purchases using a debit/credit card from SBI:
|Categories||Minimum Spend Required||Maximum Discount on Non-EMI spends||Maximum Discount on EMI spends||Maximum Discount applicable per card (including additional Rs. 250 discount, excluding bonus offers)||Maximum Discount applicable per card (including the bonus offers)|
|Groceries||Rs. 2,500||Rs. 300||Rs. 300||Rs. 1,750||Rs. 11,750|
|Mobile Purchases||Rs. 5,000||Rs. 1,250||Rs. 1,500||Rs. 1,750||Rs. 11,750|
|Other Categories||Rs. 5,000||Rs. 1,500||Rs. 1,750||Rs. 1,750||Rs. 11,750|
The maximum discount per credit card is capped at Rs. 1,750, including the 10% discount and any additional discounts worth Rs. 250). Apart from the discount of up to Rs. 1,750 that is mentioned above, the SBI cardholders can get an additional bonus discount on large purchases. There are four bonus offers under this category, classified on the basis of different spend amounts and categories. Following are the additional details regarding these bonus discount offers:
– Bonus Offer 1: Get an additional discount of Rs. 500 on transactions worth Rs. 25,000 or more. This offer is applicable only once per SBI Credit Cards and Credit Card EMI card during the entire offer period.
– Bonus Offer 2: Get an additional discount of Rs. 1,500 on transactions worth Rs. 50,000 or more. This offer is applicable only once per SBI Credit Cards and Credit Card EMI during the entire offer period.
– Bonus Offer 3: Get an additional discount of Rs. 1,000 on transactions worth Rs. 75,000 or more. This offer is applicable only once per SBI Credit Cards and Credit Card EMI during the entire offer period.
– Bonus Offer 4: Get an additional discount of Rs. 5,000 on transactions worth Rs. 1,00,000 or more. This offer is applicable only once per SBI Credit Cards and Credit Card EMI during the entire offer period.
This is how SBI Credit Cards may be of great benefit to you during the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale 2022. Let us now have a look at some other credit cards.
Axis Bank Credit Cards
Axis Bank offers a wide range of credit cards in the basic as well as super-premium category. Though all the cards have different fee structures and features, all these Axis Bank Credit Cards are great for Amazon purchases. The Axis Bank Grab Deals portal offers a 2% cashback on Amazon purchases via Axis Bank Credit Cards. So if an Axis Bank Credit Card is offering a 3% reward rate on Amazon, you will save 2% additionally if you make your purchase through the Grab Deals portal. But, you need to keep in mind that in order to avail of this additional cashback, you need to keep the following points in mind:-
– Make sure that you add items to your Amazon cart after getting redirected from the Axis Bank Grab Deals portal, not before.
– One mobile phone purchase is valid for this offer per month.
– Maximum cashback is Rs. 1000 per account per month.
– Ensure you pay for your Amazon purchases using your Axis Bank Credit Card.
Some Best Credit Cards To Earn Maximum Benefit On Amazon
Along with the discounts and deals that are offered during the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale, the following basic credit cards will help you save even more on your purchases:
Amazon Pay ICICI Bank Credit Card
The first card in this list is this co-branded credit card offered by ICICI Bank in partnership with Amazon. The Amazon Pay ICICI Bank Card is a lifetime free credit card, which is a great advantage of this card in itself. Apart from all the discounts and deals offered under various sales on Amazon, ICICI Amazon cardholders can earn additional cashback of up to 5% on all their purchases on Amazon. The following are some great shopping benefits of the Amazon Pay ICICI Credit Card:
– 5% cashback on Amazon for Prime members.
– 3% cashback on Amazon for non-prime members.
– 1% cashback on all other purchases.
HDFC Bank Millennia Credit Card
The HDFC Millennia Credit Card is a popular cashback card issued by HDFC Bank with an annual fee of Rs. 1,000. Although it is not an Amazon co-branded card, it offers a really good reward rate of 5% on Amazon spends along with a few more partnered brands. So, during the Amazon sale, you can other than this, cardholders can get additional benefits under short-term offers that HDFC Bank launches from time to time. The reward rates of this card are given below:
– 5% cashback on partnered brands, including Amazon Cult.fit, Flipkart, BookMyShow, Myntra, Swiggy, etc.
– 1% cashback on all other retail spends.
SimplyClick SBI Credit Card
The SimplyClick Credit Card issued by SBI Card is a basic but popular card in the basic category. It is considered a great card for online spends as it offers accelerated reward points on online shopping at Amazon. The card has an annual fee of Rs. 500, which is quite affordable for most individuals. With such a low annual fee, the SBI SimplyClick Card offers exciting benefits as mentioned below:
– 10x Reward Points on partnered brands, including Amazon and BookMyShow.
– 1 Reward Points on every other retail spend of Rs. 100.
– Amazon voucher worth Rs. 500 as a welcome benefit.
These were some of the best credit cards that will get you the maximum benefit during the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale. The sale is going to be live very soon, i.e., on October 7th for Prime members and October 8th for everyone, and before that, it is advisable for you to find out which of your cards is going to be the best for you. If you have an Axis Bank Credit Card, make sure that you don’t add items to your cart on Amazon, but you should add them only after getting redirected from the Axis Bank Grab Deals portal so that you don’t miss out on the additional 2% cashback. The SBI Credit Cardholders have an opportunity to get the maximum benefits as there are not just one or two but several discount offers applicable to SBI Cards during the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale.
Moreover, if you have a credit from SBI that you have never used for purchases on Amazon, you have an excellent opportunity to get double benefits during the sale. So, just check all the deals and offers carefully and try to grab the maximum discount during the sale. If you have any further doubts regarding which credit cards you should use on Amazon during the sale, you can freely ask us in the comment section below!