Deal: HDFC Bank offering enhanced rate for voucher redemption on Infinia/Diners Club Black till October 3, 2021

While the best use of HDFC Bank points earned on Diners Club Black and Infinia continues to be on travel @ INR 1 per point value, unless you transfer it to Vistara or Singapore Airlines, many are not in travel mode right now. They hence may find their points being valuable elsewhere.

One of the other uses HDFC Bank provides for these points is to redeem them at INR 0.5 per point for vouchers of your choice. However, as you can think, the value gained is vastly less than the travel option. There is a better option being provided on a promotional basis to Infinia and Diners Club Black Cardmembers only.

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For once, you are going to be able to redeem your reward points on the SmartBuy Rewards Catalogue for vouchers/products at INR 0.7 value per point reward point, as long as you are redeeming Infinia and Diners Club Black Credit Card. The offer is valid only from October 1 to October 3, 2021.

When you log into your Infinia or Diners Club Black Rewards portal via SmartBuy, you should be able to see the new value reflected for voucher redemptions.

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Even better value is coming up, at least for Infinia Cardmembers in the coming weeks (INR 1 on Apple and Tanishq vouchers), so if you think you want to wait, look here.


HDFC Bank offers a redemption value of INR 0.70 per point on the SmartBuy Vouchers and Premium Rewards for Infinia and Diners Club Black Cardmembers until October 3, 2021. This is a 40% value gain for those interested in redeeming their points for vouchers instead of travel.

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(H/T: Karthik N)

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