As Holi is just around the corner, bazaars are bustling with both customary items like such as pichkaris, gulal and gujias, and other discounts and offers specially rolled out for the occasion. Several banks are offering special discounts across categories, ranging from shopping to travel. The best thing is that all these offers will continue throughout the month of March. To make things easier for you, we have prepared a consolidated list of the exciting offerings.
There is good news for those who are packing their bags to go back home this Holi! Kotak Mahindra bank is offering 15% cashback while booking a domestic round-trip flight for one passenger on MakeMyTrip. If you own a HSBC credit or debit card, you can avail a cashback of Rs. 250 on the same booking. While booking a bus ticket on MakeMyTrip, you can avail a 6% cashback on your HDFC debit card and 4% cashback from IndusInd credit or debit card.
If you are planning your journey via train you can avail a 1% cashback in the form of cashback points while booking your tickets on IRCTC through your HDFC debit card.
All ICICI credit and debit card holders will get 10% off on bus tickets while booking through BusPapa.com. You can also avail Rs. 300 off on one way/return domestic flight ticket bookings on Musafir.com.
You can get 10% off on base fares if you book your flights using your SBI credit card and Rs. 600 off on domestic round trip using your IndusInd credit or debit card on GoIndigo. IndusInd credit or debit card holders can get Rs. 500 off on one way domestic flight booking on Flywidus.com.
Not just those you are traveling outside the city, there are reasons for you to be excited if you are traveling within the city. You can get a free ride upto Rs. 75 if you book your Meru cab online via your ICICI credit or debit card.
The Excitement for the Holi shopping season is soaring and this excitement doubles when you see festive offers and discounts on the things you wish to buy. Furthermore, your wardrobe becomes demanding during festivals and banks understand this demand! HDFC bank is offering 5% cashback on minimum spend of Rs. 4000 with your HDFC debit card on Snapdeal. If you hold a Citibank credit card you can avail a 15% off on a minimum purchase of Rs. 2500, while shopping online. IndusInd credit and debit card holders can enjoy a 30% off on minimum purchase of Rs. 1599 on Jabong and Rs. 500 off on a min. purchase of Rs. 1299 on American Swan.
Your look isn’t complete without a pair of eyewear! All Citibank credit and debit card holders can enjoy a 10% off on branded frames, contact lenses & sunglasses at GKB Opticals (Delhi NCR and Mumbai).
If you are parents of young ones, it is time for you to buy toys and baby gear using your ICICI credit or debit card and get a 10% off at FirstCry. You can use your Kotak Mahindra debit card and get a 15% off at the same store.
Big ticket electronic products are on your list; this is the right time to swipe your ICICI debit card at Croma for 10% off on all products. SBI is also offering a 5% cashback for all its credit card holders at any Sony showroom (Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune), on a minimum transaction of Rs. 25000.
Festive season is the time to pamper your parents, relatives and friends with unique gifts. Books remain the best gifts for all age groups. If you ordering books from Crossword, use your HDFC credit card for 5X reward points. Kotak Mahindra debit card holders can enjoy an additional 10% off on books; music; movies and toys at Landmark.
You can send flowers to your loved ones and get 15% off on min. spend of Rs. 700 at FernsNPetals on your Indusind credit card.
The Bombay Store has some real unique gifting options and you can 10% off on all categories of products by simply using your ICICI credit and debit card.
Why not pamper your loved ones with natural-organic products from Natural Mantra. Use your ICICI credit or debit card to get Rs. 250 off on minimum purchase of Rs. 1000.
Another eccentric gift item can be engravings of photo, graphic and/or text is etched on to a wooden plaque. Make your purchase on Engrave and get 20% off on canvas print using your ICICI credit or debit card.
Holiday for yourself!
If this is your “my time” after a while, we recommend you a holiday close to the nature! Youreka, India’s first adventure-based learning organization promises to provide true adventure, unforgettable experiences, and memories of a lifetime. And guess what, you can also get a 20% off on any program you select if you possess a Kotak Mahindra debit card.
Now that you know the offers on your cards, you must go out and splurge this holiday season. And don’t forget to download Cardback if you wish to know all offers running specifically on your cards. Remember, we never take your card number or any other sensitive information!
 Not valid on OSRTC; UPSTRC; Luxaria Travels; BSRTC; Punjab Roadways and other state road transport corporation buses; max. cashback Rs. 75
 Maximum cashback: Rs. 100 per month
 Min. purchase Rs. 500; max. discount Rs. 80
 Min. booking of Rs. 12666
 The cashback will be in the form of cashback points; maximum cashback: Rs. 500 per month
 Except for jewelry; gold; gift vouchers; Casio watches
 Min. purchase of Rs. 1500; max. off Rs. 1500
 Valid only online
 Valid only online