Free airport lounge access is a luxury much sought by frequent travellers. These lounges provide a respite from the crowds and noise of the airport. You can find comfortable seating, charging ports for your devices, and even complimentary snacks. But the entry to these lounges is not free. This is why a number of travel credit cards in India offer complimentary lounge access as an added benefit. Here, we will talk about the best airport lounge access credit cards in India.
A number of premium and super-premium credit cards are available in the market that not only offers complimentary airport lounge access but also provide several other travel-related benefits. SBI Card, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank are among the top banks that offer some of the best credit cards for free airport lounge access in India and abroad.
Best Credit Cards for Free Airport Lounge Access- Snapshot
|Credit Card||Annual Fee||Lounge Access||Interested?|
|American Express Platinum Travel Credit Card||Rs. 5,000||4 complimentary domestic lounge visits in a year*||Apply Now|
|YES FIRST Preferred Credit Card||Rs. 2,500||4 international lounge visits and 12 domestic lounge visits in a year*||Apply Now|
|SBI Card ELITE||Rs. 5,000||6 international lounge visits and 8 domestic lounge visits in a year*||Apply Now|
|ICICI Sapphiro Credit Card||Rs. 3,500||2 international lounge visits per year and 4 domestic lounge visits per quarter*||Apply Now|
|HDFC Regalia Credit Card||Rs. 2,500||6 international lounge visits and 12 domestic lounge visits per year*||Apply Now|
|Axis Bank Vistara Signature Credit Card||Rs. 3,000||Access to participating domestic airport lounges||Apply Now|
|Citi PremierMiles Credit Card||Rs. 3,000||6 visits in a quarter under the Mastercard variant and 8 per quarter under the Visa variant||Apply Now|
|Club Vistara SBI Card PRIME||Rs. 2,999||4 International Lounge Visits and 8 domestic lounge visits in a year*||Apply Now|
|HDFC Bank Diners Club Premium Credit Card||Rs. 2,500||Up to 6 free visits in a year||Apply Now|
|InterMiles ICICI Bank Rubyx Credit Card||Rs. 2,500||3 visits per quarter under American Express variant and 2 visits per quarter under the Visa variant||Apply Now|
*Terms and Conditions Apply
Please note that the above list includes cards that have moderate annual fees. There are some cards that also offer unlimited airport lounge access but they are from the super-premium category.