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HDFC Regalia First Credit Card lounge access discontinued

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HDFC Regalia First Credit Card lounge access discontinued:

https://www.hdfcbank.com/personal/pay/cards/cre...

Effective December 1st, 2023, Complimentary lounge access at lounges within and outside India can no longer be availed on Regalia First Card.

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We have an important update regarding the airport lounge access feature on your HDFC Bank Regalia Credit Card. Effective 1st December 2023, your lounge feature will be linked to your Card transactions.

Here's how it works:

  1. Spend Rs.1 Lac or more every calendar quarter using your Card
  2. Opt for 2 complimentary airport lounge access vouchers as Quarterly Milestone Benefit. Click here for details
  3. Use your voucher at the airport lounge directly, instead of swiping your Card

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Deal Cadet Deal Cadet
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Another day.....Another card devaluation 🥲

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slowly all banks will follow this..
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HDFC is pushing their HDFC Bank Regalia Credit Card user to go for Regalia Gold Credit Card, which is paid.

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My friend got Regalia gold as LTF

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Hdfc Regalia airport lounge benefits are gone unless you spend 1 Lakh in a quarter.

Hope other banks don't follow suit.

1st December 2023, we're revising the airport lounge access

feature associated with your Regalia Credit Card.

Here's how you can avail it now:

1. Spend Rs. 1 Lac or more in a calendar quarter (Jan-Mar | Apr-Jun | Jul-Sept | Oct-Dec)

2. Choose up to 2 complimentary lounge access vouchers as your

Quarterly Milestone Benefit via SmartBuy

3. Use your voucher at the airport lounge instead of swiping your Card

To claim your complimentary vouchers, go to SmartBuy > Lounge Benefits

> Lounge access voucher


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What about international lounge using PP?????

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No changes which is obvious because most ppl use such cards for domestic lounge access.
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first they made it difficult to redeem membership points now making it difficult to avail lounge access, what next? make it difficult to get even credit
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what has changed in rewards redemption?
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Airport Perks Changes for various HDFC Credit Cards

This is absolute drain down news for the Card Holders Biggest Devaluation  for lounge access.

And it is affected to other HDFC Cards as well 

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HDFC Regalia

  1. To Access Domestic Lounges you need to spend Rs 1 lac in a quarter.
  2. No condition is applicable for International Lounge access 

HDFC Millennia

  1. To Access Domestic Lounges you need to spend Rs 1 lac in a quarter.
  2. The number of domestic lounge visits on HDFC Millennia reduced to 1 from 2 per quarter

Now The Biggest of all among these 

HDFC Regalia First

  1. Effective December 1st, 2023, Complimentary lounge access at lounges within and outside India can no longer be availed on Regalia First Card

HDFC Regalia Gold

  1. No changes were made.

Also one has to claim Airport Lounge vouchers on completing milestones through this process

How to use lounge access vouchers:

  • Spend Rs 1 lakh or more in a calendar quarter
  • Visit Regalia SmartBuy page >> Lounge Benefits >> Lounge access voucher
  • Click on “generate voucher” to receive your voucher via SMS/E-mail.
  • Click on the link on the SMS/E-mail to open E-voucher in PDF format
  • This E-voucher contains a QR code which has to be scanned at the lounge terminal.

Reference Links -

Official HDFC Regalia First

News Link Source1

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What about debit cards?
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Easyshop platinum

Spend 5000 in quarter

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Important update on Lounge Access via HDFC Credit Cards-

No Lounge Access on Regalia First from December 1st, 2023
To Access Lounges via HDFC Millennia/Regalia you need to spend Rs 1 lac in a quarter.

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Dear Customer,

We offer our customers attractive products and services. However, these offerings call for a minimum commitment of ₹25 lakh in the form of Deposits and Investments Value (DIV)* at any point of time.

The exclusive Wealth Management offering comes with the following services and banking privileges:

• Exclusive Priority Service: Exclusive Wealth Management Branches and Lounges, a dedicated Customer Care Helpline and Priority Completion Centres to service your requests quickly and efficiently

• Wealth Management Expertise: A dedicated Relationship Manager along with a team of experts to assist you in your Banking and Investment needs

• Special Privileges: A host of privileges spanning from Personal Banking and Business Banking privileges to lifestyle exclusives.

Your Accounts & Investments held with us are below this threshold amount. Please maintain the minimum required balance by Nov 30, 2023, else we shall have to convert your Account to the respective status code/


Another blow from ICICI

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Same email received today, do let me know what your rm says about this, mine is clueless doesn't know a thing.

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So this is not just for regalia first i got msg for regalia

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Regalia is useless for domestic lounge access now. Any other recommendations

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after this which bank card variants are having no condition attached lounge access?

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For the first time ever I took lounge access last week at Delhi airport and now it'll be discontinued on the only card I have with lounge access. pensive

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So, you are the reason why HDFC bank discontinued lounge access on HDFC Regalia First Credit Card. 😜😬
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I had Airtel Axis shown in my Airtel Thanks app but on clicking the same it is giving 'unable to proceed, please check after some months' error, though there is a banner in my app since quite sometime now and I keep getting messages as well. Whom should I contact for the same?

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Does this also applies to regalia business card???

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I have regelia gold .. saved.

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I already stopped used this card and moved to AU LIT

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When does free international lounge access stop working for regalia LTF card. April 2024 ? After the first' quarter.

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waiting for My regalia LTF card upgrade since eternity

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