Heightening the competition in the credit card segment of financial industry, Union Bank of India announced its partnership with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to launch the Union Bank RuPay Wellness Contactless Credit Card on the JCB International network, supporting vast global acceptance.
According to the officials, this Card focuses on customers’ lifestyle, fitness, rejuvenation, health, and personal care. With the Union Bank RuPay Wellness Credit Card, Consumers would be able to avail 15-30 days of complimentary Gym membership at selected Gyms across India.
The existing members of these gyms will get a discount of 40-50% while renewing their membership using this Card. It will also provide concessional access to over 20 premium Golf courses in top cities in India with one complimentary Golf game or lesson every year.
The Union Bank RuPay Wellness credit cardholders are also entitled to one complimentary premium health check-up package in a year. Even after utilising the complimentary package, they can go for health check-ups at discounted rates. The cardholders will also be able to pamper themselves with monthly holistic spa sessions at over 100 outlets with one complimentary wellness treatment every year along with discounted sessions throughout the year.
Additionally, customers can avail of complimentary access to over 30 domestic Airport Lounges twice per quarter across India, using the Union Bank RuPay Wellness Credit Card.
Speaking at the launch, Union Bank of India MD &CEO Rajkiran Rai G said the bank is delighted to partner with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to launch ‘Union Bank RuPay Wellness contactless Credit Card’.
“We at Union Bank of India constantly strive to offer innovative propositions that address the growing and changing needs of customers. We believe that this unique Wellness Card will empower Customers to save more while enjoying exclusive privileges around their wellbeing,” said Rajkiran Rai G.
JCB International Co., Ltd. President and COO Yoshiki Kaneko said JCB is proud to begin its RuPay JCB Global Credit Card issuing journey in India with a prestigious partner like Union Bank of India, one of India’s largest banks with a rich banking history and heritage.
“I am sure this new and unique Credit Card offering will be well appreciated by its Card members for its many features domestically and internationally too, such as the in-city exclusive Lounge access in key destination countries and a large variety of international merchant offers through JCB’s vast global acceptance network. We look forward to continuing to work closely with our esteemed partner, NPCI to bring the best-in-class payment technology to our Indian issuers as they create path-breaking products for their customers,” said Yoshiki Kaneko.
NPCI COO Praveena Rai said it is a prestige to launch Union Bank RuPay Wellness Credit Card with Union Bank of India, one of the largest banks in the country.
“This dedicated Card is specially designed to address the lifestyle needs of the Customers. We believe that this Card would provide an enriching experience to the users – given the range of wellness packages offered to them. We hope that Union Bank RuPay Wellness Credit Card will encourage furthermore Customers to follow the path of better wellbeing,” said Praveena Rai.