Watching a movie today means paying for an experience that will cost you quite a bit. If you’re a movie buff, here are some Credit Cards that can make that experience even better without burning a hole in your pocket.
Gone are those days when watching a movie at a theatre was a routine Sunday family affair. Watching a movie at a theatre today means paying not just for viewing the film but also the entire experience that comes with it. Now imagine paying four times that amount to buy tickets for the entire family! Won’t be cheap, will it? Lucky for you, here are six Credit Cards that will let you enjoy a good movie without thoughts of going broke interrupting you.
Let’s take a detailed look at them one by one:
SBI Card ELITE
This one’s for movie buffs who have a penchant for all things luxurious. You not only get 2 complimentary movie tickets worth Rs. 500 every month from BookMyShow but also enjoy 24×7 concierge services. On every Rs. 100 spent on dining, movies, department stores, and groceries, you earn 10 points. On retail spends, you earn 2 points on every Rs. 100 spent.
If you’re also a globetrotter, this card will come in handy as it gives you the lowest foreign mark-up of 1.99% on international transactions. As a joining perk, you get gift vouchers worth Rs. 5,000 from popular travel, lifestyle and apparel brands.
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Kotak PVR Gold Credit Card
A godsend for movie buffs, you get 2 free movie tickets at PVR every month on spending Rs. 15,000 and above in a monthly billing cycle. Isn’t that a steal? For those who can’t spend more than Rs. 10,000, there’s still reason to rejoice- you get 1 free movie ticket at PVR every month. Moreover, you can use the ticket to book any show any day across PVR cinemas.
The first year fee is as low as Rs. 499. Being a movie buff has never been more rewarding.
Kotak Essentia Platinum Credit Card
A premium card that movie lovers will love to own, when you spend Rs. 1, 25,000 every six months, you get 6 free PVR tickets or Rs. 1,200 reward points. Moreover, you earn 10% savings on departmental and grocery store spends. You can redeem your reward points against cash, airline tickets, air miles, movie tickets etc.
You have to pay only Rs. 1,499 as the first-year fee.
Kotak PVR Platinum Credit Card
Tailor-made for movie buffs, on this card, you get 1 free movie ticket on Rs. 750 spent at a PVR cinema and 2 free movie tickets every month on spends of and above Rs. 10,000 in a monthly billing cycle. Moreover, you can avail discounts of up to Rs. 400 per coupon code per ticket. Movie buffs, still waiting?
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Citi Cashback Card
If you’re a movie buff and a foodie, you’ll stand to benefit most from this card. Cardholders can earn 5% cashback on movie ticket purchases as well as telephone bill payment and utility bill payments (if made through Citibank Online Bill Pay Service). Foodies will dig the 15% off on dining spends across 2,000 partner restaurants.
All this at a nominal 1st year fee of Rs. 500 only! If retail therapy gets you going, you get savings and offers on shopping at 100+ stores.
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Kotak Delight Credit Card
If you’re the kind who likes to eat out every time after watching a movie, here’s your best plastic mate. With this card, you earn a 10% cashback on all your dining and movie spends. Moreover, if you spend a minimum of Rs. 1, 25,000 every six months, you win 4 free PVR tickets.
If you travel frequently by train, you can get a 1.8% railway surcharge waiver for transactions on the IRCTC website. Go on, say yes to plastic!
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So, there you have it. 6 reasons to stick your thumb out to those who think that watching a movie is a waste of money. Not a movie buff? Don’t worry, we have cards for you too on BankBazaar!