Yes Bank Select Credit Card

Yes Bank Select Credit Card

Fee

Joining Fee: Rs 399+GST
Annual Fee: Rs 399+GST

Type

Rewards

Return

0.25% to 1%

Rating

2.3/5

Payment Network

Visa, Mastercard

Benefits

Domestic Airport Lounge Access, Fuel Surcharge Waiver

Yes Bank Select credit card is the new re-branded offering that was previously known as Yes Prosperity Edge. Yes Bank Select credit card comes with a joining and annual fee of Rs 399+GST. The joining fee is waived on spends of Rs 10,000 in the first 30 days and the annual fee is waived on Rs 1 Lakh spend in a membership year. We get 8 reward points for every Rs 200 spent on online shopping and 4 reward points for every Rs 200 spent on offline shopping. The benefits include complimentary domestic airport lounge access, golf lessons and a fuel surcharge waiver.

Eligibility

  • Age: 21 to 60 years
  • Available for both salaried and self employed customers
  • Minimum Net Salary of Rs 50,000 per month or Income Tax Return of Rs 7.5 Lakh and above

Fees

Joining FeeRs 399+GST ~Rs 471
Welcome BenefitRs 500 Amazon GV on Rs 1000 spend in first 30 days
Joining Fee WaiverOn Rs 10,000 spends in first 30 days excluding rent & wallet transactions
Annual FeeRs 399+GST ~Rs 471
Renewal Fee WaiverOn Rs 1 Lakh spends in membership year excluding rent & wallet transactions
Yes Bank Select Credit Card Review: Fees

Spends threshold for annual and joining fee reversal exclude Rent and Wallet transactions.

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Rewards

Type of SpendReward PointsReturn
Online Spends (except select categories)8 RP/Rs 200
~ Max 5K RP in a statement cycle
1%
Offline Spends (except select categories)4 RP/Rs 2000.5%
Select Categories
Suburban and Local Transport, Utilities, Groceries, Supermarkets
Insurance, Education, Govt. Services, Tolls
Conv. Stores, Markets, Specialty Stores, Rent, Wallets
2 RP/Rs 2000.25%
Fuel and EMI spendsNo Rewards
Yes Bank Select Credit Card Review: Rewards

The reward rate on the Yes Bank Select credit card is quite low. We have LTF credit cards like Amazon Pay ICICI Bank that will give you better rewards.

Yes Bank Select Credit Card: 3X/5X Rewards Subscription Plan

Yes Bank Reserv Credit Card Rewards Subscription Plan

Yes Bank has launched a rewards subscription plan to get 3X/5X reward points on your spends with the Yes Bank Select credit card. For both the plans, additional reward points per statement cycle are capped at 75,000.

Subscription Plan 1: 3X Reward Points on all spends

The subscription fee for this plan is Rs 1000+GST for 1 year. Once activated, we earn 3X reward points on all our spends. The new reward rates will be as below:

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Online ShoppingOffline ShoppingSelect Categories
24 RP/Rs 200 ~3%12 RP/Rs 200 ~1.5%8 RP/Rs 200 ~0.75%
Yes Bank Select Credit Card: 3X Plan

Subscription Plan 2: 5X Reward Points on select spends

The subscription fee for this plan is Rs 2000+GST for 1 year. Once activated, we earn 5X reward points on spends in Dining, Travel, Fashion and Healthcare categories. With this, the new reward rate for these spends would be 5% for online and 2.5% for offline spends in these categories. If any spends fall under the select categories MCC, then we will get 1.25%.

Rewards Redemption

We have many options for reward redemption. The best value is against flight redemption and gift vouchers.

RedemptionValue
Flights and Hotels25 paise/RP
Gift Vouchers10 paise/RP
Air Miles (Club Vistara/InterMiles)10 RP = 1 Mile
Rewards CatalogVaries
Yes Bank Select Credit Card Review: Rewards Redemption

Complimentary Airport Lounge Access

  • Domestic Airport Lounge Access: 1 visit/quarter for primary and add-on card members. Check this list to see eligible airport lounges for the Yes Bank Select credit card. We need to spend Rs 35,000 and above in a calendar quarter to become eligible for complimentary airport lounge access in the next calendar quarter.
  • International Airport Lounge Access: Not Available

The access is valid only for primary cardmembers. Yes Bank follows a different calendar quarter for determining airport lounge access eligibility as below. For example, if you spend Rs 35,000 in the period from 21st March – 20th June, then you will get complimentary airport lounge access in the quarter from 21st June – 20th September.

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  • 21st December – 20th March
  • 21st March – 20th June
  • 21st June – 20th September
  • 21st September – 20th December

Complimentary Golf Program

  • 4 Green Fee Waivers/year
  • 1 Golf Lesson/month

The list of golf courses where the gold benefits are available differs based on the Visa or Mastercard variant.

Dining Fiesta Program

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Yes Bank has its own dining program where it offers a minimum 15% discount for dining at 1000+ eligible restaurants. We have all the Tier 1 cities and few Tier 2 cities too.

Check out the Dining Fiesta micro-site to see all available restaurants. This is a pretty good benefit on this card and can be useful in the absence of other dining offers.

Other Key Benefits & Charges

  • Fuel Surcharge Waiver: 1% fuel surcharge waiver for transactions between Rs 400 and Rs 5000. The maximum fee waiver is capped at Rs 100 per statement cycle.
  • Rent Payment Charges: 1%+GST ~1.18%
  • Utility Bill Payment Charges: 1%+GST ~1.18% for cumulative transaction value above Rs 15,000 per calendar month
  • Wallet Load Charges: 1%+GST ~1.18%
  • Foreign Currency Markup: 2.75%+GST ~2.1%
  • Interest Charges: 3.8% per month

Final Thoughts

For its annual fee, the Yes Bank Select credit card is not a great option. We have LTF credit cards like Amazon Pay ICICI that will give you better rewards across categories. Yes, we have a Rewards Subscription plan to boost the reward rate but for that fee we would prefer the SBI Cashback credit card over this one.

Complimentary airport lounge access used to be a good benefit on this card but with the new spends criteria, we can ignore that feature.

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