TimesofMoney, Barclays launch entertainment credit card

Mumbai: TimesofMoney, a Times Group company, in association with financial services provider Barclays has announced the launch of Times Card by Barclaycard and TimesofMoney, India’s only entertainment co-branded Credit Card. This unique entertainment based proposition offers its customers numerous opportunities to redefine their lifestyle across entertainment, dining, shopping and travel.
The card is envisioned to be an aspirational credit card for today’s regular spenders. Customers can benefit exclusive benefits like:
·        Free for life credit card which comes with a slew of gift vouchers from leading brands across categories
·        A kaleidoscope cinema experience with round the year minimum 25% discount on movie tickets at some of the best multiplexes across India
·        Opportunity for customers to attend money-can’t-buy events like Filmfare Awards, Femina Miss India, blockbuster movie premieres, live concerts, celebrity parties etc.
·        Powerful and unique rewards program – Allows choice of redemption between movie tickets, exclusive merchandise and invitation to events
Times Group MD Vineet Jain said, "This strategic partnership with Barclays gives us the perfect platform to create a new benchmark in the credit card industry…  We are sure that this strategic partnership will herald a new chapter in the banking and credit card business."
Barclays GRCB managing director, India and Indian Ocean Samir Bhatia said, "At Barclays, customers are our top priority and the key to our offering lies in understanding their needs and developing propositions that are meaningful and rewarding… This unique card goes with our philosophy of transparency and simplicity of use. It gives customers the power to control their finances and choose their rewards."
Barclays GRCB, India director, credit cards Kusal Roy adds, "The entertainment card launched in collaboration with Timesofmoney is a unique offering in the industry that adds value and joy and would be the entertainment card for the entire family."
TimesofMoney president Avijit Nanda commented, "We are extremely buoyant about this strategic partnership with Barclays Bank… This card will strive to go beyond what’s expected from a credit card and introduce him (the card holder) to a whole new world of entertainment."