Citibank and Royal Sundaram Alliance Insurance have launched the Royal Sundaram Citibank credit card, incorporating health cover and motor, household and travel insurance provision. The gold card has been launched in association with Visa International.

The Royal Sundaram Citibank credit card provides card members with medical insurance worth INR50,000 absolutely free for the first year, and access to exclusive insurance packages developed by Royal Sundaram to cover all general insurance needs.

Card members are also entitled to special benefits at Apollo Hospital Group’s 70-plus hospitals and clinics across the country. These benefits are offered on a wide range of healthcare services including in-patient accommodation, diagnostics and health check-up packages.

Special discounts are also available on all purchases made at any of 300 Apollo Pharmacies across the country. Additionally, special offers are also available through tie-ups with over 20 other leading healthcare providers.

Speaking at the launch, TR Ramachandran, cards business manager for Citibank in India said: The Royal Sundaram Citibank card is truly unique as it offers the best of insurance in the convenience of a card. We are delighted to partner with Royal Sundaram, the leaders in general insurance to offer card members free medical insurance and an unmatched bouquet of benefits and services apart from an exciting rewards program.

This launch marks another milestone in our continuing endeavor to offer unique value propositions to our customers by developing products and solutions that best address their much felt needs.