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VISA Celesta Contactless Debit Card

 

 

Features

VISA Celesta Contactless Debit Card

 

Federal Bank's Celesta Contactless Debit Card provides convenience of contactless payment. A Contactless card is a faster way to pay with your debit card for purchases under Rs.5000/- at participating stores. Instead of dipping (or swiping) your card on the merchant terminal, simply wave or tap your card on the contactless enabled terminal and pay without entering a PIN (for amount under Rs.5000/-).

Daily Shopping Limit Daily Cash withdrawal Limit Total Limit
Rs.6,00,000/- Rs.1,00,000/- Rs.7,00,000/-
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Tap & pay. Simply wave your card on POS machine to get the payment done
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 No need to enter your debit card PIN for transactions up to Rs. 5000/-
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Safe Click feature with no OTP up to Rs. 2000/-
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4 complimentary international lounge access per year and 8 domestic lounge access (two per quarter)
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Get 5x Rewards points (up to 1000 points) on all your debit card spends at POS and E-Commerce through our Federal Reward loyalty program on your Birthday Month. 
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Get accelerated Reward points up to 5000 points on POS/ ECOM spends of Rs. 1000 & above on first transaction
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Various Debit card offers on brands like Amazon, Flipkart, Big basket and much more. 
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Assured 15% off on food and dining

 

Deals & Offers      Federal Rewards  

VISA  Celesta Contactless Debit Card

Offers for you

  • Various Debit card offers on brands like Amazon, Flipkart, Big basket and much more. Visit here to check out the latest offers on your card at https://www.federalbank.co.in/deals-and-offers 
  • Assured 15% off on food and dining- Check restaurants nearby at http://feddelights.com/  
  • Infinite Dining Program- Complimentary wine/dessert per table – This benefit will be available for Infinite Cardholders at premium restaurants in St Regis, Hyatt, Leela, Hilton and Taj
  • Curated Experiences – The Visa Infinite customer can book experiences at popular restaurants across the country. These benefits could be a specially curated menu, Table decorations on special occasions etc. 
  • Infinite Shopping Boutique- VISA Infinite cardholders can shop from the unique boutique collection and get up to 25% off on popular brands like TATA CliQ, Ritu Kumar, Steve Madden, SuperDry, Good Earth, Raw, etc. Customers need to visit the VISA Offers page to redeem the benefits from the popular merchant brands.
  • Bicester Village Shopping Collection- The Bicester Village Shopping Collection by Value Retail is home to more than 1,300 boutiques from the world’s leading fashion and lifestyle brands, all offering savings of up to 60% on the recommended retail price, and sometimes more, all round the year. Discover a luxury shopping experience at The Bicester Village Shopping Collection.
  • Golf Benefits- Exclusive Golf Benefits with up to 20% off (T&CA) in countries like Jordan, Thailand, Mexico, Poland, United Kingdom, Vietnam, etc.
  • VISA Airport Transfer LIMO Program (20% off on retail rates)
  • Airport Meet & Greet Services (25% off on retail rates)
  • E-Commerce Purchase Protection up to Rs.74000/- (USD 1000)
  • Digital Concierge Services (Live Chat for making any request round the clock, ATM Locator will guide you to the nearest ATM in the vicinity, Over 300 Dining Benefits with 25% off and complimentary beverages across restaurants, Self Service Hotel Bookings and Dining Reservations)
  • Comprehensive Suite of Services (24/7 Emergency support for Lost & Stolen Card, 24/7 Cardholder Enquiry Service, Emergency Card Replacement in 1-3 days in US and Abroad, Emergency cash Disbursement at 2.7L+ locations)
  • Discounts and Offers across 150+ merchants (available on VISA website)
     

Eligibility

Resident account holders of following Savings account schemes are eligible for Celesta Contactless Debit Cards:

AMC is exempted if the annual spend is above ₹. 2,00,000 through ECOM/POS

How to Apply

  • You can download the application form for Contactless Debit card by visiting the Forms & Stationery page. Duly filled application form shall be submitted to your branch
  • If you wish to replace your existing Debit card with the new contactless cards and are eligible for the same, contact your Branch.

Frequently Asked Questions- Contactless Cards

Federal Bank Contactless variant provides convenience of contactless payment along with the existing features offered on Federal Bank Debit card. A Contactless card is a faster way to pay with your debit card for purchases under Rs.5000/- at participating stores. Instead of dipping (or swiping) your card on the merchant terminal, simply wave or tap your card on the contactless enabled terminal and pay without entering a PIN (for amount under Rs.5000/-).

Look for the Contactless symbol on your Federal Bank card and also on the machine at the shop. This symbol, if present, means that your card is a Contactless card and the machine is enabled for contactless transactions

No, the contactless mode is available only on the new card variant. However, the customer can still opt for a card replacement and get a contactless version at standard replacement charges which are currently applicable.

It contains a chip and an antenna (based on radio frequency). When you tap the card against a contactless enabled terminal, the details get transferred wirelessly from the card to the terminal and the payments get processed in a secure manner.

Contactless cards benefits you through its enhanced convenience to pay and higher level of security. The convenience is by way of speed of payment through not having to enter your PIN for transactions below Rs.5000/-. It is also more secure as you are in control of the card at all times as the card does not leave your hand when you make the payment at the shop.