How to Purchase Gift Card and Redeem Reward Points for Flight Booking via SmartBuy?

Friends, in the previous article we learned what HDFC SmartBuy is and what services you can avail from it? We also learned that how many types of merchants and stores are available on SmartBuy where you can earn extra reward points and cashback by shopping. If you have not yet reached that article then you can check out that article by clicking on HDFC SmartBuy Features & Benefits. Now in this article we will know how we can purchase HDFC SmartBuy Vouchers and how can we book flights on SmartBuy with the rewards points earned through our HDFC Infinia Credit Card or any credit card?

The main purpose of this article is how you can buy any Gift Voucher available on HDFC SmartBuy and how you can book hotels or flights on SmartBuy with your reward points. Here we also want to tell you that even if you shop on Flipkart or Amazon by being redirected directly from SmartBuy portal, you do not get as many reward points or cashback as you get if you shop by purchasing Gift Vouchers. . Now this formula can sometimes be opposite but in most of the cases you get more benefits by shopping through Gift Vouchers only. I am telling you this about my experience.

Now the question that arises here is that what is the process of purchasing gift vouchers of so many brands available on SmartBuy? Now we are going to tell you the process of buying HDFC SmartBuy Vouchers step by step.

How to Buy HDFC SmartBuy Vouchers/ Gift Cards?

  • First of all you have to go to SmartBuy website. As soon as you open this page, you will come to the official website of SmartBuy, from where you can access your complete portal of SmartBuy.
  • After this, if you have come to the platform of HDFC SmartBuy for the first time, then we would suggest you to first create an account here, for this you have to click on Login button above and now you will click on New to SmartBuy Signup below.
  • After this, you have to sign up by entering your basic details. Now your account has been created on SmartBuy, so all its features will be unlocked for you.
  • Now you will see a menu named Instant Voucher in the Menu Bar above, by hovering the mouse over it, you will see all the HDFC SmartBuy Vouchers and Gift Cards available here.
    • To view all these gift vouchers in a more friendly view, you can click on the View All  button.
Gift Vouchers on HDFC SmarBuy

On clicking the View All button, you will be redirected to a website named It is a tie-up platform of HDFC bank and gift vouchers of all the brands available on HDFC SmartBuy are purchased through Gyftr only.

  • As soon as you come to Gyftr website, you have to sign in here because you need to create your account here also. And you will find this recommendation written at the top of this page of Gyftr.
SmartBuy Gift Vouchers on Gyftr Website

  • You will also sign up on this website with your basic details. After this, you have to click on the gift voucher of whatever brand you want. If you are following this process from your mobile, then it is possible that you may not see all the brands together, so you can also visit it by entering the name of your brand in the search bar above.
  • After this you have to click on your brand. For example, we click on Amazon’s gift voucher. After this a new window will open in front of you, where you will be able to see all the information related to your voucher.
  • Here you will see all the amounts of gift vouchers available on your selected brand. You have to select any one amount among them.

Here, when you add any of these vouchers, it asks you to select the quantity of that voucher as well. Like how many vouchers of ₹ 500 you want to purchase. Along with this, you can also purchase multiple gift vouchers here.

SmartBuy Gift Vouchers on Gyftr Website

  • After this, you have to select your credit or debit card from the drop-down above through which you want to purchase gift vouchers. After this, you can also select the value of your gift vouchers from the drop-down above and if you want to purchase multiple vouchers, you will have to choose from the options given below.

And you can also see here how many reward points you will get on which credit card and how many rupees of voucher. And as you change your card and value of amount from the drop-down, the value of these reward points will also change.

SmartBuy Gift Vouchers on Gyftr Website

But here you can see the value of reward points of only one voucher at a time. Therefore, if you have selected multiple vouchers here and you want to see the total reward points received on all of them together and also you want to know how much net profit you are going to get on all these vouchers (whichever you have selected), then you can see all this in your cart summary.

HDFC SmartBuy Gift Vouchers on Gyftr Website

  • Now after choosing your gift voucher, you have to click on Buy Now. Now it will redirect you to the payment page, from where you will make the payment for your vouchers.
  • Now here you have to add your credit or debit card and you are also given the option of EMI. After adding the card, you have to enter the CVV number of the card and make the payment.
  • After your payment is successful and your gift card is purchased, you will see a success message which also mentions your order number.
  • This gift card is also sent to your email and your WhatsApp. After this, you can add this gift card by logging in to your Amazon app.

So friends, by following all these steps you can buy any HDFC SmartBuy Vouchers and earn extra reward points and cashback.

Now let us move towards the second part of this article, in which we will tell you how you can book flights on HDFC SmartBuy using your reward points.

How To Redeem Reward Points For Flight Booking via HDFC SmartBuy?

  • For this you have to come again to the Home page of HDFC SmartBuy. And you will see the options of Flights on its home page itself. And if you are accessing SmartBuy from your mobile phone, then after clicking on your profile, you will see the option of Hotels & Flights. You have to click on it.
  • Now you have to select your Trip Mode, Members and your ticket class, which you can select according to your requirements.
  • After this you have to select your destination from where to where you want to book the flight. Next, you have to select the date and move it to next.
  • Now it will search for flights based on the details entered by you and will show you on one screen whatever flights are available for you.
  • Now in the next window, it will show you all the flights available for you and it will also provide you with many options for customizing them, so that you can choose the most suitable flight for you.
Book Your flight Ticket On HDFC SmartBuy

  • After selecting the flight, details of your baggage weight and some important information will be shown to you. You have to continue it.
  • Next to this, you will be shown the details of the traveller, that is, the details of the members for whom you are booking tickets will be shown here. You have to review it and continue.
  • Now you will be shown a Summarize page in which you can review all the details of your flight together. Along with this, you will also get to see other important information related to your flight. You must read them carefully once and then continue.

(In this you will see an Apply Coupon/Voucher option, you can leave it blank. Sometimes you get extra cashback or reward points on booking flights from SmartBuy, this is for that. Generally, you should leave this blank unless you have such an offer from SmartBuy.)

Book Your flight Ticket On HDFC SmartBuy

  • Now you will come to the very last page of your flight booking, where you have to make your ticket payment. Here you will see many different payment options. You can make payment for your flight ticket through any of these means.
    • Here you get the second option from the top Add a card to redeem points. This is the place from where we can redeem reward points to book our flight. You have to add your HDFC Credit or Debit Card here by clicking on it.
Redeem Reward Points For Flight Booking via HDFC SmartBuy

As soon as you add the card, the reward points of your card will be visible here. Along with this, you will also be given a Sliding Bar which you can slide to increase or decrease the value of reward points.

Now as you know, at the time of booking a flight, you can pay maximum 70% of your ticket with your reward points. You will have to pay the remaining 30% from your card only. Now this is the own rule of HDFC Bank. We cannot do any trick in this. But here, if you are going to make this 30% payment through your card, then also you will get the cashback or reward points which you get on flight booking on your card. So you are also going to benefit from this 30% payment.

  • After selecting the value of your reward points, you have to click on Pay With Points. And after this, a voucher code will come on your email ID, which you have to come again to this page and enter in Already Have an Voucher with some of your basic details and click on Validate.
  • After this you can make your remaining payment through any of the methods available here.

In this way your ticket will be booked and this ticket will also be sent on your email and your WhatsApp. So friends, in this way you can book your flight ticket on HDFC SmartBuy by redeeming reward points. The entire process of booking flight tickets on SmartBuy is similar, whether you redeem your reward points or not. And in the same way you can also book hotels with your reward points.


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