Now, Bank customers will soon get maximum withdrawal in a single day upto Rs. one lakh by their ATMs. They can shop also of Rs 1.25 lakh by their debit cards. They can transfer about Rs three lakh in a day to another account through ATMs or over phone.

Currently, HDFC has announced to give the facility to its customers. The enhanced limits for ATM withdrawals would save the consumers from running to bank branches. Currently, you are able to withdraw Rs 50,000 in a day through your ATMs.

Withdrawal upto Rs one lakh in a day to the HDFC customers effects from June 1. Other banks will also announce the policy soon.

About the enhanced ATMs withdrawal, an online news portal about business and economy writes, “The ATM withdrawal limit for HDFC Bank Imperia Gold Debit Cards now stands increased to Rs 1 lakh, and that for shopping to Rs 1.25 lakh, from Rs 50,000 per day.”

Further the news portal writes about the debit shopping, “Besides, the ATM card and shopping limit for Easy Shop Regular International/ Maestro/ NRO Debit Cards would stand increased to Rs 25,000 and Rs 40,000 respectively, from Rs 15,000 and 25,000 respectively.”

The news portal writes about the kid’s advantage, “Also the holders of Kid’s Advantage Debit Cards can withdraw and shop for Rs 2,500 in a single day, higher from Rs 1,500 and Rs 1,000 currently.”

“Further, for Women debit Card holders will get to withdraw Rs 25,000 from ATMs from Rs 20,000. Also customers can shop for up to Rs 40,000 crore with debit cards, from the present Rs 30,000.”

Further the news portal quotes a statement of HDFC, “The above revised limit are not applicable to the card holders whose current limit are different from the ones stated above and will continue to enjoy their requested/offered limits as sanctioned before.”

The new policy will save banks and customers both times. Both will get double advantage.


Reliance Money announced to launch a multi-currency card that would offer facility of purchasing goods and services. It would be Visa enabled point-of-sale terminals and ATMs also globally.

It is Reliance Money Travel Currency Card. It has been launched in collaboration with Citibank. Reliance Money Travel Currency Card will target overseas travelers.

In a statement Reliance Money said to Economic Times, “Issued by Citibank, the card offers all the conveniences of plastic money by allowing customers to purchase goods and services by swiping the card over 13.5 million Visa enabled point-of-sale terminals worldwide and 900,000 Visa ATMs across the world.”

According to Reliance Money the Travel Currency Card would be for multi use – prepaid ATM access & point-of-sale-enabled card, loadable in US dollar, Euro and British pound.

CEO of Reliance money said to ET about it, “We plan to use our wide distribution network of over 10,000 outlets across 5,000 cities and towns in India to reach out to both retail and corporate clients.”

On this occasion Sandeep Bhalla who is the Business Manager (Cards) of Citibank India said, “This form of payment method provides ease of use, removes hassles of cashing traveler cheques and gives access to funds, anytime and anywhere.”

Already a month before Standard Chartered bank had launched a new credit card which will be known as SmartTravel FX. The card was also a gold pre-paid travel card with payment option of making payment in US dollar, Euro and Sterling Pound.

In credit cards industry Travel Currency Card is same like as SmartTravel FX. These credit cards will attract customers by their benefits and features. Reliance Money has entered with this card as a big competitor of Standard Chartered bank.