Premium Pass Celebrations FAQs

Premium Pass – Celebrations is a Sodexo prepaid card that is accepted at all RuPay enabled merchant outlets. It is non-reloadable and has a 1-year validity.

The Sodexo Premium Pass – Celebrations card can be used to purchase anything of your choice on the RuPay network comprising of:

  • 20 lakh retail outlets across India
  • All leading online portals and e-commerce websites

The Physical card is accepted by both retail outlets and online merchants. The Virtual card is accepted by online portals and e-commerce websites only.

All Sodexo Premium Pass cards are dispatched in an inactive mode for security reasons. The card must be activated before usage. Card can activated online or via SMS.

  1. To activate your card online
    1. Visit the card activation portal
    2. Enter your official registered email address/ mobile number
    3. Enter the 12-dgit card reference number (mentioned on the Welcome Letter)
    4. Click on ‘Get Activation Code’
    5. Enter activation code (received on email/ SMS)
    6. Complete OTP-based mobile number verification
    7. Click on ‘Activate Card’
  2. To activate Celebrations card via SMS
    1. Send an SMS from your registered mobile number to 9225660070
    2. Message format: CARD<space>ACT<space><12 digit Card Reference Number<space><Last 4 digits of your Card Number>

The Card Reference Number is printed on the Welcome Letter sent as part of the card welcome kit (Physical card) or Welcome e-mail and Welcome SMS (Virtual card). This number is mandatorily required for activating the card; hence make sure that you retain the Welcome Letter/E-mail until card activation.

If you have lost/ misplaced the welcome letter and did not note down the Card Reference Number (mandatory for card activation), all you need to do is visit the Sodexo card activation portal

  1. Select the option ‘Forgot Reference Number’
  2. Enter your registered mobile number/ email address
  3. Enter last 4-digits of your 16-dit card number
  4. Enter captcha details and click on ‘Get Card Reference Number’

If the details you have entered are correct, you will receive the card reference number details via SMS or email on your registered mobile number or email address

Downloading the Zeta app on your smartphone has the following benefits:

  • SuperPIN – It’s alright to forget your static PIN because you have the SuperPIN to your rescue. The SuperPIN is a dynamic PIN that is generated every two minutes on your app
  • Exclusive offers and discounts – Avail exclusive offers and discounts
  • Enhanced security with Secure Shield – There’s no chance that your card can be misused, thanks to the Location Shield which tracks your geo-location and Swipe to Pay that ensures you’re paying from the same geo-location
  • Block and unblock card – Cards can be blocked or unblocked as per your needs
  • Track spends – Real-time in-app notifications on spends and credits
  • Access transaction history – Access transaction history on-the-go

Yes, the Sodexo Premium Pass is a PIN-based card. At the time of making a purchase, the cardholder can complete the transaction by either using the static PIN (that is received as part of physical card welcome kit) or by using the SuperPIN that can be viewed on the Zeta app. This SuperPIN is dynamic and is auto-generated every two minutes.

Alternatively, the user can also choose to complete the transaction using an OTP process. The OTP will be sent on the registered mobile number.

Yes, you will receive SMS alerts from Sodexo for your purchase and load transactions.

You can change the card PIN via IVR at Sodexo Customer Service number or via the Zeta app available on your smartphone or at

The card gets blocked when there are 3 consecutive attempts with a wrong PIN. However, this is a temporary block and it last for 24 hours only.

There are two ways to reset your password:

  • To reset your password through Zeta App, you need to first have your email ID updated on the app. Simply visit the Menu on Home Screen, click on ‘Edit Your Profile’ and update your email ID to make sure you can use this option. If email ID already updated, simply click on ‘Forgot Password’ on login screen.
  • Alternatively, you can call our toll-free number 1800 267 3030.

Every time you make a purchase, you will receive an email/SMS notification stating the updated card balance. You can also check your card balance through IVR at Sodexo customer service number or on the Zeta app on your smartphone or at

If you’re using the Zeta app to make payments, you can rest assured that your card can never be misused. With the SecureShield feature in our app, we’ve brought security into your hands. The SecureShield comprises of:

  • SuperPIN – A dynamic PIN that’s valid for one transaction only
  • Location Shield – Turn this on, and your card can be swiped only at card machines near you.
  • Swipe2Pay – With Swipe2Pay, all you need to do is swipe on the secure dialog that is presented by Zeta on your phone to complete your online transactions. It is perfectly safe, fast and convenient.

To ensure that the card is not misused, do not share the PIN and do not store the Card PIN and the card together. If you have lost your card, please block your card at the earliest to avoid misuse of the card. You can block and unblock your card through the Zeta mobile app.

On loss of the card, you can easily block your card using the Zeta app in just a click. Open your Zeta app, go to ‘Settings’, click on your ‘Sodexo Premium Pass’ and turn on the ‘Block temporarily’ button to prevent transactions on your card. You can also reach out to Sodexo Customer Service team. The lost card will be blocked and the available amount would be issued to the cardholder in a replacement card only after the cardholder requests for a replacement card.

After card expiry, you can no longer use the Card or access the available balance.

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