x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 24 January 2018

UAE credit cards that offer savings and shopping rewards

Standard Chartered's new MasterCard offers a 50 per cent discount on movie tickets at Vox Cinemas.

Standard Chartered's new Titanium MasterCard will include a 50 per cent discount at Vox Cinemas in the UAE. DELORES JOHNSON / The National
Standard Chartered's new Titanium MasterCard will include a 50 per cent discount at Vox Cinemas in the UAE. DELORES JOHNSON / The National

Standard Chartered has launched a new Titanium MasterCard for customers in the UAE. Customers can receive up to 10 per cent cash back on all supermarket purchases and 10 per cent cash back on utility bills and school fees.

The card will also offer a 50 per cent discount on movie ticket purchases at Vox Cinemas and discounts at hundreds of dining and entertainment establishments across the country.

These cashback and discount offers are not a time-bound promotion and will be permanent features of the card.

The card is chip-and-pin equipped for increased security. More than 20 million terminals are chip-and-pin compliant and almost all merchants in the UAE accept chip-and-pin cards.

Khalid El Gibaly, Standard Chartered's regional head of consumer banking for the UAE and Middle East,said the card provided substantial savings on essential needs and lifestyle spending. "In this way, customers can be confident that they have the best value card on the market for their everyday requirements."


Mashreq has announced the extension of the Shopping Festival across all of its credit and debit cards. Customers can look forward to a wide range of offerings until March 31 through the Mashreq Shopping Festival. Card holders will be able to save through four promotions - shopping discounts, shopping win-back, shopping convenience and shopping rewards.

Mashreq has linked up with more than 30 top brands covering more than 230 outlets to offer up discounts on clothing and accessories, home furnishing, jewellery and electronics.


Shop as much as you want in the Arabian Centre in Dubai to take advantage of a credit shopping benefit with Emirates NBD.

Arabian Centre and Emirates NBD will provide credit shopping to its customers at any outlet in the mall.

Shoppers can use their Emirates NBD card to buy any items worth at least Dh300 and will be able to pay back in three monthly instalments with 0 per cent interest.

This offer is valid at any outlet and any brand in the Arabian Centre.


Rotana hotels in Abu Dhabi will offering packages for coming concerts by Sting, Andrea Bocelli, Guns N' Roses and Metallica.

Room packages for Sting, who will perform with his band on March 14 at du Arena, start from Dh610.

Packages for Andrea Bocelli, the Italian vocalist, on March 22 start from Dh701.

Room deals for Guns N' Roses' second Abu Dhabi performance, on March 28, start from Dh550, while packages for Metallica's April 19 concert start from Dh693. Each package includes two concert tickets.