x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Score with football-affiliated credit cards

Three of the best football-affiliated credit cards to keep premier league fans happy.

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona. Denis Doyle / Getty Images
Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona. Denis Doyle / Getty Images

FC Barcelona Signature Credit Card

Benefits: With this card, available from United Arab Bank, fans can win a chance to see their favourite team play live at Camp Nou. They also earn Barca points that are redeemable for hotels, flights, team merchandise and electronics. The card also offers access to 35 airport lounges worldwide, travel insurance, hotel offers and golf privileges.

Watch out for: You need to spend Dh500 before you are eligible to win the trip to watch the team play live.

Manchester United Credit Card

Benefits: Sign up for this card with Emirates NBD and earn Red points on your spending. The card also offers chances to win exclusive experiences such as a fully paid trip to Old Trafford to watch your team play at home. There are also discounts on official membership, dining and stadium tours at Old Trafford and lounge access in airports across the Middle East.

Watch out for: Points redemption will not be allowed if the minimum amount due on the card is not paid on time.

Manchester City FC Platinum credit card

Benefits: Available from First Gulf Bank, this card’s offers include the chance to win a trip to watch the team play at home and free subscription to sport TV channels, discounts at the team’s store and access to exclusive Manchester City experiences. Additional benefits include deals and upgrades at Ferrari World and Yas Waterworld.

Watch out for: One entry for the prize draw is made for each Dh15,000 spent during a one-year period.

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