Dubai: In support of UAE’s 48th National Day celebrations, Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, is offering a total bonus of 4.8 million EI SmartMiles to 48 customers of the bank’s ‘Emarati Credit Card’.
Emirates Islamic’s ‘Emarati Credit Card’ is the only card of its kind in the country for UAE Nationals. The card is free-for-life and offers a range of lifestyle and financial benefits including free valet parking across the UAE, unlimited complimentary airport lounge access and up to 25% cash back on 1,500 shopping brands online. Emarati Cardholders can also earn up to 3.75 EI SmartMiles per AED spend on the card and instantly redeem them against a wide range of options, including booking tickets with more than 300 airlines, booking stays at more than 180,000 hotels worldwide, miles exchange with leading frequent flyer programs or shopping at any outlet or website across the globe with the unique ‘Instant Purchase’ feature.
Farid Al Mulla, Head of Distribution at Emirates Islamic, said: “We are pleased to announce this bonus offer in celebration of the country’s 48th National Day, and during the busy winter holiday season. With this offer, 48 Emarati cardholders will be able to enjoy 100,000 bonus EI SmartMiles, in addition to significant savings on travel expenses, exclusive privileges and instant rewards when using the credit card.”
“Our ‘Emarati Credit Card’ offers a unique proposition to our UAE national customers, and with this generous bonus offer, we aim to continue to strengthen our market share and broaden appeal to our Emarati customer base. The card has been designed keeping in mind the specific needs and lifestyles of our UAE national customers and we will continue to offer great value to existing and new customers via exclusive privileges and offers.”
About Emirates Islamic:
Emirates Islamic (DFM: EIB), part of Emirates NBD Group, is one of the fastest growing banks in the UAE. Established in 2004 as Emirates Islamic Bank, the bank has established itself as a major player in the highly competitive financial services sector in the UAE.
Emirates Islamic offers a comprehensive range of Shari’a-compliant products and services across the Personal, Business and Corporate banking spectrum with a network of 58 branches and 210 ATMs/CDMs across the UAE. In the fast-growing area of online and mobile banking, the bank is an innovator, being the first Islamic bank in the UAE to launch a mobile banking app and offer Apple Pay, as well as being the first Islamic bank in the world to launch Chat Banking services for customers via WhatsApp.
Emirates Islamic has consistently received local and international awards, in recognition of its strong record of performance and innovation in banking. The bank was awarded ‘Best Islamic Bank” in the UAE in 2018 by Global Finance and ‘Best Islamic Banking Brand’ by Global Brands Magazine. Emirates Islamic also claimed the ‘Best Mobile Banking app’ award, and the ‘Best Islamic Card’ for its Emarati Credit Card at the Banker Middle East Product Awards 2018. In 2019, the bank won the ‘Human Resources Development’ award from the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies, and Service Olympian Award for ‘Most Improved Website’. In addition, Emirates Islamic was named ‘Most Innovative Islamic Bank’ by Islamic Finance News, and its Kunooz Savings Account was named ‘Best Banking Product’ by Global Banking & Finance Review.
As part of its commitment to the UAE community, the Emirates Islamic Charity Fund provides financial aid to those in need, with a focus on food, shelter, health, education and social welfare contributions.
For further information please visit www.emiratesislamic.aeOr please contact:
Amina Al Zarooni
Media Relations Manager, Emirates Islamic
Tel: 971 4 4397430; Mob: 971 56 6405080
Tricia Kaul | Batoul Al Beitouni
asda’a bcw, Dubai, UAE
Tel: 971-4-4507600, Fax: 971-4-4358040
Email: Tricia.Kaul@bcw-global.com | Batoul.AlBeitouni@bcw-global.com
© Press Release 2019