Etisalat, one of the UAE’s leading telecom providers, partners with Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and Mashreq Bank to provide its patrons withrewards on these co-brandedcredit card services. These credit cards award Etisalat users with talk-time, reward points and more when they spend using these cards. Etisalat reward points can be used to pay for mobile and landline bills, Wasl recharge, and internet bills for broadband connections, amongst others. You can click here to compare the Etisalat Credit Cards from both the banks.
ADIB has three kinds of Etisalat Credit Cards on its platter – ADIB Etisalat Classic Credit Card, ADIB Etisalat Gold Credit Card and ADIB Etisalat Platinum Credit Card. While only the Classic card charges no annual fee, all three variants grant up to 70,000 sign up reward points which amounts to 38 hours of talk-time, and rewards the holder withthe respective number of points for every AED spent on the card and converts it to talk-time. These points can also be used to pay for Etisalat mobile services, hotels, restaurant, air tickets etc.
Mashreq Bank offers 5% cash back on its new Mashreq Etisalat Visa Signature Credit Card and a 2% cash back on its Mashreq Etisalat Visa Platinum Card. Along with a welcome bonus of up to 80,000 Etisalat reward points, Etisalat credit card holders receive up to 5 points on every AED spent, bonus points each quarter of the year and an annual bonus on these cards. These points can be easily redeemed online or otherwise, for the holders to enjoy dining, traveling and leisure privileges and indulge in shopping at the Etisalat e-shop.
Take a cue from the following comparison to find the Etisalat card that best suits your needs:
|Card Name||Annual Fee(AED)||Welcome Bonus Points||Reward Points per AED 1spend||Reward Points per AED 100 spend|
|ADIB Etisalat Visa Platinum Card||999||70000 equal to 38 hours of UAE talk time||4 reward points||400 More points equivalent to 13 minutes UAE talk time|
|Mashreq Etisalat Signature Credit Card||1500||80000 points||5 points for all spends|
|ADIB Etisalat Gold Card||299||20000 equal to 10 hours of UAE talk time||3 reward points||300 More points equivalent to 10 minutes UAE talk time|
|Mashreq Etisalat Platinum Credit Card||500||25000 points||2 points for domestic spends
4 points for international spends
|Mashreq Etisalat Platinum Credit Card||0||2 points for domestic spends
3 points for international spends
|ADIB Etisalat Classic Card||0||5000 equal to 2.5 hours of UAE talk time||1.5 reward points||150 More points equivalent to 5 minutes UAE talk time|