First Gulf Bank (FGB), one of the UAE’s leading financial
institutions based in Abu Dhabi, has enhanced its partner network to
offer its Platinum credit card customers even more appealing travel
and leisure value-added features.
‘We have enhanced our partner network to include features that our
Platinum customers will personally benefit from, with the aim of
providing real value and increased convenience at their fingertips’ said
Girish Advani, Head Marketing Credit Cards, First Gulf Bank.
The Platinum credit card, aimed specifically at the country’s upwardly
mobile segment, now offers further value added benefits for customers.
These include fuel cash back, reward redemptions at malls and
entertainment centres across the UAE including Abu Dhabi Mall , Wafi
City, Mall of the Emirates, Lamcy Plaza, Sahara Center, Manar Mall, Ski
Dubai, Wild Wadi and many more.
FGB also offers card holders exciting discounts at Dubai Creek Golf &
Yacht Club and Emirates Golf Club through the complimentary Golf Fee
card. This further complements existing golf offers with Jebel Ali Golf
Resort & Spa and the Abu Dhabi Golf Club by Sheraton along with the
2,400 golf clubs around the world.
‘We’ve identified golf as one of the increasingly popular leisure
pastimes of our target segment, and believe our customers will
appreciate the prestigious alliances we have forged with global
premier golfing and hotel establishments via International Golf Fee
An exclusive partnership has been signed with UAE-based Sharaf Travel to
provide exciting offers for our customers. ‘With over 11 retail outlets
across the UAE, Sharaf Travels allows our customers better access to
flight bookings and superior service,’ added Advani.
FGB Platinum card holders can avail complimentary airport lounge access,
Basic Meet and Assist Services across Dubai and Abu Dhabi Airports, 0%
Instalment Plan as well as E-Gate card on travel purchases. Free valet
parking in Dubai with Valtrans Valet Service is also offered.
The Platinum card is the latest offering in a series of niche credit
cards from FGB.
The card was successfully launched earlier this year with a sleek and
minimalist design. With a desert backdrop, the card is the first in the
region to be available in both black and pearl white. The cardholder can
alternate colour between different events or day or night, making it the
only card in the market that can be swapped to match the holder’s mood.
FGB has recently launched a new value added offer for its credit cards
customers as an addition to First Rewards, FGB’s highly popular rewards
programme. The programme allows for redemption of reward points against
talk time bills of Etisalat and du, in addition to utilities such as
DEWA, SEWA, ADDC, AADC, E-vision, Pehla, Showtime, Orbit and RTA.
Issued in Visa and MasterCard versions, FGB’s Platinum Cards are
globally accepted at over 28 million establishments in 210 countries.