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A Summary of all the Emirates NBD Reward Programs


By  Hana Ihjoul , Digital Marketing.

Emirates NBD has five different reward programs, each one depends on the type of credit card being used for purchases or transactions. Furthermore, each program has its own set of terms and conditions to earn and redeem points.


Pointcheckout created the below summary of the programs.


Skywards Miles

 

This program targets travelers and holders of one of the Emirates NBD Skywards Cards, Skywards Infinite and Skywards Signature.

How to earn Skywards miles?


In this program customers can earn Miles based on the card type as follows:


Transaction Type

Miles earned on every 1 USD spent using your Skywards Infinite card

Miles earned on every 1 USD spent using your Skywards Infinite card

Welcome miles

35,000 Miles upon payment of registration fees

15,000 Miles upon payment of registration fees

Local purchases

(2 basic miles)

1 mile

0.75 miles

Local purchases

1.5 mile

1 mile

Purchases on emirates.ae - UAE website

2 mile

1.5 mile

Express 5 Miles

Additional Miles 50% above the total miles earned in the statement cycle

None

Additional miles

40,000 Miles on a total of $25,000 spent in the first three months

15,000 Miles on a total of $10,000 spent during the first three months

Additional Annual Miles

25,000 Miles on a total $7,500 spent during the first 12 months

10,000 Miles on a total of $3,750 spent during the first 12 months


Miles earned are transferred to customers’ Emirates Skywards account six weeks after the date of acquisition.

 

How to redeem Mileage?


Customers can redeem miles for tickets, upgrade their bookings, getting exclusive offers on flights or hotel bookings, and other redemption options available to Skywards UAE members. Learn more about these options here 


Red Points

 

Emirates NBD launched a Manchester United fan card designed specially for Man Utd Credit Card cardholders. TPoints are collected on local and International purchases using the card. 


How to earn Red Points?


Purchase 

Points earned for every 1 AED Spent

Local Purchase 

1 Point

International Purchase

2 Points

Dining Spends

5 Points

Sports Goods Stores

10 Points


Customers can earn additional points when spending at restaurants and sports shops selected by Visa and MasterCard. 


How to redeem Red points?

There are two ways to redeem Red Points:

1. Redeem points for items from Manchester United stores. Find the list here

2. Redeem for cashback, a minimum of  125,000 points is required to redeem as cash. Every 125,000 points = AED 500. 


Plus Points 

 

This program is intended for most credit card holders with different points earned depending on the card used for purchases and purchases. 


Card Type

Percentage of points earned for
every 100 AED

Infinite

2%

Platinum

2%

Titanium / Gold /Silver /
Dubai Internet City (DIC) Card

1%

Diner’s Club

5% on the expenses executed in the free zone

0.5% on the expenses executed in the free zone

Web Shopper

0.5%


Points by category of purchases 


Category

Percentage of points earned for
every AED 1 spent

Grocery Stores & Supermarkets

0.4%

Fuel and transport

0.2%

Government services and bill payments

0.2%

Real estate

10%


How to redeem Plus Points? 

 

Plus points can be redeemed directly at any of the partner stores such as Alshaya Group, Centerpoint, Costa Coffee and other outlets. Find a list of partners here


DNATA Program

 

This program is designed specially for travel and luxury lovers, all DNATA card holders qualify for this program and points vary based on the type of card. 



category

Percentage of points earned on DNATA World Credit Card

Points earned on DNATA Platinum Credit Card

Local purchases from Arabian Adventures, Costa and City Site

15%

10%

Spending at Emirates Holidays and MMI

10%

10%

Local purchases

2%

1.5%

Purchases from Free Zones around the world

10%

5%

Government services expenses

0.2%

0.15%

Supermarket expenses

0.5%

0.2%


How to redeem Dnata points? 


Points can be redeemed directly at any of the partner stores. Upon presenting their cards, employees can check the points balance and redeem the points for purchases.


Bonvoy and Marriott Hotel Chain Points 


This program is designed to give customers many travel benefits and points are earned based on the category of purchases as follows: 


Category

Points earned on every dollar spent

Local Purchases

3 Points

International Purchases

3 Points

Expenses at hotels and resorts participating in the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program

6 Points


Customers can also increase their earned points by registering to Express Points for AED 300 per month.  Through express points, customers can receive up to 50% more points per month, however, the points should not exceed 12,000 points per month for all purchases. Furthermore, customers can also be exempted from the annual fee of the card, all for AED 300 per month.


Read about the Marriot Bonvoy reward program


How to redeem Bonvoy points?

 

Bonvoy points can be redeemed for one of the following:

 

1. Vouchers: Redeem points for vouchers for the largest retailers in the world. To see the list

2. Entertainment: Redeem points for world-class golf courses, a culinary experience, or scenic views during a city cruise.

3. Travel: Redeem points for offers on travel packages and discounts on car rentals and cruises.

4. Hotels: Redeem points for a complimentary night at any of Marriott's more than 7,000 hotels and resorts worldwide without interruption dates.

5. Points Transfer: You can transfer points to another customer with a maximum of 100.00 points

 

Emirates NBD is considered one of the innovative banks which studied the nature of their customers and designed active reward programs based on customer behavior.



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Last Updated  February 4, 2020