Diners Club launches new UAE credit card

Published May 29th, 2002 - 02:00 GMT

Diners Club International has launched the United Arab Emirates (UAE)'s first Diners Club credit card, whose benefits include access to the Business Class Lounge of Dubai International Airport as well as concierge services. As a special opening offer, all new credit card holders will receive a complimentary Mont Blanc pen. 

 

Another feature of the Diners Club credit card is the club rewards scheme. Every transaction paid for on the credit card will reward the card holder with points which can be redeemed for free flights, hotel stays and gift vouchers for venues all over the world. 

 

With a monthly rate of just 1.75 percent, the Diners Club credit card offers payment flexibility, with a minimum payment of just five percent of the outstanding balance each month. It will be available to anyone earning over 4,000 Emirati dirhams per month.  

 

“This is the first time that Diners Club International has launched a credit card in the UAE, having been widely recognized for charge cards in the past,” Louis A Scotto, chairman of Diners Club International (UAE) said. “There are many credit cards on the market but we believe that none feature as many benefits and services as the Diners Club International credit card, and we look forward to a positive reaction in the UAE market.”. 

 

The Diners Club credit card offers a host of local benefits in addition to an international network of services and facilities. As well as instant purchases of goods and services, cash advance at over 432,000 ATMs worldwide, Diners Club offers balance transfer facility from other credit cards at a low rate of interest (one percent per month) for the first three months. — (menareport.com) 

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