ADCB Launches Islamic Etihad Guest Visa Covered Card and Enhances Etihad Guest Visa Credit Card With Lucrative Rewards
Etihad Guest, the award-winning loyalty programme of Etihad Airways, and Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (“ADCB”) announced the relaunch of its Etihad Guest Visa Credit Card and the launch of the new ADCB Islamic Etihad Guest Visa Covered Card. The new card has been created with simplicity in mind and will ensure cardholders get the most rewarding Etihad Guest Credit Card experience.
The ADCB Etihad Guest Islamic Visa Covered Card and ADCB Etihad Guest Visa Credit Card are available for customers in three different variants; Infinite, Signature and Platinum.
ADCB Etihad Guest Visa Cardholders will earn Etihad Guest Miles for every USD 1 spent using their card which can be redeemed for Etihad Airways flights, upgrades, hotel bookings and holiday packages. Etihad’s Reward Shop showcases a range of over 3,000 leading brands in electronics, fashion and gifts, all of which can also be purchased with miles.
Mr. Kaizar Patla, Head – Islamic Banking at ADCB said: “The launch of the new ADCB Islamic Etihad Guest Visa Covered Card and enhanced ADCB Etihad Guest Visa Credit Card reiterates our commitment to providing customers with the most rewarding travel products in the market. Travel is not just about reaching a destination, but also experiencing special moments and creating lifelong memories, such as going home to meet loved ones, or taking an adventure-filled trip to far-off places. Our new offering brings these special moments closer than ever to our cardholders.”
ADCB was the first bank in the UAE to introduce the ability to earn Tier Miles on its Etihad Guest co-branded cards. Along with complimentary upgrade vouchers, ADCB Etihad Guest Islamic Visa Covered Cardholder and ADCB Etihad Guest Visa Credit Cardholders can also earn up to 3 Etihad Guest Miles for every dollar spent. On enrolling, customers are entitled to up to 60,000 welcome bonus miles and an additional 5000 Etihad Guest Miles, based on spend.
ADCB Etihad Guest Visa Credit Cardholders will continue to enjoy Tier Miles on card usage, complimentary airport transfers, unlimited airport lounge access, free travel insurance, complimentary golf access, discounts at Yas Island theme parks, restaurants, hotels and many more services.
Yasser Al Yousuf, Vice President Commercial Partnerships at Etihad Airways said: “Etihad Guest is proud to continue this long-term partnership with ADCB, which has been in place since 2010. Working together, we have seen changes in the way our guests bank, fly and spend with our cards. This change to our joint proposition reflects our belief that our guests should be able to use their Etihad Guest Miles in a way that best suits their lifestyles, at the same time as enjoying the variety of benefits that Etihad Guest has to offer.”
Shahebaz Khan, Visa’s General Manager for the UAE, commented: “We are excited to partner with ADCB to relaunch the Etihad Guest Visa Credit Card as the bank and Etihad Airways celebrate their partnership. The most distinctive feature of this co-branded product is that it has been re-designed keeping in mind the requirements of the bank’s diverse customer base while also appealing to both conventional and Islamic banking customers alike. At Visa, we continuously strive with our partners to bring such rewarding products to market so that our cardholders can benefit from secure and seamless payment experiences and from the peace of mind of worldwide acceptance while travelling abroad.”
As an airline, Etihad has come a long way in a short time – just like its home Abu Dhabi.
The airline was established by Royal (Emiri) Decree in July 2003 and is wholly owned by the Government of Abu Dhabi with a mandate to operate safely, commercially and profitably.