Buying groceries is one of the most common daily or weekly chores of people across the world. With rising costs, banks are offering credit cards for groceries shopping as well for the benefit of consumers. Several top banks across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are offering credit facilities for groceries shopping as listed below
Emirates NBD credit cards
Emirates MBD offers the Emirates NBD plus points programme is one of the best rewards programmes owing to the high returns it offers apart from attractive reward options. Retail purchases under the category 'grocery and supermarkets' will earn 0.4% points for consumers i.e. for every spend of AED 1,000, a cardholder will earn 4 plus points. Several credit cards offered by Emirates NBD such as Gold & Silver, Skywards Infinite, Skywards Signature, DIC and Manchester United Credit Cards offer rewards for groceries shopping.
Transactions at supermarkets, hypermarkets and grocery stores among others fall under the category of ‘grocery and supermarket’. All merchants listed under ‘grocery and supermarket’ as defined by Visa/MasterCard are awarded differential miles.
Emirates Islamic credit cards
Emirates Islamic bank offers several credit cards such as Union Coop Tamayaz, Cash Back, Skywards Platinum, Skywards Gold, Skywards Infinite, Rewards and Abu Dhabi Rewards Credit Cards which reward customers for spends on groceries. Customers can earn choice points and also get a certain percentage of their expenditure in the form of Tamayaz points. Customers can also avail of several discounts on groceries shopping at supermarkets.
Citi Thank You credit cards
Citibank offers several credit cards with varied rewards programmes offering different features. Customers can receive reward points by using their Citi credit cards. Customers can earn points on several purchases on gas and groceries every day. With Citi ThankYou Rewards programme, customers have the opportunity to can several rewards, which can be availed for 1,000 points.
RAKBANK credit cards(Géant La Carte Credit Card, Titanium Business Credit Card, Titanium Credit Card)
RAKBANK and Géant offer priority service and offer special offers at Géant Hypermarket, in addition to several rewarding features such as dedicated cash counters for RAKBANK Géant La Carte Credit Cardholders, discounts up to 30% and more for exclusive La Carte Customers at Géant hypermarket and up to 55 days interest free credit among others. Titanium card offered by RAKBANK gives customers’ guaranteed returns on groceries shopping anywhere in the world. As part of cashback offer by the RAKBANK, customers get guaranteed returns on everything purchase, from air tickets and groceries to fuel and jewelry across the world.
National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD)
Select NBAD credit card customers can get to earn 5 NBAD stars on all their purchases at supermarkets and groceries. The NBAD Stars earned can be redeemed for Etihad Guest Miles, Emirates Skyward Miles and flydubai e-vouchers among many others. Gold Credit Card, GEMS Titanium Credit Card, Real Madrid Platinum and Spirit of Union Platinum Credit Card are some of the credit cards offered by NBAD which customers can use for groceries shopping.