Many of us have big spending plans this festive season. UAE consumers will spend on average over USD 3,000 this month on gifts, travelling, phone bills and dining.  We thought it could be helpful to put together the deals in the UAE currently to help with saving money this holiday period.


  • RAKBANK offers up to 25% on various brands in shopping malls when you purchase it on your RAKBANK credit card
  • ADCB offers 10% off on any purchases of shoes and bags at Milano all around the UAE

Getaways & Travel

  • MasterCard offers 15% off on the best available room rates at any Jumeirah Group Hotels & Resorts in the UAE
  • Visa International is offering 33% off when you book 3 nights and above in the Middle East and Africa with Hilton Hhonors
  • You can save up to 15% on British Airways air tickets with a RAKBANK credit card
  • When you apply for a new HSBC Platinum credit card and spend AED8,000 in the first 30 days, you will get 50,000 Airmiles which can get you closer to your destination


  • NBAD offers 20% off on food and beverages at Tilal Liwa Hotel, Abu Dhabi
  • HSBC credit cardholders can avail a 20% discount on Food and Beverage at Wafi Restaurants such as Biella, Asha’s at Pyramids, Carter’s, Mezdo, Seville’s, Thai Chi, Vintage, The Square

Keeping in touch with family and friends

  • With the new offer of International Minutes Bundle from Du, you can get 10 minutes to call Bangladesh, China, India and Pakistan for only AED 5
  • Pay 2 fils per second on Fridays and after 9pm on other days when you call Internationally with du’s One World Plan for Prepaid & Elite Plan users
  • Pay 2 fils per second on Fridays and after 5pm on International calls to Jordan, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon and Palestine for Etisalat Prepaid users
  • Compare over 15 iPhone 5 plans from Du and Etisalat