Some of the world’s most beautiful golf courses are located in the United Arab Emirates.
Golf is much more than just a sport in the country, becoming a lifestyle and a place in which to conduct important business meetings.
Banks in the UAE now offer customised golf credit cards in order to attract a certain type of customer.
There are a number of great credit cards aimed at golfers in the UAE, including the Standard Chartered Visa Infinite Credit Card, the Noor Wealth World Credit Card, the ADCB Touchpoint Infinite Credit Card, the Emirates NBD Visa Platinum Credit Card, and the Emirates Citibank Ultima Credit Card.
The Standard Chartered Visa Infinite Credit Card offers a free round of golf every month.
Credit card holders are able to play golf at a number of different golf courses, including the likes of Jumeirah Golf Estates and the Saadiyat Beach Golf Club.
The credit card also gives free access to the Fitness First health club in the UAE.
Credit card applicants need to be 21 or over with a minimum salary per month of AED30,000.
The card is free for the first 12 months, with an annual fee of AED1,525 commencing from the second year.
The credit card also offers access to VIP airport lounges, VOX cinema offers and air miles.
The Noor Wealth World Credit Card offers holders a free round of golf every month, provided they have spent AED5,000 in a month.
The best offer allows the holder to have a guest also play a round of golf for free at the Arabia Ranches Dubai.
Other benefits of this card include cashback, rewards, travel benefits, valets and complimentary access to gyms.
The annual fee of the Noor Wealth World Credit Card is AED1,000.
The ADCB Touchpoint Infinite Credit Card offers holders who spend AED5,000 uninterrupted golf course access, with those courses including the likes of YAS Links Golf Club Abu Dhabi, The Track Meydan Golf Dubai, and Arabian Ranches Golf Club Dubai.
The card also provides other benefits such as VOX Cinema movie ticket offers, Careem offer, airport lounge access and worldwide concierge services.
Every AED spent also earns holders one touch point.
This credit card comes with no annual fee.
The Emirates Citibank Ultima Credit Card offers complimentary golf rounds once per month.
The golf courses include Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, The Montgomerie and The Abu Dhabi Golf Club.
Card members need to spend AED5,000 every month to take up the offer.
Other benefits that the card offers include travel insurance, airport lounge access, air mile points, restaurant discounts and global concierge services.
AED3,000 is the annual fee for this credit card, and applicants need to be 21 or over.
The Emirates NBD Visa Platinum Credit Card offers card holders a complimentary round of golf at some of the UAE’s best golf courses.
These courses include The Montgomerie, Arabic Rangers Golf Club, The Abu Dhabi Golf and Shooting Club, The Track Meydan Golf Club and YAS Links Golf Club.
Other benefits include airport lounge access and complimentary concierge services.
A minimum salary of AED1,800 is required for applicants 21 or over, and the card has an annual fee of AED800.