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Enjoy Platinum Cashback.
Only with the new Samba Platinum Credit Card.
 What is the Platinum Cashback Offer?

 Platinum Cashback (PDF-76KB)

 Platinum Cashback - Movies

 Platinum Cashback - Duty Free

 Platinum Cashback - Airline Tickets

 Platinum Cashback - International Purchases

 Platinum Cashback - Domestic Purchases

 More information on the Platinum Cashback Program

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What is the Platinum Cashback offer?
Platinum Cashback is a unique programme that allows you to earn cashback at an accelerated rate whether you pay for movie tickets, shop at Duty Free stores worldwide, purchase airline tickets or make international retail purchases. Additionally - you also earn cashback on all your retail purchases within the UAE.

Platinum Cashback can be earned on all transactions listed below:
  1. Movie Ticket purchases
  2. Duty Free shopping
  3. Airline ticket purchases
  4. International retail purchases
  5. Domestic retail purchases
Platinum Cashback Table (PDF-76KB)


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PLATINUM CASHBACK - MOVIES
WHAT IS THE MOVIE CASHBACK OFFER?
Have a more entertaining time with 50% cashback on movie ticket purchases with your Samba Platinum Credit Card - anywhere in the world, anytime and online too.

MERCHANT EXAMPLES:
VOX Cinemas
Reel Cinemas
Cinema City

HOW CAN I AVAIL OF THIS OFFER?
To avail of this exclusive offer, you simply need to swipe your Samba Platinum Credit Card for AED 60 and above, to purchase movie tickets at any movie theatre or online.

HOW DOES THE CASHBACK OFFER WORK?
You get Cash Points equivalent to 50% of your movie ticket spends with your Samba Platinum Credit Card.
1 Cash Point = AED 1

Movie Spend Illustration (PDF-139KB)


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PLATINUM CASHBACK - DUTY FREE WORLDWIDE
WHAT IS THE DUTY FREE CASHBACK OFFER?
Family and friends are easier to please, with 10% cashback on all Duty Free stores around the globe. Get used to being popular. Take advantage of an impressive 10% cashback on all Duty Free purchases anywhere in the world. Choose perfumes from Paris or silk from Singapore, please any member of the family with retail therapy that truly rewards.

HOW CAN I AVAIL OF THIS OFFER?
Just use your Samba Platinum Credit Card on any kind of shopping at Duty Free stores worldwide to avail of this cashback.

HOW DOES THE CASHBACK OFFER WORK?
You get Cash Points equivalent to 10% of your Duty Free spends with your Samba Platinum Credit Card.
1 Cash Point = AED 1

Duty Free Cash Back (PDF-17KB)

Duty Free Spend Illustration (PDF-136KB)


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PLATINUM CASHBACK - AIRLINE TICKETS
WHAT IS THE CASHBACK OFFER ON AIRLINE TICKETS ?
Enjoy sky high savings with up to 5% cashback on all airline ticket purchases, anywhere. Make flying more rewarding. Wherever you book airline tickets from, be it airline offices and websites or travel agencies and travel agency websites, you get to SAVE on your spends - anywhere in the world.

Merchant Examples (PDF-143KB)

HOW CAN I AVAIL OF THIS OFFER?
Just use your Samba Platinum Credit Card for the purchase of airline tickets.

HOW DOES THE CASHBACK OFFER WORK?
You get Cash Points equivalent to up to 5% of your spends on airline tickets using your Samba Platinum Credit Card.
1 Cash Point = AED 1

Airline Ticket Cashback (PDF-139KB)

Airline Ticket Spend Illustration (PDF-18KB)

The illustration considers purchase of airline tickets and holiday packages for a family of 4 through a travel agency with the Samba Platinum Credit Card.


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PLATINUM CASHBACK - INTERNATIONAL PURCHASES
WHAT IS THE CASHBACK OFFER ON INTERNATIONAL PURCHASES?
Great escapes now come with great advantages like 3% cashback. From leisure to entertainment to dining, shopping or hotel stays, feel the benefits of cashback around the globe. Get 3% cashback when you spend outside the UAE on anything.

HOW CAN I AVAIL OF THIS OFFER?
Shop overseas for AED 1,000 or more with your Samba Platinum Credit Card to avail of this cashback offer.

HOW DOES THE CASHBACK OFFER WORK?
International purchases that reflect in the statement will be summed up and a flat cashback rate of 3% will be applied. The minimum total amount of international purchases required to qualify for cashback per billing cycle is AED 1,000. Therefore, the sum total of purchases over and above AED 1,000 will be awarded cashback. Please refer to the below illustration for an example of the Cash Points calculation.

International Spend Cashback (PDF-17KB)

International Spend Cashback Illustration (PDF-18KB)

The illustration considers holiday purchases on the Samba Platinum Credit Card for a family of 4 vacationing in Paris


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PLATINUM SPEND - DOMESTIC PURCHASES
WHAT ABOUT CASHBACK ON ALL MY OTHER SHOPPING?
The power of your Samba Platinum Credit Card does not stop with the afore mentioned Platinum Cashback benefits.
From jewellery to furniture to designer brands and latest gadgets, get 1% cashback on all retail purchases within the UAE. Using your Samba Platinum Credit Card is an unbeatable benefit, anywhere and everywhere.

HOW CAN I AVAIL OF THIS OFFER?
Shop for AED 1,000 or more with your Samba Platinum Credit Card in the UAE to avail of this cashback offer.

HOW DOES THE CASHBACK OFFER WORK?
Domestic transactions that reflect in the statement will be summed up and a flat cashback rate of 1% will be applied. The minimum total amount of domestic purchases required to qualify for cashback per billing cycle is AED 1,000.
Therefore, the sum total of purchases over and above AED 1,000 will be awarded cashback.

Please refer to the following illustration for an example of the Cash Points calculation.

Domestic Spend Cashback (PDF-17KB)

Domestic Spend Illustration (PDF-142KB)


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MORE ABOUT PLATINUM CASHBACK:
HOW DOES THE PLATINUM CASHBACK OFFER WORK?
Cashback on Movies, Duty Free, Airline Tickets.
Platinum Cashback is earned on each transaction individually for the above mentioned spend segments. Each purchase will earn you Platinum Cashback based on:
 The Spend segment it belongs to
 The value of the purchase made on the credit card.
This will define the spend-tier that the purchase falls into and the rate of cashback that it will earn.

Cashback on International and Domestic purchases
All other retail transactions made, up to the billing cycle and reflecting in the statement, will be summed up and the total will be awarded cashback as per the rate specified for international or domestic retail purchase. The minimum total amount of all other retail transactions required to qualify for cashback per billing cycle is AED 1,000. Therefore, the sum total of purchases over and above AED 1,000 will be awarded cashback.

HOW WILL I KNOW HOW MUCH CASHBACK I HAVE EARNED?
 The cashback amount that you have earned will appear in your monthly credit card statement in the    form of Cash Points.
 1 Cash Point = AED 1, hence if you have 1,000 Cash Points, you can redeem the same for AED 1,000.
 The amount of Platinum Cashback earned on the Platinum Spend Segments - movie, duty free and    airline ticket purchases will reflect as 'Accelerated Cash Points' in the monthly Credit Card statement.
 The amount of cashback earned on Domestic and International Retail Transactions other than the    Platinum Cashback Spend Segments will reflect as 'Dom/Intn'l Cash Points' on the monthly Credit Card    statement.

DOES MY SUPPLEMENTARY CARD ALSO EARN CASHBACK?
Transactions on your Supplementary Card are also eligible for cashback. The cashback amount will appear on the Primary Card account.

DO I NEED TO REGISTER TO RECEIVE CASHBACK?
As a Samba Credit Card Member, you are automatically enrolled into the cashback programme, i.e. you start earning cashback on all your purchases as soon as you start using your Samba Credit Card.

WILL I GET PLATINUM CASHBACK ON EVERY PURCHASE OF MOVIE TICKETS, DUTY FREE AND AIRLINE TICKETS ENUMERATED IN THIS PROGRAMME?
Every retail transaction done on credit cards has a specific Merchant Category Code (MCC). MCCs are defined by MasterCard/VISA to classify transactions. Each Platinum Spend Segment is a group of single/multiple MCCs.

When the retail transaction made by you falls under the MCCs covered under the specific Platinum Spend Segments (Movies, Duty Free and Airline Ticket purchases), the transaction will receive Accelerated Cashback.

If a transaction does not fall under the above mentioned segments or if any merchant uses an MCC that is different from the one categorized by MasterCard/VISA, then that particular transaction will earn cashback at the rate applicable as per the Domestic or International spends cashback rate table.

HOW DO I REDEEM CASHBACK? HOW MANY DAYS WILL THE REDEMPTION TAKE?
 To redeem your cashback, just call 24-hour SambaPhone Banking Toll-free and request for the Cash    Points to be redeemed.
 1 Cash Point = AED 1, hence if you have 1,000 Cash Points, you can redeem the same for AED 1,000.
 On redemption, you will receive a credit of the redeemed amount in your next Samba Credit Card    Statement.
 The Cash Points redeemed would automatically be subtracted from the Cash Points accumulated.
 The redemption will be processed in 7 working days.
 The minimum cashback redemption amount is 100 Cash Points.

CAN I SETTLE MY CARD PAYMENTS WITH CASHBACK?
The accrued cashback can be redeemed as a credit to your Primary Credit Card. When redeemed, the equivalent value will reflect as a credit in the next statement of your card. This credit will reduce the total outstanding on your card and add to your available credit limit. This amount will not offset any payment on your card.

HOW MUCH CASHBACK CAN I EARN IN A YEAR?
 The maximum amount of cashback that can be earned yearly is AED 4,000.
 The maximum amount of cashback that can be earned yearly on the Movie Spend Segment is AED 500.
 The maximum amount of cashback that can be earned yearly on the Duty Free Spend Segment is AED    1,000.
 The maximum amount of cashback that can be earned yearly on the Airline Ticket Spend Segment is    AED 1,000.
 The maximum amount of cashback that can be earned yearly on other retail Domestic and International    Spends combined is AED 1,500.

DO CASH POINTS EXPIRE?
Cash Points will expire 2 years from the date they were earned.

ARE THERE ANY TRANSACTIONS THAT ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR EARNING CASHBACK?
Cashback is not provided on the following kinds of transactions:
 Balance transfers
 Cash-on-Phone
 Cash advances
 Interest charges
 Fees and commissions
 Credit card payments
 Merchant refunds
 Any other transactions determined by Samba from time to time