Travel Cards

  • Travel cards on a wave of growth
    Jul 13, 2015 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    As outbound travel spends from the GCC rise, the use of plastic for transactions has been gaining momentum
  • On vacation, will that be cash or card?
    Jul 13, 2015 Special to GN Focus
    Iona Stanley draws a comparison between the two based on her experiences and makes a case to carry both
  • Apps to travel smart this summer
    Jul 13, 2015 By Deepak Karambelkar | Special to GN Focus
    Looking to escape the UAE heat? Here are seven free handy tools to help track spending and more
  • Apec card allows easier access
    Apr 29, 2014 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    Business travellers say the card is useful in accelerating border procedures
  • Travel cashless with multi-currency cards
    Apr 29, 2014 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    Plastic money in its latest incarnation makes travel safe and hassle free in the UAE
  • Travel light with plastic
    Apr 29, 2014 By Shalini Seth | Specialist Writer
    As inbound and outbound visitors continue to drive transactions, travel cards are gaining momentum and packing more benefits in the region
  • 5 tips to pick best travel cards
    Apr 29, 2014 By Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    Travel-related credit cards and reward cards designed for travellers can be made to measure for maximum advantage
  • How MH370 mystery has boosted travel insurance
    Apr 29, 2014 By Aya Lowe | Special to GN Focus
    Brokers in UAE and beyond report increase in purchases since disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight
  • World of options
    Apr 29, 2013 By Shalini Seth | Specialist Writer
    Cards that understand consumers’ preferences and personalise deals accordingly are the new wave
  • What’s driving travel cards?
    Apr 29, 2013 By Shalini Seth | Specialist Writer
    Cards with travel as a reward are here to stay. Broad trends in consumer behaviour, banking and the airline industry are indicative of what your product will look like
  • Beware of odd transactions that happen often
    Apr 29, 2013 Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    We tell you how people in charge can maximise performance and improve the usage of corporate travel cards
  • The plastic fantastic traveller
    Apr 29, 2013 By M. Sen | Special to GN Focus
    Swiping your card or paying by cash? Here is a comparison between plastic and real money
  • The debt-free holiday option
    Apr 29, 2013 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    Hassle-free and easy to get, prepaid travel cards offer many benefits — but must be used with care
  • For UAE Travellers
    Apr 29, 2013 Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    Here’s all the information you need about UAE-based travel cards
  • Using your cards: When in doubt, check it out
    Jul 30, 2012 M. Sen/Special to GN Focus
    Make sure you get the facts right on using your plastic overseas. GN Focus suggests some ways to ensure you don't get fleeced during your trip
  • Pass to a perfect tour
    Jul 30, 2012 GN Focus Report
    Travel has become even more attractive with a variety of packages. GN Focus looks at a few popular ones