UAE Announces 10 Student Offers including 10% Off Flights, No Bank Minimums

Asma Ahmed - | UAE

Dubai, a vibrant metropolis, provides numerous advantages to students pursuing their studies within its borders. As they navigate through their academic journey, preparing themselves for entry into the diverse industries hosted by the city, students encounter various perks aimed at enhancing their lives and reducing financial burdens.

A Guide to Discounts and Benefits

From discounted meals between classes to subsidized transportation fares, Dubai strives to ease the student experience and make it more affordable. Here is a comprehensive overview of the places across the city that offer discounts and benefits to students:

  1. Flying with Perks: Airlines like Emirates and Etihad Airways extend discounts to students on both economy and business class flights. Emirates offers a 10% discount along with additional baggage allowances, while Etihad Airways provides varying discounts depending on the destination and class of travel. These offers cater not only to local students but also to international students residing in the UAE, making air travel more accessible and affordable for students pursuing education in Dubai.

  2. Fazaa Loyalty Card: The Fazaa loyalty card program includes a special "Fazaa Student Card" that grants students discounts at various establishments across the UAE, including restaurants, cinemas, and shopping outlets. This card simplifies access to discounts and benefits for students, enhancing their overall experience in Dubai.

  3. Banking Benefits: Several banks in the UAE offer student packages that waive opening fees and minimum balance requirements, making banking more accessible to students. Additionally, students can avail of discounts and offers on various services, such as dining, entertainment, and accommodation, through these banking partnerships.

  4. Nol Card Discounts: The personal Nol card provides students aged 5 to 23 with a 50% concession on public transportation fares, offering significant savings on metro and bus travel. This initiative aims to alleviate transportation costs for students commuting between home, university, and other destinations within the city.

  5. Driving Courses: Driving institutes in Dubai offer specialized packages for students, allowing them to learn driving at their own pace with flexible scheduling options and installment payment plans. These packages cater to the unique needs and constraints of student life, facilitating access to essential skills like driving.

  6. Movie Nights: Theatres such as Roxy Cinemas offer discounted movie tickets to students, providing them with an affordable option for leisure and entertainment. By presenting a valid student ID, students can enjoy movies, snacks, and drinks at discounted rates, making movie-going experiences more accessible.

  7. Tech Discounts: Technology giants like Apple and Samsung offer exclusive discounts to students on a range of products, including laptops, tablets, and accessories. These educational discounts enable students to acquire essential technology for their studies at reduced prices, easing the financial burden associated with purchasing electronic devices.

  8. Music Streaming: Streaming platforms like Spotify and Anghami offer discounted subscriptions to students, allowing them to access a vast library of music at reduced rates. These discounted plans cater to the entertainment needs of students, providing them with affordable access to music streaming services.

  9. Fashion Discounts: Retailers like H&M and Bossini offer student discounts on clothing and accessories, making fashion more affordable for students. By presenting their student ID or registering with their university email, students can enjoy savings on their shopping purchases, enhancing their wardrobe without breaking the bank.

  10. Indoor Activities: Entertainment venues such as Top Golf and Ski Dubai offer special discounts and offers to students, providing them with opportunities for recreational activities. These discounted rates encourage students to engage in leisure activities, promoting a balanced lifestyle amidst their academic pursuits.

Dubai's commitment to providing discounts and benefits to students reflects its dedication to nurturing a supportive and conducive environment for learning and growth. By offering these perks across various sectors, Dubai aims to enhance the student experience, alleviate financial pressures, and foster a vibrant and inclusive community for aspiring professionals.

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