Prepaid Visa Card the hottest new accessory for buying movie tickets, music and mobile apps
MyNetCard prepaid Visa card the easiest – and most secure way to endless leisure and entertainment opportunities including VOX Cinema tickets!
Dubai, UAE, 06 May 2012 – A new card is out in the market that makes online shopping quick, easy and secure. MyNetCard, a unique prepaid Visa card dedicated solely to online purchases is the hottest new accessory to compliment today’s e-generation. With the introduction of innovative new products such as the tablet computer and multi-functional smart phones, having a card is a necessity to take advantage of the endless leisure and entertainment opportunities that exist – from buying movie tickets, to downloading the latest interactive iPhone mobile applications and shopping for music. In fact, more than 36% of all purchase made on MyNetCard have been on iTunes, confirming the growth of online shopping and the reliance of prepaid Visa cards as the ideal method of payment.
Introduced by Majid Al Futtaim Finance, MyNetCard is a prepaid Visa card designed for online shopping, that functions like a credit card but without the hassles of credit checks, lengthy application processes or needing a bank account. Conveniently, MyNetCard can be purchased over-the-counter at more than 100 outlets across the UAE, and loaded with funds for immediate use. It’s a card that is accessible to everyone, and with its state-of-the-art security features, MyNetCard is the most secure and flexible of method payment for online purchases – and endless hours of entertainment.
“E-Commerce in the UAE amounted to over USD $2 billion in 2011 alone, and with the introduction of more innovative e-gadgets, this number is expected to increase,” said Rasool Hujair, CEO for Majid Al Futtaim Finance. “MyNetCard is ideal for those who want added security when making online purchases, or for those who don’t necessarily qualify for a credit card. It’s accessible to all and allows everyone to enjoy online shopping opportunities that were previously limited to credit card holders. It’s a simple and hassle-free prepaid Visa card that opens up a new world of online leisure, entertainment and shopping. MyNetCard is the next generation of online accessories UAE market, and we’re pleased to align with partners such as VOX Cinemas to offer value-added deals for our users.”
MyNetCard benefits extend to buying movie tickets online, and Majid Al Futtaim Finance and VOX Cinemas have partnered to make the cinematic experience even more enjoyable. Starting May 1, movie goers who book their VOX Cinemas tickets using the MyNetCard prepaid Visa card can be one of 30 winners, one for each day of the campaign. Lucky winners will receive AED 1,000 cash prize loaded on a MyNetCard – ready to use for additional online entertainment.
“The VOX Cinemas experience starts even before the film starts rolling with the convenience of researching, booking and paying for your movies on our website, using our iPhone application or even accessing our customised mobile website for all smartphones,” said Cameron Mitchell, CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas. “This process is now made easier using MyNetCard, and we are pleased to partner with Majid Al Futtaim Finance to reward our customers for their loyalty with this campaign.”
MyNetCard prepaid Visa cards available across more than 100 convenient, over-the-counter outlets including: ENOC, EPPCO, Zoom, Al Fardan Exchange, Al Ghurair Exchange, Micro. and Carrefour hypermarkets across the UAE.
VOX Cinemas online services can be found on: www.voxcinemas.com.
About Majid Al Futtaim Finance LLC
Majid Al Futtaim Finance LLC is a 100% owned subsidiary of Majid Al Futtaim Ventures. The objective of this venture is to fulfil our vision of becoming the consumer’s credit card and prepaid card of choice. Majid Al Futtaim Finance LLC currently issues VISA and JCB credit cards as well as prepaid Visa cards in the UAE and has plans to expand across the Middle East & North Africa.
About Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas
Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas offers the Middle East’s most innovative and customer-focused cinema experience with VOX Cinemas which features the region’s only high-resolution 4K digital projection, offering immersive digital 3D content, four expansive VOX MAX screens, as well as premium, VIP, VOX GOLD and value-oriented seating alternatives. With 50 screens across five locations in the UAE, the VOX Cinemas experience includes extensive dining choices from VOX Cafes as well as candybar. Ticketing for VOX Cinemas is hassle-free – customers can purchase tickets via the VOX Cinemas website, kiosks, an iPhone app, on the mobile website or onsite. Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas is the cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim Ventures, a division of the Majid Al Futtaim Holding, the leader in the Middle East’s shopping mall and leisure sector.