With the summer holidays fast approaching, Emirates and MasterCard Worldwide have joined together to offer Emirates customers who book their travel through www.emirates.com, between 15th April and 13th June 2012, the chance to win over US$135,000 in prizes.

Over a period of 60 days, a total of 180 customers, from the UAE, Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar, who book and pay for their flights online with their MasterCard credit or debit card will go into the daily draw to win back the value of their ticket, up to US$750. Each day three customers, who have booked their travel online with Emirates, will be randomly selected from across the region.
Further extending this incredible prize draw Emirates will also give away two Business Class tickets each week during the competition period, valid for return travel to any one of the airline’s 123 destinations.

“Booking flights online with Emirates is both simple and convenient. Across the Middle East region we continue to see an exponential increase in our online bookings due to the ease and accessibility of our site. Promotions such as this campaign with MasterCard serve to not only increase our online sales but reward our existing customers who book online,” said Khalid Bel Jaflah, Vice President Commercial Sales UAE, Emirates.

“At MasterCard, we believe that using a credit or debit card should be a rewarding experience. MasterCard cardholders travelling with Emirates will now benefit from even more exclusive privileges to make their vacations priceless this summer,” said Eyad Al-Kourdi, Senior Business Leader, Vice President and Country Manager, UAE, MasterCard Worldwide.

When travelling on Emirates’ modern fleet of aircraft, passengers will experience the world’s best inflight entertainment system, ice Digital Widescreen, complete with over 1,200 channels of entertainment. Those traveling with young children will benefit from dedicated channels of children’s programming, in addition to special children’s meals and an exciting complimentary children’s gift pack for all children under 12 years of age.

Emirates currently flies to 123 destinations in 73 countries with a further four destinations including Ho Chi Minh City, Lisbon, Barcelona and Washington DC joining the network later this year.