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Jun. 13, 19 | 8:36 am

We come to the UAE to make a better life for our family. The happiness of our parents, love of our spouse and the smiles of our children back home, keep driving us forward even in the 50 degree heat we face outside. However, in our effort to provide the family with maximum benefits, we hardly save anything in the UAE. Therefore in situations of emergencies we get stuck with no funds or with a borrowing to be repaid with interest.

An emergency that none of us can prevent, no amount of the precautions we take, is death of a loved one. It is always a sudden tragedy – an event which is amplified on emotional levels for OFWs as there’s a high chance to miss on seeing your loved one for the last time. But now, members of Sharaf Exchange’s ‘Usrati’ program need not experience that any longer with its unique benefit that gives out flight tickets for free in case a family member meets their untimely demise.

The ‘Usrati’ program of Sharaf Exchange has gone a long way to benefit many of their members across the UAE. According to reports from the company, many OFWs as well as other nationalities who are members of the program, who have had to face deaths of their loved onens back home, have already availed the blessing of the emergency ticket.

“Usrati would assist you travel immediately to bid farewell to your near one. Never again, will an OFW mourn the loss of a beloved, away from home! This is a benefit that is perfectly useful for any expatriate in the UAE,” said the company in an announcement.

While they mourn for the deceased, the members continue to be thankful to be given the opportunity to avail of the free tickets to help ease their pain and instead, make use of their travel funds to help them get started back on their feet after the tragic loss.

How do you enroll into Usrati?

One can enroll into Usrati, from any Sharaf Exchange branch in the UAE. If the person is not already a Sharaf Exchange customer, a valid Emirates ID is necessary for registration. There is also a miniscule registration charge of AED10, which pales in comparison to the benefits available to be enjoyed.

Existing members just need their accounts to be active (transactions once in 45 days) shall have their benefits renewed automatically under this benefit as well.

Sharaf Exchange has around 30 locations in key areas of Dubai and the UAE including the Dubai International Airport, Deira City Center, Times Square, Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta Mall, and many more.

Sharaf Exchange can be reached Toll free at 800-8111 for any clarifications required on Usrati.

 

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