Skywards is Emirates’ Airlines loyalty program. Emirates is not part of any of the major airline alliances but has several partner airlines around the world where you can earn and redeem Skywards Miles. Emirates offers some of the most highly regarded airline experiences in the world and is consistently rated in the Top 10 worldwide on service, especially in premium cabins.
Approximate miles value
1.1 cents per mile
3 years from the date of travel
Depends on fare
Limit on amount of miles you can purchase
Up to 100,000 Miles in a calendar year
Courtesy Hold for award reservation
Do you need to open an account to check availability?
One stopover is permitted
Some partners must be booked over the phone
Air Mauritius, Alaska Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Copa Airlines, Easy Jet, GOL, Japan Airlines, JetBlue, Jetstar, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, S7 Airlines, South African Airways, TAP Portugal
Credit card partners
American Express (1:1, instant transfer), Chase (1:1, instant transfer), Citi ThankYou (1:1, instant transfer), Capital (1:1, instant transfer)
IHG Rewards (5:1, 6 weeks transfer), Marriott Bonvoy (3:1, 3 days transfer), Hilton Honors (10:1, up to 30 days transfer), Radisson Rewards (10:1, 4-6 weeks transfer), Accor Live Limitless (2:1, 4-6 weeks transfer), World of Hyatt (5:2, 6-8 weeks transfer)
Co-Branded credit card in the US
Barclays Emirates Skywards Mastercard
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