Do Emirates Skywards Miles Expire?
Emirates Skywards miles are valid for at least 3 years from the date of travel. Unfortunately, you can’t extend validity through activity. But, Emirates offers travelers a chance to reinstate miles that have expired in the last 6 months for a fee. Plus, Emirates has paused the expiration of miles through December 31, 2021.
You Can Now Book JetBlue Mint with Emirates Skywards Miles
JetBlue and Emirates have been long-time partners, but you couldn’t book JetBlue Mint using Emirates Skywards. Until now. Now, you can transfer Amex, Chase, Citi, Cap One, or Marriott points to Emirates to book JetBlue’s premium cabin using Skywards miles. Here’s are the redemption rates and everything travelers need to know about this exciting new redemption option.
It’s Official: Alaska Airlines and Emirates Ending Partnership
It’s official. The long-standing partnership between Alaska Airlines and Emirates is coming to an end. Luckily, there is still some time for Mileage Plan members to take advantage of this partnership. You can still earn and redeem miles through July 31.
Enroll Now To Get 3,000 Emirates Skywards Miles From Just One Hilton Stay
Emirates is teaming up with Hilton to offer members 3,000 Skywards Miles when you stay at a qualifying hotel by August 31, 2021. The countries where the qualifying hotels exist are pretty limited, but perhaps you can take advantage of this offer. But, act fast. This promotion is only open to the first 1,000 members who register for the promotion.
Emirates Will Block First Class Awards From Partners Starting in April 2021
It appears that Emirates will block partner airlines from accessing first-class awards. A notice on Alaska Air’s website states that starting April 1, 2021, Emirates will no longer give partners the ability to book Emirates first class awards. In this post, we cover all the details of this change and how you can book an incredible award before this restriction goes into place.
Emirates Skywards Slashes Award Fees by Over 90%
Emirates offers some of the best onboard products in the sky. But booking these aspirational seats can be expensive—even on award redemptions. Perhaps not anymore. Recent searches on Emirates’ site are displaying a massive drop in carrier surcharges across the board. We are seeing some cuts to out-of-pocket costs as great as 90%!
Citi ThankYou Points Adds Emirates as 16th Airline Partner
While Citi ThankYou Points isn’t known for being the most valuable transferrable currency, it just added its 16th airline transfer partner: Emirates Skywards. This new partnership means you can now book Emirates’ legendary first-class product to Europe for just 135,000 Citi ThankYou Points round-trip, or fly to Europe in Emirates business class for 90,000 points round-trip.
Chase Adds Emirates as Ultimate Rewards Transfer Partner
Chase Ultimate Rewards has added Emirates Skywards as a new transfer partner, which brings its number of airlines you can transfer Chase points to 10. Although it’s always great to see more options, this isn’t likely to be one of the more lucrative partners for most Ultimate Rewards cardholders.