Emirates Skywards brings back Tier Miles offer on everyday spends

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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The award-winning loyalty program of UAE-based aviation groups Emirates and flydubai, Emirates Skywards has brought back the exclusive offer enabling the members to earn Tier Miles, in addition to regular Skywards Miles, on everyday spends until December 31, 2021.

The ADIB Emirates Skywards Cardholders, Emirates-Citibank Credit Cardholders and Emirates NBD Skywards Credit Cardholders can avail of the offer on all eligible spends across several categories including online shopping, utility bill payments, groceries, educational fees, among others.

In its statement, the airline has confirmed that it would soon extend this offer to all Emirates Skywards co-branded credit cards in the UAE, including the Emirates Islamic Skywards Cards, Emirates Skywards DIB Credit Cards and RAKBANK Emirates Skywards World Elite Mastercard.

Skywards members will get 1 Tier Mile for every 4 Skywards Miles earned with the ADIB Emirates Skywards Cards, Emirates Citibank Credit Cards and Emirates NBD Skywards Credit Cards.

The Tier Miles allow upgrades to benefits such as bonus Miles while flying Emirates and flydubai, Emirates lounge access, priority check-in, complimentary seat selection, additional baggage allowance, and other privileges.

With travel restrictions still in place due to COVID-19, the loyalty program remains agile and flexible, introducing more ways for members to earn Tier Miles on the ground, in addition to flying with Emirates and flydubai

Members can earn Miles when spending with their Emirates Skywards cobrand credit cards across a variety of hotel, car rental, retail and lifestyle partners such as The Dubai Mall, skywardsmilesmall.com, Skywards Everyday, Emirates Skywards Hotels and more. The  Miles can be redeemed for rewards such as flight tickets, upgrades and hotel stay.

Dr. Nejib Ben Khedher
Dr. Nejib Ben Khedher
Divisional Senior VP
Emirates Skywards

“Since the start of the pandemic, Emirates Skywards quickly adapted to offer members more flexibility during this challenging time. We were one of the first in the world to extend member’s tier status until 2022 and will now be offering our members new ways to fast-track to the next tier status by earning Tier Miles on everyday spend with their Emirates Skywards co-branded credit cards.” 

Emirates Skywards has 1.9 million UAE-based members. Apart from offering its members an extension on Tier status until 2022, Emirates Skywards is also currently offering double Tier Miles on Emirates and flydubai flights booked until July 31, 2021. The validity of Skywards Miles due to expire in April 2020 has also been further extended until December 31, 2021.

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