Emirates has launched a new Skywards miles sale that is valid for purchases made through June 22, 2020.
Skywards members can buy miles at 20%, 25%, or 30% off depending on the amount purchased.
You can access this offer on the Emirates website here.
Here’s the price at 30% discount:
The price of an Emirates mile under this offer is 2.1 US cents each.
Using Skywards miles:
New York – Bangkok Return
Emirates doesn’t have too many partner airlines to use its miles on. They are most useful for business or first-class flights in its metal. You have this calculator (access here) to find out the number required for any city pair.
Looking at the number of Emirates miles required for awards, it is quite difficult to justify buying them at this price. It may make sense for trips between some expensive city pairs, however,
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
The Promotion provides an Eligible Member the opportunity to avail of up to a 30% discount on the published rate to Buy Miles or Gift Miles (the “Discount”) when purchasing a minimum of 5,000 Skywards Miles during the Promotion Period from 00.01 GST on 02 June 2020 to 23.59 GST on 22 June 2020. The Discount an Eligible Member can avail of will be based upon the number of Skywards Miles purchased (“Offer”). This Offer is available only for transactions made to Buy Miles / Gift Miles on emirates.com via the Points Platform and through the Emirates Contact Centres, and Emirates Reservation and Ticketing office and cannot be applied in combination with another offer that may be available on the Buy Miles / Gift Miles product. Skywards Miles bought/ gifted through this Offer will count towards the combined maximum limit that a member can purchase for self or receive as a gift in a calendar year.