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SPG & Emirates Your World Rewards 500 Starpoints For Sign Up September 18 – October 30, 2017 (Targeted)

SPG and Emirates launched Your World Rewards partnership back in 2014 (read more here) where SPG and Emirates elite members get reciprocal benefits and earn bonus Starpoints and Skywards miles (SPG has similar partnership with Delta and China Eastern).

SPG & Emirates Your World Rewards U

Now, a LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded me an email that SPG had sent out today offering 500 free Starpoints for signing up and linking SPG and Emirates accounts.

Emirates Skywards 50% Off Economy Awards Sale Select Destinations October 1 – November 30, 2017 (Book By September 9)

Emirates has launched 50% off economy award sale for select destinations for travel between October 1 – November 30, 2017.

Emirates Skywards Discounted Economy Awards Fall 2017

The discount only applies for miles required and the airline still collects the hefty fuel surcharges. You must book by September 9.

SPG & Emirates Your World Rewards Targeted Bonus Offer?


SPG & Emirates launched few years back Your World Rewards program where Emirates elite members would get SPG Gold light type benefits for their SPG stays and SPG elite members would get some airport benefits when flying on Emirates.

SPG Emirates Your World Rewards

This partnership also allows SPG elite members to earn Starpoints when flying on Emirates and Skywards elite members to earn bonus miles when staying at Starwood properties. Seems that Starwood has now launched targeted bonus offer for Your World Rewards members.

Reader Question: How To Get Emirates To Keep Their Promise?


A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me an email regarding an unfortunate situation they have with Emirates where the airline is not keeping their promise.

Emirates Compensation

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Emirates 50% Off First Class Skywards Upgrades February 20 – March 31, 2017 (Apply By February 15)


Emirates has launched a new offer for 50% off upgrade awards from business class to first class for those redeeming Skywards miles.

Emirates First Class Upgrades Half Price

This offer is valid for upgrades processed between February 7 – 15 for travel February 20 – March 31, 2017

Emirates To Launch Daily Dubai – Athens – Newark Flight March 12, 2017

Emirates is launching a daily flight between Dubai and Newark via Athens in addition to four daily flights between Dubai and JFK of which one service is via Milan.

Emirates To Launch Daily Athens – Newark Flight March 12, 2017

The flight will be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with first, business and economy class cabins (no showers in first or bar for first and business class passengers).

Emirates Business & First Class Lounge Access Now Available For Cash In Dubai


Emirates has quietly introduced paid access to its’ business and first class lounges in Dubai. Some members have received emails from Emirates offering lounge access for cash.

Emirates Business First Class Lounge Dubai Access By Cash

The cost to access the business class lounge is $100 per person and $200 for the first class one. Those that have access to business class lounge can pay $100 supplement and access first class one instead.

Bloomeberg Businessweek: “Is Emirates Airline Running Out of Sky?”

Bloomberg Businessweek run this week an interesting article called “Is Emirates Airline Running Out of Sky” that is worth spending few minutes reading.

Businessweek Is Emirates Airline Running Out of Sky

The article deals with founding of the airline to how many metric tons of water is stored on the A380 for the first class shower experience (more than two).

Hilton HHonors Emirates Quadruple Skywards Miles January 1 – March 31, 2017

Hilton HHonors has launched up to quadruple miles promotion for Emirates Skywards member stays between January 1 – March 31, 2017.

Hilton HHonors Emirates Quadruple Skywards Miles January 1 - March 31 2017

This bonus miles offer is valid for member stays in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Members earn regular miles for their stays elsewhere.

SPG Emirates 500 Starpoints To Celebrate Second Anniversary Of The Partnership


Yesterday, I wrote (access here) about a mysterious deposit of 500 Thank You Points from Your World Rewards that is a partnership between SPG and Emirates.


Earlier today, I received an email from SPG thanking for signing up and explaining that these points were to celebrate the second anniversary of the partnership.

SPG Emirates Your World Rewards 500 Bonus Thank You Starpoints?


Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) and Emirates launched reciprocal elite benefits back in 2014 (read more here) where members can earn bonus Skywards miles and Starpoints among other benefits after linking accounts.


When I had a look at my SPG account this morning, there was a deposit of 500 Starpoints made yesterday implying that it was thank you points for having merely linked the accounts at some points in time (I have not taken advantage of the partnership).

Emirates & WSJ Partnership: Free For Skywards Platinum Members & 20,000 Miles For Others

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Emirates Skywards Platinum members are now eligible for a complimentary 12 month Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Digital subscription.


Other members can redeem 20,000 Skywards miles for a 12 month subscription (good way to use random expiring miles).

Emirates & GOL Codeshare & Frequent Flier Partnership Launch Effective November 1, 2016


Emirates and GOL, the Brazilian low cost carrier, have launched their codeshare and frequent flier partnership effective today (November 1, 2016).


Emirates and GOL frequent fliers can earn and redeem miles on each others flights effective. The airlines’ have updated their reflective website for earnings info.

Hyatt Gold Passport Emirates Quadruple Skywards Miles October 1 – December 31, 2016

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Hyatt Gold Passport has launched a new quadruple bonus miles campaign for Emirates Skyward members stays in select regions between October 1 – December 31, 2016.


Members earn 2,000 Skywards miles (500 base + 1,500 bonus) for stays in Europe, Africa, Middle East, India & Nepal.

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