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Emirates Skywards: Claiming, Purchasing or Transferring Miles

How do I purchase Miles?

If you haven't earned enough Miles to achieve the reward of your choice, or you’d like to give Miles to a fellow Emirates Skywards member as a gift, you can purchase them online by logging in and going to the My Account section. Miles can also be purchased through your nearest Emirates Contact Centre.

  • You can buy a minimum of 2,000 and a maximum of 25,000 Skywards Miles every year, priced at USD 40 for every 1,000 miles.
  • The limit for purchasing Miles is 25,000 Miles per calendar year.
  • Please note that Miles cannot be purchased for a member who has already bought 25,000 Miles themselves, or had 25,000 Miles bought for them by another member in the same calendar year.
  • Purchased Miles are credited to your account or the recipient’s account immediately and are non-refundable.
  • Tier Miles cannot be purchased.
  • An earning activity (e.g. an Emirates flight or partner transaction) must show in your account before you can buy Miles for yourself.
  • An earning activity (e.g. an Emirates flight or partner transaction) must show in a recipient’s account before you can buy Miles for them.

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