Buy, Gift, Transfer, Multiply, Extend or Reinstate your Miles

More Miles for your money


Buy more Skywards Miles

If you’ve got your eye on a reward but don’t have enough Skywards Miles in your account, you can simply buy more Miles. Whether you’re within touching distance of a reward flight or you’d like to splurge on an upgrade, get there faster. It costs just US$30 per 1,000 Miles, and you can buy up to 100,000 Skywards Miles each year.

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Give the gift of Skywards Miles

The next time you want to spoil a loved one, buy Skywards Miles for family and friends and let them treat themselves. Whether it's flights or even hotel stays, they’ll find something to indulge in from our range of tempting rewards. The price of 1,000 Skywards Miles is US$30 and you can gift up to 100,000 Miles each year.

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Transfer your Skywards Miles for less

If you can’t quite reach a particular reward, transfer your Skywards Miles to family or friends so you can combine them to make your Miles go further. You can transfer Miles at a cost of US$15 per 1,000 Miles, and you can transfer up to a maximum of 50,000 Miles each year.

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Multiply your Skywards Miles

Counting the Miles until your next reward flight or upgrade? Now you can double, triple or quadruple the Miles you earn on your upcoming trips and pay only USD 20 for every 1,000 Miles you want to multiply. You can multiply up to 50,000 Miles every year, so you can enjoy your next reward faster.

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Reinstate expired Skywards Miles

You can reactivate Skywards Miles that have expired in the past 6 months so they are added back into your account. It costs just US$20 per 1,000 Miles and you can reclaim up to 50,000 Skywards Miles each year.

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Extend expiring Skywards Miles

If your Skywards Miles are expiring soon, you can extend their validity for up to 12 months. For just US$20 per 1,000 Skywards Miles, you can purchase an extension up to 3 months prior to the date of expiration, and you can extend up to 50,000 Skywards Miles in each year.

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More information

It may take up to 48 hours for the Miles to appear in your account and be available to redeem.

The validity of Skywards Miles that are due to expire or have expired can be extended or reinstated only through emirates.com.

Buy, Gift, Transfer, Reinstate, Extend and Multiply Miles services are currently only available to a member using an individual Emirates Skywards account and do not apply to My Family accounts.

Additional Miles can’t be purchased for My Family accounts and Miles contributed can’t be gifted, transferred, reinstated, extended or multiplied.

Terms and conditions

  1. By clicking any of the above options to Buy Miles, Gift Miles, Transfer Miles, Extend Miles or Reinstate Miles or Multiply Miles, you will leave emirates.com and you will be transferred from the Emirates website to the Points Platform which is a third party website powered by Points.com Inc. The Emirates Skywards Member acknowledges that Emirates Skywards will collect, use and transfer to Points.com Inc. certain relevant member information, including relevant information on a Skywards Member who will be a recipient of Skywards Miles when applicable, held by Emirates including personal information which an Emirates Skywards Member provides to Emirates, such as; identity data like name, email ID, Skywards account data like membership account number, Skywards Miles balance, transactional data like past purchase transactions, flight information and behavioral data like campaign response, online activity. Such disclosure shall be made in accordance with our Privacy Policy and for the purposes of enabling the Emirates Skywards Member to conduct the transaction and enable special offers from time to time from Emirates Skywards and our partners.
  2. All Buy Miles, Gift Miles, Transfer Miles, Extend Miles, Reinstate Miles, Multiply Miles transactions are processed and payments for the same are collected and processed by Points.com Inc.
  3. The contract for the use of the Points Platform, including the processing of any payments by Points.com Inc. via the Points Platform is between the Emirates Skywards Member and Points.com Inc. Accordingly Points.com Inc.’s terms and conditions and privacy policy shall apply to the use of the Points Platform. Points.com Inc.’s use and disclosure of personal information may be different from Emirates. Points.com Inc. may not be bound by privacy laws that provide the same level of protection as those binding Emirates.
  4. Emirates Skywards strongly recommends that the Emirates Skywards Member reads the terms and conditions. By using the Points Platform, the Emirates Skywards Member agrees to abide by the terms and conditions imposed by Points.com Inc. with respect to use of the Point Platform, including payment of all amounts when due and compliance with all rules and restrictions applicable to the use of the Platform.
  5. Skywards Miles can be bought, gifted, transferred, extended, reinstated or multiplied by Skywards Members via the Points.com Inc. platform (“Points Platform”) who have at least one prior earning activity in his or her Emirates Skywards Account, earned by flying on Emirates or a Partner airline or through a Partner transaction (“Eligible Skywards Member”). Personal Detail Bonuses do not qualify as accruals for this purpose.
  6. Skywards Miles can be bought by Eligible Skywards Members via the Points Platform for their personal use (“Buy Miles Standalone”) or as a gift to another Eligible Skywards Member (“Gift Miles”) in blocks of 1,000 Miles and at the cost of USD 30 per 1,000 Miles, with a minimum purchase of 2,000 Miles. From time to time, eligible Skywards Members will be given the option to top-up their Skywards Miles balance when falling short of the Miles required for booking an Emirates Flight Rewards or an Emirates Upgrade Rewards on emirates.com (“Buy Miles In-line” and together with “ Buy Miles Standalone”, “Buy Miles”). Such members can buy Miles inline in blocks of 1,000 Miles at a cost of US$30 per 1,000 Miles, with an initial minimum purchase of 1,000 Miles. A member may receive a maximum of 100,000 purchased Miles total per year, including both purchases for him- or herself through Buy Miles and Miles received as a gift through Gift Miles. Buy Miles and Gift Miles cannot be pooled into the My Family account. Tier Miles cannot be bought or gifted.
  7. Skywards Miles can be transferred via the Points Platform from one Eligible Skywards Member to another (“Transfer Miles”) in blocks of 1,000 Miles at a cost of US$15 per 1,000 Miles. The initial minimum purchase required is 2,000 Miles; a member may send and receive a maximum of 50,000 Miles per calendar year. Transfer Miles is not available for sending Skywards Miles to or receiving Skywards Miles from a My Family Account. Tier Miles cannot be transferred.
  8. Skywards Miles that are due to expire within the next three (3) months can be extended for an additional period of 12 months from the date of the original expiration via the Points Platform by Eligible Skywards Members (“Extend Miles”) at a cost of US$20 per 1,000 Miles. Skywards Miles that have expired within the past six (6) months can be reinstated for an additional 12 months from the date of purchase via the Points Platform by an Eligible Skywards Member (“Reinstate Miles”) at a cost of US$20 per 1,000 Miles. The initial minimum purchase for extension is 1,000 Miles; that combined maximum for both extending and reinstating Miles is 50,000 Miles per calendar year. Skywards Miles pooled into the My Family account cannot be extended or reinstated. Tier Miles cannot be extended or reinstated.
  9. In addition to the Skywards Miles a Member would earn on an Emirates Flight, Eligible Skywards Members will be given the option from time to time, to double, triple or quadruple the Miles that he/she is due to earn on such Emirates Flight at a cost of USD 20 per 1,000 Miles to be purchased via the Points Platform (“Multiply Miles”). Multiply Miles can be purchased by an Eligible Member up to a maximum limit of 50,000 Miles in a calendar year. The number of Skywards Miles that can be purchased through the Multiply Miles product will be stated on the Points Platform and Eligible Members will be able to Multiply Miles only within these stated options. Multiply Miles is available only against Emirates Flights that are booked and confirmed for a future date, as long as the entire itinerary is yet to be flown. Only one Multiply Miles product may be purchased per booking. Miles purchased under the Multiply Miles product will be credited to an Eligible Member’s account in accordance with Clause 17 below, irrespective of whether or not the upcoming travel has been initiated or completed. Accordingly, the Multiply Miles transaction cannot be modified or reversed notwithstanding any change to or cancellation of the booking against which Multiply Miles was purchased. Multiply Miles cannot be pooled into the My Family account. Tier Miles cannot be multiplied.
  10. The price of Skywards Miles and the rules associated with buying, transferring, extending, reinstating and multiplying Skywards Miles and/or conditions of obtaining Skywards Miles at any time are subject to change.
  11. Skywards Miles bought/ gifted/ transferred/ multiplied are valid for a minimum of 3 years from the date of the purchase transaction and will expire at the end of the receiving member’s month of birth on the third year. Extended Skywards Miles are valid for 12 months from the original expiration date and will expire at the end of such period. Reinstated Skywards Miles are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase; they will expire at the end of such period.
  12. Skywards Miles can be bought, gifted, transferred, extended and reinstated through emirates.com and through the Emirates Contact Centre, Emirates Reservation and Ticketing office. Skywards Miles can be multiplied online only through emirates.com and not through the Emirates Contact Centre, Emirates Reservation and Ticketing office.
  13. Members will only be able to use a credit card to complete payments to Buy Miles, Gift Miles, Transfer Miles, Extend Miles, Reinstate Miles and Multiply Miles. Cash payments are not allowed.
  14. Emirates Skywards Members are required to log in to their Emirates Skywards Account on emirates.com before being transferred to the Points Platform to complete the transaction.
  15. Transactions will be processed in a currency based on the Country of Residence mentioned in the Skywards Member’s membership profile, except in case of Buy Miles In-line where transactions will be processed in the same currency in which the flight booking is being priced on Emirates.com. Where payments are made in any currency other than US Dollars, the exchange rate applied may vary from the live exchange rate. In cases where payment in the member’s local currency is not supported, transactions will by default be processed in US Dollars. Local taxes may be levied and payable as per the policies of Emirates.
  16. Skywards Miles will be credited to the Emirates Skywards Account within 48 hours after full and successful payment is made by credit card via the Points Platform. In the event of Skywards Miles not being posted to the Account, Skywards Miles can be claimed by contacting an Emirates Contact Center.
  17. Skywards Miles can be bought, gifted and transferred at any time but multiplied only when an Eligible Member is presented with the option to Multiply Miles against an upcoming Emirates Flight. Skywards Miles can be extended within the last three (3) months prior to expiration and reinstated within six (6) months after expiration.
  18. Skywards Miles can be bought, gifted, transferred, extended, reinstated and multiplied within the prescribed limits and must be purchased at least 48 hours prior to making a booking/redemption. Any transaction made to Buy Miles (whether through Buy Miles Standalone or through Buy Miles In-line), Gift Miles, Transfer Miles, Extend Miles, Reinstate Miles and Multiply Miles with the intent of redeeming such Skywards Miles for Rewards doesn’t guarantee the availability of such Rewards. Refunds in respect of Skywards Miles purchased under the Buy Miles, Gift Miles, Transfer Miles, Extend Miles, Reinstate Miles or Multiply Miles Product are not permitted, unless required by law. The cash price at which Skywards Miles are purchased has no correlation with the value a Skywards Member may experience when redeeming those Skywards Miles purchased for a Reward when compared to the price at which that same good or service may be available for purchase by either Cash + Miles or cash only.
  19. Members may not sell Skywards Miles for cash or other consideration, and Members may not purchase Skywards Miles from third parties.
  20. Recipients of any Skywards Miles who are not Skywards Members must enroll in Emirates Skywards in order to receive any such Skywards Miles.
  21. Skywards Miles that are bought, gifted, transferred, extended, reinstated or multiplied do not count toward Tier status.
  22. Points.com Inc.'s privacy policy(opens link) and terms and conditions(opens link) apply to transactions and payments processed.
  23. Emirates Skywards Program Rules(opens link) apply.