Emirates Transfer Partners
You can earn lots of Emirates Skywards Miles by transferring points earned in other program directly to your Skywards account. Get the full details.
Emirates has a nice amount transfer partners you can use to earn Skywards Miles. This allows you to easily build your miles by earning rewards via partner credit card sign up bonuses and spend. This is the best approach for earning lots of miles with Emirates.
Emirates Transfer Partners Calculator
Emirates only offers credit cards to a handful of regions. For most, earning points with transfer parnters and then transferring those earned points to your Emirates Skywards Miles account is going to be the best option.
The Emirates Points Transfer Calculator will calculate the transfer of rewards from other programs to your Emirates Skywards account. Enter any amount of miles in the calculator and it will output how many rewards are needed in the partner program to equal the amount you specified.
Earning Miles With Partner Credit Cards
All of the credit cards listed in the table below earns Emirates Skywards Miles directly or allows you to earn rewards and transfer them directly to your Emirates Skywards Rewards account. The earning rates listed are based on the transfer ratio when converting rewards to Skywards Miles. You can click on a card's Rewards Calculator to get more details on the card as well as calculate how many Emirates Skywards Miles you can earn and compare to top credit cards.
You can use the Best Credit Cards For Emirates Miles Calculator to calculate which of the above cards will earn you the most Emirates Skywards Miles based on your spend.
Emirates Transfer Partners FAQ
Can you transfer points to Emirates?
Yes. You can transfer points to Emirates using 15 different partners.
How many AMEX Points do you need to transfer to Emirates?
You can transfer a minimum of 1,000 AMEX Membership Rewards Points for 1,000 Emirates Skywards Miles.
How many Chase Points do you need to transfer to Emirates?
You can transfer a minimum of 1,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points for 1,000 Emirates Skywards Miles.
How many Citi Points do you need to transfer to Emirates?
You can transfer a minimum of 1,000 Citi ThankYou Points for 1,000 Emirates Skywards Miles.
Can you transfer Emirates Skywards Miles to other programs?
No. You can only transfer points to your Emirates Skywards account.
Can you transfer hotel loyalty points to Emirates Skywards Miles?
Yes, several hotel programs allow you to transfer points directly to your Skywards account. Marriott, IHG, and Shangri-La have the more favorable transfer ratios out of the bunch.
What is the best rewards program for earning Emirates Skywards Miles?
For most, AMEX Membership Rewards and Citi ThankYou Rewards are going to be the two best programs for earning Skywards Miles via point transfers. Chase Ultimate Rewards is also a good secondary option.
What's the best credit card for earning Emirates Skywards Miles?
The best credit card will depend on how much you spend across different categories. You can use the Best Credit Cards For Emirates Miles calculator to find out the cards that earn you the most points and best return.