Transfer Points To Emirates Skywards Using These Partners

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Emirates Skywards is a direct transfer partner of all major credit card rewards programs which makes it easy to quickly earn lots of Skywards Miles.
Last Updated 2022-08-19 By R.Flowers III

Points from all major U.S. credit card rewards programs can be transferred directly to Emirates Skywards at a 1:1 ratio. This includes American Express Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou Rewards, and Chase Ultimate Rewards.

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Citi ThankYou Rewards

Citi ThankYou Points can be transferred to Emirates Skywards at a 1:1 ratio. This means that 1,000 ThankYou Points can be converted into 1,000 Emirates Skywards Miles.

Citi Premier® Card

The Citi Premier® Card is currently Citi's only travel rewards card, but it is one of the best (if not thee best) for earning points transferable to Emirates and many other international airlines.

The card earns 3 points per $1 spent on restaurant, supermarket, gas station, air travel, and hotel purchases and 1X points on all other purchases. It also offers an annual $100 hotel savings benefit.

Intro Bonus: For a limited time, earn 80,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.

AMEX Membership Rewards

American Express Membership Rewards Points can be transferred to Emirates Skywards at a 1:1 ratio. This means that 1,000 AMEX Points can be converted to 1,000 Emirates Skywards Miles.

American Express offers several credit cards that offer excellent earning rates and intro bonuses as high as 100,000 points (and sometimes more).

Here's our picks for the best Membership Rewards credit cards for Emirates:

The Platinum Card® from American Express

The Platinum Card is a luxury travel card that offers over $1,400 in annual credits, global lounge access, superb travel and purchase insurance, and much more. The card also earns 5 points per $1 spent on airfare purchases directly with an airline or through American Express Travel, 5 points per $1 on hotel bookings through American Express Travel, and 1 point per $1 spent on everything else.

Intro Bonus: Earn 100,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $6,000 on purchases on the Card in your first 6 months of Card Membership.

American Express® Gold Card

If you frequently dine out or shop at supermarkets, you'll want to heavily consider the American Express Gold Card which is one of the best credit cards for quickly building Emirates Skyward Miles.

The card earns 4 Membership Rewards points per $1 spent at restaurants and at U.S. supermarkets (up to $25,000/year, then 1X), 3 points per $1 on airfare booked directly with an airline, and 1 point per $1 spent everywhere else. The card also offers up to $120 in annual Uber credits and up to $120 in annual dining credits (enrollment required).

Intro Bonus: Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $4,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 6 months.

Blue Business® Plus Credit Card from American Express

The Blue Business Plus Credit Card is one of the top credit cards for small businesses. It earns 2 points per $1 spent on the first $50,000 in yearly purchases, then 1 point per $1 for the remainder of the year.

Intro Bonus: Earn 15,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $3,000 in eligible purchases on the Card within your first 3 months of Card Membership.

Enjoy access to lounges all over the world with the Global Lounge Collection offered on The Platinum Card.

Chase Ultimate Rewards

Chase Ultimate Rewards Points can be transfered to Emirates Skywards at a 1:1 ratio meaning that 1,000 Chase Points can be converted to 1,000 Emirates Skywards Miles.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is one of the best flexible rewards credit cards available and is also one of the best cards to have if you're new to points and miles.

The card earns 5 points per $1 spent on travel purchases through Chase Ultimate Rewards, 3 points per $1 spent on online grocery purchases, select streaming services, and dining purchases, 2 points per $1 spent on other travel purchases, and 1 point per $1 spent on everything else.

When you redeem points for travel through Chase Travel Rewards, you'll receive a 25% boost to the value of points making them worth 1.25 cents each. The Chase Sapphire Preferred also offers an annual $50 hotel credit and bonus points for every year that you have the card.

Intro Bonus: Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $750 when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.

Chase Sapphire Reserve®

If you're looking for high value and great travel benefits, the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card is an excellent option.

The card earns 10 points per $1 spent on Chase Dining purchases and both hotel and car rental purchases through Chase Ultimate Rewards, 5 points per $1 spent on airline travel purchases through Chase Ultimate Rewards, 3 points per $1 spent on dining and other travel purchases, and 1 point per $1 spent on everything else.

The card comes with a good list of benefits including a 50% boost to the value of points when redeemed for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards, $300 in annual travel credits, Priority Pass Select membership, and up to a $100 statement credit towards a Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application. The Chase Sapphire Reserve also offers exceptional travel insurance when you use it to pay for your travel.

Intro Bonus: Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $900 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.

Ink Business Preferred® Credit Card

The Chase Ink Business Preferred Credit Card is a great business credit card for quickly building up rewards towards travel. It earns 3 points per $1 spent on up to $150,000 in combined annual spend on travel, shipping, internet, cable, phone, and advertising purchases and 1 point per $1 spent on everything else.

If you can't find good redemption value with Emirates and want to book travel with another airline or you want to book another form of travel such as a car rental or hotel, you can redeem points through Chase Ultimate Rewards for 25% additional value.

Intro Bonus: Earn 100k bonus points after you spend $15,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $1,000 cash back or $1,250 toward travel when redeemed through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.

Capital One Venture Rewards & Spark Rewards

Capital One Venture Miles & Spark Miles can be transferred to Emirates Skywards at a 1:1 ratio. This means that 1,000 Venture Miles or Spark Miles can be converted to 1,000 Emirates Skywards Miles.

Venture X Rewards Credit Card

The Capital One Venture X Card is a premium travel credit card that has a hefty annual fee of $395 but offers significantly more than that in value.

The card earns a whopping 10 Venture Miles per $1 spent on hotels and car rentals booked via Capital One Travel, 5 miles per $1 spent on flights booked through Capital One Travel, and 2 miles per $1 spent on all other purchases.

The Venture X also offers an annual $300 statement credit, an annual bonus of 10,000 miles on your account anniversary, access to both Capital One lounges and Priority Pass lounges, and up to $100 towards a Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application.

If you're looking for flexibility and don't mind booking travel through Capital One Travel, you can earn a significant amount of points that you can easily transfer to Emirates.

Intro Bonus: Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel.

Venture Rewards Credit Card

The Capital One Venture Card is a great travel rewards card if you want to earn rewards at a flat rate across all purchases and don't want to worry about bonus categories. It earns 5 Venture Miles per $1 spent on hotels and car rentals booked through Capital One Travel and an unlimited 2 miles per $1 spent on everything else.

The Venture Card also offers up to $100 towards a Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application.

Intro Bonus: Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel.

Capital One Spark Miles for Business

The Capital One Spark Miles for Business Card is fantastic if you want to earn business rewards at a flat rate across all purchases.

It earns 5 Spark Miles per $1 spent on hotels and car rentals booked through Capital One Travel and an unlimited 2 miles per $1 spent on everything else. It also offers up to $100 towards a Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application.

Intro Bonus: Earn a one-time bonus of 50,000 miles – equal to $500 in travel – once you spend $4,500 on purchases within the first 3 months from account opening.

Conversion Calculator

Use the conversion calculator to calculate point transfers from partner loyalty programs into Emirates Skywards Miles.

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FAQ

Can you transfer points to Emirates Skywards?

Yes. You can transfer rewards earned with several major programs directly to your Emirates Skywards account.

Can you transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points to Emirates Skywards?

Yes. You can transfer Membership Rewards points at a rate of 1,000 points for 1,000 Emirates Skywards miles.

Can you transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Emirates?

Yes. You can transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points at a rate of 1,000 points for 1,000 Emirates Skywards miles.

Which transfer partners are the best for earning Emirates Skywards miles?

You can Skywards Miles using all major U.S. credit card rewards programs including American Express Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Citi ThankYou Rewards, and Capital One Miles.