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Warsaw to Sydney £1275 in Emirates business AND earn BA tier points

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I don’t normally run fare ‘mistakes’ (if this is a mistake) on HfP but this one is worth a look.

Via Flyertalk, Emirates has filed a promotional fare of £1,275 in Business Class between Warsaw and Sydney or other Australasian destinations.

Emirates A380

This books onto the Qantas codeshares – your flight will have a Qantas flight number but you will fly Emirates.  This means that you will earn BA tier points and Avios.  A search on HfP will pull up older articles explaining why this works.

You need to book on Expedia or Opodo or similar to get the Qantas codeshares.  The Emirates site shows Emirates-coded options which do not earn Avios or tier points.

To see the fare you need to depart Warsaw between 30th June and 15th October.

As always with fares like this, it could go away at any point.  The airline may also cancel your ticket in a couple of days – do NOT make any ancilliary bookings until you are sure you are flying.  All part of the fun …..

Earning Flying Blue miles from credit cards

How to earn Emirates Skywards miles from UK credit cards (September 2021)

Emirates Skywards does not have a UK credit card.  However, you can earn Emirates Skywards miles by converting Membership Rewards points earned from selected UK American Express cardsThese are:

  • American Express Preferred Rewards Gold (review here, apply here) – sign-up bonus of 30,000 Membership Rewards points converts into 30,000 Emirates Skywards miles. This card is FREE for your first year and also comes with two free airport lounge passes. 30,000 points is a limited offer which ends on 9th November 2021.

Membership Rewards points convert at 1:1 into Emirates Skywards miles which is an attractive rate.  The cards above all earn 1 Membership Rewards point per £1 spent on your card, which converts to 1 Emirates Skywards mile. The Gold card earns double points (2 per £1) on all flights you charge to it.

Comments (39)

  • Bob says:

    We flew Qantas J MEL-SIN recently and it was better than the Emirates business class we flew on an earlier leg… Both were excellent though, you can’t lose with that choice!

  • flyforfun says:

    Damn! Just saw this and can’t get any dates or routes to price up at that fare! Grrr

    • Rob says:

      It can be priced via Heathrow (BA from WAW) then Qantas or Emirates to Dubai.

      • James says:

        Think this has also stopped……

        • Umberto says:

          I am trying to book but can’t find any date. What dates are available to achieve as many tier points as possible? Thanks

  • Mike says:

    Booked mine yesterday morning for me & my brother waw-dxb-kul-mel—-mel-sin-dxb-waw for £1150 each (mid August). Netting in 840 tier points is a bonus….
    Thanks @raffles for posting this one.

    • Amit says:

      If this was a mistake fare has anyone had their booking cancelled?

      • Mike says:

        I booked and have no issues…..airline didn’t cancel anything, even spoke to emirates on the phone!!!

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