Book Warsaw to Sydney for £1,275 in Emirates business class 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.
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 …..
How to earn Emirates Skywards miles from UK credit cards (June 2023)
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 cards.
Cards earning Membership Rewards points include:
- American Express Preferred Rewards Gold (review here, apply here) – sign-up bonus of 20,000 Membership Rewards points converts into 20,000 Emirates Skywards miles. This card is FREE for your first year and also comes with four free airport lounge passes.
- The Platinum Card from American Express (review here, apply here) – sign-up bonus of 30,000 Membership Rewards points converts into 30,000 Emirates Skywards miles
- American Express Rewards credit card (review here, apply here) – sign-up bonus of 10,000 Membership Rewards points converts into 10,000 Emirates Skywards miles. This card is FREE for life.
SPECIAL OFFER: Until 13th June, the sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card is doubled to 60,000 Membership Rewards points (worth 60,000 Skywards miles) – and you get £200 to spend at Amex Travel too! Apply here.
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.