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Get 6,000 Emirates Skywards frequent flyer miles with a Sixt car rental

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Car rental group Sixt is running an exceptionally generous deal with Emirates Skywards.

Via this link – and only if you book via this link – you will receive:

4,000 Emirates Skywards miles with a 3+ day rental of a standard car

6,000 Emirates Skywards miles with a 3+ day rental of a Premium car

Each other also comes with a free additional driver in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

You need to book by 30th September for rentals until 30th November.

Whilst you might not be an existing Skywards collector, it is worth remembering that you can convert them into Heathrow Airport shopping vouchers (6,000 miles = £20) or use them for a discount on a hotel stay.

How to earn Emirates Skywards miles via UK credit cards

As a reminder, Emirates no longer has its own UK credit card.  However, you can earn Emirates Skywards points by converting Membership Rewards points earned from selected UK American Express cards.  These are:

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold – 10,000 Membership Rewards points sign-up bonus

The Platinum Card from American Express – 30,000 Membership Rewards points sign-up bonus

American Express Rewards credit card – 5,000 Membership Rewards points sign-up bonus

Membership Rewards points convert at 1:1 into Emirates Skywards miles.  The cards above all earn 1 Membership Rewards point per £1 spent on your card, which converts to 1 Emirates Skywards miles.

Comments (99)

  • Carl says:

    Any other good ideas on what to do with a small stash of Emirates miles? My wife has 45,000 of them from a recent trip.

  • Si says:

    OT – i have just churned a new Amex Gold Card. This time i didn’t automatically go for the supplementary card due to seeing comments that you could get a bonus 3k-ish membership points if applied for Supp Card at later date.

    Is the bonus automatic or do i have to wait for an email offer or something? Any idea how long this usually takes?

    Many thanks

    • Stuart P says:

      I don’t think there’s a bonus for supplementary cards on the gold credit right now. I got the 3k bonus on a supplementary bapp recently but nothing on the gold credit supp.

      • BJ says:

        Also got 3k on BAPP last week. No email invitation received. People have been reporting 5k bonuses for platinum supps for months. I also got one of those back in April without invitation email. I don’t recall people mentioning gold supp bonuses recently but that does not mean they are not available.
        @Si If you need a supp anyway then might as well take your chances and apply. That’s what most of us seem to do. If you get a bonus it hits your account immediately following a successful application IME so you do not need to wonder for a few days if you got it or not.

      • GRIMZ says:

        I got the 3k bonus on the Gold sup recently. Just apply, its a bit hit and miss but if you get it then its a bonus!

    • Crafty says:

      OT, but related: are PRG charge cards that have been upgraded to Platinum treated as one continuous card for annual referral cap purposes?

    • MarkH says:

      I also took a punt and applied for a Gold credit supp on the chance I might get some bonus points (as I had on Plat and BAPP recently) but didn’t get anything.

  • Mike says:

    Once again, no Amex offer for me.

  • Dave Barron says:

    OT – Apologies for asking a daft question! I just added a supplementary card to my BAPP account for my wife. She’s yet to use it but I was curious – will her transactions appear on my statements or will she receive her own statements and billing cycle?

  • Wally1976 says:

    OT – myself and one child are booked into CE for upcoming flight (Lloyds upgrade voucher) with wife and other child in ET on separate booking (same flight). There’s a chance my wife might have to miss the flight. Any idea what would happen as our child who is booked to travel with her cannot presumably travel alone (she’s a sensible 9 year-old!)? Thanks

  • Peter Clayburn says:

    There seems to be a lack of communication at the Virgin/Delta bar. The place is great fun for a few beers, but we tried to join the quiz on Monday having been told around 1pm that we didn’t need to book and when we arrived an hour early we found that both Monday’s and Wednesday’s quizzes were fully booked. Couldn’t find any info about this on the website either.

    • Michael Jennings says:

      I went there for a couple of beers with friends last night. It was a very nice place for a few beers, and I souvenired a nice set of Virgin Atlantic coasters in a variety of colours, We asked a staff member about the quiz, and he told us it was completely signed up for the rest of the week.

  • Chris says:

    Does anyone know what Amex card the Radisson cash back is applicable to?

  • Andrew (@andrewseftel) says:

    Is the pub itself worth stopping at? It’s only a short walk from my wife’s office, but it’s in the wrong direction for my evening commute.