FA Cup semi-final tickets at Wembley have popped up for redemption with Emirates Skywards miles. They are NOT a bargain but if you can’t get tickets directly then this is your only option.
Tickets are available in both sections of the ground, so there are four possible redemptions:
6th April – Manchester City v Brighton – Manchester City end
6th April – Manchester City v Brighton – Brighton end
7th April – Wolverhampton v Watford – Wolverhampton end
7th April – Wolverhampton v Watford – Watford end
Tickets are 26,000 Emirates miles EACH. These are not hospitality packages.
There ARE VIP hospitality packages up for auction. Bids start at 40,000 Emirates miles.
Remember that Emirates Skywards miles transfer instantly from American Express Membership Rewards if your accounts are already linked. Tickets for the FA Cup final will also be available at a later date.
You can redeem your Emirates Skywards miles for seats here.
How to earn Emirates Skywards miles from UK credit cards (January 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 cards. These are:
- 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 two 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 5,000 Membership Rewards points converts into 5,000 Emirates Skywards miles. This card is FREE for life.
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.