Emirates Skywards has made a LOT of tickets for the Rugby World Cup available for redemption with Skywards miles.
You can find out more on this page of the Emirates site (log-in required). You need to look in two places – some tickets are being auctioned whilst others are direct redemptions. All tickets include the chance for your child (10-16 years) to be a flag bearer.
The snag, of course, is that you need to get yourself to Japan ….
American Express Membership Rewards points transfer INSTANTLY from Amex to Emirates Skywards as long as your accounts are already linked.
How to earn Emirates Skywards miles from UK credit cards (June 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 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 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.