Emirates Skywards, the loyalty program of Emirates Airline and flydubai, has launched an online subscription platform “Skywards+” to offer its 27 million members easier access to customized rewards and privileges throughout the year.
Initially tested in 2019 with select members, Skywards+ is now available to all logged in and active Emirates Skywards members. Starting at an annual subscription rate of $399 a year US, members can sign up on emirates.com and enjoy benefits such as bonus Skywards Miles, bonus Tier Miles, discounted upgrade rewards and airport lounge access.
Skywards+ Offers Multiple Tiers in Membership
The loyalty program has introduced multiple Skywards+ packages with personalized benefits to suit the needs of each individual member. Blue, Silver, Gold, and Platinum Tier members can subscribe to one of the following: Classic Package, at an annual subscription rate of $399 US; Advanced Package, at an annual subscription rate of $699 US; and Premium Package at an annual subscription rate of $999 US.*
The Classic Package will offer members: 20 percent bonus Skywards Miles; access to the Emirates Business Class Lounge twice a year; and 5 Kgs of extra baggage allowance.
The Advanced Package will offer members: 20 percent discount on upgrade rewards; 10 Kgs of extra baggage allowance or 1 additional piece for checked baggage*; and access to the Emirates Business Class Lounge five times a year.
The Premium Package will offer members a chance to fast-track and retain tier status quicker with: 20 percent Tier Miles bonus; 20 percent discount on flight upgrades; access to the Emirates Business Class Lounge ten times a year; and 10 Kgs of extra baggage allowance or 1 additional piece of checked baggage.*
The validity of any Skywards Miles due to expire since April 2020 has also been further extended until December 31st, 2021, providing Emirates Skywards members with more opportunities to spend Miles on an extensive range of benefits and privileges.
Emirates Skywards offers four tiers of membership: Blue, Silver, Gold and Platinum, with each tier earning exclusive privileges. Members can earn Miles with partners ranging from airlines, hotels and car rentals to financial, leisure and lifestyle brands. Skywards Miles can be spent on flight tickets on partner airlines, hotel stays, hospitality at sporting and cultural events, and 'money-can’t-buy experiences'.