From October, the Expo 2021 will take place in Dubai. If you fly to Dubai with Emirates, you will receive one Skywards mile for every minute you spend in Dubai from October 1st to March 31st. However, you can only collect a maximum of 5,000 miles, which you’ll have achieved after staying in Dubai for about three and a half days.
To get these miles, you’ll have to sign up here and start your journey by March 31, 2022 at the latest:
In addition, the flight must have been booked after August 1, 2021. All fares are permitted, regardless of whether they are Special, Saver, Flex, or Flex Plus in economy, business, or first class.
Unfortunately, transfer connections do not count. The stay in Dubai must be at least 24 hours long = 1,440 miles.
The Emirates Skywards Mile‑A‑Minute in Dubai Offer is open to all individual Emirates Skywards members who: a) are existing Emirates Skywards members, or who enrol as a member by 11.59pm (Dubai time) on 31 March 2022. b) have registered for the offer prior to travel and latest by 11.59pm (Dubai time) on 31 March 2022 either via email link, emirates.com, Emirates App or Emirates Retail or Contact Centers. Skysurfers can register only with consent from their Parent/Guardian, who must register through the Emirates Retail or Contact Centres. c) have completed issuance of an Eligible Ticket and Eligible Fare between 0.01am on 1 August 2021 and 11.59pm (Dubai time) on 31 March 2022. d) have commenced an Eligible Journey on Eligible Flights between 0.01am on 1 October 2021 and 11.59pm (Dubai time) on 31 March 2022. An Eligible Ticket is defined as: a) any with prefix 176. b) any purchased via emirates.com, Emirates App, Emirates Retail or Contact Centres, or via a travel agent. c) any eligible for normal Skywards Miles accrual, per Skywards Programme Rules. d) any, except one‑way tickets terminating in the United Arab Emirates. An Eligible Fare is defined as: a) "Special", "Saver", "Flex" or "Flex Plus" in either Economy Class, Business Class or First Class. An Eligible Journey is defined as: a) any originating outside the United Arab Emirates. b) with a minimum stay in Dubai of 24 hours (per scheduled arrival & departure times on ticket). An Eligible Flight is defined as: a) an Emirates marketed flight with EK designator, operated by Emirates or flydubai. b) all other codeshare and interline flights are excluded from this offer. An Emirates Skywards member who, at the discretion of Emirates Skywards, satisfies all the conditions set out above will be awarded bonus Skywards Miles in addition to the Skywards Miles normally earned in respect of the flight: a) the bonus applicable for this promotion is 1 Skywards Mile for every 1 minute in Dubai (per scheduled arrival & departure times on ticket). The maximum bonus that can be earned is 5,000 Skywards Miles. b) this bonus will be credited only once per member during the offer period. c) this bonus will be credited for the first eligible stay in Dubai only. d) this bonus will be credited within 14 days from the completion of your stay in Dubai. The Emirates Skywards member will be notified of the Miles credit in their membership statements, which are accessible on the Emirates App or online at emirates.com.All other Emirates Skywards Programme Rules apply.
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