Earning Skywards Miles

Convert your everyday spends on your credit card to valuable Skywards Miles

You can earn Skywards Miles on your everyday spends by using the Emirates NBD Skywards Visa Infinite or Emirates NBD Skywards Signature credit cards. 

Miles can be redeemed for flights with Emirates, flydubai and other partner airlines, Emirates flight upgrades, hotel accommodation, excursions and shopping.

Spend and earn Skywards Miles

You earn Miles every time you make a retail purchase or payment using your credit card. The number of Miles you earn differs depending on the type of transaction and the card you’re using.

Miles earned per USD spent:

Type of spend

Skywards Infinite

Skywards Signature

Emirates and flydubai

2

1.5

International

1.5

1

Domestic

1

0.75

Domestic spends under these categories earn Miles as follows:

  • Online food delivery and car booking apps earn 2 Miles per USD equivalent spent on Skywards Infinite Credit Cards and 1.5 Miles per USD equivalent spent on Skywards Signature Credit Cards
  • Grocery, supermarkets, fast-food restaurants, insurance and car dealerships earn Miles at 25% of the domestic earning rate
  • Petroleum, transit, government services, utility payments, real estate, education and telecommunication payments earn Miles at 10% of the domestic spend earning rate

Domestic and International Duty Free spends earn 2 Miles per USD equivalent spent on Skywards Infinite Credit Cards and 1.5 Miles per USD equivalent spent on Skywards Signature Credit Cards. 

You can earn a maximum of 100,000 Miles for Skywards Infinite Credit Cards and 50,000 Miles for Skywards Signature Credit Cards (or up to your credit card limit, whichever is lower) in a statement cycle.

Miles you earn during a credit card billing cycle are transferred to your Emirates Skywards account based on your monthly statement date.

  • If you receive your statement before the 25th of the month, your Miles will be transferred by the 25th of the same month
  • If you receive your statement on or after the 25th of the month, your Miles will be transferred by the 25th of the next month

FAQs

We use a fixed conversion rate of USD1 = AED3.672. This rate can change at any time.

This is subject to Emirates Skywards terms and conditions. Please visit the Skywards website to know more.

Your Miles will be credited to the Emirates Skywards Account you provided us during your card or account application process.

Only retail spends earn you Miles. Loans on your card, cash advances, bank fees and charges, balance transfers etc. don’t earn Miles. Click here to learn more about eligible transactions.

Any Miles earned on your supplementary credit card will be transferred to the Emirates Skywards account linked to the primary credit card.

No, you won't lose your rewards, they'll just be transferred to your new Emirates NBD card.