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Cheapest way to obtain 3,2K Skywards miles for upgrade
I am always fascinated by those big deals with points and miles which offers one the possibility to book a nice J or F flight to the other end of the world. My question is regarding my trip with Emirates over the next few months.
I have booked a trip SYD – AKL with Emirates. Return trip is in J (Flex) and I would like to upgrade this with miles to F. The costs are 16,250 miles and I only have 13,052 miles. Buying miles on the EK site seemed relatively expensive for only 4K miles. Buying miles from a points and miles broker is illegal and could end up worse (ticket cancelled). Are there any other optons to obtain 3,200 miles in a few monhs? In the Netherlands we don’t have Emirates branded creditcards. Any promos I have missed?
Take a look at this page.
What hits me is transfer from hotel points, while not a good deal could be worth it for you. Accor does not look all that bad if you have points with them.
Also look into rental cars and possibly flights with TAP since you are Europe based.
Just for inspiration of what can be done when you live in a country without easy credit card bonuses.
Not suggest you do something as crazy as 37rentals, but a weekend away flying TAP, a hotel stay and a some rentals might give you what you need.