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How to Find and Book Skywards Award Tickets

This step-by-step tutorial will show you exactly how book award tickets though Skywards.

  • Use our award pricing tool to figure out how many points your next trip should cost.
  • Don't have enough points? Our Skywards guide can tell you how to earn them.
  • Not sure how to start? See our Beginner's Guide.

Online Booking Guide

Select an airline to check whether it is bookable via this method.

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Unfortunately, you cannot book flights through this method. You can try searching availability via other programs before booking through an alternative method listed here.

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Step 1A: Get to Booking Page

First, log in by hovering over "Emirates Skywards & Business Rewards."

Link: emirates.com

Step 1B: Booking Page (cont.)

Enter your Skywards number and passowrd.

Step 2A: Enter Trip Details

Use our provided link to access the search form. Enter Origin and departure airports, dates. Do note that one-way awards cannot be booked with saver-level redemptions, which are usually far cheaper than Flex awards.

Link: emirates.com

Step 2B: Use Flexible Calendar (Optional)

The search engine can give you a +/- 3 day window into award flight availability.

Step 3: Check Cost and Availability

The results page lays out potential redemptions for Emirates-operated flights. It also shows taxes and fees right under the redemption amount.

Phone Booking Guide

Select an airline to check whether it is bookable via this method.

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Unfortunately, you cannot book flights through this method. You can try searching availability via other programs before booking through an alternative method listed here.

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Step 1: Get Ticket Price

Use our award pricing tool (and our easy-to-read redemption table) to get an idea of how much an award ticket will cost.

Link: awardace.com

Step 2: Check Availability Online

You will have more success booking on the phone knowing what flights are available. If you are unable to check availability online via this program, use or a different program's website. Our Airline Booking Guides can tell you exactly what programs can help you search availability for any airline.

Link: awardace.com

Step 3: Dial into Telephone Service Center

Once you have found a candidate flight, dial into +1 800 777 3999 to confirm pricing and availibilty.

  • Press 1 for Skywards
  • Enter Skywards number
  • Press 1 for Skywards reservations
  • When speaking to a customer service representative, present exact routing (as researched above) to expedite process

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