Emirates Skywards Gold: Everything You Should Know

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There are different tiers in the Emirates Skywards Programme. One of its tiers is the Emirates Skywards Gold. It is the second top tier of the airline after Blue and Silver and if you are a Gold tier member, be ready to experience some of the best that Emirates has to offer. Enjoy instant upgrades and lounge access with the Emirates Skywards. Emirates Skywards has been recognised by different people as one of the best loyalty programmes any airline has to offer and that is the reason why it has won rewards. Let’s look at the benefits which members in the gold tier of the airline can claim.


Benefits While Planning Your Trip

Travelling will become a seamless experience for you once you join the Emirates Skywards Gold. You will earn flyer miles whenever you book flights with the airline or any of its partners. Along with that, you can instantly upgrade your flights directly at the airport. If you didn’t get the time to upgrade your flight online, you can just ask it to be upgraded in the check-in counter and your seat will be upgraded in case there are better seats available. Emirates will remember your preferences so whenever you return to fly al your needs are taken care of so that you don’t have to face any hassle.

You also get to carry an extra 16 Kg’s of check-in baggage with yourself. One of the best things that you can take advantage of is choosing seats of your preference without paying anything extra for it. Along with this, you earn 50% bonus Skywards Miles whenever you book your flight with Emirates or any of its partners. From the contact centres of the airline, you will get priority service.

Benefits at Airport With the Gold Tier

If you like doing things first, well, you will love the benefit of priority boarding and check-in with the Emirates Skywards Gold. Members in the Skywards Gold can enjoy the free access to Emirates Business Class lounge along with one of their eligible guests. In case you want to enjoy the First Class lounge of the airline, you can pay to upgrade. As mentioned above, another benefit which you can enjoy at the airport is that you can upgrade your flight at the last moment.

Other Benefits with the Gold Tier

You will be treated as special members of the airline and that is why you can take advantage of the airline’s partner network and get discounts on booking hotels and renting cars. Along with that, whenever you book with the airline’s partners you also earn Skywards Miles. Then there is the ‘Your World Rewards’. Also, your baggage will be out before anyone else’s. If you feel like normal check-in counters are just too much for you, you can access the Business check-in counters at the airport even when you are travelling with the economy class of the airline.

As mentioned above, you get to take additional checked baggage completely for free. Ensure that the extra baggage is not exceeding 16 Kg’s or else you will have to pay extra. You also get complimentary lounge access with flydubai depending on your departure airport. If you are worried about earning more points, don’t worry, just fly more with the airline and book more with its partners. Along with this, you can also purchase and gift Skywards Miles to your friends and family. You can also transfer your Miles to someone else’s account. To upgrade from Skywards Gold to Platinum, you will have to earn more tier Miles.

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