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Emirates 5th Freedom routes to Europe are back baby!
One of the cooler ways to fly Emirates is between the US and Europe on their 5th freedom routes. They are back baybayyyy. Starting June 1st, 2021 you’ll be able to fly Emirates between the US and Europe. Don’t forget that when you fly roundtrip you get access to “Flex” pricing and that drops Emirates first class down to 135k points roundtrip between EWR and ATH. That is a screaming good deal. These are operated by older 777s, but it’s still an incredible deal.
Don’t forget that Emirates is a transfer partner of these programs:
- Chase Ultimate Rewards
- American Express Membership Rewards
- Citi Thank You Points
- Capital One Miles
- Marriott Bonvoy
Emirates Newark to Athens back on June 1st
First Class space is avail for at least 1 person for 135k and about $165 roundtrip
It would have this first class
JFK to MXP is back on the schedule
Note that this route used to be served by an A380, but will also be serviced by a 777. No First Class space that I could find, but plenty of business class. And a damn good price if you ask me. 107,500 points Roundtrip
I haven’t personally flown on Emirates 777 business class, but it doesn’t offer all aisle access and the seats aren’t 100% lie flat. But..for less than a 7 hour flight where you may not sleep anyways – it’s a pretty awesome deal.
Overall – it’s pretty exciting to see these 5th Freedom Flights back on the schedule
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Capital One lit the premium card market on fire when it dropped this card. It quickly was added to our wallet for the following reason!
♥ Earn 100k Bonus Points after $10k Spend in 6 months
♥$300 Annual Travel credit within Capital One Travel Portal
♥2x on every single purchase without limit
♥10x on hotels and car rentals purchased via Capital One Travel
♥5x on airfare purchased within Capital One Travel
♥Erase any travel purchase off your card at a penny a piece with Capital One Travel Eraser
- Access to the Capital One lounge network
- Priority Pass access ( including restaurants for you and two guests ) Authorized Users have access as well
♥ 10k Anniversary Miles every year you keep the card – worth $100 in Capital One Travel or transferred to partners
♥$395 Annual Fee
If you spend more than $400 a year on travel, you’ll quickly offset the annual fee with the $300 travel credit and 10k anniversary bonus. The rest is gravy. And you can add up to 4 Authorized Users fee free!