It's official now - you can redeem your KrisFlyer miles for Scoot or TigerAir vouchers (although it might not be wise to do so). You may use the Scoot vouchers to pay for ticket fares, add-on services, name or flight change fees, and more! You can apply them for a new booking or for an add-on purchase to an existing booking!
Here are the much awaited conversion rates!
- 3,200 KrisFlyer Miles = S$30 Voucher on Scoot or Tiger Air (approx. 107 miles for S$1)
- 5,300 KrisFlyer Miles = S$50 Voucher on Scoot or Tiger Air (approx. 106 miles for S$1)
- 10,500 KrisFlyer Miles = S$100 Voucher on Scoot or Tiger Air (approx. 105 miles for S$1)
Since 10,000 KrisFlyer Miles is worth at least S$100 on Singapore Airlines (if you use your miles to pay), I practically see no value in this conversion - unless of course your miles are expiring and you have no use for them anyway. Award redemption on Singapore Airlines is worth a whole lot more (particularly in long-haul business and first class flights) where 10,000 KrisFlyer Miles can be worth easily >S$500.
I absolutely love Alaska Airlines - more specifically, I love Mileage Plan miles (since I have never actually flown on AS-metal before). I have written about this promotion a number of times now since Alaska Airlines runs this promotion fairly often but this is a great way to travel in Business Class for very little money. From now until 9 April 2018, purchase Mileage Plan miles and get up to 40% more miles (USD 21.12 per 1,000 block of miles after discount).
If you love the meatballs from IKEA (I do!) and would like to earn a lot of miles pigging out (you do have to buy the frozen ones and heat them up at home though!), you can now earn 30X OCBC$ (12 miles per dollar!) on your OCBC Titanium Rewards Card for all eligible spend made at IKEA Tampines and IKEA Alexandra stores - physical ones only - from 1-11 March 2018.
On my latest trip to Japan where I checked out Japan Airlines' Business Class product for the first time, I decided to take up iShopChangi's offer to check out their duty-free e-store which has over 10,000 products from across 500 different brands and it allows me to purchase things like wines and spirits to high-end electronics from Bose and DJI. Instead of being able to just purchase these products prior to your flight, iShopChangi allows all eligible passengers to select from the e-commerce portal 30 days in advance and up to 18 hours before your flight. In fact, if you do not wish to lug your purchases with you throughout your trip, a convenient home delivery service can also be arranged for selected beauty and electronics purchases that are more than S$380.
Now it has been almost six months since I have last written about Mileslife and in case you have forgotten what it is (or you are new to this platform), it is basically a way for you to make payment to a selection of merchants which in-turn earns you more miles - there are no fees involved in using this so it is a win-win situation for both parties! If you do not already have an account, you will have to download the app on your mobile phone (using my referral link gets you 1,000 bonus miles extra!). From 24-28 February 2018, enjoy double miles on all dining transactions made on Mileslife!
Instead of offering just 30% off required miles to selected destinations in March 2018 via KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes, eligible KrisFlyer members can now enjoy 50% redemption discount on award flights to Bali - redemption must be completed by 28 February 2018 for flights from 1-31 March 2018. With this generous 50% discount, flying to Bali will only require 3,750 miles and 8,750 miles in Economy Class and Business Class respectively each way.
Sometime late last year, Singapore Airlines announced the changes (that are already in effect at the time of writing) to the mileage accrual rates, seat selection as well as baggage allowances. One of the things mentioned then was the upcoming changes to the fees pertaining to award tickets as well as redemption upgrades on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and other partner airlines that will come into effect on 01 March 2018.
KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes is back for the month of March 2018 with 30% savings on required KrisFlyer miles on specific routes. Award flights start from just 5,250 and 19,250 KrisFlyer miles in Economy Class and Business Class respectively one-way.
In celebration of the upcoming Lunar New Year ahead, Chope is giving you the opportunity to earn 100 more Chope-Dollars on your next reservation. More importantly, it is allowing you to use some of your Chope-Dollars for a chance to win extra Chope-Dollars (yes, pretty much like gambling really), Shopee credits, Chope Shop credits as well as S$88 Cash - unfortunately bonus KrisFlyer Miles is not one of the prizes though.
Purchase at least 5,000 Starpoints from now until 16 March 2018 to benefit from a 35% discount. As you may remember, all Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) member may purchase up to 30,000 Starpoints each calendar year and the account must be opened for at least 14 days before you are able to purchase or receive Starpoints
United Airlines is currently offering up to 60% more miles when you purchase United Airlines MileagePlus Miles before 22 January 2018. While there was previously the opportunity to receive up to 100% more miles, the minimum number of miles required in order to trigger the highest bonus is significantly lesser this time - 30,000 miles versus 70,000 miles.