American Express has been pushing out a pretty attractive Referral Programme for most of its credit cards - you can now get 7,500 additional KrisFlyer Miles with the American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card through this programme if you sign-up using my unique referral link. If you did not hold any Singapore Airlines credit cards previously, you can easily earn 12,500 KrisFlyer Miles by spending just S$50 in the first 3 months upon card approval.
The American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card has an annual fee of S$337.05 but it does come with a number of perks which may make it worthwhile for you, depending on your travel patterns. For a start, the card comes with 4 complimentary lounge access each year to any participating SATS Premier Lounge in Singapore and Plaza Premium Lounge around the world - this includes places like Blossom (Terminal 4) as well as other excellent Plaza Premium Lounges in Singapore, Melbourne, Shanghai, Taipei, Siem Reap and Penang.
Additionally, you will also get a complimentary upgrade to the Silver membership tier in the Hilton Honors program which unlocks the ability for you to get the 5th night free on standard reward stays (you should consider consider buying Hilton Honors points once you have this benefit). Most importantly, the American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card gives you one compliementary night each year at over 110 Hilton Properties in Asia-Pacific.
To take full advantage of the American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card, be sure to trigger the following bonuses:
Referral Programme Bonus: 7,500 KrisFlyer Miles
Welcome Bonus: 5,000 KrisFlyer Miles
Welcome Offer: 30,000 KrisFlyer Miles
Grab First Ride Bonus: 500 KrisFlyer Miles