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50% of Singapore Airlines Award Redemptions – Select routes only

You can get 50% discount on miles, when you redeem your KrisFlyer miles for an Economy Saver award ticket on and when you book and travel before July 10, 2015 to selected destinations.




This Promotions is valid only on select flights on approximately 25 routes  and must be booked and travelled before July 10, 2015.  50% discount will replace the 15% discount for online redemptions


Here are some of the popular routes


Houston is the only city in USA that is applicable for this promotion

Houston is the only city in USA for this promotion



Bengaluru and Mumbai are the 2 Indian cities

Bengaluru and Mumbai are the 2 Indian cities eligible for this promotion


Is this promotion worth it?

It is certainly worth it, If you already have KrisFlyer miles in your account and are planning to make a trip on any of these routes.

However, If you are considering accumulating miles for this promotion, keep in mind that Singapore Airlines charges fuel surcharges on award tickets and this promotion is valid for only saver economy awards on select routes.


How to get KrisFlyer miles?

You may transfer points from Amex Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou points or Chase Ultimate Rewards to KrisFlyer account.

You can get





1. Houston -> Singapore -> Houston for 37,500 miles + $506 in taxes and surcharges

The same itinerary can be purchased for $1,484 and note that this flight stops in Moscow and total flying time is around 22 hours.



Taxes and Surcharges on Award ticket


2.  Bengaluru – Singapore for 9,250 miles + INR 8,838

Instead of redeeming miles, You can purchase the same itinerary for INR 20,876.


Potential opportunity to visit Bangalore cheaply

Potential opportunity to visit Singapore at low cost


Things you should know

1. Bookings may only be made on
2. Bookings are valid only for online redemption of applicable Saver awards in Economy Class on selected Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flights.
3. Online redemption bookings and travel must be complete by 10 July 2015.
4. Tickets redeemed through this promotion are not applicable for upgrades

Here is the link for the complete terms & Conditions.



Through July 10, 2015, you can get 50% discount on KrisFlyer Award redemptions on select routes only.  There are about 25 routes eligible for this promotion and you must complete your travel before July 10, 2015.

This promotion may not be useful for many folks as Singapore Airlines adds taxes & Surcharges to award tickets and this promotion is valid on select routes. It is more like a discount when redeeming miles rather than a (almost) free ticket

If you have miles already available in your KrisFlyer account and are planning to make a trip in any of these routes, you may consider taking advantage of this promotion by redeeming and travelling before July 10,2015.



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