Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Guides
Singapore Airlines fly to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Their KrisFlyer frequent flyer program partners with the American Express Membership Rewards program.
KrisFlyer provides well-priced redemptions on Singapore Airlines flights, especially in Business and First Class. As a result, it's a program you need to know about if you're aiming to travel in style using your points.
Those based in Auckland and Christchurch with the flexibility to travel in June can get a big win from their KrisFlyer (or Velocity) balance.
How you can pick up some extra KrisFlyer miles on shopping for most of April.
There are a heap of ways to earn KrisFlyer miles from your hotel stays, here in New Zealand and abroad. Here’s how to get started.
Rent a car with Avis, Hertz and Europcar before the end of May and you’ll pick up some extra miles with KrisFlyer. Plus guide to earning KrisFlyer miles with other partners.
KrisFlyer offers some well-known redemptions on its own flights – but its partners can provide value too. Here’s our take on some of the best uses of a chunky KrisFlyer balance.
Is this now the best frequent flyer program for travellers in Australia?
80,000 Membership Rewards Points plus $200 travel credit and unlimited lounge access with the Amex Platinum Charge
The is the highest points-earning card in the market and includes unlimited airport lounge access, a $200 travel credit, a free hotel night, and the equivalent of 40,000 points with the likes of Qantas, Asia Miles and KrisFlyer.
There is a new ‘Carrier Charge’ coming, which will increase in cost the further you fly.
Come January 2019, you will need to transfer 15% more Velocity Points to get the same amount of KrisFlyer miles as now.
Singapore Airlines have announced that they are discontinuing their Capital Express flight between Wellington and Canberra as of 30 April – but there is a silver lining for those who still want to fly with the airline from the windy city.
Now that Velocity members can book directly book Singapore Airlines First Class awards, here’s our comparison guide. The results may surprise you.
It may be in your best interest to save KrisFlyer miles by mixing Singapore Airlines flights with its Star Alliance partners like Lufthansa, ANA and Asiana but do watch out for fuel surcharges.
One of the best ways to maximise a one-way or roundtrip award redemption on Singapore Airlines’ frequent flyer program KrisFlyer is to add stopovers, usually in Singapore, but now available in most cities as you make your way to your final destination. This guide shows why this is a great idea.
Most people say it can’t be done, but it may just require a bit of luck and a good attitude.
KrisFlyer devaluation hits NZ travellers hard but possible savings when travelling outside of our region
The elimination of fuel surcharges on award tickets on Singapore Airlines will have no tempering effect on the points increase for flights from New Zealand as those surcharges are not applied here anyway. Where savings are to be made are for travel between and within the eight award zones that were not affected by points increases and where fuel surcharges will now disappear.