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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to travel. Additionally, keep in mind that discounted partner fares may not earn miles with US-based carriers.
United is currently offering a fantastic fare on flights from Newark (EWR) to Singapore (SIN) for departures from August through December. You can fly round-trip with a stop in each direction for $754, which is several hundred dollars less than a typical round-trip fare to Singapore. To find your flights, search on Google Flights then head over to United’s site to book. You can route to fly on United’s new San Francisco to Singapore route on the airline’s 787-9 Dreamliner, which comes equipped with personal in-flight entertainment in all cabins as well as Wi-Fi.
Route: EWR to SIN
Cost: $754+ round-trip in economy
Dates: August 2016 through December 2016
Fare Class: L
Miles Earned: 22,018 elite-qualifying miles
Booking Link: Orbitz
Pay With: American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred
Here are some examples of what you can book:
Newark (EWR) to Singapore (SIN) on United for $754 round-trip in August (earns 22,018 PQMs):
Newark (EWR) to Singapore (SIN) on United for $754 round-trip in December (earns 22,018 PQMs):
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
H/T: The Flight Deal
If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below! Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.
Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.