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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 or Expedia, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. However, if you’re using the American Express Platinum Card, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through the Amex Travel portal to get 5x MR points. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz or Expedia’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to get the time away from work or family.
Here’s an opportunity to visit one of Southeast Asia’s most vibrant destinations for a great price — Singapore Airlines is offering flights from New York (JFK), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX) and San Francisco (SFO) to Singapore (SIN) from just $671 round-trip. There’s also an option to fly nonstop from San Francisco (SFO) on the airline’s brand-new Airbus A350, but you’ll pay a little more. You won’t be hard-pressed to find things to do in the Southeast Asian city, and you’ll get there in style on one of TPG’s favorite airlines. Considering visiting Singapore is usually quite an expensive ordeal, these prices make the long trip even more attractive.
Airline: Singapore Airlines
Route: JFK, IAH, LAX, SFO — SIN
Cost: $671 round-trip in economy
Dates: February — May 2017
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: American Express Platinum Card (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Singapore (SIN) for $671 round-trip:
New York (JFK) to Singapore (SIN) for $684 round-trip:
San Francisco (SFO) to Singapore (SIN) for $835 round-trip:
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Platinum Card (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Chase Sapphire Reserve, 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.
Featured image of Singapore courtesy of Getty Images.
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