Deal alert: World’s longest flights in Premium Economy starting at $1,001 R/T
This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page.
For more TPG news and deals delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter here: https://thepointsguy.com/mailing-list/
If you want to fly on the world’s longest flight, here’s your chance to do so. We’re seeing deals on Singapore Airlines on some of the world’s longest flights — including the longest — starting at $1,001 round-trip. The deals are available from Newark (EWR), San Francisco (SFO) and Los Angeles (LAX) and travel nonstop to Singapore (SIN). The journey from Newark to Singapore alone is over 18 hours. The deals appear to be available between February and May.
We first spotted the deals at Flyer Talk.
TPG’s Katie Genter recently reviewed Singapore’s Premium Economy class from Singapore (SIN) to Los Angeles (LAX) and was impressed with the comfortable seats, (including solo seats that can be selected 48 hours before departure), complimentary Book the Cook and well-stocked IFE on large seatback screens.
You have several points hotel options once in Singapore to help recoup after the long journey. The JW Marriott Singapore is a Category 7 property, requiring 50,000 points off-peak, 60,000 standard and 70,000 peak per night. TPG’s Ethan Steinberg called it the “best hotel I’d ever stayed at.” The Andaz Singapore, another solid choice, is a Category 5 property, which requires 20,000 World of Hyatt points per night.
To search, head to Google Flights and enter your origin and destination cities. Scroll through the calendar function to find dates and prices that work for you. Finally, click through to book directly with the airline or an OTA like Orbitz or Expedia.
Routes: EWR/LAX/SFO – SIN
Cost: $1,001+ round-trip in premium economy
Dates: February – May 2020
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige® Card (5x on airfare), Citi Premier℠ Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve (3x on airfare), American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare when booked directly with the airline) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
The information for the Citi Premier and Citi Prestige has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Singapore (SIN) for $1,001 round-trip nonstop:
Newark (EWR) to Singapore (SIN) for $1,049 round-trip nonstop:
San Francisco (SFO) to Singapore (SIN) for $1,254 round-trip nonstop:
Maximize your purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, Citi Premier Card, Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this guide for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
Featured image courtesy of Katie Genter/The Points Guy
Welcome to The Points Guy!
WELCOME OFFER: 60,000 Points
TPG'S BONUS VALUATION*: $1,200
CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 2X points on all travel and dining, points transferrable to over a dozen travel partners
*Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. View our latest valuations here.
- Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
- 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
- Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 60,000 points are worth $750 toward travel
- Get unlimited deliveries with a $0 delivery fee and reduced service fees on orders over $12 for a minimum of one year on qualifying food purchases with DashPass, DoorDash's subscription service. Activate by 12/31/21.
- Earn 5X points on Lyft rides through March 2022. That’s 3X points in addition to the 2X points you already earn on travel.