Score 30% off premium economy, business class awards on Singapore Airlines through ‘Spontaneous Escapes’

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Every month, Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer mileage program discounts certain routes through its KrisFlyer “Spontaneous Escapes” program. Now through the end of October, you can score up to 30% off certain routes and cabins for travel from Nov. 1 through Nov. 30, 2019, including business class awards between San Francisco and Singapore and premium economy awards between New York JFK and Frankfurt.

There are dozens of discounted routes on the full list, including more than a few that are outside Asia this month. Even better, there are discounted economy and business class routes between Singapore and the U.S.:

There are also more than a few options between Singapore and Europe, and even New York to Frankfurt or vice versa:

In addition, there are premium economy discounts offered for Europe, including New York to Frankfurt and vice versa:

This promotion is also useful for connecting you between Singapore and Asian destinations. Here are some mid-haul options that are worth considering:

FROM Economy Premium
Singapore to Beijing (and v.v.) 14,000 22,400 27,300
Singapore to Shanghai (and v.v.) 14,000 22,400 27,300
Singapore to Fukuoka (and v.v.) N/A N/A 32,900
Nagoya to Singapore 17,500 N/A 32,900
Singapore to Tokyo (and v.v.) 17,500 24,150 32,900
Singapore to Seoul (and v.v.) N/A N/A 32,900
Singapore to Hong Kong (and v.v.) N/A 17,150 N/A
Singapore to Ahmedabad (and v.v.) 12,950 (Ahmedabad to Singapore only) N/A 27,300
Singapore to Bangalore (and v.v.) 12,950 N/A 27,300
Singapore to Dhaka (and v.v.) 12,950 (Singapore to Kolkata only) N/A 27,300
Singapore to Kolkata (and v.v.) N/A N/A 27,300
Singapore to Malé 12,950 N/A 27,300
Adelaide to Singapore N/A N/A 43,400
Singapore to Brisbane (and v.v.) 19,600 32,900 43,400
Singapore to Düsseldorf 26,600 45,150 64,400

Note that flights in both directions aren’t always discounted, so make sure to pay attention to the route direction when planning a trip. Also, there are blackout dates. For these — and all the route options within Asia — check the full list.

If you already have an award flight booked for this period, it could be worth cancelling your existing award, paying a small redeposit fee and re-booking at the lower rate if the dates work out for you.

No discount codes or special links are needed for this offer. Just search on KrisFlyer’s website and the discount will automatically be applied at check-out. Note that the non-discounted rates will appear at first in the search results, but the discounted price will show when you click the flight option.

Airline: Singapore Airlines
Routes: SFO/JFK-SIN (and reverse), JFK-FRA (and reverse), BCN/DUS/FRA/MUC/LHR/ZRH-SIN, and many more routes
Purchase by: October 31, 2019
Travel dates: Nov. 1-30, 2019
Booking link: Directly with KrisFlyer
Pay taxes/fees with: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige® Card (5x on airfare), Citi Premier℠ Card (3x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve (3x on airfare), American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare booked directly with the airline) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Singapore (SIN) to San Francisco (SFO) in economy for 26,600 miles plus SGD101.20 (~$73.82) in taxes and fees one-way:

New York (JFK) to Frankfurt (FRA) nonstop in premium economy for 32,900 miles plus $5.60 in taxes and fees one-way:

Düssseldorf (DUS) to Singapore (SIN) nonstop in business for 64,400 miles plus EUR64.88 (~$71.62) in taxes and fees one-way:

Building your KrisFlyer balance

Even if your Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer balance is currently zero, you can easily earn a bunch of miles through transferable point programs. The KrisFlyer program partners with all of the major transferable currencies:

That means that you can transfer points from popular cards like The Platinum Card® from American Express, the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Citi Premier Card and the Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card directly to Singapore to enable these redemptions.

Featured photo of Singapore Airlines business class by Zach Honig/The Points Guy. 

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