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Days after reports surfaced that Singapore Airlines is struggling to sell premium economy seats on flights to the US, award flights in Singapore Premium Economy have been discounted for flights between the US and Singapore.

Every month, Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer mileage program puts certain routes on discount through its KrisFlyer “Spontaneous Escapes” program. Now through the end of November, you can score premium economy flights between Los Angeles or San Francisco and Singapore for 45,500 miles each way for flights in January. This is a 30% discount off the usual redemption rate of 65,000 miles each way.

But — and this is a big but — the dates are incredibly limited for this offer. The deal is for flights in January, but January 1-13 is blacked out. That means that only January 14-31, 2019 is available at this rate.

The good news though is that these Singapore Airlines premium economy seats are a frequent guest in the Spontaneous Escapes program. So, if these dates don’t work out, make sure to check back again in the future. It might even be worth cancelling an award, paying a small redeposit fee and rebooking at the lower rate if the dates work out for you.

Here’s the breakdown of this deal:

Airline: Singapore Airlines
Routes: LAX/SFO to SIN
Cost: 45,500 miles each way in premium economy
Purchase By: November 30
Travel Dates: January 14-31, 2019
Booking Link: Directly with KrisFlyer
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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 un-discounted 65,000-mile rate will appear in the search results:

While the US-based deals are pretty limited, there’s quite a few discounted award options for those looking for intra-Asia flights in December:

Route Economy Blackout Business Blackout
Singapore
to Denpasar
5,250 20 – 30 December 12,250 20 – 30 December
Denpasar
to Singapore
5,250 29 – 31 December 12,250 29 – 31 December
Singapore
to Jakarta
5,250 12,250
Jakarta
to Singapore
5,250 12,250
Singapore
to Kuala Lumpur
5,250 21 – 23 December 12,250 21 – 23 December
Kuala Lumpur
to Singapore
5,250 21 – 23 December 12,250 21 – 23 December
Singapore
to Surabaya
5,250 22 – 31 December 12,250 22 – 31 December
Singapore
to Yangon
8,750 21 – 23 December 14,000
Yangon
to Singapore
8,750 29 – 31 December 14,000
Singapore
to Beijing
14,000 24,500
Beijing
to Singapore
14,000 24,500
Singapore
to Shanghai
14,000 24,500
Shanghai
to Singapore
14,000 24,500
Nagoya
to Singapore
17,500 22 – 31 December
Singapore
to Dhaka
12,950 24,500
Dhaka
to Singapore
12,950 24,500
Singapore
to Melbourne
40,600 24 – 31 December
Singapore
to Sydney
40,600 24 – 31 December

Even if your Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer balance is zero, you can easily compile a bunch of miles through transfer partners. The KrisFlyer program partners with all of the major transferable currencies: American Express Membership RewardsChase Ultimate Rewards and Citi ThankYou Rewards. As a result, you can transfer points from cards like The Platinum Card from American Express, the Chase Sapphire Reserve and the Citi Premier Card directly to Singapore to enable these redemptions.

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