Singapore KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes Award Sale

Singapore KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes Award Sale

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Singapore Airlines has historically offered its KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes promo, whereby you can get significant savings on award tickets in select regions. During the pandemic this promotion has largely been paused, but it has recently been brought back. This is getting especially useful, with Singapore having largely eased travel restrictions for vaccinated visitors.

There are all kinds of opportunities to save miles on tickets in economy, premium economy, and business class, so let’s go over those details.

Book discounted Singapore Airlines awards

Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer program offers monthly “Spontaneous Escapes” deals, where there’s a list of flights that can be booked at a discount when redeeming miles.

Presumably Singapore Airlines is primarily discounting flights that aren’t anticipated to be full, and where there’s a lot of award availability. This can be a really useful promotion. One major restriction to note is that Spontaneous Escapes awards can’t be changed or canceled once booked, so you’ll only want to ticket these if you’re positive you’re traveling.

KrisFlyer has just published its latest Spontaneous Escapes list, which has a fair number of destinations on it, all for travel on Singapore Airlines. This is valid for bookings through June 30, 2022, and for travel between July 1 and July 31, 2022. Not surprisingly this isn’t the most exciting list, given that July is a very busy month for travel.

I’d recommend checking out the full list, but just to give you a sense of some of the discounted awards that are available (pricing is one-way):

  • Singapore to Da Nang, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh City is available for 15,050 miles in business class
  • Singapore to New York and Newark is available for 51,100 miles in premium economy
  • Singapore to Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, and New Delhi is available for 27,300 miles in business class

The restrictions for taking advantage of the offers vary by destination. Some destinations are restricted to specific flight numbers, and others are restricted to specific dates, but there’s great value to be had across the board.

Singapore Airlines premium economy

How to earn Singapore KrisFlyer miles

If you’re interested in booking one of these flights but don’t have KrisFlyer miles, the good news is that Singapore KrisFlyer is transfer partners with Amex Membership Rewards, Capital One, Chase Ultimate Rewards, and Citi ThankYou, so there are lots of easy ways to earn points that can be redeemed for these flights.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card
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  • 5x total points on travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • 3x points on dining
  • 2x points on travel purchases
  • $95
Chase Sapphire Reserve®
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  • 3x points on Travel after the $300 Annual Travel Credit
  • 3x points on Dining
  • $300 Travel Credit
  • $550
American Express® Gold Card
  • 4x points at restaurants
  • 4x points at U.S. supermarkets, on up to $25,000 in purchases annually
  • 3x points on flights booked directly with airlines or through amextravel.com
  • $250
The Platinum Card® from American Express
  • Earn 5x points on flights purchased directly from airlines or through Amex Travel (up to $500k/year)
  • $200 Annual Uber Credit
  • Amex Centurion Lounge Access
  • $695
Citi Premier® Card
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  • Earn 3x Points on Airfare
  • Earn 3x Points on Hotels
  • Earn 3x Points at Restaurants
  • $95
Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card
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  • Earn 2x Venture miles on every purchase
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees
  • 10,000 bonus miles every account anniversary
  • $395
Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card
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  • Earn 2x Venture miles on every purchase
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees
  • Global Entry/TSA Pre-Check Credit
  • $95
Marriott Bonvoy Boundless® Credit Card
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  • Earn 6x points at Marriott
  • Free Night Award Annually
  • 15 Elite Nights Towards Status Annually
  • $95

Singapore Airlines makes most premium cabin award space available exclusively to members of its own KrisFlyer program, so many of these are flights that you couldn’t book with partner airline miles.

Singapore Airlines business class

Bottom line

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer has published its latest Spontaneous Escapes promotion. With this new list, you can save on business class, premium economy, and economy award redemptions. There are some good deals to be had, though the options to & from North America are fairly limited this time around, with the exception of premium economy on the world’s longest flights.

Are there any KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes awards that you plan to take advantage of?

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