Singapore Airlines and SilkAir have launched a promotion offering 50% discount to 9 destinations in South East Asia. This redemption offer is available until the 15th of September for bookings from now until 14th November.
Destinations that have the 50% KrisFlyer Miles Discount:
Is it worth grabbing one of these Discounted Redemptions?
Normally I would value a short haul economy flight with Singapore Airlines/SilkAir at around 0.5-1 cents per KrisFlyer Mile which you can see from my previous post here. With this offer Economy class redemptions short-haul give twice the value that they would normally do at 1-2 cents per KrisFlyer Mile. This is much better value than paying with KrisFlyer Miles – see here why.
I checked the value on a couple of flights and found Singapore to Phuket at 1 cent per Mile (economy) and Singapore to Phuket at 5 cents per Mile (business) – I wouldn’t go for the economy but 5 cents per mile is good value. Generally I would always recommend going for a business class redemption. When booking make sure you check the value of the redemption as even with the 50% discount you could perhaps do better with a different redemption, for instance get a flat 1 cent per mile with Pay With KrisFlyer Miles redemption option.
You’ll still be paying the taxes on top of any of your redemptions and this offer doesn’t apply to upgrade awards.
If you only have a limited amount of KrisFlyer Miles or are looking for a way to use up some expiring KrisFlyer Miles then this is a great option. I would book early as the discount is only available on saver fares, and if you are booking waitlist then you have to be so before the 15th September.
Again here is the promotion page: 50% Discount on KrisFlyer Miles Redemptions to 9 Destinations on SilkAir Until 15th September