Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes Redemption Specials For August 2018 (Book Until 31 July 2018)

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer has published their new list for the Spontaneous Escapes Redemption Specials valid for travel in August 2018 that need to be booked until the end of July 31, 2018.

The list contains a variety of destinations served by both Singapore Airlines and Silkair in both Economy and Business Class (no European destinations this time around).

KrisFlyer is also extending a special 40% redemption discount on Economy Saver to Bangkok, Yangon and Phnom Penh this time as part of an anniversary special.

For the remaining published routes you receive a 30% miles redemption discount to selected destinations across the Singapore Airlines and SilkAir network when you redeem for flights from now till 31 July 2018, for travel from 1 to 31 August 2018 inclusive.

Singapore Airlines has devalued their KrisFlyer Award Chart recently and also eliminated the 15% online booking discount. At the same time they introduced these promotional awards that allow booking of selected routes under a promotional pricing.

You can access the current list of Spontaneous Escapes here.

The following are the Singapore Airlines destinations and pricing for the promotional routes in both classes of service (Economy / Business):

These are the North Asia destinations available:

Australia and New Zealand are popular and available in wide variety this month:

Additionally there is a long list with Silkair destinations that include various leisure destinations in the Asia Pacific region.

This is the first time that the Spontaneous Escapes don’t feature any European destination (Duesseldorf was on there every time) but instead we now see South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

Conclusion

I was a bit disappointed at first when KrisFlyer devalued their award chart and culled the online booking discount but I have to admit that availability for mileage awards using KrisFlyer miles is pretty good and even for First Class and Suites it’s possible to book tickets even for members without any status.

These promotional awards make KrisFlyer somewhat competitive again especially given the very low surcharges on SIA issued award tickets.

These are the Terms & Conditions for this promotion:

 

The promotion is only applicable for online redemption of Saver Awards in Economy and Business Class on selected Singapore Airlines and SilkAir operated flights. Eligible bookings can only be made through singaporeair.com. This promotion is not available through KrisFlyer Membership Services, SIA Ticket Offices, travel agents, SilkAir.com, or any other channels.

To qualify for the promotion, tickets must be issued between 16 – 31 July 2018, for travel between 1 – 31 August 2018, all dates inclusive. All travel must be completed by 31 August 2018. If any part of the itinerary falls outside the applicable travel period or contains an ineligible flight, the entire itinerary will not be eligible for the promotion.

Any change is strictly not permitted for bookings made under this promotion. Cancellation is also not permitted for partially unused or totally unused tickets.

This promotion cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion.

This promotion is applicable to one-way and round trip travel. No stopovers are allowed for this promotion.

Taxes and fees are applicable in addition to the required redemption mileage and paid for separately by the passenger in the applicable currency.

The discount level is only applied on the number of KrisFlyer miles required for an Economy or Business Class Saver award ticket. It does not apply to commercial tickets purchased with part miles, part cash. Taxes and fees are separately charged and payable and are not subject to any discount.

All redemptions are subject to seat availability at the time of booking.

 

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