Singapore Airlines' ultra-long range Airbus A350-900 jet takes wing in October with non-stop flights to New York starting October 11, followed by direct flights to Los Angeles on November 2. Those globe-striding flights – which in the case of Singapore-New York will also be the world's lon...
POSTED 25 Sep, 2018 14 Comments
With Singapore Airlines' new Boeing 787-10 set to take a number of regional routes under its wing, travellers will soon be scoping out their pick of the best business class seats. And they're impressive seats, with an all-new regional business class design providing direct aisle access for every...
POSTED 10 Apr, 2018 18 Comments
If you’re flying with Singapore Airlines to the Lion City and beyond in economy or premium economy, your stash of KrisFlyer miles can swing you a sweet upgrade to business class. Through its Star Alliance membership, KrisFlyer miles can also see you bumped forward on the likes of Thai Airw...
POSTED 18 Feb, 2018 21 Comments
What if we told you that just four return business class trips to London could unlock elite status in not just one, but five frequent flyer, hotel loyalty and car hire rewards programs? It works like this: there’s a sneaky way that you can build frequent flyer status with both Singapore Ai...
POSTED 25 Aug, 2017 19 Comments
Perth enjoys several daily non-stop flights to Singapore across Qantas, Singapore Airlines and Scoot, but which is best for the business traveller? Depending on which airline and aircraft type you choose, you be jetting off in a fully-flat business class bed with direct aisle access: but at the ...
POSTED 15 Aug, 2017 11 Comments
Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer frequent flyer scheme is a favourite among savvy spenders, particularly for using miles to fly in business class or even first class to Singapore and beyond. Earning those miles in Australia couldn’t be easier, thanks to a range of KrisFlyer-earning cred...
POSTED 24 Jul, 2017 9 Comments
UPDATE | A new United Airlines 'buy miles' promotion is underway, giving bonuses of up to 75% on MileagePlus purchases through 2:59pm (Sydney time) on July 4 2017 which can then be redeemed for travel on Air Canada, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, United Airlines and other Star Alliance members...
POSTED 21 Jun, 2017 57 Comments
When you fly with Singapore Airlines or any of its partners including Virgin Australia, Thai Airways, United and more, you’ll normally receive any KrisFlyer miles you’re owed within a couple of weeks of your flight – or in the slowest cases, up to two months after your journey. ...
POSTED 2 Jun, 2017 0 Comments
Despite Singapore Airlines’ recent changes to its KrisFlyer scheme, SQ’s frequent flyer program remains a valuable tool in helping travellers circle the globe in business class – and even first class – by spending their frequent flyer points. Better yet, you can even pick...
POSTED 8 May, 2017 0 Comments
Melbourne-based travellers are quite literally spoiled for choice when jetting to Singapore with no less than five airlines offering non-stop flights including Qantas and Singapore Airlines, but also Emirates, Jetstar and Scoot. Depending on which option you choose, you could either find yoursel...
POSTED 10 Apr, 2017 33 Comments
Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles are your ticket to travel the world, but how can you make the best of 100,000 KrisFlyer miles, such as you can get by signing up for the American Express Platinum Charge Card? Whether your international travels take you to Asia, Europe or even the Americas, we ...
POSTED 25 Jan, 2017 1 Comment
Whether you’re flying with Air Canada, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, United or any other Star Alliance airline, you may be able to use frequent flyer points to upgrade your economy class ticket into a business class seat. This perk isn’t limited to the frequent flyers of each air...
POSTED 29 Dec, 2016 6 Comments
Flying between Australia and New Zealand presents no shortage of business class options with nine airlines offering better-than-economy seats and service to high flying travellers. Among them: local choices in Qantas, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand, alongside Asian carriers Singapore Airli...
POSTED 24 Nov, 2016 5 Comments
Singapore Airlines' Airbus A350s play host to the airline's latest business class seats, offering the 'business traveller basics' of direct aisle access for every passenger and a fully-flat bed when it's time to turn in. They're even a step above what you'd find on SQ's larger Airbus A380s &ndas...
POSTED 21 Nov, 2016 4 Comments
Business class on Singapore Airlines' refitted Boeing 777-200ERs proves almost identical to what you'll get aboard the airline's flagship Airbus A380s, but with a few tweaks and touches to maximise your space for sleeping and working. Now gracing Australian skies on overnight flights from Brisba...
POSTED 9 Nov, 2016 2 Comments
Virgin Australia Velocity members can use their frequent flyer points to book first class and also ‘Suites Class’ travel aboard Singapore Airlines, but making that booking follows quite a different process to your typical reward flight. That’s because you aren’t able to s...
POSTED 31 Oct, 2016 12 Comments
UPDATE | A new Avianca 'buy miles' promotion is paying out up to 125% more LifeMiles until September 30, which can be redeemed for travel on Thai Airways, Air Canada and across the Star Alliance. For this promotion only, the usual 150,000 miles-per-year cap is boosted to 337,500 miles (including...
POSTED 27 Sep, 2016 25 Comments
Upgrades to business class or first class are usually considered one of the best ways to use frequent flyer points, but Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer program proves the exception to that rule. Certainly, you can use KrisFlyer miles to upgrade on Singapore Airlines or its regional subsidiar...
POSTED 9 Aug, 2016 18 Comments
Airlines will soon begin selling their 'early bird' fares for 2017, with significant savings across the board – especially in business class and even first class. We're talking thousands of dollars off regular year-round pricing, especially for travel during the quieter periods. You can e...
POSTED 2 Aug, 2016 6 Comments
Put your hard-earned frequent flyer points to work on your next international trip and swap your usual business class seat for a first class suite. Australian Business Traveller's series of expert 'upgrade guides' explain just how easy it can be and how many points you'll need when flying with Q...
POSTED 30 Jul, 2016 1 Comment
Singapore Airlines may offer fully-flat beds and direct aisle access to every business class passenger aboard its newer aircraft, but travellers on SQ’s older Airbus A330s aren’t quite so lucky. That’s where choosing the best available seat really becomes important – so m...
POSTED 22 Jul, 2016 7 Comments
If you’re stuck flying in economy with Singapore Airlines, splurging a little cash or some KrisFlyer miles can wrangle you an upgrade to the more comfortable surroundings of premium economy. That’s where you’ll enjoy not just more legroom, a steeper recline and a larger seat bu...
POSTED 12 Jul, 2016 2 Comments
Singapore Airlines’ Airbus A380s offer high flyers some of the widest business class seats in the industry, measuring 30 inches across when upright – and of course, providing direct aisle access from every seat. On these jets, there’s absolutely no such thing as a ‘bad&rs...
POSTED 22 Apr, 2016 4 Comments
Your boss or your budget may see you consigned to the cheap seats in economy but there's no reason you have to stay there. Our expert upgrade guides reveal how a serve of frequent flyer points can bump you up to business class on your next flight with Qantas, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Singapor...
POSTED 20 Jul, 2015 3 Comments
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