Review: SQ12 Singapore Airlines Suite Class, Singapore to Tokyo-Narita

Singapore to Tokyo-Narita | Duration: 7 hrs 10 mins | Aircraft: A380 Cabin: Suite Class | Seat: 3C/3D Typical revenue fare: ~USD3,300 (~AUD4,400) Krisflyer redemption: 51,000 miles + taxes I paid: 80,750* Krisflyer Miles + taxes * Inclusive of my First Class flight from Melbourne to Singapore (with stopover in Singapore). Considering  that the MEL-SIN redemption costs 63,750 miles, tagging on this 7-hour suite class…

50% discount for Enrich Redemption between Australia & Malaysia (2 days left)

    What you need to know about the deal: Promotion ends on 22 September 2016 Valid for flights till 15 January The deal is bookable via Enrich portal Economy class redemption: 30% discount Business class redemption: 50% discount Available for flights between KL and Perth/Adelaide/Melbourne/Sydney/Darwin Also available for flights between Kota Kinabalu/Kuching and Perth…

Snapshot: SQ12 Singapore Airlines Suite Class, Singapore to Tokyo-Narita

Singapore to Tokyo-Narita |  SQ 12| Airbus 380| Duration: 7 hrs 10 mins | Suite Class | Seat 3C/3D. Singapore Airlines Suite Class are offered exclusively on their A380 fleet, while I was very impressed by my previous First Class experience, the Suite Class is on the next level. More details on the flight and how to score this Suite redemption…

Awesome Deal: Pay Economy, Fly Business with Oman Air to Europe

This is exciting. Remember my recent post about Qatar Airways Business Class from Sri Lanka to Boston for just ~USD 1,200 return? Here is another unreal deal, but with Oman Air this time round. There are some fascinating Business Class deals from Kuala Lumpur to Europe on offer. The cheapest city pair that I’ve found is Kuala Lumpur-Munich (via…

Snapshot: SQ 218 Singapore Airlines First Class, Melbourne – Singapore

  Melbourne to Singapore |  SQ 218 | 777-300ER | Duration: 7 hrs 40 mins | First Class | Seat 1F/2F Over the last few decades, Singapore Airlines has transformed premium travel by setting new industry benchmark in both their service and their hard product. Given its convenient hub in Singapore, which is probably my second…

Purchasing miles for cheap Business Class tickets – Part 4

Purchasing points to redeem tickets are one of the more advanced methods to score cheap deals on business/first class. Having discussed about Alaska Mileage Plan and Avianca Lifemiles in my recent posts, several readers have reached out to me for advice on how best to optimise successful redemption. Here are some practical tips: Choose the right program(s): Each program has their…

Purchase Miles for Cheap Business Class Tickets – Part 3

Thanks to the ability to purchase miles, you do not have to be loaded in order to travel in style. A common misconception is that flying is the only way to earn frequent flyer miles. In fact you can simply purchase them online. I have covered briefly in my previous posts some of my favourite mileage currencies for…

Purchase Miles for Cheap Business Class Tickets – Part 2

This is a continuation to my previous post Part 1 about ways to purchase miles for business class tickets without breaking the bank.    Lets look at a seemingly obscure but useful program from South America – Avianca Lifemiles, which allows redemption with Star Alliance members like ANA, Thai Airways, Lufthansa, etc. Avianca Lifemiles can be purchased at…

Unreal business class deals with Qatar Airways + complimentary first class ticket

Fancy flying from Asia to Boston for just USD 1,100 return on Qatar Airways Business Class? Look, I’m not talking about some inferior/mediocre business class product but a 5-star airline; Qatar’s business class is ranked World’s best in 2016 World Airline Awards, beating other renowned carriers like Singapore Airlines and Emirates. I have never paid for…

Purchase Miles for Cheap Business Class Tickets – Part 1

Why pay USD15,000* for a return ticket to Europe? when you can redeem with just ~USD2,000. One of the more advanced strategies to score cheap tickets on the pointy end is to purchase frequent flyer miles and then redeem reward seats on business/first class cabin. As revenue tickets on premium cabins are often more than four times…

New Qantas A330 Business Class – Sydney to Perth

Qantas A330 business suite is simply impressive. I’ll not hesitate to fly with them again and in fact I will do so again in Jan 2017 from Perth to Melbourne as part of the same ticket. Alaska Mileage Plan is fantastic as it allows stopover for up to a year with no additional costs. In terms of the service, this experience had restored my faith in Qantas as their international arm is often a hit-and-miss.