The Freddie Awards 2022, the most prestigious award-giving body in the global travel loyalty industry, crowned KrisFlyer, Singapore Airlines Group’s lifestyle rewards programme, Program of the Year for the Middle East, Asia and Oceania region. Held in New Orleans, Louisiana, KrisFlyer also trounced competitors in the five other categories it was nominated for – including Best Elite Airline Program, Best Redemption Ability and Best Customer Service.
KrisFlyer’s clean sweep at the Freddie Awards 2022 is a testament to the benefits and experiences that its members are currently enjoying. Not yet a KrisFlyer member? Here’s how you can benefit from the rewards programme that millions of travellers have recognised and voted for as the best.
1. Earn miles from flights, hotel stays and car rentals – plus enjoy perks
Flying on Singapore Airlines and Scoot will earn you miles, but don’t stop there. Further boost your miles balance by booking hotel stays or car rentals with KrisFlyer partners, and see your KrisFlyer account add up in no time. You can redeem those miles for future flights and everyday rewards.
As a KrisFlyer member, you can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi on board your future Singapore Airlines flights, even if you travel in Economy Class. The more you travel, the more Elite miles you will earn.
With 25,000 Elite miles (accumulated within 12 consecutive months), you’ll be upgraded to KrisFlyer Elite Silver, where you’ll earn 25% more miles, and enjoy free Standard seat selection amongst other benefits.
With 50,000 Elite miles (accumulated within 12 consecutive months), you’ll move up to the Elite Gold membership, where priority boarding, additional checked baggage allowance, lounge access and free Forward Zone seat selection await.
Starting from just 1,000 Elite miles, you’ll also be able to enjoy Milestone Rewards, ranging from bonus KrisFlyer miles to Premium Economy Class advance upgrade on Singapore Airlines.
2. Shop duty-free from home and collect inflight
KrisShop isn’t just an onboard duty-free shopping service. With KrisShop.com open 24/7, you can shop anywhere or anytime, and enjoy duty-free prices when you opt for inflight collection on your upcoming Singapore Airlines or Scoot flight. You can also have items delivered to your doorstep, even when you’re not flying.
With KrisShop’s newly launched loyalty programme, KrisShopper, earn up to 4 KrisFlyer miles per S$1 spent, as well as member-only deals and first dibs on new arrivals. Simply link your KrisFlyer account to KrisShopper to get started. You can also redeem your miles to offset your shopping expenses at KrisShop.
3. Earn miles with Kris+ when you dine, get a massage or make a reservation
If you’re based in Singapore, you may have heard of SIA’s lifestyle rewards app Kris+. Whether you’re looking to satisfy hunger pangs or inspiration for me-time, log on to the Kris+ app for a plethora of discounts and deals. On top of value-for-money deals, earn up to 9 KrisFlyer miles per S$1 spent when transacting with contactless payment on the app. With Makan+, you can even accumulate miles with restaurant reservations, making it really easy to earn miles, which you can convert to your KrisFlyer account within seven days.
4. Gain access to special events
After working hard to clock up those miles, it’s time to enjoy sweet rewards. In partnership with Mastercard, KrisFlyer Experiences offers a curated list of experiences ranging from themed F&B evenings to workshops and more. Visit KrisFlyerExperiences.com for more details.
5. Book curated experiences on Pelago
Looking to book tours and activities for your next getaway? Head to SIA-owned travel experiences platform Pelago.co and be inspired by curated experiences in Southeast Asia, Oceania, the Middle East and Europe. From hidden gems to gastronomic adventures, Pelago offers unique ways to experience a new (and familiar) destination. What’s more, you can earn 1 KrisFlyer mile per S$1 spent when you book on Pelago.co. You can also redeem your miles for Pelago bookings.
6. Accumulate points, benefits and privileges with co-branded cards
Apply for a co-brand card and enjoy even more KrisFlyer benefits and privileges. Co-brand cards are available in Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore. The American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer card issued in Singapore was also named the Best Loyalty Credit Card in the 2022 Freddie Awards.
With just one membership, you’d be able to live and breathe all the things you love, from travel, shopping, dining to exploring new experiences, and enjoy a journey that’s miles better with KrisFlyer. Convinced to join the region’s best programme? Sign up at singaporeair.com/KFsignup with the code KF800 and receive complimentary 800 miles to start your KrisFlyer journey. Welcome!