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Singapore Airlines adds US$250 fee for Star Alliance Round-the-World award bookings

Even if you manage to make a ‘unicorn’ Star Alliance RTW award itinerary work using KrisFlyer miles, you’ll now be stung with an additional US$250 charge when you call to book.

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Cathay Pacific scraps in-flight mask mandate

Good news if you have a Cathay Pacific flight coming up, with the Hong Kong-based carrier scrapping its in-flight mask mandate for passengers and crew.

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China scraps PCR testing for arrivals from Singapore

There are now no countries requiring fully vaccinated travellers from Singapore to undergo a pre-departure COVID-19 PCR test, with China the last to drop this requirement.

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Which Singapore Airlines flights still require mask wearing?

While Singapore ditched its in-flight mask mandate 6 months ago, requirements for some destinations still means masking up on 25% of SIA flights.

With other carriers now dropping this altogether, why is SIA even bothering anymore?

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Redeem KrisFlyer miles for hospitality suites at Premier League football matches

You can now redeem (a lot of) KrisFlyer miles for a home match hospitality suite experience at a range of English Premier League football clubs… flights not included!

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HSBC staycation deal at Shangri-La Valley Wing and 20% off Agoda worldwide

HSBC is offering a WOW staycation deal at the Shangri-La Valley Wing for reservations made this weekend, plus 20% off worldwide hotel bookings through Agoda, capped at S$200 discount.

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Review: Singapore Airlines 737-800 Business Class 💺

Singapore Airlines’ worst Business Class seat may only be installed on 7 aircraft, but the ex-SilkAir product will still be around on regional routes for a couple more years.

We took a trip to Phuket to try it out.

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DBS Altitude offering 8 mpd on Expedia flight and hotel bookings

Earn 8 mpd on eligible flight and hotel bookings through Expedia with your DBS Altitude card when you book between now and 30th April 2023.

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Indonesia expands e-Visa-on-Arrival to 87 nationalities, all entry points

Travelling to Bali, Batam, Bintan or elsewhere in Indonesia with a passport requiring Visa-on-Arrival?

Those holding all 87 visa-eligible nationalities can now skip the queue at the airport or ferry port, by obtaining an e-VoA in advance.

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Alaska miles flash sale: Up to 50% bonus when you buy before 16 March

Good value First and Business Class redemptions can be unlocked when you buy Alaska miles with up to 50% bonus between now and 16th March.

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Reminder: OCBC Titanium Rewards offering 11,520 miles sign-up bonus

Get a new OCBC Titanium Rewards card by 31st March and earn 11,520 bonus miles for just S$100 spend, with no annual fee.

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Flash deal: DBS Vantage Card offering 80,000 miles sign-up bonus till 17 March

Apply for the new DBS Vantage Card between now and 17th March 2023 and earn up to 80,000 bonus miles with S$8,000 spend.

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Singapore Airlines hikes Beijing and Shanghai flights, but suspends three other Chinese cities

Singapore Airlines is hiking its flight capacity to Beijing and Shanghai this summer, but will stop flying to Chongqing, Shenzhen and Xiamen.

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OCBC terminates Titanium Rewards 11,520 miles sign-up bonus 2 weeks early

Planning to jump on OCBC’s 11,520 miles sign-up bonus for the Titanium Rewards cards?

Don’t bother – the bank just pulled it – two weeks early!

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KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes deals for April 2023 announced

Redeem Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes deals with 30% off saver awards for travel in April 2023.

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Alaska Mileage Plan devalues Japan Airlines awards with no notice

Devaluation: Alaska Mileage Plan has increased award rates on Japan Airlines flights by up to 100%, with no notice.

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U-turn: OCBC reinstates 11,520 miles sign-up bonus for Titanium Rewards card

OCBC has backtracked on its early cut off for the latest Titanium Rewards sign-up bonus deal, reinstating the offer to applicants through to 31st March.

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Singapore Airlines now offers unlimited free Wi-Fi in Business and First Class almost fleet-wide.

➡️ Which aircraft have the fastest system?
➡️ Which flights suffer coverage blackouts, and when?
➡️ What’s the pricing in Economy?

Our full guide has all the answers!

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Singapore Airlines hit by Boeing 777-9 and 787 delivery delays

Singapore Airlines likely won’t see its first Boeing 777-9 until 2026, while its Boeing 787 deliveries have been suspended over structural flaws and production quality issues.

Good news is – there’s light at the end of the tunnel for both types.

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Swiss teases new First and Business Class suites

Swiss will install the latest Lufthansa Group ‘Allegris’ products in its First and Business Class cabins, including enclosed suites.

Don’t expect to see them on Singapore flights for a few more years though!

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