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New Singapore Airlines Spontaneous escapes deals are live (for May 2024 travel)

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It’s the middle of the month and that means that Singapore Airlines has published its latest set of KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes deals. As usual, the airline is offering KrisFlyer members 30% off award bookings on select routes (in its Economy, Premium Economy, and Business class cabins) and as usual, the value on offer will vary from route to route.

Headline terms & conditions

  • Book by 30 April 2024 (23:59 hrs Local Time).
  • Travel between 1 May and 31 May 2024 (blackout dates may apply).
  • Get a 30% discount on select award bookings.
  • One-way and round-trip awards are permissible.
  • Taxes and fees will be charged.

Full terms and conditions have been reproduced at the end of this post.

The deals

The Spontaneous Escapes deals that we saw published in January and February were a small improvement on what we became used to seeing in 2023, in March most of the deals evaporated (once again), and this set of deals isn’t really any better (although the appearance of Sydney and Melbourne in this set of Spontaneous Escapes is a welcome sight).

Note: The costs you’ll see indicated below are for one-way travel excluding taxes and fees.

Keep in mind

The Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program is a transfer partner for all four major transferable currencies (from Chase, Citi, Amex, and Capital One), so if any of the deals that you see below would work well for you but you don’t have a healthy KrisFlyer balance, you should be able to top up your KrisFlyer account from one or more sources.

Business Class deals

Southeast Asia Routes:

In this set of Spontaneous Escapes, there are seven Business Class deals on offer for travel within Southeast Asia (one more than last month).

Singapore to or from …

  • Bali (on select flights) – 14,700 miles* 
  • Cebu (on select flights) – 16,800 miles*
  • Jakarta – (on select flights) – 14,700 miles*
  • Kuala Lumpur – (on select flights) – 14,700 miles*
  • Manila (on select flights) – 16,800 miles*
  • Penang (on select flights) – 14,700 miles*
  • Surabaya (on select flights) – 14,700 miles*

*Blackout dates apply

North Asia Routes:

In this set of Spontaneous Escapes, there is just one Business Class deals on offer for travel within Southeast Asia (the same as last month).

Singapore to or from …

  • Hong Kong (on select flights) – 23,800 miles.

West Asia & Africa Routes:

In this set of Spontaneous Escapes, there are six Business Class deals on offer for travel to/from this region (two fewer than last month), but three are just one-way deals and for the second month running there are no deals to or from Africa.

Singapore to or from …

  • Colombo (on select flights) – 30,100 miles*
  • Dhaka (on select flights) – 30,100 miles
  • Malé (on select flights) – 30,100 miles*

Also, Singapore to Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, New Delhi are all available for 30,100 miles*

*Blackout dates apply

Southwest Pacific Routes:

In this set of Spontaneous Escapes there are five Business Class deals on offer for travel to or from the Southwest Pacific (two more than last month) although two are only valid in one direction.

Singapore to or from …

  • Cairns (on select flights) – 47,950 miles*
  • Perth (on select flights) – 28,350 miles*
  • Sydney (on select flights) – 47,950 miles*

Also, Singapore to Christchurch and Melbourne are available for 47,950 miles*

*Blackout dates apply

European Routes:

There is just one European route that features Business Class in this set of Spontaneous escapes (two fewer than last month), and it’s only a one-way deal.

Frankfurt to New York (JFK) is available for 56,700 miles*

*Blackout dates apply

USA & Canada Routes:

The one Spontaneous Escape Business Class deal which involves travel to/ from the United States is one that’s already covered in the Europe section (just like last month):

Frankfurt to/from New York (JFK) for 56,700 miles*.

*Blackout dates apply

Premium Economy deals

North Asia Routes:

There are two Premium Economy Class deals for travel within this region (one fewer than last month).

Singapore to or from…

  • Beijing (on select flights) – 24,150 miles
  • Shanghai (on select flights) – 24,150 miles

*Blackout dates apply

West Asia & Africa Routes:

There is just one Premium Economy Class deal for travel within this region (one fewer than last month).

Singapore to or from…

  • Mumbai (on select flights) – 24,150 miles*

*Blackout dates apply

Southwest Pacific Routes:

There are four Premium Economy Class deals for travel within this region (four more than last month) but three of these are for one-way travel only.

Singapore to or from…

  • Sydney (on select flights) – 35,700 miles*

Also, Singapore to Auckland, Christchurch and Melbourne are available for 35,700 miles*

*Blackout dates apply

European Routes:

There are five Premium Economy Class deals for travel from this region (the same as last month), and all are only for one way travel.

  • Brussels to Singapore can be booked for 49,700 miles (select flights)*
  • Copenhagen to Singapore can be booked for 49,700 miles (select flights)*
  • Frankfurt to Singapore can be booked for 49,700 miles (select flights)*
  • Frankfurt to New York (JFK) can be booked for 36,400 miles (select flights)*
  • Munich to Singapore can be booked for 49,700 miles (select flights)*

*Blackout dates may apply

USA & Canada Routes:

There are two US routes on which Premium Economy deals are currently available (one more than last month), but both are one-way deals only.

  • Frankfurt to New York (JFK) can be booked for 36,400 miles (select flights)*
  • Singapore to Los Angeles can be booked for 52,500 miles (select flights)

*Blackout dates may apply

Bottom line

As usual, how these deals are viewed will vary from person to person (depending on people’s travel plans) but on the whole, there isn’t much in this set of Spontaneous Escapes to get excited about.

Full Terms and Conditions per Singapore Airlines:

  1. The KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes promotion (“Promotion”) is organized by Singapore Airlines Limited (“SIA”). The promotion is open to KrisFlyer members (“Participants”) for the online redemption of Promo Awards in Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class on selected Singapore Airlines operated flights. Please refer to the list of eligible flights above. The promotion is not valid for codeshare flights.
  2. Eligible bookings can only be made through singaporeair.com or the SingaporeAir mobile app. This promotion is not available through KrisFlyer Membership Services, SIA Ticket Offices, travel agents, or any other channels.
  3. To qualify for the Promotion, tickets must be issued between 16 April 2024 (0900 hrs, Local Time) and 30 April 2024 (2359 hrs, Local Time) (“Promotion Period”), both dates inclusive, for travel from 1 May 2024 (0000 hrs, Local Time) to 31 May 2024 (2359hrs, Local Time) for all destinations.
  4. If (i) any part of the itinerary is confirmed after the Promotion Period; (ii) or falls outside the applicable Travel Period; and/or (iii) contains an ineligible flight, the entire itinerary will not be eligible for the promotion. Please split your bookings for travel within and outside the promotional travel period.
  5. Waitlist redemption is not available for all flights offered in this Promotion.
  6. Any change is strictly not permitted for bookings made under this promotion. Cancellation is also not permitted for partially unused or totally unused tickets.
  7. For (i) any flights cancelled by SIA, or (ii) if a SQ-operated flight was removed from a Participant’s booking due to Covid-19 and governmental regulatory changes, the miles redeemed in the unused portion of the ticket will be refunded into the relevant Participant’s KrisFlyer account with no additional fees charged. However, requests to change any booking details, or to retain the ticket for future use will not be granted. Participants may submit their request via the Assistance Request form.
  8. This promotion cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion.
  9. This promotion is applicable to one-way and round-trip travel. No stopovers are allowed for this promotion.
  10. Taxes and fees are applicable in addition to the required redemption mileage and paid for separately by the passenger in the applicable currency. Taxes and fees are separately charged and payable and are not subject to any discount.
  11. The Promotion will only apply to tickets purchased entirely with KrisFlyer miles. It does not apply to commercial tickets purchased with part miles, part cash.
  12. The 30% discount level is only applied on the number of KrisFlyer miles required for an Economy Class Saver, Premium Economy Class Saver and/or Business Class Saver award ticket. The 30% discount will be displayed upon selection of eligible flight(s) under the Promo Awards category during booking on singaporeair.com.
  13. All redemptions are subject to seat availability at the time of booking.
  14. By participating in the Promotion, each Participant agrees to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions, SIA’s conditions of use of website, SIA’s Privacy Policy, and the KrisFlyer Terms and Conditions (collectively, “SIA Terms & Conditions”). Non-compliance with or breach of any of these SIA Terms and Conditions may result in the Participant being disqualified at any stage of the Promotion, and any discounts on KrisFlyer miles redemptions awarded may be forfeited, withheld, withdrawn or reclaimed.
  15. All decisions made by SIA, in respect to any matter relating to this Promotion shall be final. SIA reserves the right to vary these terms and conditions, terminate or otherwise amend this Promotion, including any amendments to the eligible destinations, eligible flights, promotional dates and travel dates in this Promotion, without prior notice at its sole and absolute discretion.
  16. To the extent permitted under applicable law, SIA will not be responsible or liable for any consequences that any Participant may suffer (including without limitation any damage, loss, injury or disappointment) by participating in the Promotion.
  17. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts.

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