Wednesday, 16 May 2012

KrisFlyer miles credit cards

Did a comparison between 3 cards to see which one allows us to earn KrisFlyer miles faster. What do you think?
Cards
UOB PRVI Miles Platinum American Express Card
Maybank Horizon Platinum Visa Card

American Express Singapore Airline Krisflyer Gold Credit Card
Annual Fees
S$256.80 (inclusive of GST) per annum for Principal Card.
First year's fee waived.
Annual fee of S$150 (annual fee for the Principal Card will be waived with a total minimum spend of S$12,000 a year)
S$50 Basic Card fee. S$60 Annual Service fee.
Supplementary Cards
First two Supplementary Card's fee is waived. S$128.40 per annum per card for 3rd card onwards.
Free
S$50 each. First 2 Supplementary Card(s) fee permanently waived
Miles given (locally)
$1 = 1.6miles
$1 = 1 tr'eat points (0.4miles)
$1= 5x tr'eats Points for air ticket / travel package, purchases at Perfumes & Cosmetics outlets at Singapore Changi Airport 
*1,250 tr'eats Points = 500 KrisFlyer miles
1 tr'eats point =0.4miles
$1.60 = 1mile
Charge S$5,000 or more to his/her Card between January 1 and December 31 in a calendar year will receive an extra 50% of the total number of KrisFlyer miles earned from their spending during the qualifying period
Miles given (overseas)
$1 = 2.5miles
$1= 2miles
$1.60 = 1mile
An additional 50% KrisFlyer bonus miles will be awarded for spend between 1 January to 31 December in a calendar year, subject to a minimum spend of S$12,000 and a maximum of 8,000 KrisFlyer miles. The 50% bonus miles will be credited into your KrisFlyer account in February the following year.
Other ways of miles promo
20,000 bonus miles and annual fee waiver with spend of S$50,000 per year
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Double KrisFlyer miles are earned if the Singapore Airlines ticket is purchased online at singaporeair.com

5,000 bonus KrisFlyer miles
Travel Insurance
Travel Personal Accident Insurance of up to S$1,000,000
Comprehensive travel insurance coverage of up to S$1,000,000 when you charge the air tickets or travel packages in full to your Card.
Purchase your travel tickets with your Card and receive free travel accident insurance of up to S$1 million*.
Complimentary
One-way Limousine Transfer to the airport
Complimentary refreshments at The Green Market at Singapore Changi Airport, Plaza Premium Lounge at Sultan Ismail International Airport, Kuala Lumpur International Airport & Hong Kong International Airport when you charge a minimum of $400 on air tickets or travel packages to your Card*
Complimentary pair of Cathay movie tickets
Conversion fees
A conversion fee of S$20 will apply  for each transfer.
First year free membership for Rewards Infinite 8, where your tr'eats Points never expire. Annual membership fee of S$10.
Nil

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

u should compare the Citibank Premiermiles card as well, it's actually better than the Amex and Maybank one

Jerry Toh said...

Hi Anonymous!

Thank you for your comments. Sure! I will do a comparison for that too.

But from what I know, Citibank Premier miles only offer 1.2 Citi Miles with every $1 spend ya?