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Promotions for OCBC Cardholders

10% discount with Korean Air

By the end of August, OCBC cardholders can claim 10% off economy class airfare to Korea, China and Japan using promo code OCBC22ASIA via the Korean Air Singapore website. Alternatively, the code OCBC22AME, grants OCBC cardholders the 10% discount on flights to Canada and the United States instead.

Destination Travel period Promo code
Korea, China, Japan July 1 – December 31, 2022 OCBC22ASIA
Canada, United States September 1 – December 31, 2022 OCBC22AME

How do I claim this discount?

  • 1. Select a valid flight route from Korean Air Singapore homepage.
  • 2. In the “Pay” section:
  • a. Select ‘Coupon/discount coupon’
  • b. Click on the desired discount coupon or search for a coupon via the discount code given above
  • vs. Click ‘Apply’
  • D. Check the total amount to see if the discounted rate is displayed
  • 3. Pay with your OCBC credit or debit card.

OCBC TRAVEL Card

OCBC TRAVEL Card
OCBC TRAVEL Card
Consider this if
You want flexible trades with boosted rewards for local dining spend
  • Advantages
    • 2.2 miles per Singapore dollar spent at retail and restaurants overseas
    • 1.3 miles per S$1 spent at local retail
    • 15,000 annual bonus renewal miles (worth S$150)
    • Unlimited lounge access, limo transfers and more
    • Up to 19% fuel savings with Caltex
  • The inconvenients
    • High annual fee of S$488 (no waivers)
    • Recurring invoices not eligible for rewards
    • Access to limo transfers requires a minimum spend of S$5,000

The OCBC Voyage Card offers flexibility in redeeming miles, as well as increased miles when spending locally on meals. Cardholders earn a fairly standard rate of 1.2 miles locally and 2.3 miles abroad per S$1 spent, but the local rate is inflated to 1.6 miles locally when dining. Another feature is the absence of blackout dates and minimal processing time, a valuable feature for any consumer who would appreciate less worry about pre-planning. Other travel perks include perks like unlimited lounge access, complimentary limo transfers, and golf privileges.

It is important here to specify who this card is intended for. With a required annual salary of S$120,000 and a fee of S$488, the wealthiest are most likely to benefit from this card. An irregular traveler who spends a lot and spends more time locally than abroad can easily maximize their mileage earnings and get the most out of this card.

10% off Qantas

Image of Qantas passenger plane

Similar to Korean Air, Qantas is also offering a 10% discount on flight bookings [link on_current=”true” url=”https://www.qantas.com/sg/en/promotions/reunite-with-australia” title=”Qantas
OCBC landing page”]Dedicated landing page for OCBC, this time for Australia, New Zealand and London. In addition, some British Airways flight tickets to Europe departing from Singapore via London will also benefit from this reduction.

destinations Reservation and travel period Promo code
Australia, New Zealand, London Until December 31, 2022 FLYCC2

MasterCard OCBC 90°N

MasterCard OCBC 90°N
MasterCard OCBC 90°N
Consider this if
Looking for an Unlimited Miles card with a refund option
  • Advantages
    • VersatilMiles: 1.2mi/S$1 locally, 2.1mi abroad
    • No conversion fees and rewards never expire
  • The inconvenients
    • Local rates are less competitive
    • No category-specific rewards bonuses
    • Benefits limited to discounted lounge access

For big spenders looking for miles and cash back, the OCBC 90° MasterCard. The cardholder earns Travel$, which is redeemable for 1 airline mile or S$0.01 in cash. Therefore, every 1 Singapore dollar spent earns 1.2 miles (1.2% cashback) locally, and 1 Singapore dollar spent abroad earns 2.1 miles (2.1% cashback), or 0, 1 mile more than the market rate. As a cashback, the overseas unlimited cashback rate is higher than any other alternative. Points can be redeemed for miles or cash back at an equal conversion rate (most cards weaken the cash back rate), and rewards never expire and conversion fees do not have to be paid . Other privileges include access to discounted lounges worldwide through MasterCard Airport Experiences.

DBS Debit and Credit Card Promotions

9% off hotels, flight and hotel packages and more

DBS cardholders are currently eligible for a host of promotional offers when booking their travel plans on various booking sites, such as Expedia and Traveloka, and for select AirAsia flights.

Service provider Promotion Promo code GTC
Expedia S$15 off flight + hotel package bookings with a minimum of S$500 DBSSG15 Booking/travel and stay period: from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022
Expedia 9% discount on hotel bookings DBSSG922
Expedia 5% off “Things to Do” bookings DBSSG522
Voyageoka S$10 off flight bookings DBSNCFL May 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022
Air Asia 10% cash back via online ShopBack Link the DBS card via the ShopBack app, with a sign-up bonus of S$7 for new users Thursdays only until December 29, 2022, additional DBS bonus days on October 10 and December 12, 2022

Exclusive offers for DBS Altitude Visa Signature cardholders

For DBS Altitude Visa Signature Cardholders, you will be able to earn up to 6 miles per S$1 sent to Expedia, plus other travel promotions and benefits, including accommodation and rental discounts cars on sites such as Agoda, Hotel. com and Hertz.

DBS Altitude Visa Signature card

PROMO: New DBS/POSB cardholders can get up to S$150 with a min. spend $800

The DBS Altitude Visa card is a good credit card choice for someone looking for a card with travel benefits. Miles are earned at a standard rate: 1.2 per S$1 spent locally, 2 overseas and 3 for online travel bookings. Plus, not only do these miles never expire, but the Visa DBS Altitude card also comes with a bundle of valuable privileges, including free travel insurance and 2 lounge visits. However, the main reason for choosing this card is the annual fee waiver with an annual spend of S$25,000, fee waivers are rare among travel cards with many benefits, and the annual spend requirement may be satisfied by the average spender.

Promotions for UOB cardholders

qatarairways

image of the engine of a Qatar Airways passenger plane

By the end of August 2022, Qatar Airways is offering 10% off flights departing from Singapore to UOB cardholders using promo code: UOBQR21

The Krisflyer UOB credit card is a perfect card for young SIA devotees looking to fly on a budget. After just S$500 minimum annual spend with SIA brands, cardholders earn up to 3 miles per S$ on transport, dining and travel bookings. Transactions with other SIA-affiliated brands such as KrisShip, SillkAir and Scoot also earn 3 miles per S$1 spent. Plus, holding a KrisFlyer UOB card offers perks like baggage upgrades, priority check-in, and vouchers for ChangiWiFi and Grab for rides to and from the airport. The first year fee of S$192.60 is also waived, with 10,000 renewal miles granted each year thereafter, worth approximately S$100.

American Express

Discount on EVA flights

For American Express cardholders, EVA Air offers up to 5% discount on select destinations departing from Singapore.

Type of flight Delivery destinations Reservation period Travel period
round flight 5% Asia – China, Hong Kong, Macao, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan. Europe – Amsterdam, London, Milan, Paris, Vienna. North America – Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto. Australia – Brisbane. Jan 1, 2022 – Dec 31 2022 Jan 1, 2022 – Dec 31 2023
One way flight 2.5%

UOB PRVI Miles American Express Card

UOB PRVI Miles American Express Card
UOB PRVI Miles American Express Card
Consider this if
You want a card to earn miles with a fee waiver
  • Advantages
    • Ideal for quickly accumulating miles
    • Rewards high spend on airlines and hotels
    • Free card
  • The inconvenients
    • Not suitable for infrequent travelers with mostly local budgets
    • Lack of luxury perks and privileges

The UOB PRIVI Miles American Express card is the best way to earn miles and enjoy benefits while waiving annual fees. Cardholders earn miles with similar rates to Pricer Travel Cards, 1.4 miles locally and 2.4 miles abroad per S$1 spent, while earning 6 miles with all major airlines and hotels . With an annual spend of S$50,000, the S$256.80 annual fee of this card is waived and an additional 20,000 bonus miles worth S$200 are awarded.

Exclusive SIA Promotion on American Express® Singapore Airlines Credit Card

Image of the tail of a Singapore Airlines passenger plane

If you are an American Express® Singapore Airlines credit card holder, you can benefit from promotional mileage rates when booking on Singaporeair.com or the SingaporeAir mobile app. Cardholders will earn 2 KrisFlyer miles per S$1 spent on flights departing from Singapore. If you don’t have an American Express® Singapore Airlines credit card, you can apply for one below.

American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer credit card

PROMO: Receive 21,500 KrisFlyer miles when you sign up

The American Express® Singapore Airline KrisFlyer Card is a great card for SIA travelers looking for their first Miles credit card. Cardholders earn 1.1 miles per Singapore dollar on general spending, 2 miles with SingaporeAir and KrisShop, and 3.1 miles on Grab ride with a cap of 620 miles. Miles are credited directly to your frequent flyer account, so you don’t have to worry about conversion rates. This makes it a simple Miles credit card ideal for anyone buying their first Miles card, especially with the removal of the annual fee of S$176.55 in the first year.

Conclusion

With increasingly accessible air travel and great offers and promotions for a variety of credit cards. Now is the perfect time to plan and book a trip. For the best accommodation prices, check out the best hotel booking sites.

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