- Earn KrisFlyer miles every time you pay. Use your American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Credit Card and top up your KrisFlyer account with 1.1 KrisFlyer miles for every S$1 of eligible spend, which includes most transactions. The earnings rate goes up to 2 miles per S$1 of foreign spend in June and December, and 3.1 miles per S$1 of spend at Grab up to S$200 per month.
- Introductory bonus points offer. Earn 5,000 KrisFlyer bonus miles the very first time you charge to your card. Applicable to new customers only.
- Complimentary travel insurance. Complimentary Travel Accident and Inconvenience benefits up to S$350,000 when you charge your travel tickets on your American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Credit Card.
- Discounted Wi-Fi router. Enjoy portable Wi-Fi router rentals at a reduced rate of S$4.65 per day courtesy of Changi Recommends. Valid till 31 Dec 2021.
- Special privileges at Hertz. Your card comes with complimentary Hertz Gold Plus Rewards membership which includes 10% savings on published car rental rates, a one class upgrade under certain conditions and a waiver of additional driver fees.
- American Express Selects. Pay up to 25% less at restaurants throughout Singapore and the rest of the world, thanks to American Express Selects.
- Referral bonus. Get S$80 statement credits when you refer a friend. Your friend will get S$80 statement credits upon spend of S$2,000 in the first 3 months of membership. Valid until 30 Sep 2021.
- Welcome offer. Get up to 13,300 KrisFlyer miles with a minimum spend of S$3,000 in your first 3 months and an additional S$200 statement credits if you are new to American Express. T&Cs apply.
- Acquisition offer. Receive 5,000 KrisFlyer bonus miles when you spend a minimum of S$3,000 in your first three months.
- S$20 CapitaVouchers. Receive S$20 CapitaVouchers upon first spend when you prefill up to 50% of the application form with MyInfo. T&Cs apply. Valid until 30 Sep 2021.
Consider this card if you frequently travel. You can redeem the KrisFlyer miles you accumulate for flights and upgrades on flights you’ve already booked. This is what you can expect from the American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Credit Card:
- Annual fee. You’ll be billed S$176.55 (inclusive of GST) as an annual fee every year, but the first year’s fee will be waived.
- Earn miles on all spend. Almost every transaction you make with this card will earn KrisFlyer miles.
- Miles automatically credited. No need to swap your rewards balance for miles – American Express automatically credits your KrisFlyer account as you spend.
- Interest-free period. Pay no interest on purchases for up to 22 days when you use your card.
- Fraud protection. American Express guarantees that you won’t be held responsible for any unauthorised use of your credit card, whether on the Internet or in-store.
- Mobile Payments. Conveniently pay with your phone through Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Pay and Amex Pay when you hold an American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Credit Card.
It’s quick and easy to apply for an American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Credit Card, but check the following criteria first:
- Singapore citizens and residents are eligible if they earn S$30,000 p.a. or over.
- For Expatriates, minimum income requirement should be S$60,000 p.a. or over.
- Minimum age: 21
- A default-free credit record.
- Personal identification such as passport or ID card
- Employment details, including your income
- Evidence of your current residential address
After you’ve completed the secure application form, American Express will request that you upload supporting documents via the upload portal.
This card could be a good choice if you make extensive use of airline miles as it directly credits your rewards into a KrisFlyer account, while also offering a decent rewards earning rate.