Earn KrisFlyer points flying Scoot or TigerAir

Scoot and TigerAir (Singapore) have both introduced fare bundles that allow you to earn KrisFlyer points while flying on their services. Note that in the case of TigerAir, this new addition is only valid for their Singapore (TR) operations – it does not apply to TigerAir in Australia.

These changes add on to the already existing ability to redeem points for Scoot and TigerAir (Singapore) flights.

Taking a leaf from the Jetstar playbook, KrisFlyer points are available only if you purchase a bundle. As with Jetstar these bundles include other items in addtion to the points. However, they only provide a points earning capability – you are unable to earn Elite Miles while flying Scoot ot TigerAir.

 

Scoot

Scoot has a bundle that goes under the name of PlusPerks. PlusPerks is an addon bundle that is sold at a price of SGD/AUD39 (short-haul flights) or SGD/AUD59 (long-haul flights) per passenger per flight. The bundle includes:

  • Earn KrisFlyer miles – See chart below
  • Preferred seat selection with extra legroom – You are entitled to preferred seat reservation with no additional seat selection fees charged.
  • Booking Flexibility – You are entitled to 1 flight date OR name change per booking up to 24 hours before departure allowed online;
  • First-on-Board – You are entitled to First-on-Board, which gives you priority check-in & boarding privileges at all airports

The KrisFlyer earning rate is as follows:

Flight route
Economy
(H W N X O)
Economy
(R P F A S Y B M)
ScootBiz*
(Z C J D I U)
Singapore – Thailand  60 150 250
Singapore – Hong Kong
Singapore – Taiwan
Taiwan – Japan
Taiwan – Korea
100 250 400
Singapore – Korea
Singapore – Nanjing
Singapore – Perth
150 450 750
Singapore – Japan
Thailand – Japan
Singapore – China (except Nanjing)
Singapore – Australia (except Perth)
250 600 1000

Tiger Air

When booking services on TigerAir, an option to book a FlexiCombo is available. For services on TigerAir Singapore (TR), the FlexiCombo includes:

  • Free 15kg check-in baggage
  • Free front seat or standard seat selection from rows 2-11 and 14-30
  • 1 flight change fee waiver (Limited to date change only and fare difference applies)
  • KrisFlyer miles for the qualifying flight (Purchase of Flexicombo does not entitle you to earn KrisFlyer Elite miles

The KrisFlyer miles earning rate is show in the following chart, and as can be seen is a pretty minor earn in the scheme of things:

One-way flight from Singapore Miles Accrued
Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi, Penang 20
Bangkok,
Cebu, Chiang Mai, Clark, Denpasar (Bali), Hanoi, Hat Yai, Ho Chi Minh
City, Jakarta, Kalibo (Boracay), Krabi, Manila, Phuket, Surabaya, Yangon
60
Bengaluru,
Chennai, Dhaka, Guangzhou, Guilin, Haikou, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Jinan,
Kochi, Lucknow, Macau, Malé (Maldives), Nanning, Ningbo, Quanzhou,
Shenzhen, Taipei, Tiruchirappalli (Trichy), Xi’an
100

 

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