How to use your expiring KrisFlyer miles

So you’ve recently logged into your KrisFlyer account and realised that you have KrisFlyer miles that will be expiring in the next 6 months.

And you’ve also realised that you don’t have enough miles to redeem a flight for your next epic vacation. Is there no way to fly, and are those hard-earned miles all going to waste?  

Fret not – no matter your lifestyle needs, we’ve got you covered with our guide below.  



I (still) want to… fly 

use your expiring KrisFlyer miles to offset the cost of flights on Singapore Airlines
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You might not have enough miles to redeem a flight ticket, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t fly! You can mix your miles with cash to reduce the cost of your ticket on Singapore Airlines or Scoot – with a minimum of 1,050 KrisFlyer miles – perfect if you have expiring miles near a special occasion or holiday! 

Jetting off on a holiday to shop till you drop? You can also use your KrisFlyer miles to pre-purchase additional baggage allowance.  

And if you’re saving it all for a good deal, be sure to keep your eyes peeled for monthly Spontaneous Escapes deals. These are released in the middle of every month, and you might just score yourself a 30% (and sometimes more!) discount off the miles that you’d typically need to redeem a flight. From 5,950 KrisFlyer miles, you could be on a spontaneous getaway to Bali for that much-needed wellness getaway. 

The destinations that are featured differ every month, so follow KrisFlyer on Facebook or Instagram to be the first to find out which destinations are up for grabs.   



I want to… plan a fun weekend 

use your expiring KrisFlyer miles to redeem an activity from KrisFlyer Experiences
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From food and walking tours to high-adrenaline activities and craft workshops, Pelago, the travel experiences platform of Singapore Airlines has plenty on offer. 

Simply take your pick from the wide range of experiences available and redeem with your expiring miles. Do note that only full miles redemption is allowed on Pelago. 

Putting together an itinerary for an upcoming trip instead? Filter by your destination of choice to browse the full list of activities available. 

If “extra-special” is an activity criteria, look no further than KrisFlyer Experiences – a selection of exclusive culinary, entertainment, travel and arts experiences are available just for KrisFlyer members.  



I want to… book a hotel stay 

use your expiring KrisFlyer miles with your hotel stay
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Whether you’re doing a staycation, a weekend getaway, or going on that trip of a lifetime, you can redeem your expiring miles for hotel stays on KrisFlyer vRooms. You’ll be spoilt for choice with over 350,000 hotels and resorts available, as long as you have a minimum of 1,500 KrisFlyer miles that you can mix with cash to book that hotel that you’ve always wanted to check in to. 

Or, if you are a Marriott Bonvoy member, you’ll be a step closer to your next Marriott stay if you convert KrisFlyer miles to Marriott Bonvoy points. 



I want to… go on a road trip 

use your expiring KrisFlyer miles to rent a car from KrisFlyer vRooms
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If you are the type of traveller that has a full itinerary jammed packed with visits to the most Instagrammable hot spots for the perfect photo opportunity, renting a car may be your best bet. Let your four wheels whisk you to wherever you’d like to go – and it all starts when you use a minimum of 1,500 KrisFlyer miles to offset the total cost of your booking on KrisFlyer vRooms. 



I want to… shop, shop, shop 

shop daily purchases on Kris+ with your expiring KrisFlyer miles
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If you have a birthday or anniversary celebration coming right up, this one might just be for you. With KrisShop, you’ll have access to popular brands like Laneige, Estee Lauder, Jellycat and more – and all of these brands carry a multitude of items that will delight your nearest and dearest.  

You have the option to mix miles with cash to offset the total cost of your gift starting from 1,000 miles!  

For everyday spend, Kris+ is your go-to app. 

With Kris+, you’ll be able to make use of your expiring miles to offset the cost of that sweet treat that you’ve been craving for, or that pair of shoes that you’ve been eyeing. With over 1,500 partner outlets (and counting) across Singapore, you’ll be spoilt for choice when you choose what you’d like to redeem. 

Download the Kris+ app, convert your KrisFlyer miles to KrisPay miles and you’re all set to use your miles to offset the cost of your everyday spend.  

Alternatively, convert your KrisFlyer miles  to NTUC Linkpoints to offset your grocery expenses. 



I want to … do good with my miles  

donate your expiring KrisFlyer miles
KrisFlyer members can also choose to donate their miles to KidSTART SG.

You may also donate miles to KidSTART SG, a Singaporean non-profit organisation that supports early development of children in lower-income families. Miles donated will be used to redeem items or activities from Singapore Airlines or KrisFlyer partners that can enrich the experiences of children in need. 



Go ahead, mix and match the myriad of options above to use your KrisFlyer miles, in a way that best suits you and your lifestyle! Find out more here. 


Not a KrisFlyer member yet? Sign up with the promo code KF800 to enjoy 800 KrisFlyer miles as well as all that our rewards programme has to offer. 

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