Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer is widely accepted as Australia’s third largest international carrier. By extension, its frequent flyer program is also one of the single most useful frequent flyer programs for travellers flying all over the region.

As a matter of fact, the programme’s unique partnership with Virgin Australia’s Velocity program is also responsible to a great extent for its tremendous success. The amazing stopover options, its flexible change policy and easy point earning opportunities make the programme quite popular among many frequent flying travellers. There are various other reasons due to which Singapore Airline’s KrisFlyer programme is one of the best ones around. Here is why:

 The Ability to Earn Plenty of Miles Easily

Earning miles, not just in the air, but also on the ground. This is an extremely flexible programme that enables you to earn miles even when you are not flying.

Earning Miles in the Air

KrisFlyer is part of the Star alliance of airlines. This means that the more you travel by air, the more KrisFlyer points you will earn; not just with Singapore Airlines, but also SilkAir as well as many other world class partners that are also members of this alliance.

Earning Extra Miles While on the Ground

Since SAL’s KrisFlyer has well over 200 global non-airline partners, they can all help to add ‘extra miles to your frequent flyer programme. Rent a car, stay at a hotel or simply call home from just about anywhere in the world; it will all add up to your miles count.

Earn Even When You Are Shopping

Shopping at KrisFlyer Spree means you have the ability to earn even more KrisFlyer miles thanks to the programme’s affiliation with over 2,000 leading brands located all over the world.  As a matter of fact, KrisShop can also let you earn about 1.5 KrisFlyer miles for each and every dollar that you spend either in the air or when you are online.

Use Miles for Flights and Upgrades

Earning KrisFlyer miles has never been as easier as it is today thanks to the large number of partners that the programme has. Furthermore, it is also quite easy to redeem your various award tickets as well as flight upgrades too.  If you were to use KrisFlyer, then you will easily be able to choose flights to well over a thousand destinations in over 170 countries.

You will also be able to avail various upgrades on Singapore Airlines, such as SilkAir and various other partner airlines.

All in all, we can easily see that the KrisFlyer programme is a great boon to the frequent traveller, as it offers various benefits even when you are not a frequent flying.