Find out which travel credit cards in Singapore give free access to Priority Pass and Plaza Premium airport lounges around the world. Many Singaporeans think that access to VIP airport lounges is a privilege reserved for business travellers, frequent flyers and the uber rich. Credit Card Airport Lounge Access How to Redeem DBS Altitude Visa Credit Card 2x complimentary access/year with Priority Pass Apply for Priority Pass Membership (complimentary for cardholders) Citi PremierMiles Visa Card 2x complimentary access/year with Priority Pass Apply for Priority Pass Membership (complimentary for cardholders) American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card 4x complimentary vouchers/year to participating SATS Premier Lounges Plaza Premium Lounges worldwide KrisFlyer Elite Gold Members get KrisFlyer Gold Lounge access at Changi Airport and Star Alliance Gold Lounges worldwide Complimentary access to SATS and Plaza Premium Lounges upon Card approval and fully … [Read more...] about 6 credit cards which give free access to airport lounges
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WHEN YOU DON'T HAVE CASH TO PAY FOR BIG-TICKET ITEMS, WHAT OPTIONS DO YOU HAVE? Between replacing your worn-out aircon, switching out a broken-down fridge, repairing your car, and renewing your gym membership, there will be more than a few occasions when you'll need to pay for a big-ticket item. With an array of perks, credit cards are the preferred way to pay for large purchases. However, you should always pay back the amount spent within the statement cycle, lest you incur hefty interest charges. But what if you need to make an expensive purchase, but don't have the money available to pay it off at once? Or if the shop you are buying from a shop that doesn't accept plastic? Don't fret, there are still several alternative payment methods you can use, each with their own pros and cons. To help you make the right choice, here are 4 methods for paying off big-ticket items, ranked in order from best to worst. 1. CREDIT CARD 0 PER CENT INSTALMENT PLAN: RECOMMENDED FOR MOST PURCHASES … [Read more...] about What are the best ways to pay for big-ticket items in Singapore?
The significant advantage of a frequent flyer programme is obviously the miles. With these programs, frequent flyers receive perks such as free flights, upgrades and other travel-related perks. Luckily, there is no limit on how many programs you can join. But to get as many frequent flyer miles as you possibly can, it doesn't make sense to enrol in every single airline's programme. When selecting an frequent flyer programme, go for the airline that has the most flights out of Singapore or the one that serves the destinations you are likely to visit more often. FLY OFTEN, SAVE BIG When choosing the best airline rewards programme for you, there are three factors you should take into consideration: - How easy (or not) it is to earn a flight with your miles and rewards. - Whether you get extra perks other than flights. - Whether blackout dates apply to the programme. - How soon do the miles expire. - And, how easy it is to achieve a higher status (silver, gold, elite, etc.). WHY ARE … [Read more...] about Best frequent flyer programs in 2019: Are they still worth it?
MANILA -- All set to celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend? If we go by foot traffic in shopping malls, the number of gifts being wrapped in stores, lack of parking spaces near restaurants and packed tables at dining places, this special occasion is one of the most-celebrated by Filipinos of all ages. And why not? Most of us have mothers who have cared for us from the womb and continued to hold our hand whether we were toddlers, teens, in our 20s, 30s, 40s and older. As you toast the woman that shaped who you are today, take time to remember the many life lessons she has shared with you through the years. Looking back, I marvel at how my mom managed to do it all. She did not have a full-time job and instead chose to stay home to raise two daughters. She was the primary caregiver, cook, tutor, handy(wo)man, shopping companion among many more roles that I saw her perform everyday growing up. Now that I am raising two daughters, I am grateful that she has given me a strong role … [Read more...] about News Mothers know best (even when it comes to money)
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airlines is offering up to 50% off on airfares along with more travel benefits and opt-in options from today until May 8 with its latest Ultimate Travelicious Deals campaign. Customers travelling to international destinations will be able to enjoy return Economy Promo fares, with 20kg baggage allowance, from as low as RM379 to Phuket, from RM399 to Kochi and RM629 to Bali, or fly to China from as low as RM589 to Nanjing, from RM689 to Hong Kong and from RM1,089 to Shanghai. Other destinations on offer include Perth from RM999, Seoul from RM1,099, Tokyo from RM1,199 and London from only RM2,499. Meanwhile, customers without any need for baggage can enjoy Economy Lite one-way fares to domestic destinations which starts from as low as RM69 to Penang and Langkawi, from RM99 to Kuching, and from RM159 to Kota Kinabalu. All fares are valid for travel from April 29, 2019 until March 31, 2020, and comes with 7kg of cabin baggage allowance, complimentary refreshments, … [Read more...] about Malaysia Airlines offers up to 50% off on airfares