Get a Sofitel Sentosa staycation or S$280 cashback with a new AMEX KrisFlyer card

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Get approved for an AMEX KrisFlyer card by 30 September and earn bonus miles plus cashback or staycation gifts.

American Express has unveiled its latest set of sign-up bonuses for the AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend and AMEX KrisFlyer Credit Card, for applications and approvals between 1 July and 30 September 2021.

The AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend will swap its Shangri-La Singapore staycation for the Sofitel Sentosa Resort & Spa, while keeping the 10,000 bonus miles. The sign-up offer for the AMEX KrisFlyer Credit Card remains the same. 

All spending requirements remain unchanged. 

AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend

Customers who apply and get approval for an AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend between 1 July and 30 September 2021 will receive the following:

Apply Here
 Old Offer
(until 30 Jun 21)
New Offer
(From 1 Jul 21)
 SpendMilesSpendMiles
First Spend Any 5KAny 5K
Milelion BonusS$2K7.5KS$2KS$120
Months 1-3S$5K10K + ShangS$5K10K + Sofitel
Base Miles6K
(S$5K @ 1.2 mpd)
6K
(S$5K @ 1.2 mpd)
Total SpendS$5KS$5K
Total Miles28.5K + Shang 21K + Sofitel + S$120

All first-time American Express KrisFlyer cobrand cardholders will enjoy 5,000 miles on their first spend of any amount.

Milelion readers will enjoy a S$120 statement credit when they spend S$2,000 in the first 3 months. Should they spend a further S$3,000 (i.e. S$5,000) total, they’ll receive:

  • Existing customer: 1-night Sofitel Sentosa staycation
  • New customer: 1-night Sofitel Sentosa staycation + 10,000 miles
⚠️ AMEX defines new customers as those who do not hold any American Express principal credit cards now, or in the past 12 months.

This means your total haul (including the regular base miles) could be 21,000 miles, S$120 and a free Sofitel Sentosa staycation for S$5,000 of spending. 

The stay at the Sofitel Sentosa is valid for a Luxury Room (the lead-in category; review here) and does not include breakfast. However, if you’re an Accor Plus member, you’ll save up to 50% on all F&B including breakfast.

Sofitel Sentosa Luxury Room
Sofitel Sentosa Luxury Room

Eligible cardholders will receive a redemption letter ~12 weeks after meeting the spending threshold. This will state the validity period and how to redeem the free stay; all free stays must be used within 3 months from the date of the redemption letter. 

The AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend’s annual fee of S$337.05 must be paid, but you receive four lounge vouchers and a free stay at selected Hilton properties as part of its regular benefits. 

The T&C of this offer can be found here. 

AMEX KrisFlyer Credit Card

The AMEX KrisFlyer Credit Card offer remains unchanged. Customers who apply and get approval for an AMEX KrisFlyer Credit Card between 1 July and 30 September 2021 will receive the following:

Apply Here
 SpendMiles
First Spend Any5K
Milelion BonusS$2KS$80
Months 1-3S$3K5K + S$200
Base Miles3.3K
(S$3K @ 1.1 mpd)
Total SpendS$3K
Total Miles13.3K + S$280

All first-time American Express KrisFlyer cobrand cardholders will enjoy 5,000 miles on their first spend of any amount.

Milelion readers will enjoy a bonus of S$80 statement credits when they spend S$2,000 in the first 3 months. Should they spend a further S$1,000 (i.e S$3,000 total), they’ll receive:

  • Existing customer: 5,000 miles
  • New customer: 5,000 miles + S$200 statement credits
⚠️ AMEX defines new customers as those who do not hold any American Express principal credit cards now, or in the past 12 months.

This means your total haul (including the regular base miles) could be 13,300 miles and S$280 for S$3,000 of spending. 

The AMEX KrisFlyer Credit Card comes with a first-year waiver of its S$176.55 annual fee.

The T&C of this offer can be found here. 

What spending is eligible?

The minimum spend can be met with any purchases of eligible goods or services which post to your account within the first 3 months after approval. AMEX has a list of excluded spending categories here, but the key ones to note are: 

  • GrabPay top-ups
  • Insurance
  • SPC transactions
  • Utilities

For the avoidance of doubt, hospital transactions, donations, and anything else not explicitly stated in the exclusion list will count as eligible spend. 

Conclusion

American Express continues to offer very competitive sign-up bonuses on the KrisFlyer cobrand cards, and those who want to get off the mainland may prefer the Sofitel Sentosa experience over the Shangri-La Singapore. 

Don’t forget that your application needs to be approved by 30 September 2021 to enjoy this offer, so don’t leave it too late if you’re interested. 

Aaron Wong
Aaron Wong
Aaron founded The Milelion to help people travel better for less and impress chiobu. He was 50% successful.

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John

Statement credit is garbage

You can use statement credit towards any charges, including dining at restaurants.

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CCNewbie

What is the Milelion bonus?

CCNewbie

Ok, that’s gd. But how is it different from usual MGM?

Xman

Just wondering if Cardup/ipaymy spending counts towards the $3,000? Given it was not explicitly excluded.

sss

Hi Aaron, may I check for existing amex cardholders, does the $80 statement credit apply? Or is the statement credit for new applicants only. thanks!

I uds that the million bonus of 10k miles are for new applicants only, winder if the $80 is the same?

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