KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes for December 2023 announced

Expired

Save 30% off Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class awards with KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes, for travel between 1-31 December 2023.

Spontaneous Escapes have been announced for December 2023, with 30% off redemptions for selected Singapore Airlines routes in Business Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class.

Spontaneous Escapes

All Spontaneous Escape awards must be booked and ticketed by 30 November 2023 and are for travel between 1-31 December 2023 (blackout dates may apply).

My picks for this month

Given that December is usually the peak period for travel, I’m pleasantly surprised to see a larger-than-expected Spontaneous Escapes list.

My picks this month would be: 

  • Singapore to/from Bali in Economy Class for 5,950 miles
  • Singapore to/from Male in Business Class for 30,100 miles
  • Singapore to Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich in Business Class for 72,450 miles
  • Singapore to Darwin and Perth in Business Class for 28,350 miles
  • Singapore to/from Adelaide, Sydney in Business Class for 47,950 miles
  • Melbourne to Singapore in Business Class for 47,950 miles

It’s great to see long-haul Business Class awards to Australia and Europe, but do note the substantial blackout dates for the latter. Singapore to Zurich, for instance, is blacked out from 1-27 December 2023!

Full list of Spontaneous Escapes

✈️ Business & Economy Class

South East Asia

North Asia

West Asia & Africa

South West Pacific

Europe

USA

✈️ Premium Economy Class

West Asia & Africa

Europe

USA

Spontaneous Escapes: Ground Rules

❓  Spontaneous Escapes
  • Tickets must be booked online at singaporeair.com or the SingaporeAir mobile app; no bookings via phone are permitted
  • Tickets cannot be changed or cancelled. Be sure about your travel plans, or buy a travel insurance policy that covers miles bookings
    • Refunds will only be granted if the flight is cancelled by SIA, or if a change in entry regulations makes travel impossible
  • Travel must be completed within the Spontaneous Escapes promotion period to qualify. For example, if you fly on the last day of the month but land on the first day of the following month, no discount applies
  • Awards must be ticketed within the Spontaneous Escapes promotion period
  • Waitlisting is not permitted for Spontaneous Escapes awards
  • Blackout dates apply. If you’re not seeing discounts, this may be why
  • Discounts may apply in one direction only e.g. SIN-BKK may be on discount but BKK-SIN may not. Be sure to read the offers carefully
  • You cannot combine Spontaneous Escapes awards and Saver/Advantage awards in the same booking. You will need to book separate one-way legs if the Spontaneous Escapes discounts do not apply to one or more of the flights in your itinerary

Singapore Airlines shows Spontaneous Escapes awards under a special Promo category. This is the one you should select when making your booking (and if it doesn’t appear, that means there’s no availability remaining- though that doesn’t preclude it from reappearing later, so check back often). 

Selecting a Spontaneous Escapes award

Prior to COVID, Spontaneous Escapes were a subset of Saver awards. This created a problem, namely that if you wanted to book a regular Saver award (because it comes with a cancellation option, unlike Spontaneous Escapes awards), you couldn’t actually do it!

Now that Spontaneous Escapes are a separate category unto themselves, you have the freedom to choose to pay regular Saver prices if you so wish (thereby enjoying additional flexibility).

Spontaneous Escapes awards are strictly non-cancellable and non-changeable (SIA’s free rebooking policy doesn’t apply here, and in any case ended on 31 July 2022).

Since no concession is made for travellers who cannot fly due to COVID-19, the onus is on you to purchase travel insurance that covers miles & points bookings.

Which travel insurance policies covers miles and points bookings?

What if you have an existing award?

If you’ve already holding on to a confirmed award on a flight that is now under Spontaneous Escapes, you will need to:

  1. Book the Spontaneous Escapes rate
  2. Cancel the existing booking and pay the redeposit fee (US$75 for Saver, US$50 for Advantage)

I strongly recommend doing it in this order, in case the Spontaneous Escapes award space disappears in the meantime. It does mean you’ll need sufficient miles on hand, of course. 

Depending on your luck, miles may be recredited immediately to your account, but can take up to 4-6 weeks. If you need them urgently, the CSO can put in a request to expedite the process, but YMMV.

Conclusion

Singapore Airlines Spontaneous Escapes for December 2023 are out, and if you manage to find something amidst the shortlist, be sure to ticket your awards by 30 November 2023 to enjoy the discounts.

What will you be booking for Spontaneous Escapes? 

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

Similar Articles

Comments

4 COMMENTS

Subscribe
Notify of
guest

4 Comments
Oldest
Newest
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
anon

wonder when sin-TYO will make a comeback…

Fred

it’s actually quite amazing that, out of a sudden, there’s availability to fly to frankfurt in c on 23/24 december; at the end of the day, redemption slots are either 1 year ahead or 1 month before departure

YMMV

>Depending on your luck, miles may be recredited immediately to your account, but can take up to 4-6 weeks. If you need them urgently, the CSO can put in a request to expedite the process, but YMMV.

When I cancelled my original Saver award I was prompted to fill in a refund form. I’d changed the routing once on it and it seems that canceling is now no longer possible on the website/app. I hope they don’t take 6 weeks to process a refund. Never had this problem before.

CREDIT CARD SIGN UP BONUSES

Advertisment

Featured Deals

Advertisment

Follow us

7,110FansLike
10,408FollowersFollow

TAGS