MEL - SIN in J with Velocity points on SQ

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  1. Leroy87

    Leroy87 Member

    Jul 30, 2013

    Quick question for anybody who has done it before - what is the realm of the fees and charges for booking Singapore airlines flights with Velocity points?

    Looking at MEL - SIN in J for 80,000 points and XXX dollars.

    What is availability like on this redemption?

    I'm maybe 1 or 2 credit card signups off having enough points for this (return for 2) but could nearly do the same thing with QF for 60k points and fly on Emirates.

    But I've heard good things about SQ J class and have never flown that before :cool:

    And another angle - would it better to save some points and go BNE - SIN on EY?


  2. smit0847

    smit0847 Established Member

    Aug 24, 2011
    SQ doesn't provide its partners with any J seats between Australia and NZ until 14 days before the flight.

    Regardless, this is very poor value for your VFF points.

    EY BNE-SIN would be MUCH better value.
  3. Leroy87

    Leroy87 Member

    Jul 30, 2013
    Yikes, didn't manage to read that anywhere. I assume then that the chance of getting a J seat using points on that route is almost nil.

    What would you say in terms of EY BNE-SIN vs EK MEL-SIN?
  4. Clobu5

    Clobu5 Member

    Nov 22, 2013
    Central Oz SA/NT
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    I know you said AUS and NZ but assume you mean those as departure points as this route was to SIN.

    I only ask as I'm looking at the same flight choices.

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