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Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program represents some of the best value when it comes to booking business class reward flights at the moment. If you’re curious about your KrisFlyer miles value and where your Amex points can take you, we have prepared this handy conversion table for your convenience. Use it to get an idea of where you can fly using your Amex points balance.*

How Many Amex Points for a business class flight?

Use the table of business class return flight prices below as a guideline to find out how many Amex Points you need for a business class flight. Points values listed are in Amex Points before being converting to KrisFlyer miles. Australian dollar flight values for comparison are based on best available fares at the time of search. Table is current as of 2 December, 2022. Please read full *Disclaimer at the bottom of the article.

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City Singapore Hong Kong London Paris Los Angeles
Sydney

(points)

137,000 + $194 tax 143,000 + $209 tax 261,000 + $614 tax 261,000 + $328 tax 273,000 + $192  tax
Sydney

(cash flight)

$4,169 AUD + $217 tax $3,825 AUD + $221 tax  $11,468 AUD + $636 tax $11,340 AUD + $351 tax $8,980 AUD +272 tax
Melbourne

(points)

137,000 + $184 tax 143,000 + $194 tax 261,000 + $587 tax 261,000 + $323 tax 273,000 + $194 tax
Melbourne

(cash flight)

$5,899 AUD + $206 tax $5,104 AUD + $221 tax $10,302 AUD +$626 tax $9,894 AUD +$371 tax $9,818 AUD +$262 tax
Brisbane

(points)

137,000 + $206 tax 143,000 + $235 tax 261,000 + $588 tax 261,000 + $340 tax 273,000 + $202 tax
Brisbane

(cash flight)

$4,352 AUD + $237 tax $4,239 AUD + $252 tax $10,251 AUD + $657 tax $9,894 AUD + $371 tax $9,818 AUD + $292 tax
Perth

(points)

81,000 + $183  tax 81,000 + $201 tax 239,000 + $592 tax 239,000 + $307 tax 255,000 + $202 tax
Perth

(cash flight)

$4,083 AUD +$195 tax $4,977 AUD + $210 tax $11,220 AUD + $615 tax $9,843 AUD + $329 tax $9,386 AUD + 268 tax

Why is this table listed in Business Class only? Read our article on why booking Business Class flights gives you the best value over Economy when using your points.

Converting Amex points to KrisFlyer miles

When converting your Amex points to KrisFlyer miles, it works like this:

  • 2 Amex Membership Rewards points = 1 KrisFlyer mile
  • The estimated transfer time is up to 1 business day. In many cases, the transfer is immediate but it can take up to one business day.
  • The minimum points transfer amount is 5000 points.
  • A KrisFlyer member can redeem their miles for flights and upgrades on Singapore Airlines, Silk Air and all the partner airlines across the Star Alliance network.

Booking KrisFlyer flights with points

While it’s not difficult to log into your Amex Membership Rewards dashboard and transfer Amex points to KrisFlyer miles, the process of booking your flight can be trickier. A problem people run into when trying to book reward flights on their own, is in regards to seat availability. Once they have found the time to convert their points and go back to book their chosen flight, it may be gone. Then it takes time and effort for them to seek out the next option.

There is a big demand for points travel at the moment. People are still trying to use up points they collected during the pandemic when travel was grounded. So when it comes to booking flights with Amex points, it can pay to engage an expert.

Our points travel consultants have a birds eye view of the entire Star Alliance flight network. If you’re trying to reach a destination, there can be many ways to get there – ways you may not have considered. Our consultants can take care of your points management and then book your desired flights, getting you the best possible value from your points. It’s what we do all day long so we know where to look to find the best options!

Book or Contact Us now

Contact us if you have questions, or you can fill out our Book With Points form and we’ll be in touch right away to help you to transfer your Amex points to KrisFlyer miles and book your business class flight.

*Disclaimer

The above KrisFlyer business class value conversion table and information in this article is current as of 2 December 2022. Points and dollar values presented are subject to change at any time for any reason and are not intended to be accurate quotations. The data presented is intended to provide approximate figures for the purposes of general planning only. Terms and conditions of airlines, points programs, travel consultancy services and any other pertinent services apply and are subject to change at any time.