Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Status Extensions Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

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Singapore Airlines has now started to extend KrisFlyer elite statuses to members whose travel has been affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Photo: Singapore Airlines

A LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded us an email that she had received from Singapore Airlines extending her status for an additional 12 months.

Thai Airways Issues Comprehensive Change Fee Waiver For Flights to Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Singapore

Thai Airways has continued to cut down their capacity on intra-Asia flights due to weakened demand and also put a change fee waiver in place allowing customers to make adjustments to their travel plans for free.

The policy however doesn’t appear to have a cancellation fee waiver and per the language of the announcement only changes are permitted.

Qatar Airways 10% Off Coupon + Double & Triple Qmiles (Today Only!)

Qatar Airways has launched a one-day-only campaign for an additional up to 10% off combined with bonus Qmiles (award miles).

Discover Qatar Stopover Package

Privilege Club members can save up to 10% by using coupon 20FEB20 when making the booking(s) on Qatar’s website or the mobile app. Members are also eligible for double Qmiles in the economy and triple in premium cabins.

Hilton Honors Elite Status & Points Expiry Extension For Greater China Members

Hilton Honors today announced on the Chinese social media platform (WeChat) about policy exceptions for Greater China (Mainland, Macao, Hong Kong, and Taiwan).

Hong Kong Conrad & JW Marriott

Members whose status was going to be downgraded on March 31 will have it extended through March 2021, and those that qualified in 2019 will have it until 2022. Points expiry is also waived through the end of 2020.

Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles Double Elite Qualifying Miles February 20 – March 15, 2020

Turkish Airlines has launched a new limited-time offer for double elite qualifying miles on international flights.

Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles

Miles&Smiles members earn double elite miles if booked February 19 – March 1 and flown February 20 – March 15, 2020.

Marriott Extends Coronavirus Free Cancellation Policy Through March 15, 2020

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Marriott yesterday extended its fee waiver for refunds and cancellations due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Members living in Greater China (Mainland, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan) and for stays in Greater China, the cancellation waiver is now valid for stays through March 15, 2020.

Airfare of the Day: ANA PREMIUM ECONOMY New York (JFK) to Bangkok from $1,080

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to All Nippon Airways and their shoulder season midweek premium economy sell-up round trip fares between New York and Bangkok.


Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions.

IHG Rewards Club Elite & Ambassador Status Extensions Due To Coronavirus


IHG Rewards Club has launched a status extension policy for members whose account address is in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, or Taiwan on or before February 17.

InterContinental Hangzhou

Elite and Ambassador statuses are extended while points expiry has also been postponed. These changes only affect members in Greater China.

Airfare of the Day: Lufthansa PREMIUM ECONOMY London (LHR/LCY) to Dubai (DXB) from £447

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Lufthansa and their premium economy instant purchase round trip fares between London and the United Arab Emirates.


Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions.

Top Hotel Promotions February 2020

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Here’s look at the top 5 most lucrative hotel promotions that you can take advantage of this February.

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Resort

Remember that it pays to take advantage of the bonus and promotional offers from hotel loyalty programs. You can supercharge your point earnings!

World of Hyatt Extends Tier Status For Members in Asia-Pacific For One Additional Year Due To Coronavirus


World of Hyatt has announced that they will extend the tier status for those members with registered addresses in Asia-Pacific for an additional year due to the Coronavirus situation.

Customers whose status would normally expire on February 28, 2021 will now be extended until the following year: February 28, 2022.

Whine Wednesday: Hotels Not Earning Proper Credit Card Points Due To Incorrect Merchant Code


Our Whine Wednesday topic this week is about co-branded hotel credit cards that should earn extra points when staying at the respective hotel chain but those don’t always come through.

Being recognized as a proper payment requires the merchant to be properly coded, allowing the bank that issued the credit card to properly identify it as a hotel purchase.

Singapore Airlines & SilkAir Trim Flight Schedules Through May 31, 2020

Singapore Airlines yesterday announced changes to its and SilkAir operated flights through May 31, 2020.

Singapore Airlines

Due to very light loads, many flights/frequencies are canceled. Passengers should monitor their itineraries any changes and contact the airline if rebooked flights are not suitable.

Radisson Rewards Buy Points 25 % Bonus Through February 28, 2020

Radisson Rewards has launched a new sale for buying points at a 25% bonus through February 28, 2020.

Members can purchase up to 80,000 points before any possible bonus every calendar year.

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