Earn Singapore KrisFlyer

Singapore Airlines

TrueBlue and KrisFlyer

Singapore Airlines and JetBlue partner together in May 2015.  Although JetBlue is not a member of Star Alliance,  now you can earn KrisFlyer for Singapore Airlines by flying JetBlue or you can earn TrueBlue for JetBlue Airlines by flying Singapore Airlines.

KrisFlyer Worth more than TrueBlue

Depends on the class of services that you book on JetBlue, your miles earn on KrisFlyer could be different.  Please refer to accrual levels chart.

  • 125% of miles flown for JetBlue Mint Business Class. fare codes J, C, D, I
  • 100% of miles flown for fare codes Y, E, K, H, Q, B, L, V, R, W, M
  • 50% of miles flown for fare codes Z, O, U, S, P

TrueBlue is revenue based.  The higher the fare, the most TrueBlue points you earn. You can earn from 6 TrueBlue points to 8 TrueBlue points based on the base fare that you book.

  •  if you book on Blue and Mint fare, you earn 6 points on every dollar that you spend.
  • If you book on Blue Plus fare, you earn 7 points on every dollar that you spend.
  • If you book on Blue Flex, you earn 8 points on every dollar that you spend.

Example from San Francisco to New York One-Way

Blue Base fare from San Francisco to New York by JetBlue is $124.65 and tax is $23.45, total fare is $148.10.

JetBlue San Francisco to New York

JetBlue San Francisco to New York

JetBlue San Francisco to New York One Way Fare

JetBlue San Francisco to New York One Way Fare

TrueBlue points earn on the flight based on Blue fare = 124.65 x 6 = 748 TrueBlue

If using TrueBlue points to redeem the flight, you require 10,000 TrueBlue points + $5.6 tax.

JetBlue San Francisco to New York One Way Redemption

JetBlue San Francisco to New York One Way Redemption

2586 Miles from San Francisco to New York

If you earn KrisFlyer, instead of TrueBlue, you earn 50% of 2586 miles = 1293 miles of KrisFlyer.

KrisFlyer always has a higher value than TrueBlue.  With the example that you earn 1293 KrisFlyer or 748 TrueBlue, you do earn more value by choosing KrisFlyer.

We like the first class comfort for long haul flight, therefore, we prefer KrisFlyer more than TrueBlue.

If you do not travel too much to oversea, JetBlue might be better.

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