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American Express KrisFlyer Ascend Card

1.2 mpd

LOCAL SPEND

2 mpd

FOREIGN SPEND

0.56 miles per point

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American Express KrisFlyer Ascend Card

1.2 mpd

LOCAL SPEND

2 mpd

FOREIGN SPEND

0.56 miles per point

CONVERSION

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Highlights of AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card

  • S$1 = 1.2 KrisFlyer miles
  • S$1 spending overseas = 2 KrisFlyer miles
  • S$1 spend on Grab Singapore = 3.2 KrisFlyer miles (up to S$200 spend in each calendar month)
  • Receive up to 42,500 KrisFlyer miles
  • Complimentary night stay at each year at one of over 160 Hilton Properties in Asia Pacific

Find out about the card's host of benefits, charges, promotions and eligibility criteria below.

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  • Updated on 16 Oct 2020

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    American Express KrisFlyer Ascend Card

    AMEX is a good example that price/benefits isn't everything. They are definitely not the cheapest for merchants. And their benefits are also not the top (but not too bad also). However, with their customer service - they have managed to win many loyal customers, as shown from the other reviews below. This has been my main spending card for several years already. If this changes, it will most likely be for another AMEX card.

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  • Updated on 17 Sep 2020

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    American Express KrisFlyer Ascend Card

    [Customer Service] In my 12+ years with Amex I cannot recall anything negative. Probably the best customer service in the financial industry and really a special service you get around the world. [Fee Waivers] Really pleased with American Express dealing with a chargeback against an online edutech company when they charged me a subscription that I did not agree to - AMEX customer service agent couldn't have been more helpful and the money was back in my account in a few days -excellent customer service [Cashback Card] I have just recently switched to AMEX True cashback card as Covid-19 has crippled the travel industry and it is more useful to get cashback upfront. Their welcome bonus of 3% cashback on up to a total of S$5,000 spend in the first 6 months is pretty sweet as well.

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  • Updated on 24 Jun 2020

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    American Express KrisFlyer Ascend Card

    Reason for 5 star, 1. The customer service is simply awesome. Never once they fail me, not about fee waiver but everything about it. Tip TOP customer service 2. They listen to you, understanding the current covid-19 situation and the competitive cards out there who don’t mandate annual fee as long as we are actively using. 3. Perks aren’t that bad. Considering no need to convert. Yes as a miles person we can go mix and match different card to get high mpd but after all we still need one card for all other purpose right ? In summary, I don’t work for AMEX neither I invested in the company. However, important this product is at market standard and they credit your miles directly without charges. Even if your transaction is a dollar , u still earn miles. Where other cards out there who only give u points for every $5 and 0 points for less $5

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  • Posted on 13 Nov 2019

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    American Express KrisFlyer Ascend Card

    [Promotions and Perks] Upgraded my blue krisflyer card to ascend due to the 12000 sign up bonus + extra 10000 bonus for spending 10k in the first 3 months [Customer Service] Really good customer service!!! I've always had such a headache with other banks but first, there isn't those awful phone button thingy before connecting you to a human cs guy. They are super respectful, answers your questions, and expedited my card approval (immediately!!). Annual fee is $335, but for the bonus miles, and the impeccable customer service + free hotel and lounge stay, i must say this is an amazing card.

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  • Posted on 12 Nov 2019

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    American Express KrisFlyer Ascend Card

    [Promotions and Perks] One of the best sign up bonus you can get for a miles card. Also, if you dine out quite a bit, AMEX networks of restaurants and hotels are a really big bonus. [Fee Waivers] Definitely can't get a fee waiver for this, not even on the first year. [Customer Service] AMEX customer service is the best, needless to say. [Miles Card] After the bonus ends, the earn rate is average though. [Hidden Terms] The complimentary insurance only applies if you book Singapore Airlines, so do take note if you plan to "offset" your annual travel insurance with the card's annual fee.

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AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card

AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card

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Eligibility for AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Income of S$50,000 and above per annum for Singaporeans and PR
  • Income of S$60,000 and above per annum for foreigner

Fees and Charges for AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card

  • Annual Principle Fee: $337.05
  • Annual Supplementary Card fee: S$80.25 for each supplementary card
  • Fee Waiver: First-year annual fee waiver
  • Interest-Free Period: 22 days
  • Annual Interest Rate: At the prevailing effective interest rate of 25.90% p.a. (subject to compounding if charges are not paid in full), chargeable on a daily basis from the date of transaction until receipt of full payment
  • Charges for Cash Advance: 5%
  • Minimum Monthly Payment: 3% of the outstanding balance, in addition to: i) the total sum of any overdue minimum payment, ii) late payment charges, and iii) any amount exceeding your credit limit, or S$50 (whichever is greater).
  • Late Payment Charge: $60
  • Cash Advance Fee: 5%

Key Features and Benefits of AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card

These are some features of the AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card and the cashback benefits it has to offer.

Benefits of AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card

What You'll Get

Miles

  • S$1 = 1.2 KrisFlyer miles
  • S$1 spending overseas = 2 KrisFlyer miles
  • S$1 spend on Grab Singapore = 3.2 KrisFlyer miles (up to S$200 spend in each calendar month)

Complimentary Stay

Complimentary night each year at one of over 160 Hilton Properties in Asia Pacific

Lounge Acess

Complimentary airport lounge access - any participating SATS Premier Lounge in Singapore

Transfer Fee

No transfer fee. All KrisFlyer miles are directly transferred to your KrisFlyer account

AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card - Benefits

AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card Promotions

New AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card sign-ups enjoy:

  • Welcome bonus of 5,000 KrisFlyer miles
  • Receive 15,000 KrisFlyer miles with a minimum spending of S$10,000 in the first 3 months of Card Membership. Earn up to 12,000 KrisFlyer miles based on 1.2 KrisFlyer miles per S$1 spent locally. Apply and receive approval between 1 October 2019 and 31 January 2020 (both dates inclusive) to be eligible.
  • Receive up to 1,500 KrisFlyer miles for each supplementary cards (2 card max)
  • Refer a friend and you get 7,500 KrisFlyer miles and your friend receives 7,500 KrisFlyer miles upon spending S$1,000 within the first 3 months

Additional Benefits of AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card

AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card - Additional Benefits

What You'll Get

Airline Benefits

Double KrisFlyer Miles Accrual Voucher

Spending of more than S$15,000 on eligible purchases with your Card on singaporeair.com from 1 July 2019 till 30 June 2020 will allow you to be rewarded with a Double KrisFlyer Miles Accrual Voucher (capped at 5,000 bonus KrisFlyer miles) and to be upgraded to the Gold membership tier

Card access

AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card is accepted globally

Additional Benefits of AMEX KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card

American Express Contact Info

  • Loss of ATM card(s): 1800 339 6963 (SG) or +65 6339 6963 (if overseas)
  • Banking and general enquiries: 1800 111 1111 (SG) or +65 6327 2265 (if overseas)

About American Express

Since 1850, American Express (AMEX) has remained committed to providing its customers with the best products and services. Some popular credit cards include AMEX CapitaCard, AMEX Platinum Credit Card, AMEX True Cashback Card, AMEX Personal Card and AMEX Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Credit Card.

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