KrisFlyer

KrisFlyer Elite Gold Membership

 

Welcome to the highest tier of the KrisFlyer programme.

 
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    In addition to all of the benefits of KrisFlyer Elite Silver, you will enjoy a host of services reserved for KrisFlyer Elite Gold members, together with the full complement of Star Alliance Gold privileges on all Star Alliance airlines.

 
 

Benefits of Elite Gold membership

 
 
 
 
 

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  • 25% tier bonus on KrisFlyer miles
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    Receive a 25% tier bonus on the actual number of miles flown on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir or Virgin Atlantic when you credit the miles to your KrisFlyer account. All Singapore Airlines and SilkAir booking classes except for Economy Class tickets issued in G, K, N, Q, T and V booking classes are eligible for this bonus.

     

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  • Star Alliance Gold status
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    As a KrisFlyer Elite Gold member, you will enjoy Star Alliance Gold status, which entitles you to worldwide recognition when you travel to more than 1,300 destinations on our Star Alliance partner airlines. Seamless travel has never been easier.

    Your Star Alliance Gold status entitles you to the following travel benefits when you fly with Star Alliance partner airlines:

    • Priority reservation waitlist
    • Priority airport standby
    • Priority airport check-in
    • Extra baggage allowance
    • Priority boarding
    • Priority baggage handling
    • Star Alliance Gold lounge access

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  • Priority reservation waitlist
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    When you are waitlisted for a flight on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Star Alliance partner airlines, you will be given priority should a seat become available. This does not apply to award flights.

     

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  • Priority airport standby
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    If you need to take a flight at short notice and do not have a confirmed reservation, you will be given priority on airport standby lists for flights on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, Star Alliance partner airlines and Virgin Atlantic. This does not apply to award flights.

     

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  • Priority airport check-in
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    Receive preferential treatment at the dedicated KrisFlyer Elite Gold counters at Singapore Changi Airport or Business Class counters overseas when you fly with Singapore Airlines.

    You may also enjoy priority check-in at specially designated counters when flying with SilkAir, Star Alliance partner airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia, where available.

     

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  • Increased check-in baggage allowance
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    Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, Star Alliance partner airlines and Virgin Atlantic

    You can check in an additional 20kg (44 pounds) where the 'weight concept' applies, or one extra piece of baggage where the 'piece concept' applies, regardless of your class of travel on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, Star Alliance partner airlines or Virgin Atlantic.  The 'piece concept' applies primarily to flights to and from North and South America, and all flights operated by some Star Alliance partner airlines and Virgin Atlantic.

    Virgin Australia
    You can check in one complimentary piece up to 32kg each when you travel in Economy Class on Virgin Australia domestic and short-haul international flights.

    For Virgin Australia long-haul international  flights, you can check in one additional piece of baggage when flying to USA or an additional 15 kg when flying to other destinations, regardless of your class of travel.

    On Virgin Australia interline/codeshare itineraries with Singapore Airlines and SilkAir, Singapore Airlines and SilkAir's extra checked-in baggage allowance benefits will apply.

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  • Priority boarding
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    Board at your convenience before other passengers when you travel in Economy Class on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, Star Alliance partner airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia, where available.

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  • Priority baggage handling
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    Your baggage will be given priority handling, regardless of your class of travel, when you fly on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, Star Alliance partner airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia.

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  • Lounge access
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    Relax in the comfort of our lounges regardless of your class of travel. Your Elite Gold membership brings you access to an extensive network of Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and partner lounges worldwide. Please present your membership card and boarding pass at the lounge in order to enjoy this benefit.

    Singapore Airlines and SilkAir

    Access the KrisFlyer Gold Lounges at Changi Airport in Singapore and SilverKris or partner lounges overseas, when departing on flights operated by Singapore Airlines or SilkAir. You may invite one guest provided he/she is departing on any flight operated by Singapore Airlines or SilkAir departing on the same day as you. 

    For codeshare flights on partner airlines, the lounge access policy of the operating airline applies.

    Star Alliance partner airlines

    Access over 900 designated Star alliance Gold lounges worldwide when departing on flights operated by Singapore Airlines or a Star Alliance partner airline, where available. You may invite one guest provided he/she is departing on any flight operated by Singapore Airlines or a Star Alliance partner airlines.

    When departing from Singapore Changi Airport in Economy Class on a Star Alliance partner airline, you may access the KrisFlyer Gold Lounges.

    Virgin Australia

    Access the Virgin Australia carrier lounges in Australia when departing on flights operated by Virgin Australia. You can invite one guest provided he/she is also departing on a flight operated by Virgin Australia.

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  • Waived or reduced KrisFlyer service fees
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    Enjoy waived or reduced fees on many KrisFlyer services, including a 50% discount on the usual service fees, when you change your redemption nominees.

     

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KrisFlyer Elite Gold membership qualification and renewal

 
 
 
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Becoming a KrisFlyer Elite Gold Member

KrisFlyer Elite Gold status will be yours when you achieve 50,000 Elite miles in any class of service on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia* or any Star Alliance airline within a period of 12 consecutive months as a KrisFlyer member.

Your Elite Gold membership year will begin on the date of your upgrade to Elite Gold status.

*Only applicable for Singapore Airlines codeshare flights operated by Virgin Australia within Australia, Trans-Tasman and between Australia and the Pacific Islands

 

Renewing Your KrisFlyer Elite Gold Membership

Your Elite Gold membership will be renewed if you earn at least 50,000 Elite miles during your Elite Gold membership year.

 
 

Elite miles

 
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Elite miles are earned for tracking towards Elite membership only and cannot be redeemed for award flights, upgrade awards or purchase of airfares.

Elite miles are derived from the actual miles flown, plus any applicable class bonuses earned on tickets that are mileage accruable. On Singapore Airlines and SilkAir, Elite miles are awarded for Singapore Airlines Suites, First, Business and Economy Class and in their corresponding booking classes as follows:

 

Cabin Class

Booking Class Fare

Accrual Level
(of actual miles travelled)

Suites

R

300%

F, P

150%

First Class

A, F, P

150%

Business Class

C, D, J, U2, Z

125%

Economy Class

B, E, H, L, M, S, W, Y

100%

N, Q

50%

K1, T, V

10%

1Applicable for flights departing on and after 1 September 2014
2Applicable for flights departing on and after 1 November 2014

By default, no Elite miles will be earned for tickets booked in G booking class on Singapore Airlines and SilkAir.

For tickets paid with KrisFlyer miles, Elite miles can be earned on eligible fares in proportion to the fare (excluding airport taxes) that you have paid with your credit/debit card.

On partner airlines, the Elite miles earned may differ. Miles earned through any tier bonus or promotional bonus do not qualify as Elite miles. No Elite miles are accrued for booking classes not eligible for miles accrual.

No Elite miles are earned if you do not credit your miles to your KrisFlyer account or if the flight is on a non-mileage accruable fare.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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