I know there are many but what is the best credit card to use to book Singapore Airlines for cash back?

I am in charge of bookings for holiday for a group of friends and I want to maximise on our spending. Just want to know what is the best credit card to make this booking?

  • user image

    No Name

    Try the Amex True Cash back card and take advantage of the welcome 3% on the first $5, 000 you spend in the first 6 month. They also have an attractive cash back package so give them a look.

    2019.08.01 2:40

    Please leave your knowledge and opinion!

    Recommending Reviews

    Customer care service at top notch

    American Express True Cashback Card / American Express International

    This is my first credit card and I was pleased with the process as the application was absolutely stress free and smooth with customer care service at top notch. I actually felt taken care of and it appeared I could rely on customer care service for virtually any issue. Plus they have a simple tracking system of cashback rewards, with a good App and web UI/UX.

    A great cashback card for people who are making large expensive life commitments

    American Express True Cashback Card / American Express International

    As is the case with most unlimited cashback cards, the Amex True Cashback Card is a great cashback card for people who are making hugely expensive life transitions. For example paying for a 5-star hotel wedding banquet or moving into a new home type of purchases would fit perfectly with this card.

    This credit card can not be used to repay your home loan.

    American Express True Cashback Card / American Express International

    Before we get all excited, let’s first try to put the record straight, and that is that you cannot use your credit card to repay your home loan. I find this to be very unfortunately but irrespective, it pays to sign up for a credit card with very relaxed terms & conditions when you’re about to move in to your new home. That is because, apart from home loan repayments, you’re going to be paying for a lot of assorted items like furniture, appliances, renovations, an interior designer, etc. Many of these won’t fall into bonus cashback categories like online shopping, dining or groceries.

    Benefit even more from the True Cashback Card when you travel overseas

    American Express True Cashback Card / American Express International

    It is worthy to note that you can benefit even more from the True Cashback Card when you travel overseas. You get to enjoy an additional 1% cashback on all foreign currency spending with no minimum spending requirements, even through your Welcome Bonus period. In order to enjoy the additional 1% cashback, existing and new card members must register online at amex.co/tcbfcs.

    Enjoy 3% cashback on everything you spend on in the first 6 months up to $5,000

    American Express True Cashback Card / American Express International

    Generally this is a cashback card as you get to enjoy 3% cashback on everything you spend on in the first 6 months up to $5,000. Subsequently, you get 1.5% cashback. At first glance, the cashback rate of 1.5% may not be impressive especially when other cards are offering cashback rates as high as 6% to 9%. But upon closer inspection, cards that offer very high cashback rates usually only do so subject to two conditions; spending in certain categories, and that you satisfy their minimum spending requirements.

    1.5% cashback rate is offered with no strings attached.

    American Express True Cashback Card / American Express International

    While certain cards might limit their generous cashback rate to specific categories for e.g. online purchases only, and/or require you to spend at least $600 a month to qualify for the cashback. In that respect therein lies the American Express True Cashback Card’s real strength, which is their 1.5% cashback rate is offered with no strings attached.

    Recommending Forums

    I am a student and want to reap extra benefits like air miles when I use my card to pay my school fees, which card will benefit me?

    American Express True Cashback Card

    What are the advantages of an Amex True Cashback Card for a fresh graduate earning about $3,000 with a monthly spend of $1,500?

    American Express True Cashback Card

    Is there a limit on how much Cashback one can earn every month using The American Express True Cashback Card?

    American Express True Cashback Card

    Related Forums

    What is the best unlimited mobile data plan in Singapore?

    What are investments in Singapore that would provide guaranteed principal and returns?

    How do I notify my landline provider my change of address?

    What are the characteristics of a bond?

    What exactly does liquidation do for me and why would I ever consider?

    Which University Majors in Singapore has the highest return on Investments?

    Related Reviews

    Zero Travel Related Online Merchants

    Citi Prestige Card / Citibank Singapore

    The Citi SMRT card is a pretty decent card for spending but they unfortunately exclude travel related online merchants. This to me is the downside of the card and may be a reason to get another card for travel websites.

    American Express Personal Card membership rewards points do not expire

    American Express Personal Card / American Express International

    First of all, unlike other loyalty programmes, the American Express Personal Card membership rewards points do not expire. Furthermore, with no restriction on the number of points you can stand to accumulate, you just need to choose the reward you want and you'll have time to get it, pretty much the skies can be your limit as you can use the points the way you want from redeeming shopping, travel and entertainment rewards to offsetting purchases made on your Card.

    Looking to maximize on the number of priority pass visits and other privileges

    HSBC VISA Infinite Credit Card / HSBC Bank Singapore

    If you are like me an HSBC Premier client and also a frequent traveller that can maximize the number of priority pass visits, limo and meet-and-assist services as well as your supplementary cardholders too, then this is the card for you. The reduced general mile earn rate is worth the trade-off for the unlimited priority pass memberships, as well as the high number of limo and meet-and-assist services that you can use.

    Fee waivers and No transfe fees

    American Express Singapore Airlines Solitaire PPS Credit Card / American Express International

    The AMEX Express Singapore Airlines Solitaire PPS Credit Card gives a First Year Fee Waiver for you to enjoy and also for your supplementary card members. In addition there are no transfer fees and all the KrisFlyer miles you can earn are directly transferred automatically to your KrisFlyer account with no transfer fee. I would recommend this card for these few reasons which could really make the difference.

    Earn rebates in the form of cash rebates and LinkPoints by shopping at NTUC

    OCBC Plus! VISA Credit Card / Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation

    Even as the OCBC Plus! Visa is not a cashback card, thus there is no cap, or "maximum" cash back, you get to still earn rebates in the form of cash rebates and LinkPoints by shopping at NTUC. However do note that there is a minimum spend of $500 in places outside NTUC before the full range of rebates and LinkPoints can be unlocked.

    Protection of up to 90 days for online purchases

    American Express Gold Card / American Express International

    The delivered on the promise of purchase Protection of up to 90 days when ensured reimbursement on an eligible online purchases I made with my Amex Express Gold Card. Irrespective where you buy online or shopping at the local supermarket, their Purchase Protection offers repair, replacement or reimbursement on eligible purchases made with the Card, that has been damaged or stolen within 90 days of purchase.