Introduction

The basics? After registering for a KrisFlyer account and religiously using credit cards to earn those precious points, remember to transfer them to your KrisFlyer account before they expire. Some actually don’t expire, which is great. While I haven’t redeemed my Suites Class flights yet, a pair of Business Class would be a nice appetizer.

After accumulating miles and deciding on where to spend them, the rest should be easy, right?

Maximizing miles? That’s the tough part, but I’m going to make it easy for you with an example. I’ll illustrate what I know as the stopover travel hack, which is pretty simple once you get the hang of it. First of all, let’s understand the difference between a layover and a stopover.

Layover

Let’s say I’m taking a Scoot flight from Singapore to Narita via Taipei. Therefore, we have a layover in Taipei – basically a stop …