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KrisPay Miles Vs KrisFlyer Miles – What’s The Difference?

KrisPay Miles to KrisFlyer Miles

You’ve most likely heard of KrisFlyer miles, which can help you to offset either your airplane tickets or your hotel bookings.

However, with the introduction of the Kris+ app, a different type of miles have been introduced: KrisPay miles.

How are these 2 different, and how can you convert between them?

Here’s what you need to know:

The difference between KrisPay miles and KrisFlyer miles

KrisFlyer miles can be redeemed for a wide variety of rewards, including airplane tickets, hotel stays, and conversion between other rewards programmes. Meanwhile, KrisPay miles can either be used to offset purchases at merchants that accept payment with the Kris+ app, or these miles can be converted to KrisFlyer miles at a 1:1 ratio.

There are much more use cases for KrisFlyer miles, such as:

If you’re interested in travel hacking, you may want to redeem your KrisFlyer miles to purchase airplane tickets without any money paid upfront!

However, there are fewer uses for KrisPay miles. You can use these miles to offset any purchases that you make at a Kris+ partner merchant.

Another way that you can use KrisPay miles would be to convert it to KrisFlyer miles. This has to be done within 7 days of earning these points, if not they will remain as KrisPay miles!

One of the advantages of Kris+ is that you can use Apple Pay or Google Pay to make your purchase, which means that you can earn credit card rewards and KrisPay miles at the same time.

How to convert KrisPay miles to KrisFlyer miles

Here’s how you can convert your KrisPay miles to Krisflyer miles:

The first step will be to go to the ‘Wallet‘ tab on the Kris+ app,

Kris Select Wallet

and then select ‘Miles History‘.

Kris Select Miles History

You will be able to see all of the KrisPay miles that you’ve earned from the transactions that you’ve made.

Kris Miles History

After that, you can select any of these transactions, which will bring you to the transaction page.

KrisPay Transaction Page

You can tap on the ‘Transfer to KrisFlyer‘ button which will transfer the miles to your KrisFlyer account.

Kris KrisPay Miles Transferred To KrisFlyer

Your KrisPay miles will be converted to KrisFlyer miles in a 1:1 ratio.

You may want to note that you are only able to transfer the full amount of miles from that transaction to your KrisFlyer account. You can’t transfer a portion of the miles, and keep the remainder in your Kris+ app!

How to convert KrisFlyer miles to KrisPay miles

If you would like to do the reverse and convert your KrisFlyer miles to KrisPay miles, here’s how you can do so:

The first step will be to go to the ‘Wallet‘ tab on the Kris+ app,

Kris Select Wallet

and then select ‘Transfer‘.

Kris Select Transfer

You will be given a few options to transfer from different rewards programmes to KrisPay, including:

  • CapitaStar
  • Citi ThankYou Rewards
  • DBS Rewards
  • UOB Rewards
Transfer To KrisPay Options

After selecting KrisFlyer, you will be able to enter the number of KrisFlyer miles that you wish to be converted to KrisPay miles.

Convert KrisFlyer To KrisPay

Your KrisFlyer miles will be converted to KrisPay miles in a 1:1 ratio.

The KrisFlyer miles come from the same account that you used to log into the Kris+ app.


KrisFlyer miles has more use cases compared to KrisPay miles. However, KrisPay miles does have one advantage as you can use them to offset any purchases that you make at a Kris+ partner merchant!

👉🏻 Referral Deals

If you are interested in signing up for any of the products mentioned above, you can check them out below!

Kris+ referral (Receive 750 KrisPay miles)

If you are interested in signing up for a Kris+ account, you can use my referral link to sign up for an account.

Here are 4 ways that you can earn 750 KrisPay miles after signing up for the account:

  1. Earn KrisPay miles by making a payment to any Kris+ partner
  2. Transfer at least 15 KrisPay miles (SGD 0.10) to any Kris+ partner
  3. Top up your KrisPay wallet (using KrisFlyer miles) with a minimum of 450 KrisPay miles in one transaction
  4. Top up your KrisPay wallet (with either CapiStar, Citi ThankYou Rewards, DBS or UOB Rewards) with a minimum of 450 KrisPay miles in one transaction

You can find out more about the terms and conditions on SIA’s website.

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