Singaporeans can save even more on hotel bookings with these Agoda credit card promotions. Use them for your next holiday!
First published on 14 Jul 2016. Credit card promotions updated 27 Apr 2018.
We don’t mean to scare you, but, hey, it’s already a quarter into the year. If you’re like us, wondering where the time had gone to, it’s probably time to take a holiday, so you can slow down and take stock.
Sometimes the best part about going for a holiday is the opportunity to spoil yourself a little with a swanky hotel stay, complete with fancy spa and gastronomic delights. We say – upsize your enjoyment by using your credit card to save on your hotel bookings.
Start with these exclusive savings for Singapore’s most popular credit cards that we found while stalking Agoda.com (because daydreaming about a vacation on a sleepy Thursday afternoon is not quite tortuous enough). There’s something for everyone, so go on and dive right in!
1. Citi Credit Cards: 8% off hotels in Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia and Taiwan
Need a quick getaway but want to save as much as you can? Ready to get started on your future travel plans? Citi and Agoda have got you covered. Get 8% off selected destinations and up to 7% off for all other destinations when you book via Agoda, and pay using your Citi credit card.
Put your booking on the Citi PremierMiles Visa card and Citi PremierMiles American Express card to enjoy 1.2 Citi Miles per S$1 spend, and 2 Citi Miles per per S$1 spend for foreign currency transactions.
Want to earn more bonus miles? Use this card at Agoda to earn up to 9 miles per dollar on selected bookings.
Up to 8% off Hotels Offer
- Booking Period: Till 30 Apr 2018
- Stay Period: Till 30 Jun 2019
- Booking Website: https://www.agoda.com/citibanksg
Up to 9 miles per S$1 Offer
- Booking Period: Till 15 May 2018
- Stay Period: Till 31 Jul 2018
- Booking Website: https://www.agoda.com/bonusmiles
2. Maybank Credit Cards: 8% off hotels in Japan or South Korea
How does a trip to visit all your favourite K-Drama filming locations in Korea sound? Or a trip to satisfy your sashimi and ramen cravings in Japan? Book a hotel in Japan or South Korea with your Maybank credit card and get 8% shaved off your holiday!
This offer is open to all Maybank cardholders, book by 30 Apr 2018. Need a hotel in another country? Your Maybank credit card will get you 5% savings when you book on Agoda.com.
Booking Period: Till 30 Apr 2018
Stay Period: Now until 30 Jun 2019
3. UOB Credit Cards: 8% off hotels in Hong Kong, Macau and China
We’re already a quarter into 2018, can you believe it? Beat the crowd and go on a holiday before the June holidays arrive! How about a shopping and gourmand trip in bustling Hong Kong? Or a trip to learn some history in China?
Whichever you choose, don’t forget to use your UOB credit cards to get an 8% discount off your hotel bookings on Agoda.com. If your wanderlust is pulling you elsewhere, know that as a UOB cardholder, you’ll be entitled to 5% savings on hotels anywhere else in the world. Once again, book through Agoda to enjoy the savings.
To take advantage of this offer, simply make your booking by 10 May 2018. Your hotel stay periods are valid all the way till 30 Jun 2019, which makes it tempting to book multiple trips in advance.
Booking Period: Till 10 May 2018
Stay Period: Till 30 Jun 2019
4. HSBC Credit Cards: 10% off hotels worldwide
If you have a credit card from HSBC, now’s the time to make the most of it for discounts at Agoda.com. With Labour Day coming up, plan yourself a short getaway to Bali or Bangkok, or even a staycation in Singapore. HSBC credit cardholders get 7% off bookings. Book by end May 2018; the stay period is valid till 31 Dec 2019.
Want even more bang for your buck? Try booking with the HSBC Advance Credit Card to boost your savings with added cashback. You can get up to 2.5% cashback on your Agoda bookings if you charge more than S$2,000 to the card. Get an additional 1% cashback if you also happen to have an Advance bank account.
Booking Period: 31 May 2018
Stay Period: Till 31 Dec 2019
5. Standard Chartered Credit Cards: 8% off hotels in Indonesia, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand
Want to escape the heat in Singapore? How does Australia or New Zealand sound? Book through Agoda with your Standard Chartered Credit Card and get 8% savings. If you’re planning somewhere nearer, Indonesia and Thailand could be options to consider too.
For hotels anywhere else in the world, receive 5% discount on your bookings. These exclusive savings are yours to enjoy whether via the desktop and mobile website, or the Agoda app, so don’t miss out.
Booking Period: 30 Apr 2018
Stay Period: Till 31 Dec 2018
Don’t Forget the Terms and Conditions
Note that there are blanket terms and conditions that apply to these Agoda credit card promotions.
First, you can only get these deals if you make the booking on each bank’s Agoda landing page (we’ve linked to them above). The deals are also valid only for participating destinations and the selected hotels with the “Promotion Eligible” banner.
Finally, you must settle the payment with your credit card provider to enjoy the promotion rate. And as with any credit card transaction, make sure to pay your bill in full and on time to avoid interest and enjoy maximum savings.
Don’t own a credit card yet? You can compare credit cards in Singapore at SingSaver.com.sg.
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By Alevin Chan
A Certified Financial Planner with a curiosity about what makes people tick, Alevin’s mission is to help readers understand the psychology of money. He’s also on an ongoing quest to optimize happiness and enjoyment in his life.