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Best Deals Credit Cards in Singapore (2022)

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Citi Cash Back+ Card
SingSaver's Exclusive Offer
No Minimum
Monthly Spend Required
1.6
%
Cashback
no minimum spend
1.6
%
Cashback
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Standard Chartered Smart Credit Card
SingSaver's Exclusive Offer
No Minimum
Monthly Spend Required
6
%
Cashback
on selected merchants
0
%
Interest on Installment Plans
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American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Credit Card
SingSaver's Exclusive Offer
No Fee
Air Miles Conversion Fee
1.1
Miles Per Dollar
Local Spending
2
Miles Per Dollar
Overseas Spending
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UOB Absolute Cashback Card
SingSaver's Exclusive Offer
S$
30,000
Min. Annual Income
No Minimum
Monthly Spend Required
1.7
%
Cashback
applicable to insurance premiums, school fees, apartment rental, and more
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Citi Cash Back Card
SingSaver's Exclusive Offer
S$
800
Monthly Spend Required
6
%
Cashback on dining
at cafés and restaurants worldwide
6% on any dining merchant worldwide
8
%
Cashback
on petrol and groceries
8% on any petrol station and grocery store worldwide
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CIMB World Mastercard
SingSaver's Exclusive Offer
No Minimum
Monthly Spend Required
2
%
Cashback on dining
Unlimited cashback on dining and entertainment
No cap on cashback
1.5
%
Cashback
Unlimited cashback on all retail spend
1.5% base cashback, 2% cashback on eligible categories
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American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card
SingSaver's Exclusive Offer
No Fee
Air Miles Conversion Fee
1.2
Miles Per Dollar
Local Spending
2
Miles Per Dollar
Overseas Spending
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American Express Platinum Credit Card
SingSaver's Exclusive Offer
S$
80,000
Min. Annual Income
0.6
%
Cashback on dining
on dining
(Indirect Cashback) S$1.6 = 2 Membership Rewards Points. 1,000 points = S$4.8 cash credit (Pay With Points), equivalent to 0.6% cashback
0.6
%
Cashback
(Indirect Cashback) S$1.6 = 2 Membership Rewards Points. 1,000 points = S$4.8 cash credit (Pay With Points), equivalent to 0.6% cashback
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DBS Vantage Visa Infinite Card
Welcome Gift
S$
120,000
Min. Annual Income
1.5
%
Cashback
(Non-direct Cashback) S$1 local spend = 1.5% cashback
1.5
Miles Per Dollar
Local Spending
(Non-direct Cashback) S$1 local spend = 1.5 miles
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DBS Live Fresh Card
Welcome Gift
S$
600
Monthly Spend Required
5
%
Cashback
on online spend
Capped at S$20 per calendar month
5
%
Cashback
on Visa contactless spend
Capped at S$20 per calendar month

Best Deals Credit Cards in Singapore (2022)

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Cashback rate

6
%

Minimum wage

S$
30,000

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Cashback rate

5
%

Minimum wage

S$
30,000

Product Name

Cashback rate

5
%

Minimum wage

S$
30,000

Product Name

Cashback rate

3.5
%

Minimum wage

S$
30,000

Product Name

Cashback rate

1.6
%

Minimum wage

S$
30,000

Complete Guide To Credit Cards

Whether you’re applying for your first credit card or looking to apply for another better one, you can find all the useful information and resources here. You can read about credit card reviews and comparisons, basic information on how credit cards work and also the latest promotions and offers.

Find The Best Types of Credit Card For You:

Find out which is the best type of credit card for you. There are a variety of credit cards such as Cashback Credit Cards, Air Miles Credit Cards, Rewards Credit Cards each having its own features and benefits. Below is a list of articles to help you find the most suitable type of credit card for you, be it credit cards for petrol payments, bill payments, groceries, cashback and more.

Best Cash Back Credit Cards

Cashback credit cards offer cash rebates on spends using the card

Best Air Miles Credit Cards

Air Miles credit cards offer users exceptional miles per dollar (MPD) on travel, overseas or local spend. Miles then can be redeemed for a variety of things.

Best Rewards Credit Cards

Rewards credit cards offer users rewards in the form of points and miles that can be redeemed for a variety of things.

Best Credit Cards for Overseas & Travel Spending

There are credit cards that offer travel-related benefits such as Miles Per Dollar earned for local or overseas spending and complimentary lounge access.

Best Credit Cards for Petrol Saving

Certain credit cards provide benefits such as access to discounts and promotions for petrol-related spend.

Best Credit Cards for Shopping/Grocery Shopping

The best credit cards for shopping and groceries lets cardholders enjoy access to discounts and promotions for additional value and savings on their credit card spend.


Best Credit Cards for Bills & Loans Payments

Credit cards for bills & loan payments offer features to help cardmembers enjoy greater savings and value with access to promotions and discounts for their credit card spends for bill settlements.

Find The Best For The Other Types of Credit Card

Beginners’ Guide On Credit Cards: How To Use And How It All Works

Here’s everything you need to know about all things credit cards from how credit cards work, how to apply for a credit card, other things you need to take note of and everything in between.

Find The Best Banks And Credit Card Providers

Find out more about the best credit cards from banks in Singapore such as DBS, CIMB, Standard Chartered, UOB, HSBC, CITI and more.

Read Credit Card Reviews

Read reviews on credit cards here and find out if it is the best one for you before you apply for one.

Credit Card Comparison & Reviews

Read reviews and compare between different credit card products to find out the most suitable credit card for you.

Find The Best Credit Card Promotions, Offers And Deals

Find the best credit card promotions to enjoy sign-up bonuses and more.

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    How do credit cards work?
    Credit cards allow you to spend on your purchases today and make payment in the future when it’s time to settle your monthly bill. If you miss the monthly payment, you will be charged a hefty interest rate of around 25% p.a.

    What types of credit cards are there in Singapore?

    Each credit card has its own unique offering. They can be categorised into 3 main types.
    • Miles credit card: Rewards you with miles for every dollar spent.
    • Cashback credit card: Rewards you with cash credited into your card to offset future spending.
    • Rewards credit card: Allows flexibility to choose the gift of your choice when you redeem your accumulated points.

    Which type of credit card should I choose?

    This depends on your spending habits and personal preferences. A travel lover might opt for a miles card, while others might prefer to be rewarded directly with cash. If you spend more on a specific category such as grocery, dining or shopping, you can select a card that maximises rewards for that category.

    What credit card promotions are there?

    Credit card promotions and sign up gifts change frequently. Most promotions are eligible for new-to-bank credit card holders, while sign up gifts for existing customers tend to be lower in value. They include: cash, cashback, vouchers, bonus airmiles, physical gifts (e.g. Apple AirPods, luggages) etc.
    (Tip: Bookmark this page and stay updated on the best credit card deals!)


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You can apply for a credit card online or using physical forms available at banks. Fill up the personal details required, submit the relevant documents (such as your NRIC and payslip or latest CPF statements), and wait for the application to be approved.

Most banks also offer the option of applying via MyInfo using SingPass. Applying via MyInfo speeds up the application process as most of the information required would have been filled in for you. Sometimes, there are promos where you get rewarded cash gifts by applying with MyInfo.

You must be at least 21 years old to apply for a credit card. Some banks allow student credit cards to be issued to those aged 18. The minimum age for a supplementary card holder is also 18 years old. Besides being 21 years old, you also have to meet other application requirements such as the minimum annual income requirement.

You can start by choosing the type of credit card you prefer to have: miles, cashback or rewards.

From there, you can narrow down your selection based on factors such as:

  • What you can earn by spending on the credit card
  • Categories that earn more rewards (e.g. groceries, dining, online shopping, etc.)
  • What complimentary benefits the card offers
  • Minimum annual income required
  • Annual fee waiver

Welcome promotion available

A credit card can help ease cashflow as you’re spending ‘future money’.. You won’t be incurring the actual cost out of your own pocket presently, until the credit card bill comes along.


Besides being able to spend before you receive your pay, credit cards also reward you for your spending. For example, spending on a credit card can earn you cashback, air miles and reward points which can be exchanged for a variety of items. Credit cards also come along with fringe perks such as free airport lounge, discounts on dining and petrol, free travel insurance and more.

Visa, Mastercard and American Express are different credit card payment networks. Most credit card providers offer one or two of the card networks for their credit cards. For example, for DBS Altitude, you can get either the DBS Altitude Visa Signature or DBS Altitude American Express. UOB PRVI on the other hand, offers all three options — UOB PRVI Miles Visa UOB PRVI Miles Mastercard and UOB PRVI Miles American Express.

From a user standpoint, the payment does not differ, although there are a handful of places that might not accept American Express cards. The perks offered by these card providers do make a difference, in terms of dining promotions, airport transfers, lounge access, hotel benefits and more.

Before getting a credit card, consider the following:

  • Do I meet the requirements to get a credit card?
  • What is the annual fee and can it be waived?
  • Will I be able to hit the minimum monthly spend required (if any)?
  • Do I have the discipline to pay off my credit card bills?

The easiest credit cards to get are the ones with an entry-level annual income requirement of S$30,000 or those that offer instant approval. Credit card providers with instant approval can provide a digital credit card that you can start using even before your physical card arrives in the mail. Credit cards that are more difficult to get include the ones with higher annual income requirements that can range from S$80,000 to S$200,000. Not everyone will be able to apply for these cards.


Do also keep in mind that how easy or difficult a credit card is to get also depends on other factors such as your credit score and having continuous employment that is reflected by your CPF statement. A good credit score and having the relevant supporting documents in order can help to get your application approved.


Confused about credit card terms?

Glossary terms to know for first-time credit card users