Thailand: Singapore Airlines Flights Starting at €390 From Amsterdam (With Luggage)

Phuket, Thailand

Star Alliance member Singapore Airlines is selling very cheap tickets from Amsterdam to Thailand with prices starting at only €390 for flights to Phuket. A major advantage of flying with Singapore Airlines is that you get to take 25kg of luggage on your trip! You can also fly to Bangkok for €474.

Info

Worldwide travel restrictions are in place to slow the spread of Covid-19. We strongly recommend gathering detailed information about the travel and quarantine restrictions that apply to your desired origin and destination.

A good start is the International Air Transport Association (IATA) website. It provides current updates on a country’s immigration policies. Even better, the Covid-19 Travel Regulations Map is one of the most useful tools you can find.

There’s availability until November 2021.

From Amsterdam, you would first fly to Singapore on a Boeing 777, from where you’d then continue your trip to Thailand after a short layover.

By the way, we also offer some other economy class deals from Amsterdam:

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This deal expires on May 7, 2021 and is valid for (some) flights until November 30. The trip has to be between 7 days and one month long. You can see the exact availability on Google Flights (though Google displays a price that is roughly €200 higher than the price on Singapore airlines). We recommend that you simply use our form above which will redirect you to Singapore Airlines’ booking site.

Why is booking with an airline better than with an online travel agency?

More often than not, online travel agencies offer lower fares than airlines do. We still recommend booking with the airlines directly. There are three main reasons for that:

  1. The Covid-19 Pandemic
    During the worldwide outbreak of Covid-19, planning international travel got more and more risky because of ever-changing restrictions. In contrast to many online travel agencies, most airlines modified their terms & conditions to become more customer friendly. Rebooking conditions are eased, change fees are waived and cancellations are much easier when there is no third party involved.

    Further, by adding an OTA to your plans, you increase the risk of one service provider involved going bankrupt. Now, the airline and the online travel agency involved could vanish along with your money.
  2. Better Customer Service
    In case any problems like delays, cancellations or missed connections arise, you can communicate directly with the airline. The airlines has to take care of you because you have a contract with them.

    If a travel agency issues your ticket, you may have to reach out to them first. You also depend on your OTA to forward you information like flight changes instead receiving them directly from the airline. You may get a prime exhibition of responsibility shifting rather than problem solving.

    This especially applies for premium tickets. You don’t want to spend more than €1,000 to wind up with some budget OTA’s telephone hotline in case anything goes wrong.
  3. Baggage Fees
    Economy fares not including hold luggage are more and more common. In most cases, travel agencies charge much higher baggage fees than the airlines themselves. If bags are not included in your fare, airlines are often the cheaper alternative.

Mileage

The tickets are all issued in booking class K, meaning that a roundtrip to Phuket would get you:

  • 7,140 Points on SAS EuroBonus
  • 7,140 Miles on Virgin Australia Velocity
  • 7,140 Miles on Singapore KrisFlyer
  • 3,760 Miles on Miles&More
  • 0 Miles on Alaska Mileage Plan
Data provided by wheretocredit.com. Without guarantee on correctness.
Information & Tips for Thailand

Thailand is an increasingly popular holiday destination for Europeans – both beach and party tourists get their money’s worth in the South Asian tropical state.
Whether Bangkok, Koh Samui or Phuket, Thailand offers multi-faceted cities and quiet beaches. Also, the country is always easy to reach from Europe. Especially to Bangkok, there is almost always at least a good deal!

Best Time to Visit

While hot summer temperatures prevail the whole year long in tropical Thailand, the best travel time is definitely the winter from November to February. Thanks to the northwest monsoon it doesn’t get warmer than 33 degrees. In summer the temperatures can quickly reach 40 degrees. The rainy season also starts in June and will last until October – high humidity is what you’ll have to prepare for!

Climate diagram for Bangkok (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Phuket (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Chiang Mai (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

Entry & Visa

Most EU citizens do not need a visa for stays up to a length of 30 days. The entry permit can be extended by another 30 days before expiration by local immigration authorities.

Currency

The national currency of Thailand is the Baht (THB) which is divided into Satang. One Euro is about 40 THB.

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