All posts tagged: Grab

Grab slashes GrabRewards points earned by up to 60% from 2 March 2020

Grab has announced an upcoming devaluation for Singapore-based users, probably one that’s gonna really hurt this time.

Convert your Grab reward points to Krisflyer miles at 50% discount now

700 Grab points for 160 miles from now until 30 June 2019 Grab is currently running the Grab Singapore Sale now, with an array of offers and discounts between 24 May and 31 July 2019. One promotion is a 50% discount on the number of reward points you need to redeem for Krisflyer miles. Between 1 and 30 June 2019, you can use only 700 Grab reward points to redeem for 160 Krisflyer miles. You can redeem as many miles as you want. Is it worth it? In short: yes. Grab points are usually best used for discount vouchers on Grab rides. Usually, you will need 1,900 points for a $5 voucher, and that gives a 0.26 cents valuation to each Grab point. Krisflyer miles are valued at about 2 cents a piece, so using 1,400 points for 160 miles will mean forgoing $3.68 (worth of Grab credits) for 160 miles, or 2.3 cents a mile. This is higher than what you should be paying for. However, at half price, the cost now goes down …