Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 17 Nov 2014
Total posts 78
I have a booking on the SQ 232 next Monday to Hong Kong, however Sydney Trains might strike on that day so I have arranged a friend to give me a lift to the airport, only he will be dropping me off before 5am just in case.If the strike is on and I need to be lifted by my friend, then I will be 7 hours early to my flight, and before mine, there's SQ 212 leaving at 9:05am.In this case, can I just show up at the counter and ask to fly ahead of my scheduled departure, should seats are available? My ticket is P class and I am Velocity Gold, will that help me to get priority standby?I understand the immediate connecting flight SQ 872 does not have S Cabin, so if I decide to fly ahead, would that mean I still need to wait at Changi until there's a flight with S Cabin available?I have book the cook on my original flight, if I fly ahead, would that mean the meals I've ordered will go to waste?Finally, do I need to show my Velocity card to have lounge access? Or the boarding class which shows 'Partner Gold' would be sufficient?Thank you.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 766
Singapore Airlines does not have a fly ahead system like Virgin and if you want to fly on an earlier flight you'll need to pay the fare difference.
British Airways - Executive Club
Member since 10 Apr 2015
Total posts 4
If there is space (in any booking class) SQ allows go-show (fly ahead) in any class. You will loose book the cook. Works from any airport, no need for status etc.
Member since 22 Sep 2017
Total posts 1
I have never had to pay for flying early with Singapore,if there is a seat available you get it. I have been doing this for about 7 years. I will say that book the cook is normally lost as they require 24hrs before for that service. Gold will get you priority over non gold if that helps, and i have found also wavers any cost.
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