Singapore Airlines

Taxes and service fees

Taxes and service fees

When you book with us, standard government taxes as well as airport and carrier surcharges are already included in your fare. However, some taxes and service fee are charged in addition to the fare you see on our website.

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Government taxes

All government authorities impose taxes on air transportation. These taxes are charged at the discretion of each country’s government authority, and may be adjusted from time to time to account for inflation and/or currency fluctuation. Some types of government taxes may not be included in your all-in fare, and must be paid separately from your booking.

Reservations and ticketing fees

A service fee will be charged when you make reservations and ticketing requests with a Singapore Airlines office or our reservation hotlines.

CountryService fee
South Africa USD 37 to USD 206
Switzerland CHF 150 (adult)
CHF 75 (child)
Any other country USD 25 to USD 75

Additional baggage fees

When you fly with us, we offer you a generous baggage allowance across all classes of travel. If your baggage exceeds this free allowance, additional baggage charges will apply. Learn about our additional baggage charges.

Advance seat selection fees

Seat selection fees are chargeable depending on your fare type chosen and any applicable exemptions. Find out more. 

The fee amount will depend on your seat type selected and the corresponding Price Band of your flight segment. Fees will be charged on a per passenger and per flight segment basis. 

Standard*Forward Zone*Extra Legroom+
5 - 8
8 - 11
20 - 30
10 - 15
15 - 20
48 - 72
15 - 23
25 - 33
72 - 108
20 - 24
28 - 42
96 - 144

* Standard Seats and Forward Zone Seats are applicable to Economy Class only
+ Extra Legroom Seats are applicable to Economy and Premium Economy Class only

Band 1: Between Singapore and Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam; within Australia; between Australia and New Zealand; between Russia and Sweden.
Band 2
: Between Singapore and Australia, Bangladesh, Hong Kong SAR - China, China, India. Japan, Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan - China and U.A.E.
Band 3
: Between Singapore and Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and United Kingdom; between United States and Germany, Hong Kong SAR - China, Japan, Korea, and United Kingdom
Band 4
: Between Singapore and United States

Terms and conditions for advance seat selection will apply. Find out more.

Credit Card Service Fee

If you are flying out of the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium or Netherlands, a non-refundable credit card service fee ranging from 1.0-2.0% with a cap may be added to all bookings made with a credit card. The exact fee will be displayed before you confirm your payment.

You will not be charged a credit card service fee for redemption bookings, bookings made with a European Economic Area issued personal credit card, or if you choose to fully pay for your booking with KrisFlyer miles.

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Carrier surcharges on codeshare flights

When you fly with any of our partner airlines, the carrier surcharges may vary. Visit the respective partner airline website for the most up-to-date information.

Currency conversion fee

If the billing currency of your credit or debit card is different from the currency charged in your booking, your bank will perform a conversion at their prevailing exchange rate and may charge a conversion fee. Contact your bank for more information.


Foreign transaction fee

Whenever you pay for your flight with a credit / debit card, the transaction is processed in the country you’re departing from. So if your credit / debit card is issued in a country that’s different from the departure country, your bank may impose a foreign transaction fee. For more information on this fee, get in touch with your bank.

Payments made through PayPal are processed in Singapore, except for flights departing from Australia. If the credit / debit card linked to your PayPal account was issued outside of Singapore, your bank may impose a foreign transaction fee. If you’re departing from Australia, your PayPal transaction will then be processed in Australia. In this case, your transaction may incur a foreign transaction fee if your PayPal-linked credit / debit was issued outside of Australia.

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