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SIA SIN>LHR return - pay extra to fly A380 over 777-ER?

Sydney, Australia
posts: 137
reviews: 29
SIA SIN>LHR return - pay extra to fly A380 over 777-ER?

Hi, I can change my exisiting SIA Economy LHR>SIN flight from a B777-300ER to an A380 for an extra $160. Is it worth worrying about or not?

Thnaks

9 replies to this topic
Abu Dhabi, United...
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1. Re: SIA SIN>LHR return - pay extra to fly A380 over 777-ER?

The A380 is a little quieter inside and the cabin air quality is better, so you may walk off a long flight feeling slightly more human. Is that worth $160 to you and would you notice ? Personally I wouldn't bother unless you're an aviation geek. Buy some decent headphones and drink lots of water instead.

Adelaide, Australia
posts: 10,339
reviews: 33
2. Re: SIA SIN>LHR return - pay extra to fly A380 over 777-ER?

No I definitely would not pay extra to fly in an A380. Its still just a plane and the seats in economy are no better or worse IMO.

Hong Kong, China
posts: 1,275
reviews: 23
3. Re: SIA SIN>LHR return - pay extra to fly A380 over 777-ER?

I certainly would.

Singapore, Singapore
posts: 2,333
reviews: 200
4. Re: SIA SIN>LHR return - pay extra to fly A380 over 777-ER?

I would rather use the money to get a preferred seat with extra leg rooms which costs only US$50, if there are any available.

London
posts: 1,918
reviews: 74
5. Re: SIA SIN>LHR return - pay extra to fly A380 over 777-ER?

Not worth it in economy. Save your cash.

The 777-300's are actually pretty nice.

Sydney/Melbourne
posts: 12,896
reviews: 48
6. Re: SIA SIN>LHR return - pay extra to fly A380 over 777-ER?

Nope - not worth it. A seat is a seat - especially in Economy. I agree with Billy - spend the money on a better seat on the cheaper flight. Or on a nicer hotel room when you get to London so you can get over the trauma of not flying on the A380.

Sydney, Australia
posts: 137
reviews: 29
7. Re: SIA SIN>LHR return - pay extra to fly A380 over 777-ER?

Thanks folks - appreciate your comments and advice - think i'll just leave my booking as is after all.

London
posts: 1,918
reviews: 74
8. Re: SIA SIN>LHR return - pay extra to fly A380 over 777-ER?

If you really want to experience an A380, you can use the Emirates simulator in North Greenwich. £45 for a half hour.

Hong Kong, China
posts: 2,303
reviews: 138
9. Re: SIA SIN>LHR return - pay extra to fly A380 over 777-ER?

Only worth it if you're travelling business or first.

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