From now until 30th September, Thai Airways‘ frequent flyer program – Royal Orchid Plus, is offering a 50% discount on round trip award tickets for all classes of service on selected routes. The charts below show the net amount of miles required on the routes on offer:

For Asia

Round Trip Between Bangkok andEconomyPremium EconomyBusinessFirst
Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu,
Xiamen, Hong Kong, Colombo
Beijing, Fukuoka22,50030,00037,500055,000

For Middle East And Europe

Round Trip Between Bangkok and EconomyPremium EconomyBusinessFirst
Copenhagen, Stockholm45,00065,00085,000115,000

Things To Note:

  • Travel must be completed by 31st October 2019.
  • Book by 30th September 2019.
  • Award tickets are non refundable.
  • Thai Airways impose a fuel surcharge on redemption tickets. It should be below $400.
  • Certain routes and flights may not have Premium Economy and/or First Class.
  • Award space will only show up on Thai Airways website if you have sufficient miles. You can use the United or Aeroplan search engine to look up on award space on Thai Airways.
  • For regular award redemption rates, please click here.


You should definitely take this opportunity to transfer your credit card miles into Thai’s Royal Orchid Plus. Take Singapore Airlines as a comparison, a round trip in Business Class between Singapore and Copenhagen would also cost 184,000 miles (Recap: Thai Airways is offering this at 85,000 miles). Alternatively, you may consider transferring Marriott points to Royal Orchid Plus too.

H/T: The Milelion