5 Long-Haul Flights on Budget Airlines From Singapore – Including Direct Flights To Athens

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Long haul trips from Singapore to Europe used to be an expensive affair and a big portion of our budget usually goes to our flights. Not too long ago, only full-service airlines provide long-haul flights.

But in recent years, budget airlines have also joined in the competition and started offering long-haul flights from Singapore to places such as Australia and Japan. We sussed out the budget airlines that are able to take you from sunny Singapore all the way to Athens.

Here are some destinations you can consider for your next holiday – even if you are on a budget.

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Athens

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DESTINATION: GREECE

Did you know that you can now fly to Europe on a budget airline? Yes, it is true!

Known for being the place where Olympics first started and its beautiful architecture, Athens is named after a mythical Greek Goddess called Athena. If you have not seen the wondrous The Acropolis, your chance is here.

SCOOT FLIES TO: Athens

fremantle perth australia

DESTINATION: AUSTRALIA

Thinking of heading to Aussieland for summer but not sure where to go? How about Gold Coast to surf and have fun in the sun, and to visit theme parks?

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And there are Melbourne and Sydney on the list too! Unleash the shopaholic in you and indulge in Aussie labels while cafe-hopping because Melbourne and Sydney are home to many of the best cafes in the world!

JETSTAR FLIES TO: Darwin, Perth, Melbourne

SCOOT FLIES TO: Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

TIGERAIR FLIES TO: Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Jaipur

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DESTINATION: INDIA

Visit the City Palace located in the heart of the Old City in Jaipur. This grand palace has been adapted over time and this is prominent from the different architectural designs found on various buildings – some dating back to the 20th century.

SCOOT FLIES TO: Amritsar, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Lucknow, Tiruchirappalli

TIGERAIR FLIES TO: Amritsar, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Lucknow, Tiruchirappalli

Tokyo's Times Square

DESTINATION: JAPAN

There are so many reasons why we love Osaka because there is much to see and do.

From the majestic Osaka Castle to Universal Studios Japan, shopping at Shinsaibashi to cafe-hopping at Orange Street, Instant Ramen Museum to Osaka Central Fish Market, the list never ends.

JETSTAR FLIES TO: Osaka

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Korea Seoul Palace

DESTINATION: KOREA

K-pop fan or not, traveling to Korea is on everyone’s bucket list.

You probably cannot find too many cities in the world that have a mixture of both modern and traditional buildings at the same place. The tall skyscrapers in Seoul surround ancient royal palaces. Not forgetting that Seoul is a shopping heaven, and even more of a food heaven!

Want more budget tips? Here are some hotels in Myeong-dong under S$200 per night!

TIGERAIR FLIES TO: Daegu, Seoul