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Airline Tickets - OneWay

Post by VegasGuy » Tue, 25 Aug 2009 10:20 am

Hi Everyone,

This is my fist post (of many more, hopefully), but I've been following the website for a few months. There is a ton of useful information on the site so let me say “thanks.”

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Post by jpatokal » Tue, 25 Aug 2009 10:31 am

VegasGuy wrote:Has anyone run into problems with one-way airline tickets and getting through customs in Singapore? I'm concerned because any return ticket that may be required by Singaporean Immigration/Customs would need to be for two years from now when our contract is done. Unfortunately, airlines are not taking bookings that far in advance.
Assuming you have your EP in-principle approval (and I presume you do), return tickets of any sort are not required. Just get a return ticket, which will be cheaper than a one-way anyway, with a flexible return date for the next time you want to visit the US.
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Post by ScoobyDoes » Tue, 25 Aug 2009 10:36 am

Agreed, return tickets are usually cheaper..... and come with a maximum of 1-yr validity so you'll get to go on holiday for free, if you look at it that way ;)

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Post by VegasGuy » Tue, 25 Aug 2009 10:36 am

Perfect. Thanks for the quick reply.

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Post by snowqueen » Sat, 29 Aug 2009 10:53 pm

We got a 1 way ticket and had no issues with immigration etc.

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Post by ksl » Sun, 30 Aug 2009 1:16 am

Yup the 1 year ticket is slightly more expensive, but well worth it, I always get it, because I can never make my mind up, if i'm coming or going, for a long or short period, I just do what i want to do and the flight date can be normally changed at no cost.

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Post by Strong Eagle » Sun, 30 Aug 2009 8:07 am

I have found it cheaper to purchase round trip tickets in Singapore than in the US for the same destinations. So, sooner or later you'll junk the unused leg of a ticket originating outside of Singapore.

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Post by David-asia » Mon, 31 Aug 2009 11:06 pm

If you can use your mileage to get a 1 way ticket :) Some airlines will allow you to do this.

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Post by jeensy » Tue, 01 Sep 2009 12:21 pm

We have just arrived in Singapore on a one way ticket and had no problem with immigration, however the check in counter wanted to see our Letter of Approval from the MOM before they would let us check in. So really there should be no problem as long as you have all the paperwork sorted.

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Post by ringo100100 » Fri, 04 Sep 2009 3:48 pm

Agree. It is always the airlines that give more hassle as they have to return you if you don't get in.

Never even been asked at immigration.

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Post by VegasGuy » Tue, 08 Sep 2009 3:24 am

Thanks!!! I appreciate everyone taking time to respond.

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Post by onlyvictor » Tue, 15 Sep 2009 1:02 am

you live in vegas? coming to teach gaming here?

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Post by joliefemme536 » Fri, 18 Sep 2009 1:19 am

When I visited Singapore from the States in Feb of '09, Immigration didn't request to see a return flight.

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