Best deals in August 2020

While we await National Day and its roaring jets and booming fireworks, prepare yourself for a deluge of August 2020 deals too – with discounts on entertainment, apparel and F&B as we celebrate our nation’s 55th birthday. 

Though dine-in options have opened up with Phase 2 of safe reopening, most promotions here are also available online and with delivery and takeaway options. Whether you’re craving a lobster feast, longing for a return to the silver screens, or a seeking a wildlife adventure, here are the 20 best deals in August 2020:

Check out our articles for activities and promotions:

1. 50% off live lobster & Alaskan crab at Jumbo Seafood

august 2020 deals - live lobster and alaskan crab 1-for-1 at Jumbo Seafood,
Image credit: @bearnakedfood

When it comes to pampering yourself or a loved one, nothing comes close to a sumptuous lobster dinner. Lucky for our WFH-weary selves, Jumbo Seafood is offering 50% off live Australian lobster (U.P. $22.80/100G) and live Alaskan crab (U.P. $24.80/100G) at its Riverside Point and The Riverwalk outlets.

This deal is also available at its sister restaurants, Singapore Seafood Republic and Zui Yu Xuan Teochew Cuisine – to pair your seafood feast with irresistible Teochew fare like ngoh hiang and gooey oyster omelette. 

Promotion period: Now till 31st August 2020

Full list of outlets and opening hours here

2. 1-for-1 chilli crab at Peach Garden

august 2020 deals - get 1-for-1 chilli crab at peach garden restaurants.
Image credit: @peachgardensg

Some say Singapore’s national dish is chicken rice, others say it’s satay, but when it comes to get-togethers with family and friends, chilli crab reigns supreme. Till the end of 2020, Peach Garden is offering a whopping 1-for-1 deal on chilli crab – perfect for a treat for the entire fam.

Available only till 31st August 2020, enjoy additional deals with $55 off online orders with code NDP55. This discount applies to set meals for 5 ($288) or for 8 ($388), which includes 3 complimentary add-ons – pick from Longevity Lotus Paste Buns, chilled dessert, double-boiled soup, beer and red wine.

Promotion period: Now till 30th December 2020

Full list of outlets and opening hours here

3. 1-for-1 Dalgona coffee at Walking On Sunshine cafe

august 2020 deals - enjoy an authentic Dalgona Coffee experience with real Dalgona candy.
Enjoy a Dalgona Coffee topped with real Dalgona candy – a classic, crumbly Korean confection the beverage was named after.
Image credit: @htheresa

Cafe hunters might be familiar with Walking On Sunshine, a Korean-themed joint that has it all: Korean and Western fusion cuisine, a hair and nail salon, and even a photo studio with complimentary photoshoots for all salon customers.

Among its varied Korean-inspired offerings is Dalgona Coffee (U.P. $7), which puts a twist on the famed Circuit Breaker beverage. Topped with real Dalgona candy, this unique creation is now 1-for-1 throughout the month of August 2020 when you flash the Telegram post from the group SG Kiasu Foodies or when you use the code #TELDALGONA. Enjoy it with signature fusion dishes like Coal Roasted Chicken With Miso Pesto ($23.50).

Promotion period: Until 31st August 2020

Walking On Sunshine
181 Orchard Rd, #03-07 Orchard Central, Singapore 238896
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 11AM-10PM | Sat-Sun 10AM-10PM
Telephone: 8877 8800 (Salon) | 8877 0088 (Cafe)

4. 2PC chicken for $3 at KFC with any purchase

august 2020 deals - enjoy 2PC KFC chicken at only $3.
Image credit: Eatbook

Whether you’re a fan of the Original Recipe or the fiery Hot & Spicy option, snag KFC’s 2PC chicken deal at only $3 (U.P. $6.70) when you pay via PayLah! (iOS | Android). It’s available for dine-ins, takeaways and deliveries, so get your fried chicken fix while stocks last – this promo is limited to first 8,000 orders.

Promotion period: Now till 14th August 2020

Full list of outlets and opening hours here.

5. 1-for-1 Michelin Star ramen at Tsuta

august 2020 deals - enjoy Michelin starred ramen at 1-for-1 this National Day.
Image credit: @tsutasingapore

Michelin-starred ramen for only $9 sounds too good to be true, but grab a buddy to enjoy unbeatable 1-for-1 deals on takeaway and delivery ramen dishes at Tsuta. For a light, simple meal, pick from 6 a la carte ramen options, from tried-and-tested classics like Miso Soba to originals like Mala Tonkotsu Soba. 

Set meals for larger groups are also available if you’re keen on a feast in the comfort of your home. Starting from $38 for their Care 2 Set that feeds 2, your meal will be upsized with gyoza, edamame, tori karaage and wheat tea on the side. For homebodies, order $60 and above to enjoy free islandwide delivery.

Promotion period: Now till 31st August 2020

Full list of outlets and opening hours here

6. Buy 5, get 5 free pastries at Paris Baguette

august 2020 deals - get 5 pastries from Paris Baguette free when you buy 5.
Image credit: Paris Baguette

Bread lovers rejoice – Paris Baguette is offering a buy 5, get 5 free promotion on its pastry selections in celebration of Singapore’s 55th National Day. Known for their innovative confections, Paris Baguette is serving up sweet-and-savoury creations alongside its rum-infused croissants.

Promotion period: Now till 17th August 2020

Full list of outlets and opening hours here

7. $5 off 2 taxi rides with ComfortDelGro

august 2020 deals - travel in safety with ComfortDelGro's PayLah! promotion.
ComfortDelGro has implemented extra measures in its taxis for hygiene and safety during this period
Image credit: @cdgtaxi

Till the end of the month, stay safe in your daily commute and go contactless with PayLah! (iOS | Android). Using the promo code PAYLAH5, you can enjoy $5 off 2 rides with ComfortDelGro.

Promotion period: Now till 31st August 2020


8. 1-for-1 new dishes at Crystal Jade Go

august 2020 deals - enjoy 1-for-1 deals on comfort food at Crystal Jade Go.
Sliced Beef with Onsen Egg
Image credit: @crystaljadesg

You might know Crystal Jade for its premium selection of delectable dim sum. Their newest dining concept, Crystal Jade Go, has a more casual setting, and now has a 1-for-1 deal on their new dishes when you spend at least $8 at their United Square and Punggol Oasis Terrace outlets.

Available on weekdays excluding public holidays, the deal will let you double down on comfort foods like Braised Pork Rice Bowl, Silky Scrambled Egg with Luncheon Meat Rice and Sliced Beef with Onsen Egg & Rice. Noodle-based options like Mala Shrimp Wonton Noodle and Mapo Tofu La Mian are also available.

Promotion period: Now till 31st August 2020

Crystal Jade Go United Square
Address: United Square #01-02, Singapore 307591
Opening Hours: 8:30AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: 6253 1861

Crystal Jade Go Punggol Oasis Terrace
Address: Blk 681 Punggol Drive, Singapore 820681
Opening Hours: 9AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: 6244 8490.

9. 2nd item at $0.55 at Hush Puppies & Obermain

Hush Puppies and Obermain August offer

Gearing up for your return to the office can be pricey, but with every 2nd item going at just $0.55 at Hush Puppies and Obermain, here’s a chance to rack up some savings. Pick from men’s and women’s leather shoes, and pair it with a sling bag, clutch or purse perfect for both work and play. 

Endless options are on offer, so don’t be surprised if your basket stacks up quickly. For online purchases, Hush Puppies and Obermain are both offering $20.20 off every $100 spent, on top of storewide discounts of up to 70%. They’re also offering free islandwide delivery on all online purchases, so there’s no need to rush to stores!

Promotion period: Now till 10th August 2020

Full list of outlets and opening hours here (Hush Puppies | Obermain)
Website (Hush Puppies | Obermain)

10. 1-for-1 weekend movie tickets at Cathay Cineplexes

Cathay Cinema 1-for-1 weekend movie tickets.

It has probably been a long while since you’ve enjoyed a thrilling movie on the big screen, and Cathay Cineplexes is marking your return to the plush red seats with 1-for-1 weekend movie tickets.

Enjoy this promotion when you use your PAssion POSB debit card for ticket purchases, but be quick – this deal is limited to the first 800 redemptions islandwide each weekend. While you’re at it, check out our article on upcoming movies in 2020 to look forward to. 

The promotion is valid for:

  • 1st-2nd Aug 2020
  • 8th-10th Aug 2020
  • 15th-16th Aug 2020
  • 22nd-23rd Aug 2020
  • 29th-30th Aug 2020

Promotion period: Now till 31st August 2020

Full list of outlets and opening hours here

11. $20 for 6 months of unlimited Cloud Forest & Flower Dome visits

Gardens by the Bay: unlimited Cloud Forest and Flower Dome visits for the price of one ticket.

There’s no need to contain our wanderlust while waiting for international travel to resume. Right here in Singapore, now’s the best time to explore attractions without crowds and queues – all at a huge discount. For the price of a single ticket ($20), get unlimited 6-month access to the Cloud Forest and Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay.

Seniors and children can enjoy passes at $15 and $12 respectively, making for a full day of fun for the family. Access to the shuttle service that brings you from Bayfront MRT is included in the tickets, which can be purchased on the website or mobile app (iOS | Android).

Promotion period: Now till 31st August 2020

Gardens By The Bay
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Opening Hours: 9AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: 6244 8490

12. $1 McNuggets & 50% off McWings with McDonald’s App deals

august 2020 deals - McDonald's App offers.

Self-professed lobang-kings know that the McDonald’s App (iOS | Android) is the place for all-day deals. With the newly-revamped mobile app, treat yourself to deals like $1 McNuggets, 50% off McWings and exclusive promotions on your favourite sides and snacks from the brand with the golden arches.

The best part is, you won’t have to stand in line to snag a freebie. New McDelivery users can enter the NEWNUG6 promo code within the McDonald’s App for complimentary 6pc McNuggets (U.P. $3) with a minimum spend of $10.

Promotion period: Until further notice


13. 50% off lobster and foie gras rice sets at Lè FUSION

Le Fusion Lobster Salted Egg set.
The Whole Lobster Golden Salted Egg Yolk Rice ($23, U.P. $46)
Image credit: @lefusionsg

Marrying East and West, Lè FUSION is famed for dishes like Tsingtao Beef Fillet De Boeuf – Australian tenderloin marinated in Tsingtao beer, and Golden Phoenix – sous vide French quail paired with Chinese glutinous rice. 

This National Day, they’re serving up 50% discounts on unique creations available only for a limited time. Try their Whole Lobster Golden Salted Egg Yolk Rice ($23, U.P. $46) or the Umami-packed Rougie Foie Gras Tobiko Fried Rice ($17, U.P. $34)

Promotion period: Now till 31st August 2020

Address: 80 Mohamed Sultan Road, #01-07/08/09, Singapore 239013
Opening Hours: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:30PM-9:30PM, Daily
Telephone: 6363 9966

14. 55% off 2nd admission to Singapore Zoo, Bird Park, River & Night Safari

Visit the Zoo, Bird Park or River and Night Safari and enjoy 55% off the second ticket.

With the constant hustle and bustle of the city, it’s important for us to reconnect with nature. You can easily go for a hike for a dose of greenery, but to get up close and personal with wildlife, try the recently reopened Singapore Zoo, Jurong Bird Park, River Safari and Night Safari

With every paying adult, enjoy a 55% discount on an adult or child ticket on the same day at the same park. Perfect for an outing with your parents or kids, the deals on these attractions are valid till 31st August 2020, but will be on hold from 8th-10th August during the National Day weekend.

Promotion period: 3rd-31st August 2020


15. Up to 60% off headphones and speakers at JBL

JBL discounts of up to 60% in August 2020.
JBL Clip 3 portable speaker
Image credit: @bigdarius_

If all that time spent at home has got you longing for an audio upgrade, now’s your chance. With up to 60% off JBL products across its online stores, snag a portable speaker like the JBL Charge 3 at $129 (U.P. $279) 53% off its usual price.

Otherwise, gear up for your commute with 47% off the JBL TUNE 120TWS true wireless earphones that are now going at $79 (U.P. $149).

Promotion period: Until further notice


16. 2 years of Sentosa Islander membership for the price of 1

august 2020 deals - Enjoy Sentosa Island perks like free entry, parking and discounts on F&B, retail and accommodations.

No one can say for sure when we can start venturing abroad again, but now’s definitely a great time to snag a 2-year Sentosa Islander membership for the price of 1 year (U.P. $25). Simply quote NDP2020 when applying to enjoy an extra year of privileges.

Cardholder perks include a $20 voucher on your birthday month, and unlimited island admissions via Sentosa Express from VivoCity. Drivers can also enter the island for free, in addition to complimentary 2-hour parking at Beach Station. With up to 20% off F&B, discounts on rides and attractions, and up to 15% off accommodations, there’s plenty to do here.

Promotion period: Now till 28th September 2020


17. 55% off suits with Benjamin Barker

Benjamin Barker suits
Image credit: @bbtailors

To achieve that suave, dapper look you’ve always wanted, snag 55% off Benjamin Barker suits. Simply use code BBSG55 to enjoy this discount on regular-priced suit jackets, blazers and suit pants in stores and online.

Even if blazers and jackets aren’t part of your retinue, make a beeline to their warehouse sale till 10 August 2020 to snag deals at their IMM and The Cathay outlets. From 11AM-9PM daily, enjoy up to 75% off shirts, casual wear and shoes.

Promotion period: Now till 30th September 2020


18. 1-for-1 pasta and BBT at The Assembly Ground

Grab a dalgona latte or matcha boba to pair with your Tempura Mentaiko Pasta
Image credit: @theassemblyground (L, R)

Made by the same minds behind Benjamin Barker, The Assembly Ground offers sophisticated grub with locally-roasted coffees. This period, they’re offering a 1-for-1 deal on pasta dishes and boba beverages at their Cineleisure and The Cathay outlets.

Promotion period: Now till 30th September 2020

The Assembly Ground, The Cathay
Address: 2 Handy Road #01-21, Singapore 229233
Opening Hours: Sun-Thur 11:30AM-9PM | Fri-Sat 11:30AM-9:30PM
Telephone: 6733 3375

The Assembly Ground, Cineleisure
Address: 8 Grange Road #01-01, Singapore 239695
Opening Hours: Sun-Thur 11:30AM-9PM | Fri-Sat 11:30AM-9:30PM
Telephone: 6732 2123

19. 1-for-1 selected sundaes at Swensen’s

For a sweet treat that extends past National Day, enjoy 1-for-1 sundaes at Swensen’s to beat the heat. Choose between the chocolatey Hazel Daze, and the rich, sticky Salted Gula Melaka Heaven for a local touch.

During this period, you can also enjoy discounts on mains like their Signature Baked Rice paired with the Sjora Mango Peach Tropics drink at $15 (U.P $19.40).

Promotion period: 30th September 2020

Full list of outlets and opening hours here

20. GrabFood, Foodpanda & Deliveroo National Day promo codes

This National Day, we’re reminded that there’s no place like home – especially when there’s a whole bevvy of food delivery promo codes to keep us fed and happy. For orders $10 and under, enjoy 15% off takeaway and self-pickup when you order on GrabFood (iOS, Android) with the code NDP2020

For new users, both foodpanda (iOS, Android) and Deliveroo (iOS, Android) are offering $5.50 off your first 2 orders. Deliveroo users can enjoy this perk with the code IAMHOME55 with a $25 minimum spend, while foodpanda newbies can access it with the code SG55 with a minimum spend of $12.

August 2020 deals in Singapore

Singaporeans love a good deal, and these 20 deals in August 2020 might just be the best way to celebrate National Day throughout the entire month. With everything from food and fun to offers on functional gadgets and stylish threads thrown in the mix, rest assured you’re stretching your dollar as far as it can go this month. 

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