Promos for CNY goodies 2023

Gong xi fa cai. This year, we are going to “gong si” – AKA share – some lobangs with you to save big on CNY goodies. With one of the main attractions of CNY being all the good food, it’s no wonder that we tend to splurge on them. From 1-for-1 snack deals to discounts of up to 15% on hampers, we got you covered. 

Here are some DBS/POSB Card promos for Chinese New Year goodies in 2023 that will help you save while shopping for your festive treats.

1. Bee Cheng Hiang – 10% off love letters with floss

Bee Cheng Hiang love letters with floss
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Bee Cheng Hiang

Bee Cheng Hiang is one of our go-to shops for CNY goodies, most notably bak kwa. Add some variety to your snacks with their innovative creations such as the love letters with floss ($20.80). That’s right – iconic love letters folded with pork floss to have 2 CNY treats we love, combined. DBS/POSB Cardmembers can get this at participating Bee Cheng Hiang outlets for 10% off

While you’re there, you can pick up snacks like Classic Floss cookies ($28.80 for 280g), Signature bakkwa cookies ($28.80 for 280g), and Premium Pineapple Tarts ($19.80 for 210g) to have a sweet and savoury spread prepared for your guests.

Promo: 10% off love letters with floss.
Validity: Now till 15th February 2023

Find out more about Bee Cheng Hiang promos.

Full list of Bee Cheng Hiang outlets

2. Carlton City Hotel Singapore – 15% off classic CNY dishes

Carlton City Hall CNY dishes
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Who said that fancy hotel food has to leave a hole in your wallet? You can get 15% off your CNY meals and snacks at Carlton City Hotel Singapore with the promo code <DBS15OFF>. Their elevated take on CNY classics is sure to impress even the pickiest family members during your reunion dinner.

Pre-order goodies like premium pineapple tarts ($30) and yu sheng with smoked salmon or abalone (from $68) ahead of CNY so you’re not left scrambling last-minute. 

Promo: Use promo code <DBS15OFF> for 15% off CNY dishes and snacks.
Validity: Now till 5th February 2023

Bonus: For a different reunion meal experience, you can head to the Plate restaurant located within the hotel for a 1-for-1 reunion weekday lunch buffet ($82/adult, $41/child) from now till 3rd February 2023. Alternatively, get 20% off their Lunar New Year buffets exclusively on 21st-22nd January 2023.

Find out more about Carlton City Hotel Singapore promos.

Address: 1 Gopeng Street, Singapore 078862
Opening Hours: 10.30am-7pm, Daily (CNY goodies stand at hotel lobby)
Contact: 6632 8921 | Carlton City Hotel website

3. Fragrance – 1-for-1 pineapple tarts & $4 off bak kwa

CNY promos - 1 for 1 pineapple tarts
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Fragrance is a hotspot for CNY goodies. They’re known for their array of freshly grilled bak kwa, with unique choices ranging from truffle bak kwa (from $38/box) to gold coin bak kwa ($31 for 500g) cut into smaller circles and perfect for snacking.

If you’re indecisive, fall back on the classic signature sliced tender bak kwa (from $31 for 500g), on which you can get $4 off when you buy at least 1kg at a time. Fragrance also carries CNY goodies such as prawn rolls ($19.90) and cashew nut cookies ($16). If you’re looking to stock up on the staple pineapple tarts ($16/bottle), pay with a DBS/POSB Card to get them 1-for-1.

Promo: $4 off signature sliced tender bak kwa and 1-for-1 pineapple tarts.
Validity: Now till 5th February 2023

Find out more about Fragrance promos.

Full list of Fragrance outlets

4. Grand Shanghai Restaurant – 15% off takeaway goodies

Grand Shanghai Restaurant takeaway goodies
Image credit: Grand Shanghai Restaurant

For those who want to treat the fam to authentic Shanghai cuisine Grand Shanghai Restaurant offers a variety of authentic dishes. 

This festive season, they are offering a 15% discount on takeaway orders on their CNY goodies. Get dishes like traditional taro cake ($38) and Grand Shanghai crispy smoked duck ($98).

Promo: 15% off takeaway orders for CNY goodies
Validity: Now till 2nd February 2023

Find out more about Grand Shanghai Restaurant promos.

Address: 390 Havelock Road, Level 1, King’s Centre, Singapore 169662
Opening Hours: Tue-Fri & Sun 11.30am-2.30pm, 6pm-10pm | Sat 6pm-10pm (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 6836 6866 | Grand Shanghai Restaurant website

5. InterContinental Singapore – 10% off online purchases

CNY promos - Intercontinental Singapore
Man Fu Yuan abundance treasure pot ($468) and prosperity pineapple balls ($46.80).
Image adapted from: Intercontinental Singapore

If you lack the time to head out and stock up on CNY necessities, you can get them online from InterContinental Singapore and score some savings at the same time. Order their signature auspicious yusheng (from $98) with Hokkaido scallops and salmon for a sumptuous lo hei.

They also have some goodies your guests can munch on, such as Danish cashew nut cookies ($42.80) and almond slice cookies ($39.80). You can get all these at 10% off via the Man Fu Yuan e-store or by purchasing directly from the hotel’s physical store.

Promo: Get 10% off when you use promo code <MFYCNYDBS10> on the e-store or pay with DBS/POSB Card at Man Fu Yuan Shoppe.
Validity: Now till 5th February 2023

Find out more about InterContinental Singapore promos.

Address: 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm-3pm, 6pm-10pm | Sat-Sun 11.30am-3pm, 6pm-10pm (Man Fu Yuan restaurant)
Contact: 6338 7600 | InterContinental Singapore website

6. PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay – 15% off all products

The Prosperity Hamper (from $388) contains champagne and CNY goodies such as abalone, bird’s nest, and golden pineapple balls.
Image credit: @parkroyalcollectionmarinabay

For those who want to save time and hassle, PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay is offering 15% off all products in the Bountiful Blessings category of the PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay eShop. That way, you can buy your CNY goodies and hampers in one place and benefit from the storewide savings.

Purchase CNY essentials like yu sheng (from $62.40) for your lo hei, hampers (from $230.40) for gifting, and festive snacks such as golden pineapple balls ($32.80). Do note that you need to place your orders at least 3 days before, so have a browse through their extensive catalogue and get to clickin’. 

Promo: 15% off all items on the PARKROYAL COLLECTION eShop’s Bountiful Blessings category.
Validity: Now till 5th February 2023

Find out more about PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay promos.

Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
Contact: 6845 1000 | PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay website

7. York Hotel Singapore – 10% off sharing combos

York Hotel CNY sharing combos
Golden Treasure Seafood Pot.
Image credit: York Hotel

For those who want to avoid the crowds and enjoy a cosy reunion dinner at home, consider York Hotel’s White Rose Cafe. The best meals are those shared with loved ones, and here you can get some curated sharing combos to make your reunion dinner planning hassle-free. That way, you’ll have more energy reserved for some good ol’ family bonding.

The Good Fortune Combo ($268 nett) contains dishes like Prosperity Lo Hei with Mini Abalone and Crispy Fish Skin (large), and Fa Cai Luo Han Zai – braised mixed vegetables. It’s a convenient pick that serves 5-6 pax, and DBS/POSB Cardmembers can enjoy 10% off such sharing combos.

Promo: 10% off festive goodies at York Hotel’s White Rose Cafe.
Validity: Now till 5th February 2023

Find out more about York Hotel promos.

Address: 21 Mount Elizabeth, Singapore 228516
Opening hours: 7am-11pm, Daily (White Rose Cafe)
Contact: 6737 0511 | York Hotel website

Dig into CNY goodies for less with DBS/POSB

When the festive season rolls around, one of the most anticipated parts of it is the food. Every CNY, you’ll start seeing ads for pineapple tarts and reunion dinner sets. And while the visuals may make your mouth water, the GST hike means you may have to be more frugal with your CNY purchases.

DBS/POSB Cardmembers can thankfully huat more with exclusive deals. From 1-for-1 tidbits to discounts of up to 15% off, you’ll find plenty of ways to save while shopping for CNY snacks, meals, and hampers.

CNY decorations

With the money saved from taking advantage of promos, you can afford to give out more angbaos and further spruce up your home for the new year. There is no need for your wallet to suffer while you treat your loved ones to delicious snacks and hearty reunion feasts.

Sign up for a DBS/POSB Card now if you haven’t already, and enjoy the Cardmember-exclusive discounts year-round.

Find out more about DBS/POSB Chinese New Year deals here

This post was brought to you by DBS.
Cover image adapted from: @carltoncityhotelsg, York Hotel

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