DBS dining and shopping deals


Contactless payment has become increasingly popular, especially amidst a pandemic where we’re all trying to minimise the spread of germs. Tap-and-go transactions let you do away with fussing with germ-ridden cash. 

Plus, DBS/POSB is offering an 8% reward in the form of e-vouchers or cash credits, under the Go Online, Go Contactless promotion. Simply hit your spend goal with online purchases as well as contactless payments, and offset your purchases with DBS Points/POSB Daily $ earned.

Here’s a breakdown of how it works, plus some eateries, retail outlets, delivery apps and online shops where you can utilise the perks.


DBS Go Online, Go Contactless promotion


For the months of July and August 2020, DBS/POSB Cardholders are entitled to sure-win e-vouchers or cash credits simply by meeting their personalised spend goal. If you haven’t already, download the DBS Lifestyle App (Android/iOS) and register for the DBS Go, Online Go Contactless promotion

Besides building towards your monthly personalised spend goal, contactless payments as well as online purchases via DBS/POSB cards might also reward you with DBS Points/POSB Daily $, depending on the card that you are using. Through the DBS Lifestyle app, you’ll be able to offset purchases at the following dining and shopping merchants:


1. PS.Cafe – hearty brunch in chic surroundings


DBS shopping dining deals - PS.Cafe

What better way to usher in Phase 2 and the simple joy of dining out again, than with an idyllic meal at PS.Cafe

Be it a brunch session with your mates, a romantic dinner date or an afternoon of work accompanied by tea and desserts, the cafes’ luxe interiors and airy al fresco seating offer peak aesthetics. Cafes are often a splurge, but being able to earn 8% reward will help offset the burden on your wallet.

Earn rewards via DBS/POSB contactless payment.
DBS Points redemptions are valid at PS.Cafe Paragon and Palais Renaissance outlets.


2. Koufu – affordable meals across different cuisines


DBS shopping dining deals - Koufu

It’s hard for dining companions to settle on a single cuisine, but heading to Koufu food courts presents you with a myriad of options. 

Whether you’re hankering for Japanese sizzling hotplate or a comforting bowl of laksa, you can rock up to the stalls cashless and pay via the Koufu Eat app instead, enjoying convenience and securing 8% reward. It also doubles as a buzzer, notifying you when your order is ready for collection.

Earn rewards via DBS/POSB contactless payment.
DBS Points and POSB Daily$ can be redeemed on the Koufu Eat app (Android/iOS).


3. ZALORA – online shopping for fashion and accessories


DBS shopping dining deals - Zalora
Image credit: @zalora

ZALORA is a local go-to in terms of trendy fashion at the click of a button. Popular brands like Nike, Adidas and Topshop are available at exclusive rates, with additional upsides like express delivery and a 30-day free return policy. 

They also host sales with heavily slashed prices on the regular, so bargain-loving fashionistas ought to keep a lookout. Whether you’re picking up a few staple pieces or giving your wardrobe a post-CB overhaul, you’ll be able to shop while earning 8% reward.

DBS Points and POSB Daily$ can be redeemed on the ZALORA app (Android/iOS).


4. WhyQ – convenient hawker food delivery with low delivery fee


DBS shopping dining deals - WhyQ hawker food delivery
Image adapted from @whyqsg: prawn noodles, ban mian, duck rice, Hokkien mee

Few things hit the spot quite like an unpretentious plate of hawker food, but sweating it out in a long kopitiam queue can be a nightmare. Aptly named, WhyQ brings hawker favourites to you at a low rate of just $1.50 per delivery. 

There are plenty of cuisine options islandwide, including Michelin-starred hawker stalls, and certain delivery zones require no minimum orders. The hawker centre isn’t usually a place to earn credit card perks, but ordering WhyQ lets you accumulate 8% rewards nonetheless.

DBS Points and POSB Daily$ redemptions are valid on both the WhyQ app (Android/iOS) and WhyQ website.


5. COURTS – furniture and home appliances for work or play


DBS shopping dining deals - COURTS
Image credit: Great New Places

Be it new homeowners decking out their abode or everyday tech users looking for a gadget upgrade, COURTS is a one-stop shop for furniture as well as appliances and electronics. Home essentials are usually big ticket purchases, which is where your 8% reward accumulation will come in handy.

In the same place you can gain inspo for a Pinterest-worthy home makeover, you’ll also be able to pick up smart TVs, coffee machines, gaming gear and everything else in between.

Earn rewards via DBS/POSB contactless payment.
DBS Points redemptions are valid at all COURTS outlets.


6. Hachi.Tech by Challenger – electronics for work and play


DBS shopping dining deals - Hachi Tech Challenger

A household name in terms of local electronics retailers, you can now browse Challenger’s extensive collection online via Hachi.tech, their dedicated tech shopping website. Whether you’re treating yourself to some gaming gizmos, a fitness tracker to make post-CB life more active, or investing in a new laptop to make your WFH experience run smoother, you’ll be able to rack up 8% reward through this e-retailer.

DBS Points redemptions are valid on the Hachi.tech website.


7. Pet Lovers Centre & The Pet Safari – pet essentials


DBS shopping dining deals - Pet Lovers Centre

When combined, Pet Lovers Centre and The Pet Safari have a whopping total of 70 outlets nationwide, meaning you’ll be able to pick up quality pet essentials conveniently no matter which neighbourhood you reside in.

Stock up on pet food, toys, accessories and comfy furnishings while earning 8% reward when you make a contactless payment. They also offer grooming services to keep your furkids looking spiffy.

Earn rewards via DBS/POSB contactless payment.
DBS Points and POSB Daily$ redemptions are valid at all Pet Lovers Centre & The Pet Safari outlets.


8. Shopping vouchers for 10 different malls


DBS shopping dining deals - mall vouchers

Now that retail outlets are back in business, a solid shopping spree is set to bust remaining post-CB blues. Even better if there are shopping vouchers to offset the cost of your loot, which you will be able to redeem using DBS Points at the following malls in Singapore: 

Century Square, Hougang Mall, KINEX, NEX, Tampines 1, Tiong Bahru Plaza, United Square, Velocity@Novena Square, VivoCity, White Sands.

*DBS Points redemptions are valid at the respective Customer Service Counters of each mall.


Shop online or go contactless and get rewarded with DBS/POSB


Phase 2 means we’re able to head out for some retail therapy once more, but it’s always safer and more hygienic to tap and go with contactless payment. Those who prefer to stay home can also reap these shopping benefits through online shopping and food delivery, where anything your heart desires will show up conveniently at your doorstep.

Shop now to score e-vouchers or cash credit worth 8% of your personalised spend goal at the end of the month. You can also earn DBS Points/POSB Daily $ each time you pay online or in-stores with eligible DBS/POSB Cards, to redeem deals and discounts for the merchants above and lots more.

Frequent flyers will be pleased to know that points earned can even be converted into air miles, perfect for your future trips once international travel is back on the agenda. Entertainment deals such as movie ticket redemptions are also on the DBS rewards catalogue, so you can have something to look forward to in Phase 3.

Find out more about the DBS Go Online, Go Contactless promotion here


This post was brought to you by DBS.
Cover image adapted from (clockwise): @zalora, TSL,
Great New Places