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8 Deals Like 1-For-1 Hotel Buffets, Xbox & Korean Skincare Discounts To End The Year Better Than It Started

Dining & shopping cashback deals for DBS/POSB Cardmembers

We’re nearing the end of 2020, undoubtedly one of the most turbulent years of our lives, and that alone is a reason to celebrate. In place of the usual end-of-year overseas trip, you can shower yourself and your loved ones with gifts and good food; all while enjoying exclusive DBS/POSB promos for Cardmembers.

Besides price slashes and 1-for-1 deals, charging your shopping and dining to DBS/POSB Cards will also entitle you to guaranteed 8% cashback. Read till the end to find out how to earn cashback and use it to offset future purchases, adding up to hefty savings in the long run.

1. 1-for-1 lunch & dinner buffet at Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium

Image credit: Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium

Hotel buffets are the ultimate meal destination for grand celebrations, or when you’re feeling baller and want to splurge on a feast. At the Atrium Restaurant within Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, you and your dining companion will be able to savour an international smorgasbord for half the price.

Their 1-for-1 hotel buffet promo is applicable for both lunch and dinner slots, and features sumptuous Halal dishes like fresh oysters, beef rendang, truffle mashed potato with mozzarella, and Singapore’s iconic local dish – chilli crab.

Valid from now till 30th December 2020.
Find out more about DBS/POSB Cards’ Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium 1-for-1 hotel buffet promo.

2. $15 off Sift & Pick bags and accessories like MARHEN.J & Pyonta

International travel might have come to a halt, but Sift & Pick still makes global cult favourite brands and ultra hard-to-find handbags and accessories available on Singapore shores. Their catalogue features labels from Thailand, Hong Kong, Australia and beyond, including the celebrity-favourite MARHEN.J bags from Korea, and Pyonta handcrafted earrings from Japan.

After browsing through the Sift & Pick online store selection, start adding your entire wishlist to cart and check out with the promo code DBS15OFF1111 for $15 off orders of $100 and above. PssstThey also have homeware like candles and diffusers or aesthetic crockery, which make for practical Christmas gifts.

Valid from now till 11th November 2020.
Find out more about DBS/POSB Cards’ Sift & Pick $15 off promo.

3. $25 off Xbox Series X & S with free Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 1-month subscription

Image credit: Xbox

Getting gifts for the dudes in our lives, be it our son, father or significant other, can be a bit of a struggle. Rather than settling for predictable presents like neckties and shavers, spoil them with something they’ll derive endless hours of fun from: a brand new Xbox Series X or S console, complete with a free Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 1-month subscription.

Purchase it from Harvey Norman stores using DBS Instalment Payment Plans to instantly shave $25 off the console price. Coupled with a complimentary Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 1-month subscription worth $20, you’ll get to unlock hundreds of bestselling titles like Minecraft, PUBG, and Forza Horizon 4.

Valid from now till 31st December 2020.
Find out more about DBS/POSB Cards’ Xbox Series X & S $25 off promo.

4. 1-for-1 premium lobster & bamboo clams from Palm Beach Seafood

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Think seafood and you’d probably shudder at the thought of sky-high prices, but Palm Beach Seafood is offering their culinary creations at half the price. Situated along the Fullerton stretch and overlooking the waterfront skyline, experience a feast for the eyes as you dig into 1-for-1 seafood dishes like Australian lobsters, blue lobsters and bamboo clams.

Those craving for other varieties of seafood, such as their signature chilli crab with fluffy mantou buns or the savoury black pepper crab which packs the perfect amount of heat, can also enjoy 20% off their total bill. Just take note that the different offers are not stackable.

1-for-1 valid from now till 30th December 2020, 20% off valid from now till 31st January 2021.
Find out more about DBS/POSB Cards’ Palm Beach Seafood 1-for-1 and 20% off promo.

5. Up to 30% off makeup and beauty products from ETUDE

Stocking up on an arsenal of cosmetics from ETUDE might inch you closer to replicating your favourite K-pop idol or K-drama actress’ signature look. And the more you buy, the more you’ll save on your loot. Shop at any of the nine ETUDE stores in Singapore to enjoy 15% off your purchase of at least $50, and 30% off purchases of $100 and above. 

To get the ball rolling, some of their most popular items include the Powder Rouge Tint matte liquid lipstick, and the Hershey’s collaboration eyeshadow palettes in flattering shades of tan and brown.

Valid from now till 31st August 2021.
Find out more about DBS/POSB Cards’ ETUDE up to 30% off promo.

6. 1-for-1 pizzas, pastas & local dishes from The Glass House

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So-named because of the floor-to-ceiling windows surrounding the restaurant, The Glass House is a classy yet unpretentious eatery within Hotel Fort Canning. Even non-hotel guests can enjoy a whimsical escape from the city’s hustle and bustle, dining among the thickly forested enclave with 1-for-1 dishes, no less.

The 1-for-1 deal is applicable to menu items under the Pizza, Pasta, Singaporean Favourites and Western Specialities sections. This means you’ll get to mix and match across categories and only pay for the lower-priced item.

Valid from now till 28th February 2021.
Find out more about DBS/POSB Cards’ The Glass House 1-for-1 dining promo.

7. Up to 28% off ZALORA sitewide with additional 15% cashback

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What better way to reward yourself for making it through this tumultuous year than with a wardrobe revamp, and ZALORA has up to 28% off sitewide to make sure your wallet doesn’t go bust. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re a seasoned online shopper or newly welcomed to ZALORA’s extensive range of apparel brands, bags, accessories and footwear.

New users are entitled to 28% off their purchase with no minimum spend, capped at $40. Just key in the promo code DBSNEWNOV at checkout. Meanwhile, existing users get 20% off their purchase + 15% cashback with no minimum spend, with the promo code DBSSHOPNOV. Time for a virtual shopping spree!

Valid from now till 31st December 2020.
Find out more about DBS/POSB Cards’ ZALORA up to 28% off sitewide promo.

8. 10% off Laneige cult favourite Korean skincare products

The crystal clear complexions of K-celebs have always been enviable, among students and OLs alike. While we may not be able to attain their world-class skincare regimen or have the discipline for ten-step beauty routines on the regular, there must be a reason why Laneige products seem to fly off the shelves. 

Swing by any of the Laneige stores in Singapore and bag 10% off all regular priced, a la carte products with a minimum of $100 in a single bill. If you’re new to the brand, their famous Water Bank series is ideal for boosting hydration, especially if you spend heaps of time in air-conditioned spaces.

Valid from now till 31st December 2020.
Find out more about DBS/POSB Cards’ Laneige 10% off promo.

Earn 8% cashback when you shop & dine with DBS/POSB Cards

Besides the exclusive deals listed above, you’ll also be earning cashback rewards each time you spend using DBS/POSB Cards. The Power The Things You Love promo lets you rack up 8% cashback when you hit your personalised goal for shopping and dining spend, which can be used to offset your future food, retail and staycation purchases.

Be one of the first 30,000 customers to register for the Power The Things You Love promo and work towards your goal between 1st November 2020 – 31st January 2021

The 8% cashback reward on your personalised goal amount will be credited into your DBS/POSB Card, and can be used to offset your card spend on staycation, dining and shopping automatically from 15th February – 15th May 2021. Plenty of time to plan what to spend on, and how to utilise the cashback rewards that you’ve earned.

Other exclusive DBS/POSB promos for Cardmembers include up to $10 off Shopee, up to $30 off Lazada, up to $16 off foodpanda orders, and 1% cash rebates on Apple Online Store. If you’re still on the fence about whether to get a DBS/POSB Credit Card, apply between now and 31st January 2021 for up to $200 cashback or up to 48,000 miles.

Find out more about the DBS/POSB Cards 8% Cashback promo here

This post was brought to you by DBS.
Cover image adapted from (L-R): TheSmartLocal, @haru_beeeeee, @zalora


Renae Cheng

I love food, dance, writing, and writing about food and dance.

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