SG53 deals for NDP
Every year on National Day we look forward to the fireworks, fighter jets and fantastic floats. And if you’re real kiasu like me, you’d also be looking forward to the myriad of National Day related deals to splash that cash on – because as patriotic Singaporean citizens, it’s our duty to spur our economy #modelcitizen.
From $0.53 fried rice to 53% off Wild Wild Wet tickets, here’s a list 17 food, shopping and lifestyle deals guaranteed to make any true blue Singaporean jump for joy.
– FOOD –
1. Cold Stone Creamery – 1-for-1 Nasi Lemak ice-cream
Technically speaking, this could be lunch – what a time to be alive!
Image adapted from: Cold Stone Creamery
If you love the lemak flavour of the coconut rice in Nasi Lemak, take your love of the local dish to the next level with Coldstone’s Nasi Lemak ice-cream. This whacky concoction is surprisingly good with its sweet coconut ice-cream, topped with actual peanuts, ikan bilis and sweet chilli sauce – which adds a nice kick.
There’s also the Pulut Hitam flavour, consisting of the same creamy coconut based drenched in chewy black glutinous rice.
Bonus: You could even win Cold Stone Creamery vouchers of up to $100 if you post pictures of these new ice cream flavours!
- 1-for-1 at $8.50 on Nasi Lemak & Pulut Hitam Flavours
Valid till: 31 Aug 2018
Address: All branches
2. Texas Chicken – $5.30 set meal and 50% off Milo
It’s not a celebration without fried chicken, so why not dabao some Texas Chicken and watch the NDP fireworks with friends along Singapore River or Marina Barrage.
Image adapted from CheapCheapLah
Get hefty discounts up to 50% off with these discount coupons:
- $5.30 for 3 piece chicken tenders meal (Usual $9.90)
- $6.80 Crunch box meal – Chicken drum + Classic Burger (53% off usual price $11.80)
- $1.50 Regular Milo (Usual price $3)
3. Manhattan Fish Market – 1-for-1 mains
Image credit: Manhattan Fish Market
Impress your dinner date at Manhattan Fish Market. Take this opportunity to order the Salmon Manhattan Fish n’ Chips ($15.95) and the popular Small Flame ($19.95). Just don’t tell her the mains are going for 1-for-1 – unless she loves a good deal too.
- 1 for 1 on any purchase of Main Course
Note:Only at Marina Square branch
Valid till:12 Aug 2018 (Mon-Thu)
Address:#02-183 Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
4. Swensen’s – 1-for-1 locally inspired desserts
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This year, the the dessert powerhouse Swensen’s has blessed us with 2 new locally inspired creations: the Gula Melaka with Kit Kat Bites sundae ($11.80) & Mango Peach Tropics fizz. Best part? It’s yet another 1-for-1 deal with these sweet sweet coupons.
- 1-for-1 Salted Gula Melaka with Kit Kat Bites
- 1-for-1 Mango Peach Tropics
5. Shi Zhi Wei – local dishes at 53 cents
If you’ll be glued to the screen for the National Day Parade broadcast on the 9th, Shi Zhi Wei provides affordable hawker zhi char options right to your doorstep through Deliveroo so you won’t miss a beat.
Image adapted from Shi Zi Wei Seafood
The crowd favourite Ha Cheong Kai is now at $7.20, 53% off the usual price of $12.50. Second servings of their $5 mains (Mixed Horfun, Hokkien Mee & Yang Zhou Fried Rice) are also going at $0.53. Too good to be true!!! *o*
- 53% off Har Cheong Gai (prawn paste chicken), now at $7.20
- On selected dishes: $0.53 for second servings
Note:Delivery locations are limited to Ang Mo Kio and Bishan
Valid till:12 Aug 2018
6. Shabu Tan Japanese Hotpot – Premium beef buffet at 53% the original price
There’s something magical about hotpots that bring people together. Combine it with our love for Japanese cuisine and you’ve got the perfect get together suitable for a large group of friends.
Image adapted from Emporium Shokuhin
Shabu Tan Japanese Hotpot is sure to satisfy any meat lover, with A4 Kagoshima beef airflown from Japan. The side spread features Japanese style noodles, with the likes of Zaru Buckwheat Soba and Inaniwa Udon – of which is considered a rare treat even in Japan!
Click here for more NDP related deals at Emporium Shokuhin
- Pay 53% for Kagoshima Buffet (Usual price $99.90++)
– EXPERIENCES –
7. Wild Wild Wet – 53% off 4 adult passes
With 53% off 4 adult passes ($15.04/pax, UP $32), there’s no excuse not to relive our secondary school memories at Wild Wild Wet. All time fan favorites like the Ular-Lah tube slide and u-shaped Slide-Up still stand proudly in their place.
The last few years has also seen the introduction of more garang rides such as the Free Fall and Torpedo – which features a near vertical drop to thrill our inner adrenaline junkie.
Check out our visit to Wild Wild Wet!
- 53% off 4 adult passes Wild Wild Wet
8. Shaw Theaters – 1-for-1 movie tickets
Image credit: Bargain Queen
If you’re a proud Singaporean male who’s served, it’s time to drag your friends to watch the latest blockbusters like The Darkest Minds or Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. You’d be pleased to hear that Safra members get 1-for-1 movie tickets at Shaw Theaters on National Day. It’s limited to the first 500 redemptions tho, so you’d better cepat jalan!
- Pay $12.50 for a ticket and get the second ticket FREE
9. Singapore Zoo – 50% off admission tickets
Spend some quality family time at the Singapore Zoo. Safra members get 50% off both Adult and Child admission tickets – that’s $17.50 and $11.50 respectively after discount!
Have breakfast at Orangutan Island, feed the giraffes at the Wild Africa exhibit or explore the Fragile Forest where you get to mingle with the cute free ranging critters in the biodome. Check out our guide here!
- 50% off Singapore Zoo admission tickets
10. Pororo Park Singapore – 53% off admission
Image adapted from Saruka Haruka
For the daddies and mummies with kids, Pororo Park is the place for family-friendly outings. Child admission tickets on 4 August are going at just $14+! All you have to do is spend $50 at any F&B outlet in Marina Square.
Image credit: MadPsychMum
The indoor playground features a ball pit, colouring tables, a choo-choo train ride, and a colourful jungle gym – great for hyperactive kids who run on energizer batteries.
- 53% off admission tickets (after 6pm) on NDP Preview night on the 4th of August
- Minimum $50 spend at any F&B outlet in Marina Square
11. iFly – 33% off indoor skydiving package
Image credit: The Smart Local
Thanks to iFly Sentosa, we’re one step closer to living out our dreams of becoming a member of the SAF Red Lions parachute team. iFly is offering a special iFly Teaser Package at $59 on their indoor skydiving experience, 33% off the usual price of $89.
- 33% off iFly Wind Tunnel experience
12. GuavaPass – Free classes and 1 month free subscription
If you’re looking for a way to burn off those extra calories after all that eating and celebrating on National Day, GuavaPass is here to save the day. In celebration of their 3rd birthday, they’re bringing free workout classes to the general public for the month of August.
With GuavaPass, members get access to more than 150 premium fitness studios and gyms islandwide. From intense cardio workouts to yoga and rhythmic cycling classes, there’s something for everyone. Several hotel gyms are also included on the list, sporting the likes of pools and sauna facilities available for use.
Sign up now and receive the first month free with every subscription to their 6-month Unlimited Plan at $169/monthly (maximum 3 visits per studio per month).
- First month free with 6-month Unlimited subscription plan (expiring 13 Sept 2018)
13. Swissotel – Rooms with fireworks view
If you’re planning a longer weekend R&R staycation or looking to catch the fireworks display up close: the Swissotel at The Stamford is offering special room packages at $488++ for the NDP Preview.
Premier Harbour Room
Image credit: Swissotel
The newly renovated Premier Harbour Room and Swiss Harbour View Room boasts spectacular views of the floating barrage platform and the fireworks display happening every weekend till National Day. All packages comes with 2 passes to their extensive intercontinental breakfast buffet spread.
Go big with the National Day Package on August 9 itself, with prices start from $888++.
- Room with views of the firework showcase (Premier Harbour Room/ Swiss Harbour View Room) + breakfast for 2
- National Day preview package from $488++
- National Day package from $888++
– SHOPPING –
14. Herschel – 53% off their flagship backpack designs
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For hipsters looking for a quick wardrobe refresh, you’ll be happy to hear that Herschel Supply Co. is having 53% off their flagship American backpack design – $79.43 after discount (usual price $169). Designs like the Dawson, Lawson and Heritage bags are going at 53% off.
- 53% off Amer/ Lil Amer/ Dawson/ Lawson/ Heritage Bag
15. Crabtree & Evelyn – $50 vouchers with every $53 purchase
For DBS/ POSB card holders, treat yourself this National Day with the aromatic fragrances and tea biscuits from Crabtree & Evelyn. Every $53 spent gets you $50 vouchers in return.
Image adapted from Crabtree & Evelyn
Check out the recently launched Gardener’s range of products, consisting of hand creams ($33) and soaps (from $13) that have calming herb inspired scents.
Put on some calming music and take up the pampering an extra notch with their fine selection of teatime biscuits and tea bags, with the shortbread fingers being a must try. All of which comes in pretty little packages, which makes a great gift idea as well. Check out their range here.
- $50 vouchers with every $53 purchase at Crabtree & Evelyn
Note:For DBS/ POSB cardmembers
Valid till:30 Aug 2018
Address:#B1-36/36A Takashimaya Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Rd, Singapore 23887
16. The North Face – 2 hypebeast-esque shirts for $53
The North Face has made waves among hypebeasts with their recent collabs with Supreme and Timberland. Now you too can show your national pride and make Kallang Waves with the exclusive Singapore GPS Tee.
Image adapted from The North Face Singapore
The t-shirt has Singapore’s GPS coordinates plastered on the front of the shirt, making it easy to find your way home if you ever get lost ;P – cop a pair at $53 just to be extra safe (UP $56 each).
- 2 for $53 – Exclusive Singapore GPS tee
More details here
Note:Only at Marina Square branch
Valid till:12 Aug 2018
Address:#02-171 Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
17. Zalora – 20% off $120 purchases
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The local online fashion mecca Zalora has done it again, introducing their most recent deal: 20% off purchases over $120. I’ve whipped out my trusty calculator and this translates to savings from $24 onwards. All the more reason to get that pair of Aldo heels you’ve been eyeing for months now.
- 20% off $120 purchases for all users
Celebrate Singapore’s birthday with these bargains
We can’t wait to snatch up the bargains this SG53 has brought us and look forward to years of deals to come. Maybe in 47 years, we’ll get that ever elusive 100% off #AGirlCanDream 😉
But beyond our national pastime of scouting out good deals, there’s also an annual routine that’s close to our hearts: the National Day Parade. Whether we’re live at the parade, or watching it unfold proudly at home, one thing’s for sure – it gives us all the feels.
So let us wear our red and white with pride when we recite the pledge and sing the National Anthem as a nation during this NDP 2018. With the island-wide celebrations leading up to this moment, all we can say is, have a wonderful 53th Birthday Singapore.
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