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10 Best September Holiday Deals – 81% Off Staycation, 1-For-1 Madame Tussauds & 35% Off NERF Action Xperience

September holiday deals

Recent months may have turned our sense of work-life or school-life balance upside down. Was there even a June holiday? Where did that go?

But the good news is that the September holiday (5th-13th September 2020) have arrived – a first semblance of an actual term break in a while. For young families and students, here are some of the best September holiday deals to fill up the week with some extra fun while saving money: 

1. Free custard buns for students at Tim Ho Wan

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Most of us have dined at the Michelin-starred cha chaan teng Tim Ho Wan. You might have noticed that they have almost everything you’d anticipate at a dim sum restaurant – except for those delectable, oozing, IG-worthy custard buns

That’s about to change, with the restaurant chain kicking off the school holidays with a complimentary 3-piece custard bun dish for students. Steamed and fried versions are both available in this exclusive preview, limited to 100 buns per day per outlet – students just need to flash their student passes at any of their outlets to get it.

Promotion period: Until 13th September 2020

Tim Ho Wan’s website

2. 1-for-1 tickets at Madame Tussauds Singapore

Can’t meet Chris Evans IRL? No problem.

The chance of meeting our favourite celebrities in real life is one in a million, so head to Madame Tussauds instead, where you can snap a picture with uncanny wax-made replicas of your favourite celebs – an experience as close as it gets to the real deal. 

Originally ending in August, their ongoing 1-for-1 promotion listed in our Singapore Rediscovers article has recently been extended till 4th October 2020, covering this school holiday period!

Book your Madame Tussauds tickets here

Promotion period: Until 4th October 2020

P.S. While in the area, also check out these other Resorts World Sentosa deals.

3. Free meal for kids with every paying adult at OverEasy

“There’s no such thing as a free meal” doesn’t apply at OverEasy. 

The restaurant at One Fullerton looks like an American diner straight out of the 60s, complete with checkered floor tiles, vintage furniture and retro cinema signs near the counter. But stellar ambience aside, it’s offering yet another reason for young families to visit this period: with every adult main course ordered, kids under 12 get to dine for free

Complimentary dishes include fun-sized versions of their signatures like Momma’s Chicken & Waffles and The OverEasy Cheeseburger. View OverEasy’s menu here.

Alfresco seats also available with views of the Marina Bay
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Promotion period: 12PM-3PM, 8th-11th September 2020

Address: 1 Fullerton Road #01-06 One Fullerton, Singapore 049213
Opening hours: Tue – Sun 12PM-3PM & 5PM-10.30PM (Closed on Mon)
OverEasy’s website

4. Hai Chi Jia Bundles

For those who into HaiChiJia, there’s now a new flavour called golden suan la fen, which uses even more premium ingredients. And it is priced the same as the original flavour! Asia’s Best is the only place we’ve seen carrying it so far and you can go here to order your Golden suan la fen. They promise delivery of your order in just 2 days.

Asia’s Best also has special suan la fen promotions going at which lets you purchase a bundle of suan la fen at just $1.65 a cup.

5. Up to 35% off tickets at NERF Action Xperience (U.P. $54.50)

“If you’ve got any questions, just shoot”, is applicable to both school and the adrenaline-packed NERF Action Xperience. Go trigger-happy in the various battle zones of the indoor play arena as you launch soft NERF pellets at both “zombies” and friends alike.

Tickets on Klook are now available at up to 35% off for their Massive Ticket (U.P. $54.50), which grants players access to a 3-hour play session.

Get NERF Action Xperience tickets here

Promotion period: Until further notice

Address: Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard #01-208, Singapore 039594
Opening Hours: 10AM-10PM, Daily (last entry at 7.30PM)
Nerf Action Xperience’s website

6. Free Brown Sugar Deerioca Fresh Milk from The Alley (U.P. $5.30)

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For their deerest fans in the West side of Singapore, The Alley is opening a new outlet in Bukit Timah and to celebrate, they are giving away free cups of Brown Sugar Deerioca Fresh Milk Tea (U.P. $5.30). Be among the first 30 customers per day from now till 6th September to redeem the drink!

Find out more about this deal at The Alley.

Promotion period: Until 6th September 2020

Address: 19 Eng Kong Terrace Singapore 598991
Opening hours: 11AM-10PM, Daily
The Alley’s website

7. 1-for-1 bubble tea at Monga Fried Chicken

Image credit: Monga Fried Chicken

There’s an inner kid in all of us, regardless of whether we’re 13 or 30, and Monga Fried Chicken gives a nod to that with their new school holiday promotion. 

Everyone gets to redeem a 1-for-1 bubble tea, applicable to 2 of their menu items: matcha-based Green Dragon or oolong-based Black Dragon (U.P. $4.20 for both). Head down to their outlets at JEM, ION or Singpost Centre to get a sip, even if your student passes have long expired.

Promotion period: Until 13th September 2020

8. Up to 81% off an overseas-themed staycation

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The Capitol Kempinski Hotel

Wanderlust might be hitting exceptionally hard now, with school holidays once being associated with overseas vacations. But that doesn’t mean we’re missing out entirely. Get that break nevertheless, with a pseudo-holiday experience in one of Singapore’s overseas-inspired hotels. 

Think a “trip” to Europe, New York or Morocco. These hotels are now available for booking on Agoda at heavy discounts – a stay at the old school Hong Kong-themed Kam Leng Hotel, for example, is going for just $73/night (U.P. $273)!

Read our full article on overseas themed staycations deals to find out more. 

9. 20% off Milksha bubble tea for students

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Milksha needs no introduction, with its menu of creamy fresh milk beverages that quell our BBT cravings anytime. Students can now get 20% off the total bill at any Milksha outlets with a minimum purchase of 2 drinks. Simply flash a student pass or show up in your school uniform to redeem.

Find out more about this Milksha deal.

Promotion period: Until further notice

10. $9.90 Rib-Eye Steak delivery from Chimichanga (U.P. $25)

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When I’m in the mood for some meat, nothing quite satisfies as much as a juicy steak – and Chimichanga’s Carne Asada Rib-Eye Steak might be one to fix that. On 9th September, the 220G of flank steak is going at $9.90 (U.P. $25), complete with a side of tortilla chips and fresh guacamole for dipping.

Simply spend a minimum of $30 to unlock this deal, available exclusively for online deliveries. 

Order from Chimichanga here

Promotion period: 1PM-6PM, 9th September 2020 only

September holiday deals to redeem

Vacations may be out of the picture this September holiday, but we don’t always need to look outside of the country to have fun. Singapore is chock-full of things to do and deals to redeem, and these options will give you a welcome breather before the last quarter of the year.

Snag these promotions to make the most out of this break week. For more ideas to spice up your downtime, also check out:

Cover image adapted from: @claudiasfoodadventures, TheSmartLocal, Spread Awesome

Kezia Tan

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