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Guide to Taobao GSS – Free Shipping, Credit Card Promos & Showcase At Suntec

Taobao GSS deals


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Taobao is truly a godsend – it’s one of the only places where you can get Pinterest-worthy stationary for just around S$0.23 (1.10RMB), and add 37293 pieces of clothing into your cart without thinking twice. 

Just when you thought the things at Taobao couldn’t get any cheaper, well. Surprise. Read on to find out how you can strategically nab the best deals this GSS!


Get a sneak peak at pre-GSS showcases


There’s always some sort of risk when it comes to online shopping. The item you get might not look like the ones in the pics, and the quality might be worse than what you had expected. 

Well, that won’t be a cause for worry this time. Taobao Home is having a showcase at Suntec City from 15 June 2018 – 17 June 2018 where you get the opportunity to touch and feel selected home and living products from the Tmall Signature Store! 

Taobao Home decor

For instance, spruce up your room with some rose gold accents.

Image credit: @_.fashion_._love._

Oh, and first time Taobao users even get an additional free gift. Don’t say we never jio. 


Get FREE or discounted shipping


You gleefully add affordable things to your cart, only to feel cheated when you look at the final cost – darn, it’s the dratted shipping fees. But heads up, all items on showcase at Suntec City and Tmall Signature Store will be shipping to Singapore for FREE! 

Taobao free shipping

Me when I hear free shipping.

On top of that, shave off another 200RMB (S$41.67) on shipping when your shipping fees hit at least 200RMB (S$41.67) from 16 June 2018 – 20 June 2018 on Taobao. That shouldn’t be too hard, especially if you’re buying in bulk. 

This calls for an “eh, anyone wanna buy anything on Taobao? Can share shipping fee.” on all your Whatsapp groups.


Make the best of partner promotions


Customers of Maybank, UOB and Singtel, you’re in luck. Here’re some perks you can score.

Maybank: Be the first 700 cardmembers to spend S$80, and you’ll get S$15 cashback.

UOB: The first 500 cardmembers to spend S$200 get S$10 cashback.

Singtel: Visit Singtel My Account Portal to get a 20RMB (S$2.08) Taobao GSS voucher if you spend 200RMB.

Note: Promotion period runs from 16 June 2018 – 20 June 2018.


Look out for vouchers and coupons


Even if you don’t have any of the above credit cards, there’s still a slew of coupons and vouchers for you! Yes, the more the merrier

CNY isn’t the only time where you can get red packets. Hongbaos worth up to 50RMB (S$10.42) will be up for grabs on Taobao’s site from 15 – 17 June. They’ll be released at 10AM and 4PM daily, fastest fingers first! 

And from now till 20 June, visit the site at 10AM daily to get shop vouchers worth at least 100RMB ($20.83) and stock up on coupons from to offset the price of your purchases during the sale!


Easily do returns or setups


Taobao’s gonna make sure your whole shopping experience with them is seamless with their A+ post-purchase service. Items bought from the Tmall Signature Store and some selected merchants are eligible for returns, just in the case you made an impulse buy and decide you don’t actually need it. (But who can blame you when prices are that low.)

If even Ikea’s instructions manuals are too incomprehensible for you, Taobao’s got you covered. Handymans for selected furniture merchants will happily help you set up your furniture so you don’t have to struggle by yourself.


Perks for new Taobao users


From now till 20 June, as a welcome gift, newbies to Taobao can buy an item for as low as 1.1RMB (S$0.23) from Tmall Signature Store – and with free shipping to boot!


GSS online shopping deals


Tmall sales

Click in to the site now as sales are already ongoing, so catch them before 20th June!

To those of you who can’t stand spending hours in a mall going from shop to shop but can spend the whole day browsing online – I can relate. 

By shopping on Taobao this GSS, you save loads and loads from free/discounted shipping, partner discounts and insane price reductions! And of course, you save your transport cost to the mall. There’s no better time than now for a wardrobe/room revamp. 

Find out more about Taobao’s GSS deals here!

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