Deals and promotions are valid as of 28 August 2016. 

Feeling anxious about the passage of time as your birthday looms? Don’t fret — getting older is synonymous with getting smarter, so wise up to these birthday deals in Singapore to sweeten your anniversary! See, turning (insert age) isn’t so bad after all.

1. Hang Out With Animals — For Free

What more life-affirming way is there to spend your big day than amidst the majesty of nature? Get free entry to the Singapore Zoo, Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari and River Safari (when accompanied by a paying guest) on your birthday, or up to a week before or after it. Check the Wildlife Reserves Singapore website for details.

2. Earn Double Points At Topshop, Dorothy Perkins, BCBGMAXAZRIA

Earn twice the usual redemption points on your Wing Tai Retail WT+ account on your birthday. What are the advantages of this, you ask? Well, spending S$300 at participating outlets upgrades your membership tier, which then allows you to redeem dollar discounts down the line. So if you’re a regular at any of these labels, yay!

3. The World Is Your (Free) Lobster

Yes, that’s right — get a free lobster worth S$75++ at The Boiler Louisiana Seafood & Beer restaurant during your birthday month. The dinnertime-only promo, which runs till the very end of 2016, requires that you order a Bombdiggity Bag and that a minimum of two diners. Check with The Boiler for details.

4. Hoorah, Sephora!

It’s your birthday and you get to enjoy great discounts on your favourite beauty products at your favourite beauty store? Well, happy birthday to you! If you’re a Sephora Beauty Pass member, earn double the usual bonus points during your birthday month. You also get S$10 off your total purchase with a certain minimum spend, as well as an S+ Birthday Gift, depending on your Beauty Pass membership scheme (either Black or White).

5. Get A Free Gigabyte Of Mobile Data

If you’re a Singtel mobile subscriber, you get a free additional 1GB of data during your birthday month. Check out their rewards page for details, terms and conditions.

6. Treat Yourself To A Massage And Afternoon Tea At The Shangri-La

If you believe in maxing your relaxing on your birthday, head to the Shangi-La Hotel during your birthday month. Lay down and enjoy a 75-minute custom massage at CHI, The Spa followed a three-tier afternoon tea at Lobby Court for S$180 all-in — which represents savings over enjoying the two items separately.

7. Free Cake And Upsized Coffee At Starbucks

Long-time fans of Starbucks will probably know this birthday treat well: Starbucks card members with enough accumulated “Stars” can redeem a complimentary slice of cake and get a complimentary beverage upgrade during their birthday month. Cheers!

8. Earn Triple At IKEA

If you like your furniture to be affordable and Scandinavian-inspired, then this birthday deal is for you. Permanent IKEA FAMILY members earn 3x Bonus Points on the first home furnishing purchase made during your birthday month. Home sweet home, baby.

9. Holiday At A Super-Fair Price

NTUC members get an extra seven percent off hotels booked through travel portal Agoda for bookings made on the 1st to 15th of the member’s birthday month. See NTUC’s promo page for details.

10. Enjoy A Raft Of Birthday Treats At RWS

From a free lunch (with one paying guest) to free passes to Universal Studios Singapore, S.E.A. Aquarium and Adventure Cove Waterpark, Resorts World Sentosa offers its RWS Invites members a variety of fun ways to celebrate their birthday. Terms and conditions apply, and the birthday perks depend on the type of membership. For details, visit the RWS Invites website.

Oh, now you can’t wait for your big 3-0!

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