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These are the best deals to nab for the first quarter of the year

From resort staycay to reunion buffet dinner, these are the best discounts in January, February and March that you'll definitely not want to miss out on
 

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If there is one thing all Singaporeans love, it is a good discount. We’ve searched high and low for the best offers so you’d get only the best value in everything you do. Although year-end sales were massive, the start of a new year welcomes new promos and offerings you can’t miss. Three cheers to shopping and saving at the same time.

 

January

1. 30 per cent off 3D2N stay at D’Resort @ Downtown East

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Need a staycation to wind down and relax after all that crazy festive merry-making? Grab your kids and enjoy some quiet-time away from everyone at Downtown East’s D’Resort, which is offering 30 per cent off when you book a minimum of two nights. Applicable for stays from Jan 1 to March 31, with the exclusion of Chinese New Year (Feb 5 and 6) and blackout dates.

Duration of discount: Now till Jan 15. Hotel stay duration must be before March 31.

Promotion code: DR2019

 

2. Save up to $20 off your grocery bill at RedMart x DBS

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Shopping for your essentials just got more fun. Exclusive to DBS or POSB cardmembers, get up to $20 off your next grocery bill when you pay with your DBS or POSB card and quote the special promo code.

Duration: Now till Jan 31

Promotion code: 20DBS ($20 off $100 for new customers, limited to one redemption), DBS10 ($10 off $120 for existing customers, up to three redemption) and RMDBS50 ($5 off $50 as part of DBS’ 50th anniversary, limited to one redemption)

 

3. 50 per cent off second mains at The Lokal

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Looking for a place to indulge in a good meal with your friends or partner? Head over to Australian restaurant The Lokal during your lunch breaks or dinner dates, where they will be offering 50 per cent off every second main purchased. Tuck into hearty dishes such as Chicken Parmigiana (available during lunch) or Slipper Lobster Linguine (available during dinner). Promotion is limited to a maximum of six diners per reservation, and is only valid from Mondays to Fridays (excluding public holidays, eve of public holiday and special in-house events).

Duration: Now till Jan 31

Promotion code: Nil

 

4. 10 per cent off hotel bookings with Expedia using OCBC

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Making plans for an early vacation? Don’t pay the full price for accommodation. You can enjoy 10 per cent off hotel bookings (with a minimum of two nights stay) when you make your reservation with Expedia. Payment must be made with an OCBC debit or credit card in order to enjoy the savings.

Duration: Now till Jan 31. Travel duration must be before April 30.

Promotion code: OCBC10HOL

 

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5. 10 per cent off Reunion Buffet Dinner at York Hotel’s White Rose Café

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Reunion dinners are known to be pricey. But at White Rose Café at York Hotel (21 Mount Elizabeth, Singapore 228516), DBS/POSB, UOB and HSBC cardholders can enjoy 10 per cent off (usual price $62++ for one adult and $30++ for one child) their Reunion Buffet Dinner. Not only that, you will also receive a complimentary parking coupon for the eve of Chinese New Year. Full payment has to be done by Jan 21.

Duration: Now till Jan 21.

Promotion code: Nil

 

February

6. 10 per cent discount at Wildlife Reserves Singapore

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If your little ones love animals and nature, bring them to the parks of Wildlife Reserves Singapore this February, where you’ll get to enjoy a 10 per cent discount when you sign up as a new member under their Individual and Family Friends of Wildlife membership programme. This privilege will entitle you unlimited access to their parks (i.e. Night Safari, River Safari, Singapore Zoo and Jurong Bird Park) for a year, so you’re never short of entertainment options for the kids.

Duration: Feb 5 till Feb 19

Promotion code: Nil

 

7. 10 per cent off at Love Bonito for Citibank card holders

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Shopping for a new work outfit? Head to Love Bonito, where you’d be able to save while snagging some of their stylish work wear. Exclusive to Citibank card holders, you’ll be able to enjoy a 10 per cent discount, whether you are a new or existing customer. Cheers to more clothes for the new year! 

Duration: Now till Feb 28

Promotion code: CITI10NEWXXXXXX (for new customers, 10 per cent off with no minimum spending) and CITI10LBXXXXXX (for existing customers, 10 per cent off with a minimum spending of $85), where the XXXXXX refers to the first six digits of your Citi card number.

 

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8. 40 per cent off second chemical service at Jean Yip

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Thinking of a new hairdo? Head to Jean Yip for some pampering, where you get to enjoy 40 per cent off their chemical services, which includes hair colouring, highlighting, rebonding and perming, if you’re a DBS card holder. Redemption is valid for one-time only, and it is only applicable for basic hair colours.

Duration: Feb 25 till Feb 28

Promotion code: Nil

 

March

9. 15 per cent off tickets to Disney On Ice: Mickey’s Super Celebration

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Parents, listen up. For Maybank cardholders and Singtel customers, bring your kids and catch Disney On Ice: Mickey’s Super Celebration at a 15 per cent discount when you purchase a seat at Cat 1 and Cat 2 (original ticket prices are $65 and $45 respectively). Your toddlers will definitely enjoy a spectacular performance with iconic Disney characters, Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy, as well as Moana and Frozen’s Anna and Elsa live on ice.

Duration: Now till March 10

Promotion code: Nil

 

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