Abalone, or bao yu, is served during Chinese New Year as an “assurance of surplus” for the year ahead. But it’s hard to imagine there being much surplus when you spend an arm and a leg for this succulent delicacy.
So we did the hard work for you by fishing out the best abalone deals in Singapore for Chinese New Year 2016. Get your favourite credit cards ready and snap up these deals while you can!

Eu Yan Sang Imperial Abalone promo

Create a mouthwatering meal with premium wild abalone harvested fresh from their natural environment. Eu Yan Sang is offering a sweet deal on their best-selling Eu Yan Sang Imperial Abalone from New Zealand.
Get 3 cans of abalone for only S$188, down from the regular price of S$118 per can. Besides this crazy discount, you also get a free gift with your purchase. It’s quite an amazing steal!
When: Jan 1-13
Where: All Eu Yan Sang stores

Hosen Group Warehouse Sale
Usher in the new year with the Hosen Group Warehouse Sale from Jan 8-Feb 4. Score fantastic deals on Fortune abalone, as well as Pacific Clam, longan, and other frozen seafood. Drop by their Pandan Loop warehouse on weekdays 9am-6pm, and weekends, 8am-6pm.
When: Jan 8-Feb 4
Where: 267 Pandan Loop, Singapore 128439

Golden Chef abalone offers at FairPrice

FairPrice is bringing out some auspicious delights with Golden Chef abalone gift sets, and discounts on all Golden Chef abalone. Choose among the following: – See more at: http://www.soshiok.com/content/6-amazing-abalone-deals-chinese-new-year-2016#sthash.PN0cXjiD.dpufFairPrice is bringing out some auspicious delights with Golden Chef abalone gift sets, and discounts on all Golden Chef abalone. Choose among the following: 

Get an additional five per cent off when you charge your purchase to your OCBC credit card!
When: Jan 8-14
Where: All FairPrice supermarkets

Abalone deals at Giant
UOB cardholders get special gifts from Giant this Chinese New Year. Spend $88 on canned abalone to get a free 20cm Stainless Steel Casserole Pot worth $29.90. Passion cardholders get an additional Rice Bucket with Measuring Cup worth $10.
Additionally, get up to $18 Giant voucher with a minimum spend of $200 in a single receipt, and 2X vouchers with the UOB Delight Card. Valid until supplies last.
When: Jan 1-14 2016
Where: All Giant supermarkets

Cold Storage New Moon abalone promo

Grab selected New Moon abalone products at Cold Storage and get free Ferrero Rocher T24 chocolates or a WMF Casserole dish with your purchase. This offer is good for 3 days only! 

When: Jan 8-10
Where: All Cold Storage supermarkets

Abalone Deals with Caltex
No, Caltex isn’t suddenly selling canned abalone. But if you use your OCBC credit card or debit card to fuel up, you get to enjoy the following New Moon abalone offers:
– Spend at least $40 gross on fuel and get $4 off every New Moon Abalone can or set
– Get $4 every 2 New Moon Abalone cans or sets without fuel spend
– You can also enjoy a 1-for-1 deal for New Moon South Africa Braised Abalone, which is typically priced at $50 per can. Limited to first 1,200 cans only. Visit any Caltex station for more details.
When: Now until Feb 26
Where: All Caltex stations

*This article was first published in SingSaver.com.sg