How To Get The Most Out Of The Great Singapore Sale

How To Get The Most Out Of The Great Singapore Sale

Brace yourselves, last-minute shoppers!

The Great Singapore Sale, also known as GSS, is one of the biggest events for bargain-hunting locals and tourists alike. And if you have not done your shopping yet, you still have time to stretch your dollar at the Great Singapore Sale 2017.

GSS is ending in less than two weeks’ time; August 13, 2017 to be exact. This is crunch week for all procrastinators. The days and hours to the ending of the great sale are counting down, leaving little time to finish your shopping.

Here are 4 tips to help get the best last-minute deal during the tail-end of the Great Singapore Sale 2017:

1. Plan ahead to avoid disappointment

Before you embark on your shopping spree, plan ahead with the GoSpree mobile app. This year, you can even enjoy eCoupons with the GoSpree app with better savings from 1-for-1 treats to additional discounts off sale items. Wherever you may be shopping, the app will send notifications to your smartphone alerting you of deals nearby.

According to Singapore Retailers Association (SRA) president R. Dhinakaran, more than 26,000 people have downloaded the app and about 200 brands have also come on board the GoSpree app.


Screenshot from gospree

2. Pay Orchard Road a visit for the best deals

If this is your first time on this great annual sale, there are a few things you need to know. Retailers usually offer discounts up to 70% off their original prices, and these discounts are on just about everything, from fashion to toys, spa treatments, hotel stays and dining deals.

If you’re still not sure where to begin, get over to ION Orchard, where you’ll find generous GSS 2017 discounts such as:

  • Levi’s – Up to S$140 off for two pairs


Hurry up! Get your wallet ready and head down to the Levi’s ION Orchard outlet. It’s time to replace those old threads away and buy a new one, because Levi’s is offering S$40 off on a pair of jeans. Not only that, when you buy the second pair for your loved ones, you’ll receive up to S$140 off for both pairs of jeans. There’s no indication of when the sale will end, but the Great Singapore Sales ends on August 13, 2017.

  • Timberland – Savings up to 50% for all shoes


Travel gear usually would burn a huge hole in our pocket, most people will wait for sale season to buy in their pair of travel footwear. This GSS 2017, you can enjoy major price slashes at Timberland with additional 15% off with minimum two items and 20% off with minimum three items!

If you want additional savings, shop with the HSBC Advance Visa Platinum card and get cash back of up to 3.5% on all purchases.

Additional savings
If you are driving to ION Orchard, you can fill up your petrol while enjoying up to 16% instant petrol discount at all Caltex and Shell stations
HSBC Advance Visa Platinum Card

HSBC Advance Visa Platinum Card

Up to 3.5% cash back on online, dining and entertainment bills

Choose from gifts worth up to S$260 OR cash back of up to S$160

3. Shop online to get great deals too

Shop Online

GSS highlights great deals and discounts that will make all of us pumped up with excitement. However, if the thought of travelling to Orchard Road and dealing with the crowd makes you die a little inside, you can still enjoy the GSS from the comfort of your home.

Lazada brings you the comfort of shopping for all your favourite products at attractive prices online. Hence, doing last-minute shopping this GSS is going to be super easy, saving you from store hopping and long lines.

First of all, the discounts are up to 90%! You don’t even need to step out of your house to enjoy it. There’s huge list of brands, including 3M, Samsung, Puma, Nestle, and many more! You can also take advantage of their flash deals, which happens every two hours.

On top of that, with Citibank Credit Card, you can enjoy S$6 off at Express Storefront. If you need your items to be delivered as soon as possible, simply log on to Lazada’s Express storefront for same-day delivery, as long as you make your purchase by 5pm. This offer is valid until December 31, 2017.

Additional savings for Citibank cardholders
Receive S$6 off with a minimum spend of S$60 with the code CITIEXP. Use this code together with your Citi Cash Back credit card at checkout to enjoy the offer

This is valid for the first 60 redemptions daily from 9am onwards. You can use any Citibank credit card to enjoy this offer, but we recommend checking out your basket with the Citi Cash Back Card to earn 0.25% cash back with no cap.

Citi Cash Back Card

Citi Cash Back Card

Enjoy up to 8% cash back on dining and groceries

Welcome Offer: Enjoy S$120 Cash Back

4. Robinsons discounts up to 70%


If you are tired of hopping from one place to another to get all your shopping done, consider shopping at a department store where you can get beauty products and fragrances, household items and even children products.

Plan a trip to Robinsons before the GSS 2017 ends to enjoy up to 70% off most regular-priced items. From now until July 17 at all of its three outlets, enjoy up to 30% off when you shop exquisite leather luxury bags on selected bags from Rebecca Minkoff. On top of that, free delivery and free returns in 30 days are given when you shop online at Robinsons.

Score unlimited cashback when you shop at Robinsons with Standard Chartered Unlimited Cashback Card. Cardholders can enjoy up to 1.5% cashback with no cashback cap and no minimum spend.

Standard Chartered Unlimited Cashback Card

Standard Chartered Unlimited Cashback Card

Unlimited cashback of up to 1.5% on all eligible spends

Apply now and receive up to $138 cashback

Are you ready to conquer the GSS and do your last-minute shopping? Strap on your walking shoes and get ready to shop before it ends!

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