Not yet acquainted with shopping on Taobao? Well, they’re placing a stronger emphasis on local offerings and services this 9.9, which include more products from local sellers, deals for free international shipping and delivery for Singapore shoppers, and livestreams dedicated to consumers here.
Head on over to the dedicated landing page for Singapore on the Taobao app, where you’ll get to browse selected items with free international shipping, with a minimum spend of RMB299 (approx. $60) – just one of the exciting range of local offerings this 9.9. Shop this channel from Sep 9 to Oct 20, and you stand to win a cashback voucher for its upcoming 11.11 sales.
You’ll also get to enjoy free local delivery and other exciting deals on food products from local sellers from the Taobao Mart section on the Singapore homepage.
With an ever-growing lineup of local sellers, Taobao has also launched livestreams to give Singapore shoppers (that’s you), a more dynamic and interactive shopping experience. Tune in to engage with local sellers, and find out more about their enticing offers.
Below, check out some of the juicy deals and happenings to catch:
Swipe deals with the Taobao Official Shipping Mega Promo
With the Taobao Official Shipping Mega Promo, you’ll get to snatch a shipping hongbao worth RMB230 (approx $46) to offset the shipping cost of your first 0.5cbm of goods using Official Sea Shipping or RMB22 (approx $4.40) hongbaos to offset the shipping cost of the first kg of your purchase.
*Limited quantities available, and applicable to Taobao’s official shipping to Singapore addresses only.
More hongbaos up for grabs
Try your luck in snatching a hongbao worth up to RMB99 (approx $19.70) at 12am and 12pm, from Sep 9-11.
*Limited quantities only. Discount stackable with cross shop discount, shop vouchers & promo code.
Drop by the Kinohimitsu x Taobao pop-up store at Suntec City
Fans of Kinohimitsu’s all-natural beauty, health and wellness offerings will want to make their way to the Kinohimitsu x Taobao pop-up store at Suntec City (#01-K4 West Wing), which opens Sep 9, a first-ever collaboration between the two to celebrate 9.9.
Exclusively at the pop-up store, Taobao users can redeem a RMB25 (approx $4.99) shopping voucher, and the first 500 customers who spend RMB599 (approx $119.45) and above will receive a free facial mist spray.
Can’t make it? From Sep 9-11, Kinohimitsu will also offer storewide discounts of up to 60 per cent off, as well as 50 per cent off exclusive Kinohimitsu Collagen Diamond bundles, both online and in its physical stores.
Get promo codes during an in-app livestream
From Sep 9-10, check into the Taobao app for a livestream at 9pm for a 20 per cent off promo code, exclusive free shipping deals and discounts from Singapore sellers. You’ll even get tips from the host on how to maximise your savings during the Taobao 99 Mega Sale!
Payment promotions from Sep 9-11
Plus, use these credit cards to pay for your purchases and be rewarded with these promotions. You can also collect a waiver voucher, which gets you the 3 per cent service fee waived from Sep 9-11 when you pay with a local debit or credit card.
*Limited quantities only. Discount stackable with shop vouchers & promo code.
Get $12 off with a minimum spend of $100, first 500 daily
Standard Chartered Credit Cards
Get $12 off with a minimum spend of $100, first 300 daily
UOB Debit or Credit Cards
Get $9 off with a minimum spend of $90, first 200 daily
DBS Debit or Credit Cards
Get $6 off with a minimum spend of $100, first 200 daily
For more information on all the deals, head to the official Taobao 99 Mega Sale page or visit its social media pages (Facebook: @sea.taobao and Instagram: @taobao.official)
A Taobao special, created by The Singapore Women’s Weekly.