December usually means one thing – the holiday season is upon us! As we count down to the end of the year and the start of fresh beginnings, why not reward yourself for all the hard work this year?
Taobao is having their annual 12.12 sales, so there’s no better time than now to indulge yourself and get yourself something. Taobao will be having their warm-up sales from now until December 12, so get acquainted with all their awesome deals and promotions before the day and get ready to check out on the 12th!
Self-care also means getting the most bang for your buck, so follow our tips on how to make the deals work for you.
Score these sweet deals and discounts during the warm-up sales and on 12 December itself!
Now to 12 December
- Collect Tmall Shopping Coupons
Load up your cart beforehand and collect Tmall shopping coupons (天猫购物津贴) that will give you RMB30 (about S$5.80) off every RMB300 (about S$579) spent.
- Snatch hongbaos released at 12am and 12pm
Set your alarm for midnight and noon: Hongbaos will be released at these times each day, with RMB20 worth of shipping hongbaos at 12pm to offset costs for official direct air shipping methods.
- Pop by the Taobao Store by Virmall at Funan for offline sales
The store – the first of its kind by Taobao in Southeast Asia – will be having up to 40 per cent off selected products!
- Follow for a giveaway!
Stand to win a Little Bear BBQ Machine simply by following the official Taobao Facebook page @sea.taobao and participating in their giveaway activity!
On 12 December
- Stackable Tmall shopping coupons
Put your collected Tmall shopping coupons (天猫购物津贴) to work and apply them upon checkout to enjoy RMB30 off every RMB300 spent with no cap on participating products, stackable with hongbaos, shop vouchers and other promo codes.
- Get discounts with selected Taobao merchants
Enjoy RMB20 off every RMB200 spent on purchases with participating Taobao merchants.
- Snag $8 off with local credit cards
Get S$8 off when you pay via any Singapore credit card with a minimum of S$80 spend. UOB and DBS cardholders can enjoy additional discounts from 9am onwards, while Maybank cardholders can enjoy theirs from 00:12 onwards.
- New user alert!
All new users get to enjoy RMB20 off with a minimum spend of RMB21, applicable to your first order via the Taobao app and to a Singapore address. Simply enter promo code ‘SGP20’!
As you count down the days until you get some much-deserved me-time, here are eight self-care items you can consider buying for yourself! Cute, friendly, and affordable, these products show that self-care can simply mean a small gift from you to you, because you deserve it.