If you’re spending the majority of your time tethered to the confines of your room and are longing to shake things up, a fun picnic outdoors with loved ones could be just what you need. Or if staying in is the new going out for you, bring the picnic indoors!
For those on the search for the perfect picnic essentials, there’s no time like now to get shopping because it’s the start of November and that means one thing – the 11.11 Singles’ Day sales are looming.
Ahead, we’ve rounded up fabulous picnic buys from Taobao and Tmall to snap up, but first, check out all the hot deals to catch during parent company Alibaba’s annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival held on Nov 11.
This year, Alibaba has expanded on its offerings with an extended shopping window as well as over 250,000 participating brands. You’ll get to shop over two million new products on Tmall during 11.11, and it isn’t just physical products; Alibaba’s other digital platforms such as Alipay, food delivery service company Ele.me, travel platform Fliggy, and ticketing platforms Taopiaopiao and Damai are jumping on the bandwagon, so consumers can snag offers on services and experiences such as dining, beauty treatments, travel, entertainment and home services.
Add To Cart With The Kick-off Sale
Can’t wait for 11.11? There are already pre-sales going on, with the first having started on Nov 1. From now till Nov 11, catch even more bargains from more merchants including new brands as well as smaller businesses.
Watch For These Main Promos
Preview deals from now till Nov 10, and check out on 11.11 itself. You’ll specially want to watch out for the Taobao Livestream, which will feature popular Singapore Youtubers such as Royce Lee and Erica Qiu. Jump in on the Taobao app on Nov 10 and 11 at 8pm for a promo code for RMB100 off, a home tour, cooking show as well as an unboxing of its Taobao Free Shipping orders!
You’ll also want to tune in to its Tmall 11.11 Gala, a star-studded affair that’s happening on Singtel TV’s e-Le channel CH501 on Nov 10, from 7.30pm till late. Have your mobile phone with the Taobao app on the ready, because a QR code will be flashed during the show for a chance to snatch a hongbao worth RMB111!
Below is a round-up of the main deals that’ll be in place during the shopping festival. View the full list of promos and details, here.
- RMB111 Hongbao Frenzy
- Cainiao shipping hongbaos
- Cross shop discounts
- Taobao Livestream
- Free international shipping with a minimum spend of RMB299.
- Free delivery from Taobao SG Mart’s local sellers
- Special deals from offline partners
- Tmall 11.11 Gala
- Spot promo codes on Taobao’s app, during the livestream and its social media platforms
Can’t wait to add to cart? Click through to browse some of our picnic picks.