Circuit breaker measures are easing, which means some of us are heading back to the office while others continue working from home. To keep your spirits up, surrounding your work environment with the right snacks and desk accessories can motivate you throughout the day, and what better way to start than with Taobao’s 6.18 Great Singapore Sale?
Many GSS events have been canned this year in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, which is why we’re so glad the Taobao’s mid-year sales are all held online, making it extra convenient for Singaporeans to indulge in our favourite pastime – shopping! – right from the comfort of home.
Their expansive catalogue not only features products from China, but now also includes merchandise from local brands and merchants (such as Kunhai and New Moon). That means you now have the option to select goods that come with faster deliveries.
Get acquainted with these sweet deals and discounts from Taobao’s 6.18 mid-year sale!
Kick-Off Sale: Now – June 3
- Midnight Hongbaos
At the stroke of midnight, collect red packets of RMB18 (S$3.60) from June 1 – 3 (checkout). Don’t forget to load your shopping cart first!
- Shipping Hongbaos
If you missed the midnight hongbaos, fret not! At noon daily from now – June 3, stand a chance to snatch a shipping hongbao worth RMB22 (approx S$4.40).
* Limited quantities available. Discount stackable with shop vouchers and promo code.
- Free International Shipping
With a minimum spend of RMB299 (approx S$59.30), get items from multiple categories delivered for free! Choose from home entertainment, fitness equipment, tech gadgets, fashion, and more.
- Deep Discounts
Enjoy massive savings with Taobao’s exclusive deals with local Singapore sellers. Collect shop coupons that offer discounts up to 50% off. Plus, enjoy fast delivery as your orders are shipped from local warehouses.
Finale Sale: June 13 – 20
- Midnight Hongbaos
At the stroke of midnight, collect red packets of RMB68 (approx S$13.50) from June 13 – 15 (preview deals), and red packets of RMB18 (approx S$3.60) from June 16 – 20 (checkout).
- Daily Prizes
Buy an Alipay Purchase Card from AXS and stand a chance to win an Alipay Purchase Card worth RMB500 (approx S$99.20). The more you buy, the more chances you get!
- Credit Card Offers
From June 16 – 20, use your DBS or UOB debit or credit card and your Standard Chartered credit card to generate even more savings with minimum spend. Limited number of redemptions per day.
- 3% Credit Card Service Fee Waiver
From June 13 – 20, collect Credit Card Service Fee Wavier Coupons to save on your credit card service fee when you shop from June 16 – 20.
As working from home becomes the new normal, being able to enjoy your favourite snacks is part of the survival kit – and Taobao is here to deliver. With new foods constantly added to their menu, here are eight desk and snack essentials by Singapore sellers to help keep you sane (and satisfied!):
A Taobao special, created by The Singapore Women's Weekly