Happy birthday to me~ Since I’m all alone this year (family’s on their yearly sabbatical; BF on his yearly 24/7 work engagements), I thought I’ll do a
lonesome solo blog post to celebrate myself. What’s better than shiny, sparkly gems, pizza, and pink?
FREEBIES. AND BENEFITS. Other than Tuppy that is. Onwards to all the free/discounted exploits for the birthday girl during her birthday month in Singapore!
HAVE YOUR CAKE & EAT IT.. FOR FREE (WITH PAYING GUEST)
Carousel Buffet Restaurant @ Royal Plaza on Scotts: Complimentary slice of cake of your choice from the regular menu when you visit on your birthday.
Pete’s Place @ Grand Hyatt: Celebrates your birthday with a complimentary slice of cake when you visit on the actual day.
Morganfield’s @ Suntec City: Morganfield’s offers up a celebratory slice of cake from their menu as a sweet post-meal treat.
Jack’s Place: Your birthday present from Jack’s Place is a slice of cake from the menu.
Lawry’s Prime Rib @ Mandarin Gallery: You enjoy a complimentary slice of their delectable cake when you visit on your birthday.
J65 @ Hotel Jen Tanglin: Make sure to let the staff know about birthday upon making your reservation and the chef will prepare a complimentary slice of Tiramisu especially for you.
Starbucks: Starbucks Card members with enough accumulated “Stars” can redeem a complimentary slice of cake and get a complimentary beverage upgrade during their birthday month.
OTHER FREE FOOD (LOBSTER, ANYONE?)
The Boiler @ Novelty Bizcentre: Flash your identification card when you visit on your birthday and receive a Boston Lobster with the purchase of a Bomdiggity Bag.
Marché Mövenpick 313 @ Somerset: Marché will gift you with a Marché card with S$20 credit and it is free for you to spend on your next visit, provided that the bill for your table amounts to at least S$120.
d’Good Cafe @ Holland Avenue: To make for an unforgettable birthday experience, the cafe would surprise you with a 3-litre jumbo frappe, ensuring that you would be filled with the happiness and joy you rightfully deserve on your special day.
Fun Things To Do (Free & Discounted)
FURRY FRIENDS – FREE (With paying guest)
Get free entry to the Singapore Zoo, Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari and River Safari (when accompanied by a paying guest) on your birthday, or up to a week before or after it.
What’s more, you’ll get 10% off F&B and retail purchases within the park when you flash your admission tickets. Check the Wildlife Reserves Singapore website for details.
Pamper – discounted
If you believe in maxing your relaxing on your birthday, head to the Shangi-La Hotel during your birthday month. Lay down and enjoy a 75-minute custom massage at CHI, The Spa followed a three-tier afternoon tea at Lobby Court for S$210 all-in — which represents savings over enjoying the two items separately.
Enjoy A Raft Of Birthday Treats At RWS – free & discounted
From a free lunch (with one paying guest) to free passes to Universal Studios Singapore, S.E.A. Aquarium and Adventure Cove Waterpark, Resorts World Sentosa offers its RWS Invites members a variety of fun ways to celebrate their birthday. Terms and conditions apply, and the birthday perks depend on the type of membership. For details, visit the RWS Invites website.
Holiday At A Super-Fair Price
NTUC members get an extra 7% off hotels booked through travel portal Agoda for bookings made on the 1st to 15th of the member’s birthday month.
You’ll need to complete your stay by 31 March 2018 though, and do note that your booking cannot be changed. See NTUC’s promo page for full details.
Get A Free Gigabyte Of Mobile Data
If you’re a Singtel mobile subscriber, you get a free additional 1GB of data during your birthday month. But that’s not all – you can also download a variety of vouchers to get discounts and freebies on anything from ice cream snacks to buffet spreads and even hotel stays.
Membership points extravaganza
Earn Double Points At Topshop, Dorothy Perkins, BCBGMAXAZRIA
Earn twice the usual redemption points on your Wing Tai Retail WT+ account on your birthday. What are the advantages of this, you ask? Well, spending S$300 at participating outlets upgrades your membership tier, which then allows you to redeem dollar discounts down the line.
Earn Triple At IKEA
If you like your furniture to be affordable and Scandinavian-inspired, then this birthday deal is for you. Permanent IKEA FAMILY members earn 3x Bonus Points on the first home furnishing purchase made during your birthday month.
Saving the best for the last.. beauty freebies!
Sephora (free for black & gold only)
White and Black Beauty Pass holders get a $10 online birthday month reward, while Gold Beauty Pass holders are entitled to $25 off their online purchases. On top of that, Black and Gold Beauty Pass holders are treated to a specially curated birthday gift.
All members receive 2x bonus points on one purchase during their birthday month and enjoy a complimentary Benefit Brow service (in-stores only).
PS: I’ve collected mine and the colours are gorgeous!
Shu Uemura (free for paid membership)
Members are entitled to a $10 gift voucher to be used for any purchase during their birthday month.
Innisfree (free for premium & vip only)
If you’re an Innisfree Premium or VIP member, show your email notification to the staff member and you’ll get a free birthday kit. This year’s kit is made up of a delightful set of four travel-sized products—the no-sebum powder, orchid enriched cream, green tea seed serum and super volcanic pore clay mask.
Etude House (free with minimum purchase membership)
All members get 20% off products storewide (with the exception of promotional items) and enjoy 2X the points on their first purchase of the month. They’ll also be invited to attend a complimentary beauty/nail class.
Clinique (free WITH MINIMUM PURCHASE)
Members who spend above $300 a year receive a complimentary birthday gift. They also get to indulge in a 40-minute makeover service for themselves and a friend during their birthday month (upon appointment basis).
Bobbi Brown (free!!)
Members receive a birthday gift (it varies according to the season but we heard it’s a deluxe sample of their cleansing oil for now) and enjoy 2X the points on their first purchase of the month. Points can then be used to exchange for selected products and services in stores.