The Best National Day Staycay And Buffet Perks In August

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The best credit card perks for a joyous national celebration.

 

Can you hear that? Yes, quite unmistakably, that is the sound of the National Day helicopter fly-past and fireworks. Rehearsals are well underway for August 9. Only one week away now, Singapore will turn 53 and our small but mighty nation will be celebrating over — you guessed it — makan while we watch the parade, and why not throw in a staycay with a panoramic view of the firework display? After all, we know many of you shrewd ones have taken Friday off to give yourself a nice, long weekend. In case some of you have been too busy to make plans, here’s a compilation of buffet treats and staycay deals to narrow down your search.

Happy birthday, Singapore!

The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore: Celebrate with Singapore Room Package

You can’t talk about rooms with a view without thinking about the Ritz-Carlton. Book a Grand Marina room to get the best view, and also because the hotel, as they do every year, is offering an irresistible deal on August 4 and 9 which includes a buffet breakfast for two at Colony. But you’d better act fast, because word has it that rooms are running out even faster.

Saving tip: Make some smart money moves by using a card like such as the HSBC Advance Credit Card to get up to 2.5% cashback on all spendings (a minimum monthly spend of S$2,000 applies).

Address: 7 Raffles Avenue Singapore 039799

Telephone: 6337 8888

Price: From S$640++ per night, valid for stays on 4 and 9 August 2018

 

Naumi Hotel Singapore: National Day on Cloud 9

If you are a fan of fireworks but not the crowds (which we admit, can get a bit much), Naumi Hotel’s Cloud 9 Infinity Pool and Bar offers an unobstructed view of the city’s skyline and fireworks. For S$98++ per person, you’ll get access to this private rooftop bar from 6pm to 8:30pm on National Day and enjoy a glass of welcome sparkling wine, unlimited wine, beers, soft drinks and four types of delicious canapes.

There isn’t a staycay promotion per se, but if you’re not quite ready to go home after the celebrations, book yourself and your family a two-night stay. We spied a 50% off second night deal, which includes daily breakfast and a S$100 shopping voucher.

Address: 41 Seah St, Singapore 188396

Telephone: 6403 6003

Credit card promotion: OCBC cardholders, make your booking via Voyage Exchange to get 10% off best available dates for dates chosen. Valid till 31 December 2018. Terms and conditions apply. See here for details.

York Hotel: National Day “Localicious” Lunch Buffet

You can’t celebrate Singapore’s birthday without indulging in the national pastime — eating. And for that we have no lack of choices. For example, you should definitely go and spoil yourself at York Hotel with a satisfying selection of local favourites like oyster omelette, mee siam and laksa, to name a few. Let’s not forget a nice, sweet ending to your National Day feast. More local must-haves beckon — pulut hitam, Nonya kuehs and tau suan are on the menu. Shiok!

Available on 9 th August 2018, 12pm noon to 3:30pm.

Address: 21 Mount Elizabeth Singapore 228516

Telephone: 6737 0511

Price: S$38++ (per adult), S$18++ (per child, 5 to 11 years old)

Credit card promotion: DBS/POSB, UOB and Maybank cardholders get to enjoy a 4-for-3 offer. Full payment to be made by August 2, 2018. More details here.

 

Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay: National Day Unlimited Roast – Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay

Toast and roast to Singapore at Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen with everything from This one’s for food lovers with a bit of an international taste palette. Choose from beef striploin, pork rack and , spicy salmon tartare, and to for those with a sweet tooth –– Yorkshire pudding as well as nd home-made soft serve ice creams. Mmhmm. Pretty sure you can trust Sure, you can leave it to Chef Gordon Ramsay to deliver feed you the best food, but when it comes to savings, that’s on you. If you’re a true blue foodie, the right food. But, don’t forget to get your $$ right, too. We recommend the the American Express Platinum Credit Card serves up as the most rewarding dining card for the gourmand in you.

Available on 9 th August 2018, 12pm to 3:30pm.11am to 5pm.

Address: Bay Level, L1-81, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands

Telephone: 6688 5665

Price: S$67++ (per person)

 

Seasonal Tastes, The Westin Singapore: National Day Dining Buffet – Seasonal Tastes, The Westin Singapore

How about a gourmet spread that combines the best of both worlds, right? At Westin Singapore, one can definitely expect a an array of diversity not unlike Singapore’s. Local favourites delights: Check. International as well as international flavours: Check.. This buffet is perfect for those who love both a taste of East and West cuisines, so expect a hearty dinner.! To celebrate National Day, the buffet is going at S$53 instead of the usual price of S$98 per adult, which is practically half off. Thanks, Singapore. Speaking of which, your wallet will be really grateful if pay with the right credit card and make your indulgences more affordable and rewarding –– because, why not?

Available on 8 and 9 August 2018, 6pm to -10pm.

Address: Level 32, Asia Square Tower 2, 12 Marina view, Singapore 018961

Telephone: 6922 6968

Price: S$53++ (per adult), S$26.50++ (per child, 4 to 12 years old)

 

National Day on Cloud 9 – Naumi Hotel Singapore

Now onto the staycations. If you are a fan of fireworks but not the crowds (which we admit, can get a bit much), Cloud 9 Infinity Pool and Bar offers an obstructed view of the city’s skyline and fireworks, ‘cause baby, you’re a firework. For S$98++ per person, get access to this private rooftop bar from 6pm to 8:30pm on National Day and enjoy a glass of welcome sparkling wine, unlimited wine, beers, soft drinks and 4 types of delicious canapes.

While you’re there, perhaps you might want to consider a staycation? Rates are pretty affordable, starting from S$250++ per night.

Address: 41 Seah St, Singapore 188396

Telephone: 6403 6003

Price: S$98++ per person

Credit card promotion: OCBC cardholders, make your booking via Voyage Exchange to get 10% off best available dates for dates chosen. Valid till 31 December 2018. Terms and conditions apply. See here for details.

 

Celebrate with Singapore Room Package – The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

We love The Ritz-Carlton because the rooms are huge –– which means plenty of space for the loved ones. And of course, the views. Apart from the lofty overview of NDP (and watching NDP in the comfort of a Grand Marina room), the package also comes with a buffet breakfast for two at Colony. You’d better act fast, because word has it that rooms are running out.

Oh and, if you’re going to be spending this much, make some money moves by using a card like the HSBC Advance Credit Card to get up to 2.5% cashback on all spend (if you’re able to hit a minimum monthly spend of S$2,000). Here’s to being a cashback king!

Address: 7 Raffles Avenue Singapore 039799

Telephone: 6337 8888

Price: From S$640++ per night, valid for stays on 21 & 28 July and 9 August 2018.

Before You Book Your Staycay… Here’s A Tip

Search and book your accommodation on booking sites like Booking.com, Agoda and Expedia with the right credit card to enjoy the best rates, and member rewards. For additional savings, and use a cashback service like Shopback. These little perks are going to add up.

Don’t have a credit card? Head over to SingSaver to compare and apply for a credit card that best suits your needs.

 


Alexa FangBy Alexa Fang
Alexa is a pop-culture vulture. She lives to read, write and travel, and decided long ago that life is stranger than fiction. When she’s having croissant, she thinks in French. “31 Rue Cambon” is her favourite address, and she believes that money one enjoyed spending is never money wasted.


 

About Alexa Fang

Alexa Fang is a pop-culture vulture. She lives to read, write and travel, and decided long ago that life is stranger than fiction. When she's having croissant, she thinks in French. "31 Rue Cambon" is her favourite address, and she believes that money one enjoyed spending is never money wasted