OCBC $1 Apple Pay promo

Joining DBS in it’s packed $0.90 promo spree for apple pay earlier comes OCBC on the heels

Looks to be a rotation on a week basis

https://www.ocbc.com/personal-banking/cards/campaign/applepay.html?pid=sg:en:others:cards:applepay:applepaydeals:Aug17:vanity::press:::

10 to 16 Aug 2017

Pizza Hut Restaurants
S$1 Hawaiian Personal Pan Pizza
4,000 redemptions

Han’s/Hanis
S$1 slice of Blackforest Cake
3,000 redemptions

Bali Thai
S$1 bowl of Tom Yum Soup
2,000 redemptions

Soup Restaurant
S$1 Ah Kon/Ah Por Fan Shu Leaves
2,000 redemptions

Paradise Dynasty
S$1 Double-boiled Chicken Soup
1,000 redemptions

Streats
S$1 Nissin Noodle with Chicken Luncheon Meat and Egg
1,000 redemptions

You’re in for a treat with S$1 dining deals at your favourite restaurant chains around Singapore when you pay with your…

Posted by OCBC Bank on Thursday, August 10, 2017

Citibank Premiermiles relaunches recurring 2nd 42k miles in 3 months!

They are doing it again! Looks like this might be a long run thing where citibank premier miles encourages consumption.

https://www.facebook.com/CitiSingapore/posts/1622457521106857

Embark on a travel experience and see the world with 42,000* miles. Enrol and spend a minimum of S$9,000 on your Citi PremierMiles Visa Card from now till 31 August 2017, and pay a one-time administrative fee of S$238.

SMS ‘42KMILES XXXX’ to 72484 to participate, where XXXX is the last 4 digits of your main Citi PremierMiles Visa Card.

*42,000 Miles presumes 10,800 Citi Miles earned on S$9,000 worth of local spend on the Citi PremierMiles Visa Card (at a rate of 1.2 miles per SGD1) and 31,200 Bonus Miles on payment of the administrative fee. Administrative fee will be automatically debited to the Card account upon enrolment and satisfaction of minimum spend criteria. Applicable to existing main Citi PremierMiles Visa Cardmembers, whose card applications were approved before 1 March 2017. Promotion T&Cs apply, www.citibank.com.sg/42kmiles.

Miles stated may be used to redeem one-way ticket(s) via selected Frequent Flyer Programs (FFP). Actual number of Miles required may differ at time of redemption.

Citi PremierMiles Agoda 8 Miles per Dollar promotion!

Quite a good deal if you are looking to travel sometime soon.

8MPD gives quite a long leeway even if agoda is slightly more expensive than your usual.

Get to your next vacation faster! From 1 to 31 August 2017, you can earn up to 8 Citi Miles for every S$1 spent* for…

Posted by Citi Singapore on Saturday, August 5, 2017

 

AMEX contactless $5 promo

Amex follows up on last month’s toastbox promo.

http://www.promotions.americanexpress.com.sg/offers/shopping-retail/tap5get5/

Spend S$5, Get S$5

For the month of August 2017, receive a one-time S$5 statement credit* when you spend a minimum of S$5 via contactless payment, with your registered American Express® Card!

What’s more, this offer is available at any merchant who accept American Express contactless payments, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay!

*Offer is limited to the first 40,000 successfully registered Cards, and is valid for a one-time redemption only.

Starbucks 1 for 1 Aug 1-3 3pm-5pm venti only

For their shoikkaccino release, not as good as last week’s open 1 for 1, but still 1 for 1 in some form

Yum, for 2. Treat yourself to a Venti drink between 1-3 Aug, 3-5pm and enjoy another on us. Valid on any handcrafted beverages, T&Cs apply.

Posted by Starbucks Singapore on Monday, July 31, 2017

 

Deal of the Month: June 2017 GrabSpam, Runner up 1 for 1s

Grab takes the cake for June, with their non stop Grabpay promotions, from an initial top up for unlimited rides to a cap of 4 times a day, hitting the high of $8 per discounted ride before dropping back to half that amount.

Certainly a crazy time as Grab scrambled to get everyone onto grabpay, selling their repivot into the payments industry to match Linepay (thailand), Alipay and Tenpay. This culminated in their $2.5 bil series round led by softbank and didichuxing.

http://www.straitstimes.com/business/companies-markets/grab-ubers-regional-rival-to-raise-us25b-from-didi-softbank-others

In any event, a sharp eye towards grab deals for the month of june allowed you to slice a substantial portion of your commute expense.

Here’s a brief possible budget combat strategy:

Have shopback activated for 20 cents off per ride. (If your ride is free, you earn 20 cents).

Have a good online spend credit card: e.g. Bank of China Family for 5% Online (grab and uber counts) or the usual online spend 4mpd cards

You can also combo with signup promos (Citi Grab previously) or min spend requirements. (your fevo replacement becomes grabpay)

 

Techniques:

Use the small cheap rides to shuttle between MRT stations if you have the flexibility of time to save money.

Use the promo on a taxi ride instead of paying surge pricing. Here you pay off the booking fee to guarantee a car and the remainder of a dollar plus goes to shave some hairs off your ride.

Grab continues spliced Grabpay topup promo

In their bid to match tenpay/alipay/linepay, grab continues another week of spliced promo

(last week’s grab credit card topup promo)

Topup $20 for $5×4 (mostly for users who didn’t top up last week)

Topup $30 for $4×4

Topup $30 for $6 off second (down from 7)

Topup $30 for 50% up to $5

 

Remember to match your card topup on one that gives you rebates on online purchases! (cashback/miles)

Starbucks 1 for 1 17-23 July (unlimited)

Time to go wild (remember to chain it with your Citibank SMRT card and Starbucks card)

A $5.90 base latte/cappuccino would be $2 or so after computations, and a $6.90 venti would be about $2.40. These are all very competitive prices with Toastbox (:P) so long as you have someone (or a fridge) to share with.

Spot both of our cups, screen grab it and flash it in stores to enjoy a 1-for-1 treat. Share this with friends for wider…

Posted by Starbucks Singapore on Saturday, July 15, 2017