Everyone in Singapore loves a deal…read on for DOZENS of birthday treats in Singapore in 2020, from free coffees and pizzas to 1-for-1 movie tickets and spa treatments, and even free birthday cakes
It’s your birthday! While some of us mamas may not enjoy getting older, there is a silver lining: plentiful birthday deals in Singapore. Whether it’s nabbing a free birthday cake at your favorite restaurant, being rewarded with free drinks at Starbucks, getting 1-for-1 movie tickets and spa treatments, or scoring 20% discounts during your birthday month, there are all sorts of birthday treats to be had in 2020. One unique birthday perk even includes a free family photo shoot!
Some of the freebies listed below require a minimum spend or that you sign up for membership programs, but these are generally free (and we’ve noted where it’s applicable). Plus whether you do your grocery shopping at NTUC FairPrice, have a mobile phone from M1 or Singtel, or do your banking at UOB or HSBC, chances are you’re already using their services, you just need to make sure to take advantage of their birthday treats during your birthday month. Read on for our top picks, mama!
Food & Beverage Birthday Deals in Singapore
Boost Juice Bars: Free Birthday Boost Smoothie
Sign up for a Vibe card (it’s free!) and in addition to earning points to put toward free smoothies throughout the year, you’ll also get a free “Birthday Boost” on your actual birthday (or two days before, or up to two days after).
California Pizza Kitchen: Free Pizza & Double Points
CPK’s Fan Rewards program is one of the best loyalty programs we’ve seen: it’s free to join, kids eat free with a paying adult, and it’s super easy to rack up points to put toward discount vouchers. They’re equally generous come birthday time: Fan Rewards members get a free pizza and earn double bonus points during their birthday month. On top of all that, their food is delicious!=
COCA Steamboat: Free Steamboat Buffet on your Birthday
Do you love steamboat? We think it makes for the perfect birthday dinner. Sign up for a free COCA membership and you can dine for free on your birthday with 3 paying guests. Kiddos dine free with every two paying adults, too!
Hai Di Lao: Free Fruit Platter or Longevity Buns
There’s no online confirmation of this on the website, but word is if you head to uber popular Haidilao Hotpot on your birthday, and tell them it’s your birthday, they’ll give you a free fruit platter or longevity buns during your birthday month.
Ikkousha Hakata Ramen: As Many Dumplings as Your Birthday Age
This just might be our very favorite birthday dining promotion in Singapore (so long as you love dumplings): head to Ikkousha Hakata Ramen on your birthday and you’ll get As Many Gyoza as Your Age. Turning the big 4-0? That’s 40 yummy gyoza to share with your friends and fam! The only restriction is that there must be a minimum of four diners, all of whom must order a bowl of ramen. This awesome birthday treat is valid on your actual birthday or one day before or after.
Koi: Two Free Birthday Drinks
Given how popular bubble tea is in Singapore, this is one of the most talked-about birthday treats that we’ve come across. KOIThélicious members can enjoy 2 free medium-sized drinks during their birthday month. Note that both cups must be redeemed in one transaction
Lawry’s The Prime Rib: Free Birthday Dessert & 50% off Second Main
Wondering where to celebrate your birthday dinner in Singapore? Lawry’s The Prime Rib will give you a free birthday dessert and 50% off the second main course during your birthday month. Other birthday perks include an instant photo print and specially priced Champagne.
Resorts World Sentosa: 25% off at Celebrity Chef restaurants & free parking
Join RWS Invites (at $8 per year, it’s a pretty great deal) and enjoy a wealth of birthday privileges, including 25% off the total food bill at RWS’s many celebrity chef restaurants during your birthday month, along with free all day parking (OMG that membership just paid for itself!). See below for even more birthday treats at popular RWS attractions like S.E.A. Aquarium, USS, ESPA and more.
Seoul Garden: Free birthday buffet and birthday surprise
Enjoy a free buffet and get a special birthday surprise when you dine with three other people at Seoul Garden during your birthday month. Note that all birthday reservations must be made at least one day prior, either via the website or over the phone.
Shin Minori: Free Lunch Buffet
The Shin Minori Birthday Treat is kind of the stuff of legend when it comes to birthday deals in Singapore. Simply enter your details on their website, and enjoy a free Omizu a la carte Lunch Buffet on your birthday. As an extra special birthday present, they even have free parking at lunchtime at their Katong Square location.
Spizza: $20 Birthday voucher
Join Spizza’s free membership program and get a $20 birthday voucher, which will be sent two weeks before your actual birthday, and can be redeemed for delivery (via web ordering or mobile app) or dine-in. Note that a minimum spend of $40 is required to redeem your birthday voucher.
Starbucks: Free drinks, cake, and more
Starbucks ain’t the cheapest, so we’ll take the deals where we can! Purchase a Starbucks card, register it online or via the app for Starbucks Rewards, and start earning points with every purchase. Depending how many points you have, you’ll earn various birthday treats including a complimentary drink size upgrade during your birthday month, a complimentary slice of cake with drink purchase during your birthday month, a complimentary drink during your birthday month (300 stars and above) and even 10% off merchandise.
It only make sense that this delightful ice cream shop would have one of the best birthday treats in Singapore: simply present your passport or NRIC/FIN on your actual birthday and you’ll receive a Complimentary Firehouse Happy Birthday Sundae!
Fashion, Beauty & Homewares Birthday Deals in Singapore
The Body Shop: 20% Birthday Discount
Join the Love Your Body Club (free with $40 purchase) and you’ll receive a onetime 20% birthday rewards discount that’s valid up to 1 month after your birthday.
Cotton On: Free Birthday Gift
It’s free to join Cotton On’s Perks program, which also applies at sister brands Rubi and typo and comes with a Free Birthday Gift for members. Members also earn a $10 voucher for every $100 spent across all brands, both online and in stores – that’s just good business sense! (Pssst! We especially love their maternity range!)
IKEA: Triple Points During Birthday Month
Sign up for a free IKEA Family Membership (in which you earn 1 point for every $1 spent at IKEA) and you’ll get triple points for your first purchase during your birthday month. This birthday treat includes the IKEA store, online shopping, IKEA Restaurant, IKEA Bistro and the Swedish Food Market. Points can be used to offset purchases.
Innisfree: Birthday Discount Voucher
Are you a fan of this natural Korean skincare brand? You can automatically become a member with any purchase (garnering “Premium” and “VIP” status with an annual spend of $120 and $250, respectively), and can nab an exclusive birthday discount voucher for 20% (Premium) or 25% (VIP) off. You also receive a free welcome gift just for signing up, and we love that they encourage a green ethos by awarding 50 points for every empty bottle returned to the store for recycling (max 3 per month for point accumulation).
Kiehl’s: 10% discount and travel goodies
This American skincare, haircare and bodycare brand isn’t cheap (you need to spend S$120 in a single receipt to qualify for “Friends of Kiehl’s”), but they do give you a free welcome gift during your first qualifying purchase, and provide a 10% discount off any purchase in a single receipt during your birthday month. If you spend S$500 nett within a year of joining you’ll also nab a $50 gift voucher, and you can earn sweet travel size goodies just by bringing in used bottles for recycling.
kikki.K: Birthday surprise gift
We adore kikki.K’s gorgeous stationery and lovely gifts, so it’s little wonder that they also give members a Birthday Surprise Gift (in addition to a welcome voucher, early access to sales and VIP nights, and a member anniversary gift). It’s also free to join, you just need to share your email address.
MUJI: 15% off e-voucher
Are you a fan of all things minimalist? With an initial spend of $50 you can join the MUJI Reward Programme for MUJI store & café members (initial $50 spend). Shop during your birthday month and get a onetime 15% off e-voucher redeemable within birthday month only.
Sephora: Double points and a free birthday gift
All Sephora Beauty Pass members (it’s free to join) earn 2x bonus points on one purchase during their birthday month. Sephora Black ($300 minimum annual spend) and Sephora Gold ($1500 minimum spend) also get a free birthday gift (along with a free welcome gift and private sales). Every $1 spent earns you points, which can be put toward deluxe samples and other goodies.
Strip: 20% off treatment during your birthday month
If you’re a waxing devotee, chances are you’re going to need a wax (or want some vajuvenation) at some point during your birthday month. A STRIP package holder can take 20% off all treatments (in a single receipt) during their birthday month – but they must pay cash.
Sulwhasoo: Double points and a free birthday gift
Become a Sulwhasoo Member with any purchase and earn double points and a free birthday gift during your birthday month. VIP ($2,500 minimum spend) and VVIP ($6,000+ minimum spend) also get a complimentary facial and 10% off regular-priced items in the boutique.
Travel & Leisure Birthday Deals in Singapore
Far East Hospitality: Free Room upgrade and club benefits
Why not treat yourself to a staycation during your birthday, mama? Subscribe to Far East and you’ll get a free room upgrade and club benefits at Far East’s various Singapore hotels during your birthday month.
Golden Village: 1-for-1 Movie Tickets
GV Movie Club members can score a single 1-for-1 movie tickets voucher for their birthday; just log in during your birthday month (or the month after), and you can redeem the voucher anytime through the month after your birthday. This sweet birthday treat is one of just many perks that GV Movie Club members can earn; it’s free to join and well worth it for movie buffs.
Scoot Insider: 15% discount voucher
Love to travel? Sign up for Scoot Insider at least three months prior to your birthday and receive a onetime 15% discount voucher during your birthday month! Your entitled to a new voucher every year
Resorts World Sentosa: Free Tickets and Discounts
In addition to the fabulous birthday dining promotions you get through RWS, they also offer free tickets and discounts at awesome attractions like S.E.A. Aquarium, Adventure Cove Waterpark, ESPA, Universal Studios Singapore and HeadRock VR. It costs $8 to join RWS Invites; well worth it if you plan on visiting Sentosa more than a couple times per year.
Wildlife Reserves Singapore (inc Singapore Zoo/River Safari/Night Safari): 1-for-1 Entry
Love the Singapore Zoo as much as we do? Singaporeans and PRs can get 1-for-1 Entry and a 10% discount off retail and F&B within 7 days of their birthday. This birthday deal is valid for both kids and adults, and proof of birthday is required. Be sure to click the link above for the full Ts & Cs.
Kids, Pets & Grocery Birthday Deals in Singapore
NTUC Plus!: Discounts on Restaurants and Spa
We’ve told you before about NTUC Plus!, which allows you to earn points that you can redeem for attractive rewards and discounts at over 1,200 partner outlets islandwide. Their Birthday Treats are just as sweet, with heaps of discounts and special offers on birthday dinners and spa treatments!
Pet Lovers Centre: 15% off during birthday month
From personal experience, your birthday month is a great time to make that bulk dog food purchase that you’ve been putting off, as VIP Members get 15% off purchases (with a minimum spend of $35) during their birthday month. It costs just $6 to join (and renew annually). You can also earn loyalty points on purchases throughout the year.
POPULAR: 1-for-1 Discounts and a Free Family Photo Shoot
If your kiddo loves Pororo Park Singapore as much as ours does, it behoves you to become a POPULAR Member. Birthday treats include discounts off Domino’s Pizza and Cat & the Fiddle cheesecake, free spa treatments, 1-for-1 Pororo Park tickets, and even a free family photography session with Firefly Photography! A one-year membership costs $12, and also includes up to 10% off at all POPULAR and UrbanWrite stores.
Smiggle: 10% off and a free birthday treat
If your kiddos love Smiggle and all their colorful, sparkly goods, be sure to join the VIP email list (for free) to get 10% off your next purchase as well as a free birthday treat!
Banks, Credit Cards & Mobile Companies Birthday Deals in Singapore
American Express Platinum Card: Free 1kg Birthday Cake
Platinum Card holders can score a Free Birthday Cake (500g for up to 4 diners, 1kg for 5 or more!) at topnotch hotel restaurants in the “Love Dining Programme.” Participating hotels include the St. Regis Singapore, W Singapore Sentosa Cove, Marriott Singapore Tang Plaza, and Conrad Centennial Singapore. You must redeem 1 month before or after, or during, your birthday month. To book, contact the Platinum Concierge at least three days prior to your desired dining date.
DBS Treasures: 1-for-1 spa treatment and a free dental screening
During their birthday month, DBS Treasures customers can snap up 1-for-1 spa treatments, gym passes, golf perks and even a free dental screening!
HSBC Credit Card: 50% off at various hotel restaurants
Nab yourself a 50% discount at a wide variety of hotel restaurants in Singapore, and even get a free upgrade if you do a staycation at the Regent Singapore during your birthday month.
M1: 35% off afternoon tea and a free family photo shoot
The various M1 birthday treats available through the M1 app include 35% off afternoon tea at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza; a free family photo session with Firefly Photography; $10 off and a free gift at L’Occitane, and much, much more!
Singtel: Free data and 1-for-1 soft serve ice cream
Sign up for Singtel Rewards and get unique Singtel Birthday Treats like 1GB of free data, along with other unique perks like 1-for-1 cooking lessons and soft serve, or $100 off photo sessions with one of our favorite family photographers, Bambini Photography.
UOB birthday treats – including travel discounts with free birthday cakes; free cooking lessons and bottles of wine; and free beauty products – are available in various tiers for UOB’s Wealth Banking, Privilege Banking, and Privilege Reserve customers.