5 Quick Facts About the SingaporeRediscovers Vouchers
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After the year we’ve had, Christmas can’t come soon enough. Come December, all Singaporeans aged 18 and above will get $100 in digital vouchers for staycations, leisure attractions, and local tours. Totalling over $320million, the government first announced the SingapoRediscovers Vouchers schemes last month in the hopes of re-energising Singapore’s battered tourism sector. But what can you do with the vouchers? And how do you get them? Read on as Tropika Club lays out everything you need to know about the SingapoRediscovers Vouchers.
- 5 Quick Facts about the Vouchers
- Need That Vacation Now? Try Out These Five Attractions and Activities!
5 Quick Facts about the Vouchers
1. You’ll be getting the SingapoRediscovers Vouchers through your SingPass account.
While the vouchers will be distributed digitally, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has stated that it’ll provide assistance to those who have difficulties.
2. The vouchers come in denominations of $10.
So you can either use them in several different attractions, or splurge it all at once for a luxurious staycation.
3. Singaporeans under the age of 18 can get $10 off for six attractions and tours.
Let your kids join in the fun! Adult Singaporeans can purchase six subsidised tickets for their tiny tots.
4. The vouchers can only be used on the attractions, licensed hotels, and local tours that received approval to resume operations from the Singapore Tourism Board.
As of the time of publish, there are 438 tour itineraries, 214 hotels, and 40 attractions given the go-ahead to reopen.
5. The vouchers will be valid from December 2020 to end-June 2021.
It’s even timed for the holiday periods of March, June and December. Time to plan your long holidays next year!
Need That Vacation Now? Try Out Five Attractions and Activities!
Before the vouchers kick in, why not indulge in some domestic tourism right in your backyard! Under the SingaporeRediscovers campaign, the STB, Enterprise Singapore, and Sentosa Development Corporation banded together to help give local tourist attractions a leg-up. With these discounted activities, you won’t say Singapore is boring ever again.
1. Improve with Improv
Relish in unexpected moments. Improv, or improvisational theatre, is the art where actors perform unplanned or unscripted scenes. But its not just for theatre geeks! Applied improvisation can also develop creative problem-solving, teamwork abilities, and communication skills.
2. Discover Blair Plain – The New Tiong Bahru
This neighbourhood slips by unnoticed from the towering skyscrapers of Tanjong Pagar. Blair Plain unfolds from Blair Road, Spottiswoode Park Road, and Everton Road. Explore the enclave that seems frozen in time through The Wonder Wander Blair Plain tour. Conducted by tour company Indie Singapore, this tour is part of their ‘Tales From Our Backyard’ series. In the two-hour tour, you can admire the medley of murals and taste goodies from neighbourhood stalwarts and new players alike.
$55 per person.
3. Play Fall Guys in Real Life
Located along the sunny coast of Palawan Beach at Sentosa Island, Hydrodash is a colossal obstacle course on the water. Put your stamina, strength, and agility to the test as you conquer the different obstacles, just like that viral video game. There’s even a kid-friendly course for your little tots to battle it out!
2-Hour access priced at $60 for a group of 4. Children pricing available.
4. Solve the Chinatown Murders
Hosted by Tribe, the 牛车水 (Chinatown) Murders is a new game tour where a team of 20 to 5 solve a series of puzzles to catch the killer, meeting a cast of colourful characters along the way. Catch you catch the serial killer before they strike again?
$50 per person.
5. Get Spooked Out
It’s is not for the faint-hearted. In the Creepy Tales of Singapore Tour, you’ll dive into gruesome tales of death and massacre. The guide will take you to a bridge where many lost their lives, a gun battery by the coast where the Japanese massacred thousands during the Second World War. To end it off, a walk inside one of the world’s largest Chinese cemetery, surrounded by 100,000 tombs.
Take the tour, if you dare.
$150 per person. Min. 2 Pax.