DBS Extra Bonus Day: Here’s how you can save big this August

Photo: Rogan Yeoh / Unsplash
Photo: Rogan Yeoh / Unsplash

How will you be celebrating National Day this year? Will you be indulging in our country’s favorite pastimes of eating and shopping? They definitely count as patriotic things to do, if you ask us — if they counted as an Olympic sport, we’d clinch the gold every year. If you’re gonna spend though, why not save big while you’re at it? 

Any savvy shopper already knows the joy of receiving cashback on purchases (something we’ve all probably justified in our heads as being paid to shop), but there’s a bunch of other ways to save big on DBS Extra Bonus Day from Aug. 8-9 with 8% cashback on most categories. Check out the different bankwide offers for DBS/POSB cards and PayLah! deals, as well as perks on insurance and investments.

Photo: Melanie Lim / Unsplash
Photo: Melanie Lim / Unsplash

For the foodies

It’s no secret that Singaporeans are foodies at heart — there’s probably nothing that bonds us more than a heated debate on where to get the best mee pok on the island, and enjoying local fare is a good idea to celebrate National Day this August. While not all of us will be able to witness the NDP live, watching it over a good meal with the fam at home will be equally fun. 

Order in a feast, or send over a meal to a loved one and enjoy some rewards and discounts. There’s nothing like some good ol’ hawker food to celebrate National Day. Just think about the hokkien mee you’ve been craving for arriving hot and fresh at your doorstep. The additional feelings of warmth knowing you’re helping out our hawker heroes will just be a plus. DBS will also put an extra S$1 towards each hawker on every order, and you’ll be rewarded for your support as well. Earn a tasty 8% cashback with no minimum spend on your first merchant transaction when you use PayLah! (cashback is capped at S$1 for the first 300,000 customers (excluding Gojek, Comfortdelgro and Gpay transactions). You won’t want to miss out on 8% cashback (capped at S$8) for all online dining transactions when you use any DBS or POSB Credit or Debit Cards either.

Photo: Dakota Corbin / Unsplash
Photo: Dakota Corbin / Unsplash

For the family 

Being a parent is absolutely a full-time job, and for some of us — something to juggle on top of a 9-5. It’s hard work, and a fun day out with the family is in order. Look no further than DBS Marketplace, an all-in-one portal for deals on food, fashion, fun and more. Here, you’ll be able to save on healthy meal kits by Meals in Minutes or enjoy hotpot with premium soup base by Áo Broth and CHU Collagen. You could even rent a yacht from the Leisure & Travel section.

Local enterprises could use our support during these trying times, and you can find anything from fresh groceries and dinner deals to gifts from homegrown brands like Supermama on DBS Marketplace. The first 10,000 customers to register will get S$8 cashback on purchases from DBS Marketplace, so don’t forget to pre-register here.

Besides helping you to tick off those shopping lists and wishlists, DBS Marketplace is also useful for saving on things like tuition classes, and finding the right utility plans for your home — talk about a one-stop shop. Check out those offers for DBS Extra Bonus Day and be rewarded with gifts and cash rewards.

For the budding investors

The world of investing might be daunting to a first-timer, but DBS wants to help. From 8-9 August, earn S$18 cashback when you invest in digiPortfolio or Unit Trusts with DBS at a minimum of S$1,000. Those looking to dip a toe in the world of investing can opt for the ready-made ETF portfolios under digiPortfolio for an effortless and affordable way to invest.

Reaching your financial goals is as easy as ever when you invest in Unit Trusts online with DBS. Choose an option that works for you, whether it’s a lump sum contribution or regular monthly contribution. 

The hard part’s over. Knowing when to treat yourself is half the battle won, and if splashing out on a staycation is on the cards, there’s no lack of choices at DBS Marketplace. 

Terms and conditions apply. For the full list of promotions and rewards, head over to the DBS website for more information, and get ready to stretch those savings.


Terms & Conditions

For Insurance Plans: In Collaboration with Manulife
ECriticalCare and TermProtect are issued and underwritten by Manulife (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (“Manulife”) (Reg. No. 198002116D) and distributed by DBS Bank Ltd (“DBS”). This advertisement has not been reviewed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

For Insurance Plans: Underwritten by Chubb
MultiGen Protect is underwritten by Chubb Insurance Singapore Limited (“Chubb”) and distributed by DBS Bank Ltd (“DBS”). It is not an obligation of, deposit in or guaranteed by DBS. This is not a contract of insurance. Full details of the terms, conditions and exclusions of the insurance are provided in the Policy Wordings and will be sent to you upon acceptance of your application by Chubb. All the benefits of MultiGen Protect (except Special Daily Hospital Cash Benefit and Medical Expenses Reimbursement for Covered Diseases) are only payable subject to the occurrence of an accident during the period of insurance. You should consider carefully if you are intending to switch personal accident policies, as this might be detrimental to your current and/or future needs. You may wish to seek advice from a financial adviser before making a commitment to purchase this policy. In the event that you choose not to seek advice, you should carefully consider whether the policy is suitable for you.

You have a free look period of 30 days from the date you receive the Policy. If you decide to cancel the Policy within these 30 days, please inform Chubb in writing and they will cancel the Policy from its start date and refund the full premium paid, provided no claim has arisen. This policy is protected under the Policy Owners’ Protection Scheme which is administered by the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation (“SDIC”). For more information on the scheme, please visit the General Insurance Association or SDIC websites.

For Investments:

This article is for information only and should not be relied upon as financial advice. Any views, opinions or recommendation expressed in this article does not take into account the specific investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any particular person. Before making any decision to buy, sell or hold any investment or insurance product, you should seek advice from a financial adviser regarding its suitability.

All investments come with risks and you can lose money on your investment. Invest only if you understand and can monitor your investment. Diversify your investments and avoid investing a large portion of your money in a single product issuer.

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