The Kiasu Singaporean Guide: 11 Essentials You Can Get Cheaper Online

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If you’re like us and absolutely hate the idea of jostling with people in supermarkets for essentials (or every time after our PM addresses the nation in a live broadcast), you’ve come to the right place. With S-Mart, you can now get all these essentials and more at not just a cheaper price as compared to regular supermarkets, but also enjoy 10% cashback and free shipping*! That’s not all, we even guarantee that you’ll receive your items in 3 working days too. Going out just to wait in endless queues and still having to lug home heavy groceries and essentials? No thanks. 

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Psst, here are 11 essentials we’ve found that are definitely cheaper online!

Cleaning Supplies

1. First up, Dettol Antiseptic Germicide. We might be easing the circuit breaker measures, but it is still crucial for us to be on the alert. If you’ve read our guide on some products you need to protect your family from germs, this bundle of Dettol Antiseptic Germicide that’s going at just $61.97 needs to be on your list!

Dettol Antiseptic Germicide - 2L x3
(Seller: smartsg)


U.P. $68.85

S.P. $61.97


2. If a bundle of 2L bottles is too big for your household, get this twin pack bundle of Walch Antiseptic Germicide that’s going at just $18.50 instead.

Walch Antiseptic Germicide
(Seller: smartsg)


U.P. $19.90

S.P. $18.50


Food Supplies

3. Besides antiseptic germicides, rice is definitely an essential part of all Asian households too. And if you’re thinking about whipping up a Korean meal as seen in your favourite K-dramas, or by following these easy-to-follow rice cooker recipes, you’ll need this 4KG Ilpum Premium Rice that’s going at just $25.20!

Ilpum Premium Rice
(Seller: smartsg)


U.P. $28.00

S.P. $25.20


4. Now that we’re in phase 2, are you gathering all your kakis? Then you’ll be beer-y happy to know that a bundle of 24 cans of Tiger Crystal Beer is going at a 14% discount.

Tiger Crystal Beer 320ml
(Seller: smartsg)


U.P. $53.50

S.P.  $45.80


5. This bundle of 24 Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc Wheat Beer is also going at an unbeer-liveable 26% discount!

Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc Wheat Beer Can
(Seller: smartsg)


U.P. $89.40

S.P. $65.90


Diapers & Formula Supplies

6. It’s always better to just stock up for well, not a rainy day, but a messy or heavy poo day if you get our gist. Mummies and daddies, save more and get this bundle of 4 Drypers Drypantz at a 35% off discount. 

Drypers Drypantz
(Seller: smartsg)


U.P. $66.00

S.P. $42.90


7. A hungry baby is an angry mummy (or daddy). Stock up on formula as well with our bundle of 6 Nestlé® NAN® OPTIPRO® 3 Growing Up Milk that’s going at just $219.

Nestlé® NAN® OPTIPRO® 3 Growing Up Milk
(Seller: smartsg)


U.P. $239.49

S.P. $219.00


Personal Care Supplies

8. A little bit of kiasi never hurt anyone. Make sure your baby is well-protected with this Pigeon liquid cleanser that claims to kill 99.99% of bacteria! 2 packs of Pigeon Anti-Bacterial Liquid Cleanser Refill will be going at an 11% discount.

Pigeon Anti-Bacterial Liquid Cleanser Refill
(Seller: smartsg)


U.P. $18.90

S.P. $16.90


9. Lugging home detergent is definitely one of the worst nightmares ever. Period. Which is why we’ll opt to get a 2-bottle bundle TIDE Laundry Detergent at a 16% discount online!

TIDE Laundry Detergent
(Seller: smartsg)


U.P. $35.85

S.P. $30.20


10. Staying home also means treating your hair to Korea’s #1 Beauty Brand KUNDAL Premium Nature Shampoo that’s going at a 79% discount!

KUNDAL Premium Nature Shampoo
(Seller: smartsg)


U.P. $47.06

S.P. $9.90


11. Finally, if you’re thinking about switching up to an electric toothbrush, the Oral-b Genius [9000] is going at a crazy 47% discount too.

Oral-b Genius [9000]
(Seller: smartsg)

U.P. $349.00

S.P. $185.90

Let us know what other essentials you can find cheaper online!

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