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

The Kiasu Singaporean Guide: 11 Essentials You Can Get Cheaper Online
CNY Sale 2021 - Shopee Singapore
CNY Sale 2021 - Shopee Singapore
CNY Sale 2021 - Shopee Singapore
CNY Sale 2021 - Shopee Singapore

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. 

* Minimum spend of $40 required.

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

Cleaning Supplies

1. Dettol Antiseptic Germicide

First up, we have the Dettol Antiseptic Germicide. We might be easing the circuit breaker measures, but it is still crucial for us to be on alert. If you’ve read our guide on some products you need to protect your family from germs, this bundle of Dettol Antiseptic Germicide going at just $61.96 needs to be on your list!

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

S.P. $61.96
U.P. $68.85


2. Walch Antiseptic Germicide

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 $18.90 instead.

Walch Antiseptic Germicide
(Seller: smartsg)

S.P. $18.90
U.P. $19.90


Food Supplies

3. Ilpum Premium Rice 

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 on 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)

S.P. $25.20
U.P. $28.00


4. Barilla Fusilli Red Lentil

If you’d like to spice up your meal choices, you can also try out the 250g Barilla Fusilli Red Lentil going at a 12% discount!

Barilla Fusilli Red Lentil
(Seller: smartsg)


S.P.  $4.35
U.P. $4.95


5. Carlsberg Danish Pilsner Beer

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 Carlsberg Danish Pilsner Beer is going at a 17% discount.

Carlsberg Danish Pilsner Beer
(Seller: smartsg)

S.P.  $45.90
U.P. $55.00


6. Carlsberg Smooth Draught Beer 

Or if you’re not that keen on partying with your pals, this deal on the Carlsberg Smooth Draught Beer is also going at an unbeer-liveable 83% discount!

Carlsberg Smooth Draught Beer
(Seller: smartsg)

S.P. $0.50
U.P. $3.00


Baby Supplies

7. Drypers Drypantz 

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)


S.P. $42.90
U.P. $66.00


8. Friso Gold Rice Cereal

A hungry baby means an angry mummy (or daddy). Perfect for babies who are just starting on solid food, the smooth texture of the 300g Friso Gold Rice Cereal is easier for little tummies to digest, and going at just $9.50!

Friso Gold Rice Cereal
(Seller: smartsg)

S.P. $9.50
U.P. $10.00


Personal Care Supplies

9. 3 Ply Disposable Protective Mask 

First up, we cannot miss out on one of our daily essentials for personal care. Of course, it’s none other than the 3-Ply Disposable Protective Masks. We all know we go through disposable masks like crazy, so this pack of 50 going at 78% off will be sure to keep you stocked up!

3 Ply Disposable Protective Mask
(Seller: smartsg)

S.P. $8.90
U.P. $39.90


10. Vinda Protect Antibacterial Wipes

To match your disposable masks, why not get the 4-Pack Vinda Protect Antibacterial Wipes? Going at a 10% discount online, these wipes are known to kill 99.9% of germs and be gentle on the skin too!

Vinda Protect Antibacterial Wipes
(Seller: smartsg)

S.P. $4.86
U.P. $5.40


11. KUNDAL Premium Nature Shampoo

Staying home also means treating your hair to Korea’s #1 Beauty Brand KUNDAL Premium Nature Shampoo that’s going at a 78% discount!

KUNDAL Premium Nature Shampoo
(Seller: smartsg)


S.P. $10.50
U.P. $47.06


Let us know what other essentials you can find cheaper online! Shopee’s also having their S-Mart Day featuring over 20,000 household items for you to score a bang for your buck, for one day only on 22 Oct 2020!

And of course, you don’t wanna miss out on the biggest deals on Shopee’s 11.11 Big Sale, from 21 Oct 2020 to 11 Nov 2020!

This article was updated on 19-10-2020. Additional research done by Lydia Ng.

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