Singapore is one of the top shopping paradise in the world. It usually organises the annual Great Singapore Sale (GSS) around May or June, with the exception of this year. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, GSS 2020 has been postponed to the month of August instead. During the GSS, the price of many products such as cosmetics, perfume, bags, or cameras and more are reduced by large percentages from the normal price. If you want to find out about the top shopping spots in Singapore, read the rest of the article.
Orchard Road is the number one and most famous shopping destination in Singapore. It’s a street full of shopping malls, fashion boutiques, hotels, and shops, that are lined together, one after another. From the start to the end of the road, this area is considered the city centre of Singapore. Especially at night, this road never sleeps, and is bustling with activities and human traffic. There are both posh and elegant department stores in malls such as Takashimaya, Orchard Ion and CK Tang, and affordable ones including Lucky Plaza, Far East Plaza and Centrepoint. These stores sell anything from leading fashion products, electronics, cameras, camcorders, stereos, to groceries and much more.
Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands (MBS) is the centre of recreation and entertainment both during the day and night in Singapore. It is home to one of the most luxurious hotels, and the world’s biggest infinity pool. The famous viewpoint from the infinity pool, located 57 levels from the ground, has panoramic views around Singapore Island and the majestic Singapore Flyer. On top of that, MBS features boutiques of leading designers such as Louis Vitton, Gucci and Prada, and restaurants for foodies from all over the world. And notwithstanding, there is a contemporary stage theatre, waterfront activity area, exhibition facilities, and various spots for multipurpose meetings.
Mustaffa Centre is one of the leading shopping malls that operates 24 hours a day in Singapore. It is located in Little India, a popular hotspot for the local and foreign Indian communities. It sells virtually anything under sun, such as groceries, jewelry, cosmetics, perfume, candy, souvenirs, and more. And of course, it features a wide range of fashion wear from many renowned brands including Crocodile, Nike, Adidas, Reebok, and so much more. For large quantity purchases, this is the only place that is worth it.
Charles & Keith
Charles & Keith is a favourite brand among shoppers, and has numerous locations all around Singapore. It features many different fashion products such as bags, wallets and shoes in various styles and designs. The prices in the Singapore outlets are way cheaper than those found in other countries such as Malaysia and Thailand. What’s more, if you are a tourist, you can save 7% from goods and services tax (GST) by shopping at the Charles & Keith outlet at the departure terminal of Changi Airport.
Singapore has no shortage of top shopping spots to suit the needs of any kind of shopper. So the next time you are wondering about places to shop in Singapore, be sure to check the spots mentioned above for a satisfying and fun filled shopping experience.