The Great Singapore Sale is an annual Singapore shopping event that turns one of the world’s top destinations into a shopping paradise. Taking place throughout the nation from June to August, the event has retailers and major brands offering amazing deals and discounts of up to 70 percent off.
Singapore Retail Association organized the event in 1994, which was originally a month long. The first event brought a stunning record of 664,000 visitors. The first events success led to the event becoming organized every year.
Orchard Road is the most popular destination among shoppers. Often referred as Singapore’s Rodeo Drive, the district is lined with outstanding malls, department stores, boutiques, entertainment and restaurants. Once a small lane of fruit orchards, the street now hosts over 30 malls and 5,000 brands.
There are plenty of activities for everyone during the event. For culture-lovers, shops in Chinatown, Kampong Glam and Little India also participate in the event. These areas are popular for their unique cultural experiences. Travelers can find great deals on souvenirs and gifts.
As the event draws in huge crowds of locals and tourists, visitors can also find plenty of other activities during the event including entertainment, promotions, lucky draws and other promotional events.
It is also important to check out the malls’ websites as every mall has plenty of tourist privileges that will make you want to come back every year.
There is a reason why Singapore quickly became one of the world’s top travel destinations. Singapore is an island harmonious with cosmopolitan lifestyles and their unique traditions. The event just adds to the many reasons to visit Singapore including their nightlife, inspirational eco-attractions, culinary scene and gorgeous hotels.
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