Singaporeans, aged 18 yrs and above, will receive $100 SingapoRediscovers Vouchers this Dec. We share how to redeem and where to use these vouchers below!
Singaporeans, aged 18 yrs and above, will receive $100 digital vouchers this December that may be used to pay for staycations, attractions and local tours. The $320 million SingapoRediscovers Vouchers scheme was announced in Aug 2020 and is part of the Government's efforts to support the local tourism sector that has been badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Together with the ongoing SingaporeRediscover marketing campaign, and the various promotions offered by individual venues, these measures are aimed at attracting locals to support local businesses and the tourism industry.
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The SingaporeRediscovers Vouchers will be available via SingPass from December, and can be used at all licensed hotels, attractions, and local tours that has been approved to operate. Vouchers will come in digital format and be in denominations of $10.
UPDATED: Vouchers will be valid for use from 1 December 2020 to 20 June 2021, coinciding with the school holiday periods.
Citizens will be able to spend them on all STB-approved local attractions, staycations and tours. A comprehensive list of attractions and activities can be found on STB's website.
Also note that only Singaporeans will receive the vouchers, PRs will not be eligible to receive these vouchers.
What if you are unable to redeem digitally? Anyone requiring assistance redeeming the vouchers may seek assistance at physical touchpoints, which will span the island. There will be ambassadors at these physical touchpoints.
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For families, each adult Singaporean may purchase up to 6 subsidised tickets for attractions and local tours, for their children below 18 years old. These tickets will be priced at $10 off and will similarly be available till June 2021.
You may also find it easier to book your visits as attractions may now apply to increase their capacity from the existing 25% of operating capacity to 50%. Attractions may also apply to increase the capacity for outdoor shows from the current limit of 50 people to 250 people.
BYKIDO TIP: Most attractions have implemented pre-booking of slots and activities, so don't forget to check the individual website for details!
What do you think of the vouchers? Where will you be spending your vouchers on?