Are you in the market for red packets? Whether they are for your collection or to be given away for Chinese New Year, here’s a list of places where you can find a variety of hong baos!
Have you ever received a red packet on Chinese New Year and saved the envelope because of its eye-catching design? Well, if you have or if you’re simply in need of more red packets, we completely understand.
Here’s a compiled list of places where you can find elegant, adorable and whimsical red packet designs for your Chinese New Year Hong Bao needs!
1. Pineapples and Gold Ingots Embossed Red Packets
Source: City Square Mall
Where: City Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Road, Singapore 208539
When: 15 Jan – 25 Feb 2021
City Square Mall has taken the traditional red packet design and given it a modern twist, presenting the pineapples and gold ingots embossed red packets. Inspired by a pop art style, the red packet design is sleek yet playful.
You can redeem a set of six exclusive red packets when you spend a minimum of $68 at the mall ($108 if inclusive of NTUC FairPrice, Q & M or School receipts). Do note that the red packets are limited to the first 9,600 redemptions.
2. You Tiao and Hum Chim Peng Ang Baos
Source: You Tiao Man
Where: You Tiao Man eStore
When: From 28 Jan 2021 (while stocks last)
You Tiao Man has launched a unique series of commemorative Ang Baos featuring two of the most popular breakfast choice amongst Singaporeans – You Tiao and Hum Chim Peng – in celebration of Singapore’s UNESCO listing of our hawker culture.
These adorable limited-edition ang baos are available for free from 28 Jan 2021 (while stocks last) when you make purchases above $40 on You Tiao Man’s eStore. You can also use these food-inspired ang baos as a decorative as the two designs can be stacked one atop the other!
3. Museum-inspired Year of the Ox Hongbaos
Source: National Heritage Board
Where: Museums around Singapore
When: 22 Jan – 19 Feb 2021 (while stocks last)
The Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year Hongbao Campaign is an annual campaign that presents exclusive red packet designs for the participating museums and galleries. This year’s red packet designs are based on the Ox zodiac.
As each of the 32 participating museums and galleries has a unique design, you will have to tour each site to gather the full collection. Not only will you get to spend quality time with your kids, but you might also pick-up something new about the different museums – it’s a win-win!
Though first, you might want to check the different redemption criteria for the different museums and galleries. You might have to complete an online quiz, like their social media page or such. Also before you head down, do be sure to check if you are required to book a timeslot before your visit.
4. “Talking” Red Packet
Source: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre
Where: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore 018906
When: 12 Jan – 28 Feb 2020
The Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) has introduced a “Talking” Red Packet this Chinese New Year! Illustrated by local artist Candice Phang (@Puffingmuffin), the red packet depicts a happy gathering, featuring the ox in the centre. You can bring the ox to “live” through the use of Augmented Reality (AR) technology and listen to Chinese New Year greetings in Mandarin and the five major Chinese dialects in Singapore – Hokkien, Teochew, Cantonese, Hakka and Hainanese!
To get your hands on this “Talking” Red Packet, you have to participate in either Moo Moo PARK, SINGAPO人 Permanent Exhibition, All Walks of Love Exhibition, Pan!c at the Gallery – The RE•MIX Escape Game (onsite version), or RE•MIX Silent Music Party (onsite version).
5. Tokidoki Red Packets
Source: Changi Airport
Where: Changi Airport
When: 15 Jan – 21 Feb 2021 (while stocks last)
You can get your hands on a set of six tokidoki red packets when you spend a minimum of $60 ($90 for supermarkets) in a single same-day receipt at participating outlets in the public areas of Changi Airport Terminal 1 and 3. You can redeem your red packets by presenting your qualifying receipt at the redemption counter, which is located at T3B2, opposite FairPrice Finest.
6. Sounds of Spring Angbao
Source: One Raffles Place
Where: One Raffles Place, 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616
When: 14 Jan – 10 Feb 2021 (while stocks last)
When you spend $68 in a maximum of three combined receipts at One Raffles Place, you can redeem a $10 eVoucher and exclusive angbaos, while stocks last.
7. Costume-inspired Red Packets
Source: Mercatus Malls
Where: Jurong Point, 1 Jurong West Central 2, Singapore 648886
When: 8 Jan – 11 Feb 2021
To redeem a set of six red packets at Jurong Point, spend a minimum of $88 ($132 for FairPrice or FairPrice Xtra receipts) in a maximum of two same-day receipts. Redemption is limited to the first 250 daily on a weekday and 500 daily on a weekend.
8. Lantern Ang Pows
Source: Marina Square
Where: Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
When: 13 Jan – 26 Feb 2021
At Marina Square, you can redeem a pack of exclusive ang pows when you spend a minimum of $80 ($60 for Marina Square Rewards Members) in a maximum of three same-day receipts. Redemption must be on the same day of purchase and is on a first-come, first-served basis, while stocks last.
9. Pokka Ox Red Packets
Source: POKKA Singapore
Where: Participating Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
When: 1 Jan – 28 Feb 2021 (while stocks last)
From now till 28 Feb 2021, when you purchase a minimum of $5 worth of POKKA products in a single receipt at any Participating Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, you can redeem one set of POKKA Red Packets (6 pieces per set).
To enter the promotion, you will first have to submit your details via SMS or QR code and submit your receipt for verification. You will then receive a confirmation of your gift redemption. More details can be found here.