The June holidays are rolling round again, and you know what that spells: more family time! If you're stressing about entertaining the kiddos with travel still off the cards, don't fret – it's The Family-First adventurer to the rescue with a roadmap to Singapore's most fab activities. Pack the sunblock, strap on the masks, and get exploring with these family-friendly deals for UOB Cardmembers.
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Family day doesn't get much more thrilling than a trip to Universal Studios Singapore – unless it's topped off with some high-octane NERF action. Give your fam double the screams and spills with a Universal Studios Singapore + NERF Action Xperience Bundle Deal, exclusively for UOB Cardmembers (S$85.80 per adult and S$65.80 per child). Hop your way round dozens of themed rides at USS, including the hair-raising Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN vs. CYLON – the world's tallest pair of duelling roller coasters. Follow up the fun with an explosive slew of NERF challenges, from epic zombie battles to volcano escapes.
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Take your family to new heights with a thrilling Parent & Child Duo Flight Experience (S$120 via BYKidO) by flight training hub Aeroviation. In this hour-long simulation adventure, you and your child will be guided through flying an aircraft by flight instructors. Take your seats in the cockpit and complete daredevil flight missions through their flight simulator, including flying right through the Eiffel Tower. It's a great way to put your hand-eye coordination to the test while bonding with your little explorer. UOB Cardmembers can purchase tickets via BYKidO with 10% off using the promo code UOBBYKIDO10 by 30 June 2021.
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With thoughtful amenities like pint-sized bathrobes and kid-friendly toothpaste, Conrad Centennial Singapore ranks among the cosiest spots for a family staycay – especially with their Family Escape Package (from S$360++) for UOB Cardmembers. With a complimentary connecting room for two kids below 12, your family will have plenty of space to spread out – there's even a teepee for happy campers aged five and below!
The package also stars exclusive access to Conrad's brand-new Kids' Club, suitable for children aged between three and ten. As your littlies enjoy drawing and cooking activities under the eye of a trained team, mum and dad can sneak away for a relaxing massage with 20% off à la carte spa treatments.
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The family that eats together stays together, so what more perfect excuse to feast? Savour Singapore's beloved flavours with this Ultimate Food Journey (S$95) round Joo Chiat, while getting a glimpse of the labour of love behind our local favourites. The day tour kicks off with a hawker centre trip, where you can fuel up with a smorgasbord of local dishes.
Stop by Geylang Serai Market to learn about staple ingredients from ikan bilis to belachan, before rolling and eating your own handmade popiah for lunch. The tour caps off sweet with a pitstop at Haig Road Putu Piring – popularly known as Singapore's best putu piring stall. What's more, UOB Cardmembers who book through Klook using their SingapoRediscovers Vouchers can get up to S$20 off tickets with a minimum spend of S$100!
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We might not be able to travel just yet, but we can still escape the city to Singapore’s very own rural, wildlife-rich oasis. Round up the kids for a nature-filled day around Pulau Ubin with Adventures by Asian Detours – UOB Cardmembers can get up to 15% off their kayaking and bike tours. If water is your element, pair up to explore Pulau Ubin's mangroves in a double kayak via the Mangrove Kayaking (S$93.10) program. Alternatively, hop on an Ubin Bike Trail (S$76) to get up close with the island's many rustic charms. You'll spot fruit farms, coastal forests, and one of Singapore's last kampungs along your way.
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The Katong – Joo Chiat district ranks high among Singapore's most picturesque 'hoods, and for good reason. The first designated Heritage Town of the country, this area is chock-full of eye-catching landmarks, from Peranakan shophouses to splendid temples to striking street art. Treat your family to a guided Street Art Trail (S$100) here, and don't forget your camera – you'll want to snap shots of your little one posing before a whimsical mural of butterfly wings, or prancing down a stretch of pastel-hued shophouses. Heads-up to UOB Cardmembers: make your booking through Trip.com for S$20 off tickets with a minimum spend of S$100.
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Shangri-la is paradise on earth for the kiddos, if Shangri-La Singapore's Family Package (from S$320++) for UOB Cardmembers is anything to go by. This package features a stay in the spacious Garden Wing Deluxe Room, complete with a balcony overlooking lush gardens. Beat the heat with complimentary playtime at Splash Zone, a play area swimming with aquatic thrills for the whole fam: jet cannons, vertical slides, and lazy rivers.
Playtime doesn't stop there, though – you also get complimentary entry to Buds by Shangri-La, a 1,872-sqm play paradise with everything from ball pits to baking classes to baby swings. Once you're all tuckered out, indulge in hearty pizzas at Waterfall Ristorante Italiano with 15% off food and drinks.
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Remember all those after-school afternoons you whiled away at the arcade? Relive those good ol' days with a family trip to New World Carnival, a freshly launched concept integrating VR and classic arcade games for double the dose of fun. Snag a New World Carnival Credits + Tokens Package (S$80 via BYKidO, usual price S$170), and hit their two sprawling branches in 313@Somerset or Marina Square (note that arcade game tokens can only be used at the Marina Square outlet). You'll find VR adventures for all ages – tots will love diving into the world of Baby Shark, while older kids can enjoy multiplayer shooting and zombie survival games. UOB Cardmembers can purchase tickets via BYKidO with 10% off using the promo code UOBBYKID10O by 30 June 2021.
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If your little ones love animals, indulge their curiosity with a Singapore Fun Farms Tour (from S$49.90). This three-in-one tour kicks off at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore's first ASEAN Heritage Park – a unique sanctuary for all manner of fauna like otters and kingfishers. Next, head over to Crab Lovers Farm in Kranji, a sustainable farm and supplier famed for its deliciously meaty soft-shell crabs. Round off the tour with a fun frog-feeding session at Jurong Frog Farm – you'll even get to sample hashima, a Cantonese dessert made from frog fallopian tubes. UOB Cardmembers booking through Trip.com can snag up to S$20 off tickets with a S$100 spend.
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Make a splash with the fam bam at HydroDash (S$20), Singapore's first floating aqua park. Set on Sentosa's Palawan Beach, this giant inflatable playground is brimming with heart-pumping obstacle courses, with zones suitable for children aged five and above. Bounce to your heart's content on the trampolines, have a splashing good time on the slides, and even plunge from their three-metre-high springboard if you dare. UOB Cardmembers who book through Klook using their SingapoRediscovers Vouchers enjoy up to S$20 off tickets with a minimum spend of S$100.
For UOB Cardmembers, it pays to treat the family: from 1 April to 30 September 2021, UOB Mastercard Cardmembers who spend S$500 on travel-related merchants like hotels, attractions, and SingapoRediscovers Vouchers activities can redeem S.E.A. Aquarium tickets. Meanwhile, UOB Cardmembers who spend S$1,000 on travel-related merchants like hotels, attractions, and SingapoRediscovers Vouchers activities from 1 April to 30 June 2021 can redeem a 20″ Crossing luggage (worth S$169). SMS registration is required for both promotions, so click on the links to learn more.
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