Given that Singapore’s tourism scene has been suffering since COVID-19 happened, what better way to support your nation at the same time by heading out for some quality time? Folks that can’t get away from work, well, workcations are now a thing too!
For those suffering from a serious case of wanderlust, Singapore’s many hotels and resorts show a different side of Singapore. If you try hard enough, it’s not difficult to feel like you’re on vacation overseas. Furthermore, UOB Cardmembers can book their staycations through Expedia or Agoda and enjoy an additional 9% and 7% off your hotel booking, respectively.
Escape with a dreamy beach-side vacation at the Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa, a luxury hotel that takes pride in its status as Singapore’s only beach-front resort. Boasting an unobstructed view of the South China Sea alongside a world-class spa and an expansive pool, this is one staycation destination committed to relaxation. It also has convenient access to many attractions on the Island, including Universal Studios and Madame Tussaud. There is also an array of sea sports activities and enjoy an exhilarating time with your little ones at the pool, complete with water slides, water buckets and a splash pad.
Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa is located at 101 Siloso Road, 098970, p. +6563711088. UOB Mastercard Cardmembers enjoy a 10% off best flexible rates with promo code Mastercard. Cardmembers paying with UNI$ score S$100 in hotel credits and breakfast for two.
Duxton Duples Suite
Housed in a 19th century shophouse featuring Chinese, Malay, and European elements, Duxton Reserve, Autograph Collection presents a true boutique hotel experience, where no two of its 49 guest rooms and suites are the same. Take advantage of their popular Anouska’s Staycation, which includes accommodation in your choice of room, daily breakfast, and signature cocktails at the bar and amuse bouche from their contemporary Chinese restaurant, Yellow Pot. Folks staying weekdays get perks like late check out too!
Duxton Reserve, Autograph Collection is located at 83 Duxton Road, Singapore 089540, p. +6569141428. UOB Cardmember can enjoy 10% off Anouska's Staycation for Shophouse Room, Opium Room and Duxton Duplex Suite.
Located between Chinatown, Clarke Quay, and the Central Business District, head to PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering for an oasis of calm amidst the hustle and bustle of downtown. Winner of the World’s Leading Green City Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2020, this eco-friendly garden concept hotel has nature-inspired rooms and suites, an infinity pool with bird-cage cabanas, 300m garden walk, and an on-site spa.
PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering is located at 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289, p. +6568098888. All UOB Cardmembers enjoy 10% off best available rate and 20% off total dining bill while selected UOB Cardmembers are entitled to 15% off best available rate and 25% off total dining bill. Pan Pacific DISCOVERY members can look forward to an additional 10% off.
Conceptualised by the award-winning French designer Jacques Garcia, The Vagabond Club, Tribute Portfolio offers Parisian-inspired accommodation in Singapore’s Jalan Besar neighbourhood. On top of the opulent and whimsy interiors, the hotel has a curated art collection and an artist-in-residence programme - a major throwback to the salons of Paris. Whisky lovers will find plenty of reasons to stay on property with The Whiskey Library’s thousand-strong whisky selection.
The Vagabond Club, Tribute Portfolio is located at 39 Syed Alwi Rd, Singapore 207630, p. +6562916677. UOB Cardmembers enjoy 10% off the Classic Room, Deluxe Executive Room and Courtyard Club Room with the promo code FLP. Includes cocktails for two and a four-course set dinner at Yellow Pot.
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If you’re looking to get revved up and energetic instead, why not try a playcation? As the name suggests, hotels and resorts enhance your experience by including other activities, from afternoon tea and workshops, to some of Singapore’s best attractions.
For an elegant old world charm in Singapore while surrounded by verdant greenery, look no further than Villa Samadhi. Built on the edge of a secondary forest, expect a respite from the urban pace while enjoying convenient access to the city. At this sanctuary of heritage, nature and rustic luxury, UOB Cardmembers indulge more with complimentary Afternoon Tea served at the Library and sundowners for an hour for two.
M Social Hotel Singapore
Loft Premier Room
Stylish and modern, the riverfront M Social Hotel Singapore offers guests a value for money staycay. Marketing itself as a lifestyle boutique hotel that captures the spirit of adventure with its signature lofts, they run a wildcard package for UOB Cardmembers that’d make your weekend a lot more exciting. Prizes include mixologist workshops and complimentary perfume concocting classes.
M Social Hotel Singapore is located at 90 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238259, p. +6562061888. UOB Cardmember can enjoy up to 18% off with promo code: UOBMSS, along with a choice of one Wildcard out of 10.
For the ultimate playcation experience in Singapore, there’s probably nowhere better than Resorts World™ Sentosa. The exclusive 3D2N Hotel & Multi-Attractions Package (from S$635++) for UOB Mastercard members sets you up for a two-night stay in Equarius Hotel or Hotel Michael, along with two Universal Studios Singapore Adult One-Day tickets, and two S.E.A. Aquarium Adult One-Day tickets - perfect for a weekend of fun.
Resorts World™ Sentosa is located at 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269. 3D2N Hotel & Multi-Attractions Package is exclusively for UOB Mastercard Cardmembers. Each ticket to Universal Studios Singapore and S.E.A. Aquarium Ticket includes a S$5 meal voucher (min. spend of S$25) and a S$5 retail voucher (min. spend of S$35), plus priority admission for the first three operating hours.
Can’t leave work but want to get out of the house? Kill two birds with a stone and take a workcation. Many hotels in Singapore have begun offering half-day stays at their hotels for a change of scenery. Work in the comfort of a luxurious hotel room as they offer you complimentary WI-FI, free-flow coffee, with some tasty snacks thrown in too.
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Drawing inspiration from local culture and tradition while celebrating the French art of living to offer a one-of-a-kind experience, expect a productive afternoon at Sofitel Singapore City Centre. Spend eight hours amidst luxurious amenities and cushy furnishings with the Work From Hotel Guest Room Package (from S$190). Though limited to one person per room, it comes with a workspace, free Wi-Fi, charging docks, as well as complimentary water, coffee, tea and minibar treats.
Located in the heart of Bugis, InterContinental Singapore presents a selection of work from hotel packages. Guests taking up the Classic Package (S$150++) can expect a healthy bento set lunch on top of Nespresso coffee and TWG tea, as well as access the gym and pool. Or spoil yourself with the Executive Package (S$200++), which features their luxe Heritage Suite inclusive of a two-course set lunch at Ash & Elm.
Gazetted in December 2015 as a national monument, The Fullerton Hotel is a grand neoclassical landmark built in 1928. Opulent, historical, and located in the city center, it certainly puts one in a workcation mood. The Work From Fullerton (from S$190++) package features a flexible 12 hours day-use, replete with perks like free parking, in-room coffee and tea, and even food and beverage credit worth S$50 nett. Guests can also get 20% off spa treatments at The Fullerton Spa.
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