Deal Alert: The I-miss-my-travel edition

By Ken Wong - 28 Aug 2020

Deal Alert: The I-miss-my-travel edition

The I-miss-my-travel edition

For months we’ve been stuck at home to stop the spread of Covid-19. And while we’ve seen a drop in community infections in Singapore, other countries around the world have seen their second phase of infections set in.

This has put an end to any thoughts of being able to have a quick getaway overseas.

And so, this week we look at what we'd bring with us if we could travel in this “I miss traveling” special.


GoPro Hero8 Black Holiday Bundle

Whether you want to go on an action-packed holiday or take things slow and record the scenery as you slowly pass by, you need a camera. Even better if it can be used underwater, or as an action cam as you do some extreme sports.

The GoPro Hero 8 has HyperSmooth 2.0 video stabilization technology. This works in all resolutions and frame rates, features a Boost mode and has in-app horizon levelling. Plus, the bundle has everything you need to record your life, whether you want a smell-the-roses holiday or one that is action-packed. Save 12% and get it now for S$599 when it normally costs S$680. Remember to check the online store for additional discount vouchers. Plus, if you get it now, you’ll also receive free shipping!

Check out the deal here.


Sony WF1000XM3 True Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones

When you’re trying to sleep on a plane or block out the sound of the crowd when trying to talk to loved ones overseas, there are times when silence is important.

The Sony WF-1000XM3 has Active Noise-cancelling and also uses a new Bluetooth chip that does simultaneous transmission to both left and right earbuds instead of the conventional left-right relay transmission for lower latency. It features a new HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1e that boosts battery life and gives it quick charging capabilities (90 mins battery life after just 10 mins charging). You can get six hours of playback with ANC on, and a full 24 hrs of playback using the case. When the regular price is S$326.10, save S$90.20 when you buy it now for S$235.90.

Read our review of them here.

Check out the deal here.


Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

Keeping in touch with family and friends is important when travelling. While any phone will do, having something new is often nice.

Launched early this year, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip has an all-new, foldable form factor. It unfolds to give a full 6.7-inch AMOLED screen and is powered by a Snapdragon 855 Plus processor and 8GB of RAM. There is also 256GB of storage and like many of the latest smartphones, no headphone jack. Buy it now for S$1,798 and save when the regular price is normally S$1,998. You’ll also get a free gift with your purchase.

Read our thoughts of it after a quick hands-on here.

Find out what we thought of it after using it for 100-days here.

Check out the deal here.


Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts Ultimate Getaways 2 Offer

Even if we have the tech to bring along on a holiday, we still need somewhere to go. This year, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts brings us their Ultimate Getaways 2. Travel certificates can be bought now and used anytime until 20 December 2021.

This time round, they are bringing more destinations worldwide will with savings of up to 80%. The 3Day-2Night Gift Certificates can now be purchased from now to 2 September 2020 here. You can even combine multiple certificates to enjoy a longer stay. Destinations this year include Morocco, Mexico, China, the Maldives, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Central Vietnam.

Check out the deal here.


As a bonus, here's one more extra special deal.


Dreamcore’s Cyberpunk 2077 giveaway

Cyberpunk 2077 is CD Projekt Red’s biggest project since the popular Witcher trilogy. Local PC company Dreamcore is giving fans even more to look forward to its launch with The Cyberpunk 2077: The Complete Experience Giveaway. With more than S$14,000 worth of prizes, the giveaway is scheduled to run until 19 November when the game officially drops. Simply pre-order a copy of Cyberpunk 2077 with Dreamcore and register for the Cyberpunk 2077 Giveaway stands a chance to win one of:

  • 6 x Dreamcore Alpha custom gaming PCs (worth S$2,100 each)
  • 3 x APOL Kraken gaming chairs (worth S$398 each)
  • 2 x of the Cyberpunk 2077 Collector’s Edition (worth S$389 but not available for sale in Singapore)

So that everyone is a winner, each entry into the giveaway includes a sure-win prize - a complimentary 3% discount voucher for Steam Wallet Codes, courtesy of SEA Gamer Mall, so you can save when you buy the latest games on Steam.

The Cyberpunk 2077 Giveaway is open to all who pre-order the Cyberpunk 2077 PC Standard Edition through the Dreamcore store, Dreamcore's official Lazada store either standalone or with a bundled monitor, or with a custom-built Dreamcore gaming PC.

Check out the deal here.


Editor's note and disclaimer: The deals are not an endorsement or recommendation of the product from the editorial team. Instead, the listed items present themselves as a good deal based on the novelty factor and how much of a discount it is being offered from standard retail pricing at the time of publishing. Please note that we are not responsible in any way if you're unable to secure the listed offer due to errors on our part or should the offers expire by the time you've checked them.

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