8 Exciting Reasons to Visit Singapore This 2017

2017 is shaping up to be one of the most exciting years for travel-hungry Cebuanos. On top of their already amazing plethora of attractions and scenic spots, Asia’s tourist haven Singapore has lined up some of this year’s most-awaited international events. And that’s not all. In partnership with BPI and SilkAir, Singapore has also prepared matching promos and deals that are sure to make your trip to Singapore not only affordable but also more memorable.

Here are 8 great reasons why you definitely have to travel to Singapore this year!

1. SilkAir’s 25th Year in Cebu

To celebrate its 25th year in Cebu, SilkAir, together with Singapore Airlines, is offering a series of amazing deals and promos.

SILKAIR 2017 Promotional Fares*
Type Destination Rate Starts at
All-Inclusive Round-Trip Economy Class Singapore USD 160
Other Asian destinations USD 160
Australia USD 570
Europe – key destinations USD 670
South Africa USD 770
United States USD 970
All-Inclusive Round-Trip Premium Economy Class Singapore USD 1000
Other Asian destinations USD 1000
Australia USD 1350
Europe – key destinations USD 1500
South Africa USD 1700
New Zealand USD 1800
United States USD 1850
All-Inclusive Round Trip Business Class Singapore USD 850
Other Asian destinations USD 850
Australia USD 2000
Europe – key destinations USD 2500
New Zealand USD 2500
South Africa USD 3000
United States USD 3000
Sale Period January 20, 2017 to February 20, 2017
Location SilkAir Ticketing offices / silkair.com (promo code: FLYMI)
Promo Code FLYMI
Travel Period February 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017
These promotional fares are exclusive to Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer members
BPI credit card holders
Globe Platinum customers
Glorietta, Trinoma, and Ayala Center Cebu shoppers

2. Exclusive Rewards from BPI

Aside from the mind-blowing offers, SilkAir is also offering exclusive rewards and perks for its patrons courtesy of the Bank of the Philippine Islands. Check out the complimentary perks offered by the country’s most trusted bank:

Real 0% Installment Plan (up to 6 months) for BPI credit card holders
Upfront USD 50 cash back
Introductory Offer of SGD 25 Singapore exPass
SGD 20 Changi Dollar Voucher which can be redeemed at Singapore Changi Airport

3. World-Class Events

Don’t miss the following events headlined by some of the world’s best performers:

Artist Event Date Venue
Metallica Metallica Worldwired Tour 2017 Sunday, January 22, 2017 Singapore Sports Hub
Guns N’ Roses Not in This Lifetime Tour Saturday, February 25, 2017 Changi Exhibition Centre
Coldplay A Head Full of Dreams March 31 to April 1, 2017 Singapore Sports Hub
Sting 57th and 9th Tour Sunday, May 28, 2017 Singapore Indoor Stadium
Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Grand Prix Night Race September 15, 16, 17, 2017
Laneway Festival Saturday, January 21, 2017
Singapore International Jasz Festival March 31 to April 2, 2017
Ultra Singapore June 3 to 4, 2017
ZookOut Friday, December 01, 2017

4. Attractions

Singapore has some of the world’s most amazing attractions. Here are some of the wonderful sights you can see in Singapore:

Gardens by the Bay a national garden and premier horticultural attraction
Madam Tussauds wax museum featuring famous celebrities and personalities
National Gallery largest collection of South East Asian arts and masterpieces
River Safari a river-themed zoo and aquarium
Universal Studios world-famous movie themed park
Resorts World Sentosa an all-inclusive resort with 6 themed hotels
iFly in-door skydiving
Kidzania indoor theme park with role-playing activities
Trick Eye Museum a museum with 3D artwork for interactive optical illusions
Pororo Park a play and educational indoor playground themed park

5. Shopping

A Singapore getaway would never be complete without a trip to some of Singapore’s most-visited shopping destinations. Here are some that you definitely should visit:

Orchard Road for retail therapy – from highend to lowend brands
Marina Bay Sands for glitzy shopping
Bugis Village for bargain finds
Haji Lane for local treasures
Kapok Singapore for emerging labels
Dover Street Market for decors, clothes, and home design
Victoria Secret Flagship Store first VS flagship store in South East Asia
K+ Curatorial at Scotts Square for local and world-class brands

6. Entertainment

Want to move away from the usual and experience something new? Check out Singapore’s entertainment options this 2017:

Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Grand Prix Night Race September 15, 16, 17, 2017
Laneway Festival Saturday, January 21, 2017
Singapore International Jasz Festival March 31 to April 2, 2017
Ultra Singapore June 3 to 4, 2017

7. Dining Options

If you’re the type who wants to binge on delicacies and local favorites, Singapore is your best option. Check out the top amazing dining destinations in Singapore:

Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle 1 Michelin star hawker restaurant
Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodles 1 Michelin star hawker restaurant
Wah Kee for big prawn noodle
Roost for the beloved chicken rice
Open Farm Community for fresh farm-to-table selections
Janice Wong Singapore the only sweets boutique in Singapore

8. Gifts and Pasalubong

Finally, end your Singapore escapade with a quick trip to the souvenir shops to shop for some of Singapore’s most popular pasalubongs:

Irvin’s Salted Egg Snacks 1 Harbourfront Walk
Kaya Toast Ya Kun Kaya Toast
Bak Kwa BBQ Meat Lim Chee Guan
Chilli Crab & Durian Cookies Cookie Museum
Quirky Souvenirs Bugis Street

For additional details on upcoming events and activities in Singapore, don’t forget to visit the official website of the Singapore Tourism Board at yoursingapore.com.

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