May Deals Roundup: New Cards, New Trading App, New Deals!
May has been a great month for deals! We saw not one, but two new credit cards launched, each with their own sign-up promo. The month also saw a new trading app jumping into the competition, giving away free shares and cash credits. On top of that, other promos have been upsizing their rewards, some to new all-time highs. What a month it is!
New credit cards and trading app!
New products are fun, and even more so when they come with good sign-up rewards. These stuff from HSBC, StanChart, and CGS-CIMB are just that.
The HSBC TravelOne promo essentially lets you buy 20,000 miles by paying the annual fee of S$194.40. A good price if you ask me, since each mile is now going for around 1 cent each. A rarity these days, it lets existing cardholders of the bank qualify for the promo too, while new to HSBC cardholders get to stack both the HSBC Revolution and HSBC TravelOne promos together. Read on for more details.
StanChart Journey replaces the X Card, and offers many of the X Card’s features while throwing in bonus categories to earn more miles on. The sign-up promo looks fantastic with up to 45,000 miles to be earned, and I will analyse the worthiness of this promo really soon so stay subscribed to the Telegram.
Want easy free shares and cash credits? CGS-CIMB’s ProsperUs trading app gives you just that when you open the account and complete a few easy requirements!
New products may be exciting, but familiar ones can also surprise you with higher-than-usual rewards.
Maybank, for instance, is offering as much as S$200 cash credits when you sign up as a new-to-bank cardholder. This is double of their usual S$100 reward, and you may also opt for getting two suitcases or AirPods instead of the cash credit.
DBS is pulling out all the stops to put DBS yuu card into everyone’s wallets, and with an insane 18% rebate rate as well as an all-time high of S$350 sign-up offer to get, why haven’t you signed up yet? Even existing DBS/POSB cardholders get a generous S$120 sign-up offer!
Instarem Amaze is also having an upsized 1,000 points sign-up offer – that’s 5 times of its usual 200 points offer. If you haven’t given it a look, now is the time to do so as it is still very useful despite a few nerfs here and there.
Existing user promos
Don’t miss also these promos that target existing users with no sign-up necessary if you already have their accounts:
Don’t miss also Citi Prestige promo, and account-opening promos that have easy requirements for great rewards.
Last updated: 21st May 2023
🔥 Great deal
💳 Sign-up gifts for existing bank customers
|🔥||Amex Cards||Up to 21,500 miles for KrisFlyer cards.|
93,750 points for Amex Platinum Charge
|31st May 2023||Amex or SingSaver|
|🔥||Citi Cards||Free iPad! Or choice of other gadgets or cash||31st May 2023||Citi|
|🔥💳||Citi Prestige||Get 48,000 miles, even for existing Citi cardholders||31st May 2023||Works even for existing Citi cardholders. Great deal offsets annual fees; useful features. Read this for promo analysis||Citi|
|🆕||DCS Cards||Get a pair of luggage!||30th June 2023||DCS|
|🔥||OCBC Cards||Free Samsonite 28” luggage or S$250 in cashback||31st May 2023|
|🔥||Maybank Cards||S$200 cashback, suitcases, or AirPods||Ongoing||Maybank|
|DBS Cards||DBS Yuu Card: $350!|
DBS Taka Card: $300 cashback!!
DBS Altitude: up to 37,000 miles
|6th June 2023||Many DBS promos work even for existing DBS cardholders!||DBS|
|🔥||CIMB Cards||S$280 cash||21st May 2023||SingSaver|
|🔥||StanChart||StanChart Smart: S$270 cashback|
with no minimum spend!
StanChart Journey: 45,000 miles + S$20 cash + ReboundTag
|31st May 2023||Stack with Bonus$aver Account for double reward||StanChart or SingSaver|
|🔥💳||HSBC Cards||HSBC Revolution: Samsonite suitcase worth S$670 or|
S$150 cashback + S$30
HSBC TravelOne: 20,000 miles
|31st May 2023||TravelOne promo works for existing HSBC cardholders too!||HSBC|
|UOB Cards||Bank offer||Ongoing||UOB|
Multiple promos happening in-app
|Ongoing||Wallet app; no income requirement||Direct|
|Big Pay||S$5 cashback||Ongoing||Wallet app; no income requirement||Direct|
|YouTrip||S$5||Ongoing||Wallet app; no income requirement||Direct|
|🔥||Instarem Amaze||1,000 points (S$10)||10th June 2023||Direct|
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