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Traveller advisory: What do you do if an airline shuts down?

by ValueChampion Airline shutdowns are more commonplace than travellers may imagine. In the span of a few months, two airlines shut down, leaving passengers stranded. What should you do if this happens to you? On the back of Iceland’s budget airline WOW Air’s shutdown, India’s Jet Airways has declared bankruptcywith plans to shut down fully in the coming weeks. Its last flight …

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Are meal subscription plans worth the cost?

by ValueChampion Meal subscription plans offer a simple way to enjoy restaurant meals on-the-go and at a fixed cost…but are they as cost-effective and convenient as they seem? If you’re looking for easy lunch and dinner alternatives, you may have already considered getting a meal subscription–a plan offering meal ‘credits’ at a fixed cost, which can be used at select restaurants …

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Should you use a grocery delivery service?

by ValueChampion Getting your groceries delivered to your front door can save you a lot of time and hassle. But is it a waste of money? Grocery delivery services have become very popular by reducing the amount of time individuals and families must spend shopping for food. These companies take the burden out of the grocery shopping process and deliver the …

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How much does it cost to visit the world’s best restaurants?

by ValueChampion Once in a lifetime opportunities can be priceless, and incredible gastronomical experiences are no exception. But if you were to put a price on travelling to dine at some of the best restaurants in the world, how much would they cost? We explore below. Singapore already has a great food scene, with a total of 39 Michelin-starred restaurants and hawker stalls …

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Three travel gadgets you can get to never lose valuables again on a trip

by ValueChampion For travelers who don’t ever want to lose their wallets, smartphones or passports on their trip, here are 3 inexpensive travel gadgets that can help to reduce this risk close to zero. Travelling is almost always fun and exciting until you lose something. When we are trying to enjoy ourselves with the limited time we have during our vacations, …

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Six hidden costs of home renovation and how to avoid them

by ValueChampion Renovating can be an exciting project that can transform your home. To make sure that you can end up with a beautiful new design without breaking the bank, we’ve highlighted a few costs that are often overlooked by homeowners as they plan to renovate. Given the high cost of home renovations in Singapore, homeowners want to be sure that …

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Are fitness subscriptions really worth it?

by ValueChampion Services such as KFIT and ClassPass can add excitement and variety to your workout regimen. But do they actually provide good financial value? Fitness classes are have become an exciting alternative to the monotony of going to the gym to work out. Individuals, young and old, flock to yoga, barre, HIIT and cycling classes in droves. Companies, like ClassPass, …

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Haw Par Villa to reopen on 1 March 2019

Haw Par Villa will reopen for free public access from 1 March 2019, announced the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) on Monday (25 February). Haw Par Villa was closed temporarily for three months period due to repair works, starting from 1 December 2018 to 28 February 2019 to ensure public safety. The board announced earlier that the admission to the park …

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