News: Expedia – The best hotels in Singapore to enjoy the Jubilee weekend!

Still thinking about how to celebrate during the Jubilee weekend?

Expedia.com.sg has handpicked several hotels for Singaporeans to soak in the celebratory atmosphere, and enjoy a holiday without the hassle of leaving Singapore!

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Get blown away by the magnificent Black Knight aerial displays, spectacular fireworks and spot the Red Lions making their descent with the Singapore skyline in the background.

From just $190 onwards, enjoy the sights and sounds of our National Day festivities whether you are in your hotel room, sipping a cocktail in the Marina/Padang area or enjoying a meal with friends and family!

Hotels NDP Preview Weekend(31 July – 2 August)

Average Nightly Rate (SGD)

Fairmont Singapore $190
Naumi Hotel $229
Pan Pacific Singapore $272
Raffles Singapore $548
Hotels NDP Jubilee Weekend(7 – 10 August)

Average Nightly Rate (SGD)

Fairmont Singapore $274
Pan Pacific Singapore $339
Naumi Hotel $347
Raffles Singapore $1,106

The Padang/Marina Bay area will come alive with nostalgic vintage parades, NDP screenings, free admission to museums and many more exciting programmes. These hotels make it convenient for locals to join in the fun. With these amazing rates, grab your stay before the rooms are gone!

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Fairmont Singapore

Part of the Pei-designed Raffles City complex, the 26-storey Fairmont Singapore is connected to shopping and convention centres. All 769 spacious guestrooms in the hotel feature a wonderful view of the Singapore skyline. Save 25% when booking with Expedia.com.sg. Prices start from $190 a night on average.

Naumi Hotel

Naumi Hotel is a state-of-the-art boutique hotel set in the heart of the Singapore’s Central Business District. The 73-room hotel is a stone’s throw away from the Suntec Convention Centre, and a myriad of inner-city shopping centres. Save 20% on your hotel stay with advance purchase. Prices start from $229 a night on average.

Pan Pacific Singapore

Centrally located in the heart of Marina Bay, the hotel is just steps away from shopping, entertainment, and dining options. Book early and save 20% on your hotel stay. Prices start from $272 a night on average.

Raffles Singapore

Established in 1887, Raffles Singapore is well known for its rich history, period architecture and décor, luxurious accommodation and fine cuisine. The colonial-era hotel has won numerous accolades over the years. Book a room and save 15% on dining options. Prices start from $548 a night on average.

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Note: The room rates above, are provided by Expedia and are correct as of the publication date and are subjected to availability.

Information as shared by Expedia.

Not a fan of fireworks but the per night rate for Fairmont Hotel does look tempting (had a great stay + got engaged, thanks Expedia’s 2013 giveaway) 😀

But will have to give this deal a miss, since the fiance and I already have hotel bookings for mid August :)

News: Sony – Singapore’s Golden Jubilee Gift Guide

With Singapore celebrating its 50th birthday this year, Sony Electronics has gathered some tech-riffic red and white gadgets to get you into the Singapore spirit!

Capture exciting moments surrounding the Golden Jubilee with the FDR-X1000VR Sony 4K Action Cam! With SteadyShot™ and enhanced HD video performance, showcase how you’d like to tell your Singapore stories through pictures and videos in high quality.

If you prefer to capture the splendor of the SG50 celebrations up close, the newly launched High-Zoom Cyber-Shot™ WX500 might be what you are looking for. With a 180-degree tiltable LCD screen, capture great selfies with all the iconic landmarks around the country. For the ladies, doll up in the national colours and capture your SG50 OOTD with the Cyber-Shot™ KW11. This selfie camera comes with image-enhancing beauty effects so that you can take the perfect selfie under just about any conditions.

While you’re out and about to soak in the celebration, don’t forget to stay connected with Sony’s new CP-V5A Portable Charger. With 5,000mAh of power, party all night without the fear of having your devices running out of battery. On the other hand, if you are celebrating at home, let the SRS-X11 Wireless Speaker turn up the party. Get ready to blast your favourite NDP songs with this compact and portable wireless speaker, so that everyone around you can join in the fun!

Last but not list, for the fitness lovers, we’ve got you covered with the all-new Smart B-Trainer™, a waterproof all-in-one headset style device. Featuring intelligent music playback based on heart rate monitoring as well as training plans, you may just be able to fulfil your fitness resolution this jubilee year.

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Information as kindly shared by Sony Electronics.