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310123 Supermarket Promotions (2022) For Seniors_ NTUC, Sheng Shiong, Cold Storage, Giant & More

Complete Supermarket Promotions for Senior Citizens (2023) and Supermarket Weekly Promotions for Non-seniors Too!

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Ageing, like many things in life, has its positives and negatives.

At the risk of oversimplifying things, you can choose to focus on the negatives and lead a miserable life or celebrate the positives and enjoy your life more.

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If you happen to be a senior citizen in Singapore, one such positive you get to enjoy is a discount when you head to supermarkets to buy your groceries and essentials.

Here is all you need to know about these discount schemes!

Do note that the information is accurate as of 1 February 2023. These promotions are valid till further notice unless otherwise stated. The supermarkets also reserve the right to alter the terms and conditions of these promotions without prior notice.


TL;DR: Supermarket Promotion for Senior Citizens (2023): Sheng Siong, Giant, FairPrice NTUC, Cold Storage, Giant & Prime Supermarket Weekly Promotion

Day of The WeekCold StorageGiantNTUCPrime SupermarketSheng Siong
Monday3% OFF storewide

(SC & PR aged ≥60)
3% OFF storewide
(Pioneer Generation)
Tuesday2% OFF storewide
(SC & PR aged ≥60)
3% OFF storewide
(SC & PR aged ≥60)
4% OFF storewide
[SC & PR aged ≥60 (Including Merdeka & Pioneer Generation)
Wednesday3% OFF storewide
(SC & PR aged ≥60)
3% OFF storewide
(Pioneer & Merdeka Generation)
Thursday3% OFF storewide
(CHAS Blue cardholders)
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Supermarket Weekly Promotion: How Do Senior Citizens Get Grocery Discounts?

Also, here is a handy infographic you can save and share with the senior citizens in your life and help them get their grocery discounts:

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Cold Storage Promotion: Cold Storage Senior Citizen Discount 2023 — 3% Off on Wednesdays

First up, we have Cold Storage which has about 50 outlets located all across Singapore.

Cold Storage Weekly Promotion: Cold Storage Senior Discount

For this Dairy Farm supermarket, the magic day for Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Singapore Permanent Residents (SPRs) aged 60 and above to get their groceries is Wednesday.

Every Wednesday, seniors will enjoy 3% off storewide when they shop in-store at Cold Storage.

Just remember to bring along your identification [(e.g. National Registration Identity Card (NRIC)] the next time you visit any Cold Storage outlets.

Also, don’t forget to use your yuu Rewards membership if you shop there.

With the yuu App, you can earn cash rebates to redeem for selected rewards just by scanning “My ID” when you make purchases at brands such as Cold Storage, Giant, 7-eleven, and more:

FYI you will earn:

  • 1 yuu Point with every $1 spent at participating merchants with the yuu app (0.5% cash rebate)
  • Up to 30x yuu Points with the DBS yuu Credit Card (Up to 15% cash rebate until 31 Jan 2023)
  • Yp to 16x yuu Points with the PAssion POSB Debit Card (Up to 8% cash rebate until 31 Jan 2023).

Even if you’re not keen on signing up for yet another card, downloading the app for a base 0.5% cash rebate is better than nothing.

One more thing.

Here are the terms and conditions of the Cold Storage Senior Citizen promotion you need to consider.

Terms and Conditions: Senior Citizen Age

  • Eligible for all SCs and SPRs aged above 60 years old.
  • Please present your identification when making payment
  • Exclusion list applied for:
    • Tobacco and cigarettes
    • Infant milk powder
    • Phone cards
    • Dairy Farm gift vouchers
    • Lottery and purchases from concessionaires
  • The 3% discount will not be applicable on top of the 10% off house brands & corporate brands for UOB Delight Cardmembers
  • Not applicable for Cold Storage Online.

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Giant Weekly Promotion / Giant Senior Citizen Discount 2023 — 3% Off on Mondays – Fridays

Next up, we have Giant, another Dairy Farm supermarket chain with over 62 stores located across the island.

Giant Senior Citizen Discount

Seniors who shop at Giant will enjoy 3% off storewide every Monday to Friday until the end of 2023.

Just remember to bring along your identification (e.g. NRIC) the next time you visit any Giant outlets and don’t forget to use your yuu Rewards membership to get extra perks as well!

One more thing.

Here are the terms and conditions you need to take note of.

Terms and Conditions

  • Eligible for all SCs and SPRs aged 60 years old and above
  • Please present your ID for verification upon payment
  • Exclusion list applied for:
    • Tobacco and cigarettes
    • Newspapers and magazines
    • Infant milk powder
    • Phone cards
    • Dairy Farm Gift Vouchers
    • Lottery
    • Purchases from concessionaires.
  • Not applicable to Giant online.

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NTUC FairPrice Promotion / NTUC Senior Discount 2023 — Up to 3% Off on Mondays – Thursdays

If there are no Giant outlets near your house, you can always head over to the 230 FairPrice outlets for the many discounts available from Mondays to Thursdays until 31 Dec 2023.

NTUC Fairprice Promotion Weekly: Which Day Is Senior Citizen Discount at NTUC?

Here’s what the schedule for discounts looks like for NTUC:

DiscountDetailsOutlets
Monday:
3% Pioneer Discount Scheme
Pioneer Generation cardholder must be present to show Pioneer Generation card

Capped at $200 purchase
-All FairPrice supermarkets
-FairPrice Shop stores
-FairPrice Finest outlets
-FairPrice Xtra hypermarkets
& Unity pharmacies
Tuesday:
2% Seniors Discount Scheme
SC & SPRs aged 60 years and above

Senior shoppers aged 60 years and above must be present to show NRIC

Capped at $200 purchase
Wednesday:
3% Pioneer & Merdeka Discount Scheme
Pioneer & Merdeka Generation cardholder must be present to show Pioneer or Merdeka Generation card

Capped at $200 purchase
Thursday:
3% for CHAS Blue cardholder
Only at FairPrice & Unity stores, and must present card upon check out to enjoy

NTUC Plus! Promotion

NTUC FairPrice Members, as well as Pioneer Generation, Senior Citizens and Merdeka Generation who are Link members, are eligible to earn Link points on top of respective benefits and discounts.

But do note that the rebate is subject to a declaration at FairPrice’s Annual General Meeting and is paid out annually for a maximum spend of $6,000.

If you are wondering if the NTUC Union Membership Programme is worth it, do check out our analysis:

Also, take note that you OCBC NTUC Plus! Cards are being phased out:

One more thing.

Before you head down, here are the terms and conditions you need to consider.

Terms and Conditions

  • Plus! card or FairPrice app must be presented to be eligible for LinkPoints
  • LinkPoints issuance applies only to Plus! members
  • LinkPoints do not apply to cigarettes, statutory items (4D, Singapore Sweep, TOTO and gift cards/gift vouchers) and infant milk powder (0-12 months)
  • NTUC FairPrice and NTUC Link reserve the right to amend the terms and conditions at their sole discretion.

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Prime Supermarket Promotion: Prime Supermarket Senior Citizen Discount 2023 — 3% Off on Tuesdays to Thursdays

Alternatively, seniors can head to the 25 Prime Supermarket outlets located around Singapore.

Prime Supermarket Senior Discount

Prime Supermarket offers seniors a 3% discount on their purchases at Prime Supermarket outlets every Tuesday to Thursday.

Do note that the Senior Citizens discount is available storewide unless stated otherwise.

There is also no minimum spend required.

But you will not earn any FRESH points on top of the senior citizen’s discount, although you can redeem your Prime$.

Prime also states that you have to be physically present in-store during the purchase to enjoy the discount.

Also, here are the other terms and conditions you need to take note of.

Terms and Conditions

  • Senior citizens’ discount is eligible for all SCs and SPRs aged 60 years old and above
  • The discount cannot be used to purchase any:
  • Prime members will not be awarded FRESH points for purchases made with the senior citizens’ discount
  • The Senior citizen discount is applicable solely for purchases made in the outlets
  • Kindly present identification (e.g. NRIC) before payment. Customers who fail to do so are not entitled to the discount.

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Sheng Siong Promotion / Sheng Siong Senior Citizen Discount 2023 — 4% Off on Tuesday & Wednesday

Last but not least, we have Sheng Siong Group Ltd’s (SGX: OV8), a home-grown supermarket chain with 68 outlets in Singapore.

Sheng Siong Weekly Promotion: Which Day Is Senior Citizen Discount at Sheng Siong?

Here’s a bit of good news.

Senior Citizens shopping at Sheng Siong will get to enjoy a 4% discount every Tuesday and Wednesday for the entire of 2023!

DiscountDetailsValid Till
4% Discount For Senior Citizens on Tuesday and WednesdayApplicable to SC & SPR senior citizens aged 60 and above (including Merdeka and Pioneer Generation seniors)

Shoppers will need to present either their NRIC, Pioneer Generation or Merdeka Generation cards as proof of identity

Spending limit of $200 per receipt for eligible customers
31 Dec 2023

Also, here are the terms and conditions you need to take note of.

  • Discounts will be given within the store.
  • Discount excludes
    • Infant milk powder formula
    • Tobacco
    • Alcohol products
    • Parking coupons
    • Phone cards
    • Medical products and devices (including ART test kits)
    • Lottery products
    • Sheng Siong shopping vouchers.
  • This discount is only available for SC & SPRs aged 60 and above (including Merdeka and Pioneer generation seniors)
  • Sheng Siong reserves the right to alter the terms and conditions of this promotion without prior notice.

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