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Guide to Sands Rewards LifeStyle Lifetime Membership: How Much Does It Cost And Is It Worth It?

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Marina Bay Sands (MBS) is undoubtedly one of the most iconic places of interest in Singapore. It features a flagship luxury shopping mall, The Shoppes, and the MBS hotel, which is well known for having the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool, allowing you to gaze at the city skyline from 57-storey high.

If you love going for a weekend staycation at the MBS hotel, or enjoy shopping and catching up with friends over tea at The Shoppes, then you need to know about the Sands Rewards Lifestyle rewards programme.

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What Is The Sands Rewards LifeStyle Membership About?

The Sands Rewards Lifestyle Membership is a free, earn-to-redeem lifetime loyalty programme that anyone aged 18 and above (except employees of MBS) can join and enjoy exclusive perks by spending at participating outlets in MBS.

Similar to the cashback you can earn on credit cards, for every dollar that you spend at MBS using the Sands Rewards LifeStyle membership card, you will earn rebates in the form of Reward Dollar. You can then redeem these Reward Dollars like cash on your future purchases at the participating outlets at MBS. Each $1.2 Reward Dollar earned can be redeemed for $1 worth of goods and services at over 250 participating locations, including hotels, attractions, restaurants, and retail brands.

If you shop at MBS frequently, you can earn up to 10% of your total spending (excluding GST and service charge) in Rewards Dollars. However, keep in mind that you can only have up to 100,000 Reward Dollars in your membership account at any given time. Anything in excess and you will not be able to receive any more Rewards Dollars. Also, the Rewards Dollars that you accumulate will be valid for only 12 months from the date of earning. Thereafter, the earlier Rewards Dollars will expire on a first-in, first-out basis.

The membership is non-transferable, which means you will not be able to transfer Reward Dollars to another account. There is also an administrative fee of 20% for rewards redemption at all MBS participating outlets, except at F&B outlets.

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How To Become A Sands Rewards LifeStyle Member?

To become a Sands Rewards Lifestyle member, you can simply sign up via the MBS website or mobile application. The sign up process takes only 1-2 minutes. Upon successful sign up, you will receive your e-card and you can start using it to earn and redeem rewards.

Do note that you need to verify your mobile number or email address in order to use your e-card.

Alternatively, you can present your NRIC or Passport to any of the below designated Sands Rewards Lifestyle Counters to collect your physical card:

  • MBS Hotel Tower 1 Lobby
  • The Shoppes, Galleria Level, B1
  • The Shoppes, Canal Level, B2

Operating Hours: 10am – 10.30pm daily

What Benefits Can You Enjoy As A Sands Rewards LifeStyle Member?

As a Sands Rewards Lifestyle member, you will be able to enjoy a wide range of privileges and discounts across hotels, attractions and restaurants.

Hotel and Spa Rewards

#1 Earn 6% Reward Dollars with MBS Hotel

Though there is no discount on hotel stays for Sands Rewards Lifestyle members, booking a stay in MBS will earn you double the usual Rewards Dollars or 6% of your spending, which you can offset on your next booking.

For example, you can earn up to $30 in Reward Dollars per night based on a 6% dollar-to-point conversion for a hotel room that costs $500 a night.

Simply present your Sands Rewards Lifestyle member card (physical or digital) before you check out to earn the Reward Dollars.

#2 Get Discounts On Health and Wellness Experiences

Not only do you accumulate Reward Dollars from hotel stays, you also get to earn up to 10% instant Reward Dollars by booking any Banyan Tree Spa à la carte massage, spa package and fitness club personal training package.

Do note that you are required to present your Sands Rewards Lifestyle member card personally upon purchase to enjoy the savings. You will also need to make an advance appointment for any of the services.

Attractions Discounts

#1 Enjoy 30% Off SkyPark Observation Deck

You may have caught a glimpse of Singapore’s mesmerising skyline in the movie, Crazy Rich Asians, but have you experienced the scenic night view in real life?

Located at 57th floor of MBS Hotel Tower 3, the SkyPark observation deck offers a panoramic city view of our island home. Instead of paying the usual rates for the standard entry tickets ($18 per Adult and $14 per Child), Sands Lifestyle members can purchase them at $16 and $12 respectively.

For a family of four, you may wish to opt for the Family Package (2 adults and 2 children) at $50, but it is not eligible for further member discounts.

#2 Enjoy 30% ArtScience Museum Tickets

Immerse yourself in a juxtaposition of art, science, design and media at ArtScience Museum which features different creative exhibitions such as Future World: Where Art Meets Science, Attack on Titan, and VR Gallery: We Live In An Ocean Of Air.

Sands Lifestyle members get to enjoy about a 30% discount on standard admission tickets for up to four tickets per month for the permanent and special exhibitions. For example, the permanent exhibition, Future World: Where Art Meets Science, would only cost you $14.70 as a Sands Rewards Lifestyle member instead of the standard non-member price of $21. Similarly, for the VR Gallery: We Live in an Ocean of Air, it would only cost $13.30 as a Sands Rewards member instead of the usual $19.

#3 Enjoy 30% Sampan Rides

While shopping is an enjoyable form of walking, take your experience up a notch with a relaxing Sampan boat ride the next time you visit The Shoppes. Ride along the in-mall canal to get a new perspective of the mall while enjoying your special tourist-like moments.

A Sampan boat ride is originally priced at $13/pax but Sands Rewards Lifestyle members can purchase the ticket at 30% off the standard price and earn 3% instant Reward Dollars. If you love taking photos, you will be excited to know that your admission ticket comes with 4 digital photo files.

 Shopping Rewards

#1 Earn 3% Reward Dollars At Over 250 Retail Outlets

As a Sands Rewards Lifestyle member, you now have more reason to shop at MBS, as you can earn more rewards while spending at your favourite flagship stores.

You can earn 3% Reward Dollars on your spending at selected retail outlets such as Longchamp, Royal Selangor, and The History of Whoo.

If you are driving, you can redeem an all-day parking ticket at $4 Reward Dollar so shop to your heart’s content without worrying about hefty parking fees.

#2 Upgrade to Higher Membership Tier

Since you can shop for as long as you want, it may be a good chance for you to accumulate your purchases on the same day and present the receipts at any Retail Concierge Counter to clock in your spending.

You will be upgraded to Prestige membership and enjoy more exclusive privileges upon meeting a minimum spend amount of $2,000 within 12 months. If you are big spender, then you can get the highest tier card, the Elite by spending at least $50,000 in a year.

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Birthday Dining Privileges

#1 Enjoy 15% Off db Bistro & Oyster Bar by Daniel Boulud

Feast on fresh seasonal ocean catch from around the world, such as the Signature Seafood Platter and Maine Lobster Roll at the db Bistro & Oyster Bar. You can enjoy an authentic French homestyle dining at Chef Daniel’s award-winning restaurant, with some of his signature dishes such as Oysters Vanderbilt, Roasted Maine Lobster and the classic New England Lobster Roll.

#2 Enjoy 10% Off SweetSpot

There is also something for non-meat eaters. Seated in the ArtScience Museum, SweetSpot features a wholesome vegetarian-friendly menu of artisan breads, cakes, and tarts. This could be your next afternoon tea hangout spot.

#3 Enjoy 10% Off LAVO Italian Restaurant & Rooftop Bar

Tuck into an exquisite Italian cuisine at LAVO Italian Restaurant & Rooftop Bar with their recommended dishes such as the LAVO Meatball, Charred Octopus, and 20-Layer Chocolate Cake. Sip on your favourite handcrafted cocktails at their outdoor terrace and enjoy the evening view from 57 storeys above.

Is It Worthwhile To Become A Sands Rewards LifeStyle Member?

Whether or not you are a frequent diner or shopper at MBS, the Sands Rewards Lifestyle Membership may come in handy when you do make a visit there since you can earn Reward Dollars for eligible purchases (plus it’s free with no expiry date!). It allows you to get more discounts on your spending, which can be in addition to your credit card benefits. This makes shopping at MBS more appealing.

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