As the days counting down to Hari Raya gets lesser, most to-do lists grow. Running errands become inevitable as one of the biggest celebration in the Muslim calendar approaches. Spring cleaning and getting your homes in order is at most priority because you and your home got to look good for the festive season. It’s time to approach that long awaited to-do list and get some errands done in time for the big celebration.
Errand day is always much easier with a car in tow so you can lug everything you need without breaking a sweat and maybe even your back. Get your friends and family to make the day less boring and more exciting. So rent a car for the day and finish that list! You can choose your cars at RC9.co for your Hari Raya car rental in Singapore.
Here are 5 places that you would probably visit to check off those items on your errand list.
1. The Salvation Army
After cleaning out your closets, those old clothes and knick-knacks have to go somewhere. What better way to clear your old items by supporting a charitable cause? A little kindness goes a long way. The Salvation Army is a great place for you to donate your old but still usable items. People donate everything from apparel to appliances and even furniture. Remember, a person’s junk is another’s treasure.
Also, the process is relatively easy to go through. Drive to the nearest donation bin and drop off your donations in a hut-like shed. Make sure you place them in boxes or paper bags for easy transportation. Just like that you are all set!
Two popular donation bins are located at Bukit Timah and Changi.
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500 Upper Bukit Timah Road Singapore 678 106
7 Upper Changi Road North Singapore 507706
Weekdays, 9 am to 5 pm and Weekends, 9 am to 8 pm
Unload your truckload at various donation bins located across the island.
2. Far East Flora
You can’t possibly celebrate the festive season without flowers. So for all those flower lovers out there, you should probably head down to Thomson Road to have a floral embrace. Far East Flora is also a great place to chill out since they have four large refrigerators filled with flowers from everywhere and anywhere. You can get Roses, Lilies, Eustoma, Tulips, Peonies and many more exotic flowers to add color to your living space. The bonus is that the flowers here are also much cheaper and affordable than most flowers found in supermarkets or local florists shops. Nothing like some fresh flowers to add on to the festive atmosphere. Plus, they do not collect dust like those plastic flowers.
555 Thomson Rd Singapore 298140
8 am to 9 pm daily
Time to fill up that back seat with some flora and fauna to light up your homes.
Time to get a new look for your homes for the festive season. No better place than heading down to Ikea. Browse through the bedroom studios to garner some inspiration to spice up your living space. Grab some new sheets, candles or maybe even a new rug probably at special prices this festive season. Pick up some gorgeous vases for those flowers you just got. Give your living space a much face-lift without digging much into your pockets. Ikea even have self-checkout counters so you can beat the queue and efficiently move on to the next errand on your list.
IKEA has 2 locations in Singapore so either head to Alexandra or Tampines at your own convenience. By renting a car, you wouldn’t have to worry about carrying all that cargo.
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317 Alexandra Road Singapore 159965
60 Tampines North Drive 2 Singapore 528764
10 am to 11 pm daily
Load up that trunk with your buys and move on to the next item in the list.
You can’t celebrate Eid without some delicious food. Before you can fill your stomach with some lontong or rendang, you would have to get the ingredients from somewhere. Marketing is definitely an important errand for any mother to cook up a storm during this festive season. Getting all the right ingredients is crucial and also, no need to worry how to get that loot back home with a convenient rented car at hand. Buy all you need and nothing less so you are all prepared to be your own “MasterChef” at home.
Bonus: If you head to Ikea Tampines, there is a Giant megastore just next door.
Giant 21 Tampines North Drive 2 Singapore 528765
8 am to 12 Midnight Daily
Fill up your trunk with groceries before filling up your tummies.
5. Geylang Bazaar
End your errand day surrounded with the festive mood. There is no better place than the Geylang Bazaar to get your spirits up for Eid. If you weren’t satisfied with your buys from before, the bazaar is a great place to get everything else you needed. Carpets, curtains, clothes and even churros can be found all in one place. Nothing like celebrating the end of Ramadan than at one of the biggest bazaars in Singapore. Geylang is a hotspot for not just getting last minute that baju kurung and kuih. Also, locals enjoy getting their fair share of street food that ranges from Western to Japanese or even Thai cuisine. Prices are negotiable so don’t hesitate to bargain your way to the best deals.
Most people do not drive to Geylang due to the crazy traffic but with all that precious cargo, a car is definitely needed to make sure you and your valuable buys get home in one piece. Plus, you get some much needed cool down on the way back to your humble abode. There are available parking spaces at the nearby housing estates. Park your car and have a warm up walk to the bazaar.
Squeeze in your last minute buys into that RC9.co car and you would be all set for Eid!
Geylang Serai Singapore
4pm to Midnight daily during Ramadan
Collect your keys and have a productive day!
Renting a car make sure you can get through your errand list within the day. Make sure you rent a car that you can fit all the fun and of course, your precious cargo. You can choose your cars at RC9.co for your Hari Raya car rental in Singapore!