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Best Christmas Presents And Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

Show Your Appreciation To Your Helper This Christmas With These Gift Ideas!

Gifts for helpers in Singapore

Our helpers are more than just maids. They are key members of the household who keep everything in order, from clothes and meals to ensuring the well-being of the entire family. Simply put, they are part of the family! This Christmas, give her something special to show your appreciation for all the help rendered. Here’s our guide to the best gift ideas for your helper in Singapore!

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  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore The Body Shop

    THE BODY SHOP HUG & SQUEEZE HAND BALM CRACKERS *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Nourishing Hand Creams For Those Helping Hands!

    All that daily cleaning can make our helper's hands dry and wrinkly. This set of give wonderfully fruity, nutty and creamy Hand Balms will help to rejuvenate those pair of hard-worked hands! It offers 24 hour moisture and comes in various options: Shea and Coconut, Almod Milk, Moringa and Mango - all of which are perfect for dry and sensitive skin!

    Priced at SG$55.

    The Body Shop, 9 Bishan Place #01-09, Bishan Junction 8 Singapore 579837, www.thebodyshop.com

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore H&M

    H&M GIFT CARDS *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Give The Gift Of Fashion!

    There is nothing more exciting than a shopping spree on a weekend! Give your helper the gift of fashion for unlimited shopping on her rest day! Be it apparels for daily wear or on her off day, she is bound to find something that she will like. The H&M Gift Card is flexible and easy to use and any remaining balance will be displace on their purchase receipt, allowing them to track their expenses easily.

    H&M, 23 Serangoon Central #01-12 to #01-33 23, NEX Singapore 556083, www2.hm.com

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore Bath & Body Works

    BATH & BODY WORKS WINTER CANDY APPLE *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Festive Shower Gel Flavor

    For something more practical, perhaps consider Bath & Body Works' Winter Candy Apple Shower Gel! This shower gels is infused with vitamin E and aloe for your helper's dry hands from all the washing and cleaning. It acts as a gentle cleanser, which makes it perfect for daily use!

    Priced at SG$13.50.

    Bath & Body Works, 4 Tampines Central 5 Tampines Mall #01-10/11 Singapore 529510,

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore Universal Studios Singapore

    UNIVERSAL STUDIOS SINGAPORE *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Thrilling Rides & Hollywood-Themed Shows!

    There is no better way for your helper to enjoy her day off than a trip to Universal Studios Singapore! From thrilling roller coasters and themed rides to experiencing the likes of Hollywood Boulevard and shows, it offers an experience that your helper will treasure forever! There are even cuisines of all sorts as well as plenty of souvenirs from blockbusters films and television series for them to take home.

    Opens daily 11am - 6pm.

    Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269, www.rwsentosa.com/en/attractions/universal-studios-singapore

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore SEA Aquarium

    S.E.A. AQUARIUM *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Enjoy Up Close & Personal Encounters With Marine Life!

    If the weather does not permit, perhaps a trip to the S.E.A Aquarium may be a better idea! Let your helper explore the wonders of the oceans' diverse inhabitants! S.E.A. Aquarium is one of the world’s largest aquariums, home to more than 100,000 marine animals - from fishes and stingrays to sharks and jellyfishes. There are even opportunies to experience up-close animal encounters!

    Opens daily 10am - 5pm.

    S.E.A. Aquarium, 8 Sentosa Gateway Singapore 098269, www.rwsentosa.com/en/attractions/sea-aquarium

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore IKEA Storage Box

    IKEA STORAGE BOXES *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Colorful Boxes To Spruce Up Personal Space

    Our helpers often may not have that much storage space compared to the rest of the family members. However, that does not mean compromising on style! These IKEA storage boxes are highly practical and allows your helper to store small items such as their mobile phones and facial products or perhaps clothes. There is also a mesh net which allows them to view the contents easily. The boxes come in three colours - black, yellow and turquoise!

    Priced at SG$16.90 for 3 pieces.

    IKEA, 60 Tampines North Drive 2, Singapore 528764, www.ikea.com/sg/en

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore Decathlon Mountain Hking Low Folding Camping Chair

    DECATHLON MOUNTAIN HIKING LOW FOLDING CAMPING CHAIR *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Ideal For Picnics & Gatherings

    Your helper's off day are often spend catching up with friends and loved ones over picinics. The best way to enjoy this is with Decathlon's Mountain Hiking Low Folding Camping Chair! This lightweight chair - at just 1.2kg! - offers your helper a simple, easy-to-carry, seating solution that is perfect regardless of whether they are picnicing at a park or at the beach. 

    Priced at SG$15.90.

    Decathlon, 230 Stadium Blvd Singapore 397799, www.decathlon.sg

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore Simba Phone Sim Card

    SIMBA PHONE SIM CARDS *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Mobile Data & Calls To Connect With Family & Friends

    Formerly known as TPG Telecom, SIMBA has been making waves in the telecommunication industry with its highly affordable SIM only plans. With competitive prices of SG$10 for 100GB of data over 30 days, this is an ideal gift for your helper to connect with friends locally and their family members back home! After all, a mobile phone is essential for her to communicate with her loved ones and friends regarding her well-being and needs. Your helper will certainly appreciate having her phone expenses covered once in a while.

    SIMBA, www.simba.sg

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore Charles & Keith

    CHARLES & KEITH SHOULDER BAG *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Stylish Bag For A Day Out

    Your helper's off day is usually spend catching up with her friends perhaps over a meal or a outing to somewhere fun. Perhaps make it extra special with this Charles & Keith Shoulder Bag for her to head out in style! This bold-colored square shoulder bag is perfectly sized to keep all her daily essentials, such as mobile phone, travel cards and packets of tissues.

    Priced at SG$89.90.

    Charles & Keith, www.charleskeith.com/sg

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore The Fat Kid Bakery

    THE FAT KID BAKERY SOURDOUGH BOMBOS *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Irresistible Doughnuts!

    Who can ever resist sourdough bombos! This Christmas, treat your helper to a delectable box of sourdough bombos! Similar to doughnuts, these bombos are available in a variety of flavors - from traditional ones such as Chocolate and Vanilla to unique concoctions such as Buttered Popcorn and Blueberry Cheesecake. The bombos are available in a box of 4, 8, 10 and 12. Aside from their sourdough bombos, The Fat Kid Bakery also offers eclairs, brownies and cookies - whichever your helper prefers!

    Box of 4 sourdough bombos starts at SG$15.20.

    The Fat Kid Bakery, 7 Ang Mo Kio Street 66, Floravista #01-07 Singapore 567708, hello@thefatkidbakery.com, www.thefatkidbakery.com

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore Nalgene Water Bottle

    NALGENE 16OZ WATER BOTTLE *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Helps Your Helper Stay Hydrated Throughout The Day!

    All that housework and cooking can take a toll on your helper at times and the last thing that you want her is to fall sick from dehydration. Perhaps ensure that she gets the required daily 8 glasses of water with Nalgene's 16oz Wide Mouth Sustain Water Bottle. Available in various colors such as pomegranate, grey and olive, this sturdy water bottle is made from sustainable materials and is safe to put in the dishwasher. At just 88.5g, it is sufficiently lightweight for your helper to bring around house as she goes about doing her daily chores.

    Priced at SG$23.90.

    The Planet Traveller, www.theplanettraveller.com

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore Earfun Free Mini

    EARFUN FREE MINI *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Compact Wireless Earbuds For Maximum Comfort

    Dubbed as one of the most compact wireless earbuds, the Earfun Free Mini provides all-day comfort with its ergonomic and featherweight fit. Despite weighing just 3.9g per earbud, it promises immersive signature sound with superb music that will help your helper get through the day! Moreover, it is waterproof - ensuring that the earbuds will still work well even if it accidentally falls into the sink or in the shower.

    Priced at SG$49.

    Shopee, www.shopee.sg

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore The Paper Bunny

    THE PAPER BUNNY GREETING CARDS *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Heartful Notes of Appreciation

    Sometimes, the best gifts need not be something expansive or overly complex. It could be as simple as a heartful note of appreciation to take your helper for her efforts and dedication in supporting the family. These cards from The Paper Bunny may do just the trick. It even comes with a matching envelope! At the same time, you could even get the kids to draw something for her or include a photo of the help with the entire family in the card!

    Priced at SG$6.50.

    The Paper Bunny, www.thepaperbunny.com

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore Cash Bonus

    CHRISTMAS BONUS *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    A Small Cash Token

    A bonus is no doubt the most welcome gift for your helpful! Money is always helpful to your helpful - be it to purchase new items for themselves or to allow them to send extra money back to their family. Alternatively, you can always use the cash to purchase random groceries or snacks that your helper likes!

     

  • Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore Homie Portable Beach Mat

    HOMIE PORTABLE BEACH MAT *Best Christmas Presents & Gift Ideas For Domestic Helpers In Singapore

    Perfect For Picnics & Beach Gatherings

    Homie's portable beach mat is perfect for your helper when she is spending time with friends or family on her day off. This foldable mat comes with built-in handles and a case for easy storage at home and portability as she heads out. Moreover, it is waterproof and sand resistant as well as comfortable to the skin with its high-quality polyester and PVC materials.

    Priced at SG$10.

    Homie SG, www.homie.sg/products/portable-beach-mat

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