If you and your friends are planning to celebrate Halloween; it is important to take note of the costs that come along with a night of spooktacular fun. Whether you want to trick or treat, costumes, food, and transportation can make your bank account scarier than ever.

Costumes

In Singapore, there are various costume shops where you can get your freak on! Instead of buying a costume, you can rent it out for a day or even consider DIY. With Halloween only being celebrated for one day, you can afford to save and wear something that will not burn a hole in your pocket.

Renting a Halloween costume ranges from $20 to $100 per day, depending on what you want to get. Find out where the best costume shops in Singapore are!

Halloween Horror Nights 2018, Universal Studios

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If you are looking for a good scream with your friends – you can visit Universal Studios Singapore (USS) where they have the annual Halloween Horror Nights from 27 October to 31 October.

Not only will you be able to scream your lungs off in iconic USS treats such as Battlestar Galactica but also the exclusive local-themed haunted houses, scare zones and shows that bring to life the subjects of many childhood nightmares. (Bonus treat: There is even a haunted house with Netflix’s Stranger Things theme!)

Tickets start at $58 for general admission per person.

Food and Drinks

Whether you decide to go to Halloween Horror Nights or simply just go around town walking in your costumes, you need sustenance. Buying food and non-alcoholic drinks for the night can approximately be $20 per person and $50 per person if you decide to go to USS.

If you are over 18 and decide that a little liquid courage is something that you might need for the night, this price can even double!

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Going out means braving the swarm of people dressed in extravagant costumes. You can save a lot of money by taking the trusty Singapore bus & MRT services. However, if you’d rather not brave the swarm of people dressed in an extravagant costume, a cab’s fare is from $10. Split the bill with your friends so you would not have to cover the full damage!

In Summary…

Costumes $20
Halloween Horror Nights Tickets $58
Food & Drinks $20
Transportation $5
TOTAL $103

 

Therefore, spending your Halloween out can easily cost more than $100! If you’re thrifty, you can skip HHN and opt for a night in altogether instead.

You can just microwave some popcorn and have a little Halloween marathon featuring the scariest movies of all time! With the only price, you’d be paying for is the lack of sleep.

 

 

 

 

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Anna Haotanto is the Advisor (former CEO) of The New Savvy. She is currently the COO of ABZD Capital and the CMO of Gourmet Food Holdings, an investment firm focusing on opportunities in the global F&B industry. She is part of the founding committee of the Singapore FinTech Association and heads the Women In FinTech and Partnership Committee. Anna is the President of the Singapore Management University Women Alumni. Anna invests and sits on the board of a few startups. Anna is also part of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Career Women’s Group executive committee. Anna’s story is featured on Millionaire Minds on Channel NewsAsia. She hosts TV shows and events, namely for Channel NewsAsia’s “The Millennial Investor” and “Challenge Tomorrow”, a FinTech documentary. Anna was awarded “Her Times Youth Award” at the Rising50 Women Empowerment Gala, organised by the Indonesian Embassy of Singapore. The award was presented by His Excellency Ngurah Swajaya. She was also awarded Founder of the Year for ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards. She was also awarded the Women Empowerment Award by the Asian Business & Social Forum. Anna has been awarded LinkedIn Power Profiles for founders (2018, 2017), Tatler Gen T, The Peak’s Trailblazers under 40 and a nominee for the Women of The Future award by Aviva

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