How to buy Godiva chocolate cheaper in SingaporeGodiva chocolate is delicious. It’s tasty with a nice texture and flavour. They have a great range of classic chocolate blocks (tablets) to hot chocolate drinks. It can be expensive though so I have been wondering how to buy it at a more affordable cost. Well, there is a way to buy Godiva chocolate cheaper in Singapore, by buying it directly from the Godiva US online store. I’ll explain how in the step by step guide below. Before I jump into that, here’s a contrast of the US and Singapore prices for the same block of Godiva chocolate.
Singapore Price for Godiva ChocolatePrices for Godiva chocolate blocks (tablets) such as “72% dark chocolate tablet” and “85% Extra Dark Santo Domingo Chocolate tablet” are $22 SGD in Singapore. This is for 100g (3.5 oz) size.
US Price for Godiva ChocolatePrices for Godiva chocolate blocks (tablets) in the US. The same type of 100g (3.5 oz) size of chocolate blocks is selling for $3.99 USD across the same range of chocolate tablets. In this example, we are looking at the “72% dark chocolate tablet“. So at face value that’s the following pricing for the same block of chocolate (assuming a currency conversion rate of USD to SGD of 0.68 (US price/ currency conversion rate):
|Singapore Price||US Price||US Price (in SGD)|
How to buy Godiva chocolate cheaper to enjoy in Singapore
Step 1 – Sign up for a US address at comGatewayYou’ll need to set up a US address so that you Godiva chocolate can be delivered there. As soon as you register with comGateway, you’ll be given a free, sales tax-exempted U.S. shipping address, and the fun can begin!
Step 2 – Start shoppingStart shopping on Godiva‘s US online store and use your new US address. If you get stuck due to payment reasons, that is the online store won’t accept your credit card, use comGateway’s BuyForMe service.
Bonus tip – You can also shop at your other favourite U.S. online stores, ship packages to your new U.S. address as well (read my How to buy from US online stores using comGateway from Singapore guide for more details)
Step 3 – Packages are shipped to your US AddresscomGateway notify you as soon as your packages arrive. When you log in, you’ll have full control over what happens to your package next. Here’s an example from my recent purchase from Godiva.com (and also other US online stores such as Amazon.com)
Step 4 – When you’re ready, ask comGateway to ship your packages home at comGateway
Once all your Godiva chocolate (along other items from other US online stores if you brought other things) arrive at your comGateway address, then when you’re ready, to ask them to ship them to your home.
Step 4.2 Select Repack (optional) and Shipping Speed
Step 4.3 Pay for your International shipping fees and add Promo codes (as applicable)
Step 4.4 Review International Shipping order
Review your International Shipping order. In my purchase, at this step, I reviewed the order again after entering my payment details. I have chosen the “Standard” shipping option.
Step 4.5 Confirm your International Shipping order
Step 5 – Enjoy your Godiva chocolate!
Enjoy your Godiva chocolate, shipped directly from the Godiva US store. If you’re wondering what my own purchase was like. I brought about 278 SGD worth of Godiva chocolate from the Godiva US online store. This is compared to buying the same for 123.95 SGD. Please see my breakdown below.
How much Godiva cost from the Godiva US online storeHere’s the breakdown of purchasing the same chocolate from the Godiva US online store vs the Godiva Singapore online store. 81 SGD equivalent (55.95 USD)
Compared to how much it’d cost in the Godiva Singapore online store
278 SGD equivalent (193 USD)
|Product||Qty||ITEM#||Price (USD)||Price (SGD)|
|LARGE 72% DARK CHOCOLATE BAR||3||79410||$22.00||https://www.godiva.com.sg/sgen/72-dark-chocolate-tablet.html|
|LARGE 85% EXTRA DARK CHOCOLATE BAR||1||79408||$22.00|
|LARGE 50% DARK CHOCOLATE COCOA NIBS BAR||2||10621||$22.00|
|LARGE 31% MILK CHOCOLATE BAR||2||79414||$22.00|
|LARGE 41% MILK CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT BAR||2||73905||$22.00|
|WRAPPED MILK CHOCOLATE CARAMELS||1||73248||$56.00||https://www.godiva.com.sg/sgen/|
|WRAPPED CREME BRULEE DESSERT TRUFFLES||1||78148||$56.00|
|WRAPPED CARAMEL NUT BROWNIE TRUFFLES||1||79745||$56.00|
Total cost of delivery for Godiva chocolate
Using comGateway’s Time and Cost calculator, the International standard shipping cost is 24.80 USD. That’s about 36.47 SGD for the shipping costs. Total costs for the Godiva purchase is $84.29 USD which equals 123.95 SGD.
Sound good? Check out more details here at comGateway. Happy shopping!