Welcome to the ultimate guide to overseas online shopping! This is a compilation of our most useful guides to shop smarter (and cheaper) on overseas sites.
You may be tempted to start shopping beyond local, especially when many of your favourite products, like AirPods, iPads, clothes, and cosmetics are cheaper on overseas online stores. Well, you’re in luck – bookmark this page for easy reference whenever you’re planning to make a purchase!
From price hacks to price comparisons and even step-by-step shipping guides, we’ve got the best kept secrets about online shopping! We’ve divided them into Merchant Guides, Shipping Guides, and Category Guides for you to become an overseas online shopping expert in no time.
1. Merchant Guides 🛍
Our expert guides to some of the most popular merchants that our YouTroopers can’t get enough of!
• How to Buy From Taobao
• How to Navigate Taobao Keywords
• How to Ship From Taobao
• How to Refund on Taobao
• How to Reverse Image Search on Taobao
• How to Checkout Taobao in CNY with YouTrip
• How to CBM Bulky Ship From Taobao
• How to Earn Cashback From ShopBack Taobao
• Taobao Shipping: Taobao Direct vs ezbuy vs ezShip
• iHerb Hack: How to Pay Less Without Promo Codes
• iHerb vs Innisfree & Etude House: Which is Cheaper?
• iHerb vs Watsons & Guardian: Which Is Cheaper?
• Muji vs iHerb: Where Can I Get Cheaper Essential Oils?
• Amazon Prime Day 2020: Singapore Shipping Guide
• How To Get Cheaper AirPods
• How To Get Cheaper iPad Pro
• How to Get Cheaper Kindle Paperwhite
• How to Get Cheaper Bose Headphones
• How to Get Cheaper Roomba Robot Vacuum
• How to Get Cheaper Amazon Echo Dot
• How to Get Cheaper Anova Sous Vide Cooker
2. Shipping Guides 🚢
If you know what you want, and where to get it from, the next thing to consider is how to get it shipped to you, intact and wallet-friendly. Here’s all you need to know about shipping from overseas!
📦 Dummies Guide to Freight Forwarders:
• vPost Shipping Guide: How to Use vPost Step-by-Step
• vPost Review: My Experience Shipping From The US & UK
• Comgateway Guide: How to Ship From USA to Singapore
• ezbuy’s ezShip Shipping Guide: How to Use Step-by-Step
🇨🇳 China Shipping:
• Best China Freight Forwarders Singapore (Agent Comparison)
🇺🇸 USA Shipping:
• Best US Freight Forwarders Singapore (Agent Comparison)
🇬🇧 UK Shipping:
• Best UK Freight Forwarders Singapore (Agent Comparison)
3. Category Guides 🛒
Here are some other guides you may be interested in, sorted by category, if you’re already down the rabbit hole and are looking to expand your overseas shopping list!
• 海边走走 (HiWalk): Ordering Iconic Taiwan Egg Rolls to Singapore
• 海边走走 (HiWalk) Taiwan Egg Rolls Review
• 阿聪师 (O-Nong): Award-Winning Taiwan Taro Pastry
• 奮起福 (Fenchifu): Award-Winning Taiwan Rice Crackers
• Boxed: How to Order Exclusive USA Snacks
• Suan La Fen Mala Instant Noodles: Am I Overpaying?
• 8 Healthy Food For WFH: Grocery Shopping List
• StockX: How to Buy & Bid Rare Sneakers, Streetwear & More
• 9 Best Women’s Activewear Brands: Lululemon, Gymshark, 4505
• A&F Hack: How to Use VPN For Cheaper Prices
• 10 Korea Winter Wear & Ulzzang Outfits Under $40
• 10 Autumn Outfits Under $18 For Her
💋 Beauty & Skincare:
• Sephora vs Cult Beauty: Who Has Cheaper Skincare & Makeup?
• 5 Popular American Beauty Brands That You Can Buy Directly
• 星采醫美保養品 (Starnic): Taiwanese Beauty & Skincare Brand
• 8 Self-Care Products Under $25 For You to Treat Yourself
• Morphe Brushes Review: MorpheMe Subscription Box
🏡 Home Lifestyle & Decor:
• 小日子 (One Day): Taiwan’s “Muji-Style” Lifestyle Store
• My Experience Buying From Muji’s Official Store On Taobao
• Muji Singapore vs Muji Taobao: Which is Cheaper?
• Muji-Style Furniture That Doesn’t Cost a Bomb
• 7 Best Kickstarter Projects to Improve Your Life
• Aesthetic Room Ideas & Decors Under $10
• Insta-Worthy Bedroom: 10 Aesthetic Room Ideas & Decor
• 8 DIY Essential Oil Blends You Must Try at Home
🎮 Games & Subscriptions:
• Cheapest Nintendo Switch Lite Guide
• Cheapest Nintendo Switch Guide
• Cheapest Animal Crossing: New Horizons Guide
• Cheaper With YouTrip: 7 Digital Subscriptions & Games
• 7 Best Subscription Boxes You Should Order
• 6 Unique Patreon Creators to Subscribe & Support
• MasterClass Review: Is MasterClass Worth It?
Phew, that’s a lot of hacks and guides! What else do you want us to test out and feature? Let us know in the comments below! And if you still haven’t gotten your free YouTrip card yet, use promo code <BLOG5> to sign up and receive a free S$5 in your account. 😎