One Call Away: Let these Experts Save Your Day
Let’s face it. Gone are the days when meticulous planning and detailed lists worked. Multiple post-it notes and constant calendar reminders still leave us defenceless in the face of any surprises that life throws our way.
We at Vanilla Luxury scoured the island for answers to 10 last minute troubles that can strike you on any ordinary day. What’s even better is that they are just a phone call away!
Have an event to go to but don’t know what to wear?
We can't stop raving about Covetella and how they ensure you never have to wear the same dress twice! Covetella allows you to borrow dresses and accessories to suit any event you wish to attend - urgent or not. If renting isn't your thing, they also offer a great range of gowns and dresses to buy from their highly coveted range. Free shipping island wide, a complimentary 45-minute fitting session and the option to sell or lend them your unwanted clothes are just extra perks to have!
Had one too many and can’t drive your car back home?
Always the one sticking to no alcohol because you need to drive everyone home? Home Valet Service Pte. Ltd. will take care of you, your car and make sure you arrive safe. They have several testimonials of happy customers who keep them on their dialing list day or night, because they are literally, one call away.
Contact Number: +65 8186 6219 | + 65 8488 4547
Big night out and oops we forgot to call a babysitter!
When your regular college grad is unavailable and you haven't made a booking with your agency in time, our secret last minute contact is an emergency must have. Babysitters.sg is the go-to number for distressed parents looking for child minding on short notice. Established almost a decade ago, this agency is fully licensed by the Ministry of Manpower and adept at matching the right individual with your family’s needs.
Contact Number: +65 9487 5408
Anniversary fail! No flowers ordered.
It has happened to the best of us. Making last minute panic calls to florists around town and eventually having to resort to grocery arranged flowers that may not last a day! iCupidFlorist has years of experience bailing out troubled forgetful spouses and the like. As the name suggests, expect romantically arranged fresh flowers and best of all; with same day delivery options.
Contact Number: +65 9382 3289
Want to add some cake or cheesecake to those flowers perhaps?
For a city filled with bakers, the minimum advance order deadlines on most, are not great for that piece of spontaneous cake. However, we did manage to find a few gems who will oblige us with last minute orders and delivery options. For Cheesecake, Cat and the Fiddle offer premium cheesecakes in 15 original flavours specially created by Singapore’s iconic dessert chef, Daniel Tay. For cakes there’s always The Cake Shop that provides same day delivery service seven days a week, including Sundays.
Website: www.catandthefiddle.com | www.thecakeshop.com.sg
Need help cleaning or ironing or cooking?
Don't we just hate long contracts and registration costs that maid agencies insist upon? Everyone we know is looking for a reliable cleaning service that can send people over whenever you want. The Sendhelper app has revolutionised the part time help market in Singapore and offers help at the touch of a button. Convenient, no hidden costs with a variety of services on offer, no wonder they’ve touched a chord with some of us.
Aching muscles or just too stressed out?
Transform your home into a spa and get a certified massage therapist knead away those knots even at non-commercial hours. Sole House, a luxury massage service operates seven days a week right until 2:00 a.m. From foot reflexology, full body massages and mani-pedis, their highly experienced and certified professionals will sort you out, right in the comfort of your own home.
Contact Number: +65 6221 7002
Where did I keep those keys? Again!
The chances of losing the keys to your office, car or home are directly proportionate to the lateness of the evening or unavailability of help. Botak Locksmith Singapore are the only ones that promise to reach you any time of the day or night within 15 minutes. They market themselves as being dependable, reasonably priced and providers of professional services without any damage to your property.
Contact Number: +65 9151 6792
Not well and don't have enough energy to get out of your bedroom?
Feeling under the weather and can't bear the thought of hospital queues? We sure hope you don't need one, but should the need arise Trinity House Call is a 24-hour medical service that can send a certified doctor to your doorstep. Everything from consultation, wound care and even minor surgical procedures are covered by this set of mobile nurses and doctors.
Contact Number: +65 8223 4999
Wordsmith and marketer by day, Natasha is your go-to girl on all things beauty, travel and family. This mommy to two loves her cheese, a fab read and crooning to Ping Fong (don't we all?). Natasha also heads Communications at Expatgiving and helps volunteers find their dream non-profit role! Reach her at email or via her Instagram @sonattymama
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