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Singapore

Singapore

Language

English

Currency

Singapore dollar

Official currency of Singapore
Time Zone

Singapore (GMT+8) Hours

Currently
04:41 AM
Total

36

Packages, Experiences, Attractions & Activities

Overview

Welcome to Singapore, one of Asia's most vibrant and dynamic cities! Known for its modern skyline, lush greenery, and diverse cultural heritage, Singapore is a city that never fails to impress.

As a first-time traveler to Singapore, there are a few things you should know about the city. Singapore is a small island nation located in Southeast Asia, with a population of just over 5 million people. The city is known for its cosmopolitan and multicultural vibe, with a blend of Chinese, Malay, Indian, and Western cultures.

The climate in Singapore is tropical, with high humidity and temperatures that range between 25 and 35 degrees Celsius year-round. It's always a good idea to pack light and comfortable clothing, and be prepared for occasional rain showers.

When it comes to iconic attractions, Singapore has plenty to offer. Some of the typical must-visit sights include the Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, the Merlion Park, and the Singapore Flyer. For history and culture buffs, the National Museum of Singapore, Chinatown, and Little India are great places to explore but have a look at some of our more off-beat offerings for a memorable trip!

As for accommodation, Singapore has a range of hotels to suit every budget and preference. Some of the most iconic hotels include the Raffles Hotel Singapore, Marina Bay Sands, The Ritz-Carlton, and The Fullerton Hotel. If you're looking for a more budget-friendly option, there are also plenty of hostels and budget hotels located throughout the city. Check out some of our favourite boutiques below.

So whether you're here for business or leisure, Singapore is a city that will captivate and delight you. We hope you enjoy your stay and have a wonderful time exploring all that this amazing city has to offer. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us for a customised itinerary any time!

Singapore Highlights

At a Glance

This vibrant city-state has so much to offer, from mouth-watering cuisine to iconic landmarks and a bustling nightlife scene. Want to immerse yourself in the local culture? Take a stroll through the colourful streets of Chinatown, or visit the bustling hawker centres to sample the best street food in the world.

Feeling adventurous? Head to Sentosa Island for thrilling rides at Universal Studios or relax on the pristine beaches. Looking for a luxurious experience? Indulge in high-end shopping on Orchard Road or sip on cocktails at the famous rooftop bars. And when the sun goes down, the city truly comes alive with its vibrant nightlife scene.

With a vibrant mix of cultures and endless things to do, Singapore is a must-visit destination for any traveller seeking adventure and unforgettable experiences. So pack your bags and get ready to explore the Lion City – you won't be disappointed!

Best time to visit Singapore

Singapore has a typical tropical climate year round - hot and humid with equal amounts of sunshine and rain. The temperature range stays mostly in the 30s (Celsius) and rarely drops below 20 degrees at night. Although there are two monsoon seasons, rain is present year round, usually in the form of thunderstorms and short bursts of torrential rain. Thankfully the sun also shines year round - so although the weather can be unpredictable, the sun will usually prevail, making it the perfect holiday destination.

Geography & Environment

Overview
The Republic of Singapore is a small city/state island located at the tip of the Malay Peninsula, 85 miles north of the Equator. It is a flat country of 250 square miles (641 square miles) with a maximum elevation of 581 feet. At its widest points it measures 26 miles from east to west and 14 miles north to south.

Geography
focal point for Southeast Asian sea routes

Climate
25 and 35 degrees Celsius year-round.

Top 5 Foods

Char kway teow
A stir-fried noodle dish made with flat rice noodles, Chinese sausage, egg, and bean sprouts, and often topped with crispy fried lard.
Chili crab
A popular seafood dish made with mud crabs cooked in a tangy and slightly spicy tomato-based sauce.
Hainanese chicken rice
A simple yet delicious dish made of poached chicken served with fragrant rice cooked in chicken broth, accompanied with chili sauce and dark soy sauce.
Laksa
A spicy noodle soup dish made with rice noodles and a creamy coconut milk-based broth, filled with ingredients like prawns, fish cakes, and bean sprouts.
Roti prata
A popular Indian-influenced breakfast dish consisting of crispy, flaky flatbread served with a curry dipping sauce.

Singapore Travel FAQ’s

Do I need a visa to travel to Singapore?
Visa-free Countries for Singapore European Union citizens. Australia. New Zealand. Norway. South Korea. Switzerland. United States.
Do I need a COVID-19 vaccine to join a trip in Singapore?
Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 with the use of an approved vaccine. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure. Alternatively, travelers may provide documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 and having received at least one dose of an approved vaccine, at least 28 days after their first diagnosis of a COVID-19 infection and within 14 days before departure. Singapore citizens and permanent residents and those traveling for 'essential reasons' are exempt from the vaccination requirement.
Are credit cards accepted widely in Singapore?
The official currency of Singapore is the Singapore dollar. Credit cards are widely accepted in restaurants, bars, shops, hotels and taxis in Singapore.
What is the internet access like in Singapore?
The top countries with the fastest broadband download speeds were Singapore with 219.01 Mbps speed.
How far is Sentosa Island from the airport?
Sentosa Island is around 26.5km from Changi Airport. Taxi is the fastest way to reach Sentosa from Changi.
Which is the best time to travel to Singapore?
The best time to travel to Singapore is between December and February when the entire city is lit up for Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year.
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