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Singapore Travel Tips and Information

Singapore Travel Tips and Information

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Official NameRepublic of Singapore
Population5.6 Million
Country CodeSG
LanguageEnglish, Malay, Tamil, Standard Mandarin
Country Code (international calls)65

The flight time to Singapore is approximately 19~21 hours. Check the climate, currency, religion, manners, other information of Singapore below. Wishing you pleasant travels to Singapore.

Singapore is a sovereign city-state and an island country in Southeast Asia. It lies one degree (137 kilometres or 85 miles) north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Known as the "Lion City", Singapore is famous for its booming economy and the strict regime of law and order it enforces.

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Visa and Immigration Procedures to Singapore

It is mandatory for people traveling to Singapore to hold a valid passport or a travel document with a minimum validity of 6 months at the time of departure, an onward or return air ticket, sufficient funds for the duration of their stay and to have entry documents (including a visa) to their next destination. Singapore has two visa assessment sections, Assessment Level 1 and Assessment Level 2. People with the Assessment Level 1 visa category can stay in Singapore for a maximum 30 days. Visitors from these countries can apply for an e-Visa to enter Singapore and stay for 30 days. Passengers from the USA, Australia, Norway, South Korea, Switzerland and the European Union can stay in Singapore for 90 days. Nationals that fall under Assessment Level 1 do not require a visa to enter Singapore. Those that fall under Assessment Level 2 require advanced visa approval into Singapore.

Things/Items Allowed into Singapore

Except for passengers from Malaysia, passengers over the age of 18 can bring a maximum of 1 liter of wine and beer if they stay outside Singapore more than 48 hours, or they may bring 2 liters of wine and 1 liter of beer, or 1 liter of wine and 2 liters of beer. Passengers can bring food items, subject to approval by the AVA. All cigarettes and tobacco products are subject to taxation.

Things/Items Forbidden out of Singapore

• Rhinoceros Horn • Animals (Require Permission) • Arms and Explosives • Toxic Chemicals and Pesticides • Rough Diamonds • Radioactive Materials • Currency (No limit but required declaration above SGD 20,000)

Things/Items Forbidden into Singapore

• Chewing Gum • Tobacco • Electronic Cigarette • Firecrackers • Pornography • Drugs

Singapore Travel FAQs

Q. What are the popular tourist destinations in Singapore?

A. Singapore is one of the best tourist spots in Southeast Asia. Therefore, the moment you have your ticket confirmed, you must start planning your trip as tourist spots are very busy. Some popular destinations include Marina Bay, Clarke Quay, Universal Studios Singapore, Gardens by the Bay, Raffles Hotel, Chinatown, Singapore Flyer, Sentosa, Singapore Night Safari, Little India and more.

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Q. What are the important things to remember when you are in Singapore?

A. If you speak English, you will not have to worry about moving around in Singapore. Even though the accent may be slightly different, it is easy to understand and communicate. The city crowd is relatively refined and crime rates are lower in Singapore. However, you should be careful about your travel documents, such as your passport, ticket, etc. and be advised to keep your valuables in the hotel safe instead of carrying them around with you.

Singapore - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights toSingapore Changi Airport・Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi ・Heathrow Airport, London ・Beijing Capital International Airport,China ・John F. Kennedy Airport, New York ・Dubai International Airport etc.

Flight Routes to Singapore

Singapore's International Airport is officially known as the Singapore Changi Airport. 62 international routes operate out of Singapore Changi Airport by various airlines, including the national carrier Singapore Airlines. Low-Cost Carriers offering cheap air tickets also operate out of Singapore Changi Airport. There are many stop-over flights out of Singapore Changi Airport in addition to direct routes.