Singapore Travel FAQs

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Many people have asked me questions about Singapore. A few of these questions are asked frequently.

I've put them into a Singapore Travel FAQs page, so that you may find answers more quickly.

But this is also an interactive page. If you have any question, you may post it below.

Likewise, feel free to answer any of the questions here. Because you do know something about Singapore travel that no one else does.

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Singapore Travel FAQs by Users of eTour Singapore

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[About Singapore] [Things to Do] [Travel Preparations]
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About Singapore / eTour Singapore

Are Singaporeans friendly?

Why aren't the new attractions on eTour Singapore?

Why & how do Hindu families celebrate Deepavali?


Things to Do in Singapore

2-Day Singapore Tour: Seeing the Main Sights in a Short Time

2-Day Singapore Tour Itinerary for Senior Citizens

5-day Singapore Tour: With Kids + Shopping

When is the Orchard Road Christmas Light Up 2008? And related activities?

When does the bazaar start for Chinese New Year 2009 in Singapore? Also the fireworks? Are the shops and other tourist attractions open?

Should I buy tickets to watch the Chingay Parade? Or is it better to watch it free along the route?

Transport from Tanjong Pagar Railway Station to Singapore Zoo? How about a city tour after the zoo?

How about a tour plan for 5 romantic days in Singapore? Thanks!

Who may join the free Singapore tour at Singapore Airport?

Which is an interesting Singapore festival to see?

What's on for Pongal Festival 2009?

Where may I see the bird-singing activities in Singapore?

When and where to see Lion Dance in 2009?

Catching fish with kids in Singapore?

Is the Zoo open during Chinese New Year?

Could you help me work out a 2-day Singapore travel plan?

Or a 3-day Singapore tour itinerary?

Singapore Travel Preparations

Is 2.5 days enough to see the main sights in Singapore?

How do I get Singapore NDP tickets for 2009?

What's the taxi fare to Jurong Bird Park?

Accommodation in Singapore

Could you recommend accommodation for a 15-hour stopover in Singapore?


Shopping in Singapore

Opening hours of electronics mega-mall Sim Lim Square?

Where to buy garlands in Singapore?

Where to buy electronic dictionaries in Singapore?

Where to buy toys in Singapore?

Where to buy LCD TVs and DVD Players in Singapore?

Where to buy gold jewellery in Singapore? Is tax refund possible?


GST Refund

Can a tourist claim tax refund for medical treatment in Singapore?

Singapore Airport

Singapore Stopover: Can I leave my bigger bags at the airport and take only a small one with me?

How do I put a dog on a plane and take it out of Singapore?

Can I leave on one free city tour and return to the airport on a later one?

Where is the Singapore Budget Terminal? How to get there?

Do Australians transiting at Singapore Budget Terminal need visas?

Will brand new electronics be taxed at the Singapore Airport?

Will I be heavily fined if I bring cigarettes into Singapore?

How much alcoholic beverage am I allowed to take into Singapore, duty-free?

After arrival, I'm staying at the Airport Transit Hotel. Do I have to clear the customs? How do I collect my luggage?

How do I get from Singapore Airport Terminal 1/2/3 to the Budget Terminal?

What's nice to eat at the Singapore Airport?

More Singapore Airport FAQs...


Singapore Immigration and Visa Issues

Do I need a visa to enter Singapore?
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Tour to Johor Farms
(see the Johor Tour Plan)

I'd like to visit the farms described on your 'Johor Farms' page. Is it possible to see all these farms in one day?

Is there a lot of walking to get to these farms?

If I don't drive, how do I visit these farms?





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What Other Visitors Have Asked

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Singapore Tourist Pass
Transferability and Validity
 
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Bringing Food Out of Singapore  
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WWE Action Figures and Merchandise in Singapore 
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4 Days 3 Nights Tour of Singapore 
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Air Asia Check In Baggage 
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Are Shops Open on Singapore National Day? 
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Singapore Taxi for 4 Adults and 1 Young Kid? 
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3 Day Singapore Tour - Itinerary and Hotel Recommendations 
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Week Long Singapore Tour with Malaysia Day Trip 
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Gold Jewellery Making Charges in Singapore 
Dear Sir I wanted to know what are the charges per gram charged by jewellers in Singapore for making gold jewellery. Is it cheaper than in India, where …

Luggage Storage During Stopover at Singapore Airport 
Is it possible to leave luggage in left baggage without going through customs? We have a stopover for more than 30 hours and hence our luggage wont …

Are Dogs Allowed at Singapore Airport? 
Hey, I would like to ask if you are allowed to bring dogs to the airport(: Please get back to me ASAP, thanks.

Pipe Tobacco at Singapore Airport 
I am a bit unsure about the rules for tobacco at Singapore Airport. We will be stopping in Singapore for one night. Does my husband have to declare his …

Transport from Singapore Cruise Centre to City 
Could you please advise the most convenient way to transfer from the Singapore Cruise Centre into the city (Bencoolen Street). Thanks Cheryl

Singapore Malaysia Philippines Vacation Transfers 
Can I cross into Malaysia from Singapore? Philippines being a member of the ASEAN community I believe that visa is not required to visit these two countries. …

Luggage Storage for 6 Weeks in Singapore 
Hi, is there anywhere that I can store ski gear for around 6 weeks in Singapore other than at the airport?

One Day Conducted Tour to Kranji Countryside Farms 
We are a church group planning this activity for Father's Day in June. Can anyone recommend a service provider who could conduct this day tour for us? …

Singapore City Tour During Stopover 
Hi, we have an 8 hour layover in Singapore before our flight to Hong Kong. We will have to clear customs/ immigration as we are travelling on a low cost …

Singapore Tour Itinerary - 5 Days with Kids 
Hi, can you plan a 5-day Singapore tour itinerary which includes the following things: 1) Arrival at 7.30am on 27 April 2010 at airport and departing …

GST Refund for Tourists Exiting Singapore by Land or Sea? 
Will I be able to claim a GST refund if I use the train to exit the country? I'm a tourist who is planning on flying to Malaysia then take another flight …

Multiple Entry Tourist Visa for Singapore 
Hi, Myself and my wife are planning a week in Bali in September 2010 and on the way back we are planning 3-4 days in Singapore. We plan to book …

Best Itinerary for Main Singapore Tourist Attractions 
Hi Can someone help me come up with a Singapore tour itinerary, so I can cover all of the items below without having to run around all over the city? …

Cebu Pacific from Philippines
and Transferring to Air Asia to Kuala Lumpur
 
If I'm arriving at Singapore Budget Terminal from Cebu Pacific at 10am, can I get the 11.40am Air Asia flight to Kuala Lumpur? Is 1 1/2 hours sufficient …

Time from Singapore Airport to Novena Square  
I am planning to go to Malaysia via Singapore on the 11th. My Cebu Pacific flight arrives in SG at 9.50am. What time should I book my first bus trip in …

Manila to Singapore to Bangkok and Back to Manila 
Hi, I'm a Filipino and I would like to visit/tour Singapore and Bangkok. Is it possible for me to have one way ticket to Singapore and my return ticket …

About Universal Studios Singapore 
I have learned a lot from you about Singapore but never had I encountered anything that talks about Universal Studios Singapore. Are there tours that include …

Hotel Security in Singapore 
Hello Gabriel! Is it safe to leave valuables in a locked Singapore hotel room? Were there reported cases of theft in locked hotel rooms? Please advise. …

Singapore Changi Airport to Kuala Lumpur at Midnight? 
Hai, the information on this site amazingly useful. I want to ask you: is it possible to go to Kuala Lumpur at midnight from Changi International Airport? …

Singapore Shopping: Vehicle Parts and Accessories 
Where to buy vehicle modification accessories in Singapore?

Park Hopper Tickets - Singapore Zoo, Night Safari, Bird Park 
My son and I are going to Singapore this April and would love to buy online Park Hopper tickets. What is the website for such purchases? Thanks.

Travelling Alone in Singapore - How Safe is It? 
A young female friend of mine is planning a trip to Singapore this summer and would like to spend some time in Bukit Timah. She will be entirely alone …

Multi Day Singapore Stopover:
Onward Baggage Transfer?
 
I am flying from Manila to Chennai with a stopover of 3 days at Singapore. Can I check in my baggage at Manila for Chennai and collect it directly at Chennai …

5 Day Singapore Honeymoon Tour 
I am planning a 5-day-4-night tour to Singapore on June 28th. It's a honeymoon tour and we need your help in preparing an itinerary which should include …

Driving Tour in Singapore from Malaysia 
Hello Gabriel, Let me first thank you for offering your time and expertise. My husband and I will be visiting a friend in Kuala Lumpur over Easter. …

Bringing Literature into Singapore 
My husband and I are about to move to Singapore and I am an avid book reader. Will customs have to read all of the books I am bringing into the country …

Singapore MRT Travel with a Small Kid 
Hi We're traveling to Singapore in March and we're going to stay at the Peninsula Excelsior Hotel near City Hall. Our flight arrives at 9:30PM, …

Singapore Transit Visas and Hotels 
This is my first time to travel, and I will be stopping in Singapore for a night before my next flight to Australia. I wanted to sleep comfortably in a …

Chinese New Year Carnival at Bishan? 
I heard that there is a carnival near Bishan MRT station. Anyone knows what is happening there? Ccan update me or post some information here?

Singapore Travel Itinerary:
2 Half Days and 2 Full Days
 
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Singapore Airport:
Accessing Transit Hotel from Different Terminals
 
I will be flying into Singapore on Qantas in Terminal 1. I will be there from 10:30pm till my flight in the morning at 6:30am. I will also leave from …

Chinese New Year in Singapore:
Visiting Sentosa and Other Attractions
 
My husband is coming for the Chinese New Year and we plan to go to Sentosa to watch Songs of the Sea, ride the Luge and Sky Ride and visit Underwater World. …

Singapore Hotels for Christmas 
I am planning to stop over in Singapore in mid December. I am most interested in open air markets and street performers. Where would you recommend I stay …

Singapore Shopping Malls with Bargain Deals 
We 11 people are going to visit Singapore. 1. Which is the best shopping mall? 2. Shall we purchase mobiles? Will they work in our place? (India) …

Can Singapore Airport Tax be Redeemed? 
I am transiting in Changi Airport to HK. My flight arrive in Changi at 8.15am from Malaysia with Malaysia Airlines and leaving Singapore at 11.15am with …

From Transit Hotel to Singapore Night Safari 
I have 24 hours in Singapore and have booked into the Transit Hotel. Is it possible to get to the Night Safari from there, or should I rebook into a city …

Passport with Less than 6 Months' Validity 
my indonesian passport is expiring on may 2010; however, i have a valid us green card. i plan to visit singapore on january 23, and enroute to guangzhou …

Is this the ideal 2.5 days Singapore travel itinerary? 
Hi Gabriel, First of all, Happy New Year and keep up the good work with this website - it is very informative! :) We are a group of 5 adults who …

Websites of Camera Stores at Singapore Changi Airport 
I am going to be transiting through Singapore Airport and was wanting to know if the camera stores at thr airport have websites that show the range and …

Customs and Cigars Regulation for Singapore Transit T2 - T1 
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Taking Rolling Tobacco into Singapore 
Dear Ladies, Gents, Am I allowed to bring 400 gram Dutch Rolling (smoking) tobacco on the plane from Amsterdam to Changi, Singapore for personal use? …

Camera Shops at Singapore Airport 
Hi I will be flying to Sydney from Philippines and I am wondering if there's any camera shop/electronic shop at Changi Airport Terminal 3? I am …

Model Airplane Hobby Stores in Singapore? 
I am looking for the best model airplane hobby store in Singapore, with good prices. The airplanes I am looking for are die cast models, and mostly airliners. …

Transport from Changi Airport to City for Six Persons 
We are a group of 6 persons (age 3, 4, 40, 40, 50, 80) planning to visit Singapore next month. We are staying at Peninsula Excelsior Hotel. Is it practical …

About Singapore Transport, Package Tours and Itineraries 
Hi, I really enjoyed visiting your website. It's very informative and I'm grateful I was able to find you in the net. Me and my partner, together with …

Singapore Taxi for 4 Adults & 1 Child (Under 2 Years Old) 
As captioned, do we need 2 taxi? Thanks!

Buying Ladies Shoes in Singapore 
Where is the best place to buy good quality ladies shoes for small feet?

The Hassle of Transit Procedures 
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Resting and Entering Singapore During Transit 
Dear, my wife and two kids are travelling with Singapore Airlines from Melbourne, to Bangladesh via Singapore on 22 Nov, 2009. They will have a transit …

Things to Do in Singapore on Christmas Day 
What is there to do as a tourist in Singapore on Christmas Day?

Genuine Car Spare Parts in Singapore 
Where do I get genuine car spare parts in Singapore?

Best Bars to See the Singapore Skyline 
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Singapore Airport Transit Hotel and City Tour 
We arrive in Singapore on Friday, 23 October and have a 14 hour wait for our connecting flight to Christchurch, and would like to book a day room. I see …

3 Days Singapore Tour with Kids 
I need help to plan for 3 days with my kids ages 4, 9 and 12 where they can fully enjoy but at the same time be able to have time for adult shopping. I …

Singapore Day Tour During Chinese New Year 
Dear all, My family will travel to Singapore this coming Chinese New Year. Can anybody advice a 1 day tour package for reference? We have 4 adults …

Singapore Tour on a Low Budget 
Hi and hello First of all, I just want to say how inspiring this site is. It's very very very very (note that I am exaggerating, lol) helpful and easy …

Day Tours from Singapore Cruise Centre 
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Singapore to Malaysia and Back with Visitor Visa? 
Hi, My family is visiting Singapore next month. Their stay is for 10 days. We are intending to go to Malaysia for 2 to 3 days and back to Singapore. …

Tourist Visa or Dependent's Visa for Singapore? 
Hi, my husband (would be) is working in Singapore(sponsored by his company) and has a valid work-permit. We are getting married at the end of November …

Airport Tax for Singapore Transit Passengers? 
Hi. Very good day to you. I know there is no requirement to pay airport tax if transit is less than 24 hours. But the air fare has included the tax. …

Visit Singapore Over Chinese New Year? 
I am on a cruise that will be ending in Singapore on February 13, 2010. I had planned to spend 2 nights in Singapore before flying to Angkor Wat. …

Singapore Tour: Visiting Main Sights in 5 Days 
Can you help me with a Singapore tour plan to see the main sights in time allowed? Arriving Saturday at 3.30pm and leaving Thursday morning at about 10.30am. …

Night Markets in Singapore 
Question: Good day. We're going to Singapore this coming October (26-29 Oct 09). Are there any ongoing night markets in Singapore during these dates? …

Malaysia Day Trip from Singapore 
Sir Gabriel, I made my 5 days Singapore Tour Itinerary on 1st week of September through the advice, comments, information, FAQ's on your website. I …

Imported Goods Damaged: Can I Claim Back GST? 
I have a friend who imports auto parts into Singapore. GST was paid for it. However, some parts were defective and cannot be sold. How do we claim back …

Reliable Gold Jewellery Shops in Little India 
Is there any particular reliable gold jewellery shop in Serangoon Road (also called Little India)? I have heard of fake gold jewellery sold that are 24k …

Singapore Shopping: Mosfets for Motherboards, Debug Cards, VGA Cards 
Where can I get Mosfets/power ICs for Motherboard in Singapore? (required for repairing) These are mainly Chinese make. I am also searching for debug cards …

Reputable Camera Shops at Sim Lim Square? 
Hi, my family and I are going to Singapore this coming Oct 26-29. I want to buy a Canon 500D camera but don't know which camera shop is more reputable. …

Extra Baggage Allowance for Students? 
Do you know if they allow extra baggage allowance for returning students from Boston to Singapore on British Airways?

Singapore Transit: Carrying Chewing Tobacco 
I will be transiting through Singapore on my way to Sydney from India. Can I carry chewing tobacco in my checked in baggage and/or hand baggage? Thank …

Watching Lion Dance Performances in Singapore 
A small party of six Australian tourists will be visiting Singapore from Fri 7th to Sun 9th Aug 2009. Can you advise me where we can see a performance? …

Buying Electronics in Singapore: Tax Refund for Tourists 
Hi, My Dad will be at Singapore for a vacation and planning to buy LCD TV. Will it be taxed at the Singapore Budget Terminal? If yes, how much usually …

Singapore Shopping: Suits and Tailors 
Dear Gabriel, In my 3-day upcoming holidays in Singapore, I would like to buy a ready-made suit or a tailor-made suit there. Some questions: 1)Where …

Hotels Near Or At Singapore Airport 
We will be making a flying stop in Singapore for one night before heading onto to Sabah early next morning. Flight lands in SIN early evening so we'll …

Duty Free Alcohol Allowance for Return from East Malaysia? 
No duty free alcohol allowance for return from East Malaysia too? Thanks for replying.

Singapore Visa Application in Dubai 
I'm Pakistani and stay in Dubai. We want to visit Singapore. What is the procedure and documents required for getting a social visit visa for Singapore. …

(Physical) Foreign Currency Regulations in Singapore 
How much foreign currency can you take into Singapore? Are there any duty/tariffs payable if you take over a certain amount?

Singapore Tour: 4D3N Itinerary with Kids 
I am visiting Singapore from India from 13 Aug to 16 Aug - husband, wife and two kids aged 12 years.Our flight arrives in Singapore at 6.10am 13 Aug and …

Singapore Tour: 4D3N Itinerary 
Hi! My family of 3 would be in Singapore August 2 till August 5. We arrive there around 1655, Sunday. I want to visit Sentosa Island, go on a Cable …

Singapore Visa Application: Kazakhstan Passport Holders 
Hi I am a Kazakhstan passport holder, living in Pakistan with my Pakistani wife. I want to apply for a Singapore visa here but I want to fly from Astana, …

Singapore Tour: Seeing Major Sights In 2 Days 
My family would be visiting the beautiful country of Singapore for two days from 28 January 2010 to 30 January 2010 on our way back from India to New Zealand. …

19 Hour Singapore Stopover: Things to Do 
My husband and I will be arriving in Singapore at midnight and leaving on a flight to Manila at 5pm, we therefore have 19 hours in transit and are not …

Singapore Stopover Tour: Luggage Storage 
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Palm Trees in Raffles Hotel Courtyard 
What is the name of the fan shaped palm trees that line the outdoor garden restaurant? They seem to be flat like a fan, then spread out near the top.

East Coast Park Singapore: Things to Do 
I've been to Singapore ten times or more but never visited East Coast Beach Area. We're staying over there this summer again and can't find any other …

Singapore Stopover Tour: Immigration Requirements 
Can I take a stopover tour in Singapore for 3 days when I fly with Tiger Airways to Kuala Lumpur from Chennai?

Singapore Travel Savings: SIM Cards and Transport 
Hi! I will be in Singapore for 2 weeks. 1. What is the cheapest SIM card I can buy/use to make local calls? 2. Also, any senior citizen rate for …

Additional Surcharges with Budget Airlines in Singapore? 
I'm planning to fly with Air Asia from Singapore. Is there any surcharge that will be added at the airport counter when I check in? The e-ticket only …

Transport to Singapore Night Safari and Sentosa Cable Car 
I am a five member family (2 + 3 children). 1. Transport to Singapore Night Safari Is train service available from Hotel Rendezvous to Singapore …

Electronic Goods: Cheaper in Singapore or India? 
Is it worth buying a LCD TV and Mobile phone in Singapore? Which shop do you recommended? Do I have to pay any taxes or duties when I take it back to India. …

Travel Time: Singapore Airport to City 
1. How long does it take to get from Singapore Airport to the city center by train/public transport? Or by taxi? And how much does it cost? 2. In my …

Rest Options at Singapore Airport: Early Morning Arrival 
I'm a budget traveller arriving from Denpasar at 0300 hr on a weekday. I understand that the cheapest transportation to my hotel (check in at 1300 …

Help with Building Gundam Models in Singapore 
I'm coming to Singapore at the end of month. I have an unfinished Gundam model kit, and I really want to paint it and detail it further more. Unfortunately, …

Singapore Shopping: Tax Refund for Electronic Goods  
I am an Indonesian and I plan to do stopover for 2 days in Singapore on the way to my country. I plan to buy a new laptop (unopened), do I have to pay …

24-Hour Singapore Stopover Tour 
I am an Indian and I am travelling to San Francisco, USA by Singapore Airlines this month, with a stopover in Singapore. I have a transit time of around …

Singapore Tour: 6D5N Itinerary Request 
Hi, firstly compliments on a great site! I am visiting Singapore for 5 nights starting with Sunday, June 14. Can you please help me create an interesting …

GST Refund on Items Shipped Out of Singapore? 
Dear Sir/ Madam I bought a used Noritsu digital lab system direct from a photo shop and I am going to ship it to Karachi in Pakistan, my home country. …

Mustafa Singapore: Do They Offer Delivery? 
Can I order Sony Bravia LCD from Mustafa Centre, with delivery to Singapore Airport?

Taking a Gerber Knife Through Security 
Hello, I am travelling in Singapore and I want to know if I could bring my Gerber knife in my check in luggage? I'm going to meet the ship in Singapore. …

Cheap Eateries Around Lavender Street 
I wonder where we can get breakfast, lunch, and dinner close to The Hive Backpackers' Hostel located on Lavender Street - near junction with Serangoon …

Singapore Tour: Suggestions for 10 Days 
Hi we are planning to spend 10 days in Singapore in September. We would also like to visit Macau. Could you suggest something? Should we get a visa for …

Shopping Deals and Cheap Hawker Food in Singapore 
Dear Gabriel, Thanks for answering my previous question regarding GST refund. I would like to ask some other questions. I will spend 3 days in …

Short Stay in Singapore: Left Baggage Solutions 
We are arriving from London on the 31st May at 8.00am in the morning and leaving on the 1st June at 7.00pm in the evening. Can we leave our luggage …

Singapore Shopping: How to Claim GST Refund 
Dear Gabriel, I'm Indonesian. I would like to know more about claiming GST refund in Singapore. Some questions below are: 1. I read that the minimum …

Budgeting for Singapore Tour 
Hi, I'm planning to visit Singapore for 4 days and 3 nights. My package includes a half day visit to Johor, Malaysia and a full day in Batam,Indonesia. …

Singapore Tour with Kids: 4 Days 3 Nights 
Please help me prepare a Singapore tour itinerary for a family of 5 with 3 children aged 12, 6, and 4. We are arriving in Singapore on 21 July at 9:40 …

Cheapest Taxi from Singapore Budget Terminal 
Can you enlighten me to get the cheapest taxi after coming out from the Singapore Budget terminal?

Transport to Sentosa Island and Singapore Night Safari 
Hi, I would like to know how to go to Sentosa Island and the Night Safari. We will be in Singapore end of this month and we are staying in Hotel 81 Bencoolen. …

Managing Time for the Free Singapore Tour 
Hi Mr. Tan, we will arrive on October 26, 2009 at 11:55 pm. Is it possible for us to join the Free Singapore tour because our flight to Bangkok is 12:45 …

2-Day Singapore Tour for Senior Citizens 
Hi We are planning to take a stopover tour in Singapore for two days while on our return from Perth Australia to Cochin India. We are senior citizens, …

Singapore Airport Tax 
Hi, just want to know the cost of airport tax at Singapore Airport(a.k.a terminal fee). I'll be spending a short vacation there this coming June 2-4. Thanks. …

Singapore Transit: Transfer between Terminals 
I'm arriving at Singapore Airport Terminal 1 on Turkish Airlines. I have a connecting flight to Cambodia with Singapore Airlines, departing from Terminal …

Sentosa Tour Questions 
Hi We'd like to go on a Sentosa tour. We can access Sentosa through Vivo City Shopping Centre now right? How much is the fare? We'd like to …

Affordable Singapore Hotels Near MRT Stations 
Hi Gabriel, It's me Jeremy again. This time I'd like to ask about Singapore hotels. I'm looking for a hotel that is near to the MRT, so that we …

Charges for Incoming SMS from Overseas? 
Hi, will the recipient of an SMS be charged also, if the recipient is located in Singapore and the sender is from the Philippines. The recipient has …

Singapore Stopover with Change of Airlines 
I will be arriving in Singapore on British Airways at 5pm and leaving the next morning at 7am with Garuda airlines. Will I need to clear customs and immigration? …

Buying LCD TV at Singapore Airport 
Hi I want to buy a Sony Bravia HDTV at Singapore Changi Airport. What shops at the airport sell them? Thanks. Satish

Overnight Transit in Singapore 
Dear Sir My family of 5 pax will be on transit in Singapore on the way to Brisbane. As my children have not been to Singapore, we would like check out …

Singapore Shopping: Architectural Model Making Kits 
Where do you purchase architectural model making kits in Singapore with affordable prices? (for hobby, not professionally, so budget is important here(: …

Three Towers of Singapore? 
What is the building of three towers with a roof of trees and plants. It looks like it is across the water from the business district?

Duty Free Alcoholic Drinks from Malaysia? 
Can buy any wine or hard liquor when coming back to Singapore via air from Kuala Lumpur?

Questions About Free Singapore Tour 
Hi!!! first, allow me to tell you that ur site is very helpful for those tourists who really are interested to catch up the beauty of singapore. …

What Meats Are Eaten in Singapore? 
Which animals are served as food in Singapore?

Sim Lim Square Opening Hours 
What time does Sim Lim Square close at night?

Transit Stays at Singapore Airport 
Hi, Singapore Air (ticketing) told me about transit stays where you can get a hotel for a time of 9 am to 9pm while transitting through Singapore. …

Air Fares: Singapore to Kuala Lumpur 
Hi can check for me how much air ticket charge from singapore to kuala lumpur for adult and child. Will the plane arrive at Sepang Airport?

Cheapest Way of Hiring a Van at Changi Airport 
We have a group of 7 people; how can we get hold of a van to take the group from the airport to Cavendish Park? If we drop off our luggage and then go …

Air Asia: Which Terminal in Singapore? 
At which terminal do Air Asia flights from Bangkok land in Singapore?

Singapore and Malaysian Visa 
My family is visiting Singapore from India. To visit Malaysia, do I have to take visa at India itself or I can get one here in Singapore before going …

Taxi for 3 Adults and 3 Young Kids? 
Hi, Will one cab in Singapore take 3 adults and 3 young kids (ages 7, 5 and 2)? Thanks!

Shipping My Dogs from Singapore to Australia 
Hi! I'm not sure if this is the appropriate site to ask my questions regarding shipping my two dogs to Sydney. I'm moving there and so far, i've had …

Entering Singapore with Duty Free Cigarettes from Cruise Ship 
We are arriving in singapore via a cruise ship. We will go directly from the ship to changi airport for flight home. What is our position, if we have …

Singapore Budget Terminal and Visa Requirement 
Dear sir, I am planning to take Tiger airways from Clark(Manila) to Chennai via Singapore Budget Terminal. The connecting flights are the same Tiger …

Malay Heritage Centre (Learning Journey Questions) 
1) number of buildings in the compound 2) what the buildings are used for today 3) what the buildings were used for the past 4) History

Vietnamese Passport and Entry Permit Issues 
I plan to bring my Vietnamese girlfriend to Thailand on this April. Right now she is holding a one month short term entry permit till 22nd April 09. When …

Singapore Transit Stopover: Visa Issues for Indian Passport Holders 
Hello sirs, I am an Indian from Coimbatore and now at Jakarta on a business trip. I am flying back to Coimbatore from Jakarta. My flight details …

3 Day Singapore Stopover: Leaving Luggage at the Airport 
I would like to transit at Singapore for three days on my return from Adelaide to Bangalore. Is there a facility at Singapore Airport so that I can drop …

Sultan Mosque History and Architecture 
What is the history of Sultan Mosque? What is the architecture of Sultan Mosque?

EZ Link Transactions Online 
Can I check my EZ Link transactions online? Which website?

Traditional Handicraft Shops in Kampong Glam 
How many traditional handicraft shops are there in Kampong Glam?

About Free Singapore Tour and Singapore Budget Terminal 
I will be in transit at Singapore Airport for about 10 hours. As an Australian passport holder, i realise i don't need a visa, but is it possible to …

Electronic Cigarettes in Singapore? 
You heard about the news about the electronic cigarette? I jus wana know if singapore sells it? If so, where? thanks! regards, foreigner

Distance between Singapore Airport and Bayview Hotel 
Please let me cfm Singapore Airport to Bayview Hotel Singapore (30, Bencoolen Street).

Arriving from Malaysia: Any Duty Free Allowance in Singapore? 
Could I buy wine tax free after I arrive by coach from Genting Highlands, Malaysia?

Local SIM Cards in Singapore 
I plan to go to Singapore by end of this month. I am after two Singapore sim cards to use in our mobiles. One for my mobile and the other for my wife's. …

Is Singapore Visa Required for UAE National? 
I am a UAE national. Do I require a visa to enter Singapore?

The Extinct Pitcher Plant 
Kenapa pitcher plant extinct? (Why did the pitcher plant become extinct?)

Do Vietnamese need a visa to enter Singapore? 
Hi there!! I'm Vietnamese and i'm working in Dubai, UAE. I'll go vacation this July and plan to transit by Singapore for 2 days. Do i need the visa to …

Good Accommodation in Little India 
Hi Could you please advise a good accommodation in Singapore's Little India with reasonable rates. I am travelling with Tiger Airways and have to stay …

Why Chingay? 
Why is Chingay celebrated?

Entry Into Singapore Only with Valid Visa 
Hi, my name is Sagar and I'm student in the US. I hold an Indian Passport and have a expired US visa but a valid I-94. I wish to visit Singapore on …

Prices of Gold Jewellery in Singapore 
Sir, I wanted to know whether gold jewellery shopping is more expensive than in India. Is it duty free?

Where to Buy Gundam Model Kits in Singapore? 
I will visit Singapore this month end, I hope anybody will be kind enough to help me search any toy shop selling Gundam model kits. For those who are …

Getting a Good Massage in Singapore 
My daughter and I have a four hour stop over in Singapore and were wondering if we would be able to have a relaxing therapeutic massage at the airport …

Taking Dairy Products into Singapore 
My daughter and I are traveling to Singapore and Vietnam on Feb 5th 2009. I have heard many disturbing stories about the dairy products especially MILK; …

Longkang Fishing in Singapore 
My children like to go longkang fishing.

Is the Singapore Zoo open during public holidays?  
Is the Singapore Zoo open during Chinese New Year, January 26th 2009?

Lion Dance in 2009 
Hi Just wondering if I can see the lion dance anywhere in Singapore between 25th and 28th Jan 2009. If not when and where is the next possibility. …

Singapore Transit: Perth to Chennai on Tiger Airways 
I got a booking to fly from Perth to singapore via Tiger Airlines. I will reach singapore early in the morning and then, in the same day at late evening, …

Which SIM Card in Singapore? 
What is a cheap SIM card that I can use in Singapore? I would like to buy 1 and use it for around 2 weeks only. Thx for your information :-)

Prices of Branded Digital Cameras in Singapore 
I will be visiting Singapore this weekend. I want to know whether branded digital cameras/handycams (Say Sony, Canon, etc.) are cheaper in Singapore compared …

Resting During Transit at Singapore Budget Terminal 
Hi, I am travelling from Perth to Chennai in Tiger airways. I arrive Singapore Budget terminal at 2am and connecting flight is at 8pm. Please advise …

Entry into Singapore for Irish Passport Holders 
staying 2 nights stopover in singapore with irish passport. do i need a visa?

Bird Singing Corners in Singapore 
Bird Singing...good places? A little bird told me that Tiong Bahru is the place, but not sure exactly where or when. Have also heard vague mumblings …

Where to Buy EZ Link Card 
Where can I buy ezlink cards for my kids?

Fireworks display on 31 Jan 2009 
Please advise where will the fireworks display be at and the timing. Thanks so much.

Pongal Celebrations 2009 
Hi Gabriel, congratulations on a great website, it really captures the flavour of the place. I was hoping to see the Pongal celebrations …

Singapore Shopping: LCD TVs and DVD Players 
Hi, just planning to come to Singapore only for a day with the only purpose of buying 40" LCD TV & DVD player. Since singapore has the latest. Pls. …

Shopping for Laptop Computers in Singapore 
I am going to Singapore next week from India. There I will purchase a laptop. Where can I get it more cheaply in Singapore?

Singapore Shopping: Toys and Toy Shops? 
Where are the good places for toys or toyshops in Singapore? We'll be visiting next week with our 8 & 10 y/o boys who are fiends for all the usual Japanese-style …

Ez Link Card Fare Details 
How could we see through online the post fare details of ez link card (SBS fare & MRT fare) after we have travelled?

Singapore Shopping: Large-Sized Ladies' Clothes and Shoes 
where is there in singapore to buy ladies clothes and shoes in larger sizes?

Can medical tourists claim GST refund for medical services in Singapore? 
Dear Sir, I am a Malaysian. Recently i brought my son to Raffles Hospital to do a nose operation. On the bill is stated GST of about 500 + singapore …

Day Accomodation for 15 Hour Layover in Singapore 
We are arriving at the Budget terminal at 2am in the morning and then not leaving until 6pm at night. We are looking for some cheap accomodation that …

Where to stay in Singapore over Chinese New Year 
I will be in Singapore between 25 January and 28 January 2009 for the start of the Chinese New Year festival. Is this a good time to stay in Chinatown …

How Many Famous Festivals in Singapore? 
how many kinds of famous festivals are there in singapore?

Eligibility for Free Singapore Tour 
Hi, My parents are travelling to India via Singapore through Singapore Airlines. They have a wait time for almost 8hrs during daytime for their connecting …

Transport to Singapore Zoo and City Tour 
We will be coming into singapore on the over night train arriving at the station at 0830 and we fly out of budget terminal at 2030 that night. Is there …

Chinese New Year 2009 in Singapore 
Hello! My family and I will be going to Singapore on Janaury 25-27, 2009, dates where the Chinese New Year is celebrated. Sadly, we didn't know …

Oldest Indian Temple in Singapore 
What is the name of the oldest Indian temple in Singapore and where is it located?

Best Spot to Watch Chingay Parade 
Where are the best vantage points to watch the Chingay Parade? Is it worth buying tickets for seats?

What do Hindus do during Deepavali? 
What does the Hindu family do during Deepavali?

Featuring New Attractions on eTour Singapore 
Apart from catching up with friends and relatives, Singaporeans returning from overseas for home leave may be interested to catch up on "what's new?" (eg. …

Taxi Fare to Jurong Bird Park  
What is the taxi rate from Serangoon Road to Jurong Bird Park?

Where to Buy Electronic Dictionaries in Singapore 
Hi does Sim Lim Square have electronic dictionaries??? I'd prefer English, Chinese, and Korean. How much is it?

Orchard Road Christmas Light Up 2008 
Hi, I'm planning a short visit to Singapore for a 2-3 days holiday. Could you advise when the Orchard St Xmas lights will be turned on and any details …

Singapore Olympics Medal Congratulations! 
2008 Beijing Olympics, 15 Aug 08 Women's Table Tennis Semi-final Results: Singapore 3 : Korea 2 Congratulations to the Singapore Women's Table …

Singapore NDP Tickets 
How to get the NDP tickets in 2009? SINGAPORE NDP 2011 TICKETS UPDATE I'm not being cynical here, just stating the reality... In the likely …

Where to find videos about little india? 
where to find short videos with words about little India?

Where to Buy Garlands in Singapore? 
Where can you buy garlands?

Are Singaporeans Friendly? 
Hi I'm Singaporean and this is my take... We do appear reserved (aloof?) at first sight. But go beneath this appearance and you'll find a hospitable soul. …

18-hour Stopover Tour of Singapore 
Itinerary for a 18-hour Stopover Tour of Singapore, taking in Marina Bay + Chinatown or Orchard Road. Hi Gabriel Glad to see this site holding …

4 Days' Vacation in Singapore
with Cost Estimates
 
A couple would like to take a 4-day vacation in Singapore, visiting the main attractions and doing self-guided walking tours. How should they arrange …

Hand Carried Luggage - Guidelines on Dimensions  
Hi, my question is on the size of the hand-carried luggage (cabin baggage). It says 115cm. Does it mean the maxium height or the cicumference of the …

Perfume in Luggage During Singapore Transit 
I am stopping for a transit of about 9 hours at Changi Airport. My question is: am I allowed to carry perfume in my luggage and if yes, how many bottles? …

Singapore Tour Guide 
A reliable Singapore tour guide could make all the necessary arrangments for you before you arrive in Singapore... Hello, do you have any contact …

Weather at Singapore in Mid January 
What is the current weather at Singapore? We are planning to visit in Mid Jan with our kid. What kind of clothes needs to be packed? Hi Taru …

Singapore for Chinese New Year? 
Is Singapore worth visiting during Chinese New Year? Hi, I will be visiting Singapore/Borneo from mid-January for about 2 weeks. I could finish …

Gold Limit for Singapore 
How many grams of gold can bring into Singapore?

Singapore Lantern Festival Activities 2010 
I would like to visit Singapore with my husband and 3 children in September 2010. I would be lovely to include the Singapore Lantern Festival. Our …

Single Singapore Taxi for 5 Adults + 2 Children? 
Which taxis will take a group of 5 adults and 2 children (4 and Hi Tirthak You'll need to book a 7-seater Maxi Cab offered by one of these …

Repeated Entry into Singapore Airport Restricted Area? 
"After check-in, is it possible to repeatedly enter and exit the secure area of Singapore Airport?" We are traveling from New Zealand to Amsterdam …

Taxi and Fare for 7 Adults and 2 Children 
I have a plan to visit Singapore. We have 7 person adults and 2 person children below 4 years old. I plan to hire a 7 seater taxi. Is the taxi fare …

6 Month Old Baby Need Passport to Enter Singapore?  
Does a 6 months old baby need a passport to travel from India to Singapore?

5-Day Singapore Tour with Malaysia Day Trip 
Hi! I want to plan a 5-day Singapore tour itinerary for Singapore. Would you help with it? I, my husband and sons aged 4.5 and 9. Total 4 people. If …

Place to Stay at 00:30AM near Singapore Airport 
Hi Gab, I will be arriving in Singapore on the 28th July at 00:30AM. Then staying until 31st July. Can you recommend a safe place to stay or rest …

Midnight to 7am Singapore Stopover
What to Do about Resting?
 
Hi, we are arriving to Singapore Airport at mid-night. Then, we leave with Slik Air at 7am. These are two separate tickets. We are not doing transit. …

Ensuring Your Tourist GST Refund in Singapore 
I had been to Singapore on the 27th of May 2010 and returned back to Mumbai on 2nd of June. I was told I would get the GST refund at the airport. …

Singapore Airport to Hotel Transfer with Baby 
Can you please advise the best way to transfer from the airport to hotel with a baby and do the options provide child safety seat?

Interesting Places in Singapore to Visit at Night 
What is the best place in Singapore to visit at night? (except for bars and the Night Safari) Hi Jasmine Here are a few interesting places …

Free Singapore Tour and Free City Shuttle:
Take Both?
 
Hi, I have 20 hours transit time in Singapore on my way back to India from SFO. Can I take a free 2 hour city tour and then go for free airport city …

5 Day Budget Trip from Singapore to Malaysia 
We are going on a 2.5 week family holiday to visit friends in Singapore with our two teenage girls (aged 15 and 18) in June/July. We intend to take …

Left Luggage on Sentosa Island? 
Are there any left luggage counters in Sentosa island and charges (small lockers and large lockers) for a whole day?

Singapore Tour Itinerary - Main Sights with Children 
Planning to go to Singapore next year (I already booked our flight on March 2, 2011- 4pm arrival- March 6, 2011- 4 pm departure). 5 adults, 3 kids (11,7,6y/o). …

Singapore Shopping: Large(r) Sized Women's Shoes 
Hi Gabriel Firstly, your site is great, and so helpful for first time travellers, sot thanks! I want to buy some shoes on my trip and I am an Australian …

Singapore Tour Plan and Hotel for Couples 
Hi, I plan to visit Malaysia and Singapore with my family as mentioned below (2 couples) From KL to Singapore by June 16th evening (By Bus service) …

Packing for Long Term Stay in Singapore  
What should I pack as I am going for study in a Singapore college for one year?

Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by Train 
Hi, we are visiting your city for Chinese New Year 2010 and then on to Malaysia. We want to travel up by train. I have a couple of questions: 1) Can …

Time Lapse Before Entering Singapore Again? 
After my 30 days' visit pass has expired and I have gone back to Vietnam, do I have to wait another 30 days before coming into Singapore again?

Malay - English Electronic Dictionaries in Malaysia 
I am looking to buy a Besta Malay-English dictionary. Pls. get me the nearest place (Penang, Malacca or KL) that I can buy one for my son.

Celebrating New Year in Singapore with Kids 
We are arriving in Singapore on the 31 December at 5.00pm and leaving on the 02 January at 2.00pm. Please advise what we should do and the best places …

Singapore Tour: Safety and Shopping Wisdom 
Hi, Gabriel Thanks for posting my article... :) This is a follow up to my previous post about transport, package tour and itineraries. I am sure …





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