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Singapore Travel Tips

One of the leading business, retail and entertainment hubs in Asia, Singapore has something for everyone. Our travel tips to Singapore will help you better prepare yourself for the exciting new discoveries in this dynamic metropolis.


Climate

Featuring a tropical climate, Singapore experiences hot and relatively humid weather throughout the year. Temperatures range between 25°C to 33°C, with humidity levels between 70 to 80 percent. The monsoon season is from November to January, bringing with it possible squall lines and showers.

Transportation

The well connected Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) offers a fast and relatively cheap mode of transport to destinations throughout the island. The city also has a comprehensive public bus system, while metered taxis provide a comfortable transport option as well. The Singapore Changi Airport is approximately19 kilometres from the city centre.

Business & Shopping Hours

General business hours are from 9am to 5pm on weekdays, while a majority of retail outlets are open seven days a week, from 10am to 10pm.

Currency

The official currency is Singapore Dollar (SGD).

Major credit cards and travellers cheques are accepted at main entertainment and retail outlets, while you can convert foreign currency at the city’s banks and money changing establishments.

Time Zone

GMT +8.