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Summary

Travelchimps aims to provide ALL the information you need (see our Travel Dashboard). This page uses data from UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The usual caveat: we cannot guarantee import of this information was error free and therefore the accuracy of this page. Always use a number of sources to check important information

Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.

Drunk and disorderly conduct is treated seriously. Penalties for convicted offenders include fines, imprisonment, and/or corporal punishment (caning). See Local laws and customs

It’s illegal to drink alcohol in public places from 10:30pm to 7am and all day on weekends in specific areas and designated Liquor Control Zones. Offenders will be fined. See Local laws and customs

Penalties for drug offences are severe and can include the death penalty. Possession of even very small quantities can lead to imprisonment, corporal punishment (caning) or the death penalty.

Terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Singapore. See Terrorism

The offence of ‘outrage of modesty’ (molestation) can result in a fine, imprisonment or corporal punishment (caning). Scams involving false claims of molest are thought to exist. See Local laws and customs

UK health authorities have classified Singapore as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Dengue fever is known or has the potential to occur in Singapore. See Health

Haze can affect air quality in Singapore. You should monitor the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) updates and health advisories from the Singapore government. See Health

Around 450,000 British tourists visit Singapore every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

You can contact the emergency services by calling 995 (ambulance and fire) or 999 (police).

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Singapore
Currency: Singapore Dollar (SGD)
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SGD
Dialling Code: 65
Drive on the: left
Visitors/Tourists: 10,390,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
English (official language) 93%
Chinese (official language) 77%
Malay (official language) 14%


Capital City(s):
Singapore
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Population: 5,312,400 (in 2012)
Latitude: 1.3667 Longitude: 103.75



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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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