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Practical Information for Singapore

This page indexes our collection of general information to help you plan your trip to Singapore.

Currency

The currency of Singapore is the Singapore Dollar. At current exchange rates, one Singapore Dollar is worth 0.64 USD while one USD is worth 1.57 SGD. To convert specific amounts or other currencies, please use our currency converter.

Electricity

Power throughout Singapore is 220 to 240 Volts AC at 50 cycles. Power receptacles take UK style plugs with three large rectangular prongs. Adapters may be purchased anywhere.

Getting There & Getting Around Singapore

Changi International Airport
Read this page for an overview of Changi Airport, including arriving and departure details.
Getting Around
Singapore is easy to get around using the city's modern train system, and efficient taxi services.

Singapore Visas

Travelers holding passports from the USA, EU, Commonwealth or ASEAN countries are allowed visa-free entry to Singapore. The period of time allowed for free entry ranges from two weeks to 90 days.

Safety & Security

Singapore has a well deserved reputation as a safe place to visit. There is little reason to be concerned about your safety or well-being while staying in Singapore. More ...

 

Travel Insurance
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