Singapore travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Singapore 🇸🇬

Singapore is part of Asia with main city at Singapore. Its Developing country with a population of 6M people. The main currency is Singapore Dollar. The languages spoken are English,Malay,Tamil,Chinese. the Republic of Singapore is the formal name of Singapore It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~27.17 °C   🌧 ~212.43 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

​​We've reviewed our travel advice for Singapore. We haven't changed the level - 'exercise normal safety precautions'.

issued date: June 17, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Singapore uses 230V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English, Malay, Tamil, Chinese

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Singapore uses the Singapore dollar (symbol: $), code SGD.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 1000, 500, 100, 50, 10, 5 and 2 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 1 dollar and 50, 20, 10 and 5 cents.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Singapore. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Singapore. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts usually include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Singapore is on average 13.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Singapore is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 21.32 SGD, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: MobileOne (M1), Singtel or StarHub. Singapore uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Singapore upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Singapore, dial +, then 65 (the country code for Singapore), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Singapore, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 3 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Singapore you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas, 70-90 km/h (43-55 mph) on undivided highways, 90 km/h (55 mph) on motorways and 90 km/h (55 mph) on expressways.

🆘 Emergency

Universal

999

Police

999

Ambulance

999

Fire department

999

Last updated: October 8, 2019