Though physically small, Singapore is an economic giant. It has been Southeast Asia’s most modern city for over a century. The city blends Malay, Chinese, Arab, Indian and English cultures and religions. Its unique ethnic tapestry affords visitors a wide array of sightseeing and culinary opportunities from which to choose.  In addition, Singapore offers luxury hotels, delectable cuisine and great shopping!

singaporeAt a glance

Capital :  Singapore

Time Zone : GMT +8.0

Languages English, Malay, Mandarin

Major Industries : Shipping, banking, tourism, electronics, chemicals. Oil refining

Country Code : +65

Currency : Singapore Dollar

MoneyMoney and Costs

Singapore’s currency is the Singapore dollar (SGD).  You will be expected to use Singapore dollars for cash purchases. Credit cards are widely accepted by restaurants, supermarkets, and shopping centres, but a minimum purchase of $20 often applies. Taxis charge a 10% administration fee for payment by credit card.

1 AED =0.37 S$.

must seeMust See’s & Must Do’s

Singapore Night Safari , Marina Bay, Orchard Road, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Clarke Quay, China Town, Singapore Flyer, Universal Studios, Gardens by the Bay, The Merlion.

fun_factsFun Facts

According to a study by the British Council, Singaporeans have the fastest walking speed.

Gasp! There’s another Singapore in the World! Singapore is also the name of one of Michigan’s famous ghost towns.

The world’s first night zoo, The Night Safari, is located in Singapore.

The towers in Suntec City have been built in the shape of a palm of a hand symbolising good “feng shui”.

More Singaporeans are born in the month of October than any other month of the year.

The most common Chinese surnames in Singapore are Tan, Lim and Lee.

SeasonsBest time to go

Low Season (Mar–Jun)

Avoid the worst of the rains and humidity. The chance to enjoy places without the crush of fellow tourists.

Shoulder (Jul–Nov)

From July to August, vie with visitors escaping the heat of the Gulf States as the region enjoys what it calls Arab Season. It’s monsoon season down the west coast of Peninsula Malaysia until September.

 High Season (Dec–Feb)

School holidays followed by Chinese New Year inflate prices and mean advance booking of transport and hotel rooms is important. It’s monsoon season for the east coast of Peninsula Malaysia and western Sarawak.

 

EventsMajor Events

Thaipusam Hindu festival (February)

Singapore Arts Festival (May/June)

Dragon Boat Festival races (June)

The Lantern Festival (September)

Christmas in Orchard Road (December)

 

visaVisa Info

Singapore tourist visa is not required for citizens of United Arab Emirates for a stay up to 30 days. Singapore has two diplomatic missions in UAE

Consulate General of the Republic of Singapore in Dubai 

Villa No 124, Street 30d, Community No. 334, Al Satwa. Tel : +971 4 321 9498. Website : www.mfa.gov.sg/dubai

Consulate General of the Republic of Singapore in Abu Dhabi

Villa No. 642/2, Street 3, Opposite Gulf Diagnostic Centre – Al Khaleej Al Arabi St. Tel : +971 2 222 2083. Website : www.mfa.gov.sg/abudhabi 


 

FLIGHTS BETWEEN UAE AND SINGAPORE

Destination     Direct flights from UAE to Singapore
Avg.Flying time              
From Dubai                   From Abu Dhabi                
Singapore Emirates, Singapore Airlines Etihad Airways 7:45 hrs

Last Updated on March 7, 2016


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