Singapore practice, know


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Identity Card:
  • Capital Singapore

  • People : 5312400 hab. (2012)

  • Constitution Republic

  • Language : English, Mandarin, Malay, Tamil

  • Religion : Buddhist, Catholic, Muslim, Taoist ...

    Entry requirements:
    • Visa : You'll get your tourist visa valid three months on-site at the airport in Singapore or at land and sea border crossings .

    • Passport : A passport valid for six months after the end of your stay in Singapore is required .

      • Currency Singapore dollar (SGD)

      • Currency rates : 1 euro = 1.61 SGD

      • Change . You'll find exchange offices everywhere and open to any time of day or night

      • Payment Cards You will find ATMs everywhere, international credit cards are widely accepted .

      • Budget stay 1 Week : 400-1000 euros

        • Restaurants
          Cheap : less than 10 € / person Average . 10-30 € / person
          Premium : more than 30 € / person .

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 25 € / night (hostel)
            Average : 40-80 € / night
            Premium : 150 € more / night up to 300 € for palaces.


            How to get there?

            • By Air: Changi International Airport is one of the airports with the highest traffic in the world. He received many Direct flights from Europe and the Middle East, and generally serve as a stopover for flights from Europe and towards Australia.

            • By train: From Malaysia to the terminus of the Woodlands station. Buses also make the trip with the Malaysian city Johor Bahru or Kual Lumpur.

            • By Ferry: Many ferries also run between Singapore and Indonesia.

              On site:

              • Car : In Singapore we drive on the left, the road network is excellent but often very crowded.

              • Bus The bus network is highly developed and high frequency lines. A good way to explore the city.

              • Metro: There are 4 major subway lines that allow you to move quickly.

              • Taxi: Singapore is the city of the world with the largest number of taxis per capita. These are relatively cheap.

                • Vaccinations No mandatory vaccine .

                • Tips : Wash hands before meals, avoid raw food and undercooked meats, especially in small snack street .

                  • Flight and delinquency: Singapore is a very safe country, at first you'll have no problem, the streets are safe at any time of day or night. It must be said that the police do not mess in this country or any unauthorized demonstrations and strikes are prohibited. Police: 999 Note: drug use and trafficking are severely repressed, beyond a very small amount, the use is equated with traffic, which can be punished with the death penalty

                    • Climate : equatorial climate, hot and humid all year .

                    • Average temperatures 25 & deg; C in summer and 25 & deg; C in winter .

                    • Best time to reach avoid the period from November to January is the monsoon .

                      Daily life:
                      • Time difference : UTC +8

                      • Electrical Outlets 230 V / 50 Hz socket. 3-pin UK model .

                      • Calling code 00 65

                      • internet, wifi : No problem on that side, wifi and Internet cafes are everywhere .

                      • Features : Some Singaporean laws are very strict, particularly regarding public cleanliness, heavy fines are imposed on those who throw garbage on the street, as well a small paper that a cigarette butt.