Welcome to Singapore

Located right in the heart of Asia, Singapore thrives as an international financial and trading hub. Known for its efficiency, skilled workforce, strong trade agreements, excellent infrastructure, extensive and high-growth networking base, Singapore is a compelling destination for business and conventions. Beneath Singapore’s business legacy, discover rich social fabric that is vibrant, colourful and unique in many ways.

Singapore is a city of contrast where the East meets the West. It is where the ideas of the future mingle with the ways of tradition. Don’t stop at finding out what you can do when you visit. Visit Singapore Official Site

Travel Information

Weather

Located just one degree north of the equator, Singapore has a tropical climate with temperatures ranging from 25 to 34 degrees Celsius (77 to 93 degrees Fahrenheit) all year long. Although most days are sunny, Singapore does experience the occasional downpour, so have an umbrella handy!

Language

While English is the main language used for business and education throughout the city-state, Singapore actually has four official languages – Malay, Mandarin, Tamil and English – with Malay being Singapore’s national language.

Currency

The local currency is the Singapore dollar (S$).
Money changing services are readily available at Singapore Changi Airport, and at many shopping centres and hotels in the city.
You may also choose to withdraw money using major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) from any automated teller machines (ATMs), which can be easily found throughout the city.

Telephone

The international dialling code is +(65).
With an international roaming service, you can dial local 8-digit phone numbers without adding +(65).

Goods & Services Tax

Goods & Services Tax (GST) in Singapore is 7%.
Spend at least S$100 a day from selected retailers to qualify for refunds. Enjoy tax-free shopping at retailers that offer the Tax Refund service.
At other retailers, ask for GST Refund Forms and retain your receipts to get your refund processed at the airport right before you fly out of Singapore. Tax refunds do not apply if you are leaving by land or sea.
Tax Refund – YourSingapore.com

Goods & Services Tax

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Goods & Services Tax

Most foreigners coming into Singapore not require a visa for entry, and may be given a social visit pass for up to 30 days upon arrival in Singapore. All visitors must have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity, onward or return airticket. To find out if you require a visa to enter Singapore, kindly check with the Immigration and Checkpoint Authority of Singapore (ICA). The application procedure can be found on ICA website.