Singapore destination information

All you need to know before visiting Singapore

Singapore summary

Singapore is a small country with around 6M Singaporean. Official languages are Chinese, Tamil, Malay and English. Singapore uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+08:00. Currency used in Singapore is Singapore Dollar (SGD).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 15
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 1

ATMs in Singapore are Common. Internet speed in Singapore is on average 13.9 Mbps. In Singapore you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Singapore
🗣️ English Malay Tamil Chinese
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6M ☀️ ~27 °C 🌧 ~191 mm 👍 Developed 🚩 1k km2 (0k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

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

Languages 🗣️

  • English
  • Malay
  • Tamil
  • Chinese


Currency 💱

1 SGD = 0.72 USD

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.

ATM 🏧🏦


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.

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Singapore uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

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.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Universal :


Police :


Ambulance :


Fire department :


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 .

international: + 65 3 1234567
calling local: 3 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Singapore is on average 13.9 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Singapore is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

SIM Card #️⃣

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.


Rules 🚗

In Singapore you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

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.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

Countries nearby Singapore

More on Singapore travel and visa information

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Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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Health regulation

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Customs rules

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LGBT Destination info

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Singaporean embassies

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