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The languages that are typically spoken are English, Malay, Tamil and Chinese
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
Import and export information
All items on the prohibited to import list.
Tobacco:There is no duty-free concession on any tobacco products brought into Singapore.
Other items:Travellers who have been out of Singapore for more than 48 hours are entitled to S$600 worth of duty-free goods for personal use.
Other items:Travellers who have been out of Singapore for less than 48 hours are entitled to S$150 worth of duty-free goods for personal use.
Other items:Holders of a work permits, employment passes, student passes, dependent passes or long-term pass issued by the Singapore Government and crew members are not eligible for GST relief.
Chewing gum, with the exception of oral dental and medicated gum approved by the Health Sciences Authority.
Imitation tobacco products.
Any nicotine or tobacco products, such as chewing tobacco, dissolvable tobacco or nicotine, nasal and oral snuff, tobacco or nicotine to be used in an eCigarette or vaporiser, nicotine or tobacco to be used by implant or injection, and gutkha, khaini and zarda.
Cigarette lighters of a revolver or pistol shape.
Controlled drugs and psychotropic substances.
Endangered species of wildlife and their by-products.
Obscene articles and publications.
Seditious or treasonable materials
Counterfeit materials or items breaching copyrights.
Animals, birds and their by-products, meat and meat products, fish and seafood products, and fruit and vegetables all require a permit from the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore.
Arms and explosives, bullet-proof clothing, toy guns, pistols and revolvers, and weapons such as spears and swords require a permit from theSingapore Police Force.
Films, videos, video games, publications and audio records, telecommunication and radio communication equipment and toy walkie-talkies require a permit from the Infocomm Media Development Authority.
Medicines require a physician's prescription. Medicines, pharmaceuticals and poisons are regulated by theHealth Sciences Authority.
Radioactive materials, ionising radiation, irradiating apparatus, and non-ionising radiation apparatus such as laser pointers, microwaves, and sunlamps require a permit from theNational Environment Agency.
All pets are subject to importation requirements, and some may be prohibited. For further information, please visit the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of SingaporePets & Animals.
It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots.
A hepatitis A vaccination is recommended as travellers may contract hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in Singapore, regardless of where they are eating or staying.
A hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for those who may have sexual contact with a new partner, who may get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.
A typhoid vaccination is recommended for most travellers, especially those staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas, or for those that are adventurous eaters.
A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals and researchers, or for those who may come into contact with bats.
Zika outbreaks have been reported in Singapore. Because of the risk of birth defects in babies born to women who were infected with Zika while pregnant, women who are pregnant should not travel to Singapore. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDCZika Virus in Singapore.
Chikungunya cases have been reported in Singapore. For further information, please visit the CDC Chikungunya Advice.
Dengue cases have been reported in Singapore. For further information, please visit the CDC Dengue Advice.
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease outbreaks have been reported in Singapore. For further information, please visit the CDC Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Advice.