What will you find in this guide on Singapore?
- Things to know before you go like what to budget, what airlines fly there and local laws to follow.
- Where should you stay if you want to shop, eat your heart out or take the kids on an adventure to Sentosa Island.
- The top things to do from high end shopping and hawker centres, Universal Studios and Gardens by the Bay.
What should I know before going to Singapore?
How to get there
Know your budget
Invest in travel insurance
Know Singapore’s laws
You’ll need a power adaptor
How many days do I need in Singapore?
Where should I stay in Singapore for the first time?
Like shopping? Stay on Orchard Road
Looking for beaches and theme parks? Stay on Sentosa Island
Are you fancy? Stay at Marina Bay
Other Neighbourhoods to know in Singapore
Bas Basah Bugis
DID YOU KNOW? Most Singaporeans speak English as well as another language such as Mandarin Chinese, Malay or Tamil.
What’s the easiest way to get around Singapore?
DID YOU KNOW? Overseas visitors can register for a free public Wi-Fi account using your Aussie mobile number at any Wireless@SG hotspot.
What are the must-do things to do in Singapore?
Visit Singapore’s top 10 attractions
Explore Gardens by the Bay
Visit Universal Studios
Visit Marina Bay Sands Skypark
Visit the museums
Ride the Singapore Flyer
Relax in the Singapore Botanic Gardens
Wander around the Colonial District
Singapore's Colonial District, on the north of Singapore River, is home to the National Museum, The Asia Civilisations Museum, Peranakan Museum and Singapore Art Museum. Take a guided walking tour to learn about the impact of British colonisation on Singapore's governance, hear the stories of French missionaries, see churches and cathedrals, the Singapore Cricket Club, and finish it off with a Singapore Sling at the famous Raffles Hotel.
Make time for Changi Airport
Shopping in Singapore
For more bespoke buys, head to Singapore’s hip neighbourhoods. You will find local crafts and one-of-a-kind souvenirs in Joo Chiat/Katong, the addictive array of products at Mustafa Centre in Little India, Chinatown’s buzzing markets, and the hipster enclave of Haji Lane in Kampong Glam where you can browse unique boutiques.