Singapore is an island city-state on the southernmost tip of Malaysia, just
Since then, Singapore has established itself as an international financial center and became one of the Asian Tiger economies. Its growth has brought great success to the country, but it’s now the most expensive place to live in the world.
A trip to Singapore should definitely be on your bucket list, but remember to take your Sublime Ware multi-country travel adapter with you and keep all your devices fully charged.
Five travel tips when visiting Singapore
Buy a Singapore Tourist Pass
The Singapore Tourist Pass is great for saving money when on holiday in the country. Along with special deals on attractions and services, it also contains a wealth of information about the country. But the main advantage is that it gives you unlimited travel on Singapore’s bus services, MRT and LRT trains. This could be a significant saving, as taxies are expensive and getting around in a car can be hard work!
For the occasions where a taxi makes more sense, use the Grab app. Similar to Uber, which is not available in Singapore, you can book a taxi using the app and agree on the price in advance. Very convenient!
Visit the Hawker Centers
Drink during Happy Hour
This is probably second nature to seasoned travelers, but definitely worth knowing in Singapore. Alcohol can be expensive and since you will find bars with happy hours across the city from 5 pm to 9 pm, it’s a good excuse to explore different bars!
As is common with many Asian countries, tipping in Singapore is not the norm and
Singapore is a hot and humid country even in winter, so pack light clothes and sandals, etc. Don’t forget a lightweight raincoat, as sudden heavy downpours are common! Either that or dive into the nearest cafe!
Places to Visit
The country may be small but it packs a lot in. To get a great view of the city, visit the Marina Bay Sands observation deck on the 57th floor. Not a cheap option, but it gives you a fantastic view of the city and lets you get your bearings.
Gardens by the Bay is one of the most popular destinations in the city and free to enter. They open at 5 am and are a beautiful, cool place to be. Within the gardens are
For some culture, pay a visit to the Baba House in Chinatown. This traditional Singaporean home has
Check our travel adapter for Singapore blog for more information on the plug and power supply requirements before you go. Singapore operates at a voltage of 220V, so plugging in your equipment designed for 110V could prove very expensive. Some items are multi-voltage and our blog on dual voltage devices and travel adapters will be helpful to decide if your item is compatible.