Welcome to Singapore!

Located in Southeast Asia, Singapore has a land area of about 710 square kilometres, making her one of the smallest countries in the world and the smallest in the region. Although small in size, Singapore commands an enormous presence in the world today with its free trade economy and highly efficient workforce, making it an ideal convening destination for philanthropy and social sector circles. Home to a harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture, Singapore is rich in contrast and colour and embodies aspects of both East and West in many interesting ways.

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Here is some basic information to help you plan your trip to Singapore:

Getting to Singapore:

Due to her central location and transit hub, most commercial airlines fly into Singapore. This includes both full service and budget carriers.

Getting around Singapore:

Singapore has one of the most efficient public transport systems in the world. Most places can be accessed via. Mass Rapid Transport (MRT), and it is often the fastest way of getting around the island. Taxi cabs are also aplenty and very affordable, and a great way to find out the best local food places in Singapore!

Singapore’s Weather:

Singapore is known for its hot and humid weather, with little variation throughout the year. The average daytime temperature is 31ºC (88ºF), dropping to around 24ºC (75ºF) in the evenings.

Currency:

The currency used in Singapore is Singapore Dollars (SGD or S$). Money changing facilities are aplenty at the airport and major shopping centres. There are also Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) located everywhere around the island, where cash can be withdrawn. All major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard and American Express) are accepted.

For more information regarding your visit to Singapore, please visit Your Singapore

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