Planning a Singapore Holiday for 2018

Posted by Racheal Jones
February 9, 2018

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If you are planning a foreign trip the next year then you should try out Singapore. Singapore is one of the most visited places in the Southeast Asia region. It is not only a city but also an island country in itself with the busiest port in the world. With subways and skyscrapers of a modern city, cultural diversity of mixed Malay, Indian and Chinese influences, vivid nightlife and exotic foods, Singapore makes a very good holiday trip. Here is everything you need to know if you are looking for Singapore holiday packages.

Getting In:

One of the reasons Singapore is among the most popular destination for travel in Southeast Asia has to be the hassle-free Visa requirements for visiting this country. People from most countries may get in Singapore if they are entering for less than 30 days. Yet it is recommended that you book your Singapore visa online, just in case any problem arises inside a foreign country.

An important thing to know is that an immigration card needs to be filled every time you get inside Singapore. The immigration card should be kept very carefully as it might be needed if you are planning to visit the neighboring countries like Indonesia or Malaysia.

Singapore has very strict law prohibiting the use and trafficking of drugs. You shall be carrying a prescription if you have some medicines with you. There is extreme example of death penalty if one is caught consuming or trafficking drugs.

Best Singapore holiday packages available online start from 59,990 INR per adult person including air tickets. It is a four nights group tour which does not include meal. Because Singapore food is awesome and you should try it over the prefab meals of any travel agency.


The cost of spending a night in Singapore is usually higher than Southeast Asia’s standard cost of living. The demand for higher end hotels is more than the supply so, every year most of the time it is hard to find accommodation in the higher price bracket. This situation escalates when big events are in the calendar, like any big conventions or the big F1 Race. While looking for Singapore holiday packages or booking your Singapore Visa online, you should do a reservation in the luxury hotel you would like to enjoy. Following is a list of approximate cost per category of lifestyle:

  • Budget Hostels:$30-45 per bed in the dorm
  • Mid-range Hotels:$100 per night
  • Luxury Hotels:$350 per night (Reservations might be required in some hotels)

Things You Must Try Out in a Singapore Trip:

  • Exotic Food:One of the most important reasons to book Singapore holiday packages just has to be the exotic cuisines found here. A diverse food culture has established itself with the essence and mixture of flavorful Malay, Chinese, Indian, Thai, Japanese, French, Italian dishes. Some of the cuisines you should try out are Chili crab, Katong laksa, Mee rebus, Nasi lemak, Durian, Kuih, Wonton mee etc. There are also very interesting and famous Indian cuisines available in Singapore if you want to try them out.
  • Visit the Singapore Zoo:This zoo is one the most visited tourist attractions of Singapore. The diverse botany and wildlife makes you lose yourself in the natural beauty of Singapore.
  • Visit National Gallery:Whether you like art or not, you should definitely visit the national gallery. Witness the classic 19th century Southeast Asian art and modern Singaporean art for a change of pace.
  • Botanic Gardens:The beautiful stretch of 183 acres of Botanic Garden is UNESCO acclaimed World Heritage Site. You should not miss the chance to find out why.

Singapore is a vast city and there are many places to make memories there, which are beyond this article’s scope. Hope you discover something new and exciting in your journey to Singapore.

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