Archive for the 'Transport' Category

Mar 21 2011

Why you should get an EZ-Link Card in Singapore

Published by under Transport (local)

If you’re going to be in Singapore for a while a stored value EZ-link card for public transportation is a wise investment. The S$5 cost of the card is non-refundable but it quickly pays for itself. How quickly? For stays of 5 days or longer I suspect you’ll be glad to have one. Here are … read the full post

Feb 24 2011

Singapore late night transport: NightRider & NiteOwl Buses

Published by under Transport (local)

With its ultra-efficient MRT system and frequent buses, getting around Singapore is a breeze during the day. But the very last subway train leaves City Hall station at 00:10 and most bus services have wrapped up by then, too. Taxis of course operate through the night and are a snap to find at late-night hotspots … read the full post

Feb 04 2011

How to get from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur

If Singapore’s just one stop on your Southeast Asian itinerary there’s a good chance your next destination is Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia’s cosmopolitan capital is located about 320km northwest of Singapore and is reachable by plane, train, or automobile. Fly There are over 25 flights per day connecting Singapore to Kuala Lumpur and, now that all … read the full post

Jan 07 2011

How to avoid taxi surcharges in Singapore

Published by under Transport (local)

Singapore has a fleet of 25,000 taxis and they always use the meter. Taking a taxi is an affordable luxury with base fares of S$3 and S$0.60 per kilometre, but surcharges complicate things and can add up quickly. Follow these tips to keep your taxi fares as low as possible. – Hail a cab on … read the full post

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