Archive for the tag 'Sim Lim Square'

Jun 09 2012

What to do if you’re ripped off at Sim Lim Square

Published by under Shopping

Sim Lim Square is home to Singapore's best gadgets and best con-men.

Most travellers know to be wary of scams in cities like Bangkok, but feel they can let their guard down in Singapore. The fact that people feel so safe here combined with the belief that Singapore has cheap electronics is the perfect breeding ground for shopping scams. According to the Singapore Tourism Board, 37% of … read the full post

May 04 2011

Tips for buying electronics in Singapore

Published by under Shopping

For many tourists a visit to Singapore is an excuse to indulge in some serious retail therapy.  After window shopping for luxury brands on Orchard Road and browsing cheap souvenirs at the Chinatown Street market, the next stop on the Singapore shopping spree is usually Sim Lim Square to check out the latest electronic gadgets. … read the full post