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3 Days in Singapore - Must see attractions?

Posted by Canuck101 on 22/6/2014 at 16:33

My fiance and I are in Singapore for 3 days next month, and are staying near Chinatown. Based on what we've read, we are looking to see the Zoo, the Aquarium and the Night Safari, as well as tour Chinatown and Little India. Are there other must-see attractions, or other recommended sites? Temples and historical sites, or other highlights? Our timeline is flexible, and and suggestions are greatly appreciated. ...

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Local feeling (Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore)

Posted by gerardoBCN on 6/5/2013 at 11:31

Hi all, I'm planning to visit Singapore for the second time next november. I would like to know the local lifestile and share some time with local people. I will try rent a bedroom in sites like Airbnb or Wimdu insted of going to hostels so I can meet local people and families. Do you have more recomendations? Is there a site or anything to meet local people or do local activities? When in rome.... I'm tring to get the local experience as much as possible. I'm planing to visit also Thailand and ...

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Great Singapore Hostels

Posted by somtam2000 on 24/3/2014 at 21:32

In early 2014, we put together a list of what we thought were the best 30 hostels in Singapore. After much deliberation, we pared it back to 15 places, and then in February 2014, we went and stayed a night in each of the 15. From those 15 nights we shaved the very best down to 10 Great Hostels in Singapore. The first five are now online. #1 Fisher BnB #2 Rucksack Inn Hong Kong Street #3 Wink Hostel #4 Bunc @Radius LittleIndia #5 The Green Kiwi I'll get the other five up tomorrow as I need to ...

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Singapore Onward Travel Proof

Posted by mooball on 29/4/2011 at 13:03

I'll be entering Singapore in June from Australia on Jetstar. I understand that there is an official requirement for people entering Singapore to have proof of an onward journey as is the case with many countries. However, I also understand that immigration officials in Singapore don't check for proof of onward travel. My question is, do Jetstar in Australia check for proof of onward travel? I called Jetstar and they told me there is no requirement at checkin to prove that you have onward trave ...

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Solo Traveler to singapore (Female) Eat, sleep, see, shop info.

Posted by antarathokchom on 3/6/2014 at 05:32

Hi, I am traveling to Singapore in the month of August. Have researched a bit on everything however need suggestion on which hostel to stay (Neat, Hygienic, Friendly, good service, safe area, good breakfast, around Boat Quay, Clarke Quay area) Till now, I am stuck between 5 footway.inn boat quay and Chic Capsule Otel, Mosque Street. I am there for 7 days however 2 days in between plan to visit Kuala Lumpur Also. Any pointers on best hotel/hostel/area to stay there is most welcome. Which are ...

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Tiger air request onward flight ?

Posted by Wilster on 30/5/2014 at 07:24

I am flying to Phuket from Singapore and plan to return by train. I will purchase the train ticket in Thailand. Will Tiger insist on seeing an onward/return ticket? I know they often request this, as it's a way they make extra sales. I'm an Australian passport holder living in the Philippines. ...

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Stay in Singapore

Posted by LauraAndLee1 on 6/3/2013 at 15:53

Me and my girlfriend are travelling around Thailand, Vietnam, then onto Singapore. We weren't planning on staying in Singapore very long as we have done our research and it seems very expensive. Would you give any advice on the best places to go and stay on a budget in Singapore.? ...

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Places to purchase furniture?

Posted by brokencompass88 on 26/7/2013 at 04:39

Hi forumers, I would like to ask for some recommendations on where I'd be able to purchase furniture in Singapore. I will be working here for 2 to 3 years, so I thought that I might furnish my room a little as its quite bare now. I have been to IKEA and I've gotten several items, but where would someone go to get teak furniture, or furniture with traditional oriental design? ...

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Night Zoo

Posted by archiebaby on 13/9/2007 at 05:38

Can anyone help me out with details on the night zoo. I dont arrive until 6pm, is that to late to go to the night safari? thanks ...

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Travel from Cambodia or Vietnam to Singapore by boat?

Posted by blackwolf12333 on 26/5/2013 at 06:10

Hello everyone, I am planning a tour through asia for school and I need a way to get from Cambodia or Vietnam to Singapore by boat, I have searched google for houres now, but I can't find anything. Are there any boat lines that go from Cambodia or Vietnam to Singapore? ...

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Solo traveller in singapore

Posted by scottyg on 15/1/2013 at 16:31

Hey guys im a 26 year old aussie male first time solo traveller stopping in singapore for 5 nights from the 28th of jan 2013 on my way to thailand. I'm not really into shopping which seems to be 1 of the main things to do in singapore. is there any thing you can reccomend to do for a guy my age. Or if any 1s around that knows some good spots or wants to explore togeather that would be cool to thanks ...

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Singapore to Kuala Lumpur

Posted by nish on 24/11/2011 at 18:27

Hi Im doing a RTW and will be in Singapore for a few days in December. I am heading upto Thailand and wanted to do a couple of nights in Kuala Lumpur before catching a flight to Krabi. I was thinking of getting the train and thought this would be cheaper. Does anyone have any idea on prices and if I could get a ticket online now? Or would a flight be better? Any advice appreciated. Thanks Nish ...

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Hotel Re

Posted by traveller128 on 27/2/2013 at 21:28

Hi guys, has anyone heard of hotel re? I booked a room there and would like to know about their reviews/comments ...

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Bangkok to train

Posted by ankit on 20/9/2008 at 22:26

hey guys, whats the best and the fastest way to travel from bangkok to Singapore by train...please someone elaborate.... also what are the visa hassles which one might have to face while taking this journey (say at Malaysia) please do add links etc of websites for the journey.. thanks a ton in anticipation!! ...

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2 days from SIN

Posted by stingo on 1/11/2012 at 14:51

I will be in SEA for work : I day in KUL, 2 days in Penang and ending 2 days in SIN. I was going to spend a couple of extra days on my own I can go earlier and give myself 2-3 days. What do you recommend? I will be travleing alone and I am a female. Flying will most likly be my main form of transportation. Any recommendations is greatly appreciated! Thank you! ...

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3 (possibly 4) Days in Singapore

Posted by kierjan on 29/4/2008 at 15:57

Planning a RTW trip and as part of it we're planning on spend 3 (4 at a push) days in Singapore next May. Any recommendations on what we should do in that time, things to see etc? Thanks Jan ...

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Options to Check in and stay without clearing immigration

Posted by andiamo on 2/8/2013 at 23:09

Folks, Need advise on options for stay withing Changi terminals overnight without having to clear immigration. Been looking at the Ambassador transit hotel and 60$ for 6 hrs seems atrociously pricey Read somewhere about the "Singapore Stopover" package where we get reasonable hotels plus airport transfer each way for about $US 60 per room. Can someone help how we could go about availing this please ? Thanks ...

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VFTF - Visa Free Transit Facility to Singapore

Posted by andiamo on 20/7/2013 at 02:15

Folks, Me and my spouse will be transiting via Singapore from Bangalore to Perth mid next month. Have been reading about VFTF - Visa Free Transit Facility to Singapore which allows passport holders of Common Wealth nations with a confirmed connecting flight to a third country to travel and stay in Singapore without applying for a visa for a maximum duration of 96 hours. Could someone who is aware of this option or used this facility in the recent past please provide some advise. Appreciate ...

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From Hat Yai to Changi Airport

Posted by tuktuk on 24/12/2012 at 14:29

Hello everyone I will travel from Hat Yai with Bus to Changi Airport in Singapore where I have to be at 6.00 in the Morning. I think there isn't a direct bus, so I will take one from Hat Yai to Woodlands (12-14 hour, yes?) if possible during the night. How can I come the fastest (and cheapest) way from Woodlands od Johor Bahru to Changi Airport? Or is there a direct bus from Hat Yai? I would also take a flight from Hat Yai to Changi airport, but I think there is just one in the afternoon and ...

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Anybody around between Fri 26th and Sun 28th APRIL?

Posted by Jayson on 20/4/2013 at 06:38

Hi all, A newbie here! I will be travelling to Singapore for a week with my company, but will arrive on Friday 26th May with a weekend to spend as a tourist before work on Monday. Just wondering if there is anyone else who is travelling solo this weekend (Fri 26th - Sun 28th APRIL) that would like some company to hit the main sites? I am a very friendly and sociable Male from London, 32 years old. Look forward to hearing from anyone with a good sense of adventure! Thanks J ...

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