Travel advice for Singapore.

Here you will find important tips and useful information for Singapore.

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Travel money:

Prepaid Travel credit card

in Swiss francs (CHF)

  • For ATM cash withdrawals

  • For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online

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Banknotes

in local currency

  • For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination

Local currency / ISO Code

Singapore dollar SGD

Currency exchange rate

SGD 1 = ~ CHF 0.72 ; CHF 1 = ~ SGD 1.40 (07/2020)

Further Information

Credit cards

 

  • Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.

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Practical Information:

Time difference with Switzerland

+ 7 h / + 6 h during our summer time

National language

Official language

Malay, Mandarin, Tamil and English

Capital

Singapore

Country code for calling Switzerland

001 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)

Voltage

220/240 volt / adapter required

Travel documents for Swiss citizens

Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 1 month (14 days in case of entry by land).
Tourist visas ('Social Visit Pass') are issued upon arrival.

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Singapur, 1 Swiss Club Link
Tel. +65 6468 5788

Opening hours

Banks

9.30 - 15.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.30 - 13.00 h (Sat)

Stores

  • 9.30 - 18.00/19.00 h (Mon - Sat)

Driving
  • Left-hand driving.

  • Swiss driver's license accepted for car Rentals (with English Translation).

  • International driver's licence recommended.

  • Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).

Health situation
  • Mosquito protection advised.

  • Risk of dengue fever.

  • Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.

Other information

Security

Observe elementary safety precautions.

Special legal regulations

  • Singapore has detailed regulations to maintain public order. It is e.g. prohibited to litter (including cigarette butts), to spit, and to import and sell chewing gum.

  • Severe penalties for violations of drug laws (up to life imprisonment/death penalty).

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Important

While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.

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