Singapore is one of the most vibrant cities in Southeast Asia, offering an incredible city break experience with countless sightseeing landmarks, an impressive skyline, world-class leisure attractions, and so much more. The hotels in Singapore cater for all tastes and budgets; discover everything from budget-friendly accommodation and chain properties to boutique hotels and luxurious five star resorts. Brightsun Travel offers great value hotel packages to centrally located hotels in Singapore, next to the city’s best attractions.
Look forward to abundant leisure opportunities in Singapore - particularly shopping. The city boasts some of Asia’s best shopping attractions including bustling markets, mega shopping malls, boutiques, and department stores. Other leisure options include the iconic Gardens by the Bay, Night Safari which is the first nocturnal wildlife attraction in the world, and the immersive Universal Studios theme park. You can enjoy all of this and much more with our cheap Singapore holidays from the UK.
There’s this fascinating contrast between contemporary appeal and historic charm in Singapore; there are soaring skyscrapers set among old temples, colonial buildings, and shophouses. A trip to the city is incomplete without visiting the Thian Hock Keng Temple – the oldest temple in Singapore which was built without any nails or concrete. Singapore is also a superb cultural centre with museums and galleries galore, including the world-class Art Science Museum.
170 Bencoolen St, Singapore 189657
60 Eu Tong Sen Street, Singapore 059804
7500 Beach Rd, Singapore 199591
2 Magazine Road, Singapore 059573
1A Cuscaden Rd, Singapore 249716
Currency: You’ll be spending Singapore dollars.
Language: There are four official languages: Malay, English, Mandarin, and Tamil.
Local Time: Eight hours ahead of GMT.
Flight Time from the UK: Approximately 13.5 hours.
Tourist Information: Visit the official Singapore tourist information site for lots of helpful information regarding upcoming events, where to go, what to do, and how to get around..
Health/Travel Restrictions: To travel to Singapore, British citizens need a valid passport. No visa is required, though visitors are required to complete an electronic SG Arrival Card up to three days before entry into Singapore. For up-to-date travel advice and health recommendations visit the government’s travel advice for Singapore.
A: No, but visitors are required to complete an electronic SG Arrival Card up to three days before entry into Singapore.
A: It is more expensive than some other destinations in Southeast Asia but still relatively budget-friendly.
A: Singapore is a dwarf state of only around 719 km² (278 mi²) area, with a total coastline of 193 km (119.9 mi). This is slightly smaller than New York City and around 0.3% of the size of the UK.
A: It is regarded as generally safe and trouble-free.
Singapore is a vibrant and exciting destination for holidaymakers, offering a wide range of activities and attractions to suit all tastes. From the iconic city skyline of Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay to the bustling streets of Chinatown and Little India, Singapore offers something for everyone.
Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty to explore in Singapore’s numerous parks and gardens, including the Botanic Gardens, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, MacRitchie Reservoir, Lazarus Island, and Changi Beach Park. Nature lovers can also take part in a variety of wildlife tours and enjoy some of the many wildlife sanctuaries in the area. For culture vultures, there are plenty of opportunities to experience different cultures through art galleries, museums, and monuments such as the National Museum of Singapore and the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple. In addition, there are cultural shows such as The Peranakan Museum or Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay which offer an insight into traditional performances from around Asia.
Shopping is another popular activity with visitors in Singapore due to its abundance of malls filled with designer brands from around the world, as well as local markets including the Bugis Street Market where bargains can be found. Foodies will be spoilt for choice with dining options ranging from street vendors serving traditional dishes like Hainanese chicken rice to fine dining restaurants offering international cuisine.
Singapore has a tropical climate, with temperatures ranging from 32°C (90°F) to 23°C (73°F). The country experiences two monsoon seasons: the Northeast Monsoon and the Southwest Monsoon, making it extremely humid throughout the year. The hottest months are typically April and May while the wettest months are usually November and December.
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