Singapore travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Singapore with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Singapore.

Singapore travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Singapore with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Singapore - quick facts
Flight time 13 hours
Time difference UK +8 hours
Language(s) English, Chinese, Malay
Currency Singapore Dollar, Brunei Dollar
Electricity G plug (230V)
Driving side Left

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Singapore weather

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Singapore travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Singapore from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Singapore.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Singapore travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Singapore with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Singapore, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Singapore covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Singapore with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Singapore FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Singapore including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Singapore due to Covid-19?

Singapore is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Singapore.

Check out Ministry of Health, Singapore for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Singapore?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Singapore. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Singapore from the UK?

The flight time to Singapore from the UK is typically 13 hours.

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What is the time difference between Singapore and the UK?

The time difference between Singapore and the UK is UK time+8 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Singapore?

The main languages spoken in Singapore are English, Chinese and Malay.

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What is the currency in Singapore?

The currency in Singapore is the Singapore Dollar (SGD) and the Brunei Dollar (BND).

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Which plugs are used in Singapore?

Singapore uses electrical plug type G (230 Volts) - the same as the UK.

Which side of the road do they drive on in Singapore?

They drive on the left side of the road in Singapore.

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