Currency used in Singapore is the Singapore dollar (S $). Currency exchange not only in Singapore Changi Airport but also in most shopping centers and hotels around the island. You can also use the automated teller machine (ATM) are located everywhere (even in outlying areas) in Singapore. Most major credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.
Singapore is a country where the weather is hot and humid, low volatility throughout the year. The average temperature is 31 ° C during the day (88ºF) and reduced to about 24 ° C (75 ° F) at night. However, Singapore has a tropical climate with a rainy season lasting from November onwards. So please be prepared for the rains pour down daily during this period.
Using mobile phones
International telephone area code of Singapore is (+65). If you use international roaming services while in Singapore, you will not have to press the number (+65) by the service will automatically help you to make calls with the phone number here.
Besides these areas, such as air-conditioned shopping centers, restaurants, entertainment outlets and cinemas, smoking in the subway (SMRT), public buses, taxis and other lift is a violation of law. Recently, smoking ban was also extended to the public dining area and the area around the building within 5 meters from the entrance, except for allowing smoking areas are painted gold clearly marked. The fine for the first offense up to $ 1,000 in Singapore.
Tax Refund Program
To delight in Singapore duty-free shopping, you just need to find the stores with the logo “Tax Refund” (Tax Refund) front and buy from SG100 or more per bill is eligible for a tax refund.
The majority of retailers Singapore are serious business, but there are a handful of shops and restaurants make you be disappointed when shopping. Here are some tips to help you happy shopping.