Government : Republic
Capital : Singapore
Area : 699 km²
Population : 4,6 million
Official languages : English, Chinese, malese
Currency : Singapore Dollar
Vaccines and health
No mandatory vaccinations for travellers. AnHIV certificate mandatory to obtain a work permit. Visitors found to be HIV positive or to have AIDS will be deported.
For adults, don't forget your vaccinations: Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis A & B.
For children, don't forget the vaccinations: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, Tuberculosis, Measles, German Measles, Mumps, Hepatitis A & B, (1, long stay).
In Singapore, you must be warned about AIDS, ascaris, dengue, Leishmaniasis, Malaria, Japanese Encephalitis, Hepatitis A & B, Poisonous Fish, Snakes, Scorpions, Spiders, Polio, Sexually transmitted diseases, Tetanus, Rabies, tuberculosis, Typhoid.
When to go ?
It's hot and very humid in Singapore year-round, and wettest from November to January. February is the optimum month to visit.
Visas and diplomacy
For all information, please contact your embassy or the Singapore consulate.
Food and drinks
No hygienic problems variable in restaurants, markets and shops. Tap water drinkable. But you can also consume local bottled or imported water : all European and Australian brands.
Best places to go
The Chinatown, Little India et Arab St quartiers, the Padang and Orchard Rd, the center of the new town in Singapore.
Health insurance in Singapore
You can find here all the articles related to Singapore in general and the insurance in Singapore in particular : expat insurance, WHP Insurance or travel insurance
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