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Do I need vaccinations for Singapore from Australia?

By: Jim OlsenUpdated: April 24, 2021

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Vaccinations aren't essential for travel to Singapore, but you may need them, depending on your health status and your travel plans. If you are entering Singapore from a country with high risk of yellow fever (Australia is not a high risk country) you must provide proof that you've been vaccinated.

Consequently, do you need a visa for Singapore?

Entry, Exit and Visa Requirements
You do not need a visa for tourist or business visits up to 90 days. Visit the Embassy of Singapore website for the most current visa information.

One may also ask, how do I apply for Singapore visa from Australia?

You may apply in three ways:
  1. Online, submitted by a Local Contact (a Singapore citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who you know).
  2. In person at one of 5 authorised visa centres in Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane or Adelaide).
  3. In person at the Singapore High Commission in Canberra.

Can I travel from Australia to Singapore?

You can't enter Singapore for short-term entry until further notice. You can transit Changi Airport if you're travelling between Australian cities and select locations in Asia, Europe and New Zealand if you're travelling on Singapore Airlines, Silk Air or Scoot Airlines and connecting with the same airline.

How much is a cup of coffee in Singapore?

Singapore is ranked 20th most expensive city for coffee with coffee priced at $2.33(S$3.30) per cup. This compares to Zurich which came in as the most expensive city overall, at an average of $3.52 (S$5), and Rio de Janeiro where coffee was the most affordable, with an average of $1.02 ($1.44).

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What is not allowed to bring to Singapore?

Prohibited items are not allowed to be imported into Singapore. These include: Chewing gum (except dental and medicated gum) Chewing tobacco and imitation tobacco products (for example, electronic cigarettes)

Do I need any injections for Singapore?

Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Singapore. The National Travel Health Network and Centre and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Singapore: hepatitis B, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, rabies and tetanus.

Do I need vaccines for Singapore?

The PHAC and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Singapore: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, rabies, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), chickenpox, shingles, pneumonia and influenza.

Is Singapore safe at night?

There are almost none. These sometimes harsh punishments make Singapore one of the safest large cities in the world to visit. Even when visiting alone a woman can generally feel comfortable, but as with any dark street at night caution should be observed, especially in Geylang.

Can you use Australian dollars in Singapore?

No, you can't. While we travel to Singapore more and more, you cannot use Australian dollars in Singapore. Just like you can't use Singapore Dollars here! You can find out the exchange rate between the AUD and SGD with our currency converter, here.

How much is a meal in Singapore?

A meal at fast food joints such as McDonalds will cost you around S$7, while a drink at Starbucks is around S$6 – S$7. A visit to to an average restaurant can set you back by S$20 – S$40 per person for basic meals.

What you need to know before going to Singapore?

Take a look below at some of the things you need to know before visiting Singapore.
  • 1.) Singapore is safe.
  • 2.) Singapore isn't cheap.
  • 3.) Singapore has cheap food.
  • 4.) Singapore is a very multi-cultural city.
  • 5.) Orchard is the fanciest place in Singapore.
  • 6.) Singapore has durian fruit.
  • 8.) Taxies are reasonably priced.
  • 9.)

Can I fly to Singapore from Australia?

You can't enter Singapore for short-term entry until further notice. You can transit Changi Airport if you're travelling between Australian cities and select locations in Asia, Europe and New Zealand if you're travelling on Singapore Airlines, Silk Air or Scoot Airlines and connecting with the same airline.

What is the best area to stay in Singapore for tourists?

Singapore's 9 Best Areas To Stay In
  • Orchard Road (black)
  • Colonial / Historic District (green)
  • Marina Bay (blue)
  • The Quays – Clarke, Robertson & Boat (turquoise)
  • Bugis & Kampong Glam (purple)
  • Chinatown (red)
  • Little India (yellow)
  • Sentosa Island (pink)

Is Singapore dangerous for tourists?

Generally, Singapore is very safe to visit. It is probably the safest country in Asia to travel to, but it has its dangers. Use your common sense and keep your valuables closely by your side, since the most common type of crime is petty theft.

Can you take food into Singapore from Australia?

General Rule for Travellers
Travellers returning to Singapore can carry food products for personal consumption without first obtaining an import permit if: the type of food product is allowed; the amount is within the allowance; the food products will not be sold commercially.

Which is the best season to visit Singapore?

Although Singapore is a year-round destination, the best time to visit Singapore is from December to June. The months of February to April fall within Singapore's dry season and is typically when the country has the least amount of rain, the lowest humidity, and the most sunshine.

Who needs visa to Singapore?

US Passport Holders (regular, official and diplomatic) do not require a visa to enter Singapore for business or for social visit purposes. They must, however, meet the entry requirements as mentioned above. You will also need a visa if you are travelling on: A Palestinian Authority passport.

What can you do in Singapore for 5 days?

5 Days In Singapore Under S$360
  • Day 1 : Singapore Botanic Gardens, National Museum of Singapore and Singapore Flyer.
  • Day 2 : River Safari, Singapore Zoo, Rainforest Lumina and Night Safari.
  • Day 3 : Singapore Cable Car, Universal Studios Singapore and Wings of Time.