Singapore is a thriving cosmopolitan city. Located right in the heart of Asia, Singapore thrives as an international financial and trading hub. Its excellent infrastructure, skilled workforce, and extensive networking base make Singapore a compelling destination for business and conventions. Culturally diverse, Singapore has an exciting collection of distinct neighbourhoods offering a unique experience of the city-state’s heritage, culture, and lifestyle.
Find out more about “What you can do in Singapore” at www.visitsingapore.com
Singapore is known for its hot and humid climate, with little variation throughout the year. The average daytime temperature is 31°C (88°F), dropping to around 24°C (75°F) at night. The monsoon season can bear down pretty heavily on our tropical region from November onwards, so be prepared for rain on a daily basis during this period.
Singapore time is 8 hours ahead of UTC.
The currency used in Singapore is the Singapore dollar (S$). Money changing services can be found at Singapore Changi Airport and also at most shopping centres and hotel, including VivoCity, the nearest mall to the Event Venue. Automated teller machines (ATMS) are also located everywhere in Singapore and they do accept main credit cards such as Visa, Mastercard and American Express.
Singapore voltage is 220-240 volts AC, 50 cycles per second. On request, most hotels will provide transformers to visitors with electrical appliances of a different voltage, such as 110-120 volts, 60 cycles per second. When shopping for electrical appliances, do remember to check the voltage of the item against the acceptable voltage in your home country. The power plugs used in Singapore are of the three-pin, square-shaped type.
TRAVELLING WITHIN SINGAPORE
Be it the bus, Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) or taxis, getting around Singapore is a breeze. Singapore Changi Airport is easily accessible with many modes of transportation available to and from the Airport.
For more information, visit www.changiairport.com/getting-around