Fast Facts For First Time Visitors To Singapore


Population: Around 4 million

Currency: 1 Singapore dollar (SGD) = 100 cents

Opening hours: Most shops in the city are open from 10am until 8pm or 9pm every day of the week.

Tourism Website: Visit Singapore

Newspapers: The Straits Times, The New Paper, The Business Times

Emergency numbers: Police 999, Emergency/Ambulance/Fire Brigade 995

Singapore Visitors Centre (Tourism information) locations:

Singapore Visitors Centre at Liang Court
177 River Valley Road,
Level 1, Liang Court Shopping Centre
Tel: + 65 6336 7184
Open daily 10am-10pm

Singapore Visitors Centre at Orchard
Cairnhill Road / Orchard Road Crossing
Open daily 8am-10.30pm

Singapore Visitors Centre at the Airport
Changi International Airport Arrivals Hall
Terminal 1 and 2

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