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  • Mon to Fri 9:00am - 9:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm

Stroll around the handsome colonial buildings

...before taking a river trip on the 'bum boats', once used to take goods to the warehouses. Visit the famous Raffles Hotel, where a singapore sling in the Long Bar is essential.

Essential information for Singapore

Local time


Flag of Singapore
Malay and English


Singapore Dollar
Official currency of Singapore

Flight information

12h 55m
Singapore (SIN)
Direct flight

Flight schedule

  • Singapore Airlines flights to Singapore depart 3 times daily from London Heathrow and once daily from Manchester.

Do I need a visa?

British citizens do not require a visa for travel.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Serious shopping

Shops open till 9.00pm or 10.00pm (except for Mustafa Centre in Little India, open 24 hours a day!). On Sundays, head to Clarke Quay markets, down by the river - you'll find all sorts of exotica. Come in June to attack the great Singapore sale - it's a retail frenzy!