Singapore Visit – Part III

This is last instalment in the 3 part series . you can read Part I and Part II as independent posts as well. A quick list of Tips for Indian on Budget :

  • Get liquor from Duty Free . Do not Buy from restaurants as far as possible as liquor is expensive. One Should give local Tiger Beer a Shot.
  • Avoid Cigarettes . Too risky , if caught as there is no personal Allowance applicable.
  • Hotel check-in times are 3 PM onwards and checkout by noon . Therefore, plan your flights accordingly. Do not expect much support from hotel staff for late checkout for early check-ins.
  • Universal Studios and SEA Aquarium are next to each other . Cover Both on the same day.
  • Universal Studios : Most of the rides are good. Battle Star Galactica – Cylon ride is quite tumultuous (depending on wo is saying). People with Blood pressure, Cervical , Slip Disk issues Should not take this Ride.
  • S.E.A is amazing and should visit this attraction.
  • Make sure to watch “Wings of time” Show in Santosa Island but Do not waste Money on 3D / 4D shows. IMAX in delhi has much better experience
  • Singapore Zoo and Night safari – Both can be covered in a day
  • Gardens by the Bay and Shopping – 1 day
  • Cruise for 3 days – The best part of any trip
  • Apple products are cheaper than india . rest is not worth buying in Singapore . Nor even the clothes.
  • But do borrow the Fashion sense of Singapore. Awesome
  • Tap Water is Good. If you travelling with Children, you cab pick bottled water for children from 7-11 to be sure
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The Best part of Visiting Zoo, S.E.A and Night Safari is that most of the proceeds from tickets go towards upkeep of these facilities, Animals and Sea creatures . I feel good about contributing to the cause

Singapore Zoo – India Rhinos
Sharks – S.E.A
Animal Show

If you are on Honeymoon :

  • Save on wine and food.
  • Walk or use buses . Singaporeans walk a lot.
  • Do not go with a shopping mindset. get a couple of souvenirs but nothing more.
  • Use the time during walking to talk to each other and know better
  • Orchard Road is all glitter and not many Deals. Just enjoy the crowd and absorb the energy
  • Travel in Dec – Feb duration if possible
  • Dress decent or Bold but not awkward. like avoid salwar-Kurta is Swimming Pools or running barefoot on treadmills on complimentary Gym of hotels

Coming Soon, a very Generic series on Thailand trip

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