Flight tickets from Polokwane to Singapore

Singapore is an incredibly vibrant and unique city-state located in Southeast Asia. Home to over 5.6 million people, Singapore is a proudly cosmopolitan nation, largely due to its long history as a major port of trade. The city is even more diverse than its population would suggest, from its stunning skyline to its incredible travel attractions and vast array of shopping, dining and entertainment experiences. Whether you are looking for a cultural adventure, a romantic getaway, or just some rest and relaxation, Singapore offers something for everyone. This text will explore the many reasons why Singapore is a must-see destination on any traveler’s list.

Getting to Know Singapore

Singapore is an island city-state located in Southeast Asia with a population of 5.6 million people. Singapore is the least populated country in Asia. The time zone in Singapore is UTC+8, which means Singapore is 8 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The official languages of Singapore are English, Malay, and Chinese, with English being the language widely spoken. The currency of Singapore is the Singapore Dollar (SGD).

Climate and Weather

Singapore has a tropical rainforest climate with no true season contrast. It is usually hot and humid throughout the year, typically experiencing two monsoon seasons. Its position near the equator ensures a warm and humid temperature all year round with an average temperature of 28.2 °C. Average relative humidity for the year is around 84%. Rain is highly unpredictable, it could come in heavy downpours for a short period of time, or last a few days. Its position along the northern coast of the equator guarantees large amounts of rainfall, reaching an average of 2,340 mm annually. The temperatures in the mornings and evenings can drop to as low as 20°C due to wind chill effects. The highest ever recorded temperature was 37.8°C in April 1998.

Touring Singapore: Airport and Transportation

There are three airports in Singapore: Changi Airport, Seletar Airport and Paya Lebar Airbase. You can get from the main airport, Changi Airport, to downtown in Singapore by taxi, MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) or shuttle bus. The cost of a taxi will depend on the number of people and the distance, but the estimated cost of the taxi is approximately $20 - $40. Taking the MRT is the cheapest option; tickets cost from SGD 1.90 to SGD 3.20 depending on the distance. The Airport Shuttle bus is also an economical method of travel, and one way fares cost about SGD 9. Yes, you can change money at Singapore Airport. There are ATM machines, Money Changers and Foreign Exchange counters available at all three airports.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Singapore

  1. Singapore is an ethnically diverse country, having an impressive blend of Chinese, Indian, Malaysian and other cultures.
  2. Singapore also has a vibrant history that dates back to the 14th century, when it was founded by Sang Nila Utama as a trading port
  3. As a tourist destination, Singapore offers an array of attractions and activities, including some of the best shopping and dining experiences, cultural festivals and much more

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