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Any tips on Singapore?

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    Know a lot of people do stop overs and we're thinking of a trip to Singapore - any tips on what areas to stay in, things to see at do etc?

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    Its very pretty,rains quite a bit,alcohol is very expensive,£50 we spent one afternoon on 6 bottles of Corona!!! Advised that alcohol is much cheaper in the coffee shops (when we returned)

    Stayed at the Mirramar hotel which was good.

    You can drink the water.

    Go to Raffles and Clarke quay,also lots of river boat trips,plenty to do.

    Jayne

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    Do the singapore flyer!you can see so much of Singapore whilst you are up there.we stayed at the penninsular excelsior.great location right in the heart of the city.if you fly with singapore airlines you can get loads of freebies and discounts on attractions.

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    wow quick responses! thanks so far! looking to stay at a hostel so now to try and find something in a decent location with a private room.

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    Don't try and smuggle drugs through. The death penalty can still apply there.:cute::cute:

     

    Well ya asked for tips!!!

     

     

    The bars know me well there,or prolly won't forget me!! (hic):shocked:

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    Clarke Quay by the river and Orchard Road are good areas to stay. Also the central area near Raffles. Basically anywhere near the centre...

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    if you fly with singapore airlines you can get loads of freebies and discounts on attractions.

     

    how so? do u need to be on a package deal?

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    go to Raffles for a singapore sling very expensive but you have to do it ,we went in the duck tour what a laugh,shopping in the market area wasnt expensive .

    top tip wear very comfy shoes my feet swelled up so much <never have before > only thing to ease it was a pair or cheep flip flops

    ohh it also throws down for a couple of hours on an afternoon take an umberella

    have a great time

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    I love Singapore! Agree with all thats been mentioned and also the night market in Chinatown is well worth a visit. Kampong Glam, the old Malay quarter is also lovely with all the beautiful old buildings. The Blue Ginger restaurant in Tanjong Pagar is fabulous. Enjoy!

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    Don't try and smuggle drugs through. The death penalty can still apply there.:cute::cute:

     

    Well ya asked for tips!!!

     

     

    The bars know me well there,or prolly won't forget me!! (hic):shocked:

     

     

    Orchid Towers????? Hahaha

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    how so? do u need to be on a package deal?

     

    Yes,you need to book your accomodation through them then you get a book of vouchers to use while you are there.We got a free river cruise,free tea and toast at a cafe every morning,50% off food in the hotel,free entry to the zoo etc...

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    Yes,you need to book your accomodation through them then you get a book of vouchers to use while you are there.We got a free river cruise,free tea and toast at a cafe every morning,50% off food in the hotel,free entry to the zoo etc...

     

    Thanks - too late now! But that's ok.

     

    Hmmm, looking at these cruises and wondering if morning or dinner would be better. Is there a nice skyline at night?

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    Thanks - too late now! But that's ok.

     

    Hmmm, looking at these cruises and wondering if morning or dinner would be better. Is there a nice skyline at night?

     

    We did the morning one and it was lovely.we have friends that did the dinner one and they said the same.we were only there 2 nights and didn't really venture out at night as it seemed to rain so much when it went dark.

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    If u are flying singapore airlines, your boarding pass gets you some discounts even if you haven't booked a package with them.

     

    Go to Mustafa centre in Little India where you can shop 24 hrs and they sell a bit of everything and anything, the sari shop in the basement is worth a look. You leave your bags outside with a clerk.

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    If u are flying singapore airlines, your boarding pass gets you some discounts even if you haven't booked a package with them.

     

    Bonus thanks - will look into that.

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