Destination

Singapore Holidays

City in a garden

Holidays in Singapore have all the elements of a perfect city break in Asia – mouth-watering cuisine, awe inspiring colonial sites, vibrant shopping opportunities and top notch hotels. This cosmopolitan island state is a true medley of different cultures. Single travellers, families, groups and couples will find plenty to keep them amused, whether that’s absorbing incredible views from the Singapore Flyer 165m up, exploring a bustling street market or admiring resplendent orchids in the Botanic Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Its compact size – just 31 miles across – means all its best parts are easily accessed. Zip around on the ultra-efficient MRT public transport system, stopping to explore Baba House, a 19th Century heritage home, before heading up to MacRitchie Reservoir for a calming escape.

Destination Highlights
  • Shop in luxury malls
  • Absorb multiple cultures
  • Cross aerial suspension bridges
  • Explore fascinating colonial buildings
  • Marvel at Rhapsody Light Show
  • Meet exotic animal species
Essential Information
See Practical Information
  • Time Zone GMT+8
  • Currency SGD - Singapore Dollar
  • Visa Information British passport holders are not required a visa to enter Singapore for tourist stays up to 30 days.
  • Language English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil.
  • Flight Time Direct flights are available with Singapore Airlines, British Airways and Qantas, who all offer a direct daily services from London Heathrow to Singapore. In addition Norwegian offer a four times weekly service from London Gatwick to Singapore.
  • Health Information We recommend all travellers should be up to date with routine vaccinations. For full details, please contact your GP.

Top Tips from our Experts

Mel

Destination Specialist

"Head to Gardens by the Bay at 7.45pm on any night of the week to see Garden Rhapsody - a fantastic light and sound show."

Tina

Destination Specialist

“Singapore is a great stopover destination. I would recommend stopping here on the return section of your journey so you can take advantage of the shopping opportunities.”

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

Shangri-La Singapore

Singapore

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£1,269 pp

Shangri-La Singapore
Lobby and Atrium Bar & Lounge

Pan Pacific Singapore

Singapore

H&J Rating
Pan Pacific Singapore
Merchant Room

Park Regis Singapore

Singapore

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£1,039 pp

Park Regis Singapore
Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa

Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort

Singapore

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£1,269 pp

Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort

Types of Singapore holidays

Singapore Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

Singapore Tours

Tours

Frequently Asked Questions

Flights to Singapore take approximately 12 hours and 30 minutes. There are currently direct daily flight options from London Heathrow to Singapore Changi Airport with British Airways and Singapore Airlines, and various stop-over options from other UK airports. 

It’s free to visit the outdoor gardens at the Gardens by the Bay. However, there is a fee of $8 for adults and concessionaries and $5 for children for the aerial walkway known as OCBC Skyway. There are also various fees to visit the conservatories.

No. The Marina Bay Sands infinity pool is strictly for guests staying in the hotel. However, non-staying guests can visit the Sands SkyPark Observation Deck for a charge of $23 for adults, $17 for children, and $20 for concessionaries. 

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