Name: Singapore Dollar
Singapore (GMT +8)
Top tip: Ever wondered what it's like to dine at a Michelin starred restaurant? In Singapore, even some hawker stands have been awarded Michelin stars – Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle in Chinatown is one of them.
Drinks in Singapore are more expensive than the rest of South East Asia, with domestic beers costing anything between $5-$15 and cocktails costing around $13-$25. Drinks in bars and meals in restaurants will be considerably more.
Meals at hawker stalls are the best way to eat on a budget, with meals costing between $4-8. Expect to pay a lot more in restaurants.
Taxis are metered with fares based on a flag down rate and by distance travelled. Surcharges are common from the airport and inner city areas.
Get your EZ-link card and top up when you need, for the most convenient and cheapest way of traveling around on the subway and local buses.
Dorm beds in Singapore can cost between $18 and $35.
A double room in a mid-range hotel costs between $120 and $170 per night.