Singapore, an island city-state off southern Malaysia, is a global financial centre with a tropical climate and multicultural population. Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, since independence it has become one of the world’s most prosperous countries and sports the world’s busiest port. In circa-1820 Chinatown stands the red-and-gold Buddha’s Tooth Relic Temple, Little India offers colourful souvenirs and Arab Street is lined with fabric shops. Singapore is also known for eclectic street fare, served in hawker centres such as Tiong Bahru and Maxwell Road.
** A vaccination certificate is required for entry for travellers over 1 year of age coming from countries with risk of YF within 6 days of arrival.
Malaria – No malaria present
Traveller’s Diarrhoea – Minimal risk exists throughout the country. Community sanitation is generally good. Health concerns related to food and beverages are minimal.
*This information is to be used as a guide only. Medical advice is recommended to individuals depending on their medical history, previous vaccination history and the itinerary.