Singapore What to Pack

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Singapore What to Pack

  • Clothing for Humid & Tropical Weather

    Singapore What to Pack

    when going to hot and humid Singapore. It is best to bring extra light colored t-shirts and athletic of jogging shorts rather than dark colored shirts or jeans as the dark colored shirts tend to absorb more heat rather than reflect the heat of the sun. Singapore is a tropical and humid country and it sits just accros the sea hence light colored...

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  • Umbrella & Raingear

    Singapore What to Pack

    It really depends on you. I always travel with a big Longchamp shoulder bag which houses all my gadgets, makeup and wallet. But most guys travel with knapsacks. Don't worry too much as Singapore is a safe country. I haven't heard of any theft or snatchers here. COMFIEST shoes you can ever find. You'll be walking all over. Bring disposable...

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  • Sunblock

    Singapore What to Pack

    Leave that luggage if you are not going to stay too long. As you can almost get anything u need here & cheap. there's always a shop near the corner and lots of 24hours store to purchase those. Even if you are ready to make a big spending on your shopping. You can use the Singapore Postal Service to Mail your shopping item home. if you don't need to...

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  • Travel Adaptors and Electronics

    Singapore What to Pack

    the best way to enjoy Singapore is to really have powerful compact ultra zoom cameras like the Nikon cool Pix 810 which has a 42X optical zoom or a Canon Powershot SX 40 with a 35X Optical zoom plus having an extra camera that is water proof and drop proof like an Olympus Tough 810 Series of a Panasonic Lumix Series. You need it to be able to zoom...

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  • Surviving the Urban Jungle

    Wheeled luggage that is collapsible is your best best. Rooms can be small (in budget hotels) by Western measures, and unless you can afford a cab and porters, you will be getting pretty cosy on the MRT. That said, pavements and walkways are well maintained, so rolling is the way to go. * An umbrella. It rains. Heavily. A lot. Small, telescoping,...

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  • CARRY A STRONG MOSQUITO REPELLANT

    MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE CARRYING YOUR CAMERA BATTERY CHARGER AND A FULLY CHARGED BATTERY..ALWAYS CARRY AN INTERNATIONAL POWER PLUG FOR ALL YOUR CHARGERS. ie:PHONE...DIGITAL CAMERA...I POD I ALWAYS CARRY A LIGHTWEIGHT PONCHO THAT ROLLS UP ..POCKETSIZE..AS IT CAN RAIN HERE ANYTIME.ALSO COVERS ANY BACKPACK THAT YOU MAY BE CARRYING..I ALSO CARRY ALWAYS...

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  • Travel light

    Light material clothing for tropical weather. Cotton is the most comfortable material for Singapore weather. Slippers or open toes sandals and a good pair of walking shoes if you plan to walk a lot. You can bring along a waterproof wind breaker or poncho in case of wet weather especially from November to January each year. Most toiletries and...

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  • Be armed and ready before you arrive @...

    Visit "UNUsual Singaporeans BLOGS; if you're luckier than me, you'll shake their hands and offer personal congratulatory salutations/ = November Tan is an active Enviromentalist doing her Master's Degree @ NUS, on Nov 21. 2007 , she is a Blog of NOte Blogger and of course the RTW - genuine "VT" - Traveller SWESN

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  • Bring out your Sun Block

    Singapore, located near the equator, is a country that is hot year round. This is especially so come April to June period. The sun can be scorching hot and there is a high chance of you getting sun burn. You don't want that now do you? If you do not have a bottle, Sun blocks are readily available at any pharmacy or shopping malls.

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  • Bring children's swimwear to the zoo

    There is a water-themed playground at the zoo. It is next to the Children's World. It is a good way to cool off for the children and wear them out after seeing the animals.

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  • Adaptors etc

    The adaptor needed for Singapore is the three pin square shaped type.Some hotels provide adaptors, but they are so cheap, take your own. Another handy thing is we always take a powerboard with us. Then we can plug in numerous gadgets like mobiles, camera, laptop etc and you will only need the one adaptor.Adaptors for Everywhere

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  • really hot

    its really hot and humid in Singapore so make sure you bring light clothing that will keep you cool. It doesnt really cool down at all even through the night but I can put up with it because everywhere you go the aircon is at full speed anyway. Singapore has everything that you can get at home so take only what you really need to because you can...

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  • Posh frocks required

    Ladies - bring you best dresses and high-heeled shoes. Singapore is a town that likes to dress up. Also no mosquitos (joy) and a great temperature day and night so you can wander around in summer dresses all the time.

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  • Sweating Like a Crazy

    The lighter the better Singapore was hotter than hell to be humping around with a huge backpack. Bring or when there invest in a dewrag. Something thatll dry cuick but soak up all the sweat on your face as your walking around Mosquito repellent, on Joo Chiat there were 5 case of Dengue Fever the week I was there. Doesnt sound like fun.

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  • An Umbrella is required.

    "The American people never carry an umbrella. They prepare to walk in eternal sunshine." Alfred E. SmithA little quote that seems actually true. Although if you fail to have one handy in Singapore, you will end up real wet. It rains here almost daily.

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  • An umberella is useful!

    I find it easier to carry things in a pack, particularly if you are planning to travel overland. However, I have also used a holdall, and that worked fine. It gets very hot and humid all year round, so anything that is breathable and light weight. Also it is a must to take at least one smart outfit and shoes for nights out and restaurants. You...

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  • Batteries are different size

    Take what ever you want. Most hotels will let you store your luggage there while you go elsewhere. Some of the planes to Malaysia, for instance, let you have limited weight so we leave our extra stuff at the hotel until we get back. Take lightweight stylish clothing and most of all comfy walking shoes. You will be doing a lot of walking. There is...

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  • Remember to bring a pair of sandal /...

    Whatever you want to pack, but don't forget a pair of comfortable sandal or slipper due to hot & humid climate in Singapore

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  • Tropical gear

    Suitcase or trolley... it's all up to you. But try to bring a rucksack for carrying your gadgets and drinks around. Light and airy clothing; comfy shoes: exploring the city on foot is tiresome but worthwhile Bring something against diarrhea... just in case. Also: Sun protection! Camera and lots of film rolls... or a big memory card for your...

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  • Map and Small Towel

    Wear clothes from fabric that absorb sweat - cotton clothes . The climate is hot and humid, so don't miss a small towel when you go out for a day trip. Bring your face-cleaning foam together with you on a long day trip. You might get sweaty and greasy and need to freshen up a bit during your trip. Bring a map that includes the...

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  • It's hot, hot, hot!!

    Light clothings please. This is sunny tropical climate, with occasional showers. Go from as bare minimal (sandals, shorts, tank top, shades & cap) to simple casual (loafers, jeans, collared/round-neck tee & shades). Most hotels/bars/clubs are fine with simple casual as described above.Pack a shirt n slacks too, just in case. (Prospective...

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  • What to pack and not to pack

    Bring them empty and fill them up! :) Comfortable shoes for the daytime and some party ones for the evening! Bring an umbrell aswell if going rain season You can find whatever you need when it comes to plaster, hedachepills, toothpaste etc.... Bring as little as possible... You can buy that to really good price!!!!! Beach will be found at...

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  • Singapore Essentials

    Singapore's weather is humid, so bring lots of light clothing. Shorts, polo shirts or t-shirts are ideal for when you're out seeing the sights. Also, bring a comfortable pair of walking shoes.Bringing swim wear is also a good idea. You'll want to take a swim in your hotel's pool after seeing some of the tourist spots in the humid weather. It...

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  • Light Clothings!

    Bring a big luggage with lots of space to pack in your shopping goodies! Bring light, sleeveless clothes. Singapore is really hot! Bring your bikinis along gals! You can have a great tan here! We have a big hot sun here!!

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  • nothing special

    backpackers/leisure travelers bring the medium bags/luggage is ok as Singapore is not a place for long stay and you can get everything you want an umbralla, vests and shorts and sandels it's ok ah....actually I bring my own films and digital camera, I am not really the price. but developing photos is just as same as HK: US$6-8/HK$50-70 per roll...

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  • Great Singapore Sale!

    Come every June/ July, there is a giant sale across the country. Many shops offer hige discount for their wares but the real bargains are actually found outside of Orchard Road. Try shopping at the Marina Bay Area instead ... Forget about wearing your old sundress and socks with sandals all the time. The locals here are quite well-dressed albeit...

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  • Packing...

    We had a backpack in Singapore since we had just finished our trip around Europe... If you are staying in a hotel I don't think it really matters what type of bags you take though... Take some 'cool' clothes because it is REALLY hot and humid in Singapore... A tripod is a good idea so you can take some night photos...along with a zoom lens for...

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  • Packing list...

    Cotton T-shirt, jeans, khakis, sandals, rain coat, umbrella, sunscreen, sunglasses, probably one set of formal wear if go for expensive stuff. Not recommended as you can get the toiletries easily here.Please note that prescription-only-medicines can only be purchased with a valid prescription. Probably spare film as the price of the film in...

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  • An extra bag or two

    Because Singapore is a shoppers paradise and because you can buy almost anything you could ever imagine, you should prepare to take extra bags with you or you could just buy some extra bags from Singapore. :-) Good shoes are always handy. Best way to explore Singapore is by foot.

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  • Packing List

    Backpack while sightseeing is a good idea (make sure you don't place valuable items in visible pockets). Comfortable leisure wear is suitable. Cotton products are great when it's humid. A light sweater, rain jacket and perhaps a jumper is advisable too for those 'just in case' moments.

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  • Packing List

    It's very very humid, so take some cool clothing! Skirts definitely beat trousers - less sticky. The sun is very powerful, so don't forget the sun cream. We were warned to take a jacket, due to the air conditioning being a bit severe, but to be honest, they stayed in the suitcase for the whole stay!Comfortable shoes are a must - we did a lot of...

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  • Packing List

    The second time I went to Singapore, I arrived but my luggage decided to go to Frankfurt, Germany. I had nothing with me and had to shop for clothing and sundries in a country where everbody is size two. Eventually, a saleswoman took pity on me when I wandered finally into the Metro store at Marina Square. So-- I wasn't a fashion plate.What I...

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  • Luggage Story continued.

    There is a fairly happy end to the story of the lost luggage. I photo copied all the receipts for the clothing I bought in Singapore. There were two for each item-- the charge slip for my credit card and the store receipt. I sent them to Delta (the airline that I flew on from Washington, D.C. to New York, since they were to airline that didn't get...

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  • Packing List

    Dress light and cool to beat the weather (e.g. Loose & comfy tees, shorts, bermudas etc.) Do wear comfy walking shoes or sandals if ur gonna do a lot of walking. It's a gd habit to carry a light umbrella at all times since the weather is rather unpredictable! So don't let rain or shine spoil yr day here! For the same reason, a cap and a pair of...

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  • Packing List

    it's generally fine to wear light clothings (due to the humid climate). however, do check out the weather report for showers. bring some long-sleeved items if u plan to visit religious places (mosque, temples, etc). medical care is excellent here with phamacies well-stocked with medical items. do get some creams for mosquito bites,...

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  • Packing List

    Since Singapore is located near the equator, you can expect that the country is warm and humid. Usually tempature ranges from 24 degrees to 34 degrees. So light clothing is advisable. Do bring along an umbrella in case it rains. Especially during Nov to Jan. But then again, nowadays the weather system is going a bit haywire, so it is hard to say....

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  • Packing List

    A big one is good... in case you want to go on a shopping spree in Singapore. There are sales galore every now and then! Anyway, if there's not enough space in your bags, you could always buy one eh? ;p Bring light clothing -- it's almost always hot and humid here... even if it rains, it doesn't get to be less than 25 degrees Celsius or so.There's...

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  • Packing List

    Make sure you have everything you need packed with you. It is very expensive in Singapore so you wouldn't want to buy an extra short or shirt. As with most Southeast Asian countries, weather in Singapore is hot and humid. Just pack shorts, jeans, light tops for sightseeing and wear rubbershoes since you'll be doing a lot of walking. Again, make...

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  • Packing List

    Be ready to return to your home with heavy luggage. Additionaly, you will find various products with reasonable prices in Singapore. Think about it first and avoid to fill luggage before your travel. Bermuda, Sandals, Sunglasses, linen clothes are needed. Try to wear light ones. If you are not happy with humidity and tropic heat you have to...

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  • Packing List

    Singapore is hot and humid. In fact, Singapore is VERY hot and humid. Light clothes for the most part. However, be warned that in a split second a thunderstorm may start. It is still hot and humid while it's raining, but don't forget to carry an umbrella. You need a camera of course! This place is very photogenice. And at places, the ocean is so...

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  • Packing List

    Leave your sweaters, mittens and earmuffs at home.Singapore is HOT all year round!T-shirt, jeans and bermudas.A more formal dress-code has to be adhered to if you wish to dine at some of the higher-class establishments. Suit, Tie etc. (for Men, duh) You can get everything here. :) You won't regret it if you bring a portable UMBRELLA!The weather...

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  • Packing List

    Bring your Teva's or Teva-like shoes. They are the best when and if you get caught in the rain. Also bring a very light rain-jacket and umbrella. Bring a change of clothes/toiletries on the plane with you as you may lose your luggage.

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  • Packing List

    a medium size luggage bags atleast 2,pack as little as possible and dont forget singapore is pretty hot counrty, taKe some shorts shorts for hot weather, a proper clothers for going out at night time panadols,asprin, quickeze, disposal cameras beach clothes if your going to sentosa island

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  • Packing List

    Bring as many empty bags as you can carry. You will be carrying a great deal of shopping home. On second thoughts, just bring a fat wallet, you might as well buy the bags here. Singapore, is basically a warm, humid country. You definitely want to wear something light and comfortable. It rains a bit during the monsoon season which is around...

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  • Packing List

    Baby powder can help you to cool down feet and other overheated areas UV filter to use during bright sunlight.//A cover to protect your camera during the afternoon rain showers. They don't last for long but are sometime very heavy and can damage your equipment.

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