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    SBS buses with the Silk Air livery are FREE!

    by Skylink Written Sep 25, 2006

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    Starting from September 25, 2006 for about a month, there will be 6 SBS buses with Silk Air painted on it. There may even be refreshments. Best yet, it will be free!

    So if you see a Silk Air SBS bus and it is going to where you want to go, run after it and fly on Silk Air free without leaving the ground!

    The buses will be on different routes every day. Is it a state secret to which route?

    Here's an excerpt from the airlines website. I heard about it then looked up the website as I never look up silkair.com

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    The chartered SilkAir buses offer an additional service to SBS Transit's present scheduled services and will run for four hours every weekday morning to cater to peak travel commuters.

    The campaign will run for a month from 25 September 2006, with the special SilkAir buses servicing different routes across Singapore each week. The SilkAir buses will offer free rides for a one-month period on Services 33, 70, 54, 80, 100, 143, 518 and 502. They will then continue to hit the roads on Services 70 and 518 for three more months at standard fare charges.

    At the end of the campaign, commuters lucky enough to get on the SilkAir bus, as well as participants in the airline's daily radio contest, will qualify for a Grand Draw. The grand prize will be a pair of three-day, two-night packages to Siem Reap, Cambodia, including travel in Business Class on SilkAir and free entrance passes to Angkor Wat.

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    Go Around the Metro with the Magic Carpet

    by Strikinsmile Written Aug 10, 2006

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    Our magic carpet in Singapore: the buses. Yes, the buses plying around the metro are enough to get you around Singapore. You just have to determine the bus numbers to get to where you’re going. It’s a bit confusing, at first, but there’s no harm in asking the bus driver first or getting more information about the routes of buses. Information sheets and/or leaflets are found in every bus. Bus stations have specific signs reflecting bus numbers and routes. If you’re traveling on budget, it’s safe to take the bus or the MRT than taking a cab. SGD 0.90 is the minimum fare if you don’t have the EZ-Link card, which is like your access card to Singapore buses and MRT.

    on board bus 124 to orchard at the bus station with colleagues and friends
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    Bus? No problem.

    by aussirose Written Jul 12, 2006

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    Buses are not a problem either. Just know the streets in the general vacinity you want to go to and read the well marked bus timetables at each bus stop.

    ....And they even have special buses for for those NZ'ers who might get a little home sick :o) ...check out the pic lol.

    Singapore buses
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    Public Buses

    by snuggie Written Jan 6, 2006

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    Getting Singapore is so easy,just arm yourself with a ez-link card and you don't have to worry about how much each trip cost.Just tap and you board the bus and tap again when you alight.It's that easy.The ezlink link is used on the public transport in Singapore which include the MRT and buses.The two major public transport provider is SMRT (http://www.smrt.com.sg/) & SBS Transit (www.sbstransit.com.sg)

    You may also wish to purchase the visitor card.The visitor card allows visitors to Singapore to travel, shop and dine like a local & can be purchase online at
    http://www.thevisitorscard.com/prices&purchase_outlets.htm

    Inside view of a SMART long bus the ezlink card
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  • KTM InterCity to/from Singapore/Malaysia

    by e_manuel_a Written Aug 29, 2005

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    From Malaysia or Thailand, KTM Overnight Buses are available. Our KL->SG trip costs 76RM per person. Sleeping accomodations are available so you can sleep while travelling and save one night on a hotel. Travel time is approx 9 hrs.

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    SMRT & SBS

    by rinxie Updated Jan 24, 2005

    The cost of taking buses in Singapore is pretty affordable..There are two major bus companies here. The lowest fare starts at S$0.83 and the max. S$1.70 excluding those express service buses which will range from S$1.60 to S$2.35.

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    Buses

    by koolkatz_76 Written Oct 18, 2004

    The Singapore buses run comprehensive routes, and most (if not all) of them are airconditioned.

    Fares are generally cheaper than the MRT, but as with any bus system, you got to be familiar with the route so you know if it stops where you want to go. Otherwise, you can always buy a bus guide, or refer to the signboards that are displayed at most bus stops.

    For people familiar with the Singapore terrain, this is a good mode of transportation.

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    Singapore Bus

    by imstress Updated Oct 7, 2004

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    You can easily get around Singapore by bus with an ez-link card which can also be used on MRT. If you are paying by cash be sure to have exact bus fare as no change will be given. Check with the bus captain for the bus fare for your trip. Buses operate from 6am to midnight.

    Some bus operates pass midnight. They are called Night Riders Bus. Bus No. starts with NR.

    Translink Bus Guide
    http://www.transitlink.com.sg/eguide2.html

    Singapore SBS Bus
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  • Let's get going together on our own

    by twuiny Updated Nov 12, 2003

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    Getting around this small place is pretty easy with the extensive public transportation routes. Guidebooks are easily available...trains and buses are clean, cheap and routes easily navigated...taxis are also safe, metered and available easily throughout the day. How about trying to walk around town...grab a bus away from the urban areas and then cycle along the beach on the east coast...all in a day? Can be a pretty great and discovering experience...i have tried that myself! Brought friends around this way too. Give it a try...i can help. Just mail me in here.

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    Tour Bus

    by yatingchen Updated Feb 28, 2007

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    Singapore is small city country. Taking tour bus is a good way to see all the country. It's for short-term tourism, safe, convenient and has nice air conditioning.

    It's not our bus me in bus, our bus ist Mercedes! ;-)
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    Bus

    by Rinjani Written Jun 17, 2006

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    People told us to move around with the bus. It seems quite comfy and it’s cheap also. Fare ranging from SGD 0.70 to SGD 1.30. But we didn’t have a chance to go around wirth the bus

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    Bus Interchange

    by snuggie Updated Jan 14, 2006

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    an interesting info here,many mrt station in singapore has a bus interchange & shopping mall near it.

    a typical bus interchange in Singapore
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  • Public transport

    by zwphang Written Jun 20, 2005

    The public bus in Singapore is quite affordable.It covers almost all areas in Singapore.For faster transport,use the MRT.

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  • Public transport

    by zwphang Updated Jun 20, 2005

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    The public bus in Singapore is quite affordable.It covers almost all areas in Singapore.For faster transport,use the MRT.

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    Bus Stop

    by sakullak Written Jan 7, 2005

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    We're at Boonlay bus stop. It's really well-organized. There're many waiting lanes for each bus number. With EZLink card, things became convinient.

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