Located in South-East Asia, less than 150 km north of the equator, Singapore is one of the top 10 most visited countries in the world. With a rich history, a vibrant multicultural scene, the country is dynamic and modern, while honouring its past. Internationally-known museums, amazing food and plenty of recreational activities make it a great destination to visit, for travellers with all kinds of interests. We have selected and tested many of these activities to create accessible itineraries in Singapore and we hope you will enjoy them as much as our community did!
In general, Singapore is an easy destination for travelers in a wheelchair. The infrastructures are wheelchair-friendly, the attractions are easy to access, and 85% of the buses network is adapted. The footpaths are in excellent condition, and wheelchair-accessible toilets are easily found. Singapore is without a doubt one of the world’s most accessible cities. We have selected and tested a few adapted city guided tours and activities to help you discover the country, in the hope, you will find your accessible trip to Singapore a trip to remember!
No vaccinations are required to travel to Singapore. As in any part of the world, en up-to-date anti-tetanus vaccination is strongly recommended.
The public health system is efficient but expensive. Getting a good travel insurance is recommended.
Travelers should avoid being bitten by mosquitoes, as mosquito-borne illnesses are rare but possible.
Travelers should remember to drink plenty of water and avoid a long period of sun exposure.
Singapore is one of the safest place in the world. Violent crimes are rare. Travelers should still remain vigilant and be careful with their personal belongings. In general, travelers are recommended to use a hotel safe for their valuables and important documents.
Travelers entering Singapore must hold a valid passport with a minimum validity of 6 months, and a confirmed onward or return ticket. They must be able to justify having enough funds to live during the period of time they are intending to remain in the country. Depending on the passport they hold, they will also require a visa. The visits cannot exceed 30 days. Please check the list of countries to verify the entry requirements prior to traveling onto.
Singapore has a tropical rainforest climate: it is hot and humid all year-round, with average temperatures between 23 and 32°C. Rainfalls are frequent and can be torrential but do not last long.
Singapore has 4 official languages: English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil.
Electricity in Singapore is 220/240 volts AC. Sockets are square with 3 pins.