Singapore Travel Guide

Singapore, also known as the ‘City in a Garden’ is an urban wonderland with abundant skyscrapers and greenery alike. The ultra-modern city is a melting pot of cultures and is one of the most popular tourist destinations across the world. One minute you will find yourself trailing along the wet markets of Hong Kong and streets of Chinatown and the next minute on the streets of Little India. You can truly travel the world without ever leaving the city. While Singapore is a thriving business hub, thanks to its green initiative, the city looks more like living ecosystems than a business center. With plenty of walking trails, treetop jungle bridges, architectural marvels and amusement parks, Singapore packs a heavy dose of fun for tourists. Whether you intend to visit Singapore for travel, shopping, business or education, you can choose from a selection of bespoke Travel Insurance plans for Singapore with Finserv MARKETS and protect yourself from the various financial risks that you might encounter during your Singapore Trip/Vacation.

Singapore: Places to Visit and Things to Do

  • Get up close and personal with wild animals by enjoying a Night Safari at the Singapore Zoo

  • Enjoy walking through the futuristic botanical gardens with Supertrees and Biodomes at Gardens by the Bay.

  • Visit the world’s most exclusive orchid garden at the Singapore Botanical Gardens.

  • Have the time of your life at super-popular Hollywood movie theme park- Universal Studios.

  • Gaze at mesmerizing aquatic creatures at the world’s largest aquarium - S.E.A. Aquarium

  • Ride the Singapore Flyer to enjoy a breath-taking view of the Singapore city.

  • Take an evening stroll at the iconic waterfront of Singapore- Marina Bay Sands

  • Discover the rich history of Singapore at the Singapore Museum

  • Get acquainted with over 400 bird species at the Jurong Bird Park

  • Savour Singapore’s best street food at Hawker Centre

Singapore Travel Information

  • Languages Spoken – Malay, English, Tamil, Mandarin

  • Currency – Singapore Dollar

  • Best time to Visit – All year round

  • Cuisine/Delicacies –  Chicken rice, Nasi lemak, Kaya Toast, Yong Tau Fu, Mee Rebus, Satay and Bak Kut Teh

Singapore Visa Application Process

  • A valid passport or scanned copies of the passport in case of online applications. Please note that the passport should be valid for at least 6 months in order for the visa application to be processed.

  • Duly filled visa application form with the relevant documents.

  • A recent colour photograph no more than 6 months old.

  • Travel itinerary along with the dates of travel, a copy of the flight tickets, and details of the hotel where an applicant is expected to stay.

  • Proof of finances like bank account statements and salary slips.

  • Proof of address.

Singapore Travel Insurance for Individuals

  • Trip Cancellation Cover

  • Trip Delay Cover per 12 hours

  • Medical Expenses Covered up to $10,00,000

  • Trip Curtailment up to $500

  • Personal Accident Cover (in India) up to Rs.50,000

  • Medical Repatriation up to $6000

  • Personal Accident Abroad up to $25,000

  • Coverage against Home Burglary

  • Emergency Cash Benefit

  • Hospitalization Daily Allowance

  • Coverage against Loss of Passport and Checked Baggage

  • Coverage against Hijack

Singapore Travel Insurance for Families

  • Trip Cancellation Cover

  • Trip Delay Cover per 12 hours

  • Medical Expenses Covered up to $10,00,000

  • Trip Curtailment up to $500

  • Personal Accident Cover (in India) up to Rs. 50,000

  • Medical Repatriation up to $6000

  • Personal Accident Abroad up to $25,000

  • Coverage against Home Burglary

  • Emergency Cash Benefit

  • Hospitalization Daily Allowance

  • Coverage against Loss of Passport and Checked Baggage

  • Coverage against Hijack

  • Medical Evacuation Coverage

  • Emergency Dental Pain Relief Cover

Singapore Travel Insurance for Students

  • Medical Expenses Covered up to $10,00,000

  • Medical Repatriation up to $6500

  • Hospitalization Daily Allowance

  • Coverage against Hijack

  • Medical evacuation coverage

  • Coverage against loss of baggage

  • Emergency dental pain relief cover

  • Coverage against loss of passport

  • Coverage against loss of laptop

  • Tuition fee reimbursement cover

  • Bail bond coverage

  • Coverage against death/accident of sponsor

Many students select universities situated in Singapore to pursue their higher education. The National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University and the Singapore Management University are considered top destinations to complete one’s education. If you are planning on moving to Singapore soon to finish your studies, do purchase a student travel insurance before you leave.

Things to Keep in Mind While Traveling to Singapore

  • Apply for the Singapore Visa well in advance

  • Make sure you have a valid passport

  • Singapore is an expensive city so make sure you carry enough cash accordingly

  • Chewing gum is banned in Singapore

  • Use the Singapore train network to avoid peak hour traffic

  • You are not required to tip in Singapore

  • Look out for priority seats on the bus and trains

  • Make sure to carry an extra bag for shopping

  • Call your credit card company and let them you are travelling to Singapore

  • Carry a multi-country adapter

  • Check your phone plan to make sure it's valid in Singapore

  • Get Singapore Travel Insurance

  • If you are also planning to visit Malaysia, be sure you purchase Malaysia Travel Insurance before starting your vacation.

Singapore Travel Insurance - FAQs

1. Why should I choose Bajaj Allianz travel insurance available on Finserv MARKETS?      

Besides a wide travel insurance coverage, you can enjoy several convenient benefits with Finserv MARKETS such as: -

  • Quick Online Application

  • Hassle free claim settlement

  • More than 10,000 network hospital around the globe

  • 24/7 on the call support

2. How to apply for Bajaj Allianz travel Insurance?

With Finserv MARKETS, applying for a Bajaj Allianz travel insurance is a simple and quick process. Follow these five simple steps to apply for a Singapore travel insurance with us online: -

  1. Choose your destination

  2. Select the travel dates

  3. Enter coverage

  4. Fill the form and complete payment

3. What is the Travel Insurance claim process?

Filing travel insurance claim with Finserv MARKETS is a quick and convenient process. Follow these simple steps to register a claim with us: -

  1. Register your claim online

  2. Upload relevant claim documents online

  3. Your claim will be assessed

  4. If approved, the claim amount will be directly reimbursed to your account

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