Singapore Travel Insurance is highly recommended for anyone visiting Singapore or merely transiting through.
Singapore is a developed country, and its health-care costs are very high, almost as high as in the United States.
Singapore is a small island country, which is just one city located off southern Malaysia. Singapore is a global financial center, with a population of a little over 5 million people. It has four official languages: English, Malay, Tamil and Standard Mandarin.
Singapore's Changi Airport is consistently ranked the world's No. 1 airport. As many people transiting through Singapore typically have a layover of 10 to 12 hours or longer, the airport itself has many facilities to entertain passengers. Additionally, Singapore airline itself arranges for a day tour of the city for such passengers.
Many transiting passengers take advantage of that and tour the city. Even though it is a small country, there are many attractions in Singapore.
Marina Bay Sands is a resort complex where you can see three buildings, with another construction on top of that. The Gardens by the Bay are impressive, a vibrant plant life. Make sure to visit the Merlion fountain, which is a combination of mermaid and lion. In fact, the word "Singapore" itself comes from "Singh", which is a lion. For nature lovers, there are botanical gardens. Chinatown has temples for various religions as well as authentic Chinese food and lots of shopping. Just like Chinatown, there is also Little India and Arab Street. The Singapore Zoo is one of the world's best zoos and is impressive for both children and adults. Sentosa Island is connected to the main Island by the bridge and cable car. It is an excellent way to spend time on the beach, kayaking, skim-boarding or just strolling. Singapore has a wide variety of hotels, including budget hotels, midrange hotels and luxury hotels.
Rules in Singapore for littering and traffic are stringent.
If you were to get sick or injured while in Singapore, you will have to pay high medical expenses out of pocket unless you have appropriate travel insurance. Hospitals in Singapore are generally willing to work with U.S.-based travel insurance companies.