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Travel Insurance for Singapore

Singapore, the Lion City, is one of Asia’s must-see destinations. Packed with incredible food, top shopping experiences and fascinating heritage sites, making Singapore rich in culture. 

If this sounds like your kind of thing, you’ll need comprehensive travel insurance for Singapore – here’s what to look for.

Do I Need Travel Insurance for Singapore?

It’s always a good idea to take out a quality insurance policy when you travel to Singapore. 

Healthcare costs in the city are very high. Flights are expensive, and it is also one of the most expensive cities in the world when it comes to hotels. So, if you could have to cut short your holiday because of a medical problem, you could face significant financial loss. 

Research by the Association of British Insurers shows that travel insurers help 1 person every 3 minutes. If you’re unlucky enough to be one of them, you’ll want the peace of mind knowing you have comprehensive travel insurance for Singapore. 

Medical Insurance for Travelling in Singapore.

To make sure you’re fully protected, you must declare all pre-existing medical conditions when applying for cover. Including them on your policy will help you avoid large bills should you need treatment in Singapore and helps you to enjoy your holiday worry-free.

Benefits of AllClear Cover

Gold Gold Plus Platinum
Emergency medical expenses and Repatriation costs Up to £10m Up to £15m Up to £15m
Cancellation* and Curtailment Up to £2k Up to £15k Up to £25k
Extended cover 30 days FREE 30 days FREE 30 days FREE
Friend or relative to travel from your home area to stay with you if you fall ill with Covid-19 Up to £2k Up to £2k Up to £2k
Travel Delay Up to £100 Up to £350 Up to £500
Recuperation stay
Cost of return flight due to COVID-19
Personal Belongings Up to £2k Up to £2.5k Up to £3k
Personal liability Up to £2m Up to £2m Up to £2m
Legal protection cover Up to £50k Up to £50k Up to £100k
* If you buy a policy which includes cancellation cover
All these figures are per person and per trip

Will you be covered if you’re travelling during the COVID-19 pandemic?

There are three things to check so that you can make sure you're covered:

  • You must be fit to travel
  • The FCDO must NOT have advised against travel to your destination - check the FCDO travel advice
  • You must follow the local government advice for your destination, checking and following their guidelines and entry requirements

You can then be covered for emergency medical expenses and cancellation for a positive diagnosis of COVID-19, with AllClear travel insurance with enhanced Coronavirus cover. Existing policyholders should read our Frequently Asked Questions if your trip is affected by Covid-19.

What Should You Consider When Choosing Travel Insurance for Singapore?

A quality travel insurance policy for Singapore should cover:

  • High levels of cover for medical treatment and repatriation, especially if you’re travelling with a pre-existing medical condition. You will also need to consider adequate cancellation cover in case an emergency prevents you from going on holiday. After all, you will want to protect your investment in such a great trip.

  • Will you be bringing expensive gadgets to Singapore? Items such as your mobile phone, camera or laptop are usually excluded from baggage, and personal possessions cover. As an add-on to your policy, we can offer gadget cover up to 7 items for £3,000·

  • Cover for airline and end supplier failure. As standard to make sure you don’t lose money if your travel company goes bust and your holiday isn’t protected by the ABTA or ATOL schemes

  • Planning an active holiday in Singapore? Singapore is a top diving destination. It is also known for its hiking hot -spots. So, you may want to make sure your insurance covers any activity you have planned just in case you get injured while doing it.

Simple 3 step quote process

1. Call us or click a quote button on our site

Once you are ready to start the quote process, the first step is to provide your personal details and information about your holiday plans.

2. Complete our simple medical screening process

You then declare the medical conditions for you (and any other travellers) and answer the specifically designed medical questions.

3. Get your quotes

You will then get your quotes and can either proceed to buy, or save your quote, at this stage.

Healthcare in Singapore

The standard of healthcare services in Singapore is excellent and widely available. However, it is expensive.

Some UK prescribed drugs aren’t available in Singapore. So, if you are travelling with medication, it’s essential to take enough medication to cover your stay. Carry documents, such as a prescription and a letter from your doctor explaining the medication, to make sure it isn’t confiscated. 

Travellers should get a tetanus shot before travelling. There is a small risk of getting some mosquito-borne viruses, such as Dengue fever and the Zika virus.

If you need emergency medical assistance during your trip, dial 995 

The TravelHealthPro page on Singapore recommends that you speak to your GP at least 4 before your trip to check whether there are any vaccinations needed. 

 

Tips When Visiting Singapore

Money:

The currency is the Singapore dollar. Credit cards are widely accepted.

Visas:

You don’t need a visa if you’re travelling to Singapore as a British citizen and your stay is for less than 90 days.

Languages: 

Several languages are spoken in Singapore. Most widely spoken languages include including EnglishMalayTamil and Standard Mandarin. Locals often speak ‘Singlish’ which is a hybrid of all the above.

Local Laws and Customs:

You can’t bring vaporisers like e-cigarettes into the country

You can also be fined for littering and smoking in some public places.  It is illegal to bring chewing gum into the country. It is also illegal to drink alcohol in public places between from 10:30 pm to 7 am. Penalties range from fines to imprisonment and corporal punishment (caning) for Drunk and disorderly conduct.

Why More Than 3 Million People Have Chosen AllClear

97% of customers rate us as ‘Great’ or ‘Excellent’[1], and we offer cover to 99% of customers

What Our Customers Say

“So far, so good.” 

…It was hard to find an insurance quote that was a decent price and offered decent cover considering I am in remission and don’t require any further treatment. AllClear Travel appear to do both!

Lindie Bamford – Trustpilot

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We hope you found this guide to travel insurance for Singapore helpful and that you enjoy your next trip!

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[1] Based on Trustpilot reviews of all companies in the Travel Insurance Company category that have over 25,000 reviews as of May 2021.