Travelling to Singapore? Read our guide on travel insurance for Singapore, which explains how to get quotes, declaring medical conditions & more. Compare quotes now.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The currency is the Singapore dollar. Credit cards are widely accepted.
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.
Several languages are spoken in Singapore. Most widely spoken languages include including English, Malay, Tamil and Standard Mandarin. Locals often speak ‘Singlish’ which is a hybrid of all the above.
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.
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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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Written by: AllClear TeamLast Updated: 8 September 2022
 Based on Trustpilot reviews of all companies in the Travel Insurance Company category that have over 30,000 reviews as of January 2023.
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