Is Singapore Expensive?

Is Singapore expensive to visit?

Singapore is a moderately priced destination with an average daily cost of $151. Compared to the rest of Asia, it is a very expensive place to visit. It's ranked in the top 10% of cities in Asia for its travel prices, comparable to places like other cities in the country.


How expensive is Singapore?

On average, visitors spend about $151 per day when visiting Singapore (U.S. Dollars). Two travelers together would spend an average of $302 per day. Prices vary dramatically by travel style and length of trip, but if you stay at moderately priced hotels, eat at affordable restaurants, and use public transportation when possible, you can expect to stay close to this budget. See more travel costs for Singapore here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Singapore?

A weekend trip to Singapore costs about $452 per person on average, based on the previous expenses of other travelers. This includes accommodation, sightseeting activities, transportation, food, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $905.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Singapore?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a one week trip to Singapore costs around $1,055 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a one week trip costs $2,111.

Is it expensive to backpack in Singapore?

With more than 30 hostels in the area, Singapore is a popular backpacker destination for travelers looking to stay on a tight budget and have a fun time along the way. Here, hostels cost an average of $32 per night for a dorm bed, with private rooms being more expensive. (See hostel prices in Singapore here.) It's also common to see a wide range in prices, as the cheapest hostels here cost $17, but the most expensive can be more than $68 per night.

Here are a few sample prices from popular hostels in Singapore.

  • $28 for a dorm bed at The Bohemian
  • $18 for a dorm bed at Betel Box Backpacker Hostel
  • $42 for a dorm bed at Dream Lodge @ Tyrwhitt

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Singapore?

Activities and things to do in Singapore can vary in price depending on the type of activity, length, and location. Below are a number of popular activities to give you an idea of what to expect when visiting. Generally, previous travelers have spent $32 per day on sightseeing activities and things to do when visiting, which is less than the country's average of $32.

    • Half Day or Full Day Private Custom Walking Tour of Singapore: $221
    • Singapore Food & Bike Tour - Downtown: $99
    • Singapore Like a Local: Customized Private Tour: $55
    • Singapore - bike adventure beyond the concrete jungle: $42
    • Singapore: Little India Hawker Food Tasting Tour: $84
    • Vegetarian Culinary Adventure in Singapore: $114
    • Singapore Street Food and Ethnic Quarters Kick Scooter Tour: $48
    • Singapore Flyer Experience with Singapore Sling: $75

    Is food expensive in Singapore?

    Food in Singapore can vary in price depending on the restaurant and food options available. Generally, other travelers have spent $27 on food per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $28. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible.

    • Secrets of Singapore Kick Scooter Tour with Dinner: $48
    • Off the Menu: Singapore Authentic Food Tour with Local Student: $114
    • Full-Day Bike and Food Tour of Singapore: $190
    • Zebra Urban Safari Bicycle Tour with Local Dinner and Drinks: $76
    • Private Korean Cooking Class in Balmoral Road: $75
    • The Chinatown Private Food Tour: $137

    Is transportation expensive in Singapore?

    Exploring local transportation in Singapore shows that the price can vary greatly by the type of transportation used. On average, previous travelers have spent $10 per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $10. If you want to save money, use public transit as it's much cheaper than taxis or private drivers.

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