Singapore, Transportation

TAXIS take a maximum of 4 passengers, and as the fares are metered, you can be assured you're getting the right price.

You can flag a taxi at a taxi-stand or book one through their hotlines. There is a booking fee if you call for one through their hotlines. The booking fee varies according to the taxi company, the type of taxi, as well as whether it is a current or advance booking. 

There are also additional charges for trips from Changi Airport, morning and evening peak periods, trips between midnight and 6am, public holidays, and for the Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) scheme.
Taxi company Hotline

Comfort 6552 1111
Citycab 6552 2222
Citycab Premier Taxis 6552 7715 / 6452 5252
TIBS Taxi 6552 2222
Airport Direct 6454 0110
Yellow-Top Cab 6458 2662
Comfort Limousine Service 6552 2828

SMRT Buses
SBS Transit 

MRT (Mass Rapid Transit

Singapore, Telecommunication/Television

Fixed Lines and Mobile Phones
There are 2 fixed line operators and three mobile phone operators in Singapore. SingTel and Starhub provide both fixed lines services and mobile phone services, while M1 offers purely mobile phone services. SingTel is the main provider of fixed lines and their line rental charges are as follows:

You can visit the following websites for more information on telecommunication services:

Internet Access
There are 3 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Singapore.  The 3 ISPs are Singnet, Starhub Internet, and Pacific Internet. ISPs offer a choice of 56K to broadband, from limited to unlimited access, and have different pricing schemes and packages. For more information, visit their respective websites.
SingNet Pte Ltd
Tel : 1800-838-3899
Email :
website :

Starhub Internet Pte Ltd
Tel : 1800-843-4800
website :

Pacific Internet Pte Ltd
Tel : 1800-872-1455
Email :
website :

Starhub Cable Vision is the provider of cable TV in Singapore. For subscription details, visit their website at: or Hotline: 68733333 or 1633

Singapore, Pets

You have to obtain an import license from the Agri-food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) at least two weeks before the date of importing your pets. You can download the application form to import animals/birds as personal pets from the AVA website at Send the completed form with the required payment to:
The Director-General
Agri-food and Veterinary Authority
Regulatory Services Branch
5 Maxwell Road #02-00
Tower Block MND Complex
Singapore 069110
Tel: (65) 62270670
Fax: (65) 62276305

Other items that you will require are:

  • Health certificate- An orginal copy in English by a registered vet from the country of export that certifies that the pet was inspected no more than 1 week upon entry into Singapore.
  • Vaccination card for dogs
  • CITES (Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora) Permit for Export from Country of Origin, and CITES Permit for Import from Singapore. This certifies that your pet is not an endangered or protected species. A CITES Permit for Import into Singapore can be downloaded at the AVA website.
  • ISO Microchip for dogs
  • Quarantine- pets imported into Singapore and not from Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Ireland, have to be quarantined at the owner's expense for a minimum of 30 days at the Jurong Animal Quarantine Station. Their contact information is:

    Jurong Animal Quarantine Station
    53, Jalan Buroh
    Singapore 619495
    Tel: (65) 6268-0658.
    Fax: (65) 6266-2985

  • To save you the administrative hassle of moving your pet, you can also seek professional help from experts like Pet Movers. They can be contacted at:

    Pet Movers (S) Pte. Ltd.
    No. 4 Pasir Ris Farmway II Singapore 519318
    Tel: (65) 6581 3688 Fax: (65) 6581 3735

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