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Singapore is one of the top tourist destinations in Asia. It is famous for its clean and safe environment, vibrant culture, and sumptuous food.

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If you are planning to go to Singapore, here’s our suggested itinerary for 5 days and 4 nights and the possible expenses for your entire stay in Singapore.

Before we proceed, there are a few things that we recommend that you should have:

4G Prepaid Sim Card

Data roaming service is quite expensive and unreliable at times, we highly suggest getting a prepaid SIM card to easily access the internet wherever you are in Singapore. You can buy it online and pick it up at Changi Airport. It only costs Php406 with 100GB of data.

Klook Pass Singapore

The Klook Pass Singapore gives you access to 2-7 attractions with just one pass for a discounted rate! This Singapore tourist pass includes entry to your favorite Singapore attractions such as Universal Studios Singapore, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore Cable Car, Skyhelix Sentosa Singapore, Singapore Flyer ticket, Singapore Zoo, Singapore River Cruise, Big Bus Singapore tour, and many more! You can buy it in advance here. The price ranges from Php3,043 for two attractions to Php8,283 for seven attractions.

Singapore Itinerary and Expenses

Day 1: Fly to Singapore from Manila, Cebu, or Davao

  • If you can fly in the morning, it will be nice so you can start exploring right away. If you fly from Davao or Cebu, the flight usually arrives late at night so you’ll have to start your day early the next day.
  • Check-in at your hotel or hostel. We suggest staying near a bus stop or MRT station so you can easily move around. You can check out affordable hotels or hostels in Singapore and book in advance to get a cheaper rate.

Possible Expenses:

  • Return Ticket Php10,000-20,000 with 20kg baggage allowance
  • Travel Tax: Php1,620
  • Travel Insurance: Php1,100
  • Prepaid SIM card Php406
  • MRT from Airport to hotel: Php100-200
  • Food: Php500
  • Hotel: Php3,000-10,000 / Hostel for less than Php2,000

Pro tip: Book your flight ticket in advance to get a cheaper fare. Flights on Tuesdays and Wednesdays are usually cheaper. You can search for cheap flights via Skyscanner.

Day 2: Resorts World Sentosa / Vivo City

A visit to Singapore is not complete without going to Sentosa Island. They have an ongoing promo where you can access the island for free via the Sentosa Express Monorail until 31 December 2022.

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There are many activities you can experience at Resorts World Sentosa. The most popular attraction is Universal Studios Singapore, Southeast Asia’s first and only Universal Studios theme park featuring thrilling rides. You can also visit the S.E.A Aquarium, Dolphin Island or the Adventure Cove Waterpark.

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After exploring Sentosa, you can also go shopping at Vivo City since you will be passing by the mall if you are taking the Sentosa Express. There’s also a food court near the Sentosa Express station where you can feast on authentic Singaporean and Malaysian dishes.

Possible Expenses:

  • Universal Studios Singapore entry ticket Php2,832
  • Train Fare to/from Vivo City Php100-200
  • Food Php1500-2,000
  • Hotel: Php3,000-10,000 / Hostel for less than Php2,000

Day 3: Chinatown, Merlion, Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay

Chinatown, Merlion, Marina Bay Sands, and Gardens by the Bay are a must-see. It’s free to visit these attractions and you’ll only have to pay in case you dine, or access paid areas like the Marina Bay Sands Skypark Observation Deck or the Gardens by the Bay Tower or Skybridge.

  • Have breakfast at Maxwell Food Center or at Michelin Star Hawker Chan
  • Explore Chinatown, buy pasalubong, visit Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and the Sri Mariamman Temple
  • Lunch and more shopping at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
  • Walk your way to the Merlion Park
  • Go back to The Shoppes to have coffee near the indoor canal
  • Proceed to Gardens by the Bay for the light show

Possible Expenses:

  • Marina Bay Sands Skypark Observation Deck entrance: Php952
  • Meals + Coffee: Php1,500-2,000
  • MRT: Php100-200
  • Hotel: Php3,000-10,000 / Hostel for less than Php2,000

Day 4: ION Orchard, Lucky Plaza, Singapore Flyer

Spend your fourth day in Singapore shopping or just window shopping, whatever floats your boat! ION Orchard is a popular mall in Singapore where you can find luxury brands. Just across ION Orchard is Lucky Plaza where you can meet a lot of Filipinos on Sundays. There’s a Filipino restaurant inside the mall if you miss eating Pinoy dishes.

The ION Orchard Food court is also worth a visit. There are a lot of stalls where you can sample both Asian and Western cuisines.

In the evening, you can take the Singapore Flyer to get a birds eye view of the Singapore skyline.

Possible Expenses:

  • Singapore Flyer ticket: Php869
  • Meals + Coffee: Php1,500-2,000
  • MRT: Php100-200
  • Hotel: Php3,000-10,000 / Hostel for less than Php2,000

Day 5: Botanic Gardens, Jewel Changi, Fly Home

If your flight is in the afternoon or evening, you can check out the Botanic Gardens in the morning. Then, make sure to head early to the airport so you can visit Jewel Changi and see their indoor waterfalls. You can pay SGD5 and get access to the Canopy Park at the 5th level.

Possible Expenses:

  • Canopy Park at Jewel Changi: Php200
  • Meals: Php1,000-1,500
  • MRT: Php100-200

Total Possible Expenses

  • Flight: Php10,000 to Php20,000 – the earlier you book, the cheaper the cost
  • Accommodation: P8,000 to Php40,000 – if you stay in hostel, you pay less. If you decide to stay in a hotel, check out the Little India or Chinatown area for cheaper rates.
  • Meals: Php6,000 should be a decent amount. If you go on a food trip, you’ll have to prepare more
  • Transportation: Around 1,000-1,500 should be okay if you only take buses and trains. If you plan to take taxis, it’s quite expensive so you’ll have to spend more.
  • Tours & Attractions: Php5,000 is a decent amount but if you want to see more attractions, you’ll have to prepare more like around Php10,000-15,000.
  • Travel Tax, Travel Insurance, SIMCard: Php2,126
  • Buffer / Pocket Money: Php10,000

To sum it up, you will need at least around Php25,000-30,000 excluding your flight ticket to go to Singapore. Of course, this is just an estimate as the total amount will depend on your preference and lifestyle. It can be less if you decide to travel on a budget and can be higher if you do more activities.

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