1. Planning a trip to Singapore, tourists should be ready to give up the usual chewing gum. Import of the gum into the country is prohibited.
2. It is not allowed to bring any printed materials of an erotic nature to Singapore. Magazines like "Playboy" and "Stern" are banned.
3. You can not eat or drink in the subway or other public transport; it is undesirable to have snacks on the go while visiting cultural institutions - a violation of this rule results in a large fine.
5. In restaurants, for smokers, there is a special time.
6. Tipping is not accepted in Singapore, as the bonus amount for waiters is already included in the cost of meals. Any attempt to give some tips may be regarded as an offense.
8. The following characteristics are taken into account when choosing a beach: Palawan Beach is more suitable for family holidays, Siloso Beach accommodates all kinds of entertainment for thrill-seekers (surfing, canoeing, night parties), the beach zone of Tanjong is a romance for couples.
9. Do not buy sim cards, home appliances, souvenirs in the airport's shopping centers. In the city, the prices for these goods are lower by nearly half.
10. Prepare as much cash as possible. Given all the technological advancement of the country, not all services can be paid with a card. Thus, the purchase of a subway token often requires a cash payment.
11. It's better to make international calls from a phone box - it's cheaper.
13. Using the taxi services, passengers must take a rear seat. You can pay in cash or with a card.
14. Pedicab services are common in the central part of the country. This is a transport for tourists and sightseeing, so it is not recommended to use it for long trips.
15. On the street, it's better to avoid touching passers-by - it is regarded as harassment and entails heavy fines. Please ask a police officer if you have any questions, there are quite a lot of them in Singapore.
16. The transportation of any narcotic substances, even if it is marijuana permitted in many countries, is punishable by death penalty without the right of appeal.