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What To Do In SIN For 8 Hours?  
User currently offlineBill142 From Australia, joined Aug 2004, 8467 posts, RR: 8
Posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 3001 times:

So on my way back from Thailand in a few weeks I will hav 8 hours to spare intransit in Singapore. I have thought about going into the city to do some shopping and have some dinner but I arrive at about 4pm on a Sunday and leave at midnight.

I'd like to hear your suggestions.

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User currently offlineYOWza From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 4919 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2989 times:

8 hours is a bit tight to get much done. Whatever you do, don't try to smuggle any drugs  Wink

YOWza



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User currently onlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21880 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2987 times:

Quoting YOWza (Reply 1):
Whatever you do, don't try to smuggle any drugs

Ain't that the truth. SIN is not the place for sin (which is pretty ironic as far as I'm concerned).

-Mir



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User currently offlineGemuser From Australia, joined Nov 2003, 5828 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2973 times:

Check the SIN Tourist Authority web site. They have tours for people in transit. If any thing is running at your exact time I dont know.

Gemuser



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User currently offlineNoelg From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2966 times:

When you land - go straight to the tourist information desk. Like Gemuser said they have loads of free options.

You can get a free pass for 10 rides on the mass rail transit (subway) system, or you can get a free return coach ride into Singapore, you can have a free tour of Singapore as well.

With that you get a pass you can use for either a free pizza and drink at the airport, a shower or a free meal somewhere else in the airport.

When you get downtown, you have to do the Duck Tour - a ride on an ex-Vietnam amphibious vehicle which takes you around town then into the harbour, very good fun, http://www.ducktours.com.sg .

Also for shopping you'll want Orchard Road - lots of duty free shops and you can get a taxi there from anywhere in town, or a ride on the subway.

Hope this helps!

Noel


User currently offlineBill142 From Australia, joined Aug 2004, 8467 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 2941 times:

Mm yeah Orchard road is looking pretty good. I know that there is a place there I want to go to pick up a few things I havn't been able to find here in australia.

User currently offlineWellHung From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 2938 times:

I think a better question would be "How many to do in SIN for 8 hours?"

User currently offlineBill142 From Australia, joined Aug 2004, 8467 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 2914 times:

Quoting WellHung (Reply 6):
I think a better question would be "How many to do in SIN for 8 hours?"

Is that a challenge?


User currently offlineFrancoBlanco From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2898 times:

Try buying some chewing gum. That should keep you busy for hours.

User currently offlineWellHung From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2894 times:

Quoting Bill142 (Reply 7):
Is that a challenge?

Yeah. I'll set the over/under at 4.

It's carnal knowledge...of a lady this time Goose.


User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2893 times:

Eight hours are more than enough to go to the city for shopping and dinner. The MRT trains take you in approximately 25 minutes from the airport to downtown.

Patrick


User currently offlineBill142 From Australia, joined Aug 2004, 8467 posts, RR: 8
Reply 11, posted (8 years 7 months 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2875 times:

Quoting FrancoBlanco (Reply 8):
Try buying some chewing gum. That should keep you busy for hours

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