Relocating to Singapore? We have everything you need to know
Through our years of experience with expats, we have
collected all the essential information an expat would need
in Singapore. Ranging from all your relocating needs,
finding the right accommodations, rental housing, cost of
living in Singapore, career, travel and much more. Please
drop us a mail should you need more assistance.
The job seeker can either live rather
cheaply in Singapore, or can live a life of luxury. Salaries
are competitive, and numerous benefits (such as recreation
facilities and bonuses) make working here a rewarding
Food is relatively cheap in Singapore. Food courts (which
are often air-conditioned) or what are commonly called
hawker centers are recommended for an expensive, hearty
meal. However, restaurant prices are higher.
Those on expatriate compensation packages may also receive
additional benefits, such as transportation/car allowances,
housing, childcare, payment of school fees, entertainment
allowances, and work-related benefits. According to Mercer
survey (1 June 2003) on the cost of living, Singapore is
easier to stretch the dollar than that of Hong Kong and
Beijing, making it cheaper for expatriates to live in.
Singapore fell eight places from 24th to the 32nd position,
in a survey of cost of living of 144 cities. The survey
measures the comparative cost of more than 200 items in each
city, including housing, food, clothing and household goods,
transport and entertainment.