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Travel like a local in Singapore
Singapore ranks up with other culturally and religiously diverse nations making it quite different from its neighbouring countries. The island has four official languages; English, Tamil, Malay and Mandarin and it also celebrates the national holidays of many different religions. Visitors can enjoy culinary experiences from different countries as well as visiting many different places of worship. Whether you’re an insatiable foodie, a lover of the arts or an irrepressible daredevil, Singapore’s endless possibilities are certain to fuel the fires of your passion but in order to experience all Singapore has to offer you’re going to need some Singapore dollars to help you.
Use our currency calculator for AUD to SGD in order to help you understand how much things will cost on your holiday or simply sign up to our Rate Alert and we can send you a notification when your desired rate hits the market. Being one of the most traded currency in the world your best to get your travel budget early and watch for the best exchange rate for your trip.
The Singapore Dollar?
The Singaporean dollar (SGD) came into circulation in 1967, with each dollar consisting of 100 cents. The Singapore dollar is often referred to as “Sing” by locals.
The denominations of banknotes for SGD is $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $1000, Singapore also has a $10000 note which is technically still a legal tender but is no longer manufactured in hopes it will stop circulating. The denominations for coins are $1, $0.50, $0.20, $0.10 and $0.05. Fun Fact: The $1000 note is printed with the entire lyrics of the Singapore national anthem on it.
So how much cash do you need in Singapore? On average the cost of living in Singapore is 10% higher than in Australia so that means you should definitely be budgeting a bit more than usual and be carrying more cash than you may normally.
Bottle of water: $1.40 SGD
Bottle of beer: $10 SGD
Meal at inexpensive restaurant: $12 SGD
Meal at Mcdonalds: $8 SGD
Cappuccino: $5.40 SGD
Remember to try and use up all your coins before you return home