There is a vibrant expatriate population in Singapore with lots of associations and groups you can join to help you settle in.
With its almost year round sunshine, and warm weather, Singapore is perfect for watersports and boasts several watersports clubs, beaches and a water park.
Other sports clubs include football, cricket, rugby, swimming, badminton, basketball, cycling and table tennis. Singapore has its own professional football league with 10 teams participating.
Singapore Changi Airport is rated one of the best international airports in the world. Taxis are inexpensive, but the public transport system is comparable to most major cities. The Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system provides access to the main areas of the island and the bus system provides access to the rest.
85% of Singaporeans live in Public Housing provided by the Housing and Development Board (HDB), but the most of the individual flats are owned by the people living there. Expats are able to rent HDB Flats, private condos and private homes. Landlords usually ask for up to 3 months rent as a deposit and rental prices vary according to location, size, type etc.
Working in Singapore