Most believe that buying tickets on flights bound for Singapore in the month of January is the best way to experience a whirlwind of fun. Quite expectedly, many plan their holidays to the city-state during the first month of the year.


One of the world’s most popular holiday destinations, Singapore often shows up on the travel itineraries of holidaymakers from across the globe, including a fair share of Britons, almost all year round. But most visitors to the Lion City believe that it is best visited in the month of January when the tourist rush is low, prices are cheaper and the city-state dazzles at its liveliest best. During the first month of the year, the island country offers exuberant panoply of activities and attractions to meet every traveller’s holiday desires and expectations! Let’s discuss some attractions and activities for budget visitors spending on tickets aboard direct/indirect flights arriving in the destination during the month.

Let the shopper in you breathe to life
With sunny and warm days and occasional showers, some of the biggest discounts and bargains and less tourist rush, Jan makes for one of the best times to immerse in the ever popular shopping scene of Singapore. The city-state features Post-Christmas Sales starting Boxing Day and bargain hunters booking tickets aboard Singapore bound flights may fill their shopping carts with endless moments of Jamboree at key shopping precincts such as Orchard Road, Little India and Holland Village.

Dine like a king on pauper’s budget
In Singapore, eating out is treated as a national obsession. And with plethora of restaurants, it would almost be a crime to be in Singapore and not dine out! With weather favourable, gourmands booking tickets on direct/indirect flights arriving in the destination may treat their taste buds to some of the heavenly flavours along the hawker centres scattered about the island nation such as Bugis Street, Maxwell Road Market and Newton Food Centre. In fact, die hard ‘foodies’ buying air tickets to the island nation believe Jan to be the best time to sample the Singaporean way of dining without hurting the pockets.

Live the phrase ‘luxury in a budget’
With lesser tourist influx in the shoulder season, hotels and resorts in Singapore come out with different money saving schemes and offers. Budget visitors booking tickets on cheap flights to the destination often complain about the problem of plenty in terms of accommodation choices. During this time, one may enjoy a lavish spell in an ultra-luxurious five-star hotel without essentially spending an arm and a leg.

Look out for freebies
The Lion City impresses with its wild smorgasbord of attractions, such that sightseers from across the globe make a beeline for tickets aboard flights to the destination to treat their eyes to some of the world’s best sights. Being an expensive destination, the island nation features several attractions that require an entry/admission fee. But there is a staggering line-up of attractions in the city-state that require no entry tickets and are absolutely free for visitors. Some of the popular free attractions in the city include Baba House, Sri Mariamman Temple, Bukit Brown Cemetery, Southern Ridges Trail, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Fort Canning Park, the Esplanade, East Coast Park and Haw Par Villa.

Put on your festive shoes
Singapore’s festive calendar rocks with a staggering line-up of events and festivals, almost all year round. But the month of Jan is widely considered to be the most festive time in the island nation. From thrilling exhibitions to sporting events and musical nights to religious festivals, the country packs in so much fun for merrymakers on flights to the destination. Chinese New Year and Thaipusam are just two of the most popular festivals celebrated with much aplomb during the month in Singapore.

With region’s best shopping, dining and merry making in Jan, visitors taking flights bound for Singapore are sure to be spoilt for choices.

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