In view of the upcoming school holidays, Singaporeans planning overseas travel are reminded to take the necessary precautions, including being prepared to deal with accidents, natural disasters or terrorist attacks. Singaporeans are also reminded to be familiar with your destination’s local laws and customs restrictions, including immigration procedures and entry requirements.
ppropriate safety and contingency plans are in place. When in doubt, Singaporeans should consult the relevant professional bodies or sporting associations for specific advice.
Familiarise yourself with our network of overseas missions.
Purchase comprehensive travel insurance and be familiar with the terms and coverage.
Equip yourself with research about your destination’s entry requirements, current situation, local laws and customs.
Always take care of your personal safety, remain vigilant and monitor local weather news, advisories, and security developments.
Exercise caution around large gatherings and avoid locations known for demonstrations or disturbances.
Be prepared for possible delays and last-minute changes in travel plans especially during unforeseen events such as natural disasters, social unrests or terror attacks.
Stay connected with your friends and family. Inform them of your whereabouts and provide them with your overseas contact details.
In the event that you require consular assistance, please contact the nearest Singapore Overseas Mission or call the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office at +65 6379 8800/8855.