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Singapore Currency
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Singapore Dollar (S$) = 100 cents. Notes are printed in denominations of S$10,000, 1,000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2. Coins are in denominations of S$1, and 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 cents.

The currency of Brunei is also legal tender; 1 Brunei Dollar = 1 Singapore Dollar.

Currency exchange

Foreign currencies, cheques and travellers cheques can be exchanged at most banks and licensed money changers. ATMs are also available.

Credit & debit cards

American Express, Master Card, Diners Club, and Visa are widely accepted. Consult with your credit or debit card company for information of merchant acceptability and other facilities which may be available.

Travellers cheques

To avoid additional charges, travellers are advised to take travellers cheques in Pounds Sterling.

Exchange rate indicators

The below figures are a guide to the movements of the Singapore Dollar against Sterling and the US Dollar:
 
Date Oct'07
£1.00=
2.98
$1.00=
1.45
 
Currency restrictions

There is no restriction concerning the import and export of local or foreign currency.

Banking hours

Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 3.00 pm, Saturday 9.30 am to 1.00 pm. Branches of certain major banks on Orchard Road open Sunday 9.30 am to 3.00 pm.
Useful travel links
About Singapore Currency information about currency and investment
American Express Cheques information about Amex travellers cheques
Travellers Cheques Visa information about Visa travellers cheques
VISA ATM Locator location of ATMs that accepts VISA cards
Universal Currency Converter about online foreign exchange and currency