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As drat's answer explains, it's technically possible, but it's also illegal. There's a sign ahead of Immigration that says "No entry except for passengers with boarding passes and proceeding to their next destination", so if you enter and do not proceed to your flight destination, you're trespassing. This is not a dead letter either: several fans of a ...


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TL;DR: there is no distinction between arrival area and departure area, so it might be possible. However, there will be logistical and possibly legal problems. I don't think it will be worth the risk. As of the logistic part of the question, this is absolutely no problem. At Changi Airport, the arrival and the departure zones are linked together and you ...


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I live in Singapore, and have taken the ferry to Bintan, which is a very similar service to the one that goes to Batam. I plan to take the Batam one as well. Let me first clear up the confusion you have acquired by reading that page on Travelfish.org. They mention that the ferry to Indonesia takes "a couple of days" and "is no cheaper than flying." They ...


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The typical way to get to Sentosa from anywhere in Singapore to Sentosa is to take the MRT to Harbourfront and then take the Sentosa Express LRT from there. I suggest you use the website gothere.sg where you can just enter something like "City Hall to Sentosa" and it will then show you different options to get there, including the prices. There is of course ...


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Based on your profile, I am guessing you are a US citizen. You get a 90 day Visit Pass when you enter Singapore and you can apply to extend it for another 90 days (S$40 extension fee plus S$30 visa fee as you would exceed your 90 day visa free period - http://www.ica.gov.sg/page.aspx?pageid=180&secid=178). But as a tourist you are not covered under ...


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Only certain countries require a visa to enter Singapore and Germany isn't one of those countries. Here's a list of those countries: http://www.ica.gov.sg/services_centre_overview.aspx?pageid=252 If all goes well, you should be granted a 30 days social visit pass. The immigration office has the power to give you anything less then 30 days or even reject ...


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You can not travel with an cancelled passport irregardless of the former expiration date. Once they have marked the passport as cancelled it is no lonver a valid document for travel. The airline will not let you board with an invalid passport, your home country's immigration will likely not let you leave the country and Singapore won't let you in if you ...


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Schengen countries rely on each other to check travellers who cross an “external border”. What this control entails is defined in the relevant EU regulations. If you are only there to visit, you should therefore show that you intend to leave the whole Schengen area, and not merely the country you happen to visit first. Leaving France to Italy would not be ...


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Background: I'm reading "The Lunatic Express" at present, which tries to open travellers' eyes to the fact that these 'terrifying' roads, buses and ferries are part of thousands of peoples' daily commutes. Yes, they're probably more dangerous than your car ride this morning at home, but people take them every day without concern. In the book, Carl Hoffman ...


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Based on my experience, which is the same as yours; this pass loses its validity once you depart from Singapore. It is not a multiple entry visa, but rather it is just something that makes your staying inside Singapore legal.


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The following is "common sense" based on my own travels. Officialdom may decide otherwise. If I was doing this I'd try very hard to get an official answer to this in advance and very preferably in writing. I certainly would not trust only the advice of well meaning people like me on an internet site :-). If you have a Singapore visa and the two ...


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I have taken the ferry to Batam before, and they operated really well. It was clean, on time, spacious. Many Singaporeans (who are very safety-conscious) take this mode of transportation.


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To the best of my knowledge (I lived in Singapore for ~8 years and moderated an expat forum there), Singapore does not publish any official guidelines for repeat visits. However, it's a very small country with limited opportunities for tourism. If you spent the entire length of your previous social visit pass (three months?) in Singapore and want to return ...


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You have the following options: Contact the Singaporean visa office and ask for an extension. Make sure you include copies of your flight tickets. This will help to get the extension. Go back to the airport on the 17th late night (23:00), check in and go through immigration immediately. Stay in there until your flight leaves the next morning. The question ...


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On the Singapore Visa Application page, under important notes is the following statement: A Singapore visa is not an immigration pass. It is a pre-entry permission for the holder of a valid Singapore visa to travel to, and seek entry, into Singapore. The grant of an immigration pass will be determined by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority ...


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As discussed in the answers to How often can you visit on a multiple-entry pass to Singapore?, Singapore does not impose any published limit on how often you can visit or how long you can stay, but it's up to the discretion of the immigration officer whether to let you in or not. In practice, since you're always returning after a single day, I doubt there ...


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To the best of my knowledge (I lived in Singapore for ~8 years and moderated an expat forum there), Singapore does not publish any official guidelines for repeat visits. However, it's a very small country with limited opportunities for tourism, and as you've discovered, around the three-month mark Immigration's bells start ringing. Once you're flagged, ...


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Based on my experience of living in Singapore for ~7 years and traveling to Malaysia by every means possible (plane, train, bus, boat, taxi & car), the absolute cheapest pre-bookable option is indeed the KTMB train from Johor Bahru to Woodlands, which will cost you the princely sum of RM 7 (~US$2) in "AEC Economy Class". Now there's a potential fly in ...


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According to the Schengen Border Code Article 5 For stays not exceeding three months per six-month period, the entry conditions for third-country nationals shall be the following: [...] (c) they justify the purpose and conditions of the intended stay, and they have sufficient means of subsistence, both for the duration of the intended stay ...


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A multiple entry visa by definition allows you to enter the country multiple times as long as the visa and any other additional conditions associated with the visa are valid. So if the conditions regarding your travel to Singapore are the same as earlier and as you mentioned, your visa is still valid, you can travel to Singapore and then back to Indonesia.


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Some details from the Singapore Kite Association: Where do SKA members fly their kites? Sengkang East Way / Sengkang East Rd vacant field next to CHENG LIM (SW 1) LRT Where else? West Coat Park CP3 Vacant field between Punggol Field and TPE Where to buys kites in Singapore? Readily available at all heartland stores. Where to ...


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This is pretty much the standard, and it prevents hidden city ticketing, among other things - most airlines apply the rule that if you don't take any leg - be it leg A, B, or C of any flight - any legs after that one will be cancelled, and you'll likely lose your money for them too. It's almost certainly in your terms of carriage for the ticket. At this ...


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You need a confirmed departure from whichever country you will first enter, be it Thailand, Malaysia or Singapore. All three countries allow visa free entry, but for a limited time period and if you can not show that you are leaving the country before that time expires, the airline flying you there may not let you board. Please know that this "proof" is ...


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Visa: It depends on how long you are staying in each country in your case. On this website you can look if you need a visa or not: http://www.doyouneedvisa.com/ About the return ticket: If you have a flight ticket out of the country you'll be safe eventhough it's to another country where you came from. If you don't have booked the tickets yet when entering ...


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If your visa expires on May 17, and if you leave the country by May 18, it's still a one day overstay. There will be a fine to pay, but the worst thing is you will be registered as you overstayed. And trust me you don't want to do that. Going to Malaysia from Singapore is one of the easiest overland border crossings. You can easily take a bus from ...


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Every Border i have ever crossed in a car has had an insurance broker at the border. You can usually buy 7, 14 or 30 days insurance and it costs next to nothing. I must have done 30 border crossing but i have never driven a foreign car in Singapore.


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For immediate advice I would suggest visiting a Oficina de Extranjeros, which is a local foreigners office. There is a link below, but in Spanish http://www.seap.minhap.gob.es/es/servicios/extranjeria/extranjeria_ddgg.html Select the region you are in and it will give you a list For you in Madrid I suggest the office below I have used this office ...


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Singapore allows visa-free airport transit. Moreover, if you want to have a layover in the city, Singapore offers 96-hour visa free transit facility (VFTF) for Russian passport holders. Also see Timatic. As to visas, Singapore issues them electronically, they are not stamped in your passport. You may apply for a visa as soon as you know your new passport ...


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As an Indian passport holder, you would not be allowed through immigration unless you apply for and receive a visa in advance. (see here) And if your friend does not have a valid ticket, then they can't get past security. So, unfortunately, it seems like you will probably need to bring your bag with you to Malaysia.


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Most of the regional airlines offer fly / stay packages, not exactly a "tour" but the basic logistics are covered. Then you can book daytrips to see the ruins through the front desk. There are local package tours, but they tend to be geared towards local clientele, so may or may not be suitable for you comfort style or language. Plus the bus trip from ...



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