Singapore is one of the world's safest and easiest travel destinations, but be aware of the following:
- Penalties for the illegal import or export of drugs are severe and include the death penalty.
- Outbreaks of mosquito-borne illnesses, such as dengue fever do occur, especially during the wet season. There have also been a number of zika cases confimed in Singapore; the National Environment Board (www.nea.gov.sg) monitors any outbreaks. Wear mosquito repellent, especially if visiting nature reserves.
- Eating and drinking is prohibited on public transport.