Budget Weekend Trips in and Around Singapore

Are you planning to move to Singapore? Or have you just arrived at the country for work or pleasure? Whatever may be the reason for your travelling to Singapore, it is the perfect hub for taking short and fast trips in and around the country, as well as, taking weekend breaks. If you plan to visit Singapore during a weekend, you will find that there are various good options for your weekend hotel stay in Singapore .

There are dozens of beautiful destinations around Singapore that can be easily accessed within a few hours by ferry, by air, by train, or by bus. Here are some of the popular destinations that can be easily reached from Singapore to spend your weekend.

Malaysia

· Kuala Lumpur: You can easily travel from Singapore to the capital of Malaysia that can be reached within five hours by bus. The city offers excellent shopping facilities and the famous ‘Twin Petronas Tower’ should not be missed by any chance. Gentings Highlands, which is located at a proximity to Kuala Lumpur, is a popular tourist destination for all those tourists who are travelling from Singapore.

· Johr Bahru or “JB” is a perfect shopping destination for a weekend for a convenient day-trip from Singapore. The place is also famous for golf. You can easily reach there by booking a cab from Singapore or by bus. Shared taxis can be also obtained from Singapore. However, normal cabs of Singapore are not permitted to cross the border and travel to Malaysia.

Indonesia

· Batam can be reached by a brief ferry ride from Singapore. Though Batam is an industrial town in Indonesia, it is also popular for activities such as water sports like wakeboarding, golf, and massages. Reasonably priced day packages at less than $100 include facilities such as lunch, land transfers, ferry transfers between the 2 countries, and an entire day of indulging in wakeboard under trained instructors.

· Bali is a popular tourist destination for its beautiful beaches, temples, clubs and surfing. You can travel by air from Singapore and land in the Denpasar airport at Bali. The flight duration is just about 2 and half hours from Singapore. You can choose from several areas in the island based on your budget and taste. For example, Kuta is a great place where you can find lively and cheap lodging in the island. If you are looking for a relaxing and quiet trip, you can visit to Ubud that is nestled in the hills. In case you are travelling in a group, you can avail an excellent deal by booking a nice villa that accommodate from 4 to about 8 people.

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