Moving To Singapore | Shipping To Singapore

Moving To Singapore | Shipping To Singapore

Moving To Singapore & Looking For A Removals Company


Are you planning on moving to Singapore? It boasts a large percentage of high-earning expats and is a perfect place to raise a young family. The city is clean, safe and crime-free. One of the few disadvantages of living in Singapore is the government’s control of information through restrictions on broadcast and print media, making it more difficult to keep abreast of world news.

Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Singapore

According to the “Mercer Cost of Living Survey” for 2016.  Singapore was ranked the fourth most expensive city in the world out of 209 cities. Just behind Hong Kong and Zurich, but well ahead of cities like London and New York.

Property prices in Singapore are expensive, with the housing market divided into public and private sectors. The majority of locals and Asian expats opt for the public (HDB) accommodation. Most expats will choose to rent an apartment rather than to purchase one. Currently the cost to rent a three bedroomed apartment in the centre of the city is approximately S$5366 (£2904).

To check on rental prices that have been achieved in Singapore visit:
16 Raffles Quay #33-03
Singapore 048581
Tel: +65 89299072680

If you are considering purchasing a home. The following site has both properties for sale and for rent:

Currency Conversion If Moving To Singapore

The unit of currency is the Singapore dollar. It is divided into 100 cents and abbreviated as SGD. Singapore is one of the world’s major financial centres with a full array of banking services available.

When moving overseas making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with an FX Firm.

Simply follow the link to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free account.

Alternatively, please feel free to call us on Tel: 01494-857672 to discuss your currency requirements.

Schools if moving to Singapore

There are a number of international schools in Singapore and most will follow the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. However, international schools in Singapore are expensive. Most employers pay up to 50% of the school fees for expats. The following site will help you select an international school in Singapore:
16 Raffles Quay #33-03
Singapore 048581
Tel: +65 89299072680

Local Information

When you first move to a new city finding your way round the local taxes and requirements can be daunting, a quick visit to the following website can help you on your way. Simply visit


Travelling around Singapore will not be a problem, the country is small and the road network and public transport system is excellent. It is easy to travel by bus or MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) and the cost is really cheap. Cabs are also another option and are also extremely affordable. The following site will help you plan your journey:

International Removals To Singapore

This item is brought to you by the international removals storage and shipping company serving Singapore and the surrounding area.

If you are looking to move to Singapore, White & Company have been providing an International removals, packing and storage service for over 145 years and are members of FIDI  and Omni.

White & Company also provide specialist removal services to locations around Europe and all international destinations. We work tirelessly to provide the best possible service and peace of mind for those looking to move home.

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