Travel & visa :
Nationals from most countries are exempted from visa requirement to enter Singapore; however, entry visas are required for some countries. Click on the following link to check if you need visa to Enter Singapore: http://www.ica.gov.sg/services_centre_overview.aspx?pageid=252&secid=165
To request an invitation letter, please contact PSIVT 2010 Conference Manager by email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: "Request for PSIVT 2010 invitation letter". Please provide us with the following details:
The Republic of Singapore is located at the tip of the Malay Peninsula, Southeast Asia. The unique position of Singapore has helped it grow into a prosperous nation, whose people here enjoy one of the highest standards of living in Asia. The nation has a tropical, wet climate. The annual average temperature ranges from a high 28 degree C (82 degree F) to a low 23 degree C (73 degrees F) with little seasonal change. A harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture can be enjoyed in the nation. Singapore has always been charming for its tropical scenery and hospitality, attracting visitors from all over the world.
The public transport service in Singapore is very convenient. There are multiple choices to travel from Singapore Changi Airport to the city, and to the symposium venue. Some travelling suggestions are listed below.
1. Directions from Singapore Changi Airport to Nanyang Executive Centre (NEC , the symposium venue)
The distance from Changi Airport to NTU is around 40 km, which usually takes a taxi around 40 min to transport. The transport fee is around S$40, with 50% plus if you drive during night-time (12:00pm to 06:00am or so). Tipping is usually uncommon in Singapore.
Directions for a trip from Changi Airport to NEC (located at Nanyang View, NTU) can be found here
It is the most economic way to take MRT (Trains) and Bus to go from Changi Airport to NEC. The whole journal will normally take around 1 hour and 30 min to transport from the East to the West, during which you can have a rough idea of Singapore. The transport fee is around S$5. The route is as follows.
2. Directions from Singapore Changi Airport to the Symposium’s Supporting Hotels (i.e. Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel and River View Hotel)
The symposium supporting hotels are located near the central business district and the Singapore River, with easy access of the shopping and entertainment areas of Singapore.
The distance from Changi Airport to supporting hotels is around 23 km, which usually takes a taxi around 25 min to transport. The transport fee is around S$20, with 50% plus if you drive during night-time (12:00pm to 06:00am or so). Tipping is usually uncommon in Singapore.
3. Directions from the Symposium’s Supporting Hotels (i.e. Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel and River View Hotel) to Nanyang Executive Centre (NEC , the symposium venue)
Chartered Bus will be available to transfer delegates between the River View Hotel and the symposium venue.
More information about Singapore can be found here.