Travel with a car is more convenient than commuting, that is no secret at all. But the expenses that come together with car ownership are oftentimes outweighed its advantages, especially if you reside in a country like Singapore. A study shows that for you to maintain a car, you need to be earning at least 5,000 SGD per month because of the petroleum’s rising cost. In addition, the car owner must acquire COE or Certificate of Entitlement before he or she can drive the vehicle around the country, which can cost above 80,000 SGD to bid due to some government related regulations like the efforts to reduce traffic volumes in urban areas.
With the above-mentioned factors, what will you do if you are not capable yet of buying a car? Good for you if your workplace is just near your house, walking or cycling can be a workable alternative. Cycling is a very popular choice in this country. You can even find a material guide on intra-town cycling as noted by the Singapore Land Transport Authority. The said manual covers everything from designated cycling paths to cycling etiquette. But if you don’t know how to ride a bike, this article will offer you some of the options you have to get around Singapore. Continue reading “For First-timers, How to Get Around Singapore Through Public Transportation”