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SINGAPORE OR DUBAI??
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I’ve chosen Dubai, but I think its a little more expensive than Singapore. Plus 5 days might be a little much in Dubai unless you plan to venture out into the surrounding area…there’s a lot of shopping to be done in Singapore.
What sort of thing would you like to be doing during your 5 nights?
And who are you flying with?
I vote Singapore. I have no reason in my choosing just that it sounds like it’d be interesting to visit
hey tilli, not that I have interests in either of these places, BUT from what I know it will be worth your time to spend some time in Dubai as it is an up and coming centre of everything. Dubai is a very rich city – and indeed capital of a very rich country, they should have a lot of industrial type attractions, from what I know they’re currently building the world’s tallest building there!
Again, as I said, I’m not particularly interested in either cities, so what I know is just hearsay, Dubai might have more attractions other than industrial, I just cant speak on them – because I know nothing.
Singapore has lots of cheap stuff <!--graemlin::)--> I feel bad I wont be able to speak more on Singapore, but yeah <!--graemlin::)--> great shopping!
Good luck with your choice <!--graemlin::)-->
But then I’m Singaporean so I’d be biased. haha.
Anyway, anything you want to know about Singapore, just ask, I’ve lived here for 27 years. =)
Well, it’s been somewhere around 11K – 15K for the recent past. Hasn’t been too high in the past couple of years.
hey everyone thanks for all the reviews, they are extremely helpful. i now think singapore would be better as its a bit cheaper n after spending up big in europe itd be good not to have to worry bout money for the last 5 nights. does anyone know roughly how much itll cost per night for about a 3 star hotel in singapore (aus $$) tah.
if you want a decent hotel that’s pretty good priced and smack in the middle of town, check out these couple of hotels:
They are very decent budget hotels that are in the central areas, will cost you probably US$50 a night or less for a private room.
Or if you want something more interesting, stay in a hotel on Sentosa Island, which is another island off the mainland.
Anyway, I could probably give you better info via email rather than long posts over the forum, drop me an email if you want any info on Singapore
It’s scheduled for late 2009 / early 2010.
The entry fee is $100 per entry and $2000 for a full year entry pass. But it only applies to locals, tourists enter free.
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