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Forum: Singapore
Jan 18th 2019, 9:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 5,059
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Singapore equivalent of ~£80k salary?

And I can’t assume what they will or won’t be spending mid-week. What I can assume is that $500 is luxurious enough for anyone to spend each weekend.
Forum: Singapore
Jan 18th 2019, 5:51 am
Replies: 9
Views: 5,059
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Singapore equivalent of ~£80k salary?

Spending around £300 each weekend on meals and drinks not enough? Subjective of course as everyone is different.
Forum: Singapore
Jan 16th 2019, 9:32 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,805
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Medical insurance with pre existing condition - help!

As mentioned, it was a suggestion to ask only. I don’t know how it works but it was an idea that OP might want to look into, there’s no harm in me suggesting this.

You seem to know a lot more...
Forum: Singapore
Jan 16th 2019, 8:14 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,805
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Medical insurance with pre existing condition - help!

It was a suggestion only. If there’s no agreement then there’s nothing that can be done and OP will need to cover cost.
Forum: Singapore
Jan 16th 2019, 7:00 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,805
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Medical insurance with pre existing condition - help!

Might be a good idea to check with NHS if the cost of treatment can be transferred over to the UK. They have similar agreements with some health services around the world but not sure if SG is one of...
Forum: Singapore
Jan 16th 2019, 6:56 am
Replies: 6
Views: 3,709
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Salary expectation

Check Glassdoor for comparison. Good place to start checking market rates.
Forum: Singapore
Jan 16th 2019, 6:52 am
Replies: 10
Views: 5,726
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Singapore Local Salary

International school fees will be around $4k SGD a month per child at a good international school.

Large apartment in city area might cost around 8k-11k SGD. Outskirts much cheaper but it’s a...
Forum: Singapore
Jan 16th 2019, 6:21 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,717
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Life in Singapore

Early 20’s, Single and opportunity to move here?

As long as package is worthwhile and you love the Heat then go for it.

Weekends visiting KL, Bali, Phuket, Boracay, etc sound appealing enough...
Forum: Singapore
Jan 16th 2019, 6:17 am
Replies: 9
Views: 5,059
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Singapore equivalent of ~£80k salary?

Depends on your current lifestyle.

Do you live alone?

Do you go out often?

How much savings do you currently manage each months?

Straight conversion -
Forum: Singapore
Jan 16th 2019, 6:05 am
Replies: 6
Views: 3,970
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Wanting to move to Singapore

Depends on visa situation. If the company can employ foreigners they will. It’s a big risk to come to Singapore still without a job, some people get lucky and get a job within months, others take...
Forum: Singapore
Jan 16th 2019, 5:53 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,887
Posted By Mlee888

Re: C4n I bring radi0 t0 Singapore?

Yes........how useful it will be is another matter.
Forum: Singapore
Nov 26th 2016, 12:48 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Healthcare costs

If they are here on tourist visa, I don't think they will be able to get any insurance coverage care from local providers.

You will need to check what travel health insurance costs are back in...
Forum: Singapore
Nov 2nd 2016, 11:30 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,802
Posted By Mlee888

Re: LTSVP for Fiancé

One more thing, I'm not sure how difficult it is to get a long term visitor pass but a friend of mine is also UK citizen and he got one which was valid for a few years. His fiancé was working here at...
Forum: Singapore
Nov 2nd 2016, 2:44 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,802
Posted By Mlee888

Re: LTSVP for Fiancé

If she's a UK citizen which I'm assuming she is then she will get a 3 month social visitors pass only. If you plan to get married then why not just get married in Singapore, you can apply for a...
Forum: Singapore
Nov 2nd 2016, 2:34 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,151
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Are dogs allowed in Singapore apartments?

Singapore is pet friendly. Make sure you clean up after your dog does their business.

Apartments....ask landlord if pets are ok.
Forum: Singapore
Oct 17th 2016, 7:16 am
Replies: 10
Views: 8,822
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Is 200k enough for couple starting family?

If medical is covered by company you won't need to worry so much as long as the package is decent. If Medicare is covered then you could end up paying zero for doctor visits, just need to double...
Forum: Singapore
Oct 12th 2016, 3:32 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,805
Posted By Mlee888

Re: meeting people

She should bring Walkers crisps over if she decides to move here.

They're 99p multipack when on offer in Tescos but here you pay $10 for them in selected Cold Storage.
Forum: Singapore
Oct 12th 2016, 3:30 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 8,822
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Is 200k enough for couple starting family?

I'm shocked some say it's not enough.

How close do you want to live to the central business district? Prices vary for 3 bed condo from 2.4K SGD on outskirts to 6-7K SGD near CBD.

Tax is low,...
Forum: Singapore
May 31st 2016, 8:05 am
Replies: 17
Views: 5,940
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Sunday 11 a side Soccer

They're probably a lot fitter than I am. ;)
Forum: Singapore
May 30th 2016, 7:26 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 5,940
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Sunday 11 a side Soccer

I'm up for football.

Just not young or very good anymore. Not fit enough also.

Don't think I match your criteria.
Forum: Singapore
May 7th 2016, 7:20 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,533
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Giving birth in Singapore

Excellent! Thanks for this. really appreciate the info here.
Forum: Singapore
Apr 30th 2016, 1:03 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,682
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Please help! Childcare advise needed

Sounds like you have had awful luck.

Not all Filipina domestic helpers are bad, we shouldn't judge them to be all from the same boat. It's like saying be careful of employers from a certain place...
Forum: Singapore
Apr 24th 2016, 6:00 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,682
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Please help! Childcare advise needed

For those unaware, the areas are Bradell and Pioneer.

To me the distance between those two places is quite vast. Depending on budget, look at condos in Newton, Holland Village.

If cost is an...
Forum: Singapore
Apr 23rd 2016, 7:14 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,533
Posted By Mlee888

Giving birth in Singapore

Hi All.....

Asking on behalf of a friend as I have yet to experience this situation yet (maybe this will be a future scenario for me too).

Has anyone recently gave birth in Singapore? I know...
Forum: Singapore
Apr 23rd 2016, 2:22 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By Mlee888

Re: Employment Agents

Setting up an office here is not easy.

Starting up a business here is not possible if you are a non citizen or permanent resident except if you hold the equivalent of what is an entrpreneur pass. ...
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