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8 Most Useful Apps for Expats in Singapore

Singapore is ranked as best country for expats to live in terms of quality life, career prospects and economy by biznews leaving behind New Zealand and Canada. When expat’s of any nationality move into a completely new place, they require certain information to get a grip on their new country and city. In this digital savvy world; you don’t really need to step out of your house to buy groceries, apparel, wait for a cab nearby to hire, or struggle asking your friends which is the best restaurant nearby; there’s an app for each of your needs. We at InstaReM have prepared a comprehensive list of those helpful apps to get you started in Singapore:

Food

Chope

Features:

● Helps you find nearby restaurants

● Search by date, cuisine type, and location

● Reviews from other users

● Reserve a table

● Offers on meals

Memory Required: Android — 7.31 MB / iOS — 25.7 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS

Entertainment

Timeout Singapore

Features:

· Trip Planner — Find what’s around you

· Event Guide — Discover what’s around you

· Search Places Near You & Places to Visit — Find the best-in-class of your city

· Share photos of your favourite festivals or stores

· Read reviews from other users before visiting any nearby place

· Travel Guide — Plan your visit to awestruck places in Singapore

Memory Required: Android — 6.66 MB / iOS — 45.6 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS

Shopping

Redmart

Features:

· An easy to use grocery shopping app

· Amazing range of supermarkets and more

· Great deals offered throughout the year

· Free delivery is available

· Safe and secure checkouts

Memory Required: Android — 19.16 MB / iOS — 38.6 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS

Travel

MyTransport Singapore

Features:

• Personalize your favorite services with MyConcierge
• Search and locate nearby bus stops and service numbers with bus route details
• Get real-time island-wide bus arrival information
• Search and locate nearby taxi stands and quick dial for taxi booking services
• Report road defects via Snap & Send
• Get real-time parking lot availability for popular locations
• Plan route with Traffic News and ERP Gantries on Traffic Smart
• View live traffic images along all expressways around the island
• Receive notification on expressway traffic news during peak hours and train service delay information
• Explore cycling around town, routes, and parking facilities
• Find out lifestyle events and promotions nearby

Memory Required: Android — 17.36 MB / iOS — 61.8 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS

Finance

InstaReM

Features:

● Flat 0.25% remittance fee from Singapore to 25+ corridors

● Close to live FX rates

● Typically same or next business day payments

● Joining bonus for new users

● Live client services on call and email

Memory Required: Android — 21.33 MB / iOS — 71.4 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS

Jobs

JobStreet

Features:

● Over 230,000+ employers across Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam

● Job Recommendations

● Find jobs that match your preferred location and salary

● Apply to any job vacancy instantly

Memory Required: Android — 5.68 MB / iOS — 20.3 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS

Logistics

Gogovan

Features:

● Hassle-free — book a professional delivery service with the App in 60 secs

● Instant Quoting — generate quote instantly after logging the start and end addresses

● Instant Matching — match your order instantly with the nearest driver

● GPS Tracking — track and trace the location of your goods and vehicle

● Driver Rating — rate and ensure the best and consistent service

● Order Record — access clear history record with just a few clicks

Memory Required: Android — 13.98 MB / iOS — 46.1 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS

Networking

Tinder

Features:

● One of the most used app for networking around the globe

● Swipe right to anonymously like someone or Swipe left to pass

● Matched profile’s can chat with each other

● One can also connect with groups of people

● Can filter down according to the demographics of people you would like to meet

Memory Required: Android — 36.67 MB / iOS — 128 MB

Price: Free (In-App Purchases)

Download Links: AndroidiOS

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