Not owning a car in Singapore may be the wisest thing for your wallet. However, there are efficient ways to minimize your financial destruction. Consider the following: GAIN THE THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE FOR FREE Theoretical knowledge includes the fundamental aspects of driving such as the road signs and the car parts. Recently, I enrolled myself in a driving school that offered free lectures as a part of the year-end promotion. I was fortunate as some driving schools charge extra for these.
Do you take Uber and Grab often because of its cheap fares? Here comes SWAT, a new ride-sharing service, that has recently launched and promises to take you anywhere for a flat fee of $5 regardless of the distance. Too good to be true? Read on. SWAT aims to provide low cost and convenient transport that is accessible to everyone. To achieve this, they analysed millions of commuters’ data to identify repeated group travel patterns. The data shows that most of us
1. BANK’S CAR LOANS Bank car loans are the most accepted, traditional, and typical route consumers take. Due to their traditional nature, loaning money in the bank requires the completion of fixed procedures that attest your financial stability. You will be asked to complete a loan application that may include: your name, NRIC, date of birth, address, current and previous employers, length of employment, occupation, sources of income, total monthly income, and information about existing credit accounts. This along with
1. IMM BUILDING Eager to go on a shopping spree within your budget? Visit IMM! IMM is the largest outlet store in Singapore that boasts with 80 stores offering discounts of up to 80% all year round. Parking here is free for the first two hours and the first entry. Charges for subsequent time are S$0.30/15 minutes and S$1.07/hour. These rates apply from Monday to Sunday including Public Holidays. Location: 2 Jurong East Street 21, Singapore 609601 2. MUSTAFA CENTRE
Buying and maintaining a car in Singapore is very expensive. In addition to fuel, road tax and insurance, cars require regular servicing and maintenance to function smoothly and avoid breaking down, which will lead to hefty repair bills. Even with a new car, preventive maintenance is necessary to keep the vehicle at tip-top condition. Car Servicing One-Stop Portal Fortunately, CarCare.sg, Singapore’s first car-servicing portal, seamlessly connects both drivers and car workshops from all across the island. If you are looking