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by stmoong
Sun, 15 Apr 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Stay in Singapore but travel to work in JB daily help
Replies: 7
Views: 6585

To be frank, I do not think this is a good idea to work in JB and stay in Singapore unless you are a Singaporean and have to attend to business in JB. Otherwise, from economical sense, it's not very wise. There are several options that you can consider: 1) If you have relatives or friends in Singapo...
by stmoong
Tue, 10 Apr 2012 10:12 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Expat commuting to work from Johor Bahru
Replies: 146
Views: 274753

Yah, what lynx posted :D By exhaustion, I mean riding on the road feeling tired, more proned to accident. If I take public transport, I can get some rest during the journey. I did a spreadsheet to track my expenses, and transportation comes to about $135 per month for commuting back and forth based ...
by stmoong
Tue, 10 Apr 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Expat commuting to work from Johor Bahru
Replies: 146
Views: 274753

Personally, I think riding a motorbike is dangerous due to exhaustion. It would be ideal to drive a car, however, with the current COE prices, I can't afford to maintain it and still have savings. My priority now is to save up and pay for downpayment for a house. Gelang Patah area might be interesti...
by stmoong
Mon, 09 Apr 2012 10:32 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Expat commuting to work from Johor Bahru
Replies: 146
Views: 274753

Ok, just want to share my personal experience with regards to staying in JB and commuting to Singapore everyday for work. First of all, I'm a Malaysian working in Singapore. I am also a Singapore PR. I used to rent a room in Singapore until December last year, when I decided to move to JB. I stay ne...

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