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Relocating from Australia to Singapore

Postby waynegrant » Sat, 14 Oct 2017 9:37 am

Hi guys,

My wife and I will be moving to Singpore from Melbourne. My company is paying to move my entire household and I need to know the following:

1. What's the average size of a master bedroom? this will determine the furniture we will take. We currently have a king bed with side tables and a tall boy. We can easily place an additional queen size blow up bed in the bedroom if we needed to. Hoping I can find the same space.

2. Our diet is a bit restricted (no shellfish, pork and limited red meat) so we are planning on buying a few times to take with us, for example (spelt milk, spelt flour, vegan protein powder, etc). Would there be any import restrictions?

3. I was told poppy seeds is a no no but are there any other restrictions on food items, etc. We have a few bottles of wine (nothing expensive) but I'm told by our shipper that we will have to pay duty on them.

Thanks in advance.

Wayne

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Re: Relocating from Australia to Singapore

Postby PNGMK » Sat, 14 Oct 2017 10:07 am

Bedrooms are definitely tighter on space - if you might be able to rent a 1 or 2 bed condo with a big master room.

Importing food is generally ok. I would not bother with wine and duty It's almost on par price wise here anyways these days. Leave it with friends to evaporate.
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Re: Relocating from Australia to Singapore

Postby waynegrant » Sat, 14 Oct 2017 1:47 pm

Thanks PNGMK,

Appreciate the information.

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Re: Relocating from Australia to Singapore

Postby kiatme » Mon, 30 Oct 2017 5:45 pm

Definitely will not be able to fit a king and queen in the room, furniture wise I think it would be cheaper to just buy / look for fully furnished units in sg?
There're plenty of houses here that provide furniture so you can skip on bringing those

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Re: Relocating from Australia to Singapore

Postby waynegrant » Thu, 02 Nov 2017 5:05 pm

Hi Kaitme,

I don't plan to put two beds in a room. Just need to know if the rooms are big enough for a King Bed. The reference to a queen bed is for the space left after the King has been placed in the room.


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