1. You don't need apply for a visa to go to Singapore. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF YouTube: Mikey Chen / Via youtube.com Filipinos with Philippine passports are allowed to travel to Singapore visa-free for as long as 30 days. 2. But that does not guarantee that you can enter Singapore easily. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Star Cinema The immigration staff waiting for you when you land in Singapore can still refuse your entry and send you back to Manila. Avoid this heartbreaking experience by making sure that you can prove that you're only staying in Singapore for a brief stay. 3. Check your passport. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @iamynazuno / Via instagram.com What do you need to prepare so that you pass the tough immigration desk at Singapore? First, your passport must be valid for at least six months at the time of your entry. 4. Get return tickets. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @juderzz10 / Via instagram.com Another proof that you can show are the return tickets that you should have already booked. This would show that you won't overstay in Singapore, since you already have plans of coming back to the Philippines. 5. Book your accomodation. Agoda / Via agoda.com Another piece of proof you can show the immigration desk is the booking confirmation for your accommodation. Be sure that the dates of your stay there match the dates of your arrival and departure.Where should you book? You can try Agoda for budget-friendly options. 6. Have enough funds. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @sarah_la_mancusa / Via instagram.com The immigration desk will also ask you how much your budget is for your vacation. No, they don't want you to show them what's in your wallet; they just want to know if you can support yourself throughout the whole trip. Singapore has a high cost of living, so food and transportation there are pretty expensive. As a rule of thumb, set aside a budget of 4000 to 5000 pesos per day of stay. That's inclusive of your accommodation and the tickets to the attractions you want to visit. 7. Bring a friend, or more. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Star Cinema Another trick to breeze through immigration is to not go to Singapore alone. If you're with a friend, or better yet, with a group, they're more likely to believe that you will really go on a vacation. 8. Know how to get around. Land Transportation Authority / Via lta.gov.sg The best way to go around Singapore is to ride their efficient subway system. You should get an EZ Link card at the airport if you want to ride these trains. 9. Get a wifi egg. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: wifieggsingapore / Via instagram.com Another thing that you should get before leaving the airport is the wifi egg, which you need to be able to connect to Singapore's hyper-fast internet. You need to rent it on a per day basis. 10. Plan your itinerary. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Nickelodeon / Via giphy.com Singapore is a small country, but that doesn't mean that you can't get lost. Prepare your itinerary ahead of time so you can plan where you're going, and to maximize your time. Try adding the following sights to your plan: Gardens By The Bay Unsplash Little India View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @photorotator / Via Instagram: @photorotator Chinatown Unsplash / Via unsplash.com Merlion Park Unsplash / Via unsplash.com 11. Know where to get help. View this post on Facebook Facebook: Philippine Embassy in Singapore / Via facebook.com Be informed about the location of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore so that you know where to go if ever you get into trouble and need major help. Take down its phone number (+65 6737 3977) so you can call them when you need to. 12. Have fun! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Star Cinema It's your vacation so you absolutely have to let go of your worries and be happy. You're in Singapore! Smile!