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Which is better for family trip -Singapore or Mauritius

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Which is better for family trip -Singapore or Mauritius

Hi,

I am planning a week trip abroad with my 4 yr old kid in the month of May. Seeing the weather and my budget, I have decided these two places-Singapore or Mauritius. But m very confused to opt 1 among these. Can you please help in deciding among these two. Other options having good weather are also welcome.

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Which is better for family trip -Singapore or Mauritius

This is the ''Singapore Forum'' I doubt too many people will be recommending other places ahead of Singapore. I might be wrong.

I've never been to the islands of Mauritius, they look stunning places to go, but the similarity between the two countries are is they're both hot, both have great food, beautiful people, but surely they are entirely different holidays, aren't they ?

Enjoy whatever you decide, but my vote is with Singapore.

Alan.

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2. Re: Which is better for family trip -Singapore or Mauritius

Yes, Mauritius is beach, relaxation and nature. Singapore is a city holiday, with visitor attractions and shopping ( and lots more like a huge variety of food)...,).

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3. Re: Which is better for family trip -Singapore or Mauritius

I haven't been to Mauritius but as mentioned above, am sure they are very different.

One is a city/capital/country and the other is famous for the beaches, so I guess you have to decide if you want a city or more of a beach holiday... I've heard Bangalore is very busy and modern now (I went there for a month 20 (!!) years ago), so not sure if what you want is another city (though totally different, I would assume).

There are LOTS of things to do with a 4 year old here - I have a 3.5 year old myself. But living in a city, I would head for a beach holiday where he is comfortable with sand and I can plonk him down and he can play for hours and I also get to relax.

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4. Re: Which is better for family trip -Singapore or Mauritius

If U want a City Holiday come Singapore. We have some of the attractions, Theme park (Universal Studios) Biggest SEA Aquarium, efficient Public Transport & is consider a Food Paradise :D

Mauritius, is a Sand, Sea & Sun Holiday Destinations. Weather is perfect in September when the sun is blazing but the wind is very cool.

Around March & Apr is the cyclone season.....(Yes there are winter & summer in Mauritius - I know cos I had been there countless time). Check out Mauritius Forum for More informations.

Good Luck

Edited: 16 February 2013, 13:24
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5. Re: Which is better for family trip -Singapore or Mauritius

If you have not been to any of these places, then certainly Singapore.

Singapore has more variety, more things for an adult and kids to enjoy.

As you are in Bangalore, I suggest you to take flight to KL by AirAsia and plan Genting Highlands, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. If you like you can add upt Lego Land at Johar Bahru, which is on route to Singapore.

This will be very fun filled for your kid and you alike.

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6. Re: Which is better for family trip -Singapore or Mauritius

For 1 week, forget Kuala Lumpur & Genting Highlands. Resort World Sentosa Casino is open by the Same owner of Genting Highlands resort & Casino.

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7. Re: Which is better for family trip -Singapore or Mauritius

Thanks all for your suggestions.

I need one more help. can you please tell me about the weather in Singapore in the month of May. Will it be too hot or its still manageable? My main concern is weather only .

Thanks in advance again...

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8. Re: Which is better for family trip -Singapore or Mauritius

Yes, Me^Only, is right. I missed to see OP `'a week trip' mention.

Yes of for a week only, then you just visit Singapore. And KL , in case you take the AirAsia flight, which goes to KL.

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9. Re: Which is better for family trip -Singapore or Mauritius

Hello AditiGupta19,

Singapore's weather is hot and wet with high humidity and abundant rain. Daily temperature hovers between 34-28 degrees Celsius. May is typically one of the hotter month here due to strong sunshine and light winds.

You should be able to manage it. Our advice is to stay hydrated and carry a small foldable umbrella when you are out and about. Hat and sunnies are good too. And sun block if you have sensitive skin. Also there are many air- conditioned places where you can nip into for brief respite from the sun.

Having said the above, do you now that the highest temperature ever recorded here was 36 degrees C on 26 March 1998. This is lower than the 38.9 recorded in Bangalore in March 1931.

Edited: 17 February 2013, 04:26
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10. Re: Which is better for family trip -Singapore or Mauritius

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