Explore Singapore's History With Drive.SG

Explore Singapore's History With Drive.SG

Singapore might be a small and young country, but she has a very rich history as well. Why not spend the upcoming long weekends to explore some of these places and learn about the history of our small red dot.

1) Learn about the World War 2 from the perspective of the British in Singapore at Battlebox

The Battlebox is a former WWII British underground command centre inside Fort Canning Hill. It was headquarters of Malaya Command, the army which defended Malaya and Singapore in WWII and the place where the British decided to surrender Singapore to the Japanese.

Today, it is a museum that tells the stories about the fall of Malaya and Singapore, and how an underground command centre functioned during the war.

2) Explore Singapore History at the National Museum of Singapore

The National Museum of Singapore, or more specifically the Singapore History Gallery and We Built A Nation exhibit, shows the history of Singapore. Singapore History Gallery charts the development of the island throughout the years, from a small island called Singapura to a thriving metropolis known as Singapore.

While We Built A Nation exhibit a selection of more than 100 artifacts, archival images and documents, which  explores the leadership of Singapore’s first leadership team as they laid the foundations for modern Singapore.

3) Trace your heritage at Asian Civilisations Museum

Asian Civilisations Museum newly renovated galleries display objects for our past. Trace your heritage through the various galleries such Ancient Religions, South Asia and Islamic World, The Scholar in Chinese Culture, and Trade.

Discover the rich history behind your own heritage and the way these cultures influence each other to give us the harmonious Singapore we know today.

4) Go on an emotional exploration about Singapore wartime history at Changi Museum

Changi Museum provides an emotional exploration of Singapore’s wartime history during the Japanese Occupation. Find out about the tragedies of the Prisoners-of-War and civilians who were interned at the infamous Changi Prison during the Japanese Occupation.

Learn about both the horror and heroics that emerged during the war in Singapore and how the POWs and civilian prisoners overcame their hardship from the displayed photographs, drawings and letters.

5) See the transformation of Singapore from a fishing village to a metropolis at Singapore City Gallery

Singapore City Gallery tells the story of Singapore's physical transformation over the past 50 years. Make time for highlights like the panoramic sights and sound show, or be awed by the architectural models and the various interactive and experiential exhibits that shows that transformation of a small fishing village to a thriving metropolis.

To help explore the history of our tiny island, Drive.SG has a special promotion just for you. You can get $18 off your rental when you rental a vehicle from us. 

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Fun-filled Weekend Activities

Fun-filled Weekend Activities

July is the only month since April that does not have any public holidays or long weekends. So while you work hard for the month, why not spend your weekend with all these activities to help you get rid of the stress from work!

1) Start your weekend with a great breakfast.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and nothing is better than having a plate of delicious Roti Prata in an air-conditioned restaurant. Springleaf Prata Place serves one of the best prata in Singapore. Together with a wide range of curries, you will be going back for seconds!

2) Enjoy a movie with your family

Now that your stomach is full with delicious prata, take a short break and enjoy a movie with your family. From the actions of Transformer and the high flying stunts of Spiderman to the mischievous antics of the Minions. There is a show suitable for everyone. So sit back and relax as you enjoy a wonderful show.

3) Bounce your way to the sky

Now that you have fully rested, it's time to jump up high at Bounce Singapore. Bounce Singapore is the ultimate indoor trampoline park in Singapore, with 8 different adventure zone, there is something caters to everyone in the family.

4) Tea time!

Having an afternoon tea at Arteastiq, located in the heart of Orchard Road, is a great way to relieve fatigue after jumping on trampoline. Enjoy a nice cup of refreshing ice tea while eating delicious food served on a tier stand.

5) Night belongs to the geeks

As the sun set, a saber lights up. The Saber Authority is the ONLY place in Singapore where you can duel your friends with sabers and learn the fine art of swordsmanship. The Saber Authority teaches authentic South-East Asia martial arts using a lightsaber! In the 1 hour lesson, you will get to swing a lightsaber and learn the basics of the martial art, finally ending the lesson with an adrenaline filled 1 on 1 duel. Geeking out has never been cooler.

6) End your day with an relaxing spa.

As your day comes to an end, why not have an relaxing soak? Yunomori Onsen and Spa is the first spa in South-East Asia to combine an Japanese hot spring with traditional Thai massages. Onsen baths are said to be able to relieve muscular tension, improve blood circulation and skin health. Combine with a full body Thai massage before or after the osen to help relax the muscles.

Get the most out of your weekend and let us help you enjoy all these activities in a single day! Book a vehicle from us and travel to all these activities with ease. Book one of our selected vehicle and enjoy a special discount off your daily rental! So what are you waiting for? Book your vehicle now and enjoy your fun-filled weekend!

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Splash-tacular Water Park From Across The Causeway

Splash-tacular Water Park From Across The Causeway

Are you bored of the local water park? Do you yawn at the mention of Adventure Cove and Wild Wild Wet? Worry not! We are here to show you some water parks located just across the causeway that will sure to bring waves of excitement back into your life.

1) TS Wonderland Water Park

TS Wonderland Water Park is a fully equipped indoor water park. Opened in 2016, it offers all the fun of a traditional water park, but away from sun and heat! If you aren't a water person, they offer a giant ball pit as well. So no matter wet or dry, it a guarantee fun time for the whole family!

2) Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park

Time to throw those memories of traditional theme parks out the window and make a trip to visit Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park. A combination of a water park filled with water slides for the family, an adventure park for the thrill seekers and a sports park for the adrenaline junkie, there is something to do for everyone!

3) Wet World Batu Pahat Water Park

Wet World Batu Pahat Water Park is built around the local famous Merdeka Lake. The waterpark spreads over a 44-acre landscaped park. Ride the wave on a floatable in the Wave Pool, race down the twist and turn of the water slides. This a splashy fun time for the whole family.

4) Tiram Indoor Water Park

Ever dreamt of being a pirate on top of a pirate ship? Or a mermaid swimming with the fishes under the sea? Now you can make your dream come true at Tiram Indoor Water Park! The 26,000 sq. ft indoor underwater theme pool will make you forget all the trouble of the land.

5) LEGOLAND Water Park

Did you know that the nearby LEGOLAND actually have a water park? Be ready to slide, splash and build your way to fantastic fun at the LEGOLAND Water Park. Hit the surf at the LEGO wave pool, float along the lazy river, climb and slide down the most awesome tube slides and body slides. You and your family will have splash-tacular day!


So are you ready to have a splash? Rent a car from us this June Holiday and be on your way to these fantastic places. To make this even better, we are having a special promotion during this period as well! Check out our selection of promotion vehicles!


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Ulu Places You Can Only Reach By Driving

Ulu Places You Can Only Reach By Driving

Singapore is a city that is very well-connected by public transport, but did you know there are still quite a few places in Singapore that you can drive to in order to escape from the buzz of the city. We have narrowed down some of these places for you.

1) The Animal Resort

Do you love cute animals but don't want to go to the zoo? The Animal Resort is perfect for you! You can visit this miniature zoo without spending a dime other than your fuel. From rabbit to free roaming ducks & chicken. You'll get to go up close and personal to these cute animals.


2) D'Kranji Farm Resort

If you're sick of the city life, why not plan a trip to D'Kranji Farm Resort. They offer the feeling of living in a countryside (which is extremely rare to get in Singapore) by giving you and your family the chance to do some farming, tour the farms and even picked your own fruits. Mom & Dads can also relax in the spa to just relax & enjoy being surrounded by nature.


3) Bukit Timah Saddle Club

Ever fancy about riding a horse or a pony? Now you can do it at the Bukit Timah Saddle Club. You can take part in trail rides with the horses or take a short introductory horse riding course. Kids will also get a chance to experience the fun and excitement of riding a pony.


4) Hay Dairies Goat Farm

Did you know Singapore actually has a goat farm? Located at Lim Chu Kang, Hay Dairies Goat Farm is the only goat farm in Singapore. Walk around the farm and observe the goats as they lazed around in their barns, view the goat milking session in the morning and you can even get to feed the goat yourself!


5) Buangkok Kampong

Ever wonder how it is like to be in one of those Kampong that your parents always told you about when you were young? Now, you can experience the life in a kampong at the Lorong Buangkok Kampong. As one of the last surviving kampong in Singapore, you can get to enjoy the nostalgia of the Kampong days from your parent's time.


All these places has something in common and it is that they are extremely 'ulu' and it's a pain to get to unless you have a car. So why not rent a car for us bring your family to enjoy visiting these places? To assist you with it, we are currently having a June Holiday promotion. Book one of our selected cars and you can get up to $25 off your rental! Seize this chance, book a cart and visit the 'ulu' side of Singapore.


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Celebrate Mother's Day at these places

Celebrate Mother's Day at these places

Mother's day is just around the corner. Why not use this opportunity to bring your mother for a nice day out to thank her for everything that she had done for you and your family. Here are a few suggestion on where you can bring your mother to enjoy the weekends.


1) Yunomori Onsen and Spa

Yunomori Onsen and Spa is the first spa in South-East Asia to combine an Japanese hot spring with traditional Thai massages. Onsen baths are said to be able to relieve muscular tension, improve blood circulation and skin health. Combining it with a full body Thai massage before or after the osen to help relax the muscles.

2) St Gregory Spa at PARKROYAL on Beach Road

St Gregory Spa at PARKROYAL on Beach Road offers traditional Chinese Tui Na massage. Tui Na is a massage combining the techniques of deep tissues massage and acupressure, the simulating of pressure points in the body. Tui Na can help to relive tension and muscle ache while supposedly increasing the flow of positive energy in your body.


1) Taste of Thailand

If you looking for delicious and affordable Thai food to treat your dear mother, then Taste of Thailand located at Yishun Ave 5  is a great place to go to.  Serving their special Thai-style Deep-Fried Grouper, Pineapple Fried Rice and Tom Yam soup. This will be a meal you won't soon forget.

2) Arteastiq

Having an afternoon tea at Arteastiq, located in the heart of Orchard Road, is a great way to relieve fatigue after a long day. Enjoy a nice cup of refreshing ice tea while eating delicious food served on a tier stand.

Why not rent a car from us and travel to these places in comfort with your mum? Drive.SG is now having a Mother's Day Promotion. Rent a vehicle from us for 3 days over the Mother's Day weekend and get $15 off your rental! Simply use the code MOTHER17 during checkout to enjoy this fabulous discount.

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