As February 1 - the Year of the Tiger - approaches, many Singaporean residents will be making plans to celebrate Chinese New Year overseas.
The first two days of February are national holidays in Singapore, presenting an opportunity to enjoy some time away - especially if you can swing one or two extra days off to benefit from the weekend before or after. For example, if you can book 31st January off, you'll have five days to travel. If you take off the 31st, 3rd and 4th, you'll have nine whole days to play with!
For many thousands of people with family in Malaysia, either travelling north over Woodlands Causeway or flying into Kuala Lumpur will be the main objective.
But of course, where once you could skip over to Johor Bahru or take a budget flight into KL, Covid-19 has made reaching Malaysia more challenging today.
The Vaccinated travel lane (VTL) between Singapore and Malaysia has presented a lifeline for permanent Long Term Pass holders and Singapore residents with connections to Malaysia.
Indeed, when Singapore-Malaysia VTL bus tickets covering the first six days of February went on sale, they sold out within hours - all 6,480 of them.
But to give you the best chance of having a smooth, trouble-free overseas trip for Chinese New Year, we've put together a few helpful tips