Why is durian fruit illegal?
Durian. What is it? A large, smelly fruit that looks like jack fruit or a green porcupine. Why it’s illegal: The fruit smells so pungeantly bad that many public places, such as hotels and bus stations, prohibit people from carrying it.
Which fruit is not allowed in Singapore subways?
Durian Fruit – Banned from public!
Hotels, resorts, restaurants, subways, airports and taxis all commonly ban the fruit on their premises, so make sure you keep yours concealed when travelling around Singapore.
Is it illegal to open a durian fruit in Singapore?
Grown in many countries across tropical South East Asia, the spiky, stinky durian is an acquired taste. The fruit is loved and loathed in equal measure. Eating durian is banned in many outdoor spaces throughout Singapore and carrying it is prohibited on public transport because of its smell.
Is durian allowed in public transport?
3. Durians are banned from Singapore’s public buses and trains. Next to “No smoking”, “No eating or drinking” and “No flammable goods” signs in Singapore’s buses are the oddly specific signs of a crossed-out spikey icon that reads: No durians.
Does grab allow durians?
Durian lovers, rejoice because Grab understands our love for these pungent fruits and will be delivering 1,000 boxes of durians across 15 delivery vans scattered around the island.