A Day in Transit at Changi Airport

Duty-free shopping
Duty-free shopping

There are many things to do at Changi Airport when you are in transit. Most of the time, we just rush through the transit halls without doing much exploring.

I had the luxury to linger around in the departure halls last Friday, thanks to a special invitation by the Changi Airport team to experience #ADayinTransit at Changi Airport.

At a glance, Changi Airport is connected to more than 280 cities in the world, serving more than 100 airlines. Today, it is still the world’s most awarded airport with over 450 awards, despite fierce competition from many newer airports globally. Highlights which you can experience in the airport include:

  • 5 Themed Gardens
  • More than 1,000 butterflies in the Butterfly Garden at Terminal 3
  • More than 800 charging points for charging of mobile devices
  • 10,000 baggage trolleys available for passengers, free of charge
  • 350 retail and service and over 120 food and beverage outlets
  • 550 free internet kiosks across the three terminals and free airport-wide Wi-Fi
  • Two Movie Theatres at Terminals 2 and 3 where passengers can catch free movies

I will let the pictures do the talking:

Do you know there are Wellness Spa centres in the transit halls? Indulge in a massage session or spa therapy if you have the time
Do you know there are Wellness Spa centres in the transit halls? Indulge in a massage session or spa therapy 
The place to get local fares like Char Kway Teow, Laksa and Chicken Rice to satisfy your food craving
The place to get local fares like Char Kway Teow, Laksa and Chicken Rice to satisfy your food craving
The food centre is open 24 hours
The food centre is open 24 hours
Orchid Cafe
Orchid Cafe
M&M store
M&M store
Me with a blue M&M
Me with a blue M&M
Free foot massages with the OSIM foot massagers
Free foot massages with the OSIM foot massagers
Movie theatre at T2. Seats 20. They were screening Cloudy with a Chance of Meatball and Fantastic Four when I was there
Movie theatre at T2. Seats 20. They were screening Cloudy with a Chance of Meatball and Fantastic Four when I was there
The other movie theatre at T3
The other movie theatre at T3
I didn't know about this until I did this tour. There is free LAN gaming!
I didn’t know about this until I did this tour. There is free LAN gaming!
Peranakan Museum installation
Peranakan Museum installation
Aerial view of the Koi Pond
Aerial view of the Koi Pond
Koi Pond from the ground floor
Koi Pond from the ground floor
Another garden
Another garden
Me at the Enchanted Garden
Me at the Enchanted Garden
Aerial view of the Butterfly Garden at T3
Aerial view of the Butterfly Garden at T3
Yellow butterflies
Yellow butterflies
Black butterflies
Black butterflies
Enjoying nectar
Enjoying nectar
Free internet stations
Free internet stations
Children's Play Area with art and craft station
Children’s Play Area with art and craft station
Aerial view of the Xperience Zone at T2
Aerial view of the Xperience Zone at T2
Xperience Zone from the ground floor
Xperience Zone from the ground floor
Free Internet voice chat stations
Free Internet voice chat stations
Do you know you can send free e-postcards to your family and loved ones at the transit hall?
Do you know you can send free e-postcards to your family and loved ones at the transit hall?

 

Me working on a e-postcard
Me working on a e-postcard
Watch TV
Watch TV
Be A Changi Millionaire game station - one lucky Changi shopper gets to win S$1 million in cash every year!
Be A Changi Millionaire game station – one lucky Changi shopper gets to win S$1 million in cash every year!
Bloomberg workstations
Bloomberg workstations
Watch planes go by
Watch planes go by
O'Leary Sports Bar
O’Leary Sports Bar at T2
There's a Hard Rock Cafe at T2
There’s a Hard Rock Cafe at T2
Harrods store - a little London in Singapore
Harrods store – a little London in Singapore
I bought this for Asher at one of the toy store. Made him very happy.
I bought this for Asher at one of the toy store. Made him very happy.
Do you know you can pre-order your airport shopping online at iShop Changi and collect them in transit?
Do you know you can pre-order your airport shopping online at iShop Changi and collect them in transit?

More information about Changi Airport is available via their official website. Hopefully, this post inspired to do a little more exploring next time you are in Transit at Changi Airport. Who know, maybe you just be the next Changi Millionaire! 🙂

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