Changi Airport is best in Asia

Like a scheduled plane arrival at the runway, Changi Airport once again won the continent’s best airport at the World Travel Awards. It will move on to compete for global domination in December.

While clinching the best airport in the world in the world has become routine, there is an astonishing amount of things that even frequent flyers don’t know about the airport.

We dig up the little gems that make Changi Airport the best in the world.

1. Self check-ins

Beat the queue with technology.

2. Bowl of mints at the immigration counter

It’s always a sweet start at Changi Airport, and you find these Changi-branded sweets at immigration and information counters.



3. Bean bag chairs

Nothing like sinking into bean bags after all that last minute packing.

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4. Xbox stations

Kill some time and zombies on the Xbox stations at Terminal two.

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5. Free charging

There are plenty of places to charge your gadgets all around. The stations cater to handphone models of all sorts.

6. Swimming pool

Enjoy some me-time by the poolside.

7. Gardens galore

There are six gardens in the airport — including Terminal 2’s Sunflower Garden and Terminal Three’s Butterfly Garden.

8. Transit hotel

Check into the Ambassador Hotel if you really need uninterrupted sleep during transit.

9. World’s tallest slide

Spend $10 in a receipt to go down the 12 metre slide at Terminal 3.

10. Good food everywhere

From Toast Box to Guylian Belgium Chocolate Café, there are food options for every budget at Changi Airport.



11. Watch a free movie

Movie theatres are found in Terminal 2 and 3.

12. Social Tree

Located at Terminal 1, the interactive installation allows passengers to take pictures and videos of themselves and upload them onto the Social Tree.

13. Canopy Playground

Unfortunately, the forest-themed indoor playground has a height restriction of 1.48m. Sorry adults.

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14.  MTV booth

A couch + good music, sounds like one comfy transit.

15. Aviation galleries

For the aviation enthusiasts, check out Terminal 2 and 3’s hands -on interactive displays and galleries.

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16. Beautiful greenery

Indoors or outdoors, Singapore prides itself in being a Garden City.

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17. Interactive art

Use woodblocks to make your own art at the Wood Block Rubbing Station found at Terminals 1,2 and 3.

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18. Foot massage

Pamper yourself with the OSIM massage chairs galore.

19. Art displays

There is hardly a dull art display at Changi Airport.

20. Duty Free Shop that come with a bar

There are too many amazing facilities at Changi Airport — it’s a mini-holiday on its own.

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With reference from  Channel NewsAsia