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User currently offlinebps3458 From Australia, joined Oct 2006, 565 posts, RR: 1
Posted (2 years 1 month ago) and read 3545 times:

Hi all,

Have another trip to Europe coming up in September and both ways have just about 4 hours transit in Singapore. Have been through Changi a few times so am looking for suggestions how to spend the hours. Went swimming and relaxed by the pool last time. Am flying business class so can always go lounge hopping but am looking for other thrills. Let me have your input.

Cheers from Brisbane,

Peter

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User currently offlineWROORD From United States of America, joined Mar 2009, 956 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3523 times:

If I remember correctly, if you have 4 or more hours you can take advantage of the free tour of Singapore. Otherwise a good book, plane spotting or coffee by the piano.

User currently offlinebps3458 From Australia, joined Oct 2006, 565 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (2 years 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 3514 times:

Quoting WROORD (Reply 1):
if you have 4 or more hours you can take advantage of the free tour of Singapore.

Been in Singapore too many time. Am looking for something new and exciting to do in the airport. Does Changi actually have an observation deck ? I found the view from the pool area to be very average.

Cheers from Brisbane,

Peter


User currently offlineQuokkas From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (2 years 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 3477 times:

Have you checked out The Changi Aviation Gallery?

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From the viewing gallery, one can also observe aircraft on the airport tarmac and find out more about Changi Airport.


User currently offlinebps3458 From Australia, joined Oct 2006, 565 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (2 years 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3460 times:

Hi Quokkas,

Sounds interesting. Will give it a go.

Cheers from Brisbane,

Peter


User currently offlineInitious From Singapore, joined Dec 2008, 1063 posts, RR: 15
Reply 5, posted (2 years 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3440 times:

Quoting bps3458 (Reply 2):
Does Changi actually have an observation deck ?

Yes, SIN does have an observation deck @ T1. You can get views like this -


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User currently offlinebps3458 From Australia, joined Oct 2006, 565 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (2 years 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 3399 times:

Quoting Initious (Reply 5):
Yes, SIN does have an observation deck @ T1. You can get views like this -

Hi Daniel,

thanks for your post and great choice of pictures as I will actually be on AY 82 to HEL on the 13th coming back on AY 81 on the 22nd.

Cheers from Brisbane,

Peter


User currently offlineNorthstarBoy From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1832 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (2 years 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3377 times:
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Check out Harry's Bar on the roof of T-1. I don't remember if it's accessed before or after security, but it's a great spot to sit outside and have a coke and a smoke.


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User currently offlineInitious From Singapore, joined Dec 2008, 1063 posts, RR: 15
Reply 8, posted (2 years 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 3344 times:

Quoting NorthstarBoy (Reply 7):
Check out Harry's Bar on the roof of T-1. I don't remember if it's accessed before or after security, but it's a great spot to sit outside and have a coke and a smoke.

That place is after security. For landside, the best place to go is still the viewing mall. Airside wise, T1 offers lots of wonderful views!



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