Grab your bags and get the kids ready - while you may not be able to quench your wanderlust and travel out of Singapore for a family vacation any time soon, why not indulge yourself in the next best option at Changi Airport and Jewel?

Imagine cruising down Airport Boulevard and marvelling as the gleaming exterior of Jewel comes into view, taking airport selfies in skytrains, having a hearty meal of international flavours, or simply strolling within the wide expanse of the airport terminals – it’ll feel just like the beginning of yet another adventure. 

While you are here, let us help you rediscover things to do at Changi Airport and Jewel that you may not have tried before. From endless shopping and dining options, fun family activities, to tips on stretching your dollar (hint: GST savings and free parking!), this is the one guide you will want to read for your upcoming weekend getaway (in the airport).  

 

EAT - A taste of Japan

Dining out with loved ones is one of the uncontested national pastimes of Singaporeans, so take this chance to also take your taste buds on a holiday in Changi Airport and Jewel, with our wide selection of delectable international dining options. 

Japan is consistently one of the top holiday destinations for Singaporeans. From ramen joints to quaint izakayas, one thing that Singaporeans absolutely love about Japan, is their amazing food culture.  

Gochi-So Shokudo

A bowl of rice topped with charcoal grill Iberico pork belly and onsen egg

Craving for a bowl of piping hot Iberico Pork Don? Image credit: Gochi-So Shokudo Facebook

Indulge in top quality Iberico Pork imported from Spain in Gochi-So Shokudo. Carefully grilled over charcoal fire, the premium pork has a gentle char-grilled flavour that brings out the natural taste of the ingredients. The best part? Besides the use of quality pork, Gochi-So Shokudo is also known for their affordability; you can enjoy their Iberico Pork Belly Don, one of the best value-for-money options, at only S$10+!

Location: Jewel Changi Airport, #B1-288 
Opening Hours: Opens daily from 10:00am to 10:00pm

Japan Gourmet Hall SORA

Reminisce in the wonderful days of indulging in Japanese cuisine at Japan Gourmet Hall SORA, a dining collective in Terminal 1 that brings together crowd pleasers from three renowned Japanese names – Yatai Ramen Ikkousha, Yoshimi, and Maze Don Megumi Maru. Be sure to give their freshly-cooked creamy tonkotsu ramen or their hearty katsu curry rice a try.

Location: Terminal 1, Level 3 
Opening Hours: Opens daily from 10:30am to 9:30pm

JW360°

JW360°, or Japan Way Three Sixty, positions itself as a unique 3-in-1 multi concept food destination that combines a coffeehouse serving seasonal desserts and drinks, a specialty retail store that imports Japanese food including first-in-Singapore offerings, as well as a restaurant that serves up authentic Japanese dishes. You’ll definitely be spoilt for choice!

Location: Jewel Changi Airport, #01-223/224/225 
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday – 10:00am to 10:00pm, Friday to Sunday, Eve of Public Holiday and Public Holiday – 8:00am to 11:00pm

EAT - A Korean Escapade

Can’t get enough of all things Korean after binge-ing on so many Korean dramas, like Hi Bye Mama, The King: Eternal Monarch or Mystic Pop-up Bar during the Circuit Breaker period? Bask in a world of Korea and imagine yourselves as the leads of these dramas in these ‘Seoul good’ restaurants.

Pizzamaru

Freshly baked pizza from Pizzamaru

Pizzamaru uses special black rice wellbeing dough to give it a crispier texture and to hold the generous toppings in each pizza. Image credit: Pizzamaru Facebook

Pizzamaru is the world’s largest Korean pizza chain, with more than 650 stores across the world. Known for their wide selection of fusion pizzas, Pizzamaru gives an interesting spin to the classic Italian fare with their “wellbeing” dough, such as green tea or black rice dough. If you’re looking to feast on a guilt-free pizza, look no further!

Location: Jewel Changi Airport, #04-222 
Opening Hours: Opens daily from 10:00am to 10:00pm

dal.komm Coffee

When you need a break from all the shopping, chill out over an aromatic cup of coffee at dal.komm coffee. Brewing their beverages with the finest beans, dal.komm coffee’s is dedicated to creating a relaxing sensory experience for their patrons through curated music and coffee. dal.komm also serves savoury dishes including the Croque Monsieur – a thick toast with turkey ham, American cheese and mozzarella cheese, as well as the Gorgonzola Pizza – a thin crust pizza for cheese fanatics. 

Location: Jewel Changi Airport, #B1-276 
Opening Hours: Opens daily from 10:00am to 10:00pm

EAT - A South East Asian Adventure

Closer to home, South East Asian cuisines place an emphasis on spices and herbs, thanks to the varied influences it receives in its position of a culinary crossroad. Offering many familiar flavours that we absolutely crave for during our weekend getaways, indulge in your #throwback moments to neighbouring countries, right here in Changi Airport and Jewel. 

Saap Saap Thai

Have a taste of your all-time favourite Thai cuisine at Saap Saap Thai, a Halal-certified restaurant. Using only fresh ingredients, as well as spices imported directly from Thailand, Saap Saap Thai aims to bring across the authentic elements of Thai cuisine – sweet, sour and spicy. Look out for their signature beef or chicken Thai boat noodles, made with aromatic broth and slices of meat cooked to perfection.

Location: Terminal 3, Basement 2 
Opening Hours: Opens daily from 11:00am to 9:00pm

So Pho

What’s Vietnamese food without a steaming bowl of Pho? Prepared with herbs, fresh vegetables, slippery rice noodles and flavourful broth, So Pho serves the soupy Vietnamese classic in a cozy setting. If you’re in the mood for sharing, experience the Vietnamese way of savouring and sharing street food favourites like Summer Rolls, Banh Xeo and Banh Mi. 

Location: Jewel Changi Airport, #B1-248 
Opening Hours: Opens daily from 10:00am to 10:00pm

Click here to discover a world of dining options in Changi Airport and Jewel.

PLAY

Known to be a destination in itself, Changi Airport has been a popular place for families to unwind over the weekend, thanks to the array of activities available and wide expanse to run and play, all within the comfort of an air-conditioned space. 

Here are some places for your young ones (and the young-at-heart) to play to their hearts’ content.

Canopy Park

Immerse yourselves in the myriad of play attractions within Jewel’s Canopy park - bounce among the clouds, stroll through nature amidst varieties of trees and plants in a garden setting, or feel the adrenaline as you whizz down sculptural slides. There’s something for everyone in the family to enjoy in the Canopy Park. 

Mirror Maze

A lady navigating through the Mirror Maze at Canopy Park

Get ready for a special surprise when you reach the final chamber

Jump into the rabbit hole and get lost in the colourful surreal world of the Mirror Maze, featuring endless corridors lined with mirrors amidst lush foliage and greenery - hold on to your little runners so they don’t get lost, or bump into the hundreds of reflections of themselves!

Foggy Bowls

Chasing swirls of mist that evokes a fantastical ambiance, let your little ones’ imagination take flight as they dance amidst the clouds at the Foggy Bowls. With plenty of space to frolic around, be ready to capture many wonderous moments on your family day out! 

Manulife Sky Nets

Two people walking on the bouncing nets

Keep your eyes open to catch a glimpse of the tiny people who are 25-metres down below

Step up to the challenge at the Walking Nets, where every step is a thrilling test of courage. Stretched across a five-storey high void, experience walking across the Walking Nets' taut web, suspended 25 metres above ground! 

For an adventure in the skies, take a leap of faith at the Bouncing Nets and bounce weightlessly across the 250-metre springy giant net! At its summit 8 metres above the Canopy Park, you'll feel like you can almost touch the sky.

Changi Experience Studio

A family having fun playing the airport trolleys digital game at the Changi Experience Studio

Go behind the sccenes to ‘run’ the airport!

Learn about the history of Changi Airport, and get in on the behind-the-scene secrets of how the airport operates through the interactive set of digital experiences and activities at the Changi Experience Studio. 

Some activities include the Arena, which will give you a sneak peek of the work that goes behind managing an airport via a series of engaging games. You can put on the hat of an aviation screening officer to screen and spot prohibited items, or collect and return airport trolleys like a pro!

Not to worry, if you can’t cover all that Changi Experience Studio and Canopy Park have to offer within one day. From now until 10 August 2020, purchase either a Bundle Package 2 or Bundle Package 4 online to enjoy limited entry to the attraction for 3 months! Click here to find out more. 

SHOP

Now that retail shops are finally reopening, it’s time to pamper yourself with some retail therapy. Here’re three brands that might not be on your radar but are worth a visit. 

In Good Company + Birds of Paradise

Interior of In Good Company at Jewel

In Good Company also offers mini versions of clothing for kids 3-8 years old. Image credit: In Good Company Facebook

One of Singapore’s most successful homegrown labels, IN GOOD COMPANY offers stylish and timeless ready-to-wear wardrobe essentials – made to last beyond seasonal fads.  
 
While you are preoccupied with your shopping escapades, occupy the little ones with a decadent variety of botanical gelato flavours by Birds of Paradise and be spoilt for choice with the popular White Chrysanthemum or Lychee Raspberry, or stick to the classic but equally delicious Hazelnut flavour!

Location: Jewel Changi Airport, #01-214/215/216 
Opening Hours: Opens daily from 10:00am to 10:00pm

Tokyu Hands

Discover new ways you can live a creative lifestyle at Tokyu Hands, a Japanese emporium where you can find an endless selection of quality home products such as face masks and sanitizers, adorable stationeries and knick knacks, fitness items like resistance bands or even intricate handmade bonsai replicas. This massive double-storey outlet is not to be missed!

Location: Jewel Changi Airport, #02-203 
Opening Hours: Opens daily from 10:00am to 10:00pm

8 by Bottles and Bottles

After an exhausting yet fulfilling day, end your evening with a nice tall glass of wine. From rosé to reds, pick your comfort drink at 8 by Bottles and Bottles, which boasts a wide variety of wine selection guaranteed to satisfy the connoisseurs. 

Location: Terminal 3, Basement 2 
Opening Hours: Opens daily from 10:00am to 10:00pm

BONUS: Love the savings!

Now that you have an entire day planned out for your family’s getaway to Changi Airport and Jewel, fall in love with these deals that are sure to make that trip even sweeter! 

Deals at Changi Airport

  • Changi Rewards members get to enjoy 7+7% savings from now till 19 July (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) when you shop at Changi Airport Terminals 1 and 3 – check out the Mastercard exclusive promotion and see how you can receive an additional $5 e-vouchers with a minimum spend of $70! 

  • Enjoy 1 hour free parking when you spend a minimum of $10 in participating retails and F&B outlets in Changi Airport Terminals 1 and 3.

Deals at Jewel Changi Airport

From now till 26 July (Friday, Saturday and Sunday):

  • Save on 7% GST at over 100 participating retail stores and receive a $10 Jewel voucher with a minimum spend of S$80 in a single receipt). 

  • Bonus: Redeem a $5 Grab voucher or 2-hour Jewel carpark (B3 – B5) coupon, if the receipt is from a B1 retail store. 

 

Your health is our utmost priority. These are the measures we've put in place so you can shop and dine at ease. We look forward to seeing you at Changi Airport and Jewel soon!

 

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