With the March school break just around the corner, there’s no better time for your family and friends to take a well-deserved breather! There’s no need to hop on a plane – simply head over to Changi Airport for a relaxing time with Rilakkuma and friends, starting 4 March till 1 May 2023.
From carnival rides to exclusive premiums that you can purchase and IG-worthy photo spots, here are some things to check off your bucket list for a memorable time with Rilakkuma Holiday at Changi Airport!
1. Hop onto fun-filled rides at the Rilakkuma Carnival
This March, Terminal 3 is getting a Rilakkuma-glow-up! Get transported into the world of Rilakkuma when you step into the Departure Hall.
Fun fact: “Rilakkuma” means “Bear in relaxed mood”! Be dazzled by adorable character cut-outs featuring Rilakkuma and friends as you sit back and relax on classic rides like the Samba Balloon and Ferris Wheel (only for children weighing less than 30kg).
If an exhilarating time is more your cup of tea, take a quick spin on the Tea Cup ride or hop on the Swing Chair ride (only for children whose height is between 0.7m and 1.2m) located near Check-in Row 11.
Simply spend S$80 (S$100 for supermarket spending) in a single receipt at the public areas of Changi Airport Terminals 1 to 4 from 4 March 2023 and you will be eligible to redeem 5 free carnival credits for use at the Rilakkuma Carnival.
Pro-tip: Score up to 15 credits with the ongoing Spend & Redeem promotion for the T3 Underground Carnival, where you can redeem 5 free credits with a minimum spend of S$50 at the public areas of Changi Airport (S$80 for supermarkets or Jewel Changi Airport) plus 5 additional free credits when you pay with Mastercard or Changi Pay.
Carnival ride locations:
· Samba balloon – Terminal 3 Departure Hall, in front of Departure Immigration
· Ferris Wheel – Terminal 3 Departure Hall, in front of Departure Immigration
· Swing Chair – Terminal 3 Departure Hall, near Check-in Row 11
· Tea Cup – Terminal 3 Departure Hall, near Check-in Row 11
If you need more carnival credits to maximise the fun, you can purchase additional credits on the iChangi app, or at the carnival counters at T3 Departure Hall (in front of Departure Immigration and near Check-in Row 11).
2. Pose with your favourite Rilakkuma characters at unique photo spots
Snap away at the myriad of photo opportunities found across basement 2 of Terminal 3. From pop-up standees to optical illusions of Rilakkuma and friends, it’s time to put your creativity (or IG boyfriend) to the ultimate test.
We won’t spoil the fun of your photo adventure, but here’s a sneaky cheat sheet to give you a leg up above others:
· Rilakkuma and friends shopping (Optical illusion) – Terminal 3 Basement 2, near food kiosk
· Polaroid picture with Rilakkuma and friends – Terminal 3 Basement 2, beside Swensen's
· Day out with Rilakkuma and friends – Terminal 3 Basement 2, at ST3PS
· Rilakkuma and friends in winter wear – Terminal 3 Basement 2, near 4 Fingers
Psst, keep an eye out for more adorable photo spots at the carnival in front of Terminal 3 Departure Immigration featuring Rilakkuma and friends chilling over ice cream, scootering and more!
3. Take home exclusive Rilakkuma premiums of your choice
After spending a day of fun at the carnival and snapping photos with Rilakkuma and friends, head over to the redemption booth to get your hands on exclusive Rilakkuma merchandise.
Beyond the Rilakkuma Kids Reversible Bucket Hat (S$9.90) that is sure to come in handy for your next family outing, adults can look forward to Rilakkuma Travel Tumbler (S$11.90) and Tea Towel (S$3.90).
You’ll be able to purchase one Rilakkuma premium for every S$50 spent at the public areas of Changi Airport Terminals 1 to 4 (maximum of three premiums in a single receipt).
Pro-tip: Pay with Mastercard or Changi Pay to purchase one additional Rilakkuma premium per receipt (maximum of four premiums per receipt).
Redemption location: Terminal 3 Basement 2, area beside Swensen’s
Operating hours: Daily from 13 March to 1 May 2023, 12pm to 10pm
Receipts from 4 March 2023 will qualify for the redemption of premiums
4. Shop to your heart’s content at the Rilakkuma pop-up store
No trip to any carnival is complete without souvenirs to commemorate the day.
Rilakkuma fans can anticipate a wide selection of merchandise lined on shelves. The Rilakkuma pop-up store will be opening soon, so do drop by then to clock in some much-needed retail therapy!
Location: Terminal 3 Departure Hall, near the link bridge to Jewel Changi Airport
Enough said – head down to Changi Airport this March to experience a relaxing holiday with Rilakkuma and friends! Upcoming exciting activities are in the cards this June school holidays as well, so keep your eyes peeled on this space! Find out all about Rilakkuma Holiday at Changi Airport here on Changi Airport's website.
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