Passengers and visitors to Changi Airport in
Singapore can now enjoy racing activities at the Changi GP
Festival and double savings with the launch of “Save 2X 7% GST on
Shopping”, a promotion offering savings equivalent to twice the
GST amount at participating retail outlets.
Changi, which is frequently voted as the best
airport in the world, has also improved its transportation links with the introduction of two new free shuttle
bus services between Changi Airport and Ang Mo Kio and Sengkang
MRT stations on weekends and public holidays.
Changi GP Festival
Until the end of the month, passengers can enjoy a good dose of racing action at the
Departure Transit Malls of Terminals 1, 2 and 3, while airport
visitors in the public area can check out the activities at T3’s Departure
Hall. Airport visitors need to make any purchase at the airport
and produce the receipt to take part in activities.
At the ‘Beat The Clock
Challenge’, racers compete for the best timings with
remote-controlled racing cars for six spots in the Grand Finals
on 25 September. Then, the top racers will compete to win
attractive prizes such as a limited-edition Oris watch and a
Lenovo Netbook. In addition, there will be racing consoles and,
for younger visitors, battery-operated cars to try out.
With a flash of their boarding
passes, passengers at the Departure Transit Malls of T1, T2 and
T3 can have a go at various activities such as racing consoles,
remote-controlled racing cars and participate in the ‘Beat The
Clock Challenge’2. In ’Beat The Clock’, challengers race their
cars and compete to better a pre-determined time to win limited edition prizes.
The Changi GP Festival runs from 3 to 30
Save 2X 7% GST on
Until 31 October 2010,
shopping at Changi Airport means even more savings with the
“Save 2X 7% GST on Shopping” promotion. Since May 2010, more than
40 retail outlets across Changi’s terminals, representing about
90% of retail outlets in the public areas, have been absorbing
the 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST) on purchases made at their
stores. With “Save 2X 7% GST on Shopping”, visitors who shop at
these outlets enjoy an additional 7% savings on their
purchases. Participating outlets include Watsons, Swatch,
Samsonite, Eu Yan Sang and SK Jewellery. The full list of
participating outlets is in the Annex.
Free Shuttle Bus
Services to Ang Mo Kio and Sengkang
From Saturday, 4 September
2010, new shuttle bus services will begin operating from Ang Mo
Kio and Sengkang MRT stations to Changi Airport’s Terminal 3,
offering a convenient transport option. The free shuttle
services will run at one-hour intervals on weekends and public
holidays, from 11.30am to 9.30pm. Buses will depart from the two
MRT stations for Changi Airport at half past the hour, and leave
Changi T3 on the hour.
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