Last-minute Shopping at Changi Airport
Is your schedule too packed with meetings for you to get any shopping done while you are in Singapore? Do not fret. Changi Airport has more than 350 retail options from necessities to luxury goods, allowing you to make up for lost time.
Here are some shopping highlights to check out after checking in.
Wine & Spirits
If you love your whiskies, you are in for a treat. At the award-winning DFS Wines and Spirits Duplex at Terminal 2’s transit area, you can taste more than 100 whiskies by The Whiskey House, whose staff on-site can customise samples for you. The Duplex at T2 also houses seven liquor boutiques, including Glenfiddich, Glenlivet and Johnnie Walker, while more than 350 wines from top vintners in the world can be found at the Wine Reserve.
DFS Wines and Spirits’ Duplex at Terminal 3 features a Raffles Long Bar in collaboration with Singapore’s famed Raffles Hotel. Come here for a taste of the bar’s trademark cocktail, the renowned Singapore Sling.
Cosmetics and Perfumes
Looking to pamper yourself with beauty and skincare services before your flight? Head for Shilla Beauty Loft at the Terminal 3 Departure Transit Central, where four luxury brands– Chanel, Dior Beauty House, Luxury Skincare Bar by La Prairie and SK-II PITERA Lounge – have set up beauty stations offering fragrance and skincare consultations, and facial and skin treatments.
Meanwhile, its Terminal 1 Central store is an organic beauty zone, stocking brands such as L’Occitane, Jurlique and Origins, and its Terminal 2 Central store carries cutting-edge makeup brands such as NARS, Urban Decay and Tom Ford.
Singapore is known as one of the food capitals in the world, so be sure to pick up some edible souvenirs as tasty mementoes of your trip. Quintessential Singapore snacks can be bought at stores such as Fragrance Bak Kwa (T2 public area and T3 transit area) and Bee Cheng Hiang (T1 and T2 transit areas, and T3 public area), which sell barbecued meat; Bengawan Solo (T1 and T2 transit areas, and T3 public area), which offers traditional cakes and kueh (bite-sized snacks and desserts), and TWG Tea Boutique (transit area of all three terminals), a Singapore-based luxury tea label.
Changi Airport has a variety of stores offering an extensive range of tech products for gadget lovers. There is, for instance, iStudio at transit area at all three terminals)for Apple fans, who will find the brand’s latest products and accessories. Meanwhile, E-Gadget Mini (T2 public area) carries a variety of products such as cameras, phones and lifestyle electronics from brands such as Canon, GoPro and Philips. There are also standalone boutiques by tech giants Sony (T3 transit area) and Samsung (T3 transit area).
If luxury fashion, accessories and jewellery catch your fancy, Changi Airport is a shopping haven. It houses standalone boutiques of brands such as Bally (T1 transit area), Bottega Veneta (T2 and T3 transit area), Hugo Boss (T2 transit area), Shanghai Tang (T1 transit area), Gucci (transit area of all three terminals) and Marc Jacobs (T1 transit area).
For watch lovers, visit boutiques of Omega (T1 and T2 transit area) and Rolex (T3 transit area). Those looking for jewellery can check out Tiffany & Co (T2 and T3 transit area), Lee Hwa Diamond Boutique (T2 transit area) and Swarovski (transit area of all three terminals).
Discover more shopping options at Changi Airport with this directory.