Questions tagged [sin]

Singapore Changi Airport, the main airport in Singapore.

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Access to Star Alliance Gold lounges at Singapore with children

I will soon be traveling through Singapore Changi Airport with family. As a Singapore Airlines Krisflyer Gold member, I'm entitled to bring one (1) guest traveling on Star Alliance flights to any ...
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Can I visit the Jewel mall after checking in my luggage at Changi?

Jewel is the recently opened development project created close to the Changi airport in Singapore. The last time I visited Jewel was to see the waterfall and I didn't have a flight out of Singapore ...
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Singapore Changi Airport: Is Terminal 4 connected Airside to other terminals

I am boarding a flight from Terminal 4 at Changi airport, where my friend is boarding flight from Terminal 2. Is Terminal 4 is connected airside to other terminals, so that I can meet my friend after ...
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Can I pay by card at the staff canteens in Changi airport?

At the beginning of my previous trip I asked a question looking for hawker stalls near Changi airport which attracted an amazing answer about staff canteens that anyone can eat at. That info came in ...
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Do I need to go through customs, immigration and security for a connection in Singapore?

I have flights from Manila to Singapore and from Singapore to Bangkok, both on a different airline and ticket. Both flights will be in Terminal 1 and have a 5-hour gap in between. Do I still need to ...
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Online check in before the time allowed

I will be flying on Lufthansa and the policy is check-in opens 23 hours prior to the flight. However, I went to familiarise myself with the procedure and found that I could access and do online check-...
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Can a connection in Singapore airport be too long?

I am looking currently at flights from Darwin, Australia (DRW) to Tel Aviv, Israel (TLV). There are not many offerings on airline websites for routes between these airports. The itineraries I found ...
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Minimum Connecting time Changi Airport Singapore

Arriving in Singapore by Air India at 7:30 am at Terminal 2 and next flight is Air Asia at 10:10 am, is the connection time for 2:40 minutes sufficient,as will need to clear immigration at singapore ...
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Can I wait airside ~2.5h after arrival to meet a travel companion from another destination?

I am flying from Düsseldorf to Singapore where I am meeting my traveling companion coming from Christchurch, arriving about 2 1/2 hours after me. My Question: Can I wait airside for my girlfriend to ...
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Can I bring cut orchids from Singapore to Australia?

Changi Airport has several shops that sell boxed cut orchids. Can I import these to Australia? Or will they be confiscated by Customs?
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Changi's Free Singapore Tour - Can you leave early?

Changi offers a free Singapore tour and I'm interested in partaking. However, I might also visit a friend for dinner before going back to the airport. Is it possible to defer from the itinerary of ...
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Can I check in early, including my bags, when flying British Airways from Singapore?

I'm flying into Singapore on a low-cost carrier and have 7 hours until my next flight on British Airways. Can I check in early and leave my bags? The official website says: Check-in counter ...
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Is it a problem to go through immigration 3 times in 2 weeks, for really short periods?

My wife and I are taking a few flights later this month that all go via Singapore, but with different carriers for each leg (all booked as separate return trips). Therefore, we have to collect baggage,...
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Is there a hawker stall selling local food in walking distance from Changi airport?

I have five hours between flights at Changi Airport and Scoot made me collect my bags between them, meaning I'm not airside. My favourite thing in Singapore is the cheap traditional food in the local ...
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Do I need to collect my luggage on a layover in Singapore? [closed]

I am flying from Bali to Mashhad. I bought the ticket from Qatar airways. My flight is: Bali → Singapore (operated by Indonesia Airways) Singapore → Doha (Qatar Airways) Doha → Mashhad (Qatar Airways)...
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Will my luggage transfer during an 18h layover in Changi?

I'm not sure if this is a duplicate question or not, but mine is specifically for Changi airport in Singapore. The airline is Singapore Airlines. My flight is from DPS->SIN (Flight 939) and will ...
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How much time to give myself to change airlines on Changi Airport with and without baggage?

I'm trying to book flights with multiple airlines to optimise the price, and I'm able to come up with a flight plan. There's a specific connection that I am quite nervous with. Leg 1 : 19:00 - 00:...
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Want to meet arriving passenger inside airport before immigration (SIN airport)

Is this possible? Buy a cheapest ticket or refundable ticket and enter T3 departure hall of Singapore airport, clear immigration and go to T3 arrival area and meet my wife even before she clears thru ...
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Give baggage to a friend in singapore international airport

I'm flying to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) via Singapore. I'm taking Tiger Air from Bangalore to Singapore and Air Asia from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur. I want to carry one bag (weighing 17kg) to give it ...
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What is the rationale of SMS verification in free wifi hotspots in airports?

I recently visited a few airports, although most of them had standard wifi which allowed access after a landing page, I have noticed that some free wifi providers (Shanghai Pudong, Singapore Changi) ...
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Does the route NRT - SIN fly through the East China Sea ADIZ China declared by China in November of 2013?

I mapped NRT-SIN on www.gcmap.com. I cannot quite tell if it crosses in to the new China East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone (ECS ADIZ). If the airline disregards the ECS ADIZ China ...
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Does Singapore Airlines offer any reward seats on their EWR-SIN route?

Singapore Airlines has an all-business class flight from EWR-SIN (Newark->Singapore), but I can't seem to find any reward Krisflyer flights for any dates.