WATCH: 5 Things to do in Singapore

2016-06-14 18:00
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Cape Town - Are you heading to Singapore soon? Whether you're on a connecting flight through this small island city-state, or making it your destination of choice, it's certainly one of the most culture-rich places on Earth. 

One of the sights in the Lion City is actually its airport. Singapore Changi Airport serves as a vital connection as it is one of the largest transportation hubs in Southeast Asia. 
But apart from its geographic importance, it's also one of the world's best airports. Air travel rating platform Skytrax says the airport takes pride in surprising and delighting travellers who pass through. 

If you're not keen on sampling all the retail outlets, you can find peace in the six sensory-rich nature trails inside the terminals. These include one filled with butterflies, another with fragrant flowers and another drenched in light, among others.

But, since South African travellers get to enter Singapore without a visa, it would be criminal to stay within the airport's borders on your layover. 

Rather slam back a shot of espresso and head out if you're on a connecting flight through Singapore. Check out these Top 5 Things to see, do and eat on your short stay: 5 Things to do on a quick visit to Singapore

Also, did you know that South African passengers flying with Singapore Airlines or SilkAir via Changi Airport, automatically qualify to get two S$20 (approximately R220) Changi Dollar Vouchers (CDV) during their transit. 

The rewards system is part of a joint venture between Singapore Airlines and the Changi Airport Group. 

If you're not convinced to head to Singapore yet, check out these incredible pics: 

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