The Straits Times
Published on Feb 23, 2013

Airports the focus of novel new holiday package


United States-based travel website now gives you the chance to explore four of the world's best airports. No, that is not a typo, and the itinerary includes Singapore's very own Changi Airport.

The two-day, US$1,849 (S$2,289) airport package starts off at Hong Kong International Airport, followed by Taiwan Taoyuan Airport. Travellers then fly to Changi Airport, where they will get the chance to explore it and spend the night at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Hotel. The next day, they fly off to Incheon International Airport in Seoul.

Travellers are given at least four hours at each airport to explore on their own before flying to the next destination. Airport activities include watching a 4-D movie at Hong Kong International Airport, taking a ride down the world's tallest slide at Changi Airport, exploring Hello Kitty Dream World in Taiwan Taoyuan Airport, and visiting an interactive cultural museum at Incheon International Airport in Seoul.

The package ( is the brainchild of Swiss travel blogger Tom Merkli, in conjunction with The travel website specialises in offbeat travel packages and tailored itineraries by popular travel bloggers.