Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 24 Apr 2014
Total posts 35
My sister planning to travel from Brisbane to Singapore in a few weeks with Singapore Airlines. Does anyone know the longest time she is able to stop over in the airport without collecting her bags?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 767
Officially it's 48 hours however some outstations don't know this rule and use 24 hours instead (Brisbane does so don't worry).
Member since 15 Sep 2016
Total posts 43
put you bags into short term storage at T1 or T3, depending on your airline - its super efficient and cost effective...
Member since 24 Oct 2010
Total posts 1,003
Bob: if your sister has a lengthy stopover at Singapore's Changi Airport she could also zip into the city (about 30 minutes by train or taxi) or even take advantage of the free city tour bus ride which the airport offers. There's also the Aerotel transit hotel at Terminal 1 where she doesn't even need to rent a room, she can pay for a 'pool and jacuzzi pass' from US$12 for one hour.
Member since 10 Jan 2012
Total posts 104
As others have said it's 48 hours, but how long is her layover? I have a 9h55m layover coming up and I've booked a hotel room in the city so I can nap, shower and chill out between flights (as well as get some fresh air, sunshine and hawker food)! I had booked the transit hotel, but as much as I love Changi, I didn't want to spend 10 hours there.
Member since 10 Nov 2011
Total posts 95
I've checked in in Sydney before and checked bags all the way to my final destination (say London or Mumbai) and stayed a night in Singapore with no problems. I'm not sure what the maximum length is though.
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