The Best Stopovers to Australia

If you’re planning a sensational trip across the globe then it’s vital to get your travel plans spot on. When contemplating a seriously long-haul flight, many people prefer to break up their journey. So if you’re heading Down Under, you’re probably wondering which destinations provide the best stopovers to Australia. The answer is simple. With its array of fantastic attractions, mind-blowing mix of astounding restaurants, bars, cultural experiences and beach resorts, when it comes to Australia stopover destinations, Singapore is hard to beat.

Imagine a city-state that captures the essence of a British colonial past and throws into the mix the best elements of Malay, Chinese and Indian cultures. Singapore has turned into a modern, hi-tech, world-class city full of incredible hotels, restaurants, bars, museums, galleries, cinemas and attractions for the whole family. With a range of options for every budget and everything you need for an ideal short-term break, Singapore has become one of the leading Australia layover destinations, and millions of long-haul travellers choose Singapore as their ideal stopover on their journey every year. While Singapore is a modern, thriving city, it is more tranquil and relaxing than many other stopover destinations to Australia and seamlessly blends authentic South-East Asian culture with twenty-first century style.

Singapore Airlines Stopover Offers

Not only is Singapore one of the very best stopovers to Australia, if you fly with Singapore Airlines you can also find an array of sensational Australia stopover deals. These Australia stop-over offers include discounts on leading hotels, top restaurants and a host of amazing museums, sites and leading tourist attractions. These stopover deals to Australia include:

Singapore Stopover Holidays: Enjoy the vibrant sights and sounds of Singapore with a Singapore Stopover Holiday! Inclusive of accommodation, return airport transfers and admission into major attractions (worth more than S$550), it’s a great way to explore the Garden City en-route to your final destination. Prices start from just £28.

Singapore Explorer Pass: The Singapore Explorer Pass is your one-point access to all the best attractions at special rates. Ideal for those choosing Singapore as their stopover en-route to Australia, the Explorer Pass includes one-time access to 23 attractions & benefits, over the duration of your purchased pass.

Southeast Asia Excursions: For those searching for stopover destinations UK to Australia then this offer is ideal for you. If you’re planning a Singapore stop over then from as little as £99 you can visit a host of other destinations to turn your stopover into a Southeast Asia tour!

Singapore Airlines Boarding Pass Privileges: Simply present your Singapore Airlines or SilkAir boarding pass within one month from your date of travel at the participating outlets to enjoy special privileges and discounts on hotel accommodation, shopping, dining, tourist attractions and transport services.

You can explore the full range of Australia layover offers from Singapore Airlines here.

Something for Everyone

There’s a reason the Garden City consistently remains one of the best stop overs to Australia – for Singapore is the small island that’s big on entertainment. Whether you’re seeking the very best family attractions in Singapore or sensational nightlife with a view, Singapore really does have something for everyone.

When it comes to accommodation, there’s a huge array of hotels to choose from – covering all budgets, from cheap backpacker hostels to some of the most opulently luxurious hotel suites in Asia, like the St Regis, the Swissôtel The Stamford and the Capella on Sentosa Island.

On the weather front, of all the Australia stopover options, Singapore boasts some of the best weather on offer. The chances are it’s going to be sunny and if you want to stretch your legs after a long flight there’s a stunning range of things to do, including flying kites at Marina Barrage, walking the Southern Ridges, getting soaked at Wild Wild Wet or doing some serious chilling at the Tanjong Beach Club.

Are you a gastronome? If you are, you’re in luck. Singapore has some of the world’s best dining rooms as well as a number of outstanding Singapore rooftop bars that offer sensational views of the city’s stunning skyline.

If you’re coming with the kids in tow, the best stopover to Australia isn’t complete without a visit to the city’s incredible museums such as the Trick Eye, the Live Turtle & Tortoise Museum and the remarkable Natural History Museum as well as Universal Studios, the Jurong Bird Park and Singapore Zoo.

Art, Architecture and Shopping

One of the visions of Singapore’s Prime Minister back in the 1960s was to develop the city as a place where the environment and urban development can sit together as a harmonious partnership and as you wander around you’ll be struck not only by the stunning architecture but also by the amount of greenery there is.

From municipal parks and green spaces to the incredible Gardens by the Bay development and the soon-to-be-unveiled Jewel Changi Airport, a 10-level biosphere housing an indoor ecosystem complete with thousands of trees, plants, flowers, ferns and shrubs as well as walking trails surrounding the world’s highest indoor waterfall at 40m, there’s green as far as the eye can see!

When it comes to shopping, if you’re seeking stopovers en-route to Australia where you can shop till you drop, then the Garden City is the place for you. Singapore boasts everything from luxurious super-malls to ultra-hip neighbourhood boutiques and vibrant street markets.  Indeed, Singapore boasts what it probably the most famous retail destination in all of Southeast Asia, Orchard Road, the gleaming 2.2km strip of grandiose shopping malls and amazing outlets.

For those seeking to explore Singapore’s art and culture, there are dozens of exceptional places to discover. The Garden City is known the world over as one of Southeast Asia’s most innovative and creative arts hubs and boasts some amazing art galleries, from the contemporary Galerie Bartoux to the Opera Gallery, which celebrates some of the world’s finest modernism and a range of other fascinating galleries. And as well as a wealth of galleries and museums, you can explore Singapore’s vibrant culture by simply taking a stroll.

Fly Singapore Airlines

You can’t fly direct from Europe to Australia but you can travel in style and make the most of your trip at the same time. When you fly with Singapore Airlines you’ll not only get great value but also exceptional service, facilities and outstanding customer service.

Combine this hassle-free travel with the choice of Singapore as your stopover en-route to Australia and you can take advantage of our Australia stopover deals to truly make the most of your layover.

Make sure you book your perfect stopover to Australia today.

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