LAST OPPORTUNITY TO ENJOY TAXES AND DUTIES ABSORBED OFFERINGS BY DFS, INCLUDING NEWLY ADDED BEERS AND THE PRESTIGE COLLECTION AT UP TO 70% SAVINGS, FLASH DEALS ON ISHOPCHANGIWINES.COM
DFS Group, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, toasts to 35 years of wonderful memories at Singapore Changi Airport as they make their exit from the Airport’s wines and spirits concession in less than 30 days, on June 8.
“As one of DFS’ most esteemed allies for the last 35 years, we thank Changi Airport Group for their ongoing support and partnership. We will continue to serve our customers with the same passion for excellence that has distinguished us at Changi Airport until our official exit in June 2020,” said Aymeric Lacroix, DFS Group Managing Director Asia South.
DFS Group’s Milestones and Achievements at Singapore Changi Airport Since winning the Liquor and Tobacco concession in 1985, DFS Wines and Spirits opened numerous stores across Singapore Changi Airport. They included stores in Terminal 1 (1985), Terminal 2 (1990), the first of its kind Duplex store at Terminal 3 including the iconic Raffles Long Bar (2015), the second Wines & Spirits Duplex store at Terminal 2 (2016) and the first ‘walkthrough’ retail concept store at Terminal 4 (2017).
For 35 years and over 300 thousand hours, DFS has been in operation at Changi Airport. Over three wonderful decades of memories and friendships later, it has become an iconic go-to stop for passengers leaving and arriving in Singapore, carrying more than 700 different wines and spirits brands, and selling more than 200 million bottles.
Setting a new bar of excellence for what was possible in an airport environment, DFS has introduced many innovative campaigns to connect to their traveling audience. Key award-winning campaigns include Masters of Wines and Spirits launched in 2012, The Craft Festival in 2018 and The Whisky Festival in 2019. These activations have brought experiential and interactive elements to engage all visitors at a new level at Changi Airport.
Memorable Highlights from 35 Years of Wines & Spirits On the social front, DFS Singapore Changi Airport launched a series of livestreaming videos together with ‘Friends of DFS Changi’. The organisations and artistes included, Mediacorp Artistes, Desmond Tan and Benjamin Tan, Mediacorp 987 DJ, Sonia Chew, FLY Entertainment Artiste, Irene Ang, FLY Entertainment Artiste and SONY Music Artist, Benjamin Kheng, Warner Music Artist, Nathan Hartono and Left Profile Artiste, Royce Lee and 8DAYS. The first-of-its-kind videos provided entertainment and special flash deals to over 30,000 views from four live streams during Singapore’s “Circuit Breaker” measures.
Continuing the social movement with #HawkersUnited2020 – Dabao 2020, a virtual community set up for businesses to advertise their stalls and products, DFS, Singapore Changi Airport released a video to rally support for local food hawkers. The video has garnered over 25,000 views and counting. Between May 1 and May 7, customers who spent S$250 on iShopChangiWines.com, received a S$5 food voucher which can be redeemed at 20 food hawkers till May 31.
New Offerings and Flash Deals on iShopChangiWines.com In the final lap, from now till end May, DFS Singapore Changi Airport will be presenting customers their last opportunity to purchase over 200 exclusive offerings of wines and spirits, with up to 70% savings from discounts and taxes and duties absorbed by DFS. There will also be exciting flash deals, newly added beers and the Prestige Collection exclusively on iShopChangiWines.com, Singapore’s first online luxury e-shop platform offering Duty and Goods and Services Tax (GST) absorbed priced products, without having to travel.
From May 16 to May 22, customers can also look forward to flash deals released at 9pm daily, on a firstcome-first served basis, while stocks last. Key feature products include the all-time favorite, Chichibu whiskey and Chateau Villa Bel Air Red.
Till end May, beers can be purchased by the carton from the likes of brands such as Carlsberg, Somersby, Suntory and Tiger, as well as craft beers. The Prestige Collection offers an unparalleled selection of over 14 rare and limited wines and spirits from the world’s most prestigious houses.
For a limited period only between May 16 and May 22, complimentary delivery will be available to customers who spend a minimum of S$150 instead of the usual required spend of S$250. *Terms and conditions apply.
35 years: Conclusion to the Final Chapter of Wonderful Memories Leading up its farewell, DFS Singapore Changi Airport will release a video on May 14 to showcase its chapter of wonderful memories across 35 years. Come end May, the DFS Changi team will be dedicating a closing video to Singapore and their customers. Both videos will be available on its Facebook page.
Visitors are also encouraged to share a photo that captures their favorite memory of DFS wines and spirits in the photo memory drive on iShopChangiWines.com landing page. Photo submissions will be shared on the Singapore Memory Project’s website. Three winners will each receive a bottle of Spirit* courtesy of DFS Singapore Changi Airport. The photo submission is open till June 8. This initiative is in partnership with Singapore Memory Project, a nation-wide movement that aims to capture and document unforgettable moments and memories related to Singapore. *Terms and conditions apply. Winners announced on DFS Changi Airport Facebook Page.
Going forward, DFS will continue to serve traveling customers at Changi Airport at stores including multilabel “Fashion Avenue” at Terminal 3 and various brand boutiques across Terminals 1-4, as well as at Harbourfront Cruise Centre, Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal and T Galleria by DFS, Singapore, at Scottswalk.
For more information, please visit: https://ishopchangiwines.com/dfschangi-35years.