Changi Airport names third finalist for millionaire draw

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group (CAG) has unveiled the latest finalist of its “˜Be A Changi Millionaire’ Draw – Ms Toh Min Keow, a 34-year-old Singaporean homemaker, was picked as the winner for the month of July.

Her S$100 purchase could lead to a 10,000-fold return as she now has a one-in-seven chance to win the grand prize of S$1 million in cash. She is also the second female in the running to become Changi’s second Millionaire.

Ms Toh Min Keow believes that her unborn child will be her “lucky charm” for the ‘Be A Changi Millionaire’ Grand Draw

The transaction – which comprised some duty free items – was made on 24 July in the Departure Transit Lounge of Changi Airport’s Terminal 1. Toh, together with her husband and four-year-old daughter, was bound for Tianjin, China, after two weeks in Singapore. The family resides in China, where her husband is based, and Toh flies back to Singapore twice a year to visit her parent.

Toh said: “When I found out that I was the winner for the month of July, I could not believe my eyes. I have never won in any lucky draws so far in my lifetime. Now I hope that I will win the million-dollar Grand Draw.”

As the third finalist for this year’s draw, Toh has won for herself S$5,000 cash and a three day/two night stay in a luxury hotel in Singapore. She will join fellow Singaporean Teo Teck Seng, Australia-based Filipina Lira Wilson, and four other finalists at the Grand Draw in January 2012. The first Changi Millionaire was Singaporean Ivan Rantung.

Toh said that Changi Airport is the best among the airports that she has travelled through and often encourages her overseas friends to visit Changi Airport and Singapore. She complimented the airport for having friendly and helpful retail staff, a wide variety of retail choices at reasonable prices, and for being a good place to shop and dine. She enjoys shopping at Changi for cosmetics, skincare products and perfume.

Toh pledged to donate a portion of her winnings to charity should she walk away with the grand prize. She will also give some of her new-found fortune to her parent and invest in a condominium for her family. Toh, who is pregnant with her second child, believes the unborn child will be her lucky charm for the Grand Draw.

In addition to the monthly winner, four other shoppers were picked as the weekly winners, each winning S$1,000. Winning purchases included a S$62 duty free purchase at Terminal 3 and a Tag Heuer watch worth more than S$6,000 at Terminal 2’s Departure Transit Lounge.

September’s “˜Fabulous Fridays’ Deals

Changi Airport is featuring five electronic and digital products at a -30% discount for September in its “˜Fabulous Fridays’ promotion. These include two cameras – Sony DSC-WX7 and Panasonic DMC-TZ18 – and the Nintendo 3DS and Wii console (Mario Kart bundle). The last item is a “˜mystery product’, said to be one of the most sought after tablets on the market now.

To enjoy these deals, shoppers simply need to make a minimum purchase of S$30 using Visa or S$60 by other means at any retail or F&B outlets at Changi Airport.

Travellers who wish to purchase the “˜Fabulous Fridays’ deal of the week from the Departure Transit Lounge can visit the respective retail store carrying the item, or the “˜Fabulous Fridays’ event booth (should there not be the particular store at the terminal).

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