For long layovers or stranded passengers, sleeping pods at airports are a great way to pass some time and relax. It is true that time seems to move the slowest at airports and at times, passengers have nothing to do after checking in. Sleeping pods or capsule hotels or sleeping cabins are ideal to catch up with some lost sleep also for passengers who find it difficult to get sleep on flights.
Here are the airports around the world that offer the best sleep facilities.
Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi, India
Named a Sams Snooze at My Space, the facility to sleep at this airport functions on the pay-per-use model. These lounges are used for travellers who need to stretch or sleep while waiting for their flight. This is best for transit travellers as well. Inside the pods, you can charge your phones or laptops, you can enjoy the mini-bar experience with a personal space to stretch your legs, a flat screen television, and exclusive meals.
Heathrow Airport, London, England
The Terminal 4 of the Heathrow Airport houses YOTELAIR London Heathrow on the ground floor designed to provide the best comfort. They are perfect to work, sleep, or just simply relax with facilities such as flat screen television, personal washroom, Wi-Fi, workstation, and meals. The capsule cabins are divided into three parts – Standard, Premium Queen, and Premium Triple.
Dubai International Airport, Dubai, UAE
Dubai airport is one of the busiest airports in the world and has cute sleeping pods known as Snooze Cubes at the Terminal 1. There are 13 cubicles divided between single and shared ones that have beds, music, movies, Wi-Fi, spaces to keep the luggage and clothes. You can book the cubicles on an hourly basis at respective rates.
Helsinki Airport, Helsinki, Finland
This airport has a facility called GoSleep where one can relax. There are three sleeping pods at the airport with facilities like storage space, USB and plug ports. The pods can be used between 9.00 PM – 6.00 PM at different packages depending upon the duration of use.