Located just minutes away from the American departures hall, the <a href="http://www.fairmont.com/vancouverairport" target="_blank">Fairmont Vancouver Airport’s</a> health club can be yours for just $18 a visit. (This entrance fee includes full use of all workout equipment, saunas, pools and showers.) The equipment, which received an upgrade in January, includes free weights, treadmills, rowing machines and more. Marine types can also while away in the three-lane lap pool swimming against a self-adjusted current. If you’re a member of the Fairmont Presidents Club (a free loyalty program anyone can join), you can take advantage of the hotel’s Fairmont FIT program, which rents out Adidas workout gear (that’s clothing and sneakers) plus yoga mats, MP3 players, etc.—get the entire lot for just $10, or free if you’ve reached premier or platinum status.
No matter what terminal you’re in at Singapore’s <a href="http://www.changiairport.com/at-changi/leisure-indulgences/shower-fitnes... target="_blank">Changi Airport</a>, your workout needs will be well-met. Here, Terminals 1–3 are all equipped with a fitness lounge courtesy of Ambassador Terminal Hotel. For a paltry $13 (add $7 more if you want some exercise duds and use of the shower), you can hit up any of the lounges and use up the variety of workout options on the menu such as cross trainers, exercise bikes, free weights and cable machines.
Prepare to be spoiled for choice at Zurich Airport. Just across the street from the main terminal is a <a href="http://www.radissonblu.com/hotel-zurichairport" target="_blank">Radisson Blu</a>—which can be reached by a covered walkway—and its range of pools, steam baths and fitness equipment. On the basement level is the full-on workout paradise that is the <a href="http://www.airport-fitness.ch/ENG/" target="_blank">Airport Fitness & Wellness Club</a>, which offers an impressive arsenal of gym amenities including a 2,000-square-meter fitness area, group classes, personal trainers, Turkish baths and even a sleeping room with waterbeds. Passes start at 39 Swiss Francs (roughly $43) for two-hour access and a towel, and goes up to 99 CHF ($110) for a three-hour pass, clothes and a 30-minute rubdown. BONUS: Don’t miss the genius cockpit-shaped treatment room, where you can make appointments for massages and more.
Adjacent to the main terminal of Munich’s Franz Josef Strauss Airport is a <a href="http://www.kempinski.com/en/munichairport/Pages/Welcome.aspx" target="_blank">Kempinski Hotel</a> with an aptly titled Fit & Fly spa, which boasts an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, baths, solarium and even a pool bar that serves probiotic beverages and shakes. The fitness area is packed with the expected gym hardware: treadmills, bikes, etc. Entrance will set you back 20 EUR ($27) for two hours, and 30 EUR will get you full-day access.
One of the most high-tech airports around, Dubai’s comes with the G-Force health club (tucked inside the <a href="http://www.dih-dca.com/dihnew/default.aspx" target="_blank">Dubai International Airport Hotel</a> located right in the arrivals hall). Open round-the-clock, the G-Force gym will set you back $13 an hour for you to take on its ellipticals, ab boards, dumbbells and more. If you want use of the showers, steam rooms and pools, opt for the $36 package, which covers the gym and wet areas for just under four hours.