Questions tagged [lounges]

Questions about airport lounges, such as you might have access to with more expensive tickets or as part of a frequent flyer/loyalty program.

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Retrieving Bags To Clear Customs/Lounge Access Upon Arrival

I will be travelling from NRT -> ORD -> EWR next year. When I land in ORD, will I need to retrieve my bags in order to clear US customs? Also, my flight from NRT to ORD is with JAL in business class, ...
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Krisflyer Gold Lounge extra guest access

Travelling through Changi on Singapore Airlines on a partners gold elite card we have a third person with us we would like to take into the Krisflyer Gold Lounge. Can we pay for his access?
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When is OSL lounge at Gardermoen Airport full/unavailable for paid-access passengers?

OSL Lounge [1,2] is the only one of the four lounges in Oslo (Gardermoen) Airport which allows passengers from non-member airlines (or any Norwegian Airlines passengers below Premium Flex) paid access ...
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Entry to lounges at Addis Ababa airport?

I have an eight hour layover at Addis Ababa airport and none of the tickets (Cloud Nine etc.) that would immediately qualify for entry to the lounges I found there. Is it possible to buy a "day pass" ...
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Very early check-in in Frankfurt airport

In some east-asian airports is possible to check-in several hours in advance, so that you can spend time more time inside the airside of the airport (so you can use the lounge for example). I wonder ...
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Phone number to a lounge, or lounges generally

I am trying to find the direct phone number to United Club, Terminal E, at IAH Houston airport. It doesn't seem to be online - only the general UA 800 number. Does anyone know it, or more usefully, ...
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Access to Star Alliance Gold lounges at Singapore with children

I will soon be traveling through Singapore Changi Airport with family. As a Singapore Airlines Krisflyer Gold member, I'm entitled to bring one (1) guest traveling on Star Alliance flights to any ...
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Is there any arrival lounge at Rome Fiumicino airport terminal 3?

I will be arriving very early, around 2AM at terminal 3. My hostel check-in time is 2PM. So, I'll leave the airport at around 7AM in the morning. I want to know if there are any arrival lounges ...
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As Singapore Airlines (Krisflyer) Gold, can I bring my family into the lounge on a domestic Virgin Australia flight?

Singapore Airlines (SQ) has an extensive partnership with Virgin Australia, meaning that SQ Krisflyer elite members enjoy most of the same perks as Virgin frequent flyers. One of those perks is that ...
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Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse Access

I'll be flying from London to Las Vegas, via JFK bought on Virgin Atlantic. I'm flying Upper Class from LHR to JFK, and Delta business from JFK to LAS. It's all under the same Virgin Atlantic booking. ...
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Use of lounge overnight at NRT

In a few months will be traveling from Calgary to Mumbai via Narita. I have a 21 hour, overnight connection at NRT. If I use the KAL lounge airside, which publishes itself to be open during the day ...
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Can you buy a Qantas Club / Business lounge pass for someone as a gift?

It's possible to burn your own points for upgrades, lounge passes and the like. It's also possible to transfer points to your family (Qantas is strict on this though, it can't be friends, according ...
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Tips about spending 20 hours in Kiev airport [closed]

I've a layover of 20 hours including an overnight stay at Kiev airport next month. I'll be travelling Delhi-Kiev-JFK on Ukraine international airlines. From anyone acquainted with the airport, what ...
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Airport Lounge in OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg

I am shortly flying from London Heathrow to Windhoek, Namibia with a 5 hour wait in OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg. I fly into Terminal A and out of Terminal B at OR Tambo ...
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Lounge access on arrival at Singapore airport Terminal 2

I will be arriving at Singapore airport terminal 2 at 3:00 am in the morning and my hotel doesn't allow me early check-in. I have a priority pass. Will I be able to access the Lounge on arrival?
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Al Dhabi Lounge (Plaza Premium lounge) Abu Dhabi breakfast at around 6:30 am?

Will there be food/breakfast at Al Dhabi in early morning? I hear the snacks are all day but breakfast has particular timings.
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Using London Heathrow's Terminal 3 lounge as a Terminal 5 passenger

I'll have a 3-hour 40-minute layover at LHR Terminal 5. I was wondering if it’s feasible to use the Plaza Premium Lounge at Terminal 3 arrivals (landside). The one at terminal 5 has a 20£ surcharge ...
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Lounge access when flying from Chongqing to Hong Kong?

I will soon be connecting via Chongqing (CKG) to Hong Kong on Air China, and would like to chill out at a Star Alliance lounge while I do so. If Wikipedia is to be believed, I will be both arriving ...
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Can I access terminal 2 arrivals from terminal 3 arrivals in Heathrow without a UK visa? [closed]

I will be arriving in London Heathrow airport from terminal 3, and after 8 hours departing from terminal 5. Can I walk to terminal 2 arrivals and use the paid lounge there without a UK visa?
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JFK Alaska Lounge time limit with Priority Pass

I have close to a 9-hour layover at JFK (I'll be meeting a friend and we'll take the next flight together.) I'll be arriving and departing from Terminal 7, which has the Alaska Lounge. However, the ...
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What lounge and shower options are there at Dubai Airport?

I am traveling to Nepal at the end of May on Emirates, with a fairly long layover in DBX of approximately 6 hours. I want to have access to a lounge with a shower. My arrival is set for Terminal 3, ...
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Can I access different business lounges?

In a few days I'll have a trip with Lufthansa with a 12-hour connection in Munich. My idea is that after landing I go have a breakfast to the business lounge in the Schengen area, and after this I go ...
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Can I use an airport meditation room as a reading room?

Many airports now have repositioned airport chapels to be multi-faith, or even no-faith meditation rooms. Does anyone know the rules for these? Can I just sit quietly in a corner and read a book? ...
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Going from London Heathrow/LHR T5 (arrivals) to T2 (arrivals)

I am travelling from USA to London this December (2017). My British Airways flight will land at London/LHR T5. I wish to access the premium plaza lounge in T2 arrivals. I have used this lounge ...
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Dubai International Airport services

I have a few questions. This will be my first transit in Dubai. Is the airport, its facilities and shops open 24 hours? Can I take a free shower at the airport? If yes, are the showers open 24 hours? ...
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) Lounge Berlin

During my journey from Berlin to Amsterdam by train, I have an option of buying 1st class ticket at an additional cost of 10 Euros. This will give a better seat as well as access to DB Lounge. Is it ...
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What Pay-in lounges are there at Stockholm Arlanda Airport?

I'll be flying from Stockholm Arlanda Airport and my ticket doesn't include lounge access. What lounges accept payment for access at Arlanda Airport? I've found Arlanda Lounge and Menzies but not in ...
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Can I use the same credit card to enter a lounge twice? [closed]

I'm not exactly sure if this is the correct Stackexchange to ask this, but here's hoping. I have a 5 hour layover in Kolkata Airport(India) and my credit card allows me to use the lounge(I have 4 ...
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Travelling Business class from Edinburgh to Heathrow [closed]

Travelling Business class from Edinburgh to Heathrow, will I be able to access the business lounge while waiting for my flights on another airline? (same day)
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How does using the sauna in the Finnair business class lounge in Helsinki work?

If you're lucky enough to have access to the Finnair business class lounge in Helsinki airport, on the non-Schengen side, then the lounge information has this gem in it: Private shower suites and a ...
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Flying with Air Canada in Business class. Do I get access to a lounge at Manchester Airport?

I'm flying to NYC, Business Class next month with my wife. I know that Manchester Airport doesn't have a Maple Lounge, but do you get access to another lounge? I tried calling them, but they ...
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United club: same day arrival and no departure - can I still use

As a customer of a certain credit card company, as part of the credit card fee, I have access to a few (2-4 a year) "United club passes". Very soon I will be flying into and arriving Chicago O'Hare ...
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Access a lounge in non-Schengen area in Zurich, when travelling between Schengen destinations

I have a European passport, and I'm connecting via Zurich to another European country. I want to enter the new Swiss lounge in Concourse E (non-Schengen area). I won't visit the non-Schengen area at ...
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Will I be able to access Eva lounge on arrival at Taoyuan airport?

I'm leaving for Taiwan from JFK airport. And this is going to be my first time at the airport so I'm not familiar with the airport. The situation is, I'll be arriving 6 hours earlier (around 5am) than ...
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With British Airways, can I access the business lounge in LHR if my connecting flight leaves on the next day?

I have a first class British Airways ticket from TLV to LHR, which gives me access to the lounges. However my connection from LHR to Newcastle is for the next day, so my question is will I still get ...
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Location of Air France's lounges in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, France?

I’m transferring between two Air France flights in Paris CDG airport. There is plenty of time between flights so I plan to go to a lounge but I can’t find a map with the location of lounges, or at ...
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Can I use the Emirates lounge at LHR with a flight booked on a Qantas codeshare? (AAdvantage Exec Plat)

I am AAdvantage Exec Platinum with American Airlines. I've booked a Qantas codeshare flight, operated by Emirates. Which lounge(s) can I use at Heathrow (Terminal 3)? I assume I can use any Oneworld ...
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Using American's Admiral Lounge when I have a ticket from Gulf Air on an American-operated flight

Say I have airline status with American Airlines and would normally be able to use this airline's lounge. This time I'm flying with Gulf Air, but the flight is in fact operated by American. Would I ...
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Can I use the lounge after the flight?

I will have to wait at Copenhagen airport for almost three hours for a connecting train, after arriving on SAS. Fortunately, I am a frequent traveller, and I normally have access to the lounge. Would ...
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Access to lounge facilities at Istanbul airports?

I have a nine hour layover and an Amex Gold Card. Does the card give me access to lounge facilities at Istanbul airports, even if I have to pay for the facilities?
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Arriving Heathrow airport terminal 2, departing terminal 3, but need lounge access in terminal 2

I arrive on a Star Alliance carrier in terminal 2, connecting to a BA flight out of terminal 3 -- with no checked luggage. Is it possible to access one of the star alliance lounges in terminal 2 ...
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Lounge access at Marrakech airport

Does Marrakech airport (RAK) have any lounge access where I can purchase a pass? I've had a look and could find a British Airways one, but as I'm flying RyanAir, I doubt I'd be able to get in and I ...
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Can I change terminals to have access to Lounges at Heathrow without a transit visa

I am exempted from a transit visa for the UK as I am flying from South Africa to the USA via the UK. I am arriving & departing from T5 on BA. I am not allowed access into any of the BA Lounges at ...
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Is there any reason to get a United Club subscription rather than the United Club card?

I travel a lot and I'm looking at getting a United Club membership. What I'm wondering is -- is there any advantage at all to buying a membership rather than getting the credit card? A membership is $...
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Free Amtrak Lounge Access with No Ticket

Amtrak Select Plus and Select Executive statuses provide Unlimited access to ClubAcela®, Amtrak's Metropolitan LoungeSM, First class lounges and United Club lounges. Can an Amtrak Select Plus/...
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Transiting through Dubai, from Terminal 3 to 2

I am arriving into Terminal 3 transiting out of Terminal 2, 5.5 hours later. Is it possible to book time in the Marhaba Lounge in Terminal 3, then move to Terminal 2 for my flight? Or cant you ...
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Lounge in Doha? [duplicate]

We are travelling to Bangkok through Doha with Qatar Airways (economy). Is there a priority pass lounge there? We are from Denmark and have a private banking priority pass and a platinum Mastercard.
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Is there a lounge for use at Nairobi airport by departing BA passengers?

Travelling as OneWorld Emerald (American Airlines Executive Platinum, if it matters), on British Airways, is there a lounge I will be able to use at Nairobi airport at the beginning of February 2015? ...
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Do SAS Plus passengers have lounge access at Keflavik airport?

I'll be traveling with SAS Plus from Keflavik, Iceland to Oslo, Norway. Will I have access to any lounge at Keflavik airport?
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Is there a lounge in the International side of Cairns airport?

In a few weeks time, I'm flying internationally from Cairns airport. I'm wondering if there's a lounge there that I'll have access to, as that affects how early/late I'll want to get to the airport ...