Caught in a queue at the reception desk at the Virgin Australia lounge?
From next week you can ignore the peak-hour log jam and swipe yourself into the lounge using a new 'self-service' terminals.
A spokesperson for the airline confirmed to Australian Business Traveller that the terminals are now being installed at all of Virgin's airport lounges around Australia.
The terminals at Sydney and Brisbane are already working, and Virgin says the remainder will be activated through next week.
The terminals work with Velocity Platinum and Gold frequent flyer cards as well as lifetime lounge membership cards and are intended streamline lounge access during the busiest morning and evening travel times.
However, don't forget that as of August 15, Virgin will axe the 'anytime access' provision for Velocity Platinum and Gold members to use its airport lounges even when they're not flying on Virgin. Click here for the details...
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David Flynn is the editor of Australian Business Traveller and a bit of a travel tragic with a weakness for good coffee, shopping and lychee martinis.