• First photos: Qantas opens new-look Melbourne Qantas Club lounge

    The mod make-over of Qantas’ domestic Melbourne Airport lounges has reached its first milestone with the opening of the new Qantas Club, and travellers are in for a treat. The new space roughly mirrors the footprint of the current Qantas Club but swaps the cluttered and rather drab sea of ...

    POSTED 29 May, 2018 51 Comments

  • Best Australian credit cards for Priority Pass airport lounge access

    The independent Priority Pass program provides members with airport lounge access across the globe when travelling with any airline, and a host of Australian credit cards include complimentary Priority Pass membership among their package of perks, potentially saving you hundreds of dollars a year...

    POSTED 21 May, 2018 14 Comments

  • Travel tip: find new airport lounges via these online directories

    When travelling in business class or first class, or with a Gold or Platinum-grade frequent flyer card in your passport wallet, chances are you’ll have access to an airport lounge: and there’s an easy way to see which lounges you can enter by searching through various online directori...

    POSTED 18 May, 2018 3 Comments

  • British Airways opens new-look Aberdeen business class lounge

    British Airways is building on its new-look lounge network with the opening of a space space at Aberdeen. BA's Aberdeen lounge – which is open to business class passengers along with top-tier BA Executive Club and Oneworld frequent flyers – might not have the swanky Euro-chic feel ...

    POSTED 17 May, 2018 8 Comments

  • China Airlines closes Taipei Airport T2 lounge for renovations

    China Airlines’ largest lounge at Taipei Airport is now closed for renovations, expected to reopen to passengers on September 10 2018 following an extensive facelift. Located near gate D4 in Terminal 2 and close to the gates typically used for Airbus A350 flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Bris...

    POSTED 16 May, 2018 2 Comments

  • Adelaide Airport gets a Priority Pass lounge

    Adelaide is the latest airport to join Priority Pass’ growing Australian roster, with Regional Express’ Rex Lounge now welcoming Priority Pass members travelling with any airline. Because all airlines depart from the one terminal at Adelaide Airport – which houses both domestic...

    POSTED 10 May, 2018 9 Comments

  • From showers to sushi: designing United’s new Polaris lounges

    United Airlines is ramping up the opening of new Polaris airport lounges as it plays catch-up to not only arch-rival American Airlines and its expanding Flagship Lounge network but to its own schedule, which proved to be overly optimistic . Following the debut of the first Polaris lounge at...

    POSTED 8 May, 2018 7 Comments

  • Photos: inside the President of Taiwan's private airport lounge

    Think the Qantas Chairman’s Lounge is tough to get into? That’s nothing, compared to China Airlines' invitation-only lounge at Taipei’s Taoyuan Airport, where not even the darkest or shiniest of VIP frequent flyer cards will get you a look inside, as China Airlines' Dynasty prog...

    POSTED 6 May, 2018 14 Comments

  • These credit cards get you into Qantas Club airport lounges

    With the right credit card in your wallet, you won't need a business class ticket or a Gold frequent flyer card to get inside Qantas' domestic and international airport lounges – you can instead use one of the lounge passes your card provides, which are super easy to get your hands on. In ...

    POSTED 4 May, 2018 5 Comments

  • United Airlines says "no plans" to close San Francisco Arrivals lounge

    United Airlines has denied reports that it intends to close its Arrivals lounge at San Francisco following this week's opening of the airport's new Polaris lounge. Located on SFO Terminal 3's lower level near the baggage claim area, the spartan Arrivals lounge is certainly not in the same league...

    POSTED 4 May, 2018 0 Comments

  • Alaska Airlines opens new lounge at New York's JFK Airport

    Alaska Airlines has opened the first of its 'new concept' lounges at New York's JFK, and it provides a hint at what's to come at the flagship Seattle lounge next year. The New York lounge (which is also open to Priority Pass card-holders) at JFK Terminal 7 "brings to life the company...

    POSTED 1 May, 2018 2 Comments

  • United details Polaris lounges for Newark, Houston, LAX, Washington DC

    United Airlines will follow this week’s opening of its new Polaris lounge at San Francisco with three more upscale lounges at Newark, Houston and Los Angeles across 2018. However, the next wave of premium Polaris lounges – including Washington, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo – are...

    POSTED 30 Apr, 2018 0 Comments

  • United Airlines defends banning frequent flyers from Polaris lounges

    United Airlines says its decision not to allow frequent flyers into its new Polaris business class lounges was made “to protect the integrity” of the upmarket lounges.  Instead, it plans to satisfy MileagePlus and Star Alliance Gold frequent flyers with improvements to its Unite...

    POSTED 30 Apr, 2018 20 Comments

  • Melbourne's Plaza Premium Lounge now welcomes Priority Pass

    Members of the global Priority Pass airport lounge scheme can now access the Plaza Premium Lounge at Melbourne Airport’s international terminal. Opened in March 2018, the lounge is divided into a range of zones, including a dedicated dining area… … a relaxation zone with n...

    POSTED 24 Apr, 2018 8 Comments

  • Where can you use complimentary Virgin Australia lounge passes?

    Some high-end credit cards offer Virgin Australia lounge passes every year as one of their many perks: but when, where and how can you use these passes to enjoy an airport lounge visit? Here’s what you need to know about these lounge passes, such as given to Velocity Silver frequent flyers...

    POSTED 23 Apr, 2018 7 Comments

  • British Airways opens stylish new lounge at Rome

    British Airways has put out the welcome mat at its new lounge at Rome's Fiumicino Airport, with BA and Oneworld travellers sure to be impressed by the chic design of the fresh space. This looks nothing like any other British Airways lounge, and that's quite deliberate: the Rome lounge follows ...

    POSTED 17 Apr, 2018 13 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines extends opening hours of Sydney airport lounges

    Singapore Airlines will keep its Sydney SilverKris business class and first class lounges open until late evenings from May 1, in keeping with the start of the new SQ288 overnight flight to Singapore via Canberra. That flight leaves Sydney at 9.20pm, so the airline's lounge will push back its cl...

    POSTED 16 Apr, 2018 9 Comments

  • United's San Francisco Polaris business class lounge opens April 30

    United Airlines will open its new Polaris business class airport lounge at San Francisco on Monday April 30, with travellers set to enjoy a sprawling split-level space with its own dining room and tended bar. The Polaris lounge incorporates the old United Club as well as the former Singapore Air...

    POSTED 13 Apr, 2018 3 Comments

  • Priority Pass now gets you into Sydney Airport's T2 Rex Lounge

    Priority Pass cardholders jetting through Sydney Airport can now access Regional Express’ Rex Lounge in Terminal 2 to relax and unwind before their flight. Situated past security screening, the lounge welcomes Priority Pass passengers travelling from Sydney with any airline – includi...

    POSTED 10 Apr, 2018 9 Comments

  • Why the Qantas first class lounge needs to be much more 'exclusive'

    TALKING POINT | Do you remember when the Qantas First Lounge first opened its doors in May 2007? I do, and it is no understatement to say that it was by far the world's best airport lounge. Many would say that is still the case, but I disagree. The Qantas First Lounge seems to have lost a...

    POSTED 6 Apr, 2018 111 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines promises revamp for flagship Changi T3 lounges

    Singapore Airlines is readying plans for a massive makeover of its decade-old SilverKris lounges at Singapore’s Changi Airport Terminal 3 – but the all-new lounges are unlike to open their doors before 2020.  Everything from the sprawling business class lounge to the first class...

    POSTED 3 Apr, 2018 11 Comments

  • What's next on Cathay Pacific's airport lounge roadmap?

    Cathay Pacific and Oneworld passengers have a riot of choice when it comes to the Hong Kong loungescape, with seven airside lounges. Although that tally will drop to six when The Cabin closes on April 30, the airline believes it has more than enough to go around, having studied how its traveller...

    POSTED 27 Mar, 2018 10 Comments

  • Photos: American Express opens new Melbourne Airport lounge

    Melbourne-based high flyers can now begin their journey abroad in the all-new American Express Lounge at Melbourne Airport’s international terminal, opening daily from Tuesday March 27 2018. Located beyond security screening and passport control, you'll find AMEX's new space directly opp...

    POSTED 26 Mar, 2018 21 Comments

  • Qantas' new Perth lounge access rules for international T3 flights

    To say there’s been confusion around Qantas’ access rules for international travellers at its Perth lounges would be an understatement. The airlines’ decision to shift all its overseas flights to the new ‘international wing’ of the otherwise-domestic Perth Terminal ...

    POSTED 24 Mar, 2018 45 Comments

  • First look: Qantas Perth International Transit Lounge

    Qantas' much-touted Perth-London nonstop Boeing 787 flights will begin this weekend, taking passengers on a 17+ hour trek with no hops required on this new spin on the Kangaroo Route. That journey will begin at Qantas' dedicated Perth transit lounge, located in the newly-built international wing...

    POSTED 23 Mar, 2018 86 Comments

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