Lounge Reviews

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Iberia’s Impressive Velázquez Lounge in Madrid

The Iberia Velázquez Business Class lounge in Madrid offers something for everyone. While not quite of first class caliber, it provides many amenities that go... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Lufthansa Lounge Paris Airport

Our last night/morning in Paris was rather exciting, as I had to change our Lufthansa flight twice as Ford spent the early morning in the ER (everything was fine in the... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Hawaiian Airlines Premier Club Lounge Honolulu Airport

Spoiler alert: it's terrible. Virtually everywhere I went in Hawaii, I found amazing hospitality, and everything had a local feel to it. After I returned, it took me a... Read More

TravelUpdate
Review: Thai Royal Silk Lounge in Bangkok

Thai Royal Silk lounge is located on the third floor of concourse D at Suvarnabhumi International airport in Bangkok (BKK). After skipping most of my meal on the short... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Lounge Review: Delta Sky Club LAX Terminal 2

On a recent trip back to New York from Los Angeles, I decided to stop in the Delta Sky Club at Terminal 2 at LAX, which had recently been taken over by... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: British Airways Concorde Room London Heathrow

The British Airways Concorde Room at London Heathrow has to be one of most hellacious lounges in the world. Let me tell you about my visit. First, the... Read More

The Travel Sisters
Review: Delta Sky Club (Concourse C), Minneapolis – St. Paul (MSP)

After my visit to the Escape Lounge at MSP, I decided to stop by the Delta Sky Club in Concourse C since it was located close/on my way to my gate. This Delta Sky Club... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Lounge Review: Ambassador Transit Lounge Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2 (SIN)

There are two interesting features of the Ambassador Transit lounge in Terminal 2 of Singapore’s Changi airport: 1) it has a gym; and 2) there’s an outdoor... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Lounge Review: SATS Premier Lounge Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2 (SIN)

The SATS Premier Lounge at Singapore Changi airport Terminal 2 is located near the Singapore Airlines lounge and the DBS Asia Treasures lounge (and apparently a defunct... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Etihad Lounge Melbourne Airport

My flight from Sydney landed at Terminal 3, and from there I had to walk to Terminal 2, which is the international terminal out of which Virgin Australia operates. That... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Lounge Review: Plaza Premium Lounge Langkawi Airport (LGK)

To depart Langkawi, I had booked the 8:55am Air Asia flight to Singapore, which was the first flight of the day to depart out of LGK. Given that I had a rental car to... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney Airport

For my journey back to the US I was flying from Sydney to Melbourne to Los Angeles. I was supposed to be on the 6:30AM flight from Sydney to Melbourne, but both the... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Lounge Review: Plaza Premium Lounge Penang Airport (PEN) Domestic Terminal

The Plaza Premium lounge in the domestic terminal of Penang airport is accessible via Priority Pass, and it’s located just past where you clear security.... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Emirates First Class Lounge Dubai

The Emirates First Class Lounge in the A Concourse of Dubai (DXB) is a sight to behold: it feels more like being in a private terminal. I’m merging two visits into... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Lounge Review: Plaza Premium Lounge Hong Kong Airport (HKG) East Hall

My flight from Boston landed just before 5am, so the first lounge I checked out was the Plaza Premium lounge in the East Hall, which is open 24 hours and was one of the... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Lounge Review: British Airways Lounge Boston Logan Airport (BOS)

I flew Cathay Pacific out of Boston Logan to Hong Kong, and the flight departed at 1:45am. One benefit of a 1:45am flight out of Boston Logan is that security is pretty... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Lounge Review: Finnair Lounge Schengen Helsinki Airport (HEL)

I wasn’t expecting much from the Finnair Schengen region lounge at Helsinki, but I was very pleasantly surprised by this lounge. First, I loved the design of the... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Lounge Review: Platinum Lounge Non-Schengen Budapest Airport (BUD)

To get to this lounge, you need to go up a floor from the gates. It’s accessible via Priority Pass, which is how I entered. It’s worth noting that this is... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Overnight in the Iberia Velázquez Lounge in Madrid

I arrived into Madrid at 10pm from London and had a connection to Los Angeles the following day at noon. Was it worth going to the airport Hilton or into central... Read More

Modhop
Odd and Pleasant Surprises Inside the Newark Delta Sky Club.

My first jump back into Modhop since the birth of our second kid (It’s a boy!) is this gallery. It’s our first hop into the newly remodeled Delta Sky Club. ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Etihad Residence Lounge Abu Dhabi Airport

My two days in Abu Dhabi were mostly sleepless, as I kept a horrible time schedule. While I still love any type of flying, it's not often anymore that I get excited to... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Radisson Executive Lounge, Kathmandu Airport, Review

Priority Pass has access to some very unique and interesting experiences, but one of the stranger actual airport lounges is that Radisson Hotel Executive Lounge in the... Read More

TravelUpdate
Review: Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge in Montreal (YUL)

My visit to the Air Canada Maple Leaf lounge at Montreal’s Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International Airport was part of my journey from Canada to India via... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
My Five Favorite Pictures from the new American Flagship Lounge and Dining at JFK

Let us take a look at some of my favorites from the new American Airlines Flagship Lounge and Flagship First Dining service at JFK! The post My Five Favorite Pictures... Read More

TravelUpdate
How Bad Is The Renovated Dublin Airport DAA Lounge?

For the past month or two, Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) have been renovating their Executive Lounge in Terminal 1. This lounge used to be the bmi lounge until that... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
American Airlines JFK Flagship Lounge REVIEW

Come visit the new American Airlines Flagship Lounge at JFK with me! I brought my best lenses for some of my best lounge pictures ever! The post American Airlines JFK... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
American Airlines amazing new Flagship First Dining experience at JFK!

Late last year American Airlines announced renovations to their existing Flagship lounges, new Flagship lounges, and (excitingly) a new Flagship First Dining experience.... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Athens British Airways Galleries Lounge – Hold it in!

In a surprise move to no one, the BA Galleries lounge in Athens airport closed last year. It kept going on a downward spiral very, very fast. In addition to old,... Read More

The Travel Sisters
Review: Escape Lounge at Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport (MSP)

The Escape Lounge at MSP has been receiving some attention recently as it is one of the three Escape Lounges to join the list of airport lounges you could access with an... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Etihad Lounge Washington Dulles Airport

After my brief visit to the Turkish Lounge, I headed over towards the Etihad Lounge at around 6:30PM, right as it opened. The Etihad Lounge is located at the far end of... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Washington Dulles Airport

My flight from Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi was departing at 10:10PM, and my connecting flight had me arriving at Dulles Airport quite a bit early, at around 6PM. The... Read More