Lounge Reviews

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Bird Lounge Dehradun Airport: My Experience during the pandemic

I recently accessed the Dehradun Airport Lounge operated by the Bird Group. Here is a quick look inside the lounge and the amenities it provides during the CoVid-19... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: American Express Centurion Lounge – Denver (DEN)

The new American Express Centurion Lounge in Denver is spacious, comfortable, and offers a great menu of food and drinks. American Express Centurion Lounge Denver Review... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Lounge Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Miami (MIA)

The new Turkish Airlines Lounge Miami (MIA) is located at Miami International Airport (MIA) between Concourses H and J post security. You can access the lounge airside... Read More

TravelUpdate
Asiana First Class Lounge Review Seoul ICN

Asiana First Class Lounge Review Seoul ICN Bottom Line My Asiana First Class Lounge Review Seoul ICN shows what the airline offered their first-class passengers. What... Read More

The Points of Life
S7 Priority Pass Lounge St. Petersburg: Time’s Up

The good days of eating and drinking in St. Petersburg had to end (see Guns & Butter: St. Petersburg Travel Guide). I went to the S7 Lounge and used my Priority Pass... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: American Express Centurion Lounge – Charlotte

During a business trip, I spent a considerable amount of time in the new American Express Centurion Lounge in Charlotte, North Carolina. Here’s my review.  If you are... Read More

TravelUpdate
Is this the best part of the Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Lounge in Doha?

When connecting through Doha in business class, one of the highlights is using the Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Lounge. Some people think the best part is the restaurant,... Read More

Family Flys Free
Review: KLM Crown Lounge 52 Amsterdam

Enjoy a beautifully designed space and good food at the KLM Crown Lounge 52 Amsterdam. Here is my review of this excellent business class lounge: Read More

TravelUpdate
Review: Qantas Club Adelaide December 2020

Australia’s Qantas have reopened most of their domestic lounges and the Qantas Club Adelaide is no exception. Due to the pandemic, there are some changes to the... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Plaza Premium Lounge Vancouver Domestic Terminal

Over the next several weeks, I’m going to alternate between Alaska posts and “classic” trip reports. These cover trips I took pre-pandemic, but postponed writing... Read More

TravelUpdate
What is the British Airways Galleries First lounge like right now?

Another pandemic success story is the British Airways Galleries First lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 5. The required pivot to keeping people safe has arguably... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: South African Airways Premium Lounge Johannesburg (JNB)

The South African Airways Premium Lounge in Johannesburg is actually quite nice and was a very pleasant place for me to spend four hours between flights. With good... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Mashonzha Lounge Johannesburg (JNB)

The Mashonzha Lounge in Johannesburg is a small Priority Pass at O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB). While not worth arriving early for, it certainly beats waiting... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: South African Airways Lounge Cape Town (CPT)

I arrived at Cape Town International about two hours before my flight to Johannesburg, leaving me plenty of time to check out the South African Airways domestic lounge... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: United Club San Francisco (SFO – F Gates)

The United Club at San Francisco International Airport near Gate F11 is near and dear to my heart and remains on the of the last “vintage” United lounges. This... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Lufthansa Business Class Lounge Frankfurt – Pandemic Edition

While the physical space has not changed, do not expect much in terms of amenities if you’re traveling through a Lufthansa Business Class lounge in Frankfurt during... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Lufthansa First Class Lounge Frankfurt – Pandemic Edition

After landing in Frankfurt on LH457 and clearing passport control, my first stop was the first class lounge near gate A13. It is currently the only Lufthansa first class... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: American Airlines Admirals Club Los Angeles (LAX)

While the American Airlines Admirals Club at Los Angeles International Airport has scaled back amenities during the pandemic, you can still enjoy a quiet place to relax... Read More

The Points of Life
Champagne, Cigars, Caviar? The Most Clever Lounge Perk

Instead of writing about fine dining, I would like to point out lounges that have creative offerings. I will start in reverse order.  The post Champagne, Cigars,... Read More

The Points of Life
Priority Pass Sanya: Like Flint’s Empress of China

Priority Pass Sanya Lounge Review is part of The Year of the Monkey Trip Report which covers the following places: New York, New York  Bangkok, Thailand Kuala... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Lufthansa Lounge Newark (EWR)

The Lufthansa Lounge in Newark Liberty International (EWR) is currently just a shell of its former shelf. It beats waiting in dilapidated Terminal B, but set your... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Priority Pass Lounge Mexico City Airport Review

Mexico City airport has a few Priority pass lounges, and while the American Airlines Admiral’s club was fine, we thought we’d see about one of the other... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: American Express Centurion Lounge Covid Edition

The American Express centurion lounges have been closed since March 21, 2020 due to the covid pandemic. American Express is slowly reopening lounges with the first... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Review: American Express Centurion Lounge New York (JFK)

America Express has opened its latest Centurion Lounge at New York John F. Kennedy (JFK) today and we were able to check out this nifty club on the opening day! The... Read More

Traveling For Miles
American Express Centurion Lounge At JFK Will Open “In The Coming Days”

American Express has today announced that it will open its 13th Centurion Lounge at New York JFK Airport Terminal 4 "in the "coming days". While that's hardly a precise... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: United Club Washington National (DCA)

I consider the United Club Washington National (DCA) to be the most beautiful of all United Clubs. It transports you back to the golden era of travel. United Club... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Washington Dulles (IAD)

The Turkish Airlines Lounge in Washington Dulles was one of my favorite Star Alliance and Priority Pass lounges in the USA due its excellent food selection. But be... Read More

The Points of Life
Priority Pass Lisbon: Another PP for the Books

Priority Pass Lisbon is part of the #NoCollusion, No Albania for TPOL where I break my 100 country count mark. See the World Map for where I’ve... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: British Airways Lounge Washington Dulles (IAD)

This is a review of the British Airways Lounge in Washington Dulles as it appears during Priority Pass hours. British Airways Washington Dulles Lounge Review This visit... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Air France – KLM Lounge Washington Dulles (IAD)

The Air France – KLM lounge at Washington Dulles is my favorite Air France lounge in the USA and with a swanky second level, now even nicer than before. Air France... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Review: Delta Sky Club New York John F. Kennedy T4 (JFK)

Delta has two Sky Clubs at its hub at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). One is located in Terminal 2, and its larger is located at Terminal... Read More

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