Lounge Reviews

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Review: United Club Houston (IAH – C33)

When I step into this lounge, it feels like old times flying on Continental Airlines. The core of the lounge has not been updated in years, though it has aged well. I... Read More

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Review: United Club Houston (IAH – Terminal C1)

In all my years of flying, I’ve rarely seen a lounge this packed. After just a few moments in the Terminal C North (C1) United Club at Houston Bush Intercontinental... Read More

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Review: United Club Houston (IAH – Terminal B)

Although only offering pre-packaged food items, the Terminal B United Club was the least crowded of the four I visited at Houston Bush Intercontinental (IAH) and very... Read More

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Review: Air India Maharaja Lounge New York (JFK)

The Air India Maharaja Lounge at New York JFK is probably not worth your time, but if you have a morning Star Alliance flight from T4, it still beats the gate area. Air... Read More

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Plaza Premium Lounge: Delhi Terminal 3 Domestic (VIP Section) Experience

With the American Express lounge open and shut as per the pandemic waves, the Plaza Premium Lounge remains one of the only lounges in Delhi Terminal 3, which operated... Read More

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Review: United Club Chicago O’Hare (ORD – B18)

The B18 United Club at Chicago O’Hare is currently my least favorite of the four United lounges at ORD due to the more limited food selection and threadbare furniture,... Read More

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Review: United Club Chicago O’Hare (ORD – F9)

United’s only airport lounge in Terminal 2 at Chicago O’Hare is actually one of its best, with plenty of room to spread out and superb tarmac views. The United Club... Read More

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Review: United Club Chicago O’Hare (ORD – C16)

While the United Club in Terminal 1, Concourse C of Chicago O’Hare (ORD) can get crowded, United Airlines is steadily improving amenities and this lounge proved to be... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Seattle Delta Skyclub Breakfast Review, Covid Edition

The Seattle Skyclub continues to get rave reviews from passengers heading to and through Sea-Tac airport. The club is spacious, new, and offers tons of food and drink... Read More

TravelUpdate
Review: Delta Sky Club Seattle, Concourse A – An Instant Favorite

Check out my review of the Delta Sky Club Seattle, a great place to kill the time between flights. The lounge is fully open and operational in post-COVID fashion. Read More

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Review: United Club Los Angeles (LAX)

As my home airport lounge, I do admit a preferential bias toward it, but the United Club at LAX is one of the best in the United system. Here’s a detailed review with... Read More

TravelUpdate
Review: Alaska Lounge at Portland (PDX)

Background: I’ve never visited the Alaska Lounge Portland before so I was excited to see how it looked. I’ve visited one in Seattle and the one in Los Angeles. On... Read More

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Review: Air Serbia Premium Lounge Belgrade (Best Priority Pass Lounge In The World)

I spent about an hour in the Air Serbia Premium Lounge in Belgrade Airport (BEG) prior to my flight to New York and walked away quite impressed. Not only this is a fine... Read More

TravelUpdate
Review: Alaska Lounge at LAX, Revisited

Background: I’ve visited the Alaska Lounge at LAX numerous times in the past but not since the recent renovation back in 2018, so I was excited to see how it looked.... Read More

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Review: Star Alliance Lounge Amsterdam (AMS)

I realized when publishing my review of the Aspire Lounge Amsterdam yesterday that I had a Star Alliance Lounge review from AMS that I had not previously published. This... Read More

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Review: Aspire Lounge 41 Amsterdam (AMS)

During my recent layover in Amsterdam, I spent a few hours in the Aspire Lounge 41 in Terminal 2 (non-Schengen). While not much has changed from 2017, the lounge... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Lounge Review: PGA MSP Lounge

Priority Pass has been adding more restaurant and experiences to their list that aren’t traditional airport lounges. You’ll find the PGA MSP Lounge at Teminal 1 at... Read More

Family Flys Free
Review: Reopened Air France-KLM Lounge SFO During COVID-19

Check out the reopened Air France-KLM lounge SFO with COVID-19 changes in place, including reduced capacity and changes to the food options. Read More

The Points of Life
Etihad First Class Lounge: What’s a Lounge Without a Cigar?

I have been to many airport lounges. I can confidently declare that Etihad's First Class Lounge is the best. The post Etihad First Class Lounge: What’s a Lounge... Read More

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Review: United Club Atlanta (ATL)

I’ve been refreshing my reviews of domestic United Clubs lately and noticed that I had never published a review of the United Club in Atlanta, which I visited just a... Read More

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Review: United Club Chicago O’Hare (ORD – B6)

Confession time. When I was a kid, I used to stand outside this lounge, flag down a person coming in, and ask to be guested in. Yes, that’s my memory of the B6 United... Read More

TravelUpdate
Priority Pass Review: PGA Minneapolis St. Paul Lounge

This is a guest post from my friend Lauren, who was connecting in MSP this month in March 2021 and kind enough to share her experience. Background: The only Priority... Read More

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Review: United Club Washington Dulles (IAD – D8)

During my recent international connection in Washington, DC I had time between flights to go lounge hopping. This review focuses on the D8 United Club at Washington... Read More

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Review: Lufthansa Lounge Washington Dulles (IAD)

During my recent international connection in Washington, DC I had time between flights to go lounge hopping. This review focuses on the Lufthansa Lounge at Washington... Read More

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Review: United Club Washington Dulles (IAD – C7)

During my recent international connection in Washington, DC I had time between flights to go lounge hopping. This review focuses on the C7 United Club at Washington... Read More

The Points of Life
Priority Pass Cyprus: The Cargo Lounge

Priority Pass Cyprus is part of the Quest Around the Globe Trip Report. I had not heard of Swissport, a cargo carrier, until visiting this Priority Pass Lounge that... Read More

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Review: United Club Newark (EWR)

While not much has structurally changed since my last review of this lounge in 2018, I thought a pandemic update was in order for the United Club in Newark near gate... Read More

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First Look: American Express Lounge Delhi International Airport

Here is the first look inside the new American Express Lounge Delhi International Airport, which is available to select American Express Cardmembers now, as they transit... Read More

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Review: American Airlines Admirals Club New York (JFK)

After arriving from London, we had several hours in New York JFK before our connection to Los Angeles. While the Flagship Lounge and Flagship Bridge were closed, the... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: AmEx Centurion Lounge LAX During Covid (February 2021)

This will be a very quick post to give you guys an update regarding the status of the American Express Centurion Lounge at LAX. Due to Covid, the American Express... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: AmEx Centurion Lounge Las Vegas (Recently Renovated and Expanded)

Opened just eight years ago, the Centurion Lounge at Las Vegas McCarren International Airport holds the title as the first lounge built in the American Express Centurion... Read More

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