Lounge Reviews

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Review: Shongololo Lounge Johannesburg (JNB)

The Shongololo Lounge lounge in Johannesburg may feel more like a convenience store than a Priority Pass lounge, but it offers a unique amenity at O.R. Tambo... Read More

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Lounge Review: Primus Lounge, Amritsar Airport

India is full of mom and pop lounge operators. Of the major lounge operators, there is Plaza Premium, Bird Group and TFS Global, which operates the lounges on behalf of... Read More

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Review: Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Johannesburg (JNB)

If you’re looking for the best lounge at O.R. Tambo Airport in Johannesburg, look no further than The Clubhouse by Virgin Atlantic, which offers a well-crafted menu of... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Review: American Express Centurion Lounge LaGuardia (LGA)

American Express opened its new Centurion Lounge at New York’s LaGuardia (LGA) last summer and we were able to check out this new club on a recent trip! The lounge... Read More

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Review: Thai Royal Orchid Lounge Bangkok (BKK)

After checking in for my Singapore Airlines flight, I visited one of the only lounges currently open in Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, the Thai Airways Royal Orchid Lounge in the... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Capital One Lounge DFW Airport

I took my first flights in more than 15 months last week; it was a just a quick trip, but I made the most of it for blog content. Stop one was at the much ballyhooed... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Review: Lucknow Airport (Domestic) The Lounge [Accessible for MasterCard and Diners Club customers]

Lucknow Airport finally got a new airport lounge at the Domestic Pier in 2021. Before this, the airport bar used to double up as the lounge. Here are the details of what... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Eventyr Lounge Copenhagen, a Priority Pass Lounge

At Copenhagen International Airport, there are three lounges for Priority Pass passengers, and I can honestly say that this is the best one of the three. Heck, I would... Read More

TravelUpdate
Review: Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge, Montreal International YUL

India 2021 – List of Posts Introduction: India 2021, equal measure of frustration and fascination Review: Air Canada Signature Class, Montreal to New Delhi Review:... Read More

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Lounge Review: Capital One Debuts Impressive New Lounge at DFW

Capital One debuted their impressive new Capital One Lounge at DFW Airport. I had a chance to stop by and see the new space and see if American Express has anything to... Read More

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Review: Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge London (LHR)

While the facilities have not changed at the Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge in London Heathrow since my prior review in 2018, a new a la carte dining on demand... Read More

TravelUpdate
Review: Goldair Handling Lounge, Athens (International)

The Goldair Handling Lounge Athens may be the contract Emirates lounge in the Greek capital, but it's a far cry from one of the airline's own lounges. The space is worn,... Read More

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Review: EgyptAir Alioth Lounge Cairo (CAI)

The EgyptAir Alitoth Lounge in Cairo Terminal 3 is easily the best EgyptAir lounge in the airport. Bright and spacious, it certainly beats the nearby Almeisan and Gienah... Read More

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Review: EgyptAir Almeisan Lounge Cairo (CAI)

After breakfast in the EgyptAir Gienah Lounge, I walked to the Almeisan Lounge, which turned out to be almost a mirror image lounge, but provided space and tranquilly... Read More

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Review: First Class Lounge Cairo (CAI)

The only thing first class about this lounge is the name. If you thought the EgyptAir lounge in Cairo was bad, this takes “bad” to a whole different level. First... Read More

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Review: EgyptAir Gienah Lounge Cairo (CAI)

After stepping off my EgyptAir flight and then dealing with the drama at the transit desk, I was famished. Upstairs, I quickly found the Gienah Lounge, one of several... Read More

TravelUpdate
Review: Pop-Up Delta Sky Club Anchorage

Check out the pop-up Delta Sky Club Anchorage, a temporary lounge location offered for the latter half of 2021. Here's my quick review. Read More

TravelUpdate
Review: Escape Lounge at Oakland Airport (OAK)

Background: I was flying out on a night flight from Oakland to Orange County on Spirit’s Big Front Seat. I haven’t been to Oakland in a while, and now that I have... Read More

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Priority Pass Review: The Club at San Jose Airport A15

Background: I came to the Club at San Jose Airport upon arrival after my Southwest flight from Orange County. It was nice to be able to grab a drink and quick snack... Read More

The Points of Life
El Dorado Lounge Bogota: Halfway Open Review

El Dorado Lounge Review is part of the Punxsutawney TPOL Trip Report, where TPOL leaves the basement. It’s finally happening despite inconsistent policies,... Read More

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Review: United Club Washington Dulles (IAD – C17)

Oh what a difference a hallway makes in dividing two worlds, one in the heavens and the other in the dungeon. This review covers the sorry step-sister of the Polaris... Read More

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Review: SWISS Lounge New York (JFK)

SWISS has done a marvelous job remodeling its Terminal 4 lounge at New York (JFK). It felt like I was stepping into Switzerland and the food and drink selection as well... Read More

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Review: Avianca VIP Lounge El Salvador (SAL)

My love of the Avianca VIP lounge in San Salvador can be summed up in three words: chicken tortilla soup. That made an otherwise drab lounge a rather nice place spend a... Read More

TravelUpdate
Tasting trendy treats on the British Airways first class lounge terrace

Spending time in an airport lounge for five hours because you booked the wrong flight could be considered a nightmare. I mean, just what do you do to pass the time?... Read More

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Review: AeroConnections VIP Lounge San Salvador (SAL)

If you find yourself in San Salvador (SAL) with a long layover and a Priority Pass and, the AeroConnections VIP Lounge is not a bad place to pass the time.... Read More

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Review: United Airlines Polaris Lounge Washington Dulles (IAD)

United Airlines’ new Polaris Lounge in Washington Dulles represents a huge leap forward in terms of premium cabin ground product, offering a compelling reason to... Read More

The Points of Life
Back in a Lounge: Priority Pass Medellin Review

I could not recall the last time I wrote a Lounge Review. I also forgot how silly I feel taking pictures in the lounge of alcohol and snacks. The post Back in a Lounge:... Read More

TravelUpdate
The Toulouse airport business class lounge is nothing to write home about

The Toulouse airport business class lounge is called La Croix du Sud Lounge. I have reviewed this lounge before and found it to be pretty average. Once again passing... Read More

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Review: Be Relax Spa LAX (Priority Pass)

I recently checked out the Be Relax Spa in Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airpot (LAX), a new addition to the Priority Pass lounge network. My recommendation:... Read More

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Review: Wingtips Lounge (JFK)

If you must, you can stop by this lounge…but the Wingtips Lounge in Terminal 4 at New York JFK is not a lounge I would ever go out of my way to visit. Wingtips Lounge... Read More

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Review: Alaska Airlines Lounge Los Angeles (LAX)

I stopped by the Alaska Airlines Lounge in Los Angeles (LAX) prior to my flight to Dallas and enjoyed lunch and coffee. It’s nice to see this lounge return to its... Read More

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