Lounge Reviews

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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

Live from a Lounge
Plaza Premium Lounge Delhi T3 Domestic: My Experience during the Pandemic

Here is how the Plaza Premium Lounge Delhi T3 Domestic is handling the pandemic and getting guests to visit while they wait for their flights in a comfortable... Read More

Live from a Lounge
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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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