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Review: San Francisco Polaris lounge
United Airlines San Francisco Polaris Lounge is the among the best lounge at SFO offering a premium lounge experience across two floors. The grand lounge is open for Polaris, business travelers. Polaris lounges offers an elevated experience over the United Club. I visited the LAX Polaris Lounge pre-covid and loved...
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Review: American Airlines Flagship First Dining New York (JFK)
Background: I recently visited the American Airlines Flagship First Dining at New York (JFK) before my flight to Los Angeles. It is really nice how American offers access to the Flagship First Dining on transcontinental first class flights. I had previously visited the Flagship Lounge (JFK) back in 2018, so...
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Review: Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Lounge Doha (DOH)
The Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Lounge in Doha (DOH) remains a superb lounge and is now open to all oneworld business class travelers. I recently spent several hours here prior to my Qatar Airways flight to Copenhagen and again prior to my American Airlines flight to New York and...
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Review: Air Algérie VIP Lounge Algiers (ALG)
The Air Algérie Lounge in Algiers (ALG) was one of the oddest lounges I have ever visited, not so much because of the lounge itself but because of how eerily quiet it was. Air Algérie Lounge Algiers (ALG) Review No mention was made of lounge access when I checked in...
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Review: Primeclass Lounge – Tbilisi Georgia (Priority Pass)
On a trip to Georgia, I had the chance to try the Primeclass Lounge at Tbilisi International Airport. Here was my experience.  If you are considering booking travel or signing up for a new credit card please click here. Both support LiveAndLetsFly.com. If you haven’t followed us on Facebook or Instagram, add us...
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Review: Delta Sky Club Los Angeles (LAX – T3)
Delta’s new SkyClub at Los Angeles International Airport is a design masterpiece with a number of elements that elevate it to one of my favorite lounges at LAX. Delta Sky Club Los Angeles (LAX) Terminal 3 Review Delta’s older SkyClub in Terminal 2 at LAX is still open, but this...
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Review: Amtrak ClubAcela Lounge Washington, DC (WAS)
Let’s just say the Amtrak ClubAcela Lounge at Washington Union Station (WAS) does not hold a candle to the swanky Metropolitan Lounge at New York Penn (NYP). That said, I still appreciated a quiet place to work after my Acela journey to Washington. Amtrak ClubAcela Lounge Washington Review Eventually, Amtrak...
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Review: LOT Polish Business Lounge, Warsaw
At Warsaw International Airport, LOT Polish Airlines operates two lounges for their business class and elite frequent fliers. The main lounge is the LOT Business Lounge Polonez, located in the Schengen zone and the secondary lounge, the LOT Polish Business Lounge Mazurek, is located in the non-Schengen zone for their...
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Review: Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge New York (NYP)
Amtrak has drastically upped its lounge game with its beautiful Metropolitan Lounge at the Moynihan Train Hall adjacent to New York Penn Station. Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge New York Review The National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak for short) is a state-run monopoly on commercial train service in the USA. For years,...
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Who wants a peek in the American Airlines Flagship Lounge in Chicago?
The American Airlines Flagship Lounges are generally quite nice. I arrived in Chicago off an Aer Lingus flight from Dublin and was very pleased when I finally arrived at the lounge. These facilities are cut above the Admirals Club lounges, offering a really decent culinary experience in nice surroundings. Let’s...
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Review: Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Johannesburg (JNB)
I had a chance to visit the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB) prior to my flight and want to provide an updated review. In short, this is still my preferred lounge at JNB. Unlike in January, the lounge was quite crowded this time: A staff member...
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Review: Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge Bangkok (BKK)
Japan Airlines Sakura Bangkok lounge serves is open to all of Japan Airlines business class passengers. In addition, both Oneworld elites and JAL elites can access the lounge. At my time of visiting Thailand, JAL had the only open Oneworld Lounge. Both Cathay Pacific and Qatar lounges are still closed...
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What is the 51st and Green lounge at Dublin Airport for US flights like?
When flying out of Dublin, transatlantic passengers pass through US Preclearance, which is US security and immigration. After that, those with lounge access use the 51st and Green lounge to relax before flying. I have only been here once before, as I tend to always have to fly via London...
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Review: Pietermaritzburg Aero Club (PZB)
We arrived at Pietermaritzburg Airport about two hours before our Airlink flight to Johannesburg, which was far too early. Thankfully, we were invited to use the Pietermaritzburg Aero Club, which served as a very comfortable lounge to wait for our flight. Pietermaritzburg Aero Club Review (PZB) After dropping off our...
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Review: Bidvest Premier Lounge Cape Town (CPT)
Years ago I reviewed the Bidvest Lounge in the international terminal at Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and on my last trip I had the chance to review the Bidvest domestic lounge. Bottom line: it’s a very decent Priority Pass lounge. Bidvest Premier Lounge Cape Town Domestic Terminal (CPT) Review...