Airport lounges are supposed to be exclusive sanctuaries away from the hustle and bustle of busy airport terminals. But, even in the nicest of airport lounges, there's one thing that can easily ruin the experience: other passengers. Many frequent flyers will have experienced antisocial behaviour in airport lounges at some point, from people talking loudly on their phones to … [Read more...]
Airports & Lounges
Airports & Lounges is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about various airports and their lounges including Qantas Club and the Virgin Lounge.
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Many of us enjoy using airport lounges when flying. Lounge access is a great way to grab some food, freshen up with a shower, get some work done or simply relax before departure. For Business and First Class passengers, as well as frequent flyers with elite airline status, lounge access is generally complimentary. But if you're flying Economy and don't have status, you can … [Read more...]
It's well known that a Business class ticket - or elite airline status - can get you into airport lounges before your flight. But many airlines also offer arrivals lounge access. Depending on your airline, status and class of travel, you may also be entitled to lounge access on arrival at your destination. Arrivals lounge access could be useful if you're meeting somebody at … [Read more...]
Access to airport lounges is normally a perk of flying Business class or holding elite airline status. But even if you're not a frequent flyer, you can enjoy access to airport lounges around the world with a Priority Pass membership. Priority Pass members have access to more than 1,200 airport lounges in six continents. But the real beauty of Priority Pass membership is that … [Read more...]
After a year of construction work, Qantas has officially opened its brand new domestic Business Lounge at Melbourne Airport. The Qantas Melbourne Business Lounge in the domestic Terminal 1 is not only larger than its predecessor, but it also now comes with an Asian spice bar. Part of the new lounge has already been open for a few months. But the final section of the … [Read more...]