Priority Pass members have complained that they have not been offered refunds, even though they have been unable to travel and many airport lounges have been closed since March. Priority Pass sells annual memberships which, under normal circumstances, grant access to over 1,300 participating airport lounges & restaurants around the world. This includes 8 lounges and 15 … [Read more...]
Airline Lounges is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Improve your travel experience by using airline lounges such as the Virgin Lounge and Priority Pass lounges before you fly.
The Qantas Club is easily the most common airport lounge in Australia. Australian frequent flyers are always looking for information about the Qantas Club, and how to obtain a Qantas Club discount.
Last month, Qantas began reopening many of its domestic airport lounges as states eased their COVID-19 restrictions for indoor venues. With fewer people travelling, a need to control costs and government-mandated health restrictions, it was always going to be a challenge for Qantas to reopen its lounges while still offering an excellent experience to guests. But it seems Qantas … [Read more...]
Last week, Virgin Australia confirmed that it will keep most of its airport lounges as it transitions to a new post-covid business model. But when will Virgin Australia's airport lounges finally reopen? All 13 of Virgin Australia's airport lounges shut on 23 March 2020 due to government COVID-19 restrictions, and remain closed to this day. Even though Qantas already reopened … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia has revealed how the airline plans to emerge from voluntary administration, and it's a mixture of good and bad news. Virgin will retain most of its airport lounges and Business class cabins, and all Velocity Frequent Flyer points and travel credits will be honoured. But it will emerge as a smaller airline focusing on domestic, international short-haul and … [Read more...]
After being closed for more than three months due to COVID-19 restrictions (and a lack of passengers), Qantas will begin to reopen its Qantas Club and domestic Business class lounges from tomorrow. But the experience will be a little different, with social distancing and other health measures in place. Qantas will initially reopen 11 of its 35 domestic airport lounges on 1 … [Read more...]